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8 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

Top-Funded Startup IROKOtv Launches East Africa Headquaters reports that CEO of iROKO Partners, one of Africa's top-funded startups and the machine behind iROKOtv , a leading platform for African films globally, will be moving its base of operations from London to Kigali, Rwanda.


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11 hrs ago |

East Africa: Airtel Partners With East African Business Summit (EABS) to Host Regional Conference

Airtel Africa, has signed an agreement with the East African Business Summit to be a partner in the upcoming regional summit slated for October in Rwanda.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

15 hrs ago |

Rwanda: Who Is to Blame for the Fatal Road Accidents?

A horrific road accident involving two public vehicles killed 15 people and injured dozens others in Gatsibo District, Eastern Province on Tuesday this week.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

17 hrs ago | New Vision

From Dark Country to the Sun of Africa: Congratulations Rwanda

Recently, in a moment of relaxation at home as I watched television, a programme featuring a veteran team of Uganda entertainers was aired.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Uganda, Agriculture, Science

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Rwanda: Muslims Mark Eid Al-Fitr

Thousands of Muslims around the country will today throng mosques for Eid al-Fitr prayers, marking the end of the Islamic Holy Month of Ramadhan.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, World News, Eid ul-Fitr, Africa, Religion, Islam

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Together Rwanda

Rwanda may be the best place to have a baby

In Nyamata, a rural town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes' drive south of Rwanda's Capital - Kigali, Jeanne Musabende's husband is hanging out with neighbors when labour pains start grinding her.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology


Be Assertive, Resist Injustive, President Kagame tells youth

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has told African youth that their role in fighting corruption is not to give or receive.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014


Comedian Eric Omondi to thrill Kigali

Kenyan Comedian Eric Omondi is set to crack ribs of Rwandan comedy fans alongside our very own comedy crew, the Comedy Knights crew come August on 2nd.


Related Topix: Africa, World News

Rwanda Arts

Musanze in unity and reconciliation art

The National Commission for the fight against Genocide in the partnership of AEGIS TRUST had an exposition of peace messages composed by the people of Musanze district on Tuesday the 22nd, July, 2014.


Related Topix: Africa, World News


Kenya's pop diva Amani to perform in Kigali

Kenya's pop queen Amani real names Cecilia Wairimu is set to stage shows in Kigali for the first time on August 22nd and 23rd this year.


Related Topix: World News, Africa

Daily Monitor

Kagame swears in new cabinet

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Thursday swore in the new Prime Minister Anasatse Murekezi, Cabinet Ministers and Permanent Secretaries.


Related Topix: Africa, World News, Paul Kagame

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mail & Guardian

Until death do us part from power

Still popular: Burkina Faso nationals cheer for their president, Blaise Compaore .


Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Blaise Compaore, Africa, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Business Journal

Rwanda businesswoman studies Raleigh's fair-trade shops

Sharon Gale of Unique Batik in Raleigh with Monica Umwari, owner of Angaza, a Rwandan handbag company that uses recycled materials.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Rwanda Travel, Raleigh, NC

New Vision

Uganda Cubs to return to camp Saturday

Rwanda v Uganda The Uganda Cubs will not resume training for the return leg of the Africa U-17 Youth Championships qualifiers until Saturday because the players are not available.


Related Topix: Uganda, Africa, World News

In-depth Africa

Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda Graduates Its First Class

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 24, 2014/African Press Organization / Carnegie Mellon University in Rwanda is proud to announce that its first class in Africa graduated on 24 July, 2014.


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KOICA pledges $ 5.6M to Rwanda's ICT sector

Korea International Cooperation Agency has pledged $ 5.6 million that will see the construction project of an ICT innovation center, expected to begin next year.


Related Topix: Africa, World News


Rwanda's Foreign Affairs Minister tours agriculture projects for Rwandan students in Israel

Rwanda's Foreign Minister Louise Mushikiwabo on July 22, 2014 visited more than 100 Rwandan students who are acquiring skills in modern agriculture in Tel Aviv, Israel to witness their new [] Gasana talking to Diaspora Students during civic education in Rwanda Rwanda has urged the youth living in the Diaspora to maintain Rwandan values and be good ... (more)


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Global fund audit: Rwanda urged to adopt modern database systems

A Global fund audit team has commended Rwanda for its accountability on funds but recommended the need to adopt data base entry and possibly do this by acquiring up-to-date systems unlike the manual ones used in the health system today.


Related Topix: Travel, World News, Africa Travel, Africa, Rwanda Travel, Medicine, Malaria, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Virunga: Stunning Beauty and devastating Violence

More than 14,000 km away from New Zealand, on the border of a mineral-rich, conflict-riddled country known as the "rape capital of the world", there is a national park for which men have laid down their lives.


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Rwanda: Police to Order Public Buses to Fit Speed Governors

In a bid to curb road accidents, the Police - pending ministerial instructions - have issued a directive requiring public transport buses and heavy trucks to install speed governors.


Related Topix: Travel, Africa Travel, Africa, World News, Rwanda Travel