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2013-01-23 12:26:59

KIGALI, Rwanda, January 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the launch in Kigali, The East Africa Exchange will be introduced to the international community at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Nicolas Berggruen of Berggruen Holdings, Wiebe Boer of Heirs Holdings and Jendayi Frazer of 50 Ventures will present the project at a press conference today, January 23 at 4:30pm (GMT +1), which can be watched at this link. [http://wef.ch/live...

2013-01-21 08:24:47

KOLDING, Denmark, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bestnet A/S announced today that now, in addition to being available in traditional white, Netprotect® bed nets are available in Kigali in decorative yellow and blue stripes. Which means that consumers can buy a mosquito bed net that is long lasting, strong, beautifully colored and contains an insecticide to kill mosquitoes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130121/PH45093) Netprotect® mosquito bed nets give consumers...

2012-11-15 08:34:09

TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - It's called Co-op Week at Gay Lea Foods and it carries a 12-year tradition. And by the time this year's event ended, the co-operative's 650 employees had raised over $78,000 for a group of small co-operatives in Rwanda. For seven days at all Gay Lea locations, employees pay to participate and compete in a range of activities, from nail driving to pie tossing, waffle breakfasts to a silent auction, potlucks to Family Feud. They also earned BINGO cards...

2012-11-08 04:24:20

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, November 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A Joint Realization of Global Voice Group and SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance for the Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency Global Voice Group (GVG) and SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance are proud to announce that the International Gateway Traffic Verification System (IGTVS), commissioned by the Rwanda Utility Regulatory Agency (RURA) earlier this year, is now fully operational. This successful...

2012-10-23 20:49:22

While a new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder shows the risk of human conflict in East Africa increases somewhat with hotter temperatures and drops a bit with higher precipitation, it concludes that socioeconomic, political and geographic factors play a much more substantial role than climate change. According to CU-Boulder geography Professor John O'Loughlin, the new CU-Boulder study undertaken with the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder is an attempt to...

2012-10-22 07:26:27

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Muslim Public Affairs Council Hollywood Bureau (MPAC) will present a screening and panel discussion of the critically acclaimed film, Kinyarwanda, in Washington, D.C. at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, October 24. Co-sponsored by SnagFilms and the U.S. Department of State Office of International Religious Freedom, the event will be hosted by the Georgetown University African Studies Program on campus at the Lohrfink Auditorium. The panel, moderated by...

2012-10-05 06:20:39

KIGALI, Rwanda, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rwanda's President Paul Kagame urged the country's senior leadership and foreign diplomats that his achievements - chiefly; fighting for the dignity of the Rwandan people should be the benchmark to select his successors. In the latest defense of Rwanda's position on regional and international issues, President Kagame tackled the Congo Conflict during his address at the launch of the judicial year 2012-13 at Parliament on September 04. The...

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2012-08-16 22:03:27

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Companies have taken a significant step towards eradicating "blood phones" and "conflict minerals," but there is still more work to be done, according to a new report. A new investigative Enough Project report assessed companies and what measures they are taking to ensure the materials they use to build their electronic devices are not bought at the highest of prices. A conflict arose back in the early 2000's when nations caught...

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...

2012-07-24 14:22:11

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thousands of children fleeing a recent upsurge in violence in eastern DRC are at risk of being forcibly recruited into armed groups, said World Vision today. The majority of people fleeing violence in DRC are children, with some reporting they are doing so to avoid forcible recruitment into armed groups, the aid agency said from Goma. Despite the release of some of the estimated 30,000 child soldiers since the...


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2008-10-18 12:24:29

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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