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2014-08-21 Leaders Asked to Cut Red Tape for Investors in Agriculture
[New Times]The government has reiterated its commitment to implement measures designed to spur growth in the agriculture sector by reducing bureaucracy and other barriers deterring potential investors.

2014-08-21 Security Chiefs Upbeat On Standby Force
[New Times]The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) is on course to be operational by December, security chiefs from the greater eastern African region meeting in Kigali said yesterday.

2014-08-21 Rape of Bodies, Rape of Resources, Rape of a Nation
[Fahamu]The situation in DRC illustrates the deficiency of global ethics, selfishness and the longstanding failure to value the lives of the African people. Tackling the DRC's impasse requires a comprehensive approach and involvement of national, regional, continental and international communities

2014-08-21 Climb Every Mountain - Scaling Kilimanjaro for the Good of Rwandan Cricket
[Daily Maverick]Cricket has grown rapidly in Rwanda over the last few years, despite the country having very limited facilities. Construction on a dedicated cricket stadium is due to begin in October after years of fundraising. The final step to make the dream a reality is a World Record attempt to play cricket on top of Kilimanjaro.

2014-08-21 Conflicting UN Figures On Rwandan Refugees in DR Congo
[News of Rwanda]A confidential report sent by MONUSCO to New York shows there is a total of 153,000 Rwandan refugees in DR Congo - contrary to figures released by the UN refugee agency UNHCR to the media. The secret document has been obtained exclusively by News of Rwanda.

2014-08-21 CAF Set to Hear Amavubi Appeal On 27 August
[New Times]The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) board of appeal has set August 27 as the date it will meet to hear Rwanda's appeal over its disqualification from the 2015 Orange Africa Cup of Nations-Morocco qualifiers.

2014-08-21 New Initiatives to Enhance Dar Port Goods Handling
[New Times]Delays caused by inefficiencies at Dar es Salaam port will soon be eliminated as Tanzanian government embarks on new initiatives to ease the clearance of transit goods at the port, a top official has said.

2014-08-21 Why SMEs Need to Register Innovations
[New Times]Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and innovators in general have been urged to register their ideas and products to safeguard them from pirates and other unscrupulous individuals.

2014-08-21 Rwanda Appeal Hearing Set for Aug. 27
[CAF]The CAF Apeeal Board will meet on Wednesday, 27 August 2014 in Cairo, Egypt on the case by the Fédération Rwandaise de Football Association (FERWAFA) over their disqualification from the Orange Africa Cup of Nations - Morocco 2015 qualifiers.

2014-08-21 New Maize Disease Worries Burera Farmers
[New Times]Farmers in Burera District are worried following a new crop disease that is slowly eating away their yields.

2014-08-21 3,000 Teachers Graduate From University of Rwanda
[New Times]A total of 2,943 primary and secondary school teachers were conferred upon degrees, diplomas, and certificates from the University of Rwanda's College of Education maiden graduation ceremony yesterday.

2014-08-21 Government Targets Individual Investors, SMEs in Latest Treasury Bond Issue
[New Times]The Government is looking to small and medium-sized investors both within the country and in East African Community to raise Rwf15 billion in a treasury bond issue next Wednesday.

2014-08-21 KCCA, Merreikh Set up Semis Date
[CAF]Uganda champions, KCCA will face Sudanese giants El Merreikh in the semi-final of the 2014 CECAFA- Kagame Cup tournament underway in Kigali-Rwanda.

2014-08-21 Rayon's Losciuto Calls for Patience After Cecafa Exit
[New Times]RAYON SPORTS head coach Jean-François Losciuto has called for patience at the club after suffering a quarter-final exit at the hands of archrivals APR FC in the ongoing Cecafa Kagame Cup 2014 tournament.

2014-08-21 Amavubi Coach Constantine 'disappointed' With CAF Ban
[New Times]AMAVUBI head coach Stephen Constantine is a bitterly disappointed man following Rwanda's disqualification from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group stage qualifiers by the Confederation of African Football (Caf).

2014-08-21 Jay Polly to Open Fashion House
[New Times]Celebrated hip hop star Jay Polly, born Joshua Tuyishime, is set to establish a fashion house after t-shirts inscribed with his name and pictures hit shops late last week. The t-shirt business is a partnership between Jay Polly and Touch Records.

2014-08-21 U-20 Handball Team to Play for Third Place
[New Times]Rwanda's U-20 handball teams in both genders will today battle for third place after losing their semi-finals matches on Tuesday in the ongoing Zone V Challenge Trophy in Mukono, Uganda.

2014-08-21 Don't Strain Children
[New Times]As scientists compete to outdo each other in terms of technological innovations, teachers and schools are also working out strategies that will enable them emerge as the best. Everyone wants to be the best because it is a source of both pride and money since naturally every parent wants their children to associate with the creme de la creme.

2014-08-21 Bringing to End Litigations Against Govt
[New Times]The central government and its parastatals as well as local governments, combined, lose at least Rwf3 billion in legal settlements accruing mainly from cases lost in courts of law annually. This state of affairs has subsisted for quite some time.

2014-08-21 How Much Homework, TV Must Your Child Soak Up?
[New Times]With concerns growing over how schools link good performance to academic load, this could be paying off to the schools but not to the children and parents, who always struggle to enroll their kids in the best performing schools regardless of their financial capabilities.

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