Rwanda Minister Explains 'Controversies' in UN Report


The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Louise Mushikiwabo, has spoken with the UN group of experts who wrote a report alleging that Rwanda supported Congolese rebels. The release of the report was followed by U.S and Europe cutting aid to the country.

This cartoon has President Kagame asking: "How can you prove it's my hand holding the knife?" Rwanda's government has been accused of backing rebels in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

Documents

  • Rwanda:  Aid Cuts - Hold Your Horses People, the Sky Isn't Falling

    The New Times, 1 August 2012

    Germany suspends Rwanda aid (DW, 28 July), UK blocks £16m aid to Rwanda (The Guardian, 27 July), Dutch cut aid to Rwanda over DRC support (Big News Network, 27 July), US cuts ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Is There Any Alternative to Eastern Congo's Conflict?

    News of Rwanda, 1 August 2012

    While the Congolese government has vowed not to negotiate with the M23 rebels, analysts say only talks can end the violent uprising in the country's east. For their part, the M23 ... read more »

  • Rwanda:  Rwanda Responds to Aid Cuts

    News of Rwanda, 1 August 2012

    In the wake of losing aid from its biggest budget support ; US, Netherlands and Britain, over its policy in DR Congo, Rwanda has said that western countries should stop treating ... read more »

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