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  1. Football: Infantino tells Qatar it has to host best World Cup everRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    FIFA President Gianni Infantino attends a news conference in Kigali, Rwanda, on Oct 26, 2018. DOHA: FIFA president Gianni Infantino has warned Qatar that the first World Cup in the Middle East - which begins in four years on Nov 21 - has to be better than Russia.

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  2. .com | Top Africa stories: AU agrees on reforms, Zim 'terror' gangsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News24

    African Union leaders on Sunday finally agreed measures compelling members states to pay their dues as part of a drive to reform a body often seen as toothless and donor-dependent. Heads of state and ministers had gathered at the body's headquarters in Addis Ababa for what was seen as a last-ditch attempt to push through reforms that have been mulled for nearly two years.

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  3. Africa: Will Kagame's Last Push On AU Reform Bear Fruit?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... the African Peer Review Mechanism and the Peace and Security Council. Kagame's African success story in taking Rwanda from the abyss of a genocide to a prosperous nation has bolstered his stature and that of his country. Kagame's latest ...

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  4. Rwanda: Kagame Meets Young Presidents' Organisation DelegationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... global network of business leaders with more than 26,000 in more than 130 countries. The objective of the visit to Rwanda, themed "Journey to Rwanda - November 2018", is to learn the country's history, and to explore business and investment ...

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  5. Studies examine sexual and reproductive empowerment in sub-Saharan AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... presented at the fifth International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP) taking place Nov. 12 to 15, 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The 2018 ICFP was co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, which is based at ...

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  6. Nigerian women prevent 2m unintended pregnancies, 735,000 unsafe abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Vanguard

    More women are embracing the use of modern contraceptives. No less than 1,713,000 additional Nigerian women and girls that want to avoid or delay pregnancy have embraced the use of at least one modern method of contracetive according to the 2018 Annual Report on family planning, launched at the 5th International Conference on Family Planning held in Kigali, Rwanda.

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  7. AU leaders agree reforms to reduce donor dependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New Vision

    Heads of state and ministers had gathered at the body's headquarters in Addis Ababa for what was seen as a last-ditch attempt to push through reforms that have been mulled for nearly two years. Heads of state and ministers had gathered at the body's headquarters in Addis Ababa for what was seen as a last-ditch attempt to push through reforms that have been mulled for nearly two years.

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  8. Rwanda: African Union Needs to Be Stronger - KagameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | AllAfrica.com

    President Paul Kagame opened the 11th African Union Extraordinary Summit on AU Reforms with a keynote speech that celebrated the progress of the reforms while reminding the assembly of the work that still needs to be done to deliver an efficient African Union that serves citizens. Kagame, who has been at the helm of the AU leadership for nearly a year now, told the leaders of the 55 African countries attending the 11th Extraordinary Session in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, that there was an urgent need to advance the Union's institutional reform.

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  9. .com | PICS: AU leaders agree reforms to reduce donor dependenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News24

    African Union leaders on Sunday finally agreed measures compelling members states to pay their dues as part of a drive to reform a body often seen as toothless and donor-dependent. Heads of state and ministers had gathered at the body's headquarters in Addis Ababa for what was seen as a last-ditch attempt to push through reforms that have been mulled for nearly two years.

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  10. Rare conservation win: Mountain gorilla population ticks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Santa Fe New Mexican

    A young mountain gorillas named Fasha, who has faced a number of challenges in her young life, including having been caught in a snare in the past, lies in the grass in Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park. On Wednesday, the International Union for Conservation of Nature updated the species' status from 'critically endangered' to 'endangered.'

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  11. Riyad Mahrez scored two goals to help Algeria qualify for next year's African Nations Cup FinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Daily Mail

    ... qualified without kicking a ball several hours before their Group H game against the Ivory Coast in Conakry when Rwanda and the Central African Republic drew 2-2 in Kigali. Guinea then went on to win the group with a 1-1 home draw against the ...

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  12. Rwanda vows to curb rising traffic accidentsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | Xinhuanet

    Rwandan authorities on Sunday vowed to take tough measures on offenders of traffic rules to curb the rising number of road accidents across the country. The new traffic law, which will soon be promulgated, introduces stringent penalties against abuse of traffic rules, Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye, minister of state in charge of transport in the Ministry of Infrastructure, said at the launch of the road safety week and celebrations marking Africa Road Safety Day in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda.

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  13. Silicon Valley No Longer in California But Moved to Rwanda at $2BRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Al Bawaba

    A multi-billion dollar project for the production and development of technology inspired by the U.S.'s Silicon Valley will be built in Rwanda's capital, Kigali. The project will be co-financed by the Rwandan government and Africa50, an infrastructure investment platform founded by the African Development Bank and African states.

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  14. Kenya: Uhuru, Raila in First Foreign Trip Together After 'Handshake'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | AllAfrica.com

    ... others -- Addis Ababa, Ethiopia," Mr Odinga tweeted. The summit was opened yesterday by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda to discuss the progress in meeting continental economic and political integration goals as outlined in the AU 2063 Agenda as well ...

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  15. Africa should realize financial autonomy from donors' dominant conditionalityRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | Xinhuanet

    ... finance its entire operations without the need for donor funds," Costantinos told Xinhua. At the 27th AU Summit in Rwanda in 2016, a financing proposal was adopted to direct all AU member states to implement a 0.2 percent levy on eligible imports ...

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  16. Mboweni appointed to AU Peace Fund board of trusteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 18 | Iol.co.za

    ... of the peace fund. Mboweni also served on the AU reforms steering committee convened by President Paul Kagame of Rwanda. The July 2016 assembly of the AU in Kigali, Rwanda, mandated Kagame to prepare a study on institutional reform of the AU. "I am ...

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  17. AU to send fact-finding mission to GabonRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | Xinhuanet

    The chairperson of the AU Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, is deeply concerned by unfolding developments in Gabon linked to the state of health of President Ali Bongo Ondimba, according to an AU statement issued late Saturday. In consultation with the current chairperson of the union, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Faki wished President Bongo a quick and full recovery, said the AU statement.

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  18. 'Rare conservation win': Mountain gorilla population on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Yahoo!

    ... along a range of dormant volcanoes in east Africa. Their habitat falls inside national parks spanning parts of Rwanda, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Fossey, who died in 1985, had projected that the primates may be extinct by 2000. ...

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  19. African leaders applaud Ethiopia prime minister for reforms Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | WFTV Orlando

    ... and has appointed a Cabinet in which 50 percent of the members are women. Abiy spoke as African Union leaders, led by Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, convened an extraordinary summit at its headquarters in Addis Ababa to consider reforms to ...

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  20. Kagame highlights reform 'urgency' at special AU summitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Africa Union Chairman and Rwandan President Paul Kagame presses AU heads of state to agree long-debated reforms. ADDIS ABABA: Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday urged African heads of state to come to an agreement on long-debated reforms to their continental body at a special summit in the Ethiopian capital.

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