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Tuesday, 10-28-14, 12:55Maiden Music School Open Doors in Rubavu[Rwanda Govt]Kigali -The Minister of State in charge of TVET, Albert Nsengiyumva has said that the Government of Rwanda is working on developing specific talents and training for productivity. He made the remarks at the launch of public school of music in Rubavu District, the first of its kind to be established in Rwanda. read more...
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 11:05Why Davenport and Stam's Calculation That 200,000 Tutsi Died in the Genocide Is Wrong[African Arguments]On October 1, 2014, BBC broadcasted its documentary Rwanda's Untold Story. The documentary features two academics, Christian Davenport and Allan Stam, who put forward a controversial argument that 200,000 Tutsi were killed during the genocide (a figure that is much lower than conventional estimates). Several claims were made in the documentary, but the 200,000 estimate stood out, triggering outrage from diverse sources. read more...
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 8:16FDLR Has Two Months to Disarm - Monusco Chief[New Times]Military action is inevitable if the January 2, 2015, deadline for voluntary disarmament and surrender of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) militia elapses with the group still defiant, a top UN official reiterated yesterday. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 14:53Partnerships is the Way to Go for Local Leaders[New Times]Last week, local government minister Francis Kaboneka criticised local leaders of Northern Province for general poor performance in performance contracts (Imihigo). No district in Northern Province was rated among the best ten in the country, an indictment on the leaders in the districts. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 13:35Rwanda Government Forced to Switch Off BBC Signal[News of Rwanda]The demons cast by angry Rwandan women and genocide survivors must be tormenting BBC's newsroom in London. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 9:55Kigali Women Entrepreneurs Acquire Management Skills[New Times]Over 90 informal businesses, run by women in Kigali will never be same again, thanks to the business and customer care skills the owners acquired at a recent training. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 6:52Govt Receives Rwf5 Billion to Support Evidence Based Policy Planning[New Times]The Government of Rwanda and One UN Rwanda yesterday signed a $7.2 million (approximately Rwf4.96 billion) funding deal. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 6:16Govt Suspends BBC Broadcasts[News of Rwanda]The Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has this evening suspended all local language (Kinyarwanda) BBC radio programs with immediate effect. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 13:45Rwandan Parliament Calls for BBC to Be Banned[RSF]The Rwandan parliament passed a resolution on 22 October calling on the government to ban the BBC and bring "genocide denial" charges against the presenter and producer of a controversial TV documentary about the 1994 Rwandan genocide that the BBC broadcast in early October. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 9:46Third EAC Academia-Public-Private Sector Forum Opens in Kigali[EAC]East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 23 October 2014: The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Academia-Public-Private-Sector Forum opened today in Kigali, Rwanda, with a call by His Excellency President Paul Kagame to the stakeholders to redesign and streamline the region's economic development approaches to meet the high expectations of the East African people. read more...

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