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WBDC Ceo helps brings some 'Sweet Dreams' to strife-torn Rwanda
Rwandan women who got financial advice from Fran Pastore at WBDC and opened ice cream shop in Rwanda.
UPDATE 1-Congo's army clashes with rebels near Goma
Congo's army used combat helicopters to bombard rebel fighters on Monday near the city of Goma in the first clashes in nearly six months, days before U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was due to visit the troubled eastern borderlands.
The Miami Herald
M23 rebels clash with soldiers in east Congo
A military commander in eastern Congo says rebels attacked an army position north of Goma, a major provincial capital in the country's troubled east.
Rwanda: More Women Utilising Banks - Report
Veneranda Niyitegeka, an uneducated woman in her 50's and a resident of Huye, was living an impoverished life for many years, making a living by tilling other people's gardens and her own garden.
Sun May 19, 2013
Britain: Eggs Thrown, Arrests Made During Protest Against Rwandan President Paul Kagame's Visit
From the Oxford Mail , about how some Oxford University students clowned when Rwanda's pro-free-market president visited the campus to accept a business award : "Eggs were thrown and two people arrested by police during the protest at the visit of Rwandan president Paul Kagame to Oxford [yesterday]." More: "Mr Kagame gave a keynote speech at Said ... (more)
News of Rwanda
Gakenke: literacy level increases, more adults get certificates
This number has slightly reduced and only 5000 people remain illiterate. The district's goal is to have no illiterate people by 2014.
Iseta: Behind the Roadblock returns to big screen
In April 1994, on a quiet road in Kigali a group of neighbors was filmed. This was the opening days of the Rwandan Genocide.
Paul Kagame: I asked America to kill Congo rebel leader with drone
In an exclusive interview with Chris McGreal in Kigali, Rwanda's president denies backing an accused Congolese war criminal and says challenge to senior US official proves his innocence A new M23 recruit demonstrates his martial arts skills in the Democratic Republic of the Congo last week.
Rwanda: Genocide Suspect Extradited From Norway to Stay in Custody
A Rwandan court on Wednesday granted a prosecutor's request to keep in custody a genocide suspect extradited from Norway.
Sat May 18, 2013
Journalist found dead in eastern Congo
The body of a Congolese journalist was found on the bank of the Ngezi River near the provincial capital of Bunia in eastern Congo, the city's mayor said Saturday.
Kagame owes Rwanda's success to accountable leadership
President Kagame speaks to a group of women during a visit to Southern Rwanda in February 2013.
Living in Rwanda
Global Environment Facility Representatives analyse projects to improve global environment
"Global Environment Facility has invested a lot in the African region, bringing together different themes of environmental governance into integrated strategies that cross local, national and regional boundaries while meeting and respecting our respective development agenda, national policies and programs," said Minister of Natural Resources, ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
'Dictators Are Rulers Who Always Look Good Until the Last Ten Minutes'
Rwandans are very vulnerable in a country with a large number of political prisoners and the constant killings of friends and families of those who dare to question the system.
PRLog US Entertainment
Daryush Shokof signs on to Direct and Produce Upcoming Dramatic Action Film 'Ekundayo'
May 15, 2013 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Daryush Shokof, director and producer of the upcoming 3D action/adventure "Moon and 8" has just announced that he has signed on to direct and produce upcoming "Ekundayo," a dramatic action film in the spirit of "Blood Diamond," "The Last King of Scotland" and "Hotel Rwanda". "Ekundayo" will be produced by Shif ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
At least 21 killed in DRC clashes
Violent clashes between rebels and government troops in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have left at least 21 people dead, a military official said on Thursday.
Wed May 15, 2013
Six dead in Rwanda building collapse as rescue ends: police
Six people died and more than 30 others were injured after a building collapsed in northeastern Rwanda, police said Wednesday as they called off rescue efforts a day after the accident.
London, UK to host Rwanda Day 2013
According to the organizers the event brings together Rwandans and friends of Rwanda living around the world to reaffirm their core national value of Agaciro, celebrate the country's progress and discuss ways of being part of Rwanda's social-economic transformation.
Tue May 14, 2013
News of Rwanda
Rwanda's media law, upholding democracy, human rights
Democracy and human rights are core universal values that rely on, among other things, a vibrant free media.
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Fighting Unemployment [opinion]
With a target of creating 200,000 jobs annually, the Rwanda government is arming youth with essential skills to make them job creators The government of Rwanda has turned its focus to Technical and Vocational Education and Training to create a skilled workforce which will see the country becoming a middle income economy by 2020.
New law stresses on media responsibility
A journalist in the field interviews a source. Despite the news laws coming into force which protect media freedoms, journalists have responsibilities as well The government of Rwanda has vested considerable power in the media, concentrating on the responsibility of the media houses in matters concerning the nation and the public.