Google has celebrated the 82nd birthday of late American zoologist Dian Fossey with a Doodle on its search page.
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Monday 16 May 2011
Having faced pointed censure from the United Nations and Amnesty International during his decade-long rule of Rwanda, President Paul Kagame has had plenty of experience at learning how to deal with criticism.
Friday 29 April 2011
MI5 has warned the Rwandan high commissioner to Britain to halt an alleged campaign of harassment against suspected critics of his country's government based in the UK.
Tuesday 05 April 2011
It's 17 years now since the death of one of the most iconic frontmen guitar music has ever produced. We look back at some of our key coverage of the life and death of Nirvana's Kurt Cobain
Friday 01 April 2011
Nearly 48 million women (that’s one in three) around the world give birth every year without expert help.
Thursday 17 March 2011
Campaigners for a law change making it harder for war criminals to use Britain as a safe haven were yesterday celebrating the first arrest made under the new legislation.
Monday 07 March 2011
It breaks the heart to observe, but the more happiness he spreads throughout the globe, the more suspicion surrounds the motives of Mr Tony Blair. The latest African centre of special Blairite interest to draw critical attention is Rwanda, where that singular philanthropist has been so busy of late.
Sunday 06 March 2011
Sunday 06 March 2011
Friday 05 November 2010
The life of a child abducted and forced to act as a combatant in a rebel army in contemporary central Africa could not be more hellish. Former child soldiers, some taken captive as young as nine, report being drugged and then forced to slaughter their own parents. Deprived of food and sleep, completely dependent on their captors for survival, they undergo a crude form of basic training before being handed light weapons and thrown into combat. If they don't die of disease or from their wounds or landmines, they are easy prey for their enemies.
Friday 29 October 2010
Sunday 17 October 2010
Saturday 16 October 2010
Government troops are raping, killing and robbing civilians in the same area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo where militias carried out mass rapes more than two months ago, a top United Nations envoy said.
Tuesday 12 October 2010
A Rwandan rebel leader was arrested in Paris yesterday on charges of leading rebels responsible for mass rape and killings in Congo, the International Criminal Court said.
Friday 08 October 2010
One of the men accused of attempting to assassinate an exiled Rwandan general offered a $1m bribe to police to release him, a South African court heard.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
Back to the Poor Law
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
Islamic history is full of free thinkers - but recent attempts to suppress critical thought are verging on the absurd
Leaked documents show Ukip leaders approve NHS privatisation once it becomes more 'acceptable to the electorate'
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