Genocide Reparation Defaulters Should Be Given a Deadline to Pay Up

[New Times] Local Government minister Francis Kaboneka has urged persons required to pay reparations to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi to fulfill their end of the bargain. Kaboneka was addressing thousands at Ntarama memorial site in …

[New Times] Local Government minister Francis Kaboneka has urged persons required to pay reparations to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi to fulfill their end of the bargain. Kaboneka was addressing thousands at Ntarama memorial site in Bugesera District on Sunday during the third day of the national commemoration week.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Diversity Is Source of Strength – Rwanda

[New Times] National diversity should be a source of strength for nation-building and sustainable development, Amb. Hope Tumukunde Gasatura, Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to African Union, has said.

[New Times] National diversity should be a source of strength for nation-building and sustainable development, Amb. Hope Tumukunde Gasatura, Rwanda's Permanent Representative to African Union, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why Targeted Support in Agric Sector Will Spur Exports Growth

[New Times] There is currently a drive to diversify agriculture exports, and National Agriculture Exports Board (NAEB) is already promoting horticulture, including flower farming and growing of fruits, to achieve this objective.

[New Times] There is currently a drive to diversify agriculture exports, and National Agriculture Exports Board (NAEB) is already promoting horticulture, including flower farming and growing of fruits, to achieve this objective.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rwandan Envoy Calls for Global Action Against Genocide Ideology

[New Times] The best way to fight against genocide ideology is to put in place a comprehensive international strategy to attack it on each of its seven stages, Jean-Pierre Karabaranga, Rwanda’s envoy to the Netherlands has said.

[New Times] The best way to fight against genocide ideology is to put in place a comprehensive international strategy to attack it on each of its seven stages, Jean-Pierre Karabaranga, Rwanda's envoy to the Netherlands has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Writer Nominated for Best Short Story Award

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWEAN writer, Tendai Huchu, has been short listed for the Best Short Story in the inaugural NOMMO Awards given by the African Speculative Fiction Society, a body of African writers, editors, publishers and graphic artists.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWEAN writer, Tendai Huchu, has been short listed for the Best Short Story in the inaugural NOMMO Awards given by the African Speculative Fiction Society, a body of African writers, editors, publishers and graphic artists.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Off-Grid Solutions Key to Achieving Universal Access to Energy – Ignite Chief

[New Times] Government plans to increase off-grid power generation to 22MW by 2018, up from 8.75MW presently. To realise the objective, government attracted a number of renewable energy firms, including solar power providers. In fact it signed an agree…

[New Times] Government plans to increase off-grid power generation to 22MW by 2018, up from 8.75MW presently. To realise the objective, government attracted a number of renewable energy firms, including solar power providers. In fact it signed an agreement with Ignite Power in 2014 under which the firm is expected to connect 250,000 households to off-grid power.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Flames Welcome New Coach

[Nyasa Times] Most coaches who were entrusted with coaching Malawi national team failed because of many factors but not necessary tactical deficiencies. The team needs a good tactician indeed but there is also need to give it adequate resources for it …

[Nyasa Times] Most coaches who were entrusted with coaching Malawi national team failed because of many factors but not necessary tactical deficiencies. The team needs a good tactician indeed but there is also need to give it adequate resources for it to tick.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kwibuka and Rwanda’s Story a Rebuke to Forces of Darkness

[New Times] Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi is always a period filled with poignant memories, strong emotions and deep reflection – about the senseless loss of human life and the barbarity that caused it, but also fortitude and the reso…

[New Times] Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi is always a period filled with poignant memories, strong emotions and deep reflection - about the senseless loss of human life and the barbarity that caused it, but also fortitude and the resolve to create a better future.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kwetu Screens Genocide Movies, Proceeds to Go to Elderly Survivors

[New Times] Through eyewitness accounts and gripping footage, Rwanda’s acclaimed director Eric Kabera takes the viewers on an emotional journey into the 1994 Genocide, its survivors, and the memorials created in the victims’ honour.

[New Times] Through eyewitness accounts and gripping footage, Rwanda's acclaimed director Eric Kabera takes the viewers on an emotional journey into the 1994 Genocide, its survivors, and the memorials created in the victims' honour.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Meet Bambanze, a Genocide Survivor Turning Leather Into Profit

[New Times] When Felicien Bambanze came to Kigali at the beginning of 1994 to look for a job, he was full of hope and ambition. The trained leather maker was lucky to land a job at the then SODEPARAL Industry, which was making leather products. His sal…

[New Times] When Felicien Bambanze came to Kigali at the beginning of 1994 to look for a job, he was full of hope and ambition. The trained leather maker was lucky to land a job at the then SODEPARAL Industry, which was making leather products. His salary of Rwf12,000 a month was good as per 1994 living standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda