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2014-06-04 08:26:57

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As I prepare to head off to Rwanda, on the first stop of a 4-country tour of East Africa, I am impressed by how much broadcasting has changed in this region since I joined AFRICA24 MEDIA 3 years ago. The Kenyan market has become very competitive with new channels launching and grand plans for the digital migration. Tanzanian stations have started selling advertising and have been taking on very distinct personalities. In Rwanda...

2012-07-28 23:01:45

The lives of many Rwandan children will change forever as 37 pre-school-age students attended school for the first time this month in a building funded by Liberty University´s Restore Rwanda campaign. Lynchburg, VA (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 The lives of many Rwandan children will change forever as 37 pre-school-age students attended school for the first time this month in a building funded by Liberty University´s Restore Rwanda campaign. Liberty students contributed most of the...

2011-07-06 09:17:00

NEWPORT NEWS, Va., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Orion Air Group (OAG), through their sister corporation Tempus Jets, announced an agreement with the Government of Rwanda to establish a stronger and more robust private aviation presence in the region. Initial plans include the establishment of traditional Fixed Base Operation (FBO) services and also the positioning of a number of turbine powered aircraft that will be available for on-demand charter to support humanitarian service...

2009-08-02 12:54:13

Investments in Africa are drying up because global economic woes have hit the continent hard, economists say. In one example, plans announced last year by Dubai World to invest $230 million in Rwandan tourism have been scaled back to include only two of eight proposed projects, with a luxury hotel in Kigali hotel and an ecolodge in Akagera among the portions being dropped, The New York Times reported Sunday. The scaling back of foreign investments like Dubai World certainly impacts the things...

2009-07-24 13:45:00

Thousands respond to the world evangelist's proclamation of the Good News after a far-reaching Season of Service blesses entire city KIGALI, Rwanda, July 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifteen years after the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 1 million people in 100 days, the people of Rwanda continue the hard work of healing and restoration, laying the groundwork for a strong future. Through Kigali Festival with Andrew Palau on July 17-18, and the festival's preceding Season of...

2008-10-04 03:00:06

Text of report in English by Eugene Kwibuka entitled " Korean firm signs 38m dollar internet deal " published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 4 October Kigali: Rwanda Information Technology Authority (RITA) Friday [3 October] signed a 38m dollar contract with Korea Telecom (KT) to have the latter set up the National Backbone Project which will enable high-speed internet network in the country using fibre optic technology. The deal consists of a high-speed fibre optic network...

2008-10-03 09:00:33

Text of report by Felly Kimenyi entitled "German minister vows to woo European investors" published in English by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 3 October Village Urugwiro - The visiting German Minister for Environmental Affairs and Renewable Energy, Sigmar Gabriel, has vowed to attract European businessmen to come and invest in the Rwandan energy sector. He revealed this yesterday after meeting with President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro. "Part of the reason I am here is...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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