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Remembering the Victims of the Genocide Against the Tutsi Killed in Murambi
[Rwanda Govt]On this day in 1994, as the Genocide against the Tutsi spread all over Rwanda, over 60,000 people were killed at Ecole Technique Officielle (ETO) at Murambi in Nyamagabe District (formerly known as Gikongoro).

Regional Exchanges Move Closer
[EA Business]Kigali -More investors and activity are set to increase at the East African stock exchanges as moves to harmonize their laws and automate their trading platforms are being finalised.

Global Luxury Hotel Chain Takes Over Mille Collines Management
[New Times]Kempinski Hotels, Europe's oldest luxury hotel group, is taking over the management of one of Rwanda's top hotels, Hotel des Mille Collines, the global brand has confirmed.

Rwanda in Talks With DRC Over New Visa Fees
[New Times]The Rwanda Directorate General of Immigration and Emigration is engaged in talks with Democratic Republic of Congo migration officials on the possibility of reverting a new directive requiring Rwandans travelling to Congo through Bukavu border point to pay visa fees.

Central Bank Unveils Modern ICT System
[New Times]The National Bank of Rwanda has unveiled a new core banking system that is tipped to enhance the bank's operations security and service delivery.

New Law to Ease Public Procurement, Crack Down On Shoddy Contractors
[New Times]A new ministerial order on procurement enacted last month is likely to improve the ability of public servants to oversee public tendering and implementation process of public works, officials at the Ministry of Justice have said.

New Quick TB Tests Out Next Month
[New Times]To contribute to the reduction of Tuberculosis (TB) in the country, the Ministry of Health is set to introduce a new quick-testing method for the disease that will avail results within a week.

MPs Grill EWSA Officials Over Billing System
[New Times]The Energy, Water and Sanitation Authority (EWSA) was not able to properly bill its water and energy users for a period of four months since January, due to system failure.

Close Scrutiny of Public Works a Welcome Move
[New Times]There is a famous saying that "Government is the only known vessel that leaks from top to bottom". This becomes a reality when control mechanisms are wanting and loopholes are easily exploited.

Murambi Genocide Victims Honoured
[New Times]HUNDREDS of residents, including leaders and survivors on Monday gathered at Murambi memorial site, Nyamagabe District to pay their respects to the over 50, 000 Genocide victims buried there.

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Rwanda's Kagame: Lessons Learned From Genocide
Rwanda President Kagame: 'If you wait for help to come, you will just perish'

Rwanda president reflects on '90s genocide
MEDFORD, Mass. — The man whose rebel forces ended genocide in Rwanda says the 20th anniversary of the 100-day slaughter of more than 800,000 people in the small East African nation has refocused attention on the causes and consequences of the horrific killings. President Paul Kagame spoke at Tufts University in the Boston suburb of Medford on Tuesday, days after his nation marked the passage of ...

Panel tackles lessons of Rwanda genocide
As world leaders gathered in Kigali last week to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide, Adama Dieng, the United Nations secretary-general’s special adviser for the prevention of genocide, reflected on the tragedy in a roundtable discussion on campus April 18. Dieng and his fellow panelists discussed issues surrounding the genocide and lessons the international community has ...

Rwanda's Kagame: Lessons learned from genocide - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports
MEDFORD, Mass. (AP) - Rwanda President Paul Kagame told a U.S. audience Tuesday that the horrific slaughter of more than 800,000 people in his country two decades ago has taught people in the small East African nation that they "must ultimately be responsible for their own fate."

Apology for UN refusal to stop Rwanda genocide
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people.

Rwanda President Kagame: 'If you wait for help to come, you will just perish'
Rwanda President Paul Kagame told a U.S. audience Tuesday that the horrific slaughter of more than 800,000 people in his country two decades ago has taught people in the small East African nation that they "must ultimately be responsible for their own fate." "If you wait for help to come, you will just perish," Kagame told students, faculty and others at Tufts University who came to hear him ...

Rwanda president to speak on '90s genocide
MEDFORD, Mass. — The man whose rebel forces ended a horrific genocide in Rwanda is in Massachusetts to discuss the 100-day slaughter of more than 800,000 people in the small East African nation two decades ago. President Paul Kagame is visiting Tufts University in the Boston suburb of Medford for a lecture Tuesday, days after his nation marked the passage of 20 years since the slaughter began.

Lens Blog: Witness to History, Searching for Dignity
Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, David Turnley dug through his archives to confront not just ghastly images of atrocity, but also glimmers of human dignity and hope.

Rwanda: Tracking Genocide Fugitives Is a Priority - Interpol
[New Times]International police (Interpol) and the Rwanda National Police last week hosted a three-day experts conference on genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity under the theme: 'Closing the impunity gap'.

Witness to History, Searching for Dignity
Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, David Turnley dug through his archives to confront not just ghastly images of atrocity, but also glimmers of human dignity and hope.

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