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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Public-Private Sector Investment Models Impressive - UN Report

Rwanda is one of the 10 African countries that have registered impressive economic growth performance over the past decade, a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development , has indicated.

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6 hrs ago | Advocate

Petition Urges Obama: Disinvite Uganda's Antigay President

Human rights activists are hoping to convice President Barack Obama to rescind an invitation extended to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni to participate in the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., citing alleged corruption, war crimes, and the draconian antigay law Museveni signed into law in February.

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10 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Sluggish Insurance Sector Growth Worry Regional Regulators

INSURANCE regulators from across the East African Community bloc have called on industry players to double their efforts to ensure the sector realises its potential.

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14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Nation Mourns Gatsibo Road Accident Victims

Tributes have poured in for 15 passengers who died on the spot in yesterday's road accident along Kigali-Kagitumba high-way in Kizuguro, Gatsibo District.

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15 hrs ago | Living in Rwanda

African youth challenged to join efforts to fight corruption

President Paul Kagame has called upon African youth from 43 countries to join in efforts of fighting corruption by not participating in it.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SBWire

Banks in Rwanda See Profits Margins Growing Rapidly

Rwanda's banking sector recorded increased profits in the first quarter of 2014, thanks to a cash-hungry economy recovering from the 2013 slump.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Govt Moves to Improve Access to Agro Inputs

Efforts aimed at increasing agro-productivity in the country have been boosted following the launch of the second phase of the Agro Dealers Development project .

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Canberra City News

Couple bring hip hop happiness to Rawanda

Hip hop in full swing at Club Rafiki in Kigalia "Young Africans love dancing, it's natural for them, so we thought formal hip hop teaching might go down well," says Mandy Wheen.

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The Pleader

Churches awaken on security measures

It has become clear for churches in Rwanda that there is need to be security sensitive especially that no one knows who is amidst where two or three are gathered.

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Living in Rwanda

Sweden boosts Rwanda's scientific research program with $40M

Under the Cooperation in Research, Higher Education and Institutional Advancement program the grant will support use of scientific knowledge of international quality that contributes to Rwanda's development.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SBWire

How Women Are Helping Rwanda Heal Genocide Wounds

In a small village in Huye district in Southern Rwanda, tensions between genocide widows and wives of genocide perpetrators had long riled the local community.

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Jerusalem Post

No holds barred: Israel is being crucified by unchallenged lies

Israel made the same mistake of believing, for decades, that all the lies told about them would not be believed.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Weekly Summary - Sudan Rebel's Trial Set for November, Appeals ...

The International Criminal Court has postponed the trial of Sudanese rebel Abdallah Banda to November 18. Meanwhile, a court in Rwanda wrapped up appeals hearings for a former senator convicted of genocide by the lower court.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: AFDB Boosts Comesa Aviation Project With Rwf10 Billion

Regional aviation industry could be enhanced, thanks to African Development Bank's support to the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa airspace integration project.

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Living in Rwanda

Rwandans expelled from Tanzania find new hope back home

Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country.

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Umukino

UbumweBBC set for first basketball league title

LAST YEAR'S GISEMBE memorial tourney winners, league and play-offs runners-up Ubumwe basketball club are one victory away from winning this year's women's league.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: New Electronic System to Ease Management of Teachers Data

Management of information related to primary and secondary school teachers will no longer be a challenge following the launch of an electronic system.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: City Traders Urged to Comply With New Fire Safety Regulations

Addressing city traders at the Nyarugenge Sector office, the Minister for Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs, Seraphine Mukantabana, said the new regulations should not be looked at as a cost but rather a protection of investment.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: President Kagame to Open Global Financial Inclusion Summit

President Kagame will officially open a global financial inclusion meeting dubbed 'Financial Inclusion for Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development Summit'.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Living in Rwanda

US embassy in Rwanda changes pay point for visa application fees

The US embassy in Kigali has announced the new location to make payments for visa application from I&M bank to Ecobank.

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