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Controversy over the arrest of an opponent of Paul Kagame in Mozambique

Ghana Web 17 Jun 2021
... returned to Rwanda." ... Cassien Ntamuhanga, former director of Rwanda's Amazing Grace radio station, was sentenced in 2015 to 25 years in prison for "forming a criminal group," "conspiring against the government or the president of the Republic" and "conspiracy to commit murder.".
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Mozambique: Grave Concerns for Rwandan Asylum Seeker

Human Rights Watch 15 Jun 2021
Ntamuhanga, Mihigo, a singer and activist, and Gérard Niyomugabo, who hosted radio discussions with Ntamuhanga about ethnic reconciliation in Rwanda, were arrested in 2014 after Mihigo released a song that expressed compassion not only for victims of the 1994 genocide, but for ...
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Mozambique urged to investigate abduction of Rwandan exile

Killeen Daily Herald 15 Jun 2021
Cassien Ntamuhanga, a radio journalist in Rwanda who was jailed after being convicted of conspiring against the government, escaped from prison in Rwanda in 2018 and sought asylum in Mozambique ... In October 2012, Theogene Turatsinze, former director of the Development Bank of Rwanda, was found dead there, and his death has not yet been solved.
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Government of Rwanda, UNICEF and other partners launch parenting month campaign to promote positive parenting amid COVID-19

Reliefweb 13 Jun 2021
Since the COVID-19 outbreak, UNICEF has supported the Government of Rwanda to develop and broadcast radio episodes on early stimulation and learning for children ... Currently, UNICEF in partnership with NCDA is also implementing the “Caring for Caregivers” package, a global tool being piloted in different countries, including Rwanda.
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Don’t be used to stiffen truth or destroy the reputation of people - Akufo-Addo to media

Ghana Web 02 Jun 2021
“In Rwanda, a radio station became a catalyst for fueling the genocidal atrocities in which eight hundred thousand (800,000) people were, tragically, slaughtered ... “As was proven in Rwanda, all it takes is for a radio station to broadcast a few provocative and ethnocentric catch-phrases to alter completely the course of a nation’s history,” he noted.
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Uphold your integrity - Akufo-Addo charges journalists

Graphic 02 Jun 2021
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged journalists to ensure that they do not sacrifice integrity and the future of society on the altar of an instant scoop or ill-considered publication ... President Akufo-Addo gave the example of how a radio station in Rwanda fomented trouble and sustained it, leading to the killing of over 800,000 Rwandans.
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Critiquing work of journalists, not an attack on media freedom – Akufo-Addo

Joy Online 01 Jun 2021
“In Rwanda, a radio station became a catalyst for fuelling the genocidal atrocities in which eight hundred thousand (800,000) people were, tragically, slaughtered ... “As was proven in Rwanda, all it takes is for a radio station to broadcast a few provocative and ethnocentric ...
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Burundi: Entrenched Repression of Civil Society, Media

Human Rights Watch 26 May 2021
On March 24, 2021, Radio Publique Africaine (RPA), Radio-Télévision Renaissance, and Radio Inzamba, three independent Burundian media outlets that have been operating out of Kigali, Rwanda, since their leaders and many of their journalists were forced into exile, suspended their broadcasts.
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April 2015 – June 2020: A Chronology of Repression of Media and Civil Society in Burundi

Human Rights Watch 26 May 2021
Armed men in police uniforms threw a grenade in Radio Bonesha’s office and destroyed its broadcasting equipment. The pro-ruling party Radio Rema FM is also attacked ... Intelligence agents interrogate Joseph Nsabiyabandi, the then-editor-in-chief of Radio Isanganiro, about his alleged collaboration with Burundian radios operating in exile in Rwanda.
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Burundi : Répression persistante de la société civile et des médias

Reliefweb 26 May 2021
Le 24 mars 2021, Radio Publique Africaine (RPA), Radio-Télévision Renaissance et Radio Inzamba, trois médias burundais ... RPA et Radio Inzamba ont repris leurs activités en avril, après que leurs directeurs ont quitté le Rwanda.
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Congo's Nyiragongo volcano erupts, causing thousands to flee; at least 15 dead

Union Leader 24 May 2021
Rwandan officials said more than 3,500 Congolese people had sought refuge across the border in Rwanda. "Panic spread as we were in contact with the residents of the north of the city who from their roofs could see the path of the lava as it made its way to the airport," said Patient Iraguha, a resident of Rwanda who works in Goma.
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DRC residents seeking refuge in Rwanda after volcano eruption returning home: official

China.dot.org 23 May 2021
... Sunday morning while some are still in Rwanda, a Rwandan official said. Their return was after they saw the flow of molten lava have lost intensity, said Gilbert Habyarimana, mayor of Rwanda's Rubavu district, on local radio.
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UPDATE - Nyiragongo Volcano Eruption Forces Authorities to Start Evacuation - North Kivu Governor

Urdu Point 23 May 2021
Earlier on Saturday, local media reported that the Nyiragongo volcano, located not far from the DR Congo's border with Rwanda, had started to erupt ... Meanwhile Radio Rwanda reports that around 3,000 residents of the Congolese city of Goma have arrived in Rwanda, escaping the volcano eruption.
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Rwanda High Commission commemorates 1994 genocide

Ghana News Agency 23 May 2021
General Henry Kwame Anyidoho (Rtd), Deputy Force Commander of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda during the months of the 1994 Rwanda genocide, in an interview with GNA, said it was the hate speech on the radio that led to the outbreak of the genocide and appealed to Ghanaians to desist from making hate speech.
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DR Congo President interrupt stay in Europe Amid eruption

Beijing News 23 May 2021
North Kivu , May 23 (ANI/Sputnik) ... North Kivu Governor, Lt. Gen ... Earlier on Saturday, local media reported that the Nyiragongo volcano, located not far from DR Congo's border with Rwanda, had started to erupt ... Radio Rwanda reported that around 3,000 residents of Goma have already arrived in the neighboring Rwanda, escaping the volcano eruption.
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