People at work at the Sorwathe Tea Plantation, 90 minutes from the Rwandan capital of Kigali. Photograph: Conor Pope 1:32

The blame for Ireland’s cataclysmic economic crash can be traced back to tea. Were it not for our enduring love of the stuff, a love stretching back m(...)

Ushers carry a distraught woman out of Amahoro Stadium during the 20th anniversary commemoration of the 1994 genocide in Kigali. Photograph: Getty Images

Twenty years ago an estimated 800,000 Rwandans were killed in just 100 days. The killings were planned and methodical, carried out by neighbours, b(...)

Rwandese refugees cross the border to Tanzania from Rwanda on May 30th 1994. Photograph: Jeremiah Kamau/Reuters

As the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide approaches, the country’s president, Paul Kagame is on a tour of Europe commemorating what is k(...)

A fireman unfolds the wheelchair of former Rwandan army captain Pascal Simbikangwa before the start of his trial at a Paris court today. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters.

Twenty years after the Rwanda genocide, France opened its first trial against a suspected accomplice in the massacre that killed 800,000 people, accus(...)

 The “genocidaires” dressed in orange: prisoners convicted for crimes of genocide who are now engaged in community work. Photograph: Deirdre McQuillan

Francine Murengezi Ingabire. Age: 12. Favourite sport: swimming. Favourite food: eggs and chips. Favourite drink: milk and Fanta. Best friend: (...)

File photo of fugitive Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, who walked into the US Embassy in Rwanda on Monday and asked to be transferred to the International Criminal Court, where he faces war crimes charges racked up during years of rebellion. Photograph: Paul Herera/Reuters (2009)

A Congo lese warlord known as "the Terminator" and accused of murder, rape and other atrocities was flown out of Rwanda today to face war crime(...)