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Gasana urges ‘immediate, unconditional ceasefire’ in GazaRwanda’s top UN diplomat Eugène-Richard Gasana, in his capacity as current President of the United Nations Security Council, has called for an “immediate and unconditional... Read More
Mufti preaches love, unity as Muslims celebrate Eid al-FitrNyamirambo — Hundreds of Muslims – young and old – thronged Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo early Monday to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid... Read More
RPF: Political and cultural awakeningOn 26 January 1986, Museveni’s National Resistance Army (NRA) took Kampala with the support of thousands of refugee combatants and battle-hardened Rwandan commanders. Rwandan refugees... Read More
Rwandans, Ugandans and Kenyans will soon be free to set up businesses across borders without any restrictions once the three East African countries have endorsed a new deal seeking to open up their job markets to each other.... Full Story
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.... Read More »
More small-and-medium firms (SMEs) could access affordable insurance services following the entry of regional financial services company Britam into the Rwandan market.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »