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4 hrs ago | The Pleader

Rusizi: Public rally behind drug abuse fight

Drug abuse is quickly becoming a public health problem, as youth are most likely to be victimized by substance abuse.


Related Topix: Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Africa, World News

10 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

The Political Magic of Roads

A friend was asking me about my recent trip to Rwanda. What, he wanted to know, surprised me the most? No, actually, just the opposite.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Rwanda Travel, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Mali Travel

10 hrs ago | Newswise

Buffalo State Invited to Develop Storytelling Curriculum in Rwandan Schools

AFP's annual three-day conference that uses multiple disciplines to tackle difficult issues such as intolerance, genocide, and bullying and attracts thousands of visitors to campus, has garnered the attention of educational leaders in Rwanda.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, SUNY Buffalo, Travel, Africa Travel, Rwanda Travel, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Theater, Arts

11 hrs ago | Reuters

High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa

High stakes for high return, if you can stick it out for the long term - investors are buying into a boom in sub-Saharan African real estate.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Africa, REIT, Mutual Funds

15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

FDLR generating $71m from businesses with wives of DRC officers

SylvestreMudacumura, the reclusive FDLR military commander. This is the only photo available to the ICC which has indicted him on dozens of charges With sales of Hemp, charcoal, ivory and taxation Rwandan FDLR rebels are making millions of dollars annually with help from Congolese army units in the east of the massive country, says a classified ... (more)


Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News,

19 hrs ago |

Rwanda: Govt Steps Up the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Rwandas President Kagame wants to curb human trafficking and has asked his people for their support.


Related Topix: Africa, Paul Kagame

20 hrs ago |

East Africa: Tanzania Pledges to Address Corridor Barriers

RWANDA long-haul truck drivers have expressed optimism after the Minister for Transport, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe pledged Tanzania's commitment to removing all bottlenecks along the Central Corridor.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

East Africa: EAC Boss Roots for 24-Hour Operations to Spur Growth

Private and public sector players in the region should embrace the ideals of a 24-hour economy to accelerate growth, Amb.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014


Why Dr Jose Chameleon's Kigali Show flopped

East Africa's music heavy weights Singer Jose Chameleone, Amani and Amalura family have been crowned Kigali flop champions after they failed to fill the Kigali Serena hotel.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Daily Monitor

Kagame's former top security officer arrested

Col Byabagamba's arrest brings to three the number of army officers detained by security services in week.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Paul Kagame

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Africa: Media Launch Campaign Against Hate Speech

The African Media Initiative has on August 20th lunched a Pan-African campaign against hate speech at a panel discussion held in Nairobi, Kenya.


Related Topix: World News, Kenya, Journalism, Africa

Jerusalem Post

No Holds Barred: Rwandan troops are the solution for Gaza

What to do about Gaza and Hamas? How can Israel avoid a war of attrition with Hamas endlessly firing rockets and Israel being forced to respond? Many Israelis want the Jewish state to reoccupy Gaza.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Israel, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Paul Kagame, Opinion


Rwanda bans travel from Ebola hit countries

Rwanda has announced restrictions on travel from Ebola hit West African countries, the ministry of health said in a statement on Monday.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Guinea, Guinea Travel

New Vision

Regional standby force to have 5,000 troops

TEN regional countries have committed to raise a military fighting force of 5,000 troops under the Eastern Africa Standby Force following a meeting in the Rwandan capital Kigali.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Uganda

Rwanda: Govt Moves to Get Girls Off Streets

For quite sometime, the nation had focused attention on delinquent boys and hundreds of them have been taken off the streets in cities and towns across Rwanda and enrolled at Iwawa Rehabilitation and Skills Development Centre to learn various vocational skills.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Youth, Alternative

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Rwanda: Five Arrested in City Robbery Case

Police yesterday recovered and handed back to owners electronics that had been stolen from households in different areas in the City of Kigali.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Rwanda: Govt Pledges Support to Agriculture Graduates

Government is committed to supporting agriculture graduates to foster agricultural development in the country, Tony Nsanganira, the Minister of State for Agriculture has said.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Africa, World News

Hispanic Business

Rwanda to float $21 million bond to finance infrastructure

The five-year bond will be issued on 27 August. The coupon rate is yet to be announced pending results from a market study.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Rwandans mysteriously disappear

US police are looking for a man who shot dead a man backstage during a concert at a popular Silicon Valley venue.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Activism

UN envoy: Security in eastern Congo much improved

The top U.N. envoy in Congo says security in the eastern part of the country has vastly improved in the last year but conflict persists and the situation is still fragile.


Related Topix: World News