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The Rwandan Senate on Thursday, July 23, received facemasks from the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) through the Embassy of China to Rwanda to help in efforts to prevent and contain Covid-19.

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Tanzania's former President Benjamin Mkapa, who served from 1995 to 2005, died in the early hours of Friday, President John Pombe Magufuli said in a statement.

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Rwanda on Thursday, July 23 recorded 21 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the tally of confirmed cases to 1,710 since outbreak of this pandemic in the country in mid-March.

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The Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, July 23, voted MP Suzanne Mukayijore to represent Rwanda in the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) with 76 votes out of 80 MPs who were present at the plenary sitting.

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There is nothing that beats the feeling of satisfaction, of accomplishment than helping somebody rediscover their lives. That is what happened in The New Times offices this week when a campaign it helped publicize ended with a 28-year-old Genocide survivor finally discovering her relatives after more than a quarter-century searching.

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Rwanda Premier League side AS Kigali have hinted that they will offer Eric Nshimiyimana a new one-year contract as the club’s head coach. The deal will end with the 2020/21 season.

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Before this coronavirus pandemic invaded the world and brought it to its knees, a few of us old fusspots had gone native.

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The movie “Petit Pays” by a Rwandan-French rapper and author, Gael Faye, has made it to Film Francophone d’Angoulême, an annual French film festival.

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The Rwanda National Police (RNP) Revenue Protection Unit has intercepted assorted goods in Rubavu District, which were being smuggled into the country from the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

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The Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, July 23, voted MP Suzanne Mukayijore to represent Rwanda in the Pan-African Parliament (PAP) with 76 votes out of 80 MPs who were present at the plenary sitting.

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A number of people have come to understand the power of social media and because of this, many are using the platform to create prominent personal brands.

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So, church is back in business after months of closure. Did you go? How did you make the cut because as you know, this business of welcoming any and everybody to ‘God’s House’ is pretty much over and church authorities must be agonising over who to let in, or are they? With only limited numbers allowed, I wonder if prayer requests submitted with a sizeable donation will now be prioritised and preference given to those who bring something to the ‘Lord’s House’ — much like the best seats have always been reserved for the most generous benefactors anyway, as opposed to those who walk in seeking help because even places of worship have bills and salaries to pay.

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July 17 was a Friday like any other; normally the highlight of the week at the office. The radio show is easy with live DJ mixes, live streaming and the rest of the day characterised by little pressure.

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World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director-General Roberto Azevêdo has said in his last speech to the different ambassadors in Geneva that the trade body has achieved a lot, but that much remains to be done.

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In an area with history of prolonged droughts, horticulture is fast becoming a solution for both environmental conservation and a lifeline for household economies in Rwinkwavu Sector, Kayonza District.

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Only a handful of mosques have been given the green light to open as Muslims prepare for public prayers for the first time since March.

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The Rwandan Senate on Thursday, July 23, received facemasks from the Economic and Commercial Office of Embassy of China to Rwanda to help in efforts to prevent and contain Covid-19.

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The vice president of the Rwandan community in France, Albert Gatera, 43, was hit by a speeding vehicle as he was jogging last Friday and he passed on later on Sunday, July 19.

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The vice president of the Rwandan community in France, Albert Gatera, 43, was hit by a speeding vehicle as he was jogging last Friday and he passed on later on Sunday, July 19.

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Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) peacekeepers serving in the Central African Republic have repulsed an attack by a militia group there, according to the UN mission.

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The Plenary Session on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, voted the law approving Rwanda's accession to the Marrakesh treaty to facilitate access to published works for persons who are visually impaired or print disabled.

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The President of the Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadera on Tuesday, July 21, paid his last respects to fallen RDF peacekeeper, Sergeant Major Edouard Nsabiyaremye who was killed while on a UN peacekeeping mission.

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Rwanda on Wednesday, July 22 recorded 34 new Covid-19 cases, most of whom were detected in Kigali. According to a statement from the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 21 were confirmed in Kigali and were said to be contacts of positive cases as well as residents of villages under lockdown in the capital.

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The image might not have circulated widely, but it was very powerful. It was a photo of the President of Central African Republic, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, laying a wreath on the flag-draped coffin of a Rwandan peacekeeper who was killed last week when their convoy was attacked by armed men.

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