Burundi hands over Rwandan rebels

On 29 April 2019 in the afternoon Cibitoke Police in collaboration with Burundi administration, the representative of Burundi Intelligence Services – Service National de Renseignement (SNR) from Bujumbura in the presence of a delegation of International Conference on the Great Lakes Region/ Expanded Joint Verification Mechanism (ICGLR/EJVM) surrendered to the Rwandan authorities on their border … Continue reading Burundi hands over Rwandan rebels

Genocide deniers on the run: Belgium criminalizes denial of genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

Belgian parliament on Thursday 25th April 2019 adopted a new law that broadens the repression of genocide denial to include the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The vote comes weeks after Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel first announced the plan during a visit to Rwanda.  Unfortunately, Belgium, like other western countries, have been … Continue reading Genocide deniers on the run: Belgium criminalizes denial of genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda

In the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka, Uganda loses an indispensable ally

Uganda’s alliance with FDLR is not premised on a shared ideology. It is an opportunistic one deriving from the “enemy-of-my-enemy-is-my-friend principle” that has prevailed for around two decades. It should be recalled that while the UN Security Council issued, on 1 November 2005, sanctions including travel ban against Murwanashyaka, the latter was given a Ugandan … Continue reading In the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka, Uganda loses an indispensable ally

UPDATES: Rwanda-Uganda relations not easing

A regional newspaper, The East African about what they call the “ease of tensions” at the Rwanda - Uganda borders. The paper bases this analysis on an interview they had with a couple of residents around the border area, mainly at Gatuna border post. This is far from the truth, according to officials who are … Continue reading UPDATES: Rwanda-Uganda relations not easing

Why the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka is a big blow to both the FDLR and its Affiliates?

Ignace Murwanashyaka, the leader of the notorious “Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR), an offshoot of the genocidal regime responsible for the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, died on 16 April 2019 in Mannheim University Clinic, Germany.  Arrested in 17 November 2009 for his leadership role in crimes committed by the FDLR in … Continue reading Why the death of Ignace Murwanashyaka is a big blow to both the FDLR and its Affiliates?

President Museveni’s unwavering support to Rwandan terrorist groups is not yet to cease

In the past three to four weeks, Ugandan media outlets especially The New Vision which is a government owned news paper have been publishing a series of interviews with leaders of a Rwandan terrorist group, the Rwanda National Congress (RNC) with view of preaching its propaganda against the government of Rwanda. The latest interview was … Continue reading President Museveni’s unwavering support to Rwandan terrorist groups is not yet to cease

OPEN SECRET: Plans by President Nkurunziza to stay in power beyond 2020

Sources within the Burundian presidency have revealed to The Great Lakes Eye that President Nkurunziza intends to exploit the current political and economic crisis in Burundi to remain in power beyond 2020. To confirm Nkurunziza’s unwillingness to organize elections, his government has been collecting funds from poor peasants purportedly to supplement elections budget but reliable … Continue reading OPEN SECRET: Plans by President Nkurunziza to stay in power beyond 2020

Genocide Denial: The Role of French Media

Thousands of people have been injured physically, emotionally and psychologically as a result of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. As many are trying to heal, others are still wrecked. Journalists, as the eyes and ears of the public, have a big role to play in facilitating a smooth healing process. However, it is absurd, … Continue reading Genocide Denial: The Role of French Media

Armenian foreign minister appeals for global fight against genocide denial.

The Minister for Foreign Affairs of Armenia, Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, has urged governments and the international community to uphold the truth about the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, and justice. Mnatsakanyan made the remarks in Kigali on Friday after paying a courtesy call to Donatille Mukabalisa, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies. The minister is … Continue reading Armenian foreign minister appeals for global fight against genocide denial.

UNVEILED PLANS: Museveni directs treasury to increase classified defense budget to counter Rwandan threat

Based on intelligence reports by Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) and Internal Security Organization (ISO) indicating that Rwanda is planning a regime change in Uganda, President Museveni directed his Finance Minister, Matia Kasaija to request parliament to authorize government to urgently borrow $100m equivalent to Shs380 to fund UPDF classified military activities. Subsequently, on 4 … Continue reading UNVEILED PLANS: Museveni directs treasury to increase classified defense budget to counter Rwandan threat