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2017-09-25 Will UN Reform Be Possible?
[New Times] Last week, during the ongoing UN General Assembly meeting, many world leaders, including President Trump and President Kagame, in their speeches, called for the UN reform so as to have a stronger, more effective and efficient, more just and greater driver for peace and harmony in the world. A reform plan is now being championed by the current Secretary General of the UN, António Guterres. But, of course, this isn't a new idea; it started way back in the tenure of Kofi Annan, former Secretary General

2017-09-25 Rwanda Again in Top 10 Investment Nations
[Independent (Kampala)] Rwanda has re-entered the Top 10 list after having just missed it the past two years, according to Rand Merchant Bank's latest 'Where to Invest in Africa report for 2018', released on Sept.18.

2017-09-25 I Envision a Golden Era for Rwanda's Agric Sector, Says Expert
[New Times] The Rwandan agricultural sector is largely characterised by small holder farmers most of whom operate informally and are yet to incorporate technology and innovation in their practices. Despite much of it operating informally, the sector bears much responsibility and is often looked upon to guarantee food security as well as contribute to exports. To understand the potential of the sector as well as best approaches to increase productivity, The New Times' Collins Mwai spoke to Eric Pohlman the director of

2017-09-25 Muhitira Finishes 5th in France Marathon
[New Times] Sunday

2017-09-25 Mixed Reactions After 'Runtown Experience' Show
[New Times] It was the first time Runtown was performing in the country and when he took to the stage at 11:30 pm, it was clear that he wanted to leave an impression.

2017-09-25 Pharmacists Urged to Prioritise Quality in Service Delivery
[New Times] There is need to ensure quality service delivery by pharmacists in order not only to improve lives of patients but also guarantee a safe and sound health care system in the country.

2017-09-22 International Day of Peace Marked With Call on Youth to Foster Unity
[New Times] Rwandans yesterday joined the rest of the world in marking the International Day of Peace, with a call to the youth to embrace the culture of peace-making and for adults to nurture it among the young.

2017-09-22 Democracy, Is That You?
[New Times] On Tuesday September 12, 2017, the Guardian, a leading British newspaper, published a long article, in which it blamed Tutsi for their own massacre.

2017-09-22 Malawian High Court to Review Case Involving Rwanda Genocide Fugitive
[New Times] The Malawian High Court on Wednesday ruled to review the extradition case involving a Rwandan Genocide fugitive, Vincent Murekezi, against the wish of the prosecution.

2017-09-22 Lake Kivu Methane Gas Project Gets U.S.$100 Million Boost
[New Times] Two companies; Symbion Energy and Highland Group Holdings Ltd. (HGHL) on Thursday signed an agreement that will see the latter co-invest $100 million towards the extraction of methane gas from Lake Kivu.

2017-09-22 Diarra Signs Two-Year Deal at Rayon Sports
[New Times] Malian striker Ismailla Diarra has said he is delighted after signing a two-year contract to play for Rayon Sports for a second spell until end of the 2018/19 season.

2017-09-22 Engineers Call for Efforts to Improve Waste Management
[New Times] Growing population which translates into higher consumption of commodities that generate either more solid or liquid waste, poses a huge waste management challenge that needs advanced technologies to address, experts have said.

2017-09-22 Prosecution Links Ex-FAR Officer Exiled in France to Armed Group in DR Congo
[New Times] In the ongoing pre-detention hearing involving nine suspects linked to an irregular armed group, prosecution said Thursday they are investigating a certain Major Faustin Ntilikina, an ex-FAR exiled in France.

2017-09-22 Mugisha, Areruya Set for U23 Men's Road Race in Norway
[New Times] Samuel Mugisha and Joseph Areruya will be up against the world's U23 best riders as the duo hit the road at the ongoing UCI Road World Championships on Friday afternoon in the U-23 Men's road race in Bergen, Norway.

2017-09-22 Rwanda Targets New Buyers at Ongoing Specialty Coffee Conference in Japan
[New Times] Rwandan specialty coffee processors are looking to clinch key export deals at the ongoing annual Specialty Coffee Conference and Exhibition (SCAJ) in Japan, enabling them to expand the export market and attract new buyers.

2017-09-22 Health Ministry Launches U.S.$5 Million Spraying Drive Ahead of Malaria Peak Season
[New Times] The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country.

2017-09-22 Rwanda Deploys More Troops to CAR Next Week
[New Times] Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) will next week deploy a motorised infantry company of 140 troops to Central African Republic to reinforce a United Nations peacekeeping force in that country, the military has said.

2017-09-22 V-Ball - Bitok Adds Five New Faces to Squad
[New Times] Rwanda senior men's volleyball team coach Paul Bitok has added five new faces to his provisional 22-player squad for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations scheduled for October 20-28 in Egypt.

2017-09-22 What's On This Weekend?
[New Times] Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There's always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

2017-09-21 10 Women From Kenya, Rwanda to Represent EA At TechWomen
[CIO] Out of more than nearly 4,000 applicants, 10 women from Kenya and Rwanda have been selected to go to the United States to participate in TechWomen, a five-week program that empowers and connects emerging women leaders to create positive impact in their fields and their societies.

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