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Rwanda: Paul Kagame grants early release to 1,803 prisoners

Rwanda: Paul Kagame grants early release to 1,803 prisoners

Rwandan government granted parole to 1,803 prisoners convicted of various offenses, including theft, armed robbery, and assault. Parole is the temporary or permanent release of a prisoner before the expiration of a sentence, on the promise of good behavior. The release was approved by a cabinet meeting chaired by President …

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Kagame and Tshisekedi agree to resolve conflicts

Kagame and Tshisekedi agree to resolve conflicts

After their meeting in Luanda, the Angolan capital, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and his Congolese counterpart Felix Tshisekedi agreed to defuse tensions. Angolan President Joao Lourenco, appointed by the African Union to mediate talks said: “The tripartite decided on a process of de-escalation between Congo and Rwanda”. Diplomatic tensions deteriorate …

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Rwanda: Culture minister suspended and placed under house arrest

Rwanda: Culture minister suspended and placed under house arrest

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has suspended and put under house arrest minister Edouard Bamporiki, in charge of youth and culture, authorities have announced. The minister’s suspension was as a result of “matters of accountability under investigations”, a statement from the prime minister’s office said. He is accused of “serious cases …

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Uganda: President Museveni’s son praises Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Uganda: President Museveni's son praises Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni’s son, Lieutenant General Muhoozi Kainerugaba has praised Rwandan President Paul Kagame, for whom he says he has boundless respect. Mr. Muhoozi on Twitter, praises the Rwandan President not only for his military genius but also for his transformation of the Rwandan economy: I have limitless respect …

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