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2014-07-30 UN Seeks to Bolster African Union's Response to Conflicts
[New Times]The United Nations on Monday adopted a new resolution to help streamline resources towards African peacekeeping missions, to ensure timely response to conflicts on the continent.

2014-07-30 Former EAC Minister Muhongayire Named Senator
[New Times]President Paul Kagame yesterday appointed former Minister for East African Community affairs Jacqueline Muhongayire as senator, barely a week after she was dropped from the Cabinet.

2014-07-30 Govt Steps Up Surveillance As Ebola Spreads to Nigeria
[New Times]Surveillance systems have been strengthened at all entry points into the country and hospitals following reports that Ebola had been detected in the Nigerian capital Lagos last week.

2014-07-30 Experts Urge Early Hepatitis Screening
[New Times]Concerted efforts are needed to curb the prevalence of Hepatitis B and C, experts have said. They were speaking during an event to mark the World Hepatitis Day in Kigali on Monday.

2014-07-30 Regional Police Students Tipped On Professionalism
[New Times]There is need for professionalism and enhanced cooperation among regional police forces if the contemporary security challenges are to be addressed.

2014-07-30 Civilians in War-Torn Areas Trust Rwandan Peacekeepers, Says Samantha Power
[New Times]Rwandan troops in peacekeeping missions around the world have earned the trust of host communities and serve as a source of strength for other peacekeepers serving alongside them, the United States' most senior UN diplomat has said.

2014-07-30 U.S. President Obama Calls for Empowerment of African Women
[New Times]United States President Barack Obama on Monday said one of the best yardsticks for measuring a country's development is how it treats its women.

2014-07-30 Amb. Samantha Power's Remarks At Open Debate On Regional Partnerships and Peacekeeping
[New Times]Thank you so much. Thank you, Mr. Secretary General, European External Action Service Deputy Secretary-General Popowski, and African Union Ambassador to the United Nations António.

2014-07-30 Umuganura to Showcase National Achievements
[New Times]This year's national harvest day celebration, locally known as Umuganura, will be used to showcase the country's achievements across all sectors.

2014-07-30 RCA Urges Co-Operatives to Market Grains Through EAX
[New Times]The Rwanda Cooperatives Agency (RCA) has launched a country-wide sensitisation drive to encourage cereal and grain farmers to sell their produce through the East African Exchange (EAX).

2014-07-30 UAP Project Excites Real Estate Developers
[New Times]The Rwf34b investment in the local real estate industry announced by financial services group UAP Holdings will ease the housing shortage the country faces, especially in the City of Kigali.

2014-07-30 BRD Staff Give Rwf4 Million to Rusheshe Veterans
[New Times]It will no longer be hard for ex-combatants and other residents of Rusheshe village in Masaka, Kicukiro District to access basic commodities, thanks to a Rwf4m donation from the Rwanda Patriotic Force (RPF) party taskforce at the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD).

2014-07-30 Teta Denies Suspension Rumours
[New Times]Local musician Diana Teta has denied rumors which are circulating that she has been suspended from Gakondo traditional music group.

2014-07-30 Military Prosecution Seeks Life for Lt. Mutabazi
[New Times]Prosecution is seeking a life sentence for Lt. Joel Mutabazi in the ongoing RNC-FDLR terror trial currently taken place at the Military High Court in Kanombe.

2014-07-30 As Kigali, Muhanga to Meet in Girls' ARS Final
[New Times]AS KIGALI girls' Academy U15 team and Mutara Academy of Muhanga District will meet in the final of this year's Airtel Rising Stars championships.

2014-07-30 Amani, Chameleone to Perform in Kigali
[New Times]MTV Africa Music Awards Best female artiste, Cecilia Wairimu famously known by her stage name Amani is slated to rock Kigali next month.

2014-07-30 Sensitisation of Masses Will Address Mutuelle De Santé Challenges
[New Times]THE challenges facing the Mutuelle de Santé health insurance scheme are a reminder that we should not rest on our laurels as a country.

2014-07-30 Akagera At 80 - Celebrating Biodiversity
[New Times]For 80 years Akagera National Park has been a refuge for wildlife and biodiversity in eastern Rwanda. Since the park was first gazetted in 1934 it has been home to lions, buffalos, zebras, antelopes, monkeys, birds and much more.

2014-07-30 Police Investigates Man Who Set Self On Fire
[New Times]A Kigali man identified as Dieudonne Nsengiyumva, who set himself on fire yesterday, is fighting for his life at the Central University Teaching Hospital of Kigali (CHUK), where he was rushed for treatment.

2014-07-30 Junior Wasps to Host Uganda in Rubavu
[New Times]Rwanda U17 will host their Ugandan counterparts this Friday in the return leg of the 2015 African Youth Championships qualifier at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu District.

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