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  • 01:33 Rwandan Embassy Snubs UN Event, Holds Peace Walk

    Rwandan Embassy Snubs UN Event, Holds Peace Walk

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    A peace walk commemorating the 23 years since the Rwandan Genocide, took place Friday in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. The event was attended by the Rwandan diaspora living in Kenya, dignitaries from both countries as well as Kenyans. The Rwandan embassy in

  • 00:45 Delegates Converge In Kigali To Tackle Issues In Aviation Industry

    Delegates Converge In Kigali To Tackle Issues In Aviation Industry

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    More than 500 delegates have converged in Rwandan capital Kigali for the Aviation Africa 2017 forum to deliberate issues affecting the industry. Speaking at the opening of the forum, Rwandan President Paul Kagame pushed for governments in the continent to

  • 03:06 Rwandan Health Ministry Launches Drone Delivery Service

    Rwandan Health Ministry Launches Drone Delivery Service

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    Drone technology has also taken off in Rwanda. The country is home to one of the first commercial drone delivery services globally. A U.S. start-up called Zipline has partnered with Rwanda's health ministry to deliver blood supplies and medicines to rural

  • 02:27 Kigali Opens A Formal Investigation On 20 French Officials

    Kigali Opens A Formal Investigation On 20 French Officials

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    Rwanda has opened a formal probe into 20 French officials suspected of playing a role in the 1994 genocide, in a move likely to further sour diplomatic ties with France. Kigali has long accused France of complicity in the genocide of some 800,000 mostly e

  • 02:03 Rwanda's President Warns France Over Reopening 1994 Genocide Probe

    Rwanda's President Warns France Over Reopening 1994 Genocide Probe

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    President Paul Kagame has warned France not to reopen an investigation into events that took place more than two decades ago. French investigators want to re-look at the cause of a plane crash in which Rwanda's president died back in 1994. It was one of t

  • 01:07 Rwanda, Tanzania Concerned Over Jihadist Recruitment

    Rwanda, Tanzania Concerned Over Jihadist Recruitment

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    Somalia isn't the only country struggling with jihadists. Regional body IGAD warned last week that al-Shabaab is active in five other countries. And in Rwanda in recent days, police have killed four terror suspects. CCTV's Dan Ashby has more.

  • 02:46 What It Means To Have The African E-passport

    What It Means To Have The African E-passport

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    By the time Heads of State leave Rwanda's capital on the 18th of July, the continent should be one step closer to Visa free-travel for African nationals, within the continent. The establishment of an African Passport, issued by Member states, is one of th

  • 01:38 Campaign Launched To Clear Street Vendors From Kigali

    Campaign Launched To Clear Street Vendors From Kigali

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    Rwandan authorities have launched a campaign to clear street vendors from the capital city, Kigali. They are now encouraging them to form registered co-operatives or find formal work as they try to raise taxes and make the city even tidier.

  • 01:02 Leon Mugesera Sentenced To Life For 'inciting' Genocide In Rwanda

    Leon Mugesera Sentenced To Life For 'inciting' Genocide In Rwanda

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    A Rwandan court has sentenced former politician Leon Mugesera to life in prison for inciting the 1994 genocide. Judge Antoine Muhima said Mugesera had taken part in "public incitement to commit genocide" as well as inciting torture and ethnic hatred, thou

  • 00:54 President Kagame Thanks Rwandans For Referendum Vote

    President Kagame Thanks Rwandans For Referendum Vote

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    Rwandan president Paul Kagame has thanked the nation for voting in a referendum last week that overwhelmingly backed constitutional changes to remove his presidential term limits. The vote could see Kagame stay in power until 2034. However, during his pos

  • 02:38 Eritrean Cyclists Hopeful Of Country's Second Title In Rwanda

    Eritrean Cyclists Hopeful Of Country's Second Title In Rwanda

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    Eritrea has cut itself a niche in African cycling as climbing experts and often enter any competition around the continent as favourites. In the 2015 Tour du Rwanda the team say they are ready not just to challenge for the mountain stages but also the ove

  • 03:19 Fears That Violence In Burundi Could Cross Over To Rwanda

    Fears That Violence In Burundi Could Cross Over To Rwanda

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    The decision by Burundi's president Pierre Nkurunziza to seek a third term continues to reverberate in East Africa. The United Nations says security in the tiny country is 'rapidly worsening'. It estimates almost 200 people have been killed in recent mont

  • 02:46 Rwanda's Supreme Court Approves Kagame's Third Term Bid

    Rwanda's Supreme Court Approves Kagame's Third Term Bid

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    Rwanda Supreme court ruled that the current President Kagame can run for office for at least another seven years

  • 01:26 China-Rwanda Bamboo Project Profits Over 2,400 Women

    China-Rwanda Bamboo Project Profits Over 2,400 Women

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    China has been striving to ensure gender equity in its aid to foreign countries. In 2007, the Rwandan government requested China's technical assistance in bamboo planting and harvesting. Together the two governments launched a project that today benefits

  • 01:34 Rwanda National Park Sees Gorilla Baby Boom

    Rwanda National Park Sees Gorilla Baby Boom

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    Some 24 newly-born gorillas are attracting tourists to Rwanda's Volcanoes National Park, part of the habitat of the famous Mountain Gorilla. A record 24 baby gorillas have been born in recent weeks within the park, which is located in the Virunga Mountain

  • 02:42 Rwanda's Holds Naming Ceremony For New-born Gorillas

    Rwanda's Holds Naming Ceremony For New-born Gorillas

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    Rwandans are celebrating the birth of 24 baby Gorillas. Kwita Izina recognizes the value of each of the new editions through a traditional naming ceremony that is uniquely Rwandan. Gorillas play a huge role in the county's tourism industry,and the event i

  • 02:05 Burundian Refugees Reunited With Their Families In Rwanda

    Burundian Refugees Reunited With Their Families In Rwanda

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    Burundian refugees in Rwandan refugee camps who lost contact with their families when fleeing the unrest in Burundi have finally been reunited with their families, thanks to a tracing programme. CCTV's Kathryn Ogunde reports.

  • 02:35 Bodies Of Fallen RDF Peacekeepers Arrive At Kigali International Airport

    Bodies Of Fallen