Five endangered black rhinos relocated from Europe to Rwanda

World / Science & Health Jun 25, 2019

Five endangered black rhinos relocated from Europe to Rwanda

Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries were transported to Rwanda's Akagera National Park on Monday. Two male and three female eastern black rhinoceroses were released into protective enclosures and will eventually be introduced into open plains to increase ...

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide that began 25 years ago

World Apr 7, 2019

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide that began 25 years ago

Rwandans were gathering on Sunday for a solemn commemoration of the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago. The ceremony marks the beginning of a week of events to honor the dead. ...

Rwanda's genocide killers learn new life back home

World Apr 1, 2019

Rwanda's genocide killers learn new life back home

Dozens of ex-militia killers stroll around an open camp beneath mist-shrouded volcanoes in Rwanda. They are learning to reintegrate into the country whose government they have spent years trying to overthrow. These are men who helped carry out Rwanda's horrific 1994 genocide, and then formed ...

In Senegal, Xi pledges stronger Sino-African ties

Asia Pacific Jul 22, 2018

In Senegal, Xi pledges stronger Sino-African ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged during a visit to Senegal on Saturday to strengthen economic ties with Africa, a continent already awash with cheap Chinese loans in exchange for minerals and huge construction projects. Xi arrived in Senegal on Saturday for a two-day visit to ...