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Two Rwandan soldiers killed by rebels on DR Congo border

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  At least two Rwandan soldiers in an attack by rebels who had crossed the border from the Democratic Republic of Congo, President Paul Kagame said on Friday. The Rwandan army blamed the December 9 assault in the country’s restive east on Hutu rebel group, the …

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RWANDA: Kagame shuffles cabinet

Urges new team to transform Rwanda and citizens Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AGENCIES | Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Oct.19 swore in six new ministers appointed in a major cabinet reshuffle. The new ministers are Minister of Defence, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Minister of Trade and …

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RWANDA: Kagame reshuffles team after losing foreign minister

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP |  Rwandan President Paul Kagame carried out a major ministerial reshuffle on Thursday, following the voluntary departure of foreign minister Louise Mushikiwabo, notably removing his influential defence minister from the post. The resignation of Mushikiwabo, who was last week chosen to head the world organisation of French-speaking …

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First female delinquents rehab centre to open

Currently, female offenders are housed in transit centres and released Kampala, Uganda |  JOHN MBARAGA | Young women and girls who have veered off the right path and have fallen into life of crime will have a chance to rebuild their lives after government unveiled plans to establish a rehabilitation centre …

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Agric shifts fertiliser, seed distribution from RAB

Kampala, Uganda | STEPHEN NUWAGIRA | Rwanda’s agriculture ministry is changing the process of seed and fertiliser distribution, according to the Minister of State minister for Agriculture, Fulgence Nsengiyumva. Nsengiyumva said Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB), which has hitherto been central in the process, will no longer be directly involved, leaving the …

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RWANDA: Parliamentary elections set

But political temperature remains low as potential candidates collect signatures Kampala, Uganda |  JOHN MBARAGA | In just over two months Rwandans head to the polls to choose their next parliamentary representatives, but the political temperature is yet to rise as potential candidates move around constituencies collecting signatures to support their …

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