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Two opposition lawmakers elected in Rwanda for the first time

KIGALI (Reuters) - Opposition candidates have won seats in the Rwandan parliament for the first time, election results showed on Wednesday, although the two new lawmakers will be heavily outnumbered by members of President Paul Kagame's ruling party. Founder and chairman of Democratic Green Party o

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Four Seats Enough, Rwanda's Opposition Declares Vote Victory

“This is a big victory for the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda and for democracy in Rwanda,” Frank Habineza, theorganization’s leader, said by phone from the capital, Kigali. The party will now try to persuade other lawmakers to adopt parts of its political agenda, he said.

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One&Only Nyungwe House to Open in Rwanda | Hospitality Design

Located on the edge of the Nyungwe rainforest in southwest Rwanda, theOne&Only Nyungwe Housewill open within a tea plantation next month. Immersing guests in the natural setting, the 23-room retreat will reflect local African craftsmanship through a contemporary lens.

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Development Finance Forum Hosts Transaction to Promote Affordable Housing in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda, September 11, 2018—The World Bank Group today launched the Development Finance Forum in Kigali, Rwanda, for global public and private sector leaders to explore and demonstrate strategies to boost private sector investment in East Africa’s priority sectors, notably, housing, agricultu

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AFCON 2019 Q: Gor Mahia star out, Kagere in as Rwanda name squad to face I. coast

Former Gor Mahia striker, Meddie kagere, -now at Simba SC- arrived in camp on Tuesday and is on course for his first match in the national team colours in four years’ time.

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Chinese pay TV vows to boost Sino-Rwanda cultural exchange | MarketScreener

Kigali,Sept. 12– Chinese pay TV, StarTimes,plans to use its satellite TV service to boost Sino-Rwanda cultural exchange, officials said on Wednesday.

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Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi 2018: Clips from Couple’s ‘Life-Changing’ Rwanda Trip Are the Best Response to Divorce Rumors - EconoTimes

On DeGeneres’s show, she told the audience that her recent trip to Rwanda was a “lifelong dream,” where they saw mountain gorillas up-close. The talk show host also noted that their vacation had something to with theEllen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund, a foundation that de Rossi set up as one of her surpr

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Ellen DeGeneres Shares Her Experience in Rwanda and Kenya On Her Internationally Watched Show - Ghafla!Uganda

There are stars and change makers in the world that are worth meeting. Rwandan president, Paul Kagame can celebrate having met celebrity, Ellen DeGeneres during her trip to Rwanda. The trip was part of her work with the Ellen DeGeneres Wildlife Fund, which was a gift from her wife, Portia De Rossi,

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Philanthropy Aids Rwanda's Push for More Preschools

In her mother's eyes, Lucky truly is fortunate. The 5-year-old girl is learning social skills and her ABCs at a new preschool instead of playing at home or amid the maize and beans that her parents grow in Rwanda's eastern Bugesera district."Seeing my daughter going to school makes me so happy," sai

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Politics interfering with trade in East African Community

"Crossing the border is sometimes difficult especially with politics these days," she tells DW. "Many Rwandans have dual citizenship. You can have both Rwandan and Ugandan nationality, but these days we hear there is a problem with the Ugandan and Rwandan government," she said. Nowadays, she claims,

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Only 48 hours left to apply for Startup Battlefield Africa 2018

It’s go-time people. As in go apply right now to compete inTechCrunch Startup Battlefield Africa 2018— do it now because in 48 short hours, the application window slams shut for good. Think you have the best early-stage startup in Sub-Saharan Africa? Do you dream on a global scale? Then come to Lago

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