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2016-07-25 Malian Striker Diarra Signs New Contract With Rayon Sports
[New Times] Malian striker Ismaila Diarra has signed a new one-year contract with Rayon Sports until the end of the 2016/17 season, the club president, Denis Gacinya has said.

2016-07-25 Events That Shaped the 2015/16 Football Season
[New Times] In 2015/2016 football league season, 240 games were played over 304 days. At the end, APR FC were crowned champions for a record-extending 16th time in 22 years, while Rwamagana City FC and AS Muhanga were relegated after finishing in the bottom two positions.

2016-07-25 Rwanda Says AU Gender Scorecard Award Boosts Fight for Equality
[New Times] Rwanda was this week joined by three other African countries in winning accolades in recognition of its outstanding efforts in the promotion of women's rights and gender equality.

2016-07-25 Wrangle Between National Council and Unlicensed Nurses Escalates
[Focus] A yet to be resolved wrangle is tearing up hundreds of would-be nurse graduates against National Council of Nurses and Midwives. The graduates are accusing the council of denying them licensing exam so as to be allowed to work as professional nurses due to their lack of science back ground.

2016-07-25 Burundian Women Refugees Want Market for Handcraft Products
[New Times] Members of handcraft cooperatives in Mahama refugee camp have appealed to concerned authorities to help them get market their products to improve their lives.

2016-07-25 We Can Do a Lot More to Improve Travel in Africa
[New Times] So much has been said about the much hyped African passport that was launched at the recently concluded African Union summit held in Kigali, Rwanda. Most of those who have commented have basically written it off as another fancy idea that doesn't solve the real issues facing African travellers.

2016-07-25 Rwanda-Kenya Trade Forum to Address Challenges Faced By Women in Business
[New Times] Rwanda will host the first regional women trade forum to discuss mechanisms of addressing the challenges women face while doing business in the region.

2016-07-25 Female Athlete Nyirarukundo Sets New U-20 Record in 5000m
[New Times] Salome Nyirarukundo is thrilled after setting a new 5,000m U20 national record at the IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships that ended on Sunday in Bydgoszcz, Poland.

2016-07-25 Police Contingent Returns From Haiti Mission
[New Times] A contingent of 160 police officers under the Rwanda Formed Police Unit, yesterday, returned home after accomplishing their one-year tour of duty under the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).

2016-07-25 Africa Urged to Bridge Capacity Gaps to Deliver AU's Agenda 2063
[New Times] There is need to invest heavily in capacity building in managing critical areas such as taxation, rural agriculture, education, leadership and science and technology if Africa is to successfully implement its development plan known as Agenda 2063, according to the Executive Secretary of the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF), Prof. Emmanuel Nnadozie. Prof. Nnadozie, who was in the country for the recently-concluded 27th African Union Summit in Kigali, was speaking to The New Times' Eugene Kwibuka

2016-07-25 Govt Urges Farmers to Embrace Irrigation to Mitigate Drought Impact
[New Times] Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has urged residents of Eastern Province to embrace irrigation farming as a custom, saying this was one sure way of mitigating the impact of drought.

2016-07-25 Amavubi's Midfielder Buteera Delighted After Signing New Deal With APR
[New Times] Rwandan international midfielder Andrew Buteera has said he is delighted after signing a two-year contract extension with the reigning national football league champions APR FC until end of the 2017-18 season.

2016-07-25 Rwanda Has Risen to the Top of Africa
[New Times] In 1963 leaders of African countries that had gained independence met in Addis Ababa to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Out of the current 54 African countries only 32 had gained independence at that time.

2016-07-25 AS Kigali Sign Ex-APR Midfielder Kabange Twite
[New Times] After signing last season's league joint top scorer Muhadjiri Hakizimana, AS Kigali has signed three more new players as the club continue to overhaul the squad ahead of the 2016/17 season.

2016-07-25 AU Summit Kigali - When a Miracle Became Reality
[New Times] The "Rwandan miracle" does not exist! Rwanda's miracle is having an exceptional leader and his team who are behind its achievements.

2016-07-25 Rwanda Shima Imana Celebration to Be At Sector Level
[New Times] The fifth edition of the annual National Thanksgiving crusade, commonly known as "Rwanda Shima Imana," will this year be held in at least all sectors of the country.

2016-07-25 Euro Boost for Rwanda Private Sector Funding
[CAJ News] Kigali -THE European Investment Bank has pledged to provide EUR 28 million (RWF 24 billion), alongside EUR 28 million being provided by Bank of Kigali, to back private sector investment across Rwanda.

2016-07-25 UNCTAD and Continued Raw Deal for Africa
[New Times] As Africa was seeking to sort out its issues at the just-concluded AU Summit in Kigali, another meeting of global proportions, and just as critical, was beginning in Nairobi, Kenya, where countries on the continent sought to push for a consensus on how to stem tax evasion by multinationals.

2016-07-25 Former Gicumbi Mayor Held Over Embezzlement
[New Times] Police in Gicumbi have confirmed arrest of Alexandre Mvuyekure, a former mayor of the district, and another employee at the district over alleged embezzlement of public funds and forgery.

2016-07-25 Etincelles Sign Ruremesha As New Head Coach
[New Times] Etincelles Football Club has signed former Gicumbi coach Emmanuel Ruremesha as their new head coach to replace Innocent Seninga, who joined Police FC last week.

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