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A few weeks after the launch of BBOXX Cook, a system that enables one to have full access to a gas cylinder at a pocket-friendly price, the utility company on Saturday afternoon celebrated electrifying 80,000 households countrywide in a tournament dubbed “BBOXX Customer Cup 2019.

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The East African Business Council (EABC) on Tuesday signed a US$ 3.2 million financing agreement with TradeMark East Africa (TMEA) for support in implementing a three-year programme focused on the simplification and harmonization of trade procedures in the region.

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Live music lovers in Kigali will this Friday, be in for a special treat as over 10 local bands begin tussling it out in the ‘Battle of the Bands’ series at the Kigali Marriott Hotel.

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She is arguably one of the best poets Rwanda currently has, but Angel Uwamahoro, mostly known as Malaika,  has come out to unleash her other talent in music, through her debut song ‘Reka Turye Show’, a collabo with  DJ Marnaud’s, that was released on Monday.

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The annual gorilla naming ceremony, Kwita Izina, is upon us once again. As usual, many celebrities will be in town and the lucky ones will have the honour of naming one of the 25 baby gorillas.

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On August 17, 2019, Rwanda National Police (RNP) concluded its 2019 Police Month held under the theme: “19 years of partnership in policing towards sustainable safety and better livelihood for communities.

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On 15 August 2019, Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a story titled, “Rwanda: Disappearances Require Credible Investigations.” The title is redundant: Of course disappearances, like all circumstances in which crime may be suspected, require investigations.

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Rwanda and the African continent pursues progress and development for the interest of citizens not to receive credit or validation by external parties, President Paul Kagame has said.

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First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame has warned Africans, especially the youth and politicians about the negative outcomes associated with divisionism. Mrs Kagame was speaking in Windhoek, Namibia, during the Be Free Nation Building Dialogue, a series of forums organised by the First Lady of Namibia, Mrs Monica Geingos, to encourage open discussions between young people, politicians, academia and experts, around important topics.

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Revenue from Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park grew by 25 per cent in 2018 to $19.2M from the previous year, latest Rwanda Development Board data indicates.

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Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced that that the gorilla naming ceremony, commonly known as Kwita Izina, will take place on September 6, and that among the namers are Arsenal legend Tony Adams, American RnB singer Ne-Yo, and former Manchester United/FC Barcelona coach, Louis Van Gaal.

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Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced that that the gorilla naming ceremony, commonly known as Kwita Izina, will take place on September 6, and that among the namers are Arsenal legend Tony Adams, American RnB singer Ne-Yo, and former Manchester United/FC Barcelona coach, Louis Van Gaal.

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A group of 23 military, police and civilian officers from six Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) member states on Monday started a five-day course on protection of civilians, at Rwanda Peace Academy in Musanze District.

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Rwanda is in talks to acquire at least 100,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine for a mass vaccination campaign that targets traders around the country’s border with DR Congo, according to reports.

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Manchester United's Harry Maguire has called on social media companies to "stop these pathetic trolls" after his team-mate Paul Pogba was racially abused online after missing a penalty.

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Burundi international Francis Mustafa has joined Rwanda topflight league side Bugesera on a one-year, renewable, contract from Kenyan giants Gor Mahia. The 24-year old striker helped Gor Mahia to their record-extending 18th Kenya Premier League title in May, having been signed from SC Kiyovu in June last year.

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The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Monday that it will extend a temporary license loosening restrictions on business deals with Huawei for another 90 days, yet it has also decided to add another 46 Huawei affiliates to the Entity List.

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NAIROBI, Aug. 18 (Xinhua) -- On a rainy morning ahead of the World Humanitarian Day, villagers gathered on the outskirts of the western Ethiopian city of Jimma to commemorate a Chinese doctor who was buried there after died in the country more than four decades ago.

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The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Monday accused Turkey of sending military support to the al-Qaida-linked groups in Idlib Province in northwestern Syria, according to the state news agency SANA.

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BANK of Kigali’s intervention in the agriculture sector dubbed ‘Ikofi’ -a financial product aimed at increasing farmers’ eligibility to access credit- is fast gaining acceptance among local farmers and agro-dealers.

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FARMERS are hopeful to generate additional income following the launch of a new eight-year project expected to turn cassava, banana, soya and vegetable waste into organic fertilizers, animal feeds, briquettes among other useful products.

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Rwanda beach volleyball players have been urged to prove that they deserve to be in the FIVB 2019 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour, which will run from August, 21-24 at the Pearl Beach in Rubavu District.

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Nigerian singer and songwriter John Ighodaro, better known as Johnny Drille, will headline the upcoming, Kigali Jazz Junction which is stated for late next month.

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Between July 20 and August 10, 2019 Emile Iradukunda lost 44 pigs valued at Rwf700,000 in monetary value. Iradukunda is one of the 52 farmers in Gisagara District whose 106 pigs succumbed to a disease that Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) has since identified as swine erysipelas—a bacteria illness that mainly stems from poor hygiene.

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