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2014-09-17 08:23:04

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda has contracted Ignite Power Ltd, a British company, to provide solar powered electricity to Rwandan households. The company will start with a pilot of 1,000 households in four of Rwanda's 30 districts, including Kamonyi and Gisagara. Francis Gatare, Rwanda Development Board (RDB)'s Chief Executive Officer, said if the pilot yields positive results, the company will be allowed to roll out between 250,000 and 1 million panels....

2014-09-16 08:26:50

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 3,000 Rwandans living in North America are travelling to Atlanta, Georgia (USA) this week to meet their leader President Paul Kagame, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19-20. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140916/146311 Former US President Bill Clinton, US lawmakers and celebrities have also been invited to the event. American civil rights activist Rev. Jesse Jackson graced a similar event in Chicago, back in...

2014-09-09 08:23:22

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlene Jendry, an American conservationist, made a maiden visit to the Akagera National Park in Rwanda in 1990. Lions were the prime tourist attractions then. Jendry stayed at Gabiro Guest House, a magnificent safari lodge, right in the middle of the jungle. Jendry had a spectacular experience and then flew back to USA only to return to Rwanda five years later, in 1995. The park had changed, with almost no lions in the park. The big...

2014-09-02 08:23:58

KIGALI, Rwanda, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Paul Kagame on Saturday August 30 joined residents of Cyeru village, on the outskirts of Rwanda's capital Kigali, to dig a 16KM trench through which water will be extended to over 2000 people. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140902/141837 He rolled sleeves and dug into the mud with a hoe for an hour. After digging, he told the sweaty, but cheerful residents, that progress Rwanda has achieved is a result...

2014-08-27 08:32:31

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda has partnered with a local investor, Rwanda Online Platform Limited, to offer public services electronically. Public services will thus be accessible via internet and mobile devices. The company, with a 25-year contract, will build and operate a platform, after which it will be transferred back to the government. The Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) agreement aims to bridge the access to information gap, as well as improve public...

2014-08-27 08:27:38

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seraphine Mukandutiye, 50, is a Rwandan woman with a beautiful and glowing smile. But beneath her soft heart and warm smile, lies a deadly monster waiting to strike. She is battling a cervical cancer. The preventable cancer results from a genital infection caused by a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Hundreds of Rwandan women are suffering from the silent killer, others have died. The cancer is one of the major killers among...

2014-08-19 08:36:00

- KT Press reports on the country's One Laptop per Child Project (OLPC) - KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It is an awfully hot Friday. The nauseating dry haze has arrested the rolling hills of Gisozi, a suburban neighborhood of Rwanda's Capital City, Kigali. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140818/137089 "Please... please teacher," calls Magnifique Uwase of Gisozi Public School requesting the teacher to explain a computerized mathematical task. Each...

2014-08-17 20:20:45

Pastor Declares Country a Model for PEACE Around the World During 20th Anniversary Shima Imana National Thanksgiving Celebration KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California and best-selling author of The Purpose Driven Life, today challenged a crowd of more than 15,000 gathered at Amahoro Stadium for Rwanda Shima Imana, a Day of Thanksgiving to celebrate reconciliation and gratitude on the 20(th) anniversary of...

2014-08-13 12:28:40

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Following previous reports of a patient who was identified in Rwanda with Ebola like symptoms, the Ministry of Health would like to inform the public that results from the samples that were taken from the patient for Ebola tests are negative. The tests were done at an internationally accredited laboratory. Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140813/135898 This implies that he does not have Ebola hemorrhagic fever. Currently, the...

2014-08-13 12:28:11

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, California, and best-selling author of The Purpose Driven Life, today challenged pastors from across Africa to urgently pray for the persecuted Christians in Iraq and Syria during a Pastor Leadership Gathering in Kigali, Rwanda. "Thousands of people are being killed for their faith in Syria and Iraq right now," said Warren. "You should have people in your church praying for...


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The Gray-backed Fiscal (Lanius excubitoroides) is a species of bird found in Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are dry savanna and subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland.

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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.