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2014-09-17 Pearls of Wisdom as Export Forum Nurtures Entrepreneurs
[allAfrica]At the registration lobby within the Serena Hotel grounds in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, delegates make a beeline to collect their conference badges. Others chat away excitedly, as more swap niceties of social convenience.

2014-09-17 Kigali - a Different Kind of City
[allAfrica]Kigali -The Chinese pair trailing me at the check-in line at Kigali airport looked happy to have landed in east Africa. A string of comments expressing restrained delight followed me all the way to where the gloved and masked medic from Kigali's Ministry of Health stood sentry.

2014-09-18 Breaking - Senate President Resigns
[New Times]Senate President Dr. Jean-Damascène Ntawukuliryayo has resigned with immediate effect. He says he has resigned for personal reasons and will remain a senator.

2014-09-18 Rwandan Peacekeepers in S. Sudan Build School
[New Times]The Rwandan contingent in the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), last weekend started construction of a primary school in their area of operation, as part of the community development programme, Umuganda.

2014-09-17 Acquitted Rwandan General to Go to Belgium
[Hirondelle]Arusha -Belgium has granted a visa to former Rwandan gendarmerie boss Augustin Ndindiliyimana, who was acquitted of genocide by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), Hirondelle learned on Wednesday.

2014-09-18 Africa Urged to Push for Joint Tourism Agenda
[New Times]Tourism in Africa will tremendously improve if the continent's image is promoted by regional blocs rather than individual countries, experts have said.

2014-09-18 Airtel Boosts Financial Inclusion Drive
[New Times]Government's efforts geared at ensuring that all Rwandans access financial services have been boosted by Airtel Rwanda, which has scrapped charges on Airtel Money service transactions.

2014-09-18 Clerics Commit to End Regional Conflicts
[New Times]Religious leaders from the East African Community (EAC) partner states and South Sudan have vowed to use their influence to bring an end to several conflicts that have plagued the region for years.

2014-09-18 Import Environmentally Friendly Home Appliances, Businesses Told
[New Times]As Rwanda joined the rest of the world on Tuesday to celebrate the International Ozone Layer Protection Day, importers of home appliances have been urged to import environmentally friendly equipment to help safe guard the ozone layer.

2014-09-18 Community Mediators' Role in Solving Conflicts Hailed
[New Times]Officials have commended the role played by community mediators, locally known as Abunzi, in solving local disputes and finding common grounds for citizens, which they say has greatly impacted the socio-economic lives of the population.

2014-09-18 Former Teacher Earns Rwf500,000 From Poultry
[New Times]After five years teaching in various primary schools in Rwamagana District, Petronia Mukadusabe, quit teaching for poultry farming.

2014-09-18 Why Senate President Resigned
[New Times]Dr Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo stepped down as Senate president yesterday after 15 members of the Upper House signed a petition calling for an extra ordinary session to deliberate on his leadership style and conduct.

2014-09-18 SMEs Want More Say in Policy Formulation
[New Times]Small and medium enterprises in the region have cited lack of involvement in policy negotiations at the East African Community level and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) level as a challenge holding them back from exporting their services.

2014-09-18 Women Should Compete With Confidence Economically
[New Times]RWANDA PRIDES itself for being one of the countries that actively promote gender parity where women enjoy the same rights as their male counterparts.

2014-09-18 Somali National Held for Attempted Bribery
[New Times]Police in Huye district are holding a man of Somali origin for allegedly attempting to bribe Police officer.

2014-09-18 Govt Extends Orphanage Phase Out Deadline
[New Times]Government, through the National Commission for Children (NCC), has extended the deadline to have all children in orphanages across the country join foster families to 2016.

2014-09-18 Is Rwanda Back Into Big Brother Africa?
[New Times]Rwanda's aspiring Big Brother Africa housemates finally have something to smile about, as reports emerge that they might finally take part in Africa's most watched television reality show.

2014-09-18 Grand Corruption At Kantengwa's RSSB
[Focus]An in-depth investigation into how the former RSSB head was driving the nation's biggest financial institution into bankruptcy

2014-09-18 President Kagame Opens World Export Development Forum in Rwanda
[Rwanda Govt]Developing countries will need to significantly change their mindsets for their economies to transform.

2014-09-18 Interview of Minister Louise Mushikiwabo On Contact Fm - Refugee Situation/Eastern DRC
[Rwanda Govt]C.FM: Honorable Minister first of all let me welcome you to Contact FM. And nowadays, refugee numbers of Congolese people is close to 12,000 people. How is this being handled?

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