Latest articles on Rwandan Genocide

Review: Sam Msibi’s perilous dance on the frontlines

Lensman Sam Msibi’s memoir, The Accidental Frontline Journalist, reveals a life irrevocably bound to South Africa’s history

Exclusive: Top-secret testimonies implicate Rwanda’s president in war crimes

Explosive witness testimony from the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda implicates Paul Kagame and the RPF in mass killings before, during and after the 1994 genocide.

Journalists have to be seekers of truth, not activists

Many feel the urge to offer direction in a world that seems to be spiralling out of control faster every day

Rwanda: Capturing a genocide financier

A Kenyan investigative journalist reflects on the capture of a genocidaire in Paris after 26 years on the run and its significance to the families of the victims left in his wake

It’s time for a reckoning for Kagame and his estern cheerleaders

As we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, we cannot keep excusing the crimes of Rwanda’s current government

Kivu: The forgotten war

Fighting in Kivu, a region in the east of the vast powder-keg state of the Democratic Republic of Congo, first flared a generation ago

Letters to the Editor: May 25 to 31

Our readers write in about Doron Isaacs and Paul Kagame

Rohingya crisis: This is what genocide looks like

Genocide doesn't begin with mass murder. It's a long, insidious process that can be stopped before it's too late.

We can’t ignore the worrying signs of genocide in Africa

How do we make sure there’s not a return to the horror of Rwanda or Biafra?

France outraged by Rwandan genocide blame

The French justice minister will not attend commemorations marking 20th anniversary of genocide, after Paul Kagame's comments.

‘Hate Radio’ channels brutality of Rwandan Genocide

Recreated from 1 200 pages of radio broadcast transcripts, "Hate Radio" tells the story of the horrific days of the Rwandan Genocide in 1994.

Keeping the peace: Life in Rwanda post genocide

During her recent visit to Rwanda, Cara Meintjes spent time with young citizens who are still grappling with the legacy of the 1994 genocide.

Jailed Rwanda journalists launch Supreme Court appeal

Two journalists jailed for insulting Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and denying the genocide are appealing their sentences.

Inquiry shows Kagame’s aides innocent of plane attack

A French report has cleared Paul Kagame's aides of a plane attack that killed French nationals and was one of the catalysts of the Rwandan genocide.

Rwanda assures Canada: ‘safe’ to deport Mugesera

Rwanda has urged Canada to ensure the deportation of a Rwandan 'genocide inciting' refugee with assurances that the country can conduct fair trials.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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