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Members of the Private Sector Federation (PSF) in the Eastern Province have on Sunday donated 100 cows to Genocide survivors across 95 sectors.

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The coronavirus pandemic has continued to create challenges. A number of companies have closed down while others are laying off workers, and this has intensified the issue of unemployment and consequently pushing many into a sudden job hunt.

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Rwanda Rugby Federation (RRF) has received €5,000 (about Rwf5.3 million) from the Rugby Africa Solidarity Fund as a relief donation to deal with effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Marie-Jeanne Mukankuranga describes herself as ‘old enough’ when one asks her about her age. She is among, if not the oldest artistes in the country.

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From 1959-1973, there was political turmoil in Rwanda, leading to thousands of Rwandan refugees in neighbouring countries. Some had even gone as far as different continents to escape the torture, harassment and persecution of Tutsis, ethnic divisive ideology and political exclusion.

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Fifty-five-year old Julienne Mukarubayiza has been living without stable accommodation, moving from place to place in search of shelter. Recently, she was accommodated in a kitchen in Nyamirambo Sector by a concerned family, but it was destroyed by rain leaving her worried.

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Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has arrested Prof Egide Karuranga, the Vice-Chancellor of the recently-closed University of Kibungo (UNIK) in Eastern Province.   Karuranga, who is detained at Kicukiro Police Station, was arrested on Friday where he is being investigated for alleged favouritism and mismanagement of the University’s finances, which was reportedly unearthed by a recent audit.

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Rwanda Development Board (RDB) on Saturday, July 4, launched a digital application that will enable end users to view the course of the liberation struggle and therefore boost both domestic and international tourism.

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On this Saturday, July 4, Rwandans celebrated the Liberation Day for the 26th time. The Day implies the time when the Rwanda Patriotic Army (RPA) stopped the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi that claimed a million people in just 100 days.

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Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) has confirmed the arrest of former Prime Minister Pierre-Damien Habumuremyi over issuing bounced cheques and breach of trust.

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The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, has promised to invigorate development cooperation between Rwanda and his country through bringing all genocide fugitives to justice, jointly tackling Covid-19 pandemic and reestablishment of a Francophone cultural centre in Kigali.

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The Ministry of Infrastructure (Mininfra) on Saturday, July 4 announced that Rwanda will reopen airport operations for scheduled commercial flights on August 1.

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President Paul Kagame has announced that he will find time and write a book or use "other forms" to chronicle the four-year Liberation Struggle that ended in 1994.

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It may not be totally unexpected, but it certainly is a surprisingly meaningful coincidence. This year, on the 4th of July 2020, Rwanda celebrated 26 years of liberation and did so in the twin ages of African dignity (Agaciro) and microbiology (Covid-19).

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President Paul Kagame on Saturday, July 4 launched a series of transformational projects worth billions of francs in the Eastern Province as Rwanda marked the 26th liberation anniversary.

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It is widely believed that some people tend to become what their names say, and it was no exception to 53-year-old Alphonse Masamba Butera, stage name Masamba Intore.

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"If you haven't found something you are willing to die for, then you are not fit to live" -- Martin Luther King Junior.

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Every year on 4th July, we celebrate liberation day in Rwanda but this date 26 years ago, registered a paradigm shift for Rwanda and Rwandans who lived both in and outside the country.

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Rwanda’s Ambassador to China, James Kimonyo on Saturday, July 4 reminded the Rwandan community in China of their shared responsibilities towards the development of Rwanda.

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It's a tough time for the music industry right now, but as Rwanda celebrates the 26th anniversary of Liberation Day, here's your guide to some of the virtual musical shows to help you enjoy the day.

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The Private sector's chamber of Tourism on Saturday, July 4 joined all Rwandans to celebrate the Liberation Day, reflecting a remarkable growth the industry has seen over the 26 years of liberation.

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‘Swag’ is the first thing you notice when you meet Sgt. Maj. Robert Kabera. He got quite famous when he was a sergeant, his stage name being ‘Sergeant Robert’.

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The number of genocide ideology and related crimes fell to 171 during the commemoration period, from more than 200 in the same period last year, according to preliminary data from the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission (NURC).

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Tito Rutaremara is a face and voice that most people associate with RPF-Inkotanyi and the struggle to liberate Rwanda. He was present and a participant when the idea to start the liberation journey kicked off in the 80s.

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