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News Rwanda: Rwanda detaining and abusing street children, rights group says

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Rwanda detaining and abusing street children, rights group says
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVBXYG8DV

International rights group Human Rights Watch alleges that street children are being subjected to abusive detention at a holding center in Kigali. Megan Revell reports.

News Rwanda: Interview: Rwanda’s Street Children Locked up, Abused

Published on: Sunday 26 January 2020
Interview: Rwanda’s Street Children Locked up, Abused
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/01/27/interview-rwandas-street-children-locked-abused

Rwandan authorities are rounding up street children in Kigali and detaining them in a so-called “transit” center where guards beat them and there isn’t enough food or water. This is one of the ways Kigali keeps its pristine image – an image often lauded in travel articles. Amy Braunschweiger speaks with Central Africa Director Lewis Mudge about our new report and the human

News Rwanda: For the third time in 11 years, Rwanda changed the language used in primary schools

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
For the third time in 11 years, Rwanda changed the language used in primary schools
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/01/24/third-time-11-years-rwanda-changed-language-used-primary-schools/

In December, Rwanda’s government announced that all Rwandan primary schools should teach in English, a language that many teachers in the country cannot understand or speak. This is the third time in ...

News Rwanda: OPINION: Five lessons from Rwanda on leading girls toward careers in STEM

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
OPINION: Five lessons from Rwanda on leading girls toward careers in STEM
News source: https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-five-lessons-from-rwanda-on-leading-girls-toward-careers-in-stem/

The participating girls met on five consecutive weekends to learn how careers in information and communications technology (ICT), health science and arts, audio/video and communications can provide ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda to scrap visa fees for over 90 countries

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Rwanda to scrap visa fees for over 90 countries
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/Rwanda-to-scrap-visa-fees-for-over-90-countries-845380

Rwanda is considering scrapping visa fees for citizens of the Commonwealth, as well as the African Union and La Francophonie member countries, President Paul Kagame has announced. President Paul ...

News Rwanda: Former New Waterford man takes readers on journey through Rwanda tour and his descent into PTSD

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Former New Waterford man takes readers on journey through Rwanda tour and his descent into PTSD
News source: https://www.thechronicleherald.ca/lifestyles/regional-lifestyles/former-new-waterford-man-takes-readers-on-journey-through-rwanda-tour-and-his-descent-into-ptsd-400408/

It was 1994 when Derrick Nearing — who served as a military doctor’s assistant — landed in Rwanda, about to witness ordeals that would haunt him for a lifetime. Nearing, a native of New Waterford, now living in Pembroke, Ont.,

News Rwanda: Strategies for delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals: Some lessons from Rwanda

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Strategies for delivering on the Sustainable Development Goals: Some lessons from Rwanda
News source: https://www.brookings.edu/blog/africa-in-focus/2020/01/20/strategies-for-delivering-on-the-sustainable-development-goals-some-lessons-from-rwanda/

Despite this difficult environment, Africa has the potential to achieve most of the SDGs if proper strategies are adopted and implemented. Here in Rwanda, we have made progress on many of the goals, ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda set to get first powdered milk factory

Published on: Monday 20 January 2020
Rwanda set to get first powdered milk factory
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/Rwanda-set-to-get-first-powdered-milk-factory-842491

2020-01-20 - Rwanda's livestock subsector is expected to get a major boost and dairy farmers get a ready market for their produce, thanks to the construction of a factory that will be making powdered milk.

News Rwanda: NCBA Rwanda strengthens position in East Africa after securing operating license

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
NCBA Rwanda strengthens position in East Africa after securing operating license
News source: http://venturesafrica.com/ncba-rwanda-receives-operating-license/

NCBA Bank Rwanda, formerly Commercial Bank of Africa (Rwanda), received a new operating license from the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) on Monday, January 13, 2020. According to a statement released by ...

