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As the fighting moves from Goma to Sake, residents head in the opposite direction to escape the violence

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Justine Greening, the International Development Secretary

UK likely to cancel aid to Rwanda amid claims its rulers were linked to militias accused of rape and murder

Ministers are likely to cancel plans to give more public money to Rwanda amid claims that its rulers were linked to militias accused of rape and murder, Whitehall sources have said.

Andrew Mitchell's refusal to admit that he had used the word “pleb” led the federation to demand his resignation

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The former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell today denied he acted as a “rogue minister” when he controversially approved £16 million in aid for Rwanda on his last day in the job.

Government to cut foreign aid to India as part of 'new approach' to funding poorer countries

The Government is to cut its longstanding commitment to provide foreign aid to India because the country's growing economy means it no longer needs British support, it emerged today.

Lawyers seek Rwanda work sentence for insider Gupta

Lawyers for Rajat Gupta, the former McKinsey & Co chief and Goldman Sachs board member whose smooth ascent to the pinnacle of corporate America was matched only by his precipitous fall after being convicted of leaking insider information earlier this year, have made an unusual plea for leniency as he prepares to hear his sentence from a Manhattan judge.

A UN report claimed Rwandan troops backed the M23 rebellion

Rwanda gets UN seat, despite claims it backed Congo rebels

Critics allege country's government has created a buffer state in eastern Congo led by its allies

The M23's Major John, left, and Colonel Vianney Kazarama

Pressure grows on UK to halt Rwanda aid after damning UN reports

Defence chief commands rebels guilty of huge human rights abuses, says dossier

Greening: my critical look at Rwandan aid handout

The Government is to review the controversial decision by the former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell to reinstate aid to Rwanda, his successor, Justine Greening, has told The Independent.

Andrew Mitchell with Paul Kagame in Rwanda. Kagame’s regime is accused of funding a brutal rebellion in Congo, right

Memos reveal how Andrew Mitchell ignored advice on Rwandan aid

Embattled minister overruled department to help controversial leader Paul Kagame

Norway: Rwandan 'made genocide victims dig own graves'

A Rwandan accused of organising the killing of 2,000 people during the genocide in 1994 led a militia that made victims dig graves and then killed them with grenades and machetes, an Oslo court was told.

Our team is a model for other generations,’ say Dominique
(left) and Jean

Tutsis and Hutus unite to bury memory of Rwanda’s civil war

Dominique and Jean bear the scars of a brutal conflict. Then they were enemies. Now they find themselves in the same volleyball team – and a friendship has blossomed

Britain freezes aid to Rwanda over Congo support

Rwanda is coming under increasing pressure to halt alleged support for east Congo's latest rebellion, with the Netherlands suspending some aid and Britain delaying a payment for budgetary support.

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