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Gilbert Muhoza, a 1994 Genocide survivor couldn’t hold his excitement on Friday, July 17, when members of the Institution of Engineers Rwanda (IER) handed him keys to a new house, with water and electricity inclusive.

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If all Covid-19 containment measures are observed both in public and individual families, the pandemic will be contained, The New Times has learnt. The Director-General of Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), Dr Sabin Nsanzimana, confirmed the development on Friday, July 17, in an interview with The New Times.

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A cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, July 15, saw several officials being appointed in new positions. Some of the newly appointed members will wait to be confirmed by the senate while the rest are expected to immediately start their new responsibilities.

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This week on 15 July, Uganda’s The New Vision published a story titled, “Businesswoman charged over $2,500 theft”; a report from court, where a Rwanda National Congress (RNC) operative Prossy Boonabaana had appeared to defend herself against robbery charges.

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The next edition of the Rwanda Cultural Fashion Show (RCFS) will feature a series of shows promoting cultural tourism through fashion, as organisers look to reposition the annual event in the wake of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

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ELIE Kaje had astoundingly humble beginnings, yet he has gone on to become a prodigious basketball player – one of those that are defining the game at the moment.

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RWANDA Premier League side Mukura Friday confirmed they had re-signed midfielder Alex Nkomezi from champions APR.  The club offered no details of the deal, with Nkomezi having spent just one season with the military side.

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Rwanda on Friday, July 17 confirmed 12 new coronavirus cases, all recorded in Kigali. According to the Ministry of Health, the new infections were all registered from a high-risk isolated cluster.

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RwandAir officials say they are confident demand for air travel will gradually pick up as countries prepare to open up borders and airlines finally resume operations after months of suspension.

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A team of seven young developers has built a first-of-its-kind platform which will help artists and public figures monetise their fan base.

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Churches, cathedrals, mosques, among other places of worship will once again host believers after almost four months of suspension as the country continues to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Rwanda National Police sometimes defies logic compared to other police forces in many places. It is not every day that you will find nicely dressed, clean cut members of several armed groups captured somewhere like in the Congo paraded before the media.

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Anxiety at the depressed economy in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic has taken a hue of normality. Many in the continent and around the world wonder how worse it could get and for how long.

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Rwanda’s Isabelle Kamariza is among the 10 finalists nominated for the Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award, an award that seeks to celebrate individuals who make extraordinary contributions in the society.

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Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) has announced that one of the Covid-19 patients currently in a local treatment facility has given birth to a baby boy.

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Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) has announced that one of the Covid-19 patients currently in a local treatment facility has given birth to a baby boy.

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The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) on Thursday, July 17, paraded to the media 57 suspect caught in acts of subversion against the country.

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) reminds the general public to respect the curfew and to heed police orders when found in related violations.

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Farmers have requested that the government assist them to recover from Covid-19 pandemic impact on agriculture. The call was made during an event that was organized to deliberate on the effects of Covid-19 on the food system in view of food security in Rwanda.

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In all likelihood, in the next six to 12 months, an effective Covid-19 vaccine will be discovered. What will most likely ensue is an unprecedented demand by countries to secure the vaccine for their respective citizens.

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Mrs. Ducishe Viziyonariya, my neighbour, is a lady like many leading simple lives in outskirts of Kigali not yet fully consumed by today’s flourishing city housing.

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Rwanda conducted a total of 5,556 on Thursday, July 16, bringing the total of sample tests that have been conducted countrywide to more than 200,000 since the Covid-19 outbreak spread to Rwanda.

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I recently had the pleasure of being selected among different personalities for an Instagram live interaction with President Paul Kagame. A lot of things ran through my mind.

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Over the years, photography has been male dominated but some women have tried to break the norm. Take Promesse Assumpta Kamanda Isimbi, for example, a fast-rising Rwandan photographer.

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