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Salem-News.com (Apr-05-2014 17:37)

The Commemoration of 20th of the 1994 Genocide of Tutsi in Rwanda

I am proud to note that Rwanda as a nation and a people have shown positivity in how they rose after the 1994 fall. Thank you. God bless you all.

(LONDON) - Rwanda People's Party logo Fellow Rwandan and Friends of Rwanda,

Today is 7th April. On this day, we join millions of Rwandan and Friends of Rwanda at home and beyond, to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi, perpetrated by the former genocidal regime of the late Habyarimana, the ex-FAR and its allied Interahamwe militias. We especially salute the survivors of this genocide, accepted as one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-26-2014 11:54)

Small Oil Companies Eye Huge Prize in Ghana

Bigger companies continue to make significant headway in with Ghana's oil, despite a few setbacks, including delays to the country's gas infrastructure, which means that associated gas is being lost to flaring or has to be re-injected into wells.

(LONDON) - Ghana oil Since the first discovery of the massive Jubilee oilfield in Ghana by a start-up company, the West African playing field has begun to change, and so too have investor sentiments, disappointed most recently by the low fourth-quarter 2013 results of major integrated oil companies like Exxon, Shell, Chevron and BP.

But while the supermajors are struggling with soaring project costs and poor balance sheets, innovative juniors and start-ups are increasingly swooping in...

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Salem-News.com (Feb-24-2014 10:23)

Rwanda: President Kagame Imprisoning Students

Open Letter addressed to President Paul Kagame demanding immediate release of Jean Baptiste Icyitonderwa and stop terrorist acts against leaders of Rwandan students.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Jean Baptiste Icyitonderwa Jean Baptiste Icyitonderwa is one of the four who are still detained by the police and whose head has been seriously injured by the beating according to sources in Kigali.

With his colleague Emmanuel Ntakirutimana, they are in a very critical condition.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-13-2014 12:40)

Kigali Working Hard to Divide and Confuse the Opposition

“In a time of Universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act”-Orwell

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame The murder of Patrick Karegyea of the Rwandan National Congress (RNC) has left the political opposition as well as Rwandans in the diaspora who support them raw yet determined.

His murder continues to be investigated by the South African Police who have refused to comment on an open investigation. Back in Rwanda President Kagame and his political leaders have had a lot to say about the death of Karegeya both in the press and on social media outlets.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-07-2014 18:47)

Suspected Ritualists Dump Baby in Festac Swamp. Hands Bound, the Baby`s Organs Removed (GRAPHIC)

A source says a similar sacrifice was performed at the same place, the same period last year.

(FESTAC LAGOS, Nigeria) - Baby killed in ritual in Nigeria Who are the parents of the baby girl that was dumped in a swamp by suspected ritualists at 6th Avenue, Festac, Lagos, on Monday?

This is the question agitating the minds of hundreds of people who besieged the area to catch a glimpse of the unfortunate baby. The bizarre act was carried out at about 12 noon.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-07-2014 14:49)

Arrest of Rwanda`s Director General of National Security Service

Investigations continue and news will be updated as information is obtained.

(WASHINGTON, DC) -  Emmanuel Karenzi Karake The Director General of the National Security Service in Rwanda, Emmanuel Karenzi Karake has been placed under arrest in an undisclosed facility in Rwanda.

Sources held in Rwanda state he was arrested due to frequent and high volume of unexplained phone traffic between him the slain Patrick Karegeya.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-06-2014 12:17)

Patrick Karegeya`s Last Letter

Rwanda's political system marginalizes the majority of the population from political participation.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Kayumba Nyamwasa I am writing to inform you that the current situation in Rwanda is one of those that ought to be of the greatest and urgent concern to those in the international community who have genuine concern about international peace and security in general and in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa in particular.

The majority of the people of Rwanda, we believe, share a common perception that policies of the international community have not reflected principled support for the development of democratic and inclusive institutions...

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Salem-News.com (Dec-06-2013 17:31)

Ex-Kagame Escort Tortured, Threatened; US Urges Fair Trial

“I am afraid he’ll be beaten some more,” the wife said, crying. “He thinks he will die next time.”

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Joel Mutabazi -- a former escort of President Paul Kagame A Rwandan refugee who was illegally returned to Rwanda to face trial on rebellion charges has pleaded guilty after being severely beaten in detention, his wife and a rights activist have confirmed.

Joel Mutabazi -- a former escort of President Paul Kagame that was kidnapped in October from Uganda where he had been living in a UN safe house -- had originally pleaded not guilty to charges of terrorism, planning an uprising against the state, and murder.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2013 13:44)

Power is Dangerous Unless You Have Humility
A Conversation with Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa

Now retired, this Rwandan businessman is a leader in Africa as an industrialist who has spent 52 successful years manufacturing tobacco, tea, snack foods and cement.

(WASHINGTON, DC) - Jennifer Fierberg of Salem-News.com and Mr. Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa of Rwanda. After a long flight to Washington DC, Tribert Rujugiro Ayabatwa sat down with this writer for an exclusive two-hour interview.

Upon meeting him, one can immediately sense that Mr. Ayabatwa is a humble man with an obvious desire to improve the business community of Africa as well as empowering the lives of Africans through support in their business ventures. He is a soft-spoken man with a welcoming smile that never left his face no matter the topic.

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Salem-News.com (Dec-04-2013 10:41)

Zimbabwe: Martha Tholanah summoned to stand trial on charges of running an

Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com,William Nicholas Gomes is deeply concerned by the ongoing mistreatment of GALZ members and the shrinking space for civil society in Zimbabwe in light of similar charges being brought against other human rights defenders, such as Abel Chikomo.

(Washington, D.C) - William Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com On 4 December 2013, human rights defender Ms Martha Tholanah was summoned to appear in Rotten Row Magistrate Court. She has been charged with running an “unregistered” organisation under Section 6 (iii) of the Private Voluntary Organisation (PVO) Act and will appear in court on 12 December 2013.

Martha Tholanah is Chairperson of Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).

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