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2015-05-29 Head Teacher Is Elected As New Rubavu Mayor
[New Times] Jeremie Sinamenye was today elected the Mayor of Rubavu District, replacing the Sheikh Hassan Bahame who is behind bars pending his corruption trial.

2015-05-29 Kagame Questions UN's Mandate On Civilian Protection
[News of Rwanda] President Paul Kagame has questioned the United Nations Peacekeeping approach towards civilian protection in conflict zones.

2015-05-29 Nigeria's Adesina Is AfDB's Next President
[New Times] Nigeria's agriculture minister Akinwumi A. Adesina has been elected by African Development Bank's Board of Governors as the bank's new president, AfDB has announced.

2015-05-29 Need for Protection Should Not Get Lost in Ideological Debates - Kagame
[New Times] Security forms the basis of the inclusive dialogue and consensus building essential for any post-conflict transition to be sustainable, President Paul Kagame has said.

2015-05-29 Deadline Pressure Should Not Hamper Asbestos Eradication Progress
[New Times] The Rwanda Housing Authority now has much of the resources it needs to clear the country of asbestos roofing material. The housing agency says it hopes to pull down and dispose of the nearly 800,000 square metres of the deadly roofing material by the 2016 deadline.

2015-05-29 MIDIMAR Moves to Protect Refugee Camp Environment
[New Times] The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) has launched a drive to protect the environment in and around four refugee camps in the country.

2015-05-29 Methane Gas Plant to Begin Production of 25 MW in July
[New Times] Within two months, Phase One of the KivuWatt project will add 25 mega watts to the national grid of power generated by methane gas from Lake Kivu.

2015-05-29 2015/6 Budget - MPs Urge Govt to Bridge Rwf50 Billion Funding Gap
[New Times] There are some priority projects worth Rwf50 billion, for which the government did not allocate funding when it presented the budget estimates for the next three fiscal years, Members of Parliament (MPs) have said.

2015-05-29 Education the German Way - Lessons for Rwanda
[New Times] Recently I had a chat with a friend who happens to be German. The conversation veered towards their reputation for efficiency. German efficiency is renowned.

2015-05-29 Ministry to Partner With Academia in Policy Research
[New Times] The Ministry of Natural Resources and University of Rwanda (UR) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a long term research partnership that aims to enhance skills in the environment and natural resources sector.

2015-05-29 Institutional Investors Dominate 5th Bond Issue
[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda yesterday, issued a Rwf10 billion fixed coupon Treasury bond (TB) under its quarterly issuance programme, which saw institutional investors taking the lion's share.

2015-05-29 Basketball - U-16 Teams Will Benefit Senior Teams
[New Times] Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) president Desire Mugwiza believes that featuring U-16 teams in both the boys' and girls' categories at the upcoming FIBA Africa Zone V U-16 qualifying tournament this weekend will benefit the senior national team in three years time.

2015-05-29 Think Globally, Act Locally On World Environment Day
[New Times] World Environment Day is held annually on June 5 and serves to make the world alert about the environment and create action to address the needs of protection for our increasingly fragile planet.

2015-05-29 BK Wins Regional Banker Awards As Gatete Takes Ministers' Gong
[New Times] Bank of Kigali has been named as the best Regional Bank of the Year in East Africa for excelling in the industry in the region. The Wednesday recognition was announced on the sidelines of the 50th Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

2015-05-29 We Are Prepared to Win, Says Mashami
[New Times] Kampala -Rwanda assistant coach Vincent Mashami has said that the U-23 side is prepared to correct their mistakes from the first leg last Saturday in Kigali when they face Uganda tomorrow in the CAF U-23 Championship/Rio 2016 Olympic second qualifier at the Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium.

2015-05-29 COPA Coca Cola Finals Set for This Weekend
[New Times] The semi-finals and finals of this year's edition of the COPA Coca Cola football tournament will be held this weekend in Nyamagabe District, South Province.

2015-05-29 GT Bank Records Rwf260.4 Million Net Profit in Q1
[New Times] GT Bank recorded a Rwf260.4 million net profit during the first quarter of the year, up from Rwf208.8 million during the similar period last year, the lender indicated in a financial statement.

2015-05-29 Volleyball - INATEK Look to Stun League Leaders Rayon Sports
[New Times] The Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Education (INATEK) volleyball club will take on league table leaders Rayon Sports tomorrow in Ngoma hoping to win and go above the latter on the table standings.

2015-05-29 Lavish Weddings - Are They the Beginning of 'Until Poverty Do Us Apart' Vows?
[New Times] For Gloria Kaneza, expensive weddings give her both a feeling of guilt and annoyance especially if she is sure of the couple's status as not wealthy.

2015-05-29 Rwandan Human Rights and U.S. Relations With Rwanda
[State Department] Testimony

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