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India and Africa hold first army chiefs’ conclave

Live Mint 28 Mar 2023
The 10-day exercises features participation from 23 African nations including Ethiopia, Egypt, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles and South Africa among others. The focus of the exercises will be humanitarian mine action and peacekeeping operations ... .

‘The support of the Irish people saves lives – I am the proof,’ says woman who lived through Rwandan genocide

Irish Independent 21 Feb 2023
My dream for them is that they will receive a good education.“The generosity of Trócaire supporters also helped to provide many more families like mine in Rwanda with the farming equipment they needed to improve their food production and sell at ...

Rwanda, Congo drifting toward war again as rebels surge anew

Anadolu Agency 03 Feb 2023
Tensions ongoing for months between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo over rebel groups have brought the two countries to the brink of war again ... Eastern Congo, which borders several countries such as Rwanda, Uganda and Burundi, is also the region where dozens of precious metals like gold and cobalt are mined.
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Pope Benedict XVI celebrates mass ceremony at Christmas during Urbi et Orbi, Vatican City,

Why is Pope Francis visiting DRC and South Sudan?

Al Jazeera 31 Jan 2023
The best known is M23, which is among the most deadly in North Kivu and Ituri, two eastern mining provinces bordering Rwanda and Uganda. The Congolese government, United Nations experts and the European Union have accused Rwanda of backing the rebels, a charge Kigali denies.

Rwanda follows Chinese-style military parade in recently concluded graduation ceremony

Beijing News 23 Jan 2023
China's influence on Africa was witnessed recently in Rwanda where the graduation ceremony of a new batch of military cadets followed the Chinese-style military parade ... This is not the first time that Rwanda followed the Chinese-style military parade ... Similar instances of torturing locals were also reported from neighbouring Rwanda.
photo: US DoS / Freddie Everett
Democratic Republic of the Congo President Felix Tshisekedi signs the guest book, at the Department of State, on March 3, 2020.

Congo president demands more from $6.2 billion China metals deal

Mining Dot Com 19 Jan 2023
“The root cause of instability in eastern Congo is the security and governance failures of the Congolese government and the longtime involvement in the mining sector of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, the genocidal militia that fled Rwanda in 1994, as well as ...

Former SAS soldier on why we all need to be wary of cybercrime

RTE 17 Jan 2023
It’s almost 30 years since former-SAS soldier Andy McNab became a bestselling author with his blockbuster Bravo Two Zero, based on his experience of being taken prisoner in the 1991 Gulf War ... "Until about eight or nine years ago, everything was a punt ... The action-adventure moves from the central bank of El Salvador to a tantalum mine in Rwanda ... .

The best, the worst and the most memorable movies of 2022

Mountain View Voice 29 Dec 2022
10 ... Set in Burundi and shot in Rwanda, this tale of workers mining the coltan that we use for our laptops and cell phones and cameras, and awakening to the resistance necessary to overcome exploitation, employs phenomenal costume design, hair and makeup, lighting and photography to create a dazzlingly colorful and truly special cinematic art piece.

Rwanda's Mining Potential is Yet to Be Fully Exploited - PM

All Africa 07 Dec 2022
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has emphasized that Rwanda's mining potential is yet to be fully exploited, adding that there are preliminary studies that indicate significant mineral reserves across the country ....

ITSCI 'surprised' by RMI's decision to drop the scheme from list

Mining Weekly 03 Nov 2022
... Congo, Rwanda, and Burundi for human rights abuses such as child labour and conflict financing.

Responsible Minerals Initiative cuts ITSCI from approved traceability list

Mining Weekly 01 Nov 2022
ITSCI, which is run by the International Tin Association, is a private sector scheme monitoring tin, ...

Hiding Behind A Mask of “Gentle Humanism”, Canada’s Prime Minister Sells Out His People to ...

GlobalResearch 20 Oct 2022
Trudeau’s government subsidizes these mining companies, blocked prosecution of a particularly corrupt one , and waited years to establish an ombudsperson who lacked any power to compel testimony from mining executives ... which opened up Rwanda’s economy—and Congo’s—to foreign mining interests.

Melbourne brothel manager who prostituted 16-year-old girl avoids jail time

Yahoo Daily News 11 Oct 2022
A Melbourne brothel manager who pleaded guilty to selling a 16-year-old girl for sex has avoided jail time ... Li’s lack of prior criminal history and guilty plea for receiving payments for sexual services provided by a child contributed to his sentencing ... Chinese mine manager in Rwanda sentenced to 20 years in prison for whipping local workers ... ....

Rwanda: Why Development Is Not Enough

OWP 02 Oct 2022
Kagame’s claim, “the future is digital,” mirrors his past attempts to anticipate new opportunities for Rwanda’s development ... Growth in Rwanda has come in many forms, including agriculture, entrepreneurship, mining, and tourism; Rwanda’s real GDP grew by more than 120% over the last two decades according to the World Bank.

Miners' Body Recommit to Safeguard Environment

All Africa 25 Sep 2022
The New Times' Alice Kagina had an interview with Jean Malic Kalima, Chairman of Rwanda ...

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This photo made from video provided by the Russian Defense Ministry Press Service on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, shows a Yars missile launcher of the Russian armed forces being driven in an undisclosed location in Russia.
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