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Kagame in Uganda

Entebbe, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda President Paul Kagame has arrived in Uganda for a one-day working visit. The African Union chairman moved straight into a closed meeting with his host, President Yoweri Museveni at State House Entebbe. The meeting is a follow up on the Addis Ababa talks of …

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Kagame arrives in Uganda on Sunday

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Rwanda President Paul Kagame will have a one-day working visit to Uganda on Sunday March 25, 2018. The meeting with President Yoweri Museveni in Entebbe will be a follow up on the Addis Ababa talks of February, whose aim, according to sources, is to find …

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LIVE: 10th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union

Countries and Signatories: 1.Niger – President Mahamadou Issoufou 2.Rwanda – President Paul Kagame 3.Tchad – President Idriss Deby 4.Angola – President Joao Lourenço 5.Central African Republic – President Faustin-Archange Touadéra 6. Comoros – President Azali Assoumani 7. The Republic of Congo – President Denis Sassou Nguesso 8. Djibouti – President …

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Commercial Bank of Africa starts operation in Rwanda

 Kigali, Rwanda | ISAAC KHISA AND AGENCIES | Kenyan-based Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) officially started its banking operations in Rwanda on March 19 following the successful acquisition of Crane Bank Rwanda Ltd, now relaunched as CBA Rwanda Limited. Acquired from Dfcu Uganda, CBA Rwanda Ltd becomes the 16th commercial …

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Rwanda goes for electric trains to Dar

Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT TEAM & AGENCIES | Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to review the design of Isaka-Kigali standard gauge railway. They have dropped the proposed use of diesel engines in favour of electric locomotives. The line is proposed to link the Tanzanian port of Dar-es-Salaam and Kigali; a stretch of …

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700 noisy churches

Why Rwanda closed them Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT TEAM | About 700 churches were recently closed down in Rwanda. Most of them are small Pentecostal churches. One mosque was closed too but the focus was on the churches. The closure late last February by the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) was meant …

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At least 16 dead as lightning strikes Rwanda church

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  At least 16 people were killed and dozens more injured after lightning struck a Seventh-Day Adventist church in Rwanda, a local official said Sunday. Fourteen victims were killed on the spot as lightning hit the church in the Nyaruguru district in the Southern Province on …

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Fearing deportation, Burundi refugees quit DRC for Rwanda

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | A group of 2,500 Burundian refugees, fearing repatriation to their home country, moved Wednesday from the Democratic Republic of Congo to nearby Rwanda, a spokesman said. The refugees belong to an obscure Catholic sect that follows a female prophet called Zebiya and claim to have …

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