Paul Kagame

Burundi accuses Rwanda of training rebels for cross border attacks


KPFA Weekend News, 10.03.2015

KPFA spoke to Father Thomas Nahimana, and the US State Department, about accusations that Rwanda is training rebels to engage in cross border attacks to destabilize Burundi.

Western power and press versus Burundi's President Nkurunziza

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza
Should incumbent Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza be allowed to run for election again?  Most Western powers and Western press say no. 

Uganda's Museveni to seek re-election in his 30th year in office

KPFA Weekend News, 04.18.2015

Three presidents in the Great Lakes Region of Africa, Burundi's Nkurunziza, DR Congo's Kabila, and Rwanda's Kagame, are all doing their best to stay in office beyond constitutional term limits. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, however, doesn't have to overcome term limits because Uganda's Parliament abolished them in 2005. He has already announced that he will run again in 2016, his thirtieth year in office.

'Friends of Victoire' launched to free Rwandan political prisoner Victoire Ingabire

KPFA Weekend News, broadcast 01.17.2015
Friends of Victoire has launched in England, France, Belgium, and Canada, and invited all peaceloving people to join them to free Victoire Ingabire and bring peace to the Great Lakes Region of Africa.


Belgium cuts 40 million Euro in aid to Rwanda

KPFA Weekend News, 12.21.2014

International argument over "Rwanda's Untold Story,” the BBC documentary that upends widely held belief about the Rwandan massacres of the 1990s, and discredits the authoritarian regime of President Paul Kagame, continues in the European, African, and U.S. press. Earlier this week, Belgium canceled 40 million Euro in development aid to Rwanda.

British officials were right at the front, with President Kagame, in this footage of the walk to the April 7 genocide memorial in Kigali, which was included in the BBC documentary 'Rwanda's Untold Story'.' The UK continues to be the biggest foreign donor to Rwanda.



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