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2016-05-30 Malaria Cases Finally Drop At Kirehe District Hospital
[Focus] From 2015 to the first months of this year, Kirehe District has been among the areas that have experienced an increase in malaria cases. Experts attributed that prevalence to constant warming of the region.

2016-05-30 Cause of Humanity Drives Rwanda Peacekeeping Interventions
[New Times] "When lives are at stake, nothing matters than saving them. Protection of civilians must be the central purpose of peacekeeping." - President Paul Kagame.

2016-05-30 Senegal Sting Amavubi in Friendly Tie
[New Times] The National football team, Amavubi yesterday suffered a setback in their preparation for the 2017 Africa Nations' Cup qualifiers after losing 2-0 to the Teranga Lions of Senegal in a friendly match at Amahoro Stadium.

2016-05-30 How Rwanda's Fashion Industry Has Evolved Over the Years
[New Times] If you have been attending local social events recently, you will have noticed that more people from various walks of life are elegantly dressed in African print exuding the confidence of those who know they have dressed to impress.

2016-05-30 After a Week of Talks, Africa Awaits Action From AfDB
[New Times] Three men emerged as stars at the just concluded African Development Bank (AfDB) 51st Annual Meetings held in the Zambian capital Lusaka; they're Edgar Lungu, the Zambian President, Kelvin Doe, a teenage scientist from Sierra Leon and Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, the Bank's President. Here is why.

2016-05-30 President Kagame Grace Champions League Final As Zidane Guides Real Madrid to 11th Title
[News of Rwanda] Rwanda President Paul Kagame was among high profile delegates invited by the UEFA to grace the 2016 Champions League final held on Saturday night at the San Siro Stadium in Milan, Italy.

2016-05-30 Hip-Hop Is for the Chosen Few - Paccy
[Focus] Rwandan Female rapper Oda Pacifique Uzamberumwana, aka Paccy, was born in Kigali on March 6th , 1990. She studied at Gatsata Pimary School, APEMU Ruli and EAV Bigogwe, Gisenyi, for O' and A' levels respectively. She then joined KIST for one year before changing to Rwanda Tourism University College (RTUC). The eldest child in a family of three girls, the rapper joined the music industry in 2009 with her release of 'Ese Nzapfa' Her latest song is 'Igitego.' She talked to The Rwanda Focus about her career and

2016-05-30 Civil Society Calls for Tough Measures on Public Funds Management
[New Times] The Civil Society Platform has called for tough measures against persons found to have mismanaged public funds as per the latest released Auditor-General's report.

2016-05-30 Experts Call for Uniform Regulation of Traditional Medicine
[New Times] Standards bodies on the continent have vowed to crackdown on traditional medicine makers and practitioners who do not conform to standards as one of the steps to streamline the industry.

2016-05-30 39 RDF Officers Graduate At Nyakinama College
[New Times] The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Patrick Nyamvumba, last Friday presided over the pass out of 39 RDF officers after they concluded a command course at the RDF Command and Staff College in Nyakinama, Musanze District.

2016-05-30 High Time Catholic Church Came Clean On Role in the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi
[New Times] As the Month of May comes to an end, events to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi will be tapering off.

2016-05-30 Can G7 Live Up to Its Commitment?
[New Times] On May 25-26, the G7 Summit held in Ise-Shima, Japan, brought together industrialised nations. Prior to the meeting, the world leaders were led by the host, Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, and visited the Shinto religion's holiest site, a shrine that is 2,000 years old, which symbolises the spirituality of Japanese people.

2016-05-30 The Good and Bad in Shisha Smoking
[New Times] Perched on high stools, they laugh out loud. The mood is cheerful as four men probably in their early 20s, inhale from long pipes standing on a table in their midst. Scented smoke hits your nose as you get closer to them. "It feels good," one of the men says as he lets out a cloud of smoke with a sigh of relief.

2016-05-30 Muslims Elect New Mufti
[New Times] The Supreme Muslim Council of Rwanda convened on Saturday in Kigali to elect a new Mufti.

2016-05-30 Kigali Takes to Maiden Car-Free Day
[New Times] Castigated by some but welcomed by many, Kigali city dwellers yesterday took to the maiden Car-Free Day with fanfair.

2016-05-30 Amavubi Preps Up for Mozambique Tie
[New Times] The national football team, Amavubi have shifted focus to the 2017 Africa Nations Cup qualifier against Mozambique slated for June 4 at Amahoro National Stadium.

2016-05-30 Morocco to Host Men's U21 African Nations Championship
[New Times] Morocco will organise this year's Men's U21 African Nations Championship in Tangier town from September 18-24.

2016-05-30 AS Kigali Coach Eyes Peace Cup Title
[New Times] City of Kigali-sponsored side, AS Kigali have their eyes set on winning this year's Peace Cup, according to head coach Eric Nshimiyimana. The tournament will run from June 14 to July 4. Nshimiyimana said the only chance of playing in the CAF Confederations Cup next year is by winning the Peace Cup, but admits it will be tough against the likes of defending champions Police, APR as well as other genuine contenders like Rayon Sports and SC Kiyovu.

2016-05-30 Chess Olympiad 2016 - National Team Takes Shape
[New Times] At end of the final round nine on Sunday, Candidate Masters (CMs) Godfrey Kabera and Alexis Ruzigura dominated qualifiers for the open section of the national team for the 2016 Chess Olympiad.

2016-05-30 Open Borders Should Lead to Open Skies
[East African] Rwanda is laying the ground for the removal of visa requirements for African nationals ahead of a 2018 deadline set by the African Union.

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