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Wed, 02 Nov 2016 20:45:15 GMT

From tradition to modernity: Tracing the footsteps of the Rwandan girl  -  The New Times
In manysocieties, when a girl gets married, she leaves her family and instantly becomes a member of the family she's wedded into. In Rwanda, and many African states, girls have traditionally been valued immensely largely because of dowry. Back in the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:34:38 GMT
IMF Staff Conclude Review Visit to Rwanda  -  U.S. Politics Today
“The IMF team reached staff-level agreement with the government, subject to approval by IMF Management and the Executive Board, on policies that could support completion of the sixth and first reviews of Rwanda's PSI- and SCF-supported programs, ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 18:20:17 GMT
Rwanda accuses 22 French officers over 1994 genocide  -  Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog)
Rwanda has published a list of 22 French officers it accuses of helping plan and execute the 1994 genocide, in the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries. Rwanda's National Commission for the Fight Against Genocide (known by ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 17:55:46 GMT

Rwanda's Pump Prices Increase by Rwf 122/litre  -  KT Press
Rwanda has increased fuel pump prices bowing down to the continued pressure mounted by increase on global market. Petrol prices have been the most affected- increasing by Rwf 122 while diesel increased by Rwf 54. A communiqué from Rwanda Utilities ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:03:08 GMT

French Soldiers Accused of Participating in Rwandan Genocide  -  Face 2 Face (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Rwandan government has accused 19 French senior military officers of taking part in the planning and execution of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, according to the Globe and Mail. In a statement released Tuesday, Rwanda's National Commission for the ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:45:31 GMT
On Rwanda's List of French Officials' Roles in 1994 Genocide, ICP Asks French PR  -  Inner City Press
UNITES NATIONS, November 2 -- While the genocide talk in 2016 is of the risk of genocide in Burundi, now Rwanda has put out a list of French officials and their roles in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis and moderate Hutus in Rwanda. On November 1 ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:43:57 GMT
East Africa: Rwanda and Kenya Bolster Trade Across Borders to Ease Doing Business  -  ICT Update
East Africa received a mixed bag of results in doing business in the latest report by World Bank; with Rwanda and Kenya leading while Burundi, South Sudan and Somalia brought up the rear. The World Bank cited implementation of projects meant to improve ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 15:01:24 GMT
Tigo Ghana appoints CTIO  -  Capacity Media (registration)
Amir Abdelazim Abdelazim, who joined Tigo in January 2013 and was most recently CTIO of Tigo Rwanda, is tasked with managing all of Tigo's network operations. He has previously managed the strategic quality team in Millicom Africa operations and prior ...
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 13:11:14 GMT
East Africa: Food Prices On the Rise Across Region As the Drought Bites  -  AllAfrica.com
Ibrahim Michael Okumu, an Economics lecturer at Makerere university says the high demand from both Uganda and other countries in the region like Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda and South Sudan is not being matched with the supply from farmers.
Wed, 02 Nov 2016 12:53:12 GMT
Jan Eliasson to push for extradition of Genocide fugitives  -  RwandaEye
Eliasson made the assuring statements while paying a courtesy call to the Rwanda speaker of Parliament, Domitila Mukabalisa in Kimihurura today and headed to the Kigali genocide memorial site to pay his respect and tribute to thousands of genocide ...