Paul Kagame

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Paul Rusesabagina at the Supreme Court, in Kigali, where he is facing terrorism charges. Photograph: Simon Wohlfahrt/AFP via Getty

At their home in a quiet Brussels suburb Paul Rusesabagina’s wife Tatiana and his youngest daughter Carine hover around a laptop waiting for a call to(...)

Paul Rusesabagina (centre) with his former lawyers at a pre-trial hearing in Kigali, Rwanda, on September 14th, 2020. Photograph: Cyril Ndegeya/The New York Times

Paul Rusesabagina, a prominent dissident who was portrayed in the Oscar-nominated movie Hotel Rwanda, is being denied food and medicine in a prison in(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron signs the memorial book during his visit to the Kigali Genocide Memorial, where some 250,000 victims of the massacres are buried, in Kigali on May 27th, 2021. Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

In a key speech on his visit to Rwanda, the French president Emmanuel Macron said he recognises that France bears a heavy responsibility for the 1994 (...)

Paul Rusesabagina (centre) attends court with his coaccused at the start of his trial at the supreme court in Kigali, Rwanda  on Wednesday. Photograph: Eugene Uwimana/EPA

A businessman portrayed as a hero in the Oscar-nominated film Hotel Rwanda went on trial on terrorism charges in Kigali on Wednesday. Paul Rusesabagi(...)

Paul Rusesabagina  in Washington, DC, in January, 2016. Photograph: Marvin Joseph/Washington Post via Getty Images

He was lauded as a hero during the grim days of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, credited with saving the lives of more than 1,200 people he sheltered at hi(...)

Then US president George W. Bush awards the presidential medal of freedom to Rwandan hotelier Paul Rusesabagina. Photograph: Shawn Thew/ EPA

Paul Rusesabagina’s appearance in handcuffs in Kigali on Monday has caused widespread concern internationally. The businessman, whose role in shelteri(...)

Former Congolese militia leader Bosco Ntaganda in the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Photograph: EPA/Peter Dejong

A warlord responsible for mass murder, rape and abduction in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has been sent to prison for 30 years – the longest s(...)

The first arrival of 66 refugees and asylum seekers from Libya at the Kigali international airport in  Rwanda. Photograph: Minema/AFP

The first group of what is expected to be hundreds of evacuees have been moved to Rwanda from Libya, under a new programme involving the African Union(...)

 President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Junker: “Europe cannot and must not be a fortress with its back to the world.”

Growing inequality in Europe, fuelled by some governments’ failure to “deliver the benefits of economic growth to the people” must be tackled if the m(...)

President of Rwanda Paul Kagame (L) and his wife and first lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame (R) arrive for a commemoration event. Photogrpah: Dai Kurokawa /EPA

Rwandans gathered on Sunday to commemorate the 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, 25 years ago. The ceremony mark(...)

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