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

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 27. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

Posted by in English, Invest in Rwanda on 25. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 25. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Rwandans in Netherlands Commemorate Genocide Against Tutsi

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 24. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwandans in cooperation with the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague organized the 22nd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Organised under the theme ‘Fighting Genocide Denial”, the event was attended by more than 100 participants including; students, professors, teachers, friends of Rwanda, Rwandan nationals living in the Netherlands and many others. […]

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Rwanda Security Chiefs Dismiss ‘Western Interference’

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 24. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Foreign Owned Investments in Rwanda Increase by 78%

Posted by in English on 23. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 20. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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MasterCard Commits $85 million to Projects in Rwanda

Posted by in English on 20. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

The MasterCard foundation has committed more than $85 million to various projects in Rwanda set to benefit projects in the fields of financial inclusion, education and economic opportunities for the youth. The announcement came after a delegation of the board members of the organization met President Paul Kagame at village Urugwiro in Kigali today. The chairman of the foundation […]

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160 Rwanda Police peacekeepers in Haiti decorated

Posted by in English on 18. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

160 Rwandan Police officers in a contingent of Formed Police Unit (FPU) serving under the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) were on June 16, decorated for their outstanding work in the Caribbean nation. The officers were also recognized for their exceptional partnership with other peacekeepers and the local people to ensure security and peace. While […]

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How RPF Soldiers Rescued 2000 Tutsi at Saint Paul Centre

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Main Image on 17. Jun, 2016 | 0 Comments

Gilbert Masengo survived the 1994 genocide against Tutsi in Rwanda. When the killings started on April 7, he fled from his parents home and sought refuge at Saint Paul Centre just a kilometer away. When the news spread that the plane carrying president Juvenal Habyarimana had been shot down on April 7, Masengo panicked after interahamwe murdered 20 girls […]