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Genocide survivors demand for ‘International Trust Fund’

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IBUKA – the umbrella grouping of Genocide survivors associations is piling pressure on the Rwandan government to put its weight behind a global fund to support the survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi. The grouping wants what it has already branded as an ‘International Trust Fund for Survivors’. The chair of IBUKA says the […]

What Kagame Thinks About UK Exit From European Union

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The United Kingdom has been party to the European coalitions for nearly 50 years. But in a referendum vote last week, on whether to remain or leave the 28-nation bloc – the ‘Leave’ won with 51.9 percent. The vote had been a key promise of the current UK premier David Cameron. While addressing a gathering […]

Kagame: Rwanda Will Never Be Branded ‘Small Failed Nation’ Again

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Rwanda has set its bar high and will never be the same again as it was 22 years ago when the country slipped into a genocide against Tutsi that left the country entirely destroyed. President Paul Kagame told more than 2000 youths at Petit Stade  that the world called Rwanda a ‘small failed state’ after it […]

Ngoma: Mini-trade shows promote locally made products- exhibitors

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Residents in Ngoma district commend trade exhibition, saying it helps Rwandans embrace locally manufactured products. Traders said this during Mini-trade show that took place from 20th-23rd May 2016 in Ngoma district, where participants showed support by purchasing items and services. Josee Usabyineza, member of U-Fresh cooperative that makes soap in Cyasemakamba cell, Kibungo sector reveals […]

Creativity as Mukarusanga creates attire out of banana fibre

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Belencile Mukarusanga, member of “Ibyiza by’iwacu” cooperative in Ngoma district donned banana fibres traditional wear that caught the attention of many during open day. This happened on June 23 during public accountability in Ngoma district Mukarusanga where even drivers could stop to appreciate her dressing. During the open day, many people marveled at the beauty […]

How drug abuse campaigns in schools are reversing the trend in Western Province

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) says that several campaigns that have for long been going on in schools against crimes, especially abuse of psychotropic substances, are reaping results in terms of youth ownership through community policing. According to the police, the impact is measured through several cases reported to police stations as well as youth’s involvement […]

NPC yateguye ku nshuro ya3 ibiganiro ku guhangana n’ibyaha bibangamiye umutekano

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Ishuri rikuru rya Polisi y’u Rwanda, ejo ryateguye ku nshuro ya 3 ibiganiro byihariye ku mahoro, umutekano n’ubutabera, abayobozi bakuru muri Leta y’u Rwanda, impuguke, abashakashatsi n’abarimu ba za Kaminuza bakaba barabyitabiriye baganirira hamwe uko bakumira ibyaha bibangamira umutekano. Ibi biganiro byabereye ku cyicaro gikuru cya Polisi y’u Rwanda, biri muri gahunda ihabwa icyiciro cya […]

Rwanda Security Chiefs Dismiss ‘Western Interference’

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Rwanda has condemned foreign interference in Africa’s security matters which is seen as aimed at exploiting the continent. This declaration was made Thursday during a Senior Command and Staff Course Symposium on Peace, Security and Justice. “Foreign Interference in Africa is much easier than before simply because Africans handed themselves in for exploitation,” Gen. James […]

Foreign Owned Investments in Rwanda Increase by 78%

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Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) to Rwanda have increase by 78.1 per cent according to the latest Foreign Private Capital Census (FPC) 2015 report released by the central bank. According to the report, investments by foreign investors increased to US$ 458.7 million in 2014 from US$ 257.6 million recorded during 2013. “It is due to high […]

I Miss Home But Didn’t Choose to Be a Refugee

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Sandrine Kanuma was born in Kamango district in East of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Life was good as Kanuma was growing up in a family of four, going to school and had very many friends in her village. However, she remembers the political situation in Congo began getting ugly and violence gradually became a […]