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Three Mass Graves of Genocide Victims Discovered in Rubavu

[New Times] Three mass graves of victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi were Saturday discovered In Rubavu District, 24 years after the tragedy. (AllAfrica)

Renowned Akagera Elephant Dies

[New Times] Akagera National Park yesterday announced the demise of their most recognised elephant, Mutware. Park officials say Mutware (chief in English) died of natural causes. (AllAfrica)

RGB Warns Public Against False Teachings

[New Times] Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has warned the public to be wary of religious leaders who fleece money from worshipers and mislead them. (AllAfrica)

Police Get Peacekeepers' Training Equipment

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) on Wednesday received assorted equipment from the United States through its embassy in Rwanda, to support the police peacekeeping training programmes. (AllAfrica)

With Global Partnerships, Aids Can Be Defeated, Says First Lady

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that with global cooperation and goodwill, the fight against HIV/AIDS can be won, once and for all. (AllAfrica)

Rwf17.6 Billion Power Substation Inaugurated

[New Times] The quality of electricity supply in Kigali is likely to improve after a $20 million (Rwf17.6 billion) power substation facility was inaugurated yesterday in Ndera, Bumbogo sector in Gasabo district. (AllAfrica)

The National Police College - Professionalising Law Enforcement Agencies in Rwanda and Beyond

[New Times] The National Police College (NPC) is one of the three training institutions of Rwanda National Police established in order to enable the fulfillment of the force's core mission; to deliver high quality service, accountability and transparency, safeguard the rule of law and provide safe and crime-free environment for all. (AllAfrica)

Police Recognises Artists for Role in Fighting Crime

[New Times] A month-long countrywide community policing art and culture competition dedicated towards crime prevention ended yesterday with Rwanda National Police (RNP) rewarding the best artists. (AllAfrica)

Rwandans Urged to Embrace e-Learning

[New Times] The Minister for Education, Eugene Mutimura, has encouraged students and the public in general to embrace eLearning opportunities to evolve better in the digital era, which he said is increasingly transforming the world. (AllAfrica)

Local Government Retreat to Improve Service Delivery

[New Times] Delivering quality service is among the leading topics being discussed at a five-day local leaders retreat at Gabiro RDF Combat Training Centre in Gatsibo District. (AllAfrica)

Government Ban Fishing Activities in Musanze Waters

[New Times] Authorities in Musanze District have suspended fishing activities on the different water bodies in the area where fish was mysteriously killed last week, as investigations continue to ascertain what killed the fish. (AllAfrica)

Management of Africa's Global Position Must Change - Kagame

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has told world leaders meeting in New York City that Africa has registered positive developments and that the management of its global position must change. (AllAfrica)

Central Bank Holds Key Lending Rate At 5.5%

[New Times] The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has maintained the key repo rate at 5.5 per cent, the benchmark rate at which it lends money to commercial banks, citing a positive economic outlook. (AllAfrica)

Rwandans Register Positive Start At Chess Olympiad 2018

[New Times] RWANDA's Open and Women teams on Tuesday got off to a bright start with wins against Antigua and Barbuda as well as Sierra Leone, respectively, in round two of the ongoing Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, Georgia. (AllAfrica)

Kagame Joins 'Generation Unlimited' Leaders Group

[New Times] The new UN initiative dubbed Generation Unlimited, that is aimed at supporting the youth, has come at the right time and will make a difference in empowering global youth, President Paul Kagame has said. (AllAfrica)

National Unity Is a Good Thing, Wherever It Takes Hold - President Kagame At Nelson Mandela Peace Summit

[Rwanda Govt] New York, 24 September 2018- President Kagame on Monday delivered opening remarks at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in honour of the centenary of the birth of Mandela ahead of the 73th United Nations General Assembly in New York. (AllAfrica)

Kagame Roots for Inclusive, Non-Sectarian Politics

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called for promotion of inclusive, non-sectarian politics in post-conflict situations and the world at large. (AllAfrica)

How Rwanda Keeps Wages, Spending Low

[East African] Rwanda has kept its wages and salaries below 18 per cent of the budget, as part of measures to cut the costs of running government institutions. (AllAfrica)

The Importance of Knowledge and Transfer of Knowledge and Skills in Rwanda

[New Times] The sixteenth edition of Africa's Pulse released in October last year returned quite unfavourable economic results of the African region. (AllAfrica)

Collective Effort Needed to Ensure Effectiveness and Integrity of Peacekeeping - President Kagame

[Rwanda Govt] President Kagame on Tuesday called for collective effort to ensure the effectiveness and integrity of peacekeeping as he addressed a high-level meeting on the Secretary General's Initiative on Action for Peacekeeping. (AllAfrica)

There's More for NBA From Africa - Kagame

[New Times] Last evening, President Kagame attended a reception hosted by the National Basketball Association (NBA) in New York City, where he is attending the 73rd UN General Assembly. (AllAfrica)

Nyirarukundo Strikes Gold, Sets New Record At Montreal Marathon

[New Times] Rwanda's leading female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo made history on Sunday as she set a new event record to win the 28th edition of the annual Montreal Marathon in Canada. (AllAfrica)

Team Rwanda Off to Georgia for Chess Olympiad

[New Times] Ten players, including four teenagers, on Sunday night left Kigali for the Chess Olympiad 2018 in Batumi, the second-largest city of Georgia. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda's Export Revenues Increase By $159.4 Million

[The Exchange] Rwanda's agricultural performance has recorded a robust increment in export revenue thanks to the strategies that the government has laid in place. (AllAfrica)

City Constructs Model Village for Vulnerable Families

[New Times] At least 132 vulnerable families and those from high risk zones in Nyarugenge district in Kigali sector will soon be resettled in aRwf 1 billion model village as part of the social housing project. (AllAfrica)

PM Tours Southern Province

[New Times] Prime Minister Dr Edourd Ngirente on Monday started a two-day working tour of Southern Province, where he will visit different projects in the Nyamagabe and Huye districts. (AllAfrica)

President Kagame Co-Chairs Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development

[Rwanda Govt] President Kagame today co-chaired the annual meeting of the Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development alongside co-chair Carlos Slim, vice co-chair and ITU Secretary-General Houlin Zhao and UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay. (AllAfrica)

Kenya Loses Out to Rwanda On Conference Hosting

[East African] The Kenyan hospitality industry is losing out millions of shillings annually to its Rwandan counterpart as the international community shifts focus on conference hosting to the neighbouring country. (AllAfrica)

New Policies Open Up the Space for Unmanned Aircraft Business in Rwanda

[East African] Drone operators in Rwanda are hoping that the Unmanned and Remotely Piloted Aircraft regulations passed in January will attract investors to the sector. (AllAfrica)

K-Rollz on Rebranding Rwanda Using Music

[New Times] In a world where branding is increasingly becoming very important, countries, individuals and corporations are capitalising on it to market themselves. (AllAfrica)

Kagame Pardons Over 2,000 Prisoners Including Opposition Leader

[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Friday exercised his prerogative of mercy to grant early release to over 2,000 inmates convicted for various crimes. (AllAfrica)