Rwanda Genocide

South Africa not co-operating in arrest of genocide suspect — UN court

Since 2010, the tribunal has handled outstanding and ongoing cases from the former International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

World has failed to learn from Rwanda’s genocide

And yet, too often we are confronted with the shameful reality that the world has not learned the lessons of the 1994 Rwanda genocide.

Rwanda: 25 years after genocide, politics of demonisation as dangerous as ever

In the 25 years since the genocide, the world has witnessed countless crimes fuelled by the same politics of demonisation and tactics of exclusion

Debating media’s role in driving Rwanda’s genocide

Although many years have passed, the Rwandan genocide still has much to teach us about the centrality of media in cases of state violence

Swede jailed for life over Rwanda genocide

Theodore Tabaro, 49, was sentenced by the Stockholm district court for 'genocide' after he was convicted of murder, attempted murder, and kidnappings

The intolerable loss of dignity

Obliterating being human is beyond our comprehension and so we invoke evil and dignity – but the wound is indelible

‘My neighbour murdered nearly all of my family, but now we are friends’

Thanks to a pioneering project survivors and perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide now live side by side in 'reconciliation villages'.

Rwanda’s essential oils offer big profits from little land

Essential oils are increasingly in demand in richer countries for use in cosmetics, food and pharmaceuticals.

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.

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar ‘under house arrest’ in Pretoria, says source

A well-connected regional political consultant said Machar was being kept 'basically under house arrest' near Pretoria with his movements restricted.

Rwanda: Raised in the shadow of death

Twenty-one years after the genocide, Rwanda is rapidly rebuilding its national identity - but ethnicity is still a factor.

Rwanda genocide court closes after 20 years and $2bn

The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda closes up shop amid criticism, but at least with some justice served.

Latest

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it