On Wednesday, Zipline International — the autonomous medical-delivery service that launched in Rwanda just three years ago — announced it has officially expanded its operations to Ghana. Its reach will now serve nearly 22 million people.
Rwanda's supreme court on Wednesday repealed a law that banned the publication of political cartoons, while upholding another that punishes insulting or defaming the president with at least five years in prison.
Nine-months pregnant and hiding under a bed, soaked in blood from her murdered relatives, Denise Uwimana's water broke. She had no safe place to give birth. Her eldest son whispered, "Mama, is this the end of the world?"
A quarter-century after Rwanda's brutal genocide, President Paul Kagame remains a constant figure atop the country's politics, feted by those who say it needs his visionary leadership and loathed by others who see a firm authoritarian with a malicious streak.
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