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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | TechRwanda

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.

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6 hrs ago | Abiwacu

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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7 hrs ago | Ubuzimabwacu

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.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

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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AllAfrica.com

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.

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New Vision

Kagame sacks prime minister, cabinet reshuffle expected

Anastase Murekezi has replaced Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi as prime minister. This was announced this afternoon in a press statement released by the Office of the President, the New Times of Rwanda has reported.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Public-Private Sector Investment Models Impressive - UN Report

Rwanda is one of the 10 African countries that have registered impressive economic growth performance over the past decade, a new report by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development , has indicated.

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Advocate

Petition Urges Obama: Disinvite Uganda's Antigay President

Human rights activists are hoping to convice President Barack Obama to rescind an invitation extended to Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni to participate in the upcoming U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C., citing alleged corruption, war crimes, and the draconian antigay law Museveni signed into law in February.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Sluggish Insurance Sector Growth Worry Regional Regulators

INSURANCE regulators from across the East African Community bloc have called on industry players to double their efforts to ensure the sector realises its potential.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Nation Mourns Gatsibo Road Accident Victims

Tributes have poured in for 15 passengers who died on the spot in yesterday's road accident along Kigali-Kagitumba high-way in Kizuguro, Gatsibo District.

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Living in Rwanda

African youth challenged to join efforts to fight corruption

President Paul Kagame has called upon African youth from 43 countries to join in efforts of fighting corruption by not participating in it.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

SBWire

Banks in Rwanda See Profits Margins Growing Rapidly

Rwanda's banking sector recorded increased profits in the first quarter of 2014, thanks to a cash-hungry economy recovering from the 2013 slump.

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AllAfrica.com

Rwanda: Govt Moves to Improve Access to Agro Inputs

Efforts aimed at increasing agro-productivity in the country have been boosted following the launch of the second phase of the Agro Dealers Development project .

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Canberra City News

Couple bring hip hop happiness to Rawanda

Hip hop in full swing at Club Rafiki in Kigalia "Young Africans love dancing, it's natural for them, so we thought formal hip hop teaching might go down well," says Mandy Wheen.

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The Pleader

Churches awaken on security measures

It has become clear for churches in Rwanda that there is need to be security sensitive especially that no one knows who is amidst where two or three are gathered.

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Living in Rwanda

Sweden boosts Rwanda's scientific research program with $40M

Under the Cooperation in Research, Higher Education and Institutional Advancement program the grant will support use of scientific knowledge of international quality that contributes to Rwanda's development.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

SBWire

How Women Are Helping Rwanda Heal Genocide Wounds

In a small village in Huye district in Southern Rwanda, tensions between genocide widows and wives of genocide perpetrators had long riled the local community.

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Jerusalem Post

No holds barred: Israel is being crucified by unchallenged lies

Israel made the same mistake of believing, for decades, that all the lies told about them would not be believed.

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AllAfrica.com

Sudan: Weekly Summary - Sudan Rebel's Trial Set for November, Appeals ...

The International Criminal Court has postponed the trial of Sudanese rebel Abdallah Banda to November 18. Meanwhile, a court in Rwanda wrapped up appeals hearings for a former senator convicted of genocide by the lower court.

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