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Regional leaders draw plan for DRC neutral forceA neutral international force will be set up to hunt down armed groups in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), regional leaders... Read More
Rwandans set up sovereign fundFollowing a proposal floated during last year’s National Dialogue (Umushyikirano) to mobilise resources to help wean the country off foreign aid, a sovereign fund dubbed... Read More
Nyagatare – Students from the Diaspora currently undergoing civic education training at the Rwanda Military Academy in Gako, Tuesday, toured several development projects in the Eastern Province.... Full Story
Electric cable wires have been targets of thieves causing financial losses to Energy Water, and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) in Ngoma District.... Read More »
BELGIUM club Antwerp has finally released defender Salomon Nirisarike to play for the junior wasps against Mali in the return leg of the Africa Youth Championship qualifier due on Saturday.... Read More »
I received a message from a European friend recently asking me why Rwanda was again at war with its vast neighbour, DRC. As I laboured to explain the background to this crisis and showing how DRC’s conflict is a cocktail of so many interests at hand, he’s questions only pointed to one thing: the ignorance out there on the real problems that sparked the latest wave of fighting.... Read More »
When President Yoweri Museveni went on air to emphatically caution Ugandans on the recent Ebola outbreak, it underlined the defencelessness, not only of the Ugandans, but of the regional and global citizen for lack of available drug or vaccine against the virus.... Read More »
Pelagie N Mbabazi talked to Immaculate Mukankaka, the founder of Bed Cover Products, on the sidelines of the 2012 Expo. Below are excerpts:
Can you tell us about yourself?
I was born 26 years ago to the of late Leostauce Habyarimana and Clemance Mukasinave. I was born in Cyangungu in Kamembe Commune in a family of four boys and four girls.
I never had a chance to attend school because in 1994, shortly before the Genocide against the Tutsi, my parents sent me to stay with my brothers in Kigali, one who was doing business and the other who had just completed his studies in Ivory Coast. Almost immediately after, the Genocide begun and my dream of going to school ended.
The spick-and-span in the City of Kigali has come into being as a result of several deliberate efforts crafted by the policy makers, implemented by the technical staff managing the affairs of the city, with the full embrace and ownership by the Kigali citizenry.... Read More »