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2015-11-26 Do African Leaders Need U.S.$5 Million as an Incentive to Govern Well?
[New Times] Last week, former Namibia President Hifikepunye Pohamba became the fourth African leader to be awarded the Mo Ibrahim Achievement in African Leadership Prize, a prize which is currently the world's most valuable individual award considering that a laureate receives a US$5 million award paid over 10 years, and US$200,000 annually for life thereafter.

2015-11-26 Branding, Packaging Key to Enhancing Competitiveness of Local Products
[New Times] Over the past one year the government has signed a number of agreements with exporters, institutions and co-operatives, committing to support the private sector increase the country's export volumes and value.

2015-11-26 MPs Endorse Rwanda's Re-Admission to ECCAS
[New Times] The Chamber of Deputies has passed a draft law that allows the government to ratify an agreement that re-admits the country to the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS).

2015-11-26 Tele 10 Launches Its Watch Africa Service with NTT-Docomo's Net M
[Balancing Act] London -Rwanda's Tele10 has launched its digital box and app service in Kenya and will soon be rolling it out in Uganda and Rwanda. The platform has been supplied by Net M, which is now a subsidiary of Japanese giant NTT-Docomo. Russell Southwood caught up with Tele 10's Eugene Nyagahene at AfricaCom this week.

2015-11-26 WB Seeks U.S.$16 Billion to Counter Climate Change in Africa
[New Times] The World Bank has unveiled an ambitious business plan, worth $16 billion, for fast-tracking climate adaptation for sub-Sahara Africa region.

2015-11-26 Referee to Blame for Loss to Tanzania - Mckinstry
[New Times] After losing their second group A match against Tanzania at the ongoing CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Ethiopia, Amavubi Stars head coach Johnny McKinstry has blamed Sudanese referee Ali Ismail Mohamood for the loss, after what he termed 'favouring' the 'Kilimanjaro Stars'.

2015-11-26 National Team Concede Defeat Burundi, Rwanda, Kenya Tanzania Win in Cecafa Cup
[Ethiopian Herald] Rwanda beat the Ethiopian national team with a close 1-0 margin in the first day of 38th CECAFA senior Challenge Cup on Saturday at the Addis Ababa Stadium.

2015-11-26 Mutabazi Set for Pro Trials With Japanese Club
[New Times] APR and national volleyball team youngster Yves Mutabazi is set for professional trials with Japanese topflight league side Oita Miyoshi Weisse Adler.

2015-11-26 Are City Master Plans, Like New Year Resolutions, Doomed to Fail?
[New Times] Historically, the culture of making New Year resolutions dates back to ancient Babylon, a people who made promises to their gods for the New Year. The promises themselves often had to do with concrete yet easily achievable tasks such as vowing to return borrowed farm equipment.

2015-11-26 Why Rwanda Is a Success Story in GBV Fight
[New Times] As the world celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women yesterday, it emerged that violence against women continues to be a global problem, despite the efforts to curb it.

2015-11-26 Rwandan Designers Showcase Their Products At 'Origin Africa'
[New Times] Six Rwandan designers have returned to Rwanda from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where they showcased their work at Origin Africa, the continent's largest international trade show and conference for textile, leather, home and beauty products.

2015-11-26 Nkurunziza's 'Reconstruction' Art Exhibition Ends Today
[New Times] One of Rwanda's leading visual artists, Innocent Nkurunziza last week premiered his latest one week solo exhibition "RE/DE CONSTRUCTION". The exhibition that kicked off on November 19 will end today at Inema Art Gallery. The show will wrap up this Thursday 26 November 2015.

2015-11-26 Cabinet Asks President Kagame to Call a Referendum On Constitution
[New Times] Members of the Cabinet yesterday asked President Paul Kagame to call a referendum for Rwandans to approve the recently revised Constitution of the country.

2015-11-26 Project to Set Common Potato Seed Systems for Rwanda, Uganda
[New Times] A regional project is seeking to set common potato seed systems between Rwanda and Uganda.

2015-11-26 Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty During Public Hearing
[New Times] A murder suspect accused of killing his neighbour in Rwamagana District pleaded guilty during a public hearing in the district on Tuesday.

2015-11-26 Police Handball Club Begin Preps for ECAHF Championship
[New Times] National handball league champions, Police have started preparations for the 27th edition of the East and Central Africa Handball Federation (ECAHF) Senior Club Championship slated for December 6-12 in Kigali.

2015-11-26 Local Researchers Call for More Incentives, Capacity Building
[New Times] Not many researchers in the country are doing well, but with no coordination and enough capacity building platforms, they might not be able to contribute much to national development with their findings, experts have said.

2015-11-26 I Thought It Was Unfortunate to Be Born a Girl, Says AKWOS Founder
[New Times] The founder of Association of Kigali Women in Sports (AKWOS), Felicite Rwemalika, saw football as a powerful instrument to re-engage and empower girls and women. Since 2001, she has successfully introduced football in all provinces of Rwanda. She spoke to Women Today's Sharon Kantengwa about AKWOS' development over the yars.

2015-11-26 Women Coffee Farmers Acquire Business Management Skills
[New Times] She said their co-operative (Tujijuke Muhinzi) will greatly benefit from the planning, budgeting and agriculture practices skills the women acquired during the training.

2015-11-26 Ndayisenga Returns to Training After Angina Attack
[New Times] The 2014 Tour du Rwanda winner, Valens Ndayisenga has resumed training after suffering chest pain that forced him to pull out of this year's Tour du Rwanda in stage five, from Musanze to Nyanza last Thursday.

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