Rwanda http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19596/all en Gorilla tourism: a double-edged sword http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110401/gorilla-tourism-rwanda <p> VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda &ndash; There are few wildlife experiences on the planet that rival coming face-to-face with a 350-pound mountain gorilla.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110401/gorilla-tourism-rwanda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda Travel/Tourism Emerging Markets Wildlife News Sat, 02 Apr 2011 12:49:00 +0000 Kathleen E. McLaughlin and Rebecca Huntington 5634815 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location: Rwanda — Welcome to the jungle http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5644203 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Gorilla orphans get ready to return home to a war-torn Congo.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kathleen McLaughlin and Melinda Binks </div> </div> </div> <p>VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda -- Traumatized baby gorillas get a second chance at the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project in Rwanda.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/3c57237f72ee5-original.jpg?1305159216" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2011:05:11 23:28</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("3c57237f72ee5", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Africa Congo On Location Rwanda Travel/Tourism Wildlife News Thu, 12 May 2011 03:28:00 +0000 Kathleen McLaughlin and Melinda Binks 5644203 at http://www.globalpost.com Suspected Rwanda genocide mastermind arrested http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110526/rwanda-genocide-suspect-arrested-democratic-republic-congo <p> About 800,000 minority Tutsis and moderate Hutus were killed in the Rwandan genocide in 100 days</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110526/rwanda-genocide-suspect-arrested-democratic-republic-congo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda United Nations War Fri, 27 May 2011 00:20:52 +0000 News Desk 5647622 at http://www.globalpost.com Campaign for Rwandan Genocide Memorial Center is on Facebook http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/africa/campaign-rwandan-genocide-memorial-center-facebook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> $1 will be donated for every "like" memorial gets on Facebook. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Andrew Meldrum </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Want to help the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center? Like it on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/exploreRwanda" target="_blank">Facebook</a>. It&#39;s that easy. For every like that the center gets, Explore.org will donate a dollar to the center, up to $50,000.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/news/regions/africa/campaign-rwandan-genocide-memorial-center-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Facebook Rwanda Africa Emerges Tue, 14 Jun 2011 22:39:00 +0000 Andrew Meldrum 5651217 at http://www.globalpost.com Rwanda Drum Making http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5651886 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jon Rosen </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-slideshow-slides"> <div class="field-label">Photo Slides:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5651880/rwanda-drum-14">Rwanda drum 14</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5651881/rwanda-drum-27">Rwanda drum 27</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5651882/rwanda-drum-33">Rwanda drum 33</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5651883/rwanda-drum-42">Rwanda drum 42</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/photo/5651884/rwanda-drum-56">Rwanda drum 56</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="/photo/5651885/rwanda-drum-65">Rwanda drum 65</a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:03:22 10:12</span> </div> </div> </div> Africa Rwanda Travel/Tourism Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:12:08 +0000 Jon Rosen 5651886 at http://www.globalpost.com South Africa stops another attempt to kill Rwanda ex-army chief: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110922/south-africa-rwanda-faustin-kayumba-Nyamwasa-assassination-attempt <p> BBC News reports that the new plot to kill the former Rwandan army chief involved an attack with machine guns at Nyamwasa&#39;s home in Johannesburg.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/south-africa/110922/south-africa-rwanda-faustin-kayumba-Nyamwasa-assassination-attempt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda Military South Africa Thu, 22 Sep 2011 20:35:14 +0000 News Desk 5675967 at http://www.globalpost.com Volcanoes: hottest thing in Congo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/111128/congo-volcano-tourism-economy <p> VIRUNGA NATIONAL PARK &mdash; Many hope a boost in Congo&#39;s tourism industry will revive the struggling economy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/111128/congo-volcano-tourism-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Congo Democratic Republic of Congo Rwanda Travel/Tourism Thu, 01 Dec 2011 11:25:00 +0000 Nichole Sobecki 5682692 at http://www.globalpost.com Rwanda Now http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5683380 <p> KIGALI &mdash; Rwanda works to overcome its recent genocide to build a positive, prosperous future for all its people. &nbsp;</p> Africa Rwanda Mon, 19 Dec 2011 06:51:00 +0000 Steve Terrill 5683380 at http://www.globalpost.com Rwanda's Kagame backs calls to change constitution, allowing him third term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/111212/rwanda-paul-kagame-supports-constitution-changes-third-term <p> Kagame was re-elected in a landslide last year after opposition parties were harassed and silenced.