News Rwanda: Safari, so good in wilds of Rwanda

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Safari, so good in wilds of Rwanda
News source: https://thewest.com.au/travel/africa/safari-so-good-in-wilds-of-rwanda-ng-b881346329z

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News Rwanda: Rights group criticizes Rwanda's ruling on former officers

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Rights group criticizes Rwanda's ruling on former officers
News source: http://www.startribune.com/rights-group-criticizes-rwanda-s-ruling-on-former-officers/566966562/

Human Rights Watch says the decision by Rwanda's Court of Appeal upholding the conviction of two former high-ranking army officers, who are said to be in failing health, fits a pattern of government repression of critics.

News Rwanda: Norway to take 600 migrants moved from Libya camps to Rwanda

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
Norway to take 600 migrants moved from Libya camps to Rwanda
News source: http://www.startribune.com/norway-to-take-600-migrants-moved-from-libya-camps-to-rwanda/566837192/

Norway says it will take 600 asylum seekers recently evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centers as the Scandinavian country wants to stop the sometimes deadly smuggling of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea.

News Rwanda: Norway to Take 600 Migrants Evacuated to Rwanda From Libya

Published on: Wednesday 08 January 2020
Norway to Take 600 Migrants Evacuated to Rwanda From Libya
News source: https://www.voanews.com/europe/norway-take-600-migrants-evacuated-rwanda-libya

Norway says it will take 600 asylum-seekers recently evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centers as the Scandinavian country wants to stop the sometimes deadly smuggling of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea. “For me it is important to send a signal that we will not back smuggling routes and cynical backers, but instead bring in people with protection needs in organized form,” Justice and Immigration Minister Joaran Kallmyr said in a statement emailed Thursday to The Associated Press. “Therefore, the government has decided to collect 600 quota refugees from Libya, out of 800 in total

News Rwanda: Rwanda's grand vision for future leaves poor on the curb

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Rwanda's grand vision for future leaves poor on the curb
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/rwandas-grand-vision-future-leaves-poor-curb-064424045.html

Slum dwellers in Kigali are accusing city authorities of razing their homes without paying compensation, stirring anger among poorer Rwandans who feel marginalised by a government-led push to modernise the capital. This month, the first of thousands of homes slated for demolition in Kigali's unplanned

News Rwanda: Rwanda avoids U.S.-style opioids crisis by making its own morphine

Published on: Saturday 28 December 2019
Rwanda avoids U.S.-style opioids crisis by making its own morphine
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/rwanda-avoids-us-style-opioids-crisis-by-making-own-morphine/2019/12/28/c8c54b66-29b9-11ea-9cc9-e19cfbc87e51_story.html

BUSHEKELI, Rwanda — It was something, the silence. Nothing but the puff of her breath and the scuff of her slip-on shoes as Madeleine Mukantagara walked through the fields to her first patient of the ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda makes its own morphine, bypassing dangerous opioid trade

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Rwanda makes its own morphine, bypassing dangerous opioid trade
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/rwanda-makes-its-own-morphine-bypassing-dangerous-opioid-trade

Locally produced liquid morphine has become part of Rwanda’s groundbreaking effort to address pain treatment. Companies don’t make money selling generic morphine to the dying, and most in sub-Saharan ...

News Rwanda: Rwanda accuses a pastor's daughter of treason and espionage. Her family says the charges are fabricated

Published on: Monday 23 December 2019
Rwanda accuses a pastor's daughter of treason and espionage. Her family says the charges are fabricated
News source: https://www.cnn.com/2019/12/24/africa/rwanda-pastor-daughter-treason-charges/index.html

Jackie Umuhoza was coming out of a beauty salon in Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, in late November when she was grabbed by five men and bundled into a van, her family says.

News Rwanda: Rwanda avoids US-style opioids crisis by making own morphine

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Rwanda avoids US-style opioids crisis by making own morphine
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory/rwanda-avoids-us-style-opioids-crisis-making-morphine-67927354

BUSHEKELI, Rwanda -- It was something, the silence. Nothing but the puff of her breath and the scuff of her slip-on shoes as Madeleine Mukantagara walked through the fields to her first patient of the ...