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A Passover Seder in Rwanda

Josh Ruxin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Josh Ruxin

Where on the African continent can you find a Seder this week? Try Rwanda. As in years past, we're looking at a standing room only list for ours (and we're not the only ones!).

Report: Former Rwandan President Killed By Military Fire

AP | By PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 01.10.2012 | World

PARIS -- A French investigation has found that the missile fire which brought down the Rwandan president's plane in 1994 and sparked the country's gen...

Exhaust the Limits: New Book Speaks to One Man's Successful Mission to Help Humanity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Although our lives have turned out different, I learned in my friend Charles "Chic" Dambach's exciting new book, Exhaust the Limits, that we have much...

Renewable Energy Expert Steve Smith Mitigates Conflicts in Congo, Rwanda, Sudan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Multi-tasking is de rigueur these days, so it comes as no surprise that renewable energy expert and conflict resolution specialist Steve Smith has his hands full. His specialty comes from years of practice.

Protect the Protectors

Kathleen Cravero | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kathleen Cravero

For all the humanitarian workers killed in the past ten years, not one investigation has reached a clear conclusion after which someone was punished. Nor has any government been held accountable.

Rwanda: Heeding History's Lessons Before It's Too Late

Joseph Sebarenzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Sebarenzi

For Rwanda to thrive, economic performance, for which President Kagame deserves credit, must be coupled with political reconciliation and strong democratic institutions.

Conflict In Congo Rages On Despite 49 Years Of Independence

Huffington Post Contributor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Rebecca Hamilton Goma, DRC - Jimmy Makozo is ten years old. He should be in school. Instead, he is on the streets of Goma desperately reaching ou...

Stateless People Number Up To 15 Million People Worldwide (AUDIO)

WorldFocus.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
WorldFocus.org

Imagine you have no birth certificate, no passport and no legal rights. You're trapped in the country where you were born, but no document indica...

Genocide in April

Heidi Kingstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heidi Kingstone

I mention April because that month kept coming up as I toured room after room in the genocide museum. One by one 20th century genocides, like the stacks of the bodies of their victims, piled up.

Rwandan Troops Invade Congo To Wipe Out Hutu Militias

afrol News, Lesotho | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hundreds of Rwandan troops have crossed into eastern Democratic Republic of Congo to hunt down Rwandan Hutu rebels under a December agreement between ...

Congo Rebel Faction Holds Landmark Talks With Government

AP | T.J. KIRKPATRICK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GOMA, Congo — The leader of a splinter rebel faction in eastern Congo said Friday his forces would stop fighting the government and the two side...

Rwandan Musician Convicted of Genocide for Making Songs of Hate

Sean Jacobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sean Jacobs

The New York Times reports that a famous Rwandan musician, Simon Bikindi, has been convicted of incitement to genocide.