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Friday, 08-29-14, 7:25Increasing Arrests and Disappearances Rattle Rwandans[Deutsche Welle]Fear is growing in Rwanda as top members of the military are arrested and ordinary people disappear. President Kagame appears to be determined to stifle all opposition. Human rights organizations are alarmed. read more...
Friday, 08-29-14, 4:30FDLR Generating U.S. $71 Million From Businesses With Wives of DRC Officers[News of Rwanda]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 MONUSCO document sent to New York. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 7:58Suspected British Drug Trafficker to Appear in Court Today[New Times]Hasifa Ddungu, the Ugandan-born British citizen who was arrested on Saturday on suspected drug trafficking charges, is expected to appear in court today an official in the Office of Prosecutor General revealed. read more...
Thursday, 08-28-14, 6:41Govt Steps Up the Fight Against Human Trafficking[Deutsche Welle]Rwanda´s President Kagame wants to curb human trafficking and has asked his people for their support. Even with state involvement, there is still room for improvement. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 12:57Global Leaders to Focus On Boosting SME Competitiveness At the World Export Development Forum[PR Newswire]Geneva and Kigali, Rwanda -Rwanda's capital, Kigali, will take centre-stage of the trade and development world on 15-17 September as global thinkers, business leaders and practitioners arrive for the 14th World Export Development Forum (WEDF). read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 9:2013 African Countries Meet to Discuss Malaria Threat On Peacekeepers[New Times]Malaria is one of the main diseases killing African soldiers deployed as peacekeepers across the African continent, Burundi's permanent secretary in the defence ministry, Emmanuel Miburo said. read more...
Wednesday, 08-27-14, 6:31Rusizi Food Poisoning Victims Discharged[New Times]At least 121 out of the 125 people admitted at Mashesha Health Centre in the south-western district of Rusizi after drinking suspected contaminated banana juice at a wedding ceremony last weekend have been discharged, local authorities and medical sources have said. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 14:46Ebola Surveillance Strengthened in Rwanda As DRC Confirms Two Cases[New Times]Following confirmed cases of Ebola in neighboring DR Congo, and given the escalating outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa, the Ministry of Health on Monday again reassured the public that preventive measures are in place and there should be no cause for panic. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 7:127,600 Families Anxious to Vacate Risky Areas[New Times]In Kigali City's wetland slum of Gashiha in Kicukiro District, 60-year-old Juvenal Gasarasi casts fast and blinking glances at the sky. A dark cloud cover is gathering and all indications are that the rainy season is around the corner. read more...
Monday, 08-25-14, 5:43Govt Moves to Get Girls Off Streets[New Times]For quite sometime, the nation had focused attention on delinquent boys and hundreds of them have been taken off the streets in cities and towns across Rwanda and enrolled at Iwawa Rehabilitation and Skills Development Centre (IRSDC) to learn various vocational skills. read more...

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