Rwanda's Kagame Faces Dilemma Over DR Congo

Writers for AllAfrica's partner publishers discuss the controversy generated by Rwanda's intervention in the war-torn eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

  • Rwanda:   Kagame's Congo Dilemma

    Chatham House, 6 August 2012

    Rwanda's Congo policy is in trouble. Donors have reacted strongly to UN evidence that Rwanda is supporting Congolese rebels. Once an exemplar of post-conflict reconstruction,… Read more »

  • Rwanda:   Kagame Is a Dictator - But Kinshasa Is Culpable

    African Arguments, 6 August 2012

    Ken Opalo wrote an interesting response to Richard Dowden's piece, Kagame and Congo: how long can he deny Rwandan involvement in the East? on his own blog We… Read more »

  • Congo-Kinshasa:   How Long Can Rwanda Deny Involvement in the East?

    African Arguments, 17 July 2012

    Questioned last week on the BBC's Hardtalk about the connection between Rwanda and the M23 rebel movement in eastern Congo, President Paul Kagame denied all involvement. Read more »

  • Rwanda:   No Longer an Aid Darling?

    ThinkAfricaPress, 3 August 2012

    After years of receiving development assistance despite not meeting conditionalities, Rwanda has now seen its biggest donors suspend aid. Read more »

  • Rwanda:   Rwanda - Violator or Victim?

    RNW Africa, 6 August 2012

    Steve Hege is not alone in holding fringe views on Rwanda, the FDLR or post-genocide politics. Think of Peter Erlinder, the sacked law professor from Minnesota who thinks that the… Read more »

  • Rwanda:   Opinion Turns Against Kagame

    Daily Maverick, 6 August 2012

    The developed world has a soft spot for little Rwanda, the plucky, scarred nation that kindly Paul Kagame has unified and put on the path of prosperity. That's been the narrative,… Read more »


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