Latest Kigali Stories

2006-05-18 09:36:50

By Lesley Wroughton KIGALI (Reuters) - Rock star Bono on Wednesday pledged to maintain pressure on the United States and other wealthy nations to keep funds rolling for aid to Africa.

2006-04-16 20:11:25

By Arthur Asiimwe KIGALI (Reuters) - Three films in two years about Rwanda's genocide have shocked Western audiences with the scale and savagery of the slaughter, but many survivors in the tiny central African nation are unimpressed.

2006-03-28 09:43:28

By Arthur Asiimwe KIGALI (Reuters) - A new film on Rwanda's genocide reduced many survivors to tears at its premiere in Kigali but President Paul Kagame said on Tuesday the movie would help to ensure memories of the mass murder were kept alive.

2006-03-27 09:41:54

By Arthur Asiimwe KIGALI (Reuters) - A new film about the 1994 Rwandan genocide was being premiered in Kigali on Monday amid fears it was stirring up painful memories for survivors weeks ahead of the 12th anniversary of the massacre.

2005-12-05 12:52:23

By Guled Mohammed NAIROBI (Reuters) - A strong earthquake jolted Africa's Great Lakes region on Monday, killing at least one person in Congo's remote east and rattling regional capitals. The U.S.

2005-11-22 05:58:59

KIGALI (Reuters) - A French judge is in Rwanda to investigate accusations that Paris helped a former Hutu government massacre ethnic Tutsis during the 1994 genocide, the French embassy said on Tuesday.

2005-07-14 10:30:11

By Tabassum Zakaria KIGALI (Reuters) - U.S. first lady Laura Bush and Cherie Blair, wife of the British prime minister, paid tribute on Thursday to thousands who died in Rwanda's genocide and observed a moment of silence for London's bomb victims.

Word of the Day
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".