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2016-09-27 Financial Irregularities Mar Biomedical Centre
[New Times] Officials of Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), yesterday, for a second year running, appeared before the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) to answer queries raised in an Auditor General's Report.

2016-09-27 Speed Governors Now Mandatory for Public Transport Vehicles
[New Times] The government, yesterday, officially launched the installation and use of speed governors in public and commercial vehicles in an attempt to curb road carnage resulting from speeding.

2016-09-27 Govt, UN Join Efforts to Empower Refugees
[New Times] The government and the UN's refugee agency yesterday launched a joint strategy meant to support economic development of refugees in host communities, at an event attended by different stakeholders, in Kigali.

2016-09-27 Refugee Exodus From Burundi Sparks Concerns 'Overstretched' Neighbours Will Not Cope
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Number of refugees fleeing violence, abductions and torture in Burundi has passed 300,000, the United Nations says

2016-09-27 Rwanda Retains Key Repo Rate At 6.5 Percent
[East African] Rwanda's central bank has maintained its key repo rate at 6.5 per cent in a bid to tame the speed of price increases, the franc's volatility and to stimulate lending.

2016-09-27 BNR to Announce State of Economy Today
[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) will this Tuesday announce the state of country's economy and growth outlook going forward as it presents its quarterly monetary policy and financial stability statement at a media briefing.

2016-09-27 Habanabakize Sets Eyes on Film4Climate Global Award
[Focus] Filmmaker Theogene Habanabakize's short movie, 'Save the World', is among 15000 short movies competing for 'Film4Climate' award, a competition that brings together different movie products whose subjects relate to climate change protection.

2016-09-27 Cycling - Hategeka Wins Stage 3 in Tour of Ivory Coast
[New Times] Rwanda international Gasore Hategeka claimed a terrifying finish-line sprint to win stage 3 of the ongoing Tour de C├┤te d'Ivoire also known as Tour de la R├ęconciliation.

2016-09-27 Learn From Your Mistakes, Local Tennis Players Urged
[New Times] After failing to impress during the Rwanda Open that concluded on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium outdoor tennis courts, Rwanda Tennis Federation president Kassim Ntageruka has urged local players to learnpositive lessons from their performance.

2016-09-27 Peas, Fresh Beans Prices Up in Kigali
[New Times] Prices of some foodstuff and other commodities have continued to rise in most markets in Kigali, a mini-survey by The New Times indicates.

2016-09-27 Handball League - APR Beat Nyakabanda to Keep Pressure On Police
[New Times] Handball league title hopefuls APR overcame Nyakabanda on Sunday in a closely contested match to pile pressure on reigning champions Police, that also won to stay on track for a third successive title.

2016-09-27 Bugesera FC 'Almost Ready' for League Start - Mashami
[New Times] Bugesera FC head coach Vincent Mashami has said that his side is close to being ready for the upcoming national football league, which will kick off on October 14.

2016-09-27 Establish a National Cultural Centre
[New Times] Rwandans at home and abroad have been urged to put their country's cultural values at the centre of their day to day activities. The call was made by President Paul Kagame on Saturday while addressing thousands of Rwandans and friends of Rwanda gathered in San Francisco, US, for a Rwanda Day event.

2016-09-27 Rusty Grenade Kills One, Injures Three
[New Times] One person was killed and three injured on Sunday when a grenade went off in Kigoma Sector, Nyanza District in the Southern Province.

2016-09-27 Govt, Civil Society in Bid to Promote Volunteerism
[New Times] There is still need for more awareness on the role of volunteerism among Rwandans, according to Transparency International Rwanda.

2016-09-27 Rwanda Defeat Uganda in Youth Boxing Tournament
[New Times] Rwandan boxing appears to be heading in the right direction following a successful friendly youth tournament organised by the local boxing governing body (RABA) on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium where the hosts trounced their visiting opponents from Uganda 8 bouts against 4.

2016-09-27 Illegal Activities Threaten Gishwati-Mukura Park Conservation
[New Times] Manuel Sibomana, 22, lives in about 50 metres away from Mukura montane rainforest, an extended arm of Gishwati-Mukura National Park.

2016-09-27 Bond Market Records Rwf2.9 Million Turnover
[New Times] The Rwanda Share Index and All Share Index were unchanged to close at 129.95 and 128.51 points, respectively. Today on RSE market both equities and bond markets changed hands.

2016-09-27 Revelers Get Taste of 'Blufunk' Music At Keziah Jones Concert
[New Times] His music is unique. There's that feel of jazz, blues, rock, funk, a touch of culture combined with sophisticated vocals that smoothly carry a deep, mystic, and poetic message.

2016-09-27 Team Effort Was the Key to Our Success - Telugu Royals Captain
[New Times] Telugu Royals Cricket Club captain Ramu Morampudt has said that team spirit was key to his team's success in the 2016 Computer Point T20 tournament.

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