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Rwanda leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of vote
Rwanda's president is inaugurated after winning nearly 99 percent of the vote
Rwandan refugee in Uganda kidnapped in capital: Officials
A Rwandan refugee has been kidnapped by unknown people in Uganda , the victim's wife and Ugandan officials said Thursday. Rene Rutagungira was known to refugee officials before his abduction in the capital, Kampala, said Apollo Kazungu, a government commissioner in charge of refugees. Rutagungira
Remembering Rwanda Genocide: 20 Years Later
Mourners gathered to remember the 800,000 people killed between April and June 1994.
Susan Rice: Why the UN Ambassador Made a Controversial Candidate
United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice removed herself from possible consideration as secretary of state after becoming yet another player in the divide between the left and right. Rice, who withdrew her name Thursday, has faced months of criticism over how she characterized the Sept. 11 attack on a
U.S. Sends Top Africa Diplomat For Congo Peace Talks
White House and State Department officials confirmed that the Obama administration has dispatched the top U.S. diplomat for Africa, Johnny Carson, to Central Africa this weekend to help negotiate an end the latest crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo. “I can tell you that...
Today In Pictures: Sept. 12, 2011
Nepalese soldiers in a traditional uniform participate in the Indra Jatra festival in Katmandu, Nepal, Sept. 12, 2011. (Binod Joshi/AP Photo) African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) members sing “Shoot the Boer”, Sept. 12, 2011, after a judge ruled the black man who leads...
White House battles critics on action in Libya
The White House pushed back hard Thursday against criticism of President Obama's Libya policy, arranging a classified briefing for Congress next week and promising that Obama soon will address the American people again about the scope and purpose of U.S. military actions against Moammar Gadhafi's
Rwanda’s Dual Realities: Vote Today about Kagame’s Progress...and Repression
Dana Hughes Reports from Nairobi, Kenya: As millions of Rwandans take to the polls today to vote in their second democratic election since the 1994 genocide, the country may represent one of the world’s greatest come-back stories. Less than 20...
Feared Congo Warlord Arrested in Rwanda
When the news broke that General Laurent Nkunda, the leader of the Tutsi rebel forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo, had been arrested, the response from the international community was both applause and trepidation. Nkunda has been a major player in the civil war in Eastern Congo since the
Tourists in the Mist: Finding Rwanda's Famous Apes
Eco-Tourism Provides Protection for Gorillas, Profit for Country Ravaged by Genocide