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2017-05-29 Regulating the Transport Sector for Efficient Traffic Management
[New Times] In the regulation of the transport sector, due attention is given to the transportation of goods and persons in the three modes namely; road, waterways. Achievements in the transport sector at RURA have reached 70% of what they had targeted for the year 2017 according to Eng. Katabarwa Asaba Emanuel the head.

2017-05-29 City Outlines Recreational Projects in Need of Funding
[New Times] The City of Kigali has embarked on a drive to mobilise resources for the development of at least six environmentally-friendly recreational parks around the capital whose studies have been completed.

2017-05-29 Affordable Housing Developers Urged to Partner With Poor Landowners
[New Times] real estate developers, especially those engaged in construction of affordable houses, should help people from expropriated land to own homes. The call was made by Minister of Defense James Kabarebe.

2017-05-29 World No Tobacco Day - What's the Situation in Rwanda?
[New Times] Every May 31, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption.

2017-05-29 Amavubi Enter Residential Camp Ahead of First AFCON Qualifier
[New Times] Rwanda national team, Amavubi will start residential training camp on Monday ahead of the opening 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central Africa Republic scheduled for June 11 in Bangui.

2017-05-29 Successful Surgery Saves Baby Born With Rare Head Condition
[New Times] Alphonsine Mukankuranga carried a normal pregnancy and for nine months she religiously followed the antenatal schedule given by her attendants at Rukara Health Centre, Kayonza District in Eastern Province.

2017-05-29 Nurses Tipped On How to Fight Malaria
[New Times] Healthcare providers have been urged to be more active in the fight against malaria.

2017-05-29 Why Children Should Never Take Alcohol
[New Times] It was shocking to see a young boy, merely 16 years having deranged liver function. On examination and with investigations, he was found to have liver cirrhosis. The underlying cause for liver cirrhosis being alcohol, which he had consumed since five of age.

2017-05-29 Early Testing and Treatment Key for Managing Childhood Cancers - Expert
[New Times] Early testing and treatment of childhood cancers are key in the healing process of the children, Dr Alex Imanirakiza, a pediatric oncologist at Butaro Hospital has said.

2017-05-29 Youth Entrepreneurship Project Gets Seed Funding
[New Times] Graduate Genocide Survivors' Organisation (GAERG), the association of student survivors of Genocide (AERG), and the Survivors Fund (SURF) have launched an entrepreneurship innovation fund intended to support youth's income-generating projects.

2017-05-29 Kwibuka23 - SONARWA Supports Bugesera Survivors
[New Times] Staff members of local insurance firm SONARWA over the weekend reached out to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Bugesera District by giving them mattresses.

2017-05-29 City of Kigali Remembers Former Employees
[New Times] Staff members of the City of Kigali, government officials, and victims' relatives on Saturday met at Kigali Genocide Memorial to honour former city employees killed in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

2017-05-29 Benefits of Early Smoking Cessation
[New Times] Smoking cessation has major and immediate health benefits for men and women of all ages. The earlier one quits, the greater the benefits. People who quit smoking before age 50 reduce their risk of dying over the next 15 years by one-half, as compared to those who continue to smoke. Smoking cessation is also important to those who do not smoke since being exposed to second-hand cigarette smoke is responsible for a number of serious health conditions.

2017-05-29 What Are the Dangers of a Late Dinner?
[New Times] What are the dangers of taking very late supper and what is the best time to have diner? Mugisha

2017-05-27 No Poll Campaign Posts Without Rwandan Electoral Body's Nod
[East African] Candidates in Rwanda's August election have to seek approval from the electoral commission for each campaign message they craft, before posting it on social media platforms.

2017-05-26 Elections 'Will Not Be Rigged' - Electoral Commission
[Deutsche Welle] In two months time, Rwandans will go to the polls to elect a new president, and according to the country's electoral commission, the ground has been set for a smooth electoral process. Last month, the European Union (August) said that it will not send its observer mission for the August 4 elections for "lack of resources". But analysts think that the EU's decision not to send its observers was largely because it's going to be one man's race. Incumbent President Paul Kagame is expected to win again with a l

2017-05-26 RwandAir to Take Delivery of Another New Boeing
[New Times] RwandAir has acquired yet another Boeing 737-800 Next Generation that the national carrier hopes will boost its capacity and competitiveness.

2017-05-26 Rwanda and India Exim Bank Ink Frw 68 Billion Deal to Fund TVET
[Rwanda Govt] India, 24 May 2017 - The Government of Rwanda and India Export Import Bank today signed a financing agreement worth $ 81 Million (Approximately Frw 68 Billion) to support the establishment of integrated Technical Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) system through construction of modern training and production workshops including equipment for ten new vocational training centres and four business incubation centres.

2017-05-26 WFP Welcomes Japan's Support for Refugees in Rwanda
[WFP] "As the food and nutrition requirements of refugees in Rwanda remain critically important, the Japanese contribution will allow WFP to continue to ensure the general food distribution to 55,000 Burundian refugees in Rwanda," said Mr Jean-Pierre de Margerie, WFP Rwanda representative and country director, thanking the generosity of the Government and People of Japan.

2017-05-26 How Region's Diaspora Community Can Spur the Manufacturing Sector
[New Times] The East African Diaspora community can add great value to human and financial capital needed as the region embarks on a bold transformation agenda and seeks to end dependence on commodity exports by seeking for innovative ways to move forward in developing value chains.

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