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

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