The Anglican Church of Rwanda, St Etienne Cathedral will next week host a three-day international conference that will focus on peace and nurturing a responsible young generation among others.  The New Times’ Athan Tashobya spoke to Rev. Samuel Mugisha, the senior pastor at St Etienne Cathedral, who shares insights into the convention as well as  the spiritual challenges faced by the church. 

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INSURANCE regulators from across the East African Community (EAC) bloc have called on industry players to double their efforts to ensure the sector realises its potential.

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THE TWO day annual KigaliUp festival will not be forgotten anytime soon.  The festival that kicked off on Saturday at Amahoro Stadium attracted musicians from various countries, including Senegal, Kenya and USA.

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Last week a district courtroom in The Hague pulled a pin out of a diplomatic grenade and tossed it into the crowded peacekeeping ‘room’. 

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The Treaty establishing the  EAC provides that; “The budget of the Community shall be funded by equal contributions by the Partner States and receipts from regional and international donations and any other sources as may be determined by the Council.”

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Uwayezu, a coffee farmer belonging to the Karama Co-operative Sacco in Kamonyi District, counts a bundle of Rwf5,000 notes.

The elderly farmer has just been paid for the 50kg of coffee cherries he delivered to the co-operative. 

Uwayezu can now afford a smile, confident that he will be able to cater for his family’s needs unlike a few years ago when farmers barely got anything from their sweat, thanks to ‘unscrupulous’ middlemen. 

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