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Rwanda joins the world on gender equality

In a bid to demonstrate a strong commitment to gender equality, and further boost the fight against Gender Based Violence (GBV), Rwanda National Police has joined the “HeForShe” global campaign. The force joined the campaign through a launch held at police headquarters in Kacyiru, officiated by the minister of gender and family promotion, Oda Gasinzigwa, […]

24 regional army officers complete UN course

Military officers from eight regional countries who attended the just-concluded a United Nations and African Union Staff Officers’ course at the Rwanda Peace Academy have pledged to put to good use the skills they acquired from the training. The course, which took place in Musanze, brought together 24 ended on Thursday. The course was aimed […]

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Rwanda to host the regional women forum secretariat

Members of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region Regional (ICGLR) Women Forum are in Kigali to discuss about the setting up of the Regional Women Forum (RWF) Secretariat. This came after an agreement by Rwanda’s minister of foreign affairs and cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, that Rwanda will host the said secretariat. During the 10th […]

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Kenya activists commend Rwanda Isange One stop Centre

A delegation from the Africa UNiTE Kenya, visited Isange One stop Centre situated at the Police Hospital in Kacyiru, and commended the achievements registered by the centre in responding to Gender Based Violence (GBV) issues. The delegation composed of officials from Gender Commission, civil society, and UN women, is in the country for a five-day […]

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Addressing security dynamics require advanced skills –Harelimana

  The Minister for Internal Security, Sheikh Musa FazilHarerimana has said that security officers are required to be equipped with advanced skills so as to counter emerging and dynamism crimes within the region. Harerimana made the remarks on July 2, 2015 while officiated at the one-day symposium on Crime, Security and Justice held at the […]

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Lions to roar in Akagera National Park again after over 20years

African Parks in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board will translocate seven lions from South Africa to re-introduce the species into Akagera National Park in Rwanda by June 30, 2015. African Parks is a non-profit organisation that takes total responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of national parks in partnership with governments and local […]

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US Ambassador awards Rwandan Women of Courage

U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Erica J. Barks-Ruggles awarded Rwandan women the Embassy’s 2015 Women of Courage to inspire women step up their bravery acts. The four women who embodied these gains were on June 19, 2015 honored during an event celebrate Women’s History Month, at her home in Kigali. “The courage, compassion, and determination of […]

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Uganda joins Rwanda in scrapping permits

Cross border workers between Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya will no longer have to acquire working permits, as the East African Community continues to realize its protocol on free movement of labor. The good news came in over the weekend following an agreement between the three states to abolish work permits. A statement released on Monday […]

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Ambassador Cesar pledges support to Rwanda technical education

Rwanda’s Ambassador to Germany Cesar Igor has pledged to draw more development partners in TVET during his diplomatic mission. He made remarks on June 16, after meeting with WDA top management to discuss TVET in general and projects supported by the Federal Republic of Germany. After touring TVET training centers, Ambassador Cesar Igor said that […]

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Rwanda’s MDGs achievement records high

Rwanda has achieved and is on course to surpass health Millennium Development Goals (MDGs 4 and 5) related to reducing child mortality and improving maternal health. According to the 5th Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) whose key findings were released last week, infant mortality has steadily decreased to 32 deaths per 1000 live births in […]

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