Rwanda Offers to Host African Migrants Stranded in Libya
The gesture could partly reverse the northward odyssey of African migrants seeking new lives in Europe.
Public Shaming and Even Prison for Plastic Bag Use in Rwanda
In Rwanda, it is illegal to import, produce, use or sell plastic bags, and violators face stiff punishment. But the zero tolerance policy appears to be paying off: The streets are spotless.
For Dignity and Development, East Africa Curbs Used Clothes Imports
Some countries in East Africa, to protect local industries and national pride, have enacted de facto bans of secondhand clothing from abroad. The United States has cried foul.
Rwanda President’s Lopsided Re-election Is Seen as a Sign of Oppression
President Paul Kagame’s victory reflected what rivals called the stifling of dissenting views, and showed the glaring absence of a viable opposition.
Paul Kagame Appears Set for Victory in Rwanda Vote
Mr. Kagame brought stability to his traumatized country after a 1994 genocide, but there is no viable opposition in Rwanda and dissenting views are frequently silenced.
Rwanda’s Forever President
President Paul Kagame gets a pass for cutting corners on democracy because he seems to deliver on development. But does he deliver?
In Health Care, Republicans Could Learn From Rwanda
While Obamacare’s foes seek to reverse its expansion of coverage, third-world nations have made strides in extending access and improving results.
Rwanda’s Soccer Sisterhood
Gloria Nibagwire, 22, is one of Rwanda’s best soccer players. She is part of a group of women who have used the sport to reclaim their lives and re-establish a sense of community two decades on from genocide.
Terence Crawford’s Greatest Fight May Be With Himself
The champion boxer, who wants to be a role model for his children, has continued to struggle with run-ins with the law.
How a Nation Reconciles After Genocide Killed Nearly a Million People
“Reconciliation villages” place homes for those convicted of carrying out the violence alongside those who suffered at their hands.
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