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  1. Grieving worldRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangkok Post

    ... level despite his high calibre. We should be aware that Africa has a list of high-profile candidates. One of them is Rwanda's president Paul Kagame who has steered the tiny country towards economic growth and away from its genocidal past. Closer to ...

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  2. St. Noah and Buddo SS shine at FEASSSARead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... at Ubworoherane Stadium in Musanze on Sunday. Overall medal standings G S B Total Kenya 10 8 10 28 Uganda 9 10 6 25 Rwanda 4 5 7 16 Buddo SS emerged boys' football champions of the Brookside Federation of East Africa Secondary Schools Sports ...

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  3. Rwanda:Rwanda Hosts International Conference On Youth Employment in AgricultureRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Different stakeholders in agriculture are gathering in Kigali for a two-day international conference to discuss youth employment in agriculture as key to the continent's sustainable development. The Government of Rwanda, co-organised the conference together with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations and the African Union under the theme "Youth Employment in Agriculture as a Solid Solution to ending Hunger and Poverty in Africa: Engaging through Information and Communication Technologies and Entrepreneurship".

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  4. With sensors and apps, young African coders compete to curb hungerRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Reuters

    From an app to diagnose disease on Zambian farms to Tinder-style matchmaking for Senegalese land owners and young farmers, young coders have been finding solutions to hunger in the first Africa-wide hackathon on the issue. Eight teams competed in the hackathon, organised by the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and a Rwandan trade organisation in the country's capital Kigali this week.

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  5. Africa's sustainable development dependent on youthRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... tor-general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, at the Youth Employment in Agriculture conference in Kigali, Rwanda which concludes on Tuesday.

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  6. Africa:'Think Beyond Farm Jobs' to Reach Sustainable Development, UN...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    For the African continent to achieve sustainable development, more jobs must be created for its young people, including in the digitalized agriculture sectors, the United Nations agriculture chief told an international conference on Monday. "We need to take action to make agriculture more attractive to young people," underscored Jos Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization , at the Youth Employment in Agriculture Conference in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.

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  7. Delchris Africa participates in youth employment conference in KigaliRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Management of Delchris Africa Limited, an Agro-processing company are participating in the Food and Agriculture Organization Youth Employment conference being held in Kigali, Rwanda from August 20 to August 21. The company is the producer of Packaged "Dzowoe or Dakoa" on the Ghanaian market. Ms Roseline Delali Ashigbui, the Founder and CEO of Delchris Africa Limited told the GNA, ahead of the conference that, she seeks to learn from other participants across the African continent on how to improve on her business.

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  8. Agriculture holds key to solve youth unemployment in Africa: expertsRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    ... capital Kigali dubbed "Youth Employment in Agriculture as a solid solution to ending hunger and poverty in Africa." Rwanda hosts the conference on August 20-21 with much emphasis on engaging African youth to take part in agriculture transformation ...

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  9. Rwanda Genocide: Kofi Annan not to blame - Kwesi AningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ghanamma.com

    Director of the Faculty of Academic and Research at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre, Dr Emmanuel Kwesi Aning, has blamed the United Nations Security Council for the Rwanda genocide. According to him, even though Kofi Annan was UN Secretary-General at the time of the genocide, the decision to send troops to Rwanda was for the Security Council to make.

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  10. Southern Africa:Kagame to SADC - It's Time to Sign up for the Continental Trade AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AllAfrica.com

    Rwanda President Paul Kagame has once again promoted the Continental Free Trade Area as a pact that will guarantee the improvement of Africa's negotiating position globally. Speaking at the 38th summit of the Southern African Development Community in Windhoek, Namibia, President Kagame, who is also the African Union chairman, said the AfCFTA and the Protocol of the Free Movement of Persons will also increase trade among African nations.

