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2008-09-09 09:00:31

Text of report in English by Rwandan news agency RNA Kigali, 9 September: Having just recovered from a turbulent period, the national carrier Rwandair is no longer due for privatization as the bids were lower than government expectations, RNA has established.

2008-08-27 06:00:33

Text of report in English by Rwandan news agency RNA on 26 August President Paul Kagame on Tuesday launched the Star Africa Media, wondering why local investors have not expressed any interest to join up the Chinese pay TV firm, RNA reports.

2008-08-23 06:00:29

Text of report by Innocent Gahigana entitled "Foreign radios given stern warning" published in English by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 23 August Kigali - Foreign radio stations, among them the British Broadcasting Cooperation (BBC) and Voice Of America (VOA), have been strongly warned to desist from non factual reporting or else risk being banned from broadcasting in Rwanda.

2008-08-05 12:01:07

Text of report in English by Rwandan news agency RNA Bellagio, 4 August: President Paul Kagame said on Monday [4 August] that the ongoing programme to wire up Rwanda will ease health service delivery for its people - "the vast majority" of who live in rural areas, RNA reports.

2008-07-16 03:00:50

Text of report in English by Innocent Gahigana and Kemigisha Fatuma entitled "$63 million for Aids, malaria control" published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 16 July Kigali - The national fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS, malaria and Tuberculosis (TB) has received over 63m US dollars (approx 35bn Rwandan francs) grant support for the next two years.

2008-06-15 03:00:09

Text of report in English by Innocent Gahigana entitled "Gov't to invite tenders for new telecom company" published by Rwandan newspaper The New Times website on 15 June Gasabo - The government is to invite bids for another phone and Internet provider.

2006-08-30 05:29:44

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Rwanda said on Wednesday it was not ruling out arson as the cause of a fire in a central Nairobi building that destroyed its embassy in Kenya.

2006-08-09 08:16:05

By Arthur Asiimwe KIGALI (Reuters) - A new film about Rwanda's 1994 genocide criticizes the United Nations for standing by as the slaughter unfolded, and asks if the world body has learned any lessons from the killings, its director said on Wednesday.

2006-07-20 02:55:00

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has donated $900,000 to set up a training facility for health professionals working with AIDS in Africa's Great Lakes region.

2006-05-31 20:22:18

By Arthur Asiimwe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rwandan president Paul Kagame on Wednesday dismissed the Oscar-nominated drama "Hotel Rwanda" as an attempt to rewrite the history of the central African country's 1994 genocide.


Word of the Day
ultimo
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.
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