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2017-07-24 Habineza Promises Better Health Care, Inclusive Development
[New Times] The Democratic Green Party presidential flag bearer, Frank Habineza, has said he will promote better health care and service delivery to all Rwandans by helping them access equitable health services.

2017-07-24 Volkswagen to Assemble Electric Cars in Rwanda
[New Times] Rwanda Environment Management Authority has said that the plan by the German car maker 'Volkswagen' to assemble electric cars as part of the environmentally friendly model vehicles is timely since different studies have revealed that vehicles emissions have major contribution to air pollution in Rwanda especially in Kigali city.

2017-07-24 When 'Chibok Girls' Came to Rwanda
[New Times] This Nigerian stage play was among the highlights at the just concluded Ubumuntu Arts Festival, where it was staged on the closing night.

2017-07-24 Rwanda Volleyball Team Eye Zone V Title
[New Times] Rwanda's national volleyball team players are looking to steal the show at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations and FIVB Zone V World Championships first round qualifier at Amahoro Indoor Stadium in Kigali.

2017-07-24 UN Commend Rwandan Police Peacekeepers in Central Africa
[New Times] The United Nations has commended the role by Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the UN Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) for their quick response to protect an IDP camp, when it was attacked by an armed group, recently.

2017-07-24 Trade Experts Fault U.S. Over AGOA Review
[New Times] The American government has been faulted by trade and economic experts for the out-of-cycle review of the American Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) which could see Rwanda and East African countries barred from duty-free access to the US market.

2017-07-24 Amavubi Turn Focus to 3rd Round Tie Against Uganda
[New Times] After eliminating Tanzania in the CHAN second round qualifier return leg, Amavubi has now turned focus to the third round tie against Uganda next month. Rwanda eliminated Tanzania on 1-1 goals aggregate following a goalless draw in the second leg played on Saturday at Kigali Stadium.

2017-07-24 PLWDs Reassured on Presidential Election Facilitation
[New Times] In the past elections, people with disabilities had difficulty accessing polling stations, voting for the candidates of their choice, among other challenges.

2017-07-24 Rayon Rescind Karekezi's Appointment as Head Coach
[New Times] In a dramatic turn of events, Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports FC have rescinded their earlier decision to appoint former Amavubi captain Olivier Karekezi as the club's new head coach, Times Sport can reliably report.

2017-07-24 Unity is Our Strength, Says Kagame
[New Times] Incumbent presidential candidate Paul Kagame yesterday concluded his campaigns in Eastern Province with a rally in Rwamagana District.

2017-07-24 I'll Make Kibeho a Tourist Hub, Says Habineza
[New Times] Frank Habineza will boost infrastructure development and turn Kibeho hill into a global touristic heritage once elected president on August 4.

2017-07-24 Mpayimana to Reduce Tax on Cagua Clothes
[New Times] Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana has promised to reduce taxes on used clothes, popularly known as 'cagua', if he wins the August 4 vote.

2017-07-24 Hope for Traders as Four Cross-Border Markets Near Completion
[New Times] Contractors are putting final touches on four cross-border markets expected to be inaugurated by the end of this month.

2017-07-24 Who Will Win Bank of Kigali's Rwf60 Million Urumuri Interest-Free Cash?
[New Times] The opening panel of the just-concluded YouthConnekt Africa Summit in Kigali discussed arguably the most critical question for young people; how to create enough jobs to address the continent's unemployment quandary - there's a target for 50 million jobs by 2020.

2017-07-24 Kagame Pledges to Transform Ngoma Town
[New Times] RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, incumbent Paul Kagame, has promised to transform Ngoma town in Ngoma District, into a modern town to match the development trend in the rest of the country.

2017-07-24 CHAN 2018 Qualifiers - Taifa Stars Ready for Amavubi Return Leg Clash
[CAF] Amavubi center-back Aimable 'Mambo' Rucogoza has said the team is not under pressure ahead of the 2018 Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) second qualification round, second leg against Tanzania on Saturday at the Kigali Stadium in Nyamirambo.

2017-07-24 Presidential Election Campaign Kicks Off
[Deutsche Welle] With three weeks to go until elections, two politicians are challenging Rwanda's "big man." While most observers expect Paul Kagame to win, Greens candidate Frank Habineza and Philippe Mpayimana are vying for the post.

2017-07-24 RPF Members in Ethiopia Campaign for President Kagame
[New Times] Members of the RPF Inkotanyi living in Ethiopia on Saturday met and celebrated achievements in Rwanda under the party leadership and used the opportunity to rally support for President Paul Kagame, the RPF flag bearer in the forthcoming presidential election.

2017-07-24 Drive to Improve Farmer Participation in Agric Programmes
[New Times] Transparency International Rwanda and its partners has initiated a project aimed at increasing participation of farmers in planning, implementation and monitoring of agriculture projects using district performance contracts (Imihigo).

2017-07-21 Zimbabwe's Democracy - Africa's Most Expensive
[Financial Gazette] NEXT month, Rwandans will be going to polls and the country has budgeted $7 million for a process targeting just over five million voters.

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