Why is Rwanda the only Sub-Saharan African country considered Covid-19 ‘safe’ by EU?

African countries have announced they are gradually lifting coronavirus restriction, including reinstigating international flights. Senegal said it will open its skies as of July 15, Kenya and Rwanda expect to restore flights on August 1st. This comes as Rwanda is seen as one of the countries which managed to keep the pandemic in control, even … Read more Why is Rwanda the only Sub-Saharan African country considered Covid-19 ‘safe’ by EU?

French court rejects new inquiry into President death that sparked Rwandan genocide

A Paris appeals court rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked a genocide that killed 800,000 people, lawyers said Friday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more French court rejects new inquiry into President death that sparked Rwandan genocide

French court rejects new probe into Rwandan President’s 1994 death

A Paris appeals court rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked a genocide that killed 800,000 people, lawyers said Friday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more French court rejects new probe into Rwandan President’s 1994 death

French court rejects new inquiry into death of president Habyarimana that sparked Rwanda genocide

A Paris appeals court rejected a request to reopen an investigation into the 1994 death of Rwanda’s president Juvenal Habyarimana, which sparked a genocide that killed 800,000 people, lawyers said Friday. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more French court rejects new inquiry into death of president Habyarimana that sparked Rwanda genocide

Felicien Kabuga: The man behind Rwanda’s hate media | The Listening Post (Feature)

After 26 years on the run, Felicien Kabuga – the man accused of being one of the key figures behind Rwanda’s genocide – was arrested in Paris on May 16, 2020. A French court has ruled that he will be sent to Arusha, Tanzania to be tried in the United Nations’ International Criminal Tribunal for … Read more Felicien Kabuga: The man behind Rwanda’s hate media | The Listening Post (Feature)

Monuments of history or bigotry? The politics of statues | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: Should historic statues remain standing even if they celebrate racism and violence? Plus, the mastermind behind Rwanda’s hate-spewing radio station is caught. Monuments of history or bigotry? The politics of statues The police killing of George Floyd, a Black American, and the weeks of protests that followed in the … Read more Monuments of history or bigotry? The politics of statues | The Listening Post (Full)

French court agrees to transfer Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga to UN tribunal

A French court on Wednesday ordered Rwandan genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga be handed over to a United Nations tribunal for trial. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow us on … Read more French court agrees to transfer Rwanda genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga to UN tribunal

Who is Félicien Kabuga? Rwandan genocide kingpin arrested in France

How could he be hiding in plain sight in a quiet Paris suburb? After 26 years on the run, the past has finally caught up with Félicien Kabuga, the alleged supplier of machetes for the Rwandan genocide and the founder of its Radio Mille Collines propaganda arm. François Picard’s panel asks where international justice will … Read more Who is Félicien Kabuga? Rwandan genocide kingpin arrested in France

Kabuga’s arrest : “There is no justice without publicity.”

“The best possibility will be Rwanda. The crime happened in Rwanda and 25 years later it’s time for Rwanda to have the occasion to make an important trial. Second possibility should be in Paris. There has been some genocide trials in Paris, they have been very fair, very well done. Or the third possibility would … Read more Kabuga’s arrest : “There is no justice without publicity.”

Rwanda: French court rejects release of genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga

In tonight’s edition: After two decades on the run, a Rwandan suspect in the genocide against the Tutsis has appeared on front of a French court. Felicien Kabuga says all charges he faces are lies. and in Cameroon Covid19 has upset the financial situation in the country. A drop in international money transfers is affecting many … Read more Rwanda: French court rejects release of genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga

Rwanda genocide: French court to decide on handing suspect to UN

A decision is expected in the coming hours on whether a Rwandan genocide suspect will be handed over to UN custody. If so, former businessman Felicien Kabuga will go on trial at an international court. He is accused of helping finance the mass killings in 1994 and was arrested in Paris after 26 years on … Read more Rwanda genocide: French court to decide on handing suspect to UN

Thomas Thabane resigns: Lesotho’s PM is accused of participating in wife’s murder

On this edition, Lesotho’s Prime Minister Thomas Thabane resigned after pressure to do so because of accusations linking him to the murder of his ex wife in 2017. Our correspondent brings you the latest. Also, as Burundi is preparing for this week’s presidential election, we bring you a report on Burundian refugees in Rwanda worried about the … Read more Thomas Thabane resigns: Lesotho’s PM is accused of participating in wife’s murder

Most wanted fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in France after 23 years on the run

Felicien Kabuga, a millionaire accused of financing the 1994 genocide in Rwanda which killed more than 800,000 people, has been arrested near Paris. The businessman was accused by Rwandan prosecutors of using his companies to import vast quantities of machetes that were used to slaughter people. He had a $5m (£4.1m) bounty on his head. … Read more Most wanted fugitive in Rwanda’s genocide arrested in France after 23 years on the run

Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France

Rwandan genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga was arrested on Saturday near Paris after 25 years on the run, accused of playing a leading role in one of the worst massacres of the 20th century. The 84-year-old, who is Rwanda’s most-wanted man and had a $5m bounty on his head, was living under a false identity in … Read more Rwanda genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga arrested in France

Kabuga arrest ‘opens up a lot of questions’, says member of Rwanda civil plaintiffs group

Bruce Clarke, a former member of the Civil Plaintiffs Collective for Rwanda, says the arrest of suspected genocide financier Félicien Kabuga just outside the French capital “opens up a lot of questions about the inefficiency of the French justice system” and even of potential complicity with the killers. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE … Read more Kabuga arrest ‘opens up a lot of questions’, says member of Rwanda civil plaintiffs group