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2015-10-13 Ugandan Army Withdraws From South Sudan
[New Times] The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) has started withdrawing from South Sudan, the Chief of Defence Forces, Gen. Katumba Wamala, announced yesterday.

2015-10-13 Information Departments Must Open up
[New Times] In a story titled "Researcher on the spot over fabricated statistics" published in The New Times yesterday, the Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) dispelled media reports about women inmates serving sentences for abortions and infanticides because of attempting to abort.

2015-10-13 Amavubi Dismal Run Worries Coach
[New Times] Rwanda national football team ended a 10-day training camp on a low note after losing to Tunisia's Olympic team 1-0 in a friendly match in Rabat on Sunday to take their losing streak to four straight matches.

2015-10-13 Rwanda Qualifies for 3x3 Afro-Basket Championships
[New Times] Rwanda men's team defeated their Egyptian counterparts 21-17 to win the first 3x3 FIBA Africa Zone V Championships and consequently booked a slot at this year's Afro-Basket 3x3 Championship finals later in December in Angola.

2015-10-13 How a Former Fuel Pump Attendant Turned Into a Millionaire Farmer
[New Times] Like they say, the starting point of every achievement is the desire to succeed. This saying aptly applies to the life of Joseph Bihoyiki a former fuel pump attendant.

2015-10-13 Bugesera Residents Tipped On Credit Worthiness
[New Times] Bank of Kigali's top management last week headed to Nyamata town in Bugesera district, located in Rwanda's Eastern Province where they taught hundreds of residents on how to build individual credit worthiness in order to be attractive customers for financial institutions.

2015-10-13 Cell-Based Land Use Maps to Guide Public Needs
[New Times] The public will now be able to access information on land at their fingertips following the launch of land-use maps at the lowest administrative level; the cell.

2015-10-13 Carrots, Passion Fruit Prices up by Rwf100 in Kigali
[New Times] Prices for carrots and passion fruits have increased by Rwf100 in and around Kigali, a min market survey conducted by Business Times has indicated.

2015-10-13 Credit Institutions Move to Boost Agriculture Sector
[New Times] Limited access to finance has for a long time remained a big challenge for farmers. However, this is set to change as financial institutions pledge new initiatives to boost lending to farmers.

2015-10-13 Gasabo Inmates Commit to Support 'Ndi Umunyarwanda'
[New Times] Inmates from Gasabo Prison have pledged to support the 'Ndi Umunyarwanda' campaign following an eight-month long campaign led by the Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS) in collaboration with National Unity and Reconciliation Commission (NURC).

2015-10-13 300,000 Candidates to Sit National Examinations
[New Times] A total of 297,352 candidates are slated to sit for Primary, Ordinary Level and Advanced Level national examinations next month.

2015-10-13 Trade Union Criticises Treatment of Former REG, WASAC Employees
[New Times] The Energy, water and sanitation workers union, SYPELGAZ, has criticised what it refers to as unjust treatment of hundreds of former employees of the energy and water utility agencies who were laid off.

2015-10-13 Former Drug Dealers Lead Anti-Narcotics Campaign in Kirehe
[New Times] In 2011, Venant Gatera, 35, a resident of Muhika Cell of Gatore Sector in Kirehe District, was involved in cannabis trafficking from neighbouring countries.

2015-10-13 Varsity Students Urged to Work With Communities
[New Times] The National Youth Council (NYC) has urged university students to actively contribute to community development activities during the Youth Month slated for November.

2015-10-13 UN Body Donates Health Kits to Refugee Camps
[New Times] The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has donated health kits to Mugombwa and Kigeme refugee camps, both based in the Southern Province.

2015-10-13 Spain Has Done It. France, the Vatican Too, Can Do the Just Thing
[New Times] There are certain things we take for granted because they are what make us human. Take fairness and justice, for example. These are universal values that are at the core of our morality and inform relations of every sort.

2015-10-13 Taekwondo Body Builds New Training Centre in Musanze
[New Times] Rwanda Taekwondo Federation (RTF) in partnership with Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is constructing a taekwondo training center in Muhanga district, a facility aimed at promoting the game across the country, according to officials.

2015-10-13 Mulindi FC Win Inaugural EACL Football Tournament
[New Times] Mulindi Football Club have been crowned champions of the inaugural East African Corporate League football tournament after beating Vision 2020 2-1 at Eto Kicukiro ground on Saturday.

2015-10-13 Help Facilitate Govt Programmes, Premier Murekezi Tells Churches
[New Times] The church has a major role to play in helping Rwandans embrace government programmes in order for them to achieve socio-economic development, Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has said.

2015-10-13 New Platforms to Boost Public-Private Sector Dialogue
[New Times] Government is seeking to establish more than 20 new platforms to strengthen public-private sector dialogue (PPD). The initiative seeks to enhance efficiency and boost competitiveness of the small and medium entrepreneurs.

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