Teachers and pupils of Birwa 1 Primary School located on Birwa 1 island of Lake Burera have for long waited for  a modern boat and lifesaver jackets to facilitate their movement to and from the island.

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Rwanda’s aviation sector continues to attract more airlines, with the latest entrant being flydubai. The development also means that competition on some routes, especially the Kigali-Dubai route, will tighten.

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Rwanda’s celebrated gospel awards Gala ceremony, dubbed Groove Awards is scheduled to take place on October 26, 2014 at Kigali Serena Hotel, according to the event organisers.

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One can justifiably say that education is one of the key factors cementing Rwanda’s integration in the East African Community (EAC) with the recent opening up in Kigali of some major universities in the region, notably Kenyan universities.

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WASHINGTON, DC – Two hundred years ago, Washington DC was captured by the British – who then proceeded to set fire to official buildings, including the White House, Treasury Department, and Congress. Today, it is a domestic interest group – very large banks – that has captured Washington. The costs are likely to be far higher than they were in 1814.

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“FIRST OF all, my real name is not to be disclosed in your story,” with a stern look and speaking in a heavy Kinyarwanda accent mixed with some French and Swahili, those were the first words of a ‘middle man’ in the trade of smuggling along Rwanda’s porous borders.  I met the well built man in Gisenyi on Saturday evening as he sipped on expensive liquor. 

Dressed in a brown Polo shirt and a blue pair of jeans, he completed the look with a golden chain around his neck and an expensive Bulvgari watch on his wrist.  


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MDG 4: Beyond taming maternal and child mortality

Rwanda has made significant progress in improving the health of women and children and is on fast track to achieve Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 4 (to reduce child mortality) and 5 (to reduce maternal mortality).

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