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Some of the 66 African refugees and asylum-seekers are cleared at the immigration counters on arrival at Kigali International Airport from Libya on Thursday. Rwanda is expected to receive at least 500 of them according to an agreement signed between the Government with the UNHCR and African Union. The refugees will be hosted at the emergency transit facility at Gashora in Bugesera District. / Courtesy: UNHCR
Refugees from Libya arrive in Rwanda, unaccompanied minors among first group
First Lady Jeannette Kagame, alongside her fellow African First Ladies and members of the Organisation of Arican First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) attended the high-level panel to raise awareness on the importance of blood as a vital healthcare resource.
African First Ladies rally for safe blood for mothers
One of the houses at Gashora Transit Centre in Bugesera District, where the refugees and asylum seekers will be settled. Julius Bizimungu.
First group of refugees from Libya arrive today
Workers put final touches to construction of facilities at Gashora Transit Centre in Bugesera District yesterday. The centre will at the beginning host 75 refugees. / Sam Ngendahimana
First group of refugees from Libya arrives in Rwanda on Thursday
Residents work to exhume remains of victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwezamenyo Sector, Nyarugenge District on September 24, 2019. Remains of 100 victims have been uncovered. The victims were buried in the home of one Jean-Baptiste Rwagasana, who is one of the victims buried here. Emmanuel Kwizera.
Remains of over 100 genocide victims exhumed in Rwezamenyo
First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame attended the OAFLAD B2B Resource Mobilisation Event, on the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). / Courtesy
Mrs Kagame, other First Ladies fundraise for African causes
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Nadine Umutoni, the Vice-Mayor in Charge of Social-Economic Affairs in the City of Kigali (centre), speaks during the meeting while as Aurore Umuhoza, Coordinator of the National Women Council in the city of Kigali (right) looks on. On the left is Allen Atwiine, an official with the National Women Council. The council has vowed to put up a fresh fight to counter the rising numbers of divorces in the country. / Craish Bahizi
Women council pledges fresh efforts to counter rising divorce cases
Seventy-five refugees and asylum-seekers are set to be airlifted to Rwanda from Libya in the near future.
Over 70 refugees ready to be evacuated from Libya to Rwanda
L-R: Rwanda Biomedical Centre director-general Dr Sabin Nsanzimana chats with Dr Zuberi Muvunyi, the director-general of Clinical & Public Health Services at the Ministry of Health, and Dr Solange Hakiba, the deputy director-general of RSSB at the 6th International African Palliative Care Conference at Kigali Convention Centre on Tuesday. Medics say there is need to broaden palliative care services.  Sam Ngendahimana.
Medics want palliative care scaled up in rural areas
Francis Habumugisha leaves Nyarugenge Primary Court last week. He is accused assaulting two female employees. Net photo.
Goodrich TV boss bail ruling postponed
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The Minister for Health, Diane Gashumba, meets the US Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar, in Kigali yesterday. Azar and his delegation commended Rwandau2019s gains in the health sector in recent years. / Courtesy
US, Rwanda officials discuss public health
The choir has a started a junior team to take over when some of the members retire. / Courtesy
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Rabbi Haim Bar Sella (centre), and his wife Dina during a meeting with Amb. Ron Adam, the Israeli envoy to Rwanda (right), in Kigali. / Courtesy
First Israeli synagogue opened in Rwanda
Ambassador Valentine Rugwabiza presents her letter of credence to Sir Patrick Linton Allen, the Governor General of Jamaica.
Ambassador Rugwabiza presents credentials to Jamaica
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