Rwanda began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago.
“What they experienced was so totally barbaric that even now we find many are reporting symptoms associated with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder,” said Yvonne Kayiteshonga, Mental Health Division Manager at the Ministry of Health.
The Rwandan genocide began 25 years ago. However, the deadly repercussions are still being felt. One only has to look to the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo.
14 miners are killed in a cassiterite mine accident in Mwulire sector, eastern Rwanda.
Rwanda’s ministry of health has intensified training to prevent Ebola outbreak.
Israel and Rwanda have signed an aviation agreement paving the way for the two countries to commence first-ever direct flights.
Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. Ghana’s parliament has now approved its own drone project, despite initial skepticism.
Revenues from selling mountain gorilla tracking permits increases, Rwanda says.
Rwanda asks Cambodia to support its candidacy as secretary-general of the Organisation International de la Francophonie.
For centuries China has used gifts of giant pandas as a soft power diplomacy tool.
Xi Jinping, the first Chinese head of state to to visit to Rwanda.
Fifteen people arekilled during five days of clashes between armed militia in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive east.
Nearly 200 people who travelled to the Gold Coast for last month’s Commonwealth Games have applied for asylum in Australia, an official said yesterday.