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2016-12-08 'Effective Strategies Can Prevent Genocide and Human Rights Violations'
[Daily News] Minister for Constitution and Legal Affairs, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, has urged members of the Committee for Prevention of Genocide in the Great Lakes Regions to enhance strategies which are likely to prevent genocide and human rights violations in the region.

2016-12-08 Bring Back Genocide Convict, Rwanda Asks Malawi
[Nyasa Times] Rwanda has renewed its call for Malawi to extradite Rwandan national Vincent Murekezi who was convicted in his country for participating in the 1994 genocide.

2016-12-08 Striker Kambale Keen to Return to Rayon Sports
[New Times] Etincelles FC forward Gentil Salita Kambale is keen on returning to the capital Kigali to play for one of his former clubs- Rayon Sports or AS Kigali.

2016-12-08 Premier League - APR Edge Kirehe to Close Gap on Top
[New Times] Defending champions APR Football Club overcame stubborn Kirehe Football Club defeating them 2-1 in the Azam Rwanda Premier League match staged on Wednesday at Stade de Kigali to close the gap on table leaders and archrivals Rayon Sport.

2016-12-08 Rulindo River Conservation Project Creates 5000 'Green Jobs'
[New Times] A Rwf1.9-billion conservation project has helped create jobs for more than 4,815 people in Rulindo District.

2016-12-08 Rwanda's AGOA Plan
[East African] The new Africa Growth and Opportunities Act holds promise that Rwanda can bring down its ballooning import bill, but low production and fierce competition coupled with logistics challenges remain a major impediment.

2016-12-08 Gasabo Man Dies in Casseterite Mine
[New Times] A resident of Gasabo District died after a casseterite mine caved in on Sunday.

2016-12-08 Drone to Monitor Crops in Northern Province
[New Times] An aerial drone to monitor crops for Irish potato farmers in Northern Province was launched, yesterday, in Musanze District.

2016-12-08 Senators Push for Increased Agricultural Production
[New Times] Senators want to see efforts to boost modern farming intensified as a way of increasing agricultural output to cater for both domestic markets and export of surplus.

2016-12-08 Areruya, Mugisha Set to Join Dimension Data
[New Times] Rwanda's fast-rising cyclists Joseph Areruya and Samuel Mugisha are close to joining South African-based Continental Team, Dimension Data for Qhubeka. The two are set to sign a one-year contract that runs until the end of 2017.

2016-12-08 SC Kiyovu Coach Tips Nizeyimana to Excel
[New Times] After guiding SC Kiyovu to victory against struggling Pipinierre, head coach Aloys Kanamugire has tipped youngster Djuma Nizeyimana to become one of the top players in Rwanda.

2016-12-08 Meet the Women Giving Hope to Abandoned Babies in Nyamata
[New Times] Children are the leaders of tomorrow. They are the future. That is why 40-year-old Francoise Mukamana, a widow and mother of two children decided to take on two abandoned children like her own.

2016-12-08 Drowning Incidents Raise Concern
[New Times] Five people drowned in ponds in separate incidents in different parts of Kigali in the last two weeks.

2016-12-08 BDF Extends Financial Access to the Disabled Through Saccos
[New Times] Persons with disabilities in need of loans for income-generating projects will soon get the facility through Umirenge Saccos across the country.

2016-12-08 Upcoming Artistes Urged to Be More Innovative
[New Times] Aspiring singer-songwriter Khalidy has urged fellow upcoming singers to be more innovative.

2016-12-07 Make Genocide Case Files Priority - Prime Minister
[New Times] The government has once again appealed to prosecution to give priority to files that are related to the Genocide against the Tutsi so that whoever took part in the atrocities, whether they live in Rwanda or abroad, they are brought to justice.

2016-12-07 Woman Secures Funding for Kigali's First Craft Brewery
[RFI] A Rwandan woman has raised almost 70,000 euros to fund Kigali's first craft brewery using local ingredients to create a "fresh, new, made in Rwanda" beer. Entrepreneur Fina Uwineza, who is partnering with a Canadian brewery, surpassed the minimum fundraising target on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with days to spare, receiving contributions from over 1,000 people.

2016-12-07 France Confirms Rwanda Investigating Its Officials
[East African] Paris has acknowledged receiving requests by Rwandan authorities to investigate several senior French officials it accuses of playing a role in the 1994 genocide.

2016-12-07 Rehoboth Ministries to Launch 7th Album
[New Times] Gospel music lovers will be treated to an evening of praise and worship, as gospel music group Rehoboth Ministries launches its seventh album 'Gologotha' at Serena Hotel on December 18.

2016-12-07 Mining Sector Needs Urgent Support
[New Times] As the world marked International Mining Day on Monday, for many Rwandan miners and mineral exporters, there was little to celebrate. The sector has been hard-hit by falling metal prices on the global market driven by the scale down by leading consumer China on mineral purchases.

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