Louise Mushikiwabo

By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Aug 30th, 2013
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Rwanda says the Democratic Republic of Congo is responsible for shelling its territory amid rising conflict in the region. A woman was killed and a baby seriously injured after a shell fell in the Rwandan territory on Thursday, with Kigali warning against further escalation of violence between the tw...
By IndepthAfrica
In Cape Verde
Mar 18th, 2013
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Democratic Republic of Congo war crimes suspect Bosco Ntaganda is believed to have handed himself over to the US embassy in Kigali, Rwanda’s foreign minister has said. “We have learned today [Monday] that Bosco Ntaganda entered Rwanda and surrendered to [the] US Embassy in Kigali,” ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 9th, 2012
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Enforced disappearances, long detentions without charge, parallel justice mechanisms, a network of secret prisons – these are all the hallmarks of the US program of ‘extraordinary rendition’. This time, however, we’re talking about Rwanda, and a new Amnesty report which accused Kagame of orchestratin...
By IndepthAfrica
In Rwanda
Oct 8th, 2012
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Amnesty International on Monday called on Rwanda to end the “unlawful detention of civilians” and investigate allegations of torture by its security services, claims dismissed by Kigali. The London-based rights watchdog said it had gathered evidence of “unlawful detention, torture a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 5th, 2012
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Amid a barrage of hostile international headlines and donor indication that funding is going to be tied to how events play out in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda is fighting back; and this time hard. This counter-onslaught is being led by President Paul Kagame who now insists Rwanda wil...
By IndepthAfrica
In Rwanda
Sep 25th, 2012
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On a sunny afternoon in Boston… Rwanda Day 2012 Jennifer Fierberg How many have to die? (BOSTON) – At the corner of Dartmouth and St. James in Boston, Massachusetts about one hundred people gathered for two separate but related reasons. On the one side were approximately a dozen supporter...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 29th, 2012
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Dakar – Decisions by international donors to withdraw aid to Rwanda are “hasty” and “based on flimsy evidence”, Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo reportedly has said. Britain on Saturday joined The Netherlands and United States in withholding aid donations following al...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jul 13th, 2012
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Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda and their Great Lakes region neighbours have agreed a plan to “eradicate” armed groups in eastern Congo, the Congolese and Rwandan delegations said on Thursday. The document was signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa by foreign ministers of nearly...
By IndepthAfrica
In DR Congo
Jun 27th, 2012
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UNITED NATIONS — UN sanctions experts have “overwhelming evidence” that Rwanda has breached an arms embargo to aid rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a report obtained by AFP. Kigali has strongly denied accusations of involvement in a new rebellion in eastern DR Cong...
By IndepthAfrica
In Central Africa
Jun 25th, 2012
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Rwanda’s foreign minister on Monday dismissed claims that senior security officials are supporting the rebellion in the eastern Congo, saying that her country is being used as a “scapegoat” for its neighbor’s bloody conflict. Louise Mushikiwabo denied allegations that high-ranking defense and militar...