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Tensions loom over the Great Lakes region

President Félix Tshisekedi should abandon plans to invite neighbouring militaries into the eastern DRC

Rwanda’s gingerbread house

Kigali is flashing its sweetest smile to foreign firms, but there may be cracks in the image it’s presenting

Kigali’s trade-off: Sell and be arrested or starve

At first glimpse, Rwanda’s capital is a model African city: clean, organised, beautiful. But behind the gleaming facade, not all is well

In Tito’s Rwanda: Beneath the surface

Zukiswa Wanner explores Rwanda's ongoing attempts toward equal dignity.

RwandAir launches route between Cape Town, Harare and Kigali

As Zimbabwe emerges from financial turmoil, there is increasing demand for flights

Before visiting Rwanda, there are a few things Arsenal fans should know

The club’s new sleeve sponsor has an abysmal human rights record

‘No one must be in SA without documentation’― Mashaba

City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has been criticised for his comments on illegal immigration during an address in Rwanda

Africa’s free trade fairy tale

A cross section of Africa’s most powerful people gathered in Kigali this week to sell a dream - and sell it hard

Ramaphosa floats the idea of an ‘African bitcoin’

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he fully supports calls for a single African currency— and that maybe it should be digital

Why US universities should cut links with Rwanda

The US should stop backing authoritarian regimes such as Rwanda’s through institutional support that helps propagate tyranny.

Like it or not, Rwanda is Africa’s future

If African leaders get their way, the country’s controversial development approach will be replicated across the continent

Without aid, who will pay for African healthcare?

Somehow, African countries are going to have to start footing their own medical bills.

Rwanda, SA expel diplomats amid shooting row

South Africa and Rwanda have both issued diplomatic expulsions as a row escalated over the attempted assassination of an exiled Rwandan general.

A question of business cost

According to the 2012-2013 report, the world's most competitive country is, believe it or not, Switzerland. Huh, you shrug, Switzerland?

Rwanda’s urban inflation driven higher by food prices

The consumer price index for urban areas in Rwanda has risen by almost 3% due and this has been attributed partly to higher food prices.

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