Three people are arrested following a grenade attack in the Rwandan capital Kigali which injured several people.
Rwandan humanitarian and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Paul Rusesabagina is shown off in handcuffs at the Rwanda Investigation Bureau headquarters in Kigali. The Bureau says he is detained on charges of terrorism, but does not say where or when he was arrested.
Two people are burned alive amid xenophobic riots in Lusaka, Zambia. The riots started after rumours spread that Rwandans were behind recent ritual killings in the city. More than 250 people have been arrested after more than 60 Rwandan-owned shops were looted in two days of violence.
Authorities in Rwanda jail former politician Léon Mugesera for life. Mugesera was known for describing Tutsis as "cockroaches" and called for their extermination in a speech in 1992 and is said to be a precursor to the Rwandan genocide.
Rwandan journalist Jean Leonard Rugambage, acting editor of "Umuvugizi", is shot dead by two men in front of his house in Kigali. Rugambage's death shocks journalists in the country; the paper's exiled chief editor says the government is responsible.
Rwanda releases from custody an American lawyer for health reasons. The lawyer is charged with genocide denial and threatening state security, the first outsider tried under the country's 2003 anti-genocide legislation.
Rwanda president Paul Kagame's rival Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza is released one day after her arrest on charges of terrorism and genocide denial but banned from leaving Kigali and ordered to report to authorities twice a month.