... of Congolese deaths, the United States has frozen security aid to Rwanda and is reviewing a further $145m (€143.2m) in aid.Mr Johnson’s administration, which has recently struck a deal to resettle asylum seekers in Rwanda, has remained relatively quiet on the issue.
Competition for resources and influence in DRC also has sharpened longstanding rivalries between Rwanda and Uganda... Rwanda has had its own deals with the DRC - including flying RwandAir routes and processing gold mined in Congo -but the Congolese government suspended all trade agreements in mid-June.
Competition for resources and influence in DRC also has sharpened longstanding rivalries between Rwanda and Uganda... Rwanda has had its own deals with the DRC — including flying RwandAir routes and processing gold mined in Congo —but the Congolese government suspended all trade agreements in mid-June.
cycling ... “Cycling is a very Eurocentric sport,” says Mikel Delagrange, the prime mover behind the event ... Photograph. saltlakephoto.nl ... Last year, Delagrange set up the Amani team – eight men and four women from the top cycling clubs in Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. “Amani has changed my life, but not just mine,” says Suleiman Kangangi, 33, a Kenyan cyclist.
Weeks of fighting between DRC troops and rebels has raised tensions between the DRC and Rwanda. Congo accuses its neighbor of supporting the rebels, something Rwanda denies ...Kenya will lead the operation to pacify the region, which is home to dozens of rebel groups, some domestic, others with origins in Uganda and Rwanda.
The insecurity in the region is heightening tension between Congo and Rwanda. Congo accuses its neighbor of supporting the M23 rebel group, a claim denied by Rwanda. M23 has fought for years to control rich gold and platinum mines found in eastern Congo, where other rebel groups from Rwanda and Uganda are also active.
The Democratic Republic of Congo and its smaller eastern neighbour Rwanda are at loggerheads over a rebel group blamed for bloody attacks in eastern DRC... The conflict was essentially over control of the region's mineral wealth, which in 2000 even prompted a violent confrontation between Rwanda and Uganda over the mining town of Kisangani.
Among the top ten loan recipients, only Ghana received new loans in 2020 ...Similar instances of torturing locals were also reported from neighbouring Rwanda. A Chinese national was sentenced to 20 years for torturing local mine workers after a video showing him whipping a man tied to a post went viral on social media ... With inputs from ANI ) ....
Under this new scheme, people claiming asylum in the UK are to be relocated to Rwanda, where their cases will be processed ... Not only does Rwanda have a mining industry in tin ore, gold, tungsten ore and methane, it is also home to LakeKivu, which is enormously rich in gases and a potential source for energy generation.