Search for Paul Kagame and
    1. October 5, 2014

      Rwanda finds working with the neighbours pays off

      The government of President Paul Kagame, who has for years maintained a firm grip on Rwanda’s politics, has built a...

    2. August 17, 2014

      Unlimited presidential terms threaten return to Africa’s dark days

      In 1947, Congress passed the 22nd amendment limiting the number of elected terms a US president can serve to two. The...

    Special Reports

    1. The New Africa

      From Senegal to Kenya and from Morocco to Mozambique, Africa is enjoying an era of eco...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. April 7, 2014

      France and Rwanda at loggerheads on 20th anniversary of genocide

      Painstaking efforts to heal the deep divisions between France and Rwanda over French actions during the Rwandan genocide...

    2. April 6, 2014

      Diamond to take control of Rwanda bank

      Bob Diamond has deepened his bet on Africa’s banking sector, announcing on Sunday a deal to buy a controlling stake in a...

    3. April 6, 2014

      Rwanda’s recovery must be secured

      No African president divides opinion quite as sharply as Paul Kagame, nor inspires such contrasting caricatures. He is...

    4. April 6, 2014

      Rwandan genocide: Lingering legacy

      One of Paul’s first memories is being shot at. “My daddy put me over his shoulders. As we were running a soldier took aim at...

    5. April 3, 2014

      We betrayed Rwanda in its hour of desperation – never again

      Twenty years on, the debate about the Rwandan genocide in which up to a million people lost their lives still reverberates....

    6. beyondbrics

      January 25, 2014

      Davos 2014: what EM private equity investors are thinking

      On Friday evening in Davos, Paul Kagame, Nouriel Roubini and Carlos Ghosn discussed the next steps for emerging markets. Do...

    7. January 2, 2014

      Rwandan exile murdered in South African hotel, say police

      A former Rwandan intelligence chief turned dissident, living in exile, was apparently murdered in a hotel room in...

    8. beyondbrics

      September 6, 2013

      Further reading: old rules

      Friday’s filet from beyondbrics: who’s enforcing the rules? No-one, it seems. Rajan’s decent start; and China’s stimulus has...

    9. April 25, 2013

      Bond debut inspires Rwandalust

      Rwanda made an assured debut on international bond markets on Thursday, attracting orders equal to almost half the African...

    10. April 24, 2013

      Rwanda issues first 10-year bond to international investors

      Rwanda has issued its first international bond, highlighting its recovery after the 1994 genocide and how voracious investor...

    11. beyondbrics

      March 22, 2013

      Lunch with the FT: an EM buy

      Looking for a good read or a good present? Something that delves into our fast-changing world, including the emerging...

    12. beyondbrics

      March 8, 2013

      Rwanda plans debut eurobond to plug aid gap

      Since getting much of its overseas aid cut off last year, the Rwandan government has faced problems plugging a gap in its...

    13. November 21, 2012

      Kinshasa seeks allies against rebel troops

      Congo’s government in Kinshasa is attempting to assemble a regional alliance to retake parts of the east of the country from...

    14. October 30, 2012

      Rwandan politician jailed for eight years

      Rwanda’s high court on Tuesday sentenced a leading opposition politician to eight years in prison, in a case linked to the...

    15. September 26, 2012

      Rwanda’s proxy forces muddy Congo conflict

      Sitting beneath a flimsy straw canopy, as thunder cracks around the surrounding mountains, a rebel commander reaches for a...

    16. September 6, 2012

      Rwanda seeks to reduce reliance on aid

      The Rwandan government has launched a development fund aimed at weaning the country off aid and offsetting donor funding...

    17. September 2, 2012

      Thousands mourn Zenawil

      Thousands of mourners gathered near a public square in Ethiopia’s capital on Sunday to pay their final respects to Prime...

    18. July 26, 2012

      Dutch suspend Rwanda budget support

      Paul Kagame, Rwanda’s president, is under growing pressure from international donors to end alleged support for a fresh...

    19. beyondbrics

      July 26, 2012

      Further reading: Russian struggles

      Thursday’s picks from the BB team: new developments in the struggle for control of TNK-BP; dry weather in Russia is putting...

    20. July 25, 2012

      US warns Rwanda over alleged war crimes

      A senior US official has said Rwanda President Paul Kagame could face war crimes charges for his country’s role in...

    21. July 17, 2012

      Actis exits Rwanda with bank stake sale

      Actis, the UK emerging markets private equity group, has exited a bank investment in Rwanda, making a 30 per cent annual...

    22. June 21, 2012

      Rwandan leader accused over genocide trigger

      Rwanda’s former army chief told a court in South Africa on Thursday that President Paul Kagame ordered the killing of a...

    23. May 29, 2012

      Congo probes claim of Rwandan role in violence

      Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo are investigating reports that neighbouring Rwanda has helped reignite...

    24. February 5, 2012

      The how-to guide to toppling tyrants

      Defeating Dictators: Fighting tyranny in Africa and around the world, by George B. N. Ayittey, Palgrave Macmillan, RRP$28...

    25. beyondbrics

      January 26, 2012

      African twitter: mind the donkeys

      Dangerous donkeys, Rwanda’s president and Somali extremist Islamists might not at first seem to have much in common. But...

    26. January 12, 2012

      Rwanda says probe exonerates Kagame

      Rwanda has seized on a French probe into the cause of the plane crash that killed a former president and triggered the...

    27. December 30, 2011

      What they said over Lunch with the FT

       Life “I have a very few possessions a few papers, a couple of books, and a few shirts, jackets, sweaters. It fits in a...

    28. November 29, 2011

      Richard Sezibera: Not by halves, says EAC boss

      Richard Sezibera has five years to tackle what he sees as the two greatest challenges to regional integration: fear and...

    29. May 21, 2011

      Wars fought in very different times

      From Sir Edward Clay. Sir, William Wallis’s interview of Paul Kagame (Lunch with the FT, Life & Arts, May 14) provoked some...

    30. May 13, 2011

      Lunch with the FT: Paul Kagame

      Paul Kagame, 53, has been president of Rwanda for the past decade and vice-president – and de facto leader – for seven years...

    31. April 29, 2011

      Cocktails amid the cloud forests

      Rwandan tribesmen perform a traditional greeting “You can take the door off if you like, you’ll get better photographs.”...

    32. January 31, 2011

      Positive thinking

      Well equipped: Kacou found that an MBA complemented the experience he had already gained as a business Eric Kacou has made...

    33. October 3, 2010

      Justice in Congo

      It has long been convenient for Rwanda’s champions in the west to edit out uglier chapters in the country’s evolution since...

    34. October 1, 2010

      UN says Congo killings could be ‘genocide’

      A UN report into mass killings in the Democratic Republic of Congo in the decade before 2003 has said the actions of Rwandan...

    35. September 5, 2010

      UN faces dilemma in report on Congo killings

      On his long journey from exile to the Rwandan presidency, Paul Kagame has rarely shied away from a fight. So he can be...

    36. August 19, 2010

      Rwanda's democracy is still the model for Africa

      A listener sent me a text message during a radio show after Rwanda’s recent elections. It read: “I didn’t vote for Kagame,...

    37. August 17, 2010

      Cut Kagame some slack, FT

      From Mr Chris Cook. Sir, I was interested to read your editorial “Reform in Rwanda” (August 13).My understanding is that...

    38. August 13, 2010

      Man in the News: Paul Kagame

      Jigging merrily with his family at Monday’s election victory rally in the capital Kigali, Paul Kagame, Rwanda’s president,...

    Related Topics

    Search for Paul Kagame and