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Yesterday β€” May 31st 2020AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwanda Reports Six New Cases of COVID-19

[New Times] Rwanda on Friday, May 29 confirmed six new cases of Covid-19 and two recoveries.
  • May 30th 2020 at 12:34

Kagame, Top EU Official Urpilainen Discuss Rwanda-EU Ties

[New Times] President Paul Kagame Friday held what he described as a "good conversation" with the European Union (EU) Commissioner for International Partnerships, Jutta Urpilainen.
  • May 30th 2020 at 12:27

Kangondo Assault Case - Military High Court Grants Bail to 3 RDF Soldiers

[New Times] The Military High Court on Friday, May 29 granted bail to 3 of the 5 Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) soldiers charged with assault.
  • May 30th 2020 at 12:00

Inside Kigali International Airport Expansion Works

[New Times] A team of workers supervised by engineers are putting finishing touches on some of the major sections of Kigali International Airport as part of the expansion works.
  • May 30th 2020 at 09:23

New Cimerwa Boss Speaks Out On Rebranding the Firm's Products

[New Times] The 38-year-old Rwandan cement company, CIMERWA ,recently announced the appointment of their new Chief Executive Officer, Albert Kipkemoi Sigei, who is succeeding Bheki Mthembu whose term ended.
  • May 30th 2020 at 09:23

Will Rwanda Ever Replicate the Afcon 2004 Glory Days?

[New Times] Every section of Rwandans - from the supporters, the media and certainly the government - is increasingly growing inpatient with Rwandan football for what many call mediocre performance despite taking a lion's share in sports budget.
  • May 30th 2020 at 09:23

Make Public Servants' Salaries Priority, MPs Tells Government

[New Times] Members of Parliament have implored central government to prioritise payment of salaries of public servants during the execution of the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2020/2021.
  • May 30th 2020 at 09:23

COVID-19 - CAF Reaches Out With Financial Support to African FAs

[New Times] The ravaging Covid-19 pandemic has severely affected the world and football was not spared as the sport has been disrupted with lockdown restrictions employed almost everywhere to tame the situation.
  • May 30th 2020 at 09:23

Peacekeeping - Redefining the Role of Rwandan Women

[New Times] By the time Lieutenant Ariane Mwiza completed her secondary education at the Kigali-based LycΓ©e Notre Dame de Citeaux, she already knew that somehow, her career path would involve the military.
  • May 29th 2020 at 10:57

Handball League to Restart in September

[New Times] The local handball governing body (Ferwahand) has confirmed that the league season will resume in September after receiving an all-clear from the government.
  • May 29th 2020 at 09:04

Rwanda, U.S. Sign Deal to Enhance Military Cooperation

[New Times] Rwanda and the United States have inked a Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA), deal that will cover the welfare of U.S military personnel while in Rwanda.
  • May 29th 2020 at 09:03

Eric Rutanga - Rayon Captain Joins Police on Two-Year Deal

[New Times] Rayon Sports skipper Eric Rutanga has completed his two-year move to archrivals Police after signing the Rwf15 million transfer deal on Thursday, May 28.
  • May 29th 2020 at 09:02

Study - 57% of SMEs Were Affected By COVID-19 Lockdown

[New Times] At least 57.5 per cent of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) operating across different industries closed operations between March and April due to Covid-19 impact, a new study by Business Professionals Network (BPN) and the University of Rwanda shows.
  • May 29th 2020 at 09:02

After 26 Years On the Run - What to Expect When Kabuga Faces Justice

[East African] The arrest of FΓ©licien Kabuga on May 16 in the Paris suburb of Asnieres-sur-Seine, France, was greeted with jubilation and surprise in Rwanda and elsewhere in the world. He was the most prominent fugitive accused of playing a central role in the genocide that targeted the Tutsi in Rwanda 26 years ago.
  • May 29th 2020 at 09:01

Kabuga Will Be Transferred to Arusha, Not Hague - Judge

[New Times] FΓ©licien Kabuga, who was arrested this month in France for crimes related to the Genocide against the Tutsi after 26 years on the run, will be transferred to Arusha, Tanzania once conditions allow, a judge has ruled.
  • May 29th 2020 at 09:00

Renewed Push to Make Sanitary Pads More Affordable

[New Times] On May 28, Menstrual Day is observed globally. The awareness day serves to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management and benefit women and girls worldwide.
  • May 29th 2020 at 08:52

Airtel Rwanda Backs Taxi-Moto Cashless Drive Ahead of Bikers' Return

[New Times] Airtel Rwanda has announced its support to motorcyclists in Kigali with cashless digital payment option and brand new reflective jackets, ahead of their highly anticipated commencement of public transport slated to resume on June 1.
  • May 29th 2020 at 08:44

Rwanda Earmarks Rwf3.5Billionn for Tourism Marketing Post-COVID-19

[New Times] Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has allocated Rwf3.5 billion for tourism marketing activities as it seeks to recover the tourism and hospitality industry from Covid-19 impact in the next fiscal year.
  • May 29th 2020 at 08:02

Youngster Tuyishimire to Join PSG Academy

[New Times] Crespo Tabu Tuyishimire, the son of Amavubi legend late Patrick Mutesa Mafisango, is set to join Paris Saint-Germain's football academy.
  • May 29th 2020 at 07:54

Activists Urge Collective Effort to Ease Access to Sanitary Pads

[New Times] On May 28, the world observed the Menstrual Day. The Day serves to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management.
  • May 29th 2020 at 07:48