Tag Archives: Rwanda

Amavubi’s Ticket To AFCON

Rwanda U17 football team head coach, Yves Rwasamanzi, has hailed his young troops after edging Burundi 4-3 on Monday to reach the semi-finals of the CECAFA- CAF U17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying tournament in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. “This is a good step forward for our young boys, we have won two games and qualified for the semi-finals. I ...

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Rwanda To Give Up Its DRC Fish Market To Tanzania

Uganda and Tanzania have taken over theDemocratic Republic of Congo’s fish market from Rwanda which has clashed with weak domestic production. DRC is a huge fish market with eastern part, North and Southern Kivu , consuming 100000 tons annually. According to the latest data by the National Agricultural Export Development Board ( NAEB ) Rwanda,with its struggling domestic fisheries,has found ...

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Rwanda To Investigate Violence At Its Kiziba Refugee Camp

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Cause of protests is yet not understood that erupted at the Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District in Rwanda on Tuesday. The Rwanda National Police is learned to be launching an investigation soon, confirmed by the Rwanda’s Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs (Midimar) through a press statement on Wednesday. The Kiziba Refugee Camp is home to thousands of ...

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US Warns Tanzania On Used Clothes Import Ban

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United States has warned leaders of the East African Community (EAC) following their plan on ban of used clothes import by 2019 as the new move is considered as violates to the conditions that was set to expand trade and investment in the continent under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA). EAC comprises of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi ...

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Washington Knew About Rwanda Genocide

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Hundreds and thousands of Rwandans were killed in 1994, between April and July, in the country and it was the most rapid genocide ever recorded. The incidence has been compared with the Nazi Holocaust in its surreal brutality. The murdering were conducted with simple tools like herding the people into buildings and setting them aflame with kerosene. The murder weapons ...

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500 Rwandan Judges Sacked

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More than 500 judges in Rwanda have been sacked giving room to the appointment of 223 new ones and an effort to improve performance of judicial that had been crippled for long by 1994 genocide cases mainly number in thousands. The sacked judges are alleged to have lacked professional qualifications and were appointed hastily following the 1994 genocide that killed ...

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Rwandan President Paul Kagame Sworn In For Third Term

Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwandan President Paul Kagame was inaugurated Friday for a third term after emerging as a complete winner with about 99 percent of vote in the recent presidential election. The ceremony was attended by several African leaders in the Rwandan capital city Kigali. In his election campaign the longtime president had said the presidential election is just a formality and he ...

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