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Rwanda’s deadly methane lake becomes source of future power

Beneath the calm waters of Lake Kivu lie vast but deadly reserves of methane and carbon dioxide, which Rwanda is tapping both to save lives and provide a lucrative power source. Plans are in place to pump out enough gas for power that would nearly double……

China signs massive $3.8 billion rail deal that will link Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan

China on Sunday signed a deal to build a $3.8 billion rail link between Kenya's Indian Ocean port of Mombasa and Nairobi, the first stage of a line that will eventually link Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. Under the terms of the agreement,……

Children born of rape: forgotten victims of Rwanda’s genocide

When David, a 19-year-old Rwandan, is asked about his parents, he prefers to conceal being one of thousands of children born from a rape during the 1994 genocide. "I say I don't have a father," he explained. It is impossible to say exactly how many……

Rwanda seeks to block talk of war crimes court at UN

The United Nations has been hit by a second war crimes court dispute in a week with Rwanda trying to stop the UN Security Council praising the International Criminal Court. The storm comes only days after the United States boycotted a UN General Assembly debate where Serbia’s president launched a…

Rwanda leader accuses West of leniency for genocide suspects

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday accused unspecifiedWestern countries of failing to stop genocide suspects on their territory as his country marked the 18th anniversary of a Tutsi massacre. “As we remember those we lost, some of those who killed them are still moving freely in some capitals of the so-called free world,”…

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