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2015-07-03 Spy Chief Case Appears 'Flimsy'
[] Arrested Rwandan spy chief Karenzi Karake is due to reappear in court in Britain on Thursday, where prosecutors have asked for his extradition to Spain. Karake was detained by police at Heathrow airport on Saturday on a Spanish arrest warrant issued as part of an investigation into alleged crimes during the Rwanda conflict. Authorities in Kigali have expressed "outrage".

2015-07-03 Ending Genocide in Rwanda Does Not Excuse Murder
[] When Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, the head of Rwanda's intelligence services, was brought into the dock of a London court on Thursday, he clasped his hands above his head in a two-fisted salute to the public gallery. Dozens cheered; others looked on in silence. For some, Karenzi Karake is a hero, a key member of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) which ended the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. But for others, he is responsible for many killings and other abuses in the post-genocide era.

2015-07-03 Genocide Film - Rape Victims Get a Voice
[Nation] These women bring out the voices of many others who couldn't speak for themselves... I feel, I share and I live their pain," President Paul Kagame said at the official world premiere of The Uncondemned at the Kigali Serena Hotel.

2015-07-03 Region Set Emergency Summit On Burundi
[New Times] Leaders of the five-member East African Community (EAC) will on Monday hold another emergency meeting on Burundi.

2015-07-03 Govt Awaits Genocide Suspect's Extradition From France
[New Times] The government has adopted a 'wait and see attitude' regarding the possible extradition of Innocent Bagabo, a genocide suspect currently held by French authorities.

2015-07-03 For the RDF, the Liberation Was the Beginning of a Long Journey
[New Times] The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) recently kicked off its annual Army Week activities to coincide with the 21st Liberation Anniversary that will be celebrated tomorrow.

2015-07-03 Burundian Refugees in Urban Centres Wary of Uncertainty
[New Times] The uncertainty regarding the length of the political stalemate back home is gnawing on the minds of desperate Burundian refugees in Rwanda's urban centres.

2015-07-03 Lack of Political Will Hampering Regional Security- Kabarebe
[New Times] Regional countries must work together and avoid the pitfalls caused by conflicting interests and a lack of political will to tackle insecurity, Defence Minister, James Kabarebe, has said

2015-07-03 Industries - Is 'Chinese Therapy' Continent's Answer to Stunted Growth?
[New Times] Africa's industries have been stunted for decades now but there's a new suggestion that feeding the sector on 'Chinese steroids' could possibly breathe some life into the continent's sedated industrial activity.

2015-07-03 Musanze, Karongi Crowned Umurenge Kagame Cup Winners
[New Times] Defending champions Musanze district came from two goals down to beat Muhanga District in a thrilling Umurenge Kagame Cup final played on Wednesday at Amahoro stadium.

2015-07-03 Amavubi Stars Set for Scotland Training Camp
[New Times] The national football team, Amavubi, is set to hold a two-week training camp in Scotland from August 2-16, according to head coach Johnny McKinstry.

2015-07-03 Telecom Masts Free of Radiation, Assures Minister
[New Times] Residents living near telecommunication masts around the country should not worry about suffering from either radiation poisoning or noise pollution because the masts are up to the required standards, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister of Youth and ICT, has said.

2015-07-03 Gakenke District Women Urged to Strengthen Fight Against GBV
[New Times] Members of the National Women Council (NWC) in Gakenke District have been called on to strengthen their efforts in the fight against gender-based-violence (GBV) by sensitising their communities and working with law enforcers to curb the scourge.

2015-07-03 Tanzania Braces for Kagame Cup
[Daily News] Football enthusiasts are bracing for another big excitement brought by the sport as the nation readies to host the East and Central Africa Club Championship, dubbed Kagame Cup.

2015-07-03 KPL Leaders Pitted Against Yanga and Khartoum in Cecafa Kagame Cup
[The Star] Kenya Premier League leaders have been drawn against Tanzanian giants Yanga in next month's Cecafa Kagame Cup. Gor will be seeking to be crowned regional champions for the first time in over two decades after dominating the local football scene for the last two seasons.

2015-07-03 Rwandan Envoy Urges African Countries to Emulate Rwanda's Initiative
[Leadership] The Rwandan High Commissioner to Nigeria, Amb. Protegene Nsengumuremyi, said on Friday in Abuja that Rwandan Agaciro Development Fund Initiative was worth emulating by the other African countries.

2015-07-03 Govt Receives € 35.5 Million From Belgium to Support Health Care, Decentralization
[Focus] The government of Rwanda, on Tuesday, received ? 35.5 million (about Frw 28.5 billion) from the Kingdom of Belgium to support health care and decentralization. The financing agreements in form of a grant were signed between Claver Gatete, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning and the Belgium ambassador to Rwanda, Arnout Pauwels.

2015-07-03 Nutrition Situation in Burundian Refugee Camp Improves
[Focus] United Nations agencies and NGO partners have scaled up response to Burundian refugee food and nutrition needs, specifically tackling malnutrition among children under five years. The move, according to officials, aims at dealing with the acute malnutrition rate in Burundian refugee camp which currently stands at 14%.

2015-07-03 Under-16 Girls Team Gears Up for Afrobasket Tournament
[New Times] Rwanda national U-16 girls' team entered residential camp to start preparations ahead of the forthcoming FIBA Africa Basketball Championship.

2015-07-03 Govt Launches Business Friendly Investment Code
[New Times] Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has unveiled a new investment code that elucidates potential investment opportunities in the country as well as the key areas the government is marketing to investors.

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