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Busy skies over Kigali

RwandAir spreads its wings across Africa Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT TEAM | The New Year 2018 has kicked off in high gear for RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda with launches of new routes. The latest news is the now scheduled May 16 launch of its new Kigali-Harare-Cape Town route. RwandAir …

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The pride of liberators

Three Rwandan war heroes give moving testimonies on 24th Heroes Day Kampala, Uganda | FRANCIS BYARUHANGA | Jonathan Muvunyi was 18 years old but already fighting to liberate his country with the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) when he was injured in 1994. He was hospitalised in Byumba from 1994 to 2008. …

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Airtel’s Tigo Rwanda take-over

The merger will boost the telecom’s customer base to 5.9 million Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | India’s telecom firm, Bharti Airtel, has received regulatory approval to acquire Millicom International Cellular’s Rwanda unit, Tigo Rwanda. The Sunil Mittal-led mobile carrier said on Jan 23 that it had received approval from the Rwanda …

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COMMENT: Kagame at African Union

Hope is not lost from the man whose vision and experience helped rebuild Rwanda from the ashes COMMENT | LADISLAS NGENDAHIMANA | Fifty four years after her creation, the African Union is still struggling for her internal organisation and functioning. And the global Pan-African Movement which envisions driving the dignity and unity …

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Volkswagen in Rwanda

German car maker eyes nation’s e-mobility Kampala, Uganda | AGENCIES | If everything goes according to plan, the first car “made in Rwanda” could be on the streets as early as May, according to the German automobile giant. After South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, Rwanda is the fourth African country in …

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Unleashing Africa’s inner strengths

Institutions, policies, and champions COMMENT | Paul Kagame | Despite the myriad challenges we still face, over the past two generations our world has become more prosperous and equitable, and also safer. Cooperation among nations has been a foundation of that progress, as well as the best mechanism for sustaining …

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Rwanda expands gorilla home

Targets more from growing population of tourism magnet Kampala, Uganda | FRANCIS BYARUHANGA | Rwanda has got a new additional habitat for its growing population of rare mountain gorillas, the Gorilla Berengei Berengei. The 27.8-hectare property (about the size of 70 standard football fields, was donated by the AWF (African …

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