Rwanda

Rwanda, US eye trade war over $1 billion used clothing market

Selling America's used clothing — much of it donated to charities and the bulk of it originally made outside the United States — is a nearly $1 billion industry. Exports typically end up in poor nations. Africa is a key destination. But Rwanda wants to grow its own textile industry, and those used clothes are an obstacle.

Culture

Remember that you have to die

Halloween is the candy-coated version of a longtime tradition of celebrating the inevitability of death. Photographer and author Paul Koudounaris has traveled the world to document ossuaries and charnel houses — rooms filled with, and often decorated with, human skulls and bones. Who knew death could be so beautiful?

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Conflict & Justice

Children born of the Rwandan genocide

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.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Geo answer

For our Geo Quiz, we wanted the name of a small African country on the shores of Lake Kivu. The answer is Rwanda. Reporter Judy Goldberg has an update on the rare partnership between Macy's department store and an association of women weavers from Rwanda.

Arts, Culture & Media

Global Hit

The World's Marco Werman has details on the 15-year sentence handed to Rwandan singer Simon Bikindi for his role in the country's 1994 genocide.