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  11. Kenya/Rwanda:Gor Mahia Suffer Shock Loss to Rayon SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    Kenyan champions Gor Mahia on Sunday night complicated their chances of a smooth sailing into the Caf Confederation Cup quarter-finals after a suffering a shock 2-1 loss to Rayon Sports of Rwanda at Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani. Bonfilscaleb Bimenyimana and Eric Rutanga's goals on either side of Francis Mustafa's equaliser gave the visitors a deserved win at a half-packed Kasarani Stadium.

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  12. Kigali Genocide Memorial: How Rwanda overcame its violent pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Stuff.co.nz

    Visiting a memorial that chillingly describes how a million people were murdered in a 100-day killing spree is probably the last thing you'll want to do when you arrive in Rwanda. But you should.

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  13. Maiden Speech by President Ramaphosa at the 38th SADC Summit 17 August 2018 Windhoek, NamibiaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | World News Report

    Your Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia and Chair of SADC, Your Majesty, King Mswati III of the Kingdom of eSwatini, Your Excellencies, Heads of State and Government, Your Excellency President Paul Kagame of the Republic of Rwanda and Chairperson of the African Union, Your Excellency Mr Moussa Mahamat Faki, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Honourable Ministers, SADC Executive Secretary, Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners, Senior Officials, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Our bonds of friendship and solidarity go back to the formation of the Frontline States, whose resolve to strengthen historical, social and cultural relations among our people continues to this day.

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  14. Kofi Annan's Unaccountable LegacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | The New Yorker

    ... peacekeeping department, and in that capacity presided over the ignominious failures of the U.N. missions in Somalia, Rwanda, and Bosnia. Yet, right up until his death, on Saturday, in Switzerland, he steadfastly refused to acknowledge any ...

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  15. 7 Pulse-Pounding Honeymoons for Adventurous CouplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Bride's Magazine

    For many couples that means laying by the beach sipping cocktails, but for those that just can't say no to a rush of adrenaline, it means seeking the perfect adventure honeymoon location. These days, there's more to a vacation than just relaxing, couples are looking for adventure honeymoon destinations where they can really share a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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  16. While Annan was chief of UN peacekeeping, 800,000 Rwandans were slaughtered in a 100-day genocideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | South China Morning Post

    ... some ways to make progress in Africa in his time leading the UN and after, but many saw his failure to intervene in Rwanda beforehand as inextricably intertwined with his later accomplishments. In 1994, the UN instructed Canadian Lieutenant General ...

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  17. 27-year-old launches drones that delivers blood to hospitals in RwandaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Iol.co.za

    ... all the while working various jobs. The hard work paid off. Today, Nizeyimana leads a team of young people in Rwanda who launch and retrieve autonomous drones that deliver blood to remote hospitals. As such, the 27-year-old Rwandan may know more ...

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  18. Rwandan voters up 20 pct: electoral commissionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 18 | Xinhuanet

    The number of eligible voters to participate in Rwanda's September parliamentary elections has increased by 20 percent compared to the previous legislative elections, the National Electoral Commission said Saturday. A total of 7,172,612 Rwandans were registered to take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections, up from 5,953,531 who were registered in 2013 legislative elections, an increase of 20 percent, the electoral commission's chairman Kalisa Mbanda told journalists at a press briefing in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda.

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  19. FAO to introduce four digital applications to support farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Ghanamma.com

    Accra, Aug. 17, GNA - The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations will introduce four digital applications at the Youth Employment in Agriculture conference to be held in Kigali, Rwanda on Monday, August 20 and Tuesday, August 21. Mr Bukar Tijani, FAO Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Africa, briefing the media ahead of the conference said FAO was seeking innovative business models and new technologies to unlock the largely untapped reservoir of youth employment.

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  20. UK special envoy discusses Sudan preparations for 2020 electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | Sudan Tribune

    The head of parliamentary sub-committee on foreign relations Mohamed al-Mukhtar Thursday discussed with the United Kingdom special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Chris Trott ongoing preparations for the 2020 elections. The UK special envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, Christopher Trott speaks to reporters in Kigali, Rwanda, January 21, 2018 The meeting also discussed the political situation in the country as well as Sudan's efforts to promote regional peace and security.

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