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Kenyans, Ugandans and Rwandans can now cross borders - within the EAC - using just their national I.Ds. With these policy changes, there has been a massive increase of people travelling back and forth within the Community. So before you pack your bag more

31 Aug 2015 00:00 Rwanda

Four of the eleven children reunited with their families.

ICRC

Fourteen Rwandan children have been repatriated from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to Rwanda, where they were reunited with their families. more

8 Jul 2014 00:00 Rwanda

Secretary-General of the United Nations - Ban Ki-moon has commended Rwandans for their recovery less than twenty years after the genocide. "We commend Rwanda Government and the people of Rwanda and hope post conflict countries will take a lesson from more

25 May 2013 00:00 Rwanda

Rescue workers wait to search the rubble by hand after the completion of rescue work by heavy machinery

Photograph: Mark Darrough / Associated Press

A four-story building under construction in Rwanda's eastern district of Nyagatare has collapsed - killing 6 and injuring over 30 people. more

15 May 2013 00:00 Rwanda

Rwanda's first female pilot, Esther Mbabazi, 24, said 'being a pilot really was my childhood dream'.

Photograph: Sean Jones for the Guardian

Esther Mbabazi trained to fly Rwandair regional jets despite her father being killed in a plane crash when she was eight Esther Mbabazi was eight years old when her father was killed in a crash as the plane he was flying in overshot the runway landi more

18 Mar 2013 00:00 Rwanda

Rwanda's Minister for Gender and Family Promotion, Aloisea Inyumba, played a decisive role in the rebuilding of her country. She was a pioneer in the advancement of women. more

15 Mar 2013 00:00 Rwanda

Prosecutors said Beatrice Munyenyezi had a "front row seat" during the mass killings of about 800,000 Tutsis in 1994.

Photograph: Jim Cole/AP

Beatrice Munyenyezi had been given asylum but now faces up to 10 years in prison and deportation for making false statements. more

24 Feb 2013 00:00 Rwanda