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2014-10-24 Rwandan Parliament Calls for BBC to Be Banned
[RSF]The Rwandan parliament passed a resolution on 22 October calling on the government to ban the BBC and bring "genocide denial" charges against the presenter and producer of a controversial TV documentary about the 1994 Rwandan genocide that the BBC broadcast in early October.

2014-10-24 Third EAC Academia-Public-Private Sector Forum Opens in Kigali
[EAC]East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, Tanzania, 23 October 2014: The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Academia-Public-Private-Sector Forum opened today in Kigali, Rwanda, with a call by His Excellency President Paul Kagame to the stakeholders to redesign and streamline the region's economic development approaches to meet the high expectations of the East African people.

2014-10-24 Over 1200 Vulnerable Families to Get Cows
[New Times]At least 1,230 vulnerable families in the Southern Province are set to receive a cow each as part of a week-long campaign that seeks to encourage beneficiaries of the One-Cow per family programme (Girinka) to pass on heifers to their needy neighbours.

2014-10-24 Rwanda Maintains Spot in Top 100
[New Times]Despite a two-place drop in the latest Fifa rankings, Rwanda is still among the top 100 countries after dropping to 95th position in the latest ranking for the month of October released on Thursday.

2014-10-24 Minister Tasks Districts On Health Cover for Village Leaders
[New Times]Local Government minister Francis Kaboneka has tasked district officials to explain why they were not paying health insurance for the village leaders.

2014-10-24 A Leaf for All From Youngsters' PLE Stories
[New Times]LIFE IS a pot of absurdity holding humans with all sorts of troubles. There are the Alice Mugwanezas and Deo Bizumuremyis. And then also there is you, the better privileged.

2014-10-24 WHO Commends Rwanda On Ebola Preparedness
[New Times]The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Rwanda on its response to the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands and caused panic across the world.

2014-10-24 MTN Cautions Public Against Con Men
[New Times]The public should beware of con men who take advantage of promotions by telecom firms to cheat unsuspecting customers.

2014-10-24 Rutare Connected to Power Grid
[New Times]A new 82km power line has been commissioned in Rutare sector, Gicumbi District in the Northern Province, with a call on residents to take full advantage of the electricity and start income generating activities to fight household poverty.

2014-10-24 Prosecutor General Urges Cooperation On Genocide Suspects
[New Times]Prosecutor General Richard Muhumuza has appealed to his counterparts around Africa to respect the duty to extradite or prosecute all suspects of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in their countries.

2014-10-24 What Will Rwandan Traders Export to Europe?
[New Times]There's absolutely no reason why negotiation of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the East African Community (EAC) and European Union (EU) wasn't concluded in Nairobi on September 26, as earlier planned.

2014-10-24 Tony in Collabo With MC Tino
[New Times]Lillian Umutoni, musically known as Tony plans to do collabos with Martin Kasirye, aka MC Tino.

2014-10-24 More Efforts Are Needed to Fight Breast Cancer, Say Medics
[New Times]Breast cancer patients, caretakers and other individuals from the community have been called on to reinforce efforts in combating the disease.

2014-10-24 Hotshots Get Tips On the 'Art of Trust'
[New Times]During yesterday's diary session, Biggie tested the Housemates on the virtue of trust. He asked Housemates to pick the person they trusted in the house. Some easily mentioned names while others had a hard time figuring out the Housemates they trusted.

2014-10-24 Ferwafa, Tele 10 Sponsorship Deal Stalls
[New Times]Rwanda Football Association and Tele 10 Group sponsorship deal has been put on hold after different broadcasters complained of unfairness in the awarding of the National Football League broadcasting rights to Tele 10 Group.

2014-10-24 Jay Polly Releases 'Malaika' Video
[New Times]Hip-hop singer Jay Polly has gone back to the drawing board, just a few months after winning the 2014 Primus Guma Guma Superstar singing competition. The rapper has just released his latest 'Malaika' video, a song from his 'Ikosoro' album.

2014-10-24 Basketball Association Looks at Big Investment in New Gym
[New Times]Rwanda Basketball Federation (Ferwaba) is planning to build a gymnasium estimated at Rwf380m.

2014-10-24 IFAD Chief Calls for Review of Agric Sector Partnerships
[New Times]Government should revist its approach to partnerships in the agriculture sector by including local farmers, Kanayo Nwanze, the visiting International Fund for Agricultural Development (Ifad) president has said.

2014-10-24 Prostitution - From Red Light District to Armchair Clientele
[New Times]Forget about skimpily dressed women running after cars when darkness sets in. The veterans in the trade say that is an outdated way of plying what is described as the world's oldest trade in the 21st century.

2014-10-24 New Twist in EALA Bickering
[New Times]The first week of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sitting in Kigali started off on the wrong footing as members have persisted on a continual adjournment until an indiscipline case against one member is tabled before the House.

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