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Everyone wants to be happy. And although pursuing happiness tops one’s search in life, it remains one of life’s most elusive goals.

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Considering that only 14.5 per cent of household in the country have rainwater management systems, the Ministry of Environment has embarked on a campaign that compels all public, residential, and industrial buildings to harvest and manage rainwater in a bid to curb floods.

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said there is “emerging evidence” that coronavirus could be spread through air from tinier particles suspended in the air.

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President Paul Kagame, who is also the Rwanda Defence Force’s (RDF) Commander-in-Chief, on Thursday promoted in ranks two senior military officers. Colonel Frank Mutembe was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, and Lieutenant Colonel David Kamu Kanamugire was promoted to the rank of Colonel.

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The local tourism sector is showing signs of recovery following the reopening of the sector on June 17, preliminary statistics show. Statistics from Rwanda Development Board (RDB) show that major facilities across the country are starting to see a growth in traffic with the optimism of growth in the coming weeks.

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After the International Chess Federation (FIDE) recently announced a new major competition – the Online Olympiad 2020 – to be held from July 22 to August 30, the local chess federation hastened to form a team that will represent Rwanda.

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Police in Ngoma District on Thursday, July 9, arrested all the four detainees who are among the Covid-19 patients who escaped from the treatment centre at ASPEK Secondary School in Kibungo Sector on Wednesday, July 8.

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UPDATED: Police in Ngoma District announce that all four escapees have been apprehended. -- Police in Ngoma District on Thursday, July 9, arrested three detainees who are among the Covid-19 positive cases that escaped from the treatment centre at ASPEK Secondary School in Kibungo Sector, on Wednesday, July 8.

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Rwanda is ready to offer any support to the UN court trying Genocide crimes and any other jurisdiction to ensure successful prosecution of Félicien Kabuga, who is currently in custody in France.

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Police in Ngoma District on Thursday, July 9, arrested three detainees who are among the Covid-19 positive cases that escaped from the treatment centre at ASPEK Secondary School in Kibungo Sector, on Wednesday, July 8.

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Four men who were in police custody in Kibungo Sector, Ngoma District and tested positive for Covid-19 before they were relocated to ASPEK treatment centre on Wednesday evening escaped from the facility.

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The Ministry of Sports on Thursday, July 9, issued new instructions giving more sports activities an all-clear to resume outdoor training in compliance with safety guidelines.

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Tchatching Icyusa Cy’ Ingenzi is a Rwandan artiste based in the U.S. He specialises mostly in the Rwandan traditional music and dance, commonly known as, Gakondo.

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Teen pregnancy and childbearing has remained a daunting challenge for society. A number of interventions and programmes have been invested in; empowerment and sensitisation campaigns have been carried out, but the issue persists.

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His artwork stands out in the art gallery at Envision Media Arts Collective, Gishushu. What is uniquely striking, however, is the collection of paper crafts in different shapes and sizes skilfully displayed.

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The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, has said that no one will be spared in the quest for accountability.

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Local skills development and market relevance ambitions on Wednesday, July 8, received a boost of a total of Rwf152 billion following the signing of two financing agreements with the European Union and the World Bank.

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Financial sector development plays a huge role in economic development. It promotes economic growth through capital accumulation and technological progress by increasing the savings rate, producing information about investment, facilitating and encouraging foreign capital inflows, as well as optimising the allocation of capital.

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Rwanda’s economic growth, like the rest of the region, is expected to decelerate in 2020 before picking up slightly in 2021, according to the latest outlook of the African Development Bank released Wednesday.

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Rwanda has announced its intentions to reopen Kigali International Airport for passenger flights. Air travel has been the most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and it was primarily responsible for the rapid and widespread infections that left no continent untouched.

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Rwanda Premier League side Marines have signed two players from rivals Etincelles, including the club’s now-former skipper Ismael Gikamba. Along with fellow new arrival Fred Ngabo Mucyo – an attacking midfielder, Gikamba joined the Rubavu-based outfit on a two-year deal.

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APR assistant coach, Nabyl Bekroui, has announced that he will not extend his contract with the club and will be leaving the country after international travel restrictions – due to Covid-19 pandemic – are relaxed.

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For the year of 2020, Europe and Africa have set themselves an ambitious agenda for an ever stronger EU-Africa Partnership. The new President of the European Commission, Ms.

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The case of the former Governor of the Southern Province, Emmanuel Gasana, who was suspended in May over accountability related offences is still being investigated, according to the Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB).

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