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/ 15 November 2008

Rwanda’s president accuses UN of betrayal

Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame, has accused the United Nations of betraying a pledge to combat Hutu extremists in eastern Congo and then blaming his country for the failure of a costly peacekeeping mission to end years of conflict. In an interview with the Guardian, Kagame dismissed accusations that Rwanda is backing the Tutsi rebel leader, […]

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/ 4 February 2008

Central Africa quake toll rises

The death toll from a series of earthquakes that hit Central Africa rose on Monday to 43 as a major aid operation for hundreds of injured and thousands of homeless gathered pace amid new aftershocks. Thirty-seven of the deaths were reported in Rwanda’s Western Province and six around the Democratic Republic of Congo city of Bukavu, which was near the epicentre.