Rwanda

June 28, 2022

Frustration and hope: the African migrants waiting it out in Rwanda

Their fate has come under the spotlight since Britain hatched a controversal deal with Rwanda in April to deport unwanted asylum seekers to the East African country thousands of kilometres away.
June 25, 2022

Spotlight on Commonwealth talents at Kigali Fashion Week

Rwanda’s largest city was the place to be for fashion enthusiasts originating from the Commonwealth nations. The Kigali Fashion week kicked off on Tuesday in the Rwandan capital. The fashion event attracted 23 local designers and 9 international brands as well as models from across the globe.
June 24, 2022

Africa: Commonwealth Countries Urged to Help Arrest Genocide Fugitives

Activists and survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda are urging leaders in Kigali for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to help arrest all suspected perpetrators of the genocide hiding in their countries.
June 24, 2022

Rwanda: the construction of the first mRNA vaccine factory in Africa kicks off

German company BioNTech expects to set up additional factories in Senegal and South Africa.
June 24, 2022

Rwanda: BioNTech Breaks Ground On First mRNA Vaccine Plant in Africa

The German pharmaceutical company BioNTech has broken ground for the production site of its COVID-19 vaccine in Rwanda's capital, Kigali.
June 23, 2022

Rwanda: UK Unveils Plans to Override European Rights Court After Rwanda Spat

The UK government has said it will introduce legislation allowing it to ignore certain European Court of Human Rights decisions after a judge in Strasbourg blocked flights removing asylum seekers to Rwanda.
June 23, 2022

Congolese armed groups react to the deployment of regional force in Eastern DRC

They ask for Rwandans and Ugandans to be excluded from the special unit.
June 22, 2022

Prince Charles visits Rwanda museum ahead of commonwealth meeting

Prince Charles laid a wreath on Wednesday at a memorial to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda during the first visit to the country by a British royal.
June 22, 2022

Gambia: European Court Cancels 1st UK-Rwanda Deportation Flight

The first deportation flight from Britain to Rwanda slated to transfer asylum seekers including Gambians who crossed the English Channel from France has been cancelled; thanks to the crucial intervention of European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).
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