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Flydubai Launches Flights to Uganda

Dubai-based ,Flydubai has announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier's network to 80. With the launch of flights in September 2014 to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations in Africa.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Monitor

Kagame's former top security guard in court

Col. Byabagamba appeared in Nyamirambo military court together with Brig. Frank Rusagara and a driver Sgt Francois Kabayiza who face similar charges.

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Monterey County Herald

SAfrica: 4 guilty in murder try on Rwandan general

A South African court found four men guilty Friday of an attempt to murder an exiled former Rwandan general in front of his home in Johannesburg, an attack that the general said was ordered by Rwandan President Paul Kagame.

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Iol.co.za

Four guilty of plot to kill Rwandan general

A South African court on Friday convicted four men of attempting to murder a Rwandan former general who had fled after falling out with the east African country's strongman, Paul Kagame.

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Voice of America

South Africa Finds 4 Guilty of Shooting Rwandan Exile

A South African court on Friday found four men guilty of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, in a case that had strained diplomatic ties between the two countries.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

2 Rwandan army officers charged over incitement

The Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be open on the night of the attacks' anniversary this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Military, US Marine Corps

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Govt Pledges More Support to Renewable Energy Initiatives

Government will continue supporting initiatives that promote rural electrification and renewable energy in particular to ensure Rwandans access affordable power, Jules Ndenga, the in charge of planning and policy at the Ministry of Infrastructure, has said.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Rwf15 Billion Treasury Bond Oversubscribed By 232 Percent

The Rwf15 billion Treasury bond has been oversubscribed by 232 per cent, the highest ever subscription recorded by any government bond, receiving bids worth Rwf34.8 billion.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Rwanda and Japan Agree On Public-Private Sector Linkage

For development to take course, there must be a close linkage between the private and the public sector, Japanese parliamentary vice minister of foreign affairs Ishihara Hirotaka has said.

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The Pleader

Rusizi: Public rally behind drug abuse fight

Drug abuse is quickly becoming a public health problem, as youth are most likely to be victimized by substance abuse.

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Foreign Policy

The Political Magic of Roads

A friend was asking me about my recent trip to Rwanda. What, he wanted to know, surprised me the most? No, actually, just the opposite.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Travel, Africa Travel, Rwanda Travel, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mali, Mali Travel

Newswise

Buffalo State Invited to Develop Storytelling Curriculum in Rwandan Schools

AFP's annual three-day conference that uses multiple disciplines to tackle difficult issues such as intolerance, genocide, and bullying and attracts thousands of visitors to campus, has garnered the attention of educational leaders in Rwanda.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, SUNY Buffalo, Travel, Africa Travel, Rwanda Travel, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Theater, Arts

Reuters

High stakes for high reward? Real estate funds come to Africa

High stakes for high return, if you can stick it out for the long term - investors are buying into a boom in sub-Saharan African real estate.

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In-depth Africa

FDLR generating $71m from businesses with wives of DRC officers

SylvestreMudacumura, the reclusive FDLR military commander. This is the only photo available to the ICC which has indicted him on dozens of charges With sales of Hemp, charcoal, ivory and taxation Rwandan FDLR rebels are making millions of dollars annually with help from Congolese army units in the east of the massive country, says a classified ... (more)

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Govt Steps Up the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Rwandas President Kagame wants to curb human trafficking and has asked his people for their support.

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AllAfrica.com

East Africa: Tanzania Pledges to Address Corridor Barriers

RWANDA long-haul truck drivers have expressed optimism after the Minister for Transport, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe pledged Tanzania's commitment to removing all bottlenecks along the Central Corridor.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

AllAfrica.com

East Africa: EAC Boss Roots for 24-Hour Operations to Spur Growth

Private and public sector players in the region should embrace the ideals of a 24-hour economy to accelerate growth, Amb.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tukabyine

Why Dr Jose Chameleon's Kigali Show flopped

East Africa's music heavy weights Singer Jose Chameleone, Amani and Amalura family have been crowned Kigali flop champions after they failed to fill the Kigali Serena hotel.

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Daily Monitor

Kagame's former top security officer arrested

Col Byabagamba's arrest brings to three the number of army officers detained by security services in week.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Media Launch Campaign Against Hate Speech

The African Media Initiative has on August 20th lunched a Pan-African campaign against hate speech at a panel discussion held in Nairobi, Kenya.

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