Assassins Make Third Attempt On Exiled Rwandan Army Official’s Life

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has long been suspected of sending spies to assassinate exiled officials abroad, but no proof has ever come to light, leaving many to wonder who killed another exiled Rwandan government official in January.

South Africa Rwandan General

South African police have reported another attempt on the life of a former Rwandan army chief of staff who has been living in exile in the country for the past four years. Capt. Paul Ramaloko, a spokesman for the South African police, said Wednesday that Gen. Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa was not injured in the attack on his Johannesburg home on


French Secret Agent At The Heart Of Investigation into Rwandan Genocide

Former French special forces operative Paul Barril is being investigated for his behind-the-scenes role in the 1994 genocide.

It has all the cliché hallmarks of a Hollywood-created conflict somewhere on the African continent, with European mercenaries and various corrupt businessmen stoking the coals of war. However, the 1994 Rwandan genocide was not a Hollywood tale. It was all-too real and left an estimated 800,000 dead. According to a French news outlet, documents


In Rwanda, A Deadly Fight Among The Ruling Elite

The death of a former Rwandan spymaster has triggered a wave of unease Rwanda.

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The mourners who railed against Patrick Karegeya's killers spoke of them as if they knew exactly who they were. Officials in Rwandan President Paul Kagame's government carried out the killing, some whispered in private, but none dared say so in public at a requiem in Uganda for the former Rwandan spymaster who was found


Rwanda Begins To Mark 20-Year Anniversary Of The Genocide

Rwanda has done much to reshape its national identity, but critics accuse the country’s leader of becoming authoritarian.

Events marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan conflict were initiated this week and will continue over the coming months, building up to the official day in April when events kick off around the country. According to U.N. estimates, around 800,000 people were hacked to death by machetes in Rwanda over ethnic divisions between the Hutu and