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/111212/rwanda-paul-kagame-supports-constitution-changes-third-term" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda Politics Africa Emerges Mon, 12 Dec 2011 22:00:00 +0000 News Desk 5684048 at http://www.globalpost.com Mugesera ordered deported back to Rwanda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120111/mugesera-ordered-deported-back-rwanda <p> Former Rwandan politician&#39;s 1992 speech called Tutsis &ldquo;cockroaches&rdquo; and &ldquo;scum,&rdquo; and encouraged his fellow Hutus to kill them.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120111/mugesera-ordered-deported-back-rwanda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Canada deported genocide leon mugesera mugasera Rwanda Americas Canada Wed, 11 Jan 2012 22:40:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5687023 at http://www.globalpost.com Alleged Rwandan war criminal gets weekend in Canada http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120120/alleged-rwandan-war-criminal-gets-weekend-canada <p> Mugesera accused of inciting genocide and war crimes; alleged to have called Tutsis &ldquo;scum&rdquo; and &ldquo;cockroaches&rdquo; during speech.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120120/alleged-rwandan-war-criminal-gets-weekend-canada" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa genocide leon mugesera mugasera Rwanda war crimes Canada Sat, 21 Jan 2012 02:32:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688339 at http://www.globalpost.com Exiled Rwandan journalists fear assassination http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120131/uganda-rwandan-journalists-exiled-targeted-assassination Kampala — Godwin Agaba fled Rwanda after his reporting irritated authorities there.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120131/uganda-rwandan-journalists-exiled-targeted-assassination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda Uganda Sat, 04 Feb 2012 13:17:00 +0000 Rodney Muhumuza 5689735 at http://www.globalpost.com Rwanda: Genocide suspects stranded http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/africa/rwanda-genocide-suspects-cleared-the-ictr <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 10 Rwandan genocide suspects found innocent have nowhere safe to go. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Tristan McConnell </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> NAIROBI, Kenya &mdash;&nbsp;Genocide suspects who have been cleared of charges by the International Criminal Tribunal for&nbsp;Rwanda remain stuck in a safe house in Tanzania because they fear&nbsp;returning home and no other country will take them in, according to a<a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-16816668" target="_blank">&nbsp;BBC report</a> today.</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/series/rwanda-now" target="_blank">Our in-depth series: Rwanda Now</a></strong></p> <p> The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda has conducted 72 cases against people accused of planning,&nbsp;funding and commanding the 1994 genocide that saw more than 800,000&nbsp;mostly Tutsi people killed by Hutu death squads.</p> <p> Of those 10 have been&nbsp;cleared of involvement in the killings but five of these say they&nbsp;cannot go back to Rwanda for fear of persecution, yet no foreign&nbsp;country has been willing to offer them refuge.</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120126/rwanda-news-leon-mugesera-deported-canada" target="_blank">Rwanda News: Leon Mugesera arrives from Canada</a></strong></p> <p> According to the BBC, which interviewed the tribunal&#39;s spokesman:</p> <p> &quot;The five men still living in Arusha and acquitted by the ICTR are all&nbsp;Hutus and include a former brigadier general, ex-ministers and a&nbsp;businessman. They live together in a safe house and can go to town and&nbsp;to church, but otherwise cannot leave.</p> <p> &quot;Andre Ntagerura &mdash; the former minister of transport &mdash; has been waiting&nbsp;nearly six years for refuge since his acquittal. The five have been&nbsp;joined in the safe house by two others who have served their&nbsp;sentences, but also have nowhere to go.&quot;</p> <p> Paul Kagame in Rwanda has been highly critical of the ICTR and the&nbsp;cases of these men illustrate both the fear that Kagame&#39;s regime&nbsp;instills in its opponents as well as the international community&#39;s&nbsp;queasiness when it comes to taking in former suspects, even if they&nbsp;are found innocent of genocide.</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost:&nbsp;<a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/africa-emerges/rwanda-genocide-memorial-path-healing" target="_blank">Rwanda genocide memorial a pathway to healing</a></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/africa/rwanda-genocide-suspects-cleared-the-ictr" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda On Africa Wed, 01 Feb 2012 16:45:19 +0000 Tristan McConnell 5689857 at http://www.globalpost.com French court backs Rwanda suspect extradition http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120331/french-court-backs-rwanda-suspect-extradition <p> France has previously extradited Rwandan citizens to Tanzania to go on trial at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), but has never sent anyone to Rwanda itself to face trial.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120331/french-court-backs-rwanda-suspect-extradition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa France Rwanda France Sat, 31 Mar 2012 13:04:45 +0000 Luke Browne 5698636 at http://www.globalpost.com Rwandan ex-minister handed life sentence over genocide http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/rwandan-ex-minister-handed-life-sentence-over-genocide Former Rwandan Youth Minister Callixte Nzabonimana has been sentenced to life in prison by a UN war crimes tribunal over his role in the 1994 genocide.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120531/rwandan-ex-minister-handed-life-sentence-over-genocide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Rwanda Thu, 31 May 2012 17:25:36 +0000 Luke Browne 5706377 at http://www.globalpost.com