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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...

2014-08-11 08:34:15

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It sounds overrated, but for many in Rwanda, ordering a fish smokie and a Pop Cola online, might seem to be a service only found in the West. Hellofood, a German online food delivery marketplace, now allows users to order food from over 50 local restaurants around Kigali City, Rwanda's Capital, through the website or an app. "Our first meal was delivered last October [2013]", says 28-year-old Duncan Muchangi, country manager for...

2014-08-04 08:30:36

KIGALI, Rwanda, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda and the European Union (EU) on August 1, 2014 held strategic bilateral talks on how to further strengthen bilateral development cooperation. The discussions were held in Rwanda's capital Kigali. During the meeting Government updated the EU on the country's latest macroeconomic performance and medium term projections while the latter discussed implementation of the 10th European Development Fund (EDF)...

2014-08-01 08:23:16

TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 22, 2014 the Rwandan Foreign Minister visited the Rwandan students at Agrostudies. Her visit to Israel, while planned in advanced, coincided with the recent escalation between Israel and the Palestinians. Even so, the Minister decided to arrive on schedule as a show of support to the Israeli people: "I am here on behalf of the government of Rwandan to show solidarity to the people of Israel. This is a difficult time of Israel and...

2014-07-25 08:24:08

KIGALI, Rwanda, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 help foster the spirit and practice of discussion among citizens. They are used in homes, schools, NGOs and government agencies, promoting discussion among citizens as an effective approach to strengthening democracy. The first handbook, "The New Rwanda: Prosperity and the Public Good," was endorsed by H.E President Kagame, who also requested a translation into Kinyarwanda. The book features articles...

2014-07-23 08:25:51

RWAMAGANA, Rwanda, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a production capacity of 8.5 MWp. The project has commenced testing phase of up to 20% of its total capacity. At present, less than one in five households in Rwanda have access to electricity, and this will increase the country's production capacity by up to 8%. Access to electricity is crucial...


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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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'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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