Seven-member East African bloc holds talks in Nairobi on an upsurge of violence in the volatile eastern region of Democratic Republic of Congo that has ensnared neighbouring countries.
Democratic Republic of Congo President Tshisekedi said that the security situation in the country's eastern region has deteriorated amid fights with Rwandan "terrorist gangs"
Kinshasa vows to defend "every centimetre of our territory", a day after rebels of the M23 group — which DRC alleges is funded by Kigali — seized eastern Bunagana town near the Ugandan border.
Recurring tensions between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda flared anew last month amid violent clashes along the border between the two African countries.
Democratic Republic of the Congo's President Felix Tshisekedi accuses Rwanda of backing M23 rebels – who have been involved in a series of clashes with the army since the end of May – allegations Kigali denies.
Rwanda "will not sit idly by" against any further attacks launched from the Democratic Republic of Congo, the East African nation warns, as tensions between the two neighbours soar.
Rwanda has opened the main Gatuna crossing post after three years, as a step towards repairing ties that had been soured by various rival accusations of espionage, abductions and meddling.
A damning report points out that France helped build the institutions responsible for one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.
Efforts to exhume bodies are challenged by the African nation's coronavirus-related lockdown, as it marks 26th anniversary of genocide that killed around 800,000.
Mara Group hopes a locally-produced smartphone, made in South Africa and Rwanda, will compete against the might of China's Tecno, which sells more handsets to Rwandans than any other company.
Many Rwandan refugees continue to refuse returning home despite a UN decision to terminate their refugee status. They fear state reprisals but Kigali says only those with 'criminal records' aren't returning.
The Rwandan Embassy has taken exception to an article published in TRT World. This is a rebuttal from the Rwandan Ambassador to Turkey, His Excellency Williams Nkurunziza.
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