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2015-04-27 Number of Burundian Refugees Soar to 20000
[New Times] Some Rwandans have approached the Rwandan Embassy in Burundi seeking papers to facilitate their return home following the unrest that has for the past few weeks rocked the country, according to the diplomatic mission.

2015-04-27 PGGSS Stars Join Kinyinya Residents for Umuganda
[New Times] Earlier this month, the artistes took part in activities to support Genocide survivors as the country marked the 21 commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

2015-04-27 Our Burundi Brethren Need All the Help We Can Muster
[New Times] To date, over 13,000 Burundian refugees have crossed into Rwanda fearing for their safety in the run up to national elections.

2015-04-27 More Institutions Should Participate in Commemoration Events
[New Times] The last few weeks have seen several public and private institutions involved in activities to honour the more than a million victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

2015-04-27 Burundian Refugee Daily Arrivals Hit 3,000
[New Times] The daily influx of Burundian refugees into Rwanda is heading to a record 3,000, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (Midimar) reported yesterday.

2015-04-27 Fleeing Burundians Granted Refugee Status
[New Times] The government has granted the now over 11,000 Burundians who have crossed into the country in recent days prima facie refugee status.

2015-04-27 V-Ball - Cameroon Friendlies Helped us - Bitok
[New Times] The National Volleyball team coach Paul Bitok says there are positives to take from the three friendly games that the national team played against Cameroon last week despite losing all of them.

2015-04-27 FERWAFA Mistakes Return to Haunt Amavubi
[New Times] Just nine months after Rwanda was banned from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group stage qualifiers for fielding an ineligible player, the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) yet finds itself in a spot of bother with eight players ineligible to feature for the U-23 national team.

2015-04-27 Foreigners Blocked at Border
[News of Rwanda] Burundian Army has blocked foreigners from entering the country through Bugarama border that connects to Rusizi district, western Rwanda.

2015-04-27 Remains of 100 Genocide Victims Buried in Ruhango
[New Times] It was a sombre mood as thousands of survivors, relatives, friends, residents and government officials thronged Ruhango Memorial Site to accord decent burial to 105 victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi whose remains were recently retrieved from different part of the district.

2015-04-27 Sorwathe Maintain Winning Streak in Division 2 League
[New Times] Second division football championship giants Sorwathe FC once again showed their credentials for topflight league football with a brilliant performance, thrashing Kirehe in a 3-0 thriller at Kinihira playgrounds.

2015-04-27 Nutrition - Why Those Dietary Pills May Come in Handy?
[New Times] Esperance Karungi, a mother of two and resident of Nyagatare town, Eastern province, has several tins of food supplements in her house.Occasionally while conversing with her, she will stop to swallow one of the pills.

2015-04-27 Miss Geek IT Solutions Contest Shows Rewards
[New Times] The annual Ms.Geek competition was founded last year as a platform to showcase the talent of Rwandan girls to use technology to provide solutions to Rwandan problems and serve as an awareness tool that encourages girls to take on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.

2015-04-27 Why Shakespeare Should Inspire Rwandan Authors
[New Times] On Friday, April 23, 2015, the world celebrated the UN International English Day and events were organised in recognition of renowned English author William Shakespeare. Many people believe that this great writer still lives through his works of drama and publications. Experts feel Rwandan publishers should draw lessons from him. The New Times' Solomon Asaba caught up with the Deputy British High Commissioner Zoё Compstone and Sheilagh Neilson, the Br

2015-04-27 We Need Moral Rehabilitation, Trust in Post-Genocide Rwanda
[New Times] The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi has severely affected various Rwandan institutions and their respective agents.

2015-04-27 Locals Ask ID Authority to Decentralise Services
[New Times] Several citizens upcountry have decried the time it costs to procure national identification cards with the the responsible agency in Kigali.

2015-04-27 Police, APR Earn Crucial Wins in H-Ball League
[New Times] Reigning champions Police handball club and APR beat Gicumbi and Nyakabanda on Sunday, respectively, to collect maximum points on Match-Day five of the league

2015-04-27 Rwandair Lusaka Flights Start On a High
[New Times] Lusaka -At exactly 4:30pm Friday, hundreds of Zambians got to see what they had long waited for; when RwandAir's flight WB 0100 touched down at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport in Lusaka, for the first time.

2015-04-27 Complications of Typhoid Fever
[New Times] Typhoid is a disease caused due to infection by the microbe called Salmonella typhi. Someone suffering from typhoid fever passes the germs along with his stool and this may gain entry in the body of a healthy person due to consumption of contaminated food or water. After entry in the body, it causes infection and inflammation of the small intestines.

2015-04-27 Algerian Tests Positive, Costs Team Rwanda UCI Points
[New Times] Top Algerian cyclist Hichem Chaabane has tested positive to two undisclosed prohibited substances and has been handed a life ban by the Algerian Cycling Federation.

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