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Female police officers conclude pre-deployment training

Female police officers conclude pre-deployment training

At least 165 female police officers of the Rwanda National Police (RNP) concluded a twelve-week United Nations Pre-deployment peacekeeping training, on September 12, held at RNP headquarters in Kacyiru The course was undertaken in close collaboration between the Rwanda National Police and the United Nations peacekeeping support operations. The training was implemented under requirements set […]

Umuganda legacy bringing harmony and development among Rwandans

Every last Saturday mornings of each month Rwanda holds community work known as Umuganda where locals across the country commit to cleaning as they also get to each other.   This day is also dedicated to fixing and repairing— clearing bushes, repairing, feeder roads, building houses for the homeless, building schools, sweeping and clogged drainages […]

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Society of American Travel Writers awards Nyungwe Nziza Project

The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) awarded Nyungwe National park for its tourism project – Nyungwe Nziza aimed at raising environmental awareness in Rwanda. The award was received by Rwanda on October 21, 2013.   The 2013 awards recognized the projects that aimed at preserving nature among them Nyungwe Nziza.   The project has […]

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Global Environment Facility Representatives analyse projects to improve global environment

“Global Environment Facility has invested a lot in the African region, bringing together different themes of environmental governance into integrated strategies that cross local, national and regional boundaries while meeting and respecting our respective development agenda, national policies and programs,” said Minister of Natural Resources, Stanislas Kamanzi. Kamanzi made the remarks while opening the Global […]

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Japan gives $5.9M to Congolese refugees living in Rwanda

The Government of Japan has given a contribution to three UN agencies worth $5.9 million to help the more than 32,000 Congolese refugees who have found a safe haven in Rwanda get food, medical treatment, better sanitation and education.   The contribution goes to UNICEF, WFP and UNHCR, which co-ordinates the overall humanitarian response to […]

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Mysterious rock can be transformed into tourist attraction— Nyaruguru residents

The Rock is known by locals as ‘IKIBUYE CYA SHARI’ that is linked to some powers and believed to have borne a ‘child’ (another small rock).   Belief and science have always gone opposite directions when it comes to questions that need satisfactory answers. Society like Rwanda and most others in Africa had certain traditions […]

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Rwanda : Child Day Cares in Rwanda

In Rwanda a Child Day Care Centers (Créche) are relatively a new tradition of early childhood development and education. These centers exist in almost all communities in the countryside, and in Kigali city. Though these centers are very expensive especially in Kigali city, the centers have contributed widely to the education system and it is […]

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Rwanda : They Cycled from Britain to Rwanda

A team comprised of three British cyclists Peter White, Peter Godwin and Julian Claxton managed to make a 70- days charity cycling trip to Rwanda as a way of raising funds for handicapped Olympics teams from Rwanda. Pete White, 31, Pete Goodwin, 28, and Julian Claxton, 30, travelled approximately 6,000 miles and through 12 countries […]

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Rwanda : Royal Philips Electronics conduct training in Rwanda

Experts from a Dutch based company, Royal Phillips Electronics have visited Rwanda with an aim of providing clinical training to improve maternal and child healthcare awareness in the country. The team was in the country this June, 2012, as part of the road show tours held in over 11 countries around Africa. The Royal Philips […]

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Rwanda: Ethiopia hosts JPC

In June 2012, the delegation of experts from Rwanda and Ethiopia met for the 1st session of Joint Permanent Commission (JPC) held in Kigali from 27 to 28 June, 2012 in order to formalize existing issues between the two countries. The two delegations headed by, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and […]

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