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  1. Fifty-five years after Lumumba's assassination, Congolese see no reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | San Francisco Bay View

    ... vibrant, nonviolent, pro-democracy movement but rather by backing an invasion of the then Zaire led by her neighbors, Rwanda and Uganda. The two U.S. allies installed Laurent DesirA Kabila, who was subsequently assassinated and replaced by ...

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  2. Burundi: 3 Lessons About the Crisis From Speaking to Those Who Fled ItRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... live in camps in neighbouring Tanzania, which has hosted Burundian refugees since the 1970s. Others are in Uganda, Rwanda or the Democratic Republic of Congo, while a smaller number live in urban centres, especially Kigali, where many are not ...

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  3. Africa's cleanest city to fine street hawkers, buyersRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Rwanda has tightened measures against street hawkers in the capital Kigali, after the vendors had continued to run their businesses in defiance of the ban. The city authority has blamed street hawking and buying for depriving pedestrians of their space, causing traffic jams and tax evasion.

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  4. Standard Gauge Railway passenger trains to arrive in FebruaryRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    ... the line will result in significant cuts in journey times between Kenya, Uganda and eventually to Kigali, in Rwanda," he said. "With these passenger locomotives, we are crossing technical and geographic borders. The powerful engine with nominal ...

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  5. Rwanda: Public-Private Partnership Ideal for Broadband Rollout - KagameRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... to talk about good returns without having to be expensive, thereby inhibiting accessibility." Citing the instance of Rwanda's partnership with the private sector, Kagame said that the country had realised multiple benefits and increased ...

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  6. Fifty-five Years After Lumumba's Assassination, Congolese See No ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... nonviolent, pro-democracy movement but rather by backing an invasion of what was then Zaire led by her neighbors, Rwanda and Uganda. The two US allies installed Laurent Desire Kabila who was subsequently assassinated and replaced by 29 year-old ...

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  7. Africa: The AU's Funding Woes ContinueRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    In July 2016, at its summit in Kigali, Rwanda, the African Union unveiled a new funding model. The new fiscal plan was expected to raise about $1,2 billion annually - or nearly triple the AU's current budget.

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  8. Desperately seeking veteran of conflict resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... all out to lobby for Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma. The AU failed to agree on her replacement at the last summit in Kigali, Rwanda, and another vote with three additional candidates will take place on January 30 and 31. South Africa has backed the Southern ...

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  9. KCCA, show human face on evictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    ... the country's capital city and commercial hub. Anyone who has ever travelled to foreign capitals, including Kigali, Rwanda and Nairobi, Kenya in our neighbourhood, has returned to Kampala only to mock it as a big slum rather than a city. Therefore, ...

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  10. Key Elections in 2017Read the original story

    Thursday | US News & World Report

    ... incumbent Paul Kagame to run for a third term. As Newsweek reported , the U.S. , a donor of funds and military aid to Rwanda, has criticized the move as an undermining of the democratic institution. "Kagame's Rwanda has been praised for its rapid ...

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  11. Fleeing M23 rebels caught at Congo border, detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    ... for their problems," Mr Oryem said. President Joseph Kabila's government at the height of the M23 fighting accused Rwanda and Uganda of supporting the belligerent group. Kigali and Kampala both flatly denied the accusation. Congolese government ...

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  12. Gambia president refuses to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | WEHT

    AUGUST 06: Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Boshe, Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba, The Gambia President Yahya A.J.J. Jammeh, Ghana President John Dramani Mahama, Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan, Rwanda President Paul Kagame, Sao Tome and Principe Prime Minister Gabriel Arcanjo Ferreira da Costa and Senegal President Macky Sall visit after the 'family photo' during the last day of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the State Department August 6, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama hosted the last day of the first-ever summit to strengthen ties between the United States and African nations.

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  13. UN 'ready to engage' if Congo rebels invadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Monitor

    ... former rebels has stalled, with fewer than 200 of the 1,900 sheltering in Uganda and only 13 out of hundreds left in Rwanda coming back.

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  14. WEF Building Africa: Industrialisation key to Africa's economic transformationRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 18 | World News Report

    ... by panellists consisting of Phuthuma Nhleko, Executive Chairman, MTN; Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria and Siyabonga Gama, CEO, Transnet to discuss what is needed from power to ...

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  15. Rwanda: Broadband and ICT a Pathway Out of Poverty - KagameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | AllAfrica.com

    ... in the 21st century," the Head of State said. He pointed out that to make maximum benefit of ICT and connectivity, Rwanda has set ambitious targets to have universal access to broadband and also embed Information Communication Technologies in all ...

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  16. East Africa: Gender Equality Bill to Address Gaps in TradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | AllAfrica.com

    East African Community partner states will be legally obliged to collectively promote participation of women and men in regional trade and sustainable economic growth, while considering gender dimensions to personal safety in cross border trade once a new Bill is passed this month. The East African Legislative Assembly is sitting in Kampala, Uganda to, among others; consider the EAC Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016, which makes provision for gender equality, protection and development in many aspects of the EAC's integration agenda.

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  17. UN regional force for South Sudan delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | New Vision

    ... month in what Guterres described as "a deeply disturbing development" in discussions on the tasks of the new force. Rwanda and Ethiopia are ready to send their troops to be part of the new force, with the first elements from a Kigali battalion able ...

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  18. Nigeria: Osinbajo Leads Nigeria's Delegation to World Economic ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | AllAfrica.com

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday left Abuja for Davou, Switzerland, to participate in this year's World Economic Forum holding this week in Davos. Vice-President's Senior Special Assistant, Mr Laolu Akande said in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja that Osinbajo was leading Nigeria's delegation to the forum.

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  19. .com | Delays, dispute hamper plans for UN regional force for South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | News24

    ... month in what Guterres described as "a deeply disturbing development" in discussions on the tasks of the new force. Rwanda and Ethiopia are ready to send their troops to be part of the new force, with the first elements from a Kigali battalion able ...

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  20. Students, adults join hands to help amputeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Warwickonline.com

    ... came together on Thursday to assemble 15 3D printed prosthetic hands that will be used by children in Kigali, Rwanda. Five more unassembled prosthetic hands will be shipped to an Interact Club in Rwanda, where they will be assembled and distributed ...

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