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China and Rwanda, yesterday,  during celebrations to mark the 85th Anniverssary of the founding of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA), pledged to strengthen defence cooperation.

The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) programme is set to be decentralised before the end of this year, The Sunday Times has learnt.

Rwanda Utility Regulatory Authority (RURA) has agreed with all concerned parties to fastrack the long awaited registration of mobile phone Subscriber Identification Module, (SIM) card, officials announced Thursday. 

The government, through the Fund for Support to Genocide Survivors (FARG), has announced an increase in scholarships for survivor students in higher learning institutions.

Rwanda is expected to get a major lift in its mineral diversification plans after Rogi Mining Rwanda, one of the country’s largest gold explorers, announced that it is in the final stages of fieldworks in Miyove, Northern Province, to ascertain whether the gold deposits were enough for commercial purposes.

Hardly a month after the defection of the Deputy Commander of the Reserve Forces Battalion of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) militia, another top member of the group has defected.

The Private Sector Federation (PSF) has launched a five year strategic plan through the Rwanda Farmers` Chamber that will guide it in promoting its members engaged in the agricultural sector.

Three people are vying to occupy the vacant seat on the Gicumbi District Advisory Council paving way for the election of a new mayor. They are John Nkunzurwanda, Gilbert Rubayita and Theophile Sanvura