EAC Seeks Clarity On EU Trade Deal

[New Times] East African Community (EAC) partner states that are yet to sign the EU-EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) are not in position to do so pending clarification of issues they have identified in the draft agreement, the regional bloc has…

[New Times] East African Community (EAC) partner states that are yet to sign the EU-EAC economic partnership agreement (EPA) are not in position to do so pending clarification of issues they have identified in the draft agreement, the regional bloc has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Pan African Prize and Country Rating!

[New Times] The measure of a people is defined by the stature of their leaders, their reverence to their monuments, their origins and human agency. Put simply: if you do not respect yourselves, no one will respect you. One should be able to tell, from …

[New Times] The measure of a people is defined by the stature of their leaders, their reverence to their monuments, their origins and human agency. Put simply: if you do not respect yourselves, no one will respect you. One should be able to tell, from how another speaks or writes, whether that person is Rwandan or not; African or not; especially in this globalised era. When a Rwandan journalist writes, they should, at the very least, treat Rwandans and Africans with basic decency. On any subject being canvassed, their

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The Good in Kigali’s Traffic Jams

[New Times] The days when the words “traffic jam” and “Kigali” could not feature in the same sentence are slowly but surely ebbing away, past us. As things are at the moment, the two are getting ever cozier, ever closer together.

[New Times] The days when the words "traffic jam" and "Kigali" could not feature in the same sentence are slowly but surely ebbing away, past us. As things are at the moment, the two are getting ever cozier, ever closer together.

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Budget – MPs Urge Districts to Generate Own Revenue

[New Times] The parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony has called on districts to urgently work their way out of the cycle of dependence on central government’s budgetary financing, saying each has potential to generate own r…

[New Times] The parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony has called on districts to urgently work their way out of the cycle of dependence on central government's budgetary financing, saying each has potential to generate own revenue to finance their operations.

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2017 Rwanda Cycling Cup – Uwizeyimana Wins Race to Remember

[New Times] Club Benediction’s Bonaventure Uwizeyimana put in an excellent performance yesterday to claim the third race of this year’s Rwanda Cycling Cup, dubbed Race to Remember.

[New Times] Club Benediction's Bonaventure Uwizeyimana put in an excellent performance yesterday to claim the third race of this year's Rwanda Cycling Cup, dubbed Race to Remember.

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It Is Time to Admit That There Is a Problem

[New Times] Mother’s Day festivities found me in a rather somber mood. I couldn’t stop thinking of South Africa’s Karabo Mokoena, who at the age of twenty-two was gruesomely murdered by her boyfriend.

[New Times] Mother's Day festivities found me in a rather somber mood. I couldn't stop thinking of South Africa's Karabo Mokoena, who at the age of twenty-two was gruesomely murdered by her boyfriend.

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Food Shortages Are a Case of One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

[New Times] When it comes to shortages of basic things the weak goes weak. One of the best ways to ruin the day of a breadwinner is by starting their day with that nagging reminder of things that have run out in the home like groceries, gas, and prepai…

[New Times] When it comes to shortages of basic things the weak goes weak. One of the best ways to ruin the day of a breadwinner is by starting their day with that nagging reminder of things that have run out in the home like groceries, gas, and prepaid electricity among others. Sometimes the head of the home will throw a mini tantrum asking why he was not told earlier or whether those reminding him/her think money grows on trees.

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Ugandan Comedian to Headline Seka Comedy Show

[New Times] Seka is a word that is easily understood across the East African region. It means “laugh” in various regional dialects. On the evening of March 26th 2016, the first ‘Seka Live’ comedy show was unveiled to Rwandan comedy lovers at the Kigali…

[New Times] Seka is a word that is easily understood across the East African region. It means "laugh" in various regional dialects. On the evening of March 26th 2016, the first 'Seka Live' comedy show was unveiled to Rwandan comedy lovers at the Kigali Serena Hotel.

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Hate Crime Convictions Surging – Chief Justice

[New Times] The rate of convictions related to genocide ideology has increased over the years as people are more willing to come forward to testify against suspects, Chief Justice Sam Rugege has said.

[New Times] The rate of convictions related to genocide ideology has increased over the years as people are more willing to come forward to testify against suspects, Chief Justice Sam Rugege has said.

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