The Mountain gorilla is one of the species protected in the Bwindi Impenetrable National Park. But what about the Batwa people native to that land? Mark Dowie explores how land conservation affects the lives of the people on and near the preserves.
The government of Rwanda is credited with restoring social stability and rebuilding the economy after the 1994 genocide, but critics say Paul Kagame riles with too heavy a hand, especially when it comes to the press.
Associated Press photographer Jerome Delay chose to stay in the Central African Republic when many of his peers went to South Africa to cover the death of Nelson Mandela. He felt he needed to show the world what was going on in the chaotic African nation.
Rwandans relived events of 20 years ago Monday "as if they were twenty seconds ago," says author Philip Gourevitch. He was among those gathered in the main stadium in the capital Kigali Monday to mark the 20th anniversary of the 1994 genocide.
The FDLR is a militia group made up of former Rwandan Hutus who fled to the neighboring DR Congo after the 1994 genocide. The BBC's Peter Greste reports on the connection between some of the ongoing violence in Congo and an FDLR leader based in Germany.
Rwanda's exiled former spy chief has turned up dead in a South African hotel room with signs of strangulation. New Yorker staff writer Philip Gourevitch says political feuds within the Rwandan government have a long history of spilling across the country's borders.
Thousands of Rwandan women became pregnant as a result of mass rape during the Rwandan genocide. The children born of those pregnancies are now coming into adolescence -- on the margins of Rwandan society. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.