Rwanda plans to relocate Burundian refugees
Africa / International News

Rwanda plans to relocate Burundian refugees

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda’s government said Friday it plans to relocate 75,000 Burundian refugees to other countries following accusations that Rwanda is harboring and training rebels opposed to the Burundian government. The Burundian government has accused Rwanda of training and arming rebels to fight in Burundi, charges Rwandan President Paul Kagame has vigorously denied. … Continue reading

Wildlife park in Rwanda recovers 2 decades after genocide
International News

Wildlife park in Rwanda recovers 2 decades after genocide

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda (AP) — After Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, returning refugees swept into the country’s biggest national park with herds of cattle and wiped out the last lions. Now the once-abandoned reserve on the border with Tanzania is drawing more tourists, reducing poaching and involving more villagers in conservation. It even re-introduced lions this … Continue reading

Wildlife park in Rwanda recovers 2 decades after genocide
Africa

Wildlife park in Rwanda recovers 2 decades after genocide

AKAGERA NATIONAL PARK, Rwanda (AP) — After Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, returning refugees swept into the country’s biggest national park with herds of cattle and wiped out the last lions. Now the once-abandoned reserve on the border with Tanzania is drawing more tourists, reducing poaching and involving more villagers in conservation. It even re-introduced lions this … Continue reading

Rwanda names 24 baby mountain gorillas in annual tradition
International News

Rwanda names 24 baby mountain gorillas in annual tradition

KINIGI, Rwanda (AP) — Youths wearing gorilla costumes and rubber boots grunted and scampered in front of Rwanda’s president on Saturday during the ceremonial naming of 24 baby mountain gorillas in the African country, where the critically endangered animals live in volcano-studded forests that are visited by increasing numbers of foreign tourists. The young gorillas, … Continue reading

Education / Featured / TV

Hollande, leaders calls for investments in the green economy

  DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Climate change and poverty took center stage Friday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, where political and financial leaders began campaigning in earnest for twin global accords aimed at cooling the planet and easing the suffering of multitudes. French President Francois Hollande, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon … Continue reading