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Defence Force Retires Over 800 Officers

[New Times] The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) on Friday held a send-off ceremony to honour the service of 816 personnel who had reached retirement age including some whose service contracts had come to an end. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda, Kenya Win At 'Green Oscars'

[East African] Two East African conservationists, Munir Virani of Kenya and Olivier Nsengimana of Rwanda, are the recipients of the prestigious Whitley Award 2018. (AllAfrica)

Kagame in Djibouti for Free Trade and Industrial Zone Inauguration

[New Times] The area that President Kagame inaugurates is one of the largest free trade zones in Africa and will welcome other industries such as automotive industry. (AllAfrica)

Over 500 Youth From Diaspora Begin Civic Education Programme

[New Times] 567 young Rwandans pursuing their studies from some 19 countries from Asia, Europe, America and Africa on Wednesday started a civic education programme (Itorero) that will last one month. (AllAfrica)

Rift Valley Fever Disease Now Reported in Kamonyi District

[New Times] The Rift Valley Fever (RVF) outbreak has now been reported in Kamonyi District, weeks after it wreaked havoc in livestock in Eastern Province. (AllAfrica)

Rayon Book Quarter-Finals Spot As APR Exit Cecafa Kagame Cup

[New Times] Rayon Sports have booked a spot to quarter-finals of the ongoing CECAFA Kagame Cup after beating Burundian side Lydia Ludic 3-1 in their last Group B match on Thursday at Chamazi Complex Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (AllAfrica)

How Access to ARVs Became a Right in Rwanda

[New Times] Statistics from Rwanda Biomedical Centre show that at least 10,000 people get new infections in Rwanda, while 5,000 of the HIV positive die every year. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda, China Media Commit to Deepen Ties

[New Times] Rwanda and China have a long history of cooperation and friendship, and they have good stories which are still untold or are told on a biased way. (AllAfrica)

MTN Launches Rwanda-Tanzania Mobile Money Services

[CAJ News] Kigali -MTN Rwanda has opened a mobile-to-mobile remittance service between the country and Tanzania. The service enables MTN Mobile Money users in Rwanda are now able to send money to Airtel Tanzania subscribers through the MFS Africa Hub. (AllAfrica)

Kwibohora24 - Thousands Join Rwandan Peacekeepers in CAR Mark Liberation

[New Times] The liberation struggle was launched to restore civil rights of all citizens, provide social services and bring back all refugees to their motherland. (AllAfrica)

Kagame - Djibouti Trade Zone Will Benefit the Region

[New Times] Kagame said that Rwanda is behind Djibouti in the realisation of the project and that he is sure it will serve Africa, even as far as Rwanda and beyond. (AllAfrica)

Fuel Prices Further Revised Upwards

[New Times] Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has announced new fuel tariffs which took effect on Thursday, this week. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Takes Advantage As Nigeria Struggles With Auto Policy

[Vanguard] As the Nigerian government is not getting serious with its auto policy, other African countries are taking the bull by the horns by dangling carrots before world class auto makers. Some of the auto companies who initially wanted to make Nigeria their base in Africa are looking at other African countries that are giving them more conducive environment to set up plants and produce modern automobiles rather than depending on imported used cars from Europe and America.Only last week, the volkswagen group opene (AllAfrica)

Kwibohora24 - Envoy Calls for More Kenyan Investments in Rwanda

[New Times] Rwandans in Kenya came together on Wednesday to mark the 24th Liberation anniversary. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Questions Arrest of Citizens

[Monitor] Kampala -Rwanda has questioned the continued arrest of its citizens in Uganda and raised claims about what it calls "terrorism groups" planning to destabilise Kigali. (AllAfrica)

Kigali to Host 2018 African Movie Academy Awards

[Premium Times] The 2018 edition of the African Movie Academy Awards will take place in Kigali, Rwanda, on September 22. (AllAfrica)

Kagame - The Spirit of Unity Will Transform Our Country

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has urged all Rwandans to keep pulling their efforts together to fast-track the country's development and improving their lives. (AllAfrica)

Cricket Cranes Want to Keep Momentum in Rwanda

[Monitor] Kampala -It is less than 100 days since the senior national men's team conquered the ICC World Cricket League Division Four tournament. (AllAfrica)

Kwibohora24 - Support One Another in the Fight Against Poverty, Residents Told

[New Times] Residents from Nyarugunga sector in Kicukiro district were urged to support one another in the fight against poverty. (AllAfrica)

Kwibohora 24 - Kicukiro Residents Recommit to Protect Country Gains

[New Times] Residents from Kicukiro District celebrated Liberation Day yesterday with a resolve to be patriotic and work towards the development of their country. (AllAfrica)

Kwibohora24 - Kimironko Residents Root for Unity, Patriotism to Sustaining Liberation Fruits

[New Times] On Liberation Day, residents discussed issues of governance, decentralization, gender equality, and security, and also highlighted what makes them happy. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda Marks Liberation Day

[New Times] Rwandans across the country will today celebrate the 24th anniversary of the Liberation Day, reflecting on the time when Genocide against the Tutsi in 1994 was stopped and citizens embarked on a long journey to transform their country and lives. (AllAfrica)

First Lady Inaugurates Modern Complex to Host Elderly Survivors

[New Times] First Lady of Rwanda, Jeannette Kagame, on Tuesday inaugurated a multi-million complex in Nyamata, Bugesera district which will accommodate about 80 Intwaza - widows and widowers whose families were completely wiped out during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. (AllAfrica)

The 'Silent' Contributors to the Liberation Struggle

[New Times] Every Liberation struggle has its own silent contributors. (AllAfrica)

Kwibohora24 - the Little-Known War Monument With a Powerful Story

[New Times] It is 10 o'clock as we depart from our office located at Gishushu, heading towards Nyarutarama, an affluent Kigali suburb. We ascend towards a seemingly hilly area surpassing the bustling town of Kinyinya before descending to Kagugu. (AllAfrica)

Six Things You Should Do to Mark Liberation Day

[New Times] As the country celebrates Liberation Day on this 4th July, Rwandans, especially young people, can learn and celebrate liberation through various ways. (AllAfrica)

Banana Wine and Garment Enterprises to Benefit From Nirda's Industrial Support

[New Times] Banana wine and Garment enterprises are on course to expand their operations, thanks to industrial support from the National Industrial Research and Development Agency (NIRDA). (AllAfrica)

Vipers, Azam Win to Reach Kagame Cup Quarters

[Nation] Ugandan champions Vipers and Cecafa Kagame Cup holders Azam SC on Wednesday stormed into the regional tournament's quarter-finals following their respective wins over Kator of South Sudan and Zanzibar's Jeshi la Kujenga Uchumi (JKU) in Group "A" matches here. (AllAfrica)

Rwanda to Host the First ITTF Regional Tennis Championship

[New Times] Rwanda will for the first time host the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) regional competition in November. (AllAfrica)

Intare FC Are 2017/18 Second Division League Champions

[New Times] Intare Fc are the 2017/18 champions of the national second division league after defeating AS Muhanga 2-1 in final match played on Wednesday at Amahoro stadium. (AllAfrica)

Comesa Region Lags Behind in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence

[New Times] Countries in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) are lagging behind with respect to robotics, artificial intelligence and technology infrastructure and skills acquisition. (AllAfrica)