The New times rw

2020 was a year of prosperity for many citizens across the globe and a special year for Rwanda, with the realization of its Vision 2020 and an invitation to dream bigger.

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In the face of Covid-19, children have been affected by school closures and lockdowns. Mostly affected are children from vulnerable families that cannot access reliable internet or devices such as laptops, to aid their virtual school learning programme.

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GRACE Nyinawumuntu has been in football for as long as she can remember. She played – at club level and for the national team, then she was a referee before embarking on her coaching career.

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Adam Abubaker, aka DJ Adams, started deejaying in 1993 while living in Kenya. He returned to Rwanda in 1997 with his family and commenced his trade, often playing music in several night clubs.

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African countries are working together to address issues related to biodiversity, despite the human-induced activities that are threatening life on earth, Francis Gatare, the Chief Executive of the Rwanda Mines, Gas and Petroleum Board (RMB) has said.

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The Ministry of Health announced that the number of ventilators in the country will increase by four times before the end of July this year.

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The spirit of art brought together a group of eleven young people with a speech impairment to bridge the gap between society and the deaf community.

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Twenty-six years after she started searching for her family, 28-year-old Grace Umutoni on Wednesday, July 22, finally received the good news that she has been waiting for since she was two years old.

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With the increased uptake and adoption of Mobile Money across the country, operations by fraudsters to take advantage of unsuspecting clients have been on the rise and ‘constantly improving.

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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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The Director-General of the Higher Education Council (HEC),  Rose Mukankomeje recently announced that stringent measures for universities to operate will soon start to be fulfilled for a university to be allowed to admit any students.

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As the rainy season approaches, the City of Kigali says that it faces a Rwf30 billion funding shortfall for rehabilitating and expanding several drainages that usually cause flooding in the country’s capital.

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Rwanda will host the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit virtually from September 8 to 11, 2020 to avoid spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a statement from the event organisers.

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Remains of twenty Genocide victims were on Monday, July 21, excavated from a playground of Muhororo primary school located in Ruhashya sector, Huye district.

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UNITED NATIONS, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The COVID-19 "pandemic is making a global childcare crisis even worse," Henrietta Fore, head of the United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) has warned.

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Remains of twenty Genocide victims were on Monday, July 21, excavated from a playground of Muhororo primary school located in Ruhashya sector, Huye district.

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Rwanda international and playmaker for Tanzania giants Young Africans, Haruna Niyonzima, will be out for at least five months following a serious knee injury he sustained last week.

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The Ministry of Health on Tuesday, July 21 announced they had carried out 7,039 sample tests in a single day. This is contained in its daily Covid-19 update, during which they said they registed 26 new cases and 10 recoveries over 24 hours.

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Businesses owned by females have increased to over 40 percent in Kigali ecosystem, leapfrogging the global average that lingers somewhere between 10 and 20 percent, according to a new study.

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There are currently close to 200 vaccines for Covid-19 under development across the world, but Oxford University in the United Kingdom is leading the race to develop the world’s first vaccine against the virus.

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About 100 parents and guardians to teenage mothers in Gakenke District were on Tuesday tipped on the provisions under which abortion can be procured, with officials cautioning them against unsafe abortions.

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Prime Minister Édouard Ngirente has said that Rwanda will need a combination of hard work and partnerships between the government and the private sector in dealing with the losses that continue to rise from the Covid-19 global pandemic.

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By understanding productivity strategies at every level, studies have shown that students discover the ways in which they work best, while gaining an appreciation for how others work as well when outside the school environment.

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