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Wednesday, 09-17-14, 12:26Kigali - a Different Kind of City[allAfrica]Kigali -The Chinese pair trailing me at the check-in line at Kigali airport looked happy to have landed in east Africa. A string of comments expressing restrained delight followed me all the way to where the gloved and masked medic from Kigali's Ministry of Health stood sentry. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 14:46Residents Should Protect Water Sources[New Times]IN The New Times issue of September 15, under the headline 'Musanze residents decry lack of safe, clean water', residents of Gataraga Sector in Musanze District decried the lack of clean water in their area and appealed to authorities for immediate intervention. The residents say they have no option but to use muddy water from Mutobo River. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 12:07We Can Avoid Lifestyle Diseases[New Times]Non-communicable diseases pose a big threat to the health of Rwandans as more cases of life style related diseases are recorded. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 9:34New Initiative to Boost Women Entrepreneurs[New Times]The International Trade Centre (ITC) has launched a new initiative expected to push for increased participation of women entrepreneurs in public procurement. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 8:39Ruhango Women, Exporter Join Hands to Fight Poverty[New Times]On a sunny Wednesday afternoon we snake our way to a homestead where a group of women runs a courtage industry. As we approach, a group of women seems to be in deep meditation. However, as we get closer I notice that the women are actually busy weaving baskets. read more...
Tuesday, 09-16-14, 8:13Rwandans Balk At Price of Improved Cooking Stoves[VOA]Kigali -A campaign to persuade people in Rwanda to buy a new improved type of cooking stove - which uses less fuel and is less smoky - hasn't succeeded, according to the stoves' manufacturers. They say the public still doesn't realize this type of stove could save them money and protect their health, as well as save trees. read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 13:54Ethiopia Jointly Wins With Rwanda[EA Business]Yara, a Norwegian fertilizer producer, awarded Dr. Eleni Gabre-Madhin, founder and outgoing CEO of the Ethiopia Commodities Exchange (ECX) and Dr. Agnes Kalibata, who was Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources in Rwanda until July 2014 when she was replaced by Geraldine Mukeshimana, the The Yara Prize for an African Green Revolution. An internationally recognized thought leader on African agricultural transformation, Dr. Gabre-Madhin was awarded for "showing visionary and remarkable leadership in man read more...
Monday, 09-15-14, 5:31Weekly Summary - Rwandan Ex - Senator Acquitted, Kenyan President's Lawyers Want Case Dropped[Hirondelle]Arusha -An appeals court in Kigali acquitted a former senator whom the lower court had sentenced to life in jail. Meanwhile in The Hague, lawyers for Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta asked the International Criminal Court (ICC) to drop his case. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 9:36Officials Who Embezzle Must Be Held Accountable – Kagame[New Times]President Paul Kagame yesterday urged leaders to uphold a culture of accountability. read more...
Saturday, 09-13-14, 9:13Kagame Calls for Action On Injustice and Corruption[News of Rwanda]President Paul Kagame has told the government officials to desist from corruption and work collaboratively to resolve issues that affect the lives of Rwandan citizens as a way enabling the country to develop. read more...

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