Rwanda

Flag of RwandaRwanda (/ruːˈɑːndə/ or /ruːˈændə/), officially the Republic of Rwanda (Kinyarwanda: Repubulika y'u Rwanda; French: République du Rwanda), is a sovereign state in central and east Africa. Located a few degrees south of the Equator, Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. All of Rwanda is at high elevation, with a geography dominated by mountains in the west, savanna in the east, and numerous lakes throughout the country. The climate is temperate to subtropical, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons every year.
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General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

Publications

Experts

Libraries and archives

  • Provides access to books, e-books, online courses and classes, the Henry Steward Talks (online seminars), e-journals and much more. University of Rwanda library
  • This website has videos about the 1994 Rwandan genocide including testimonies by survivors and perpetrators, synchronized transcripts, searchable index terms and maps. There is also information about the Gacaca system of justice, court proceedings, remembrance ceremonies, digitized photos, publications, archival documents and audio recordings. Genocide Archive Rwanda
  • The J.M. Derscheid Collection on Rwanda and Burundi includes about 2500 illustrations, maps, administrative reports by district commissioners and governors, oral histories, genealogies of clan chiefs, censuses, correspondence and reports by missionaries on Ruanda-Urundi, Kivu and Oriental Provinces and the Belgian Congo.J. M. Derscheid Collection

Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Offers repackaged data and information from relevant FAO databases with a focus on natural resources, economics, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and technical cooperation. FAO country profiles
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout

Internet resources

  • Compiled by the University Library of Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main and the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. Has a database of Internet resources with more than 4900 websites on Sub-Saharan Africa. ilissAfrica internet resources
  • Links to freely available Africa-related material provided by the Nordic Africa Institute. Guide to Africa on the Internet
  • Is a guide to Africa-related Internet resources prepared by Stanford University Libraries. A guide to Africa-related Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb

News about Rwanda

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Uganda has sold 13,312 tonnes of maize to its neighbours with the...
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Rwandans are seeking to be registered as Kenya’s 44th tribe.
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[New Times] The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) has been invited...
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[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda will proceed...
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