Mining companies will soon receive long term licenses, thanks to the new mining law, Evode Imena, the Minister of State in charge of Minerals has said. Speaking in an exclusive interview with The New Times’ Ivan Mugisha, on various issues in the mining sector, Imena said it was previously challenging for government to grant long term licenses to investors. 

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More small-and-medium firms (SMEs) could access affordable insurance services following the entry of regional financial services company Britam into the Rwandan market.

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RWANDA’s Disi Dieudonne finished in the 18th position on Sunday in Men’s full marathon at the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland.

 

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Hundreds of partygoers, including tourists, were treated to massive fun and great music on Saturday at O-zone Lounge – Green House in Kigali.

 The monthly bash, sponsored by Heineken, featured famed disk-spinner Dj Africano who was the main entertainer at the event. 

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HOOPLA SURROUNDED the recent cabinet reshuffle. And rightly so, given the rather extensive changes made. Those welcoming the changes pointed out that some ministers had overstayed in the same docket that the ministry under their responsibility had come to be identifiable with them. 

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THE United Nations Development Program (UNDP) last Thursday, 24 July, in Tokyo, Japan launched the global Human Development Report. The report, published since 1980, focuses on three key dimensions of human development: life expectancy, education and income. 

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When you move from one hospital to another in western countries you meet many patients with a lot of chronic illnesses whereas the opposite is true in African health settings.

There has been a rise in cases of chronic illnesses in African health set-ups that can be attributed to adaptation of western lifestyle by many Africans. 

On the contrary, lifespan in the West is longer than in the African countries. In other words there are many old or aged people in western countries than in Africa possibly due to social and economic differences. 

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Higher Education Council Promoting quality education in higher learning institutions

The Government of Rwanda established the Higher Education Council (HEC), to oversee strategic planning for the higher education sector. HEC was established by the Ministry of Education under the Law No 72/03 of 28/04/2006 with the primary mission of maintaining quality assurance in the provision of higher education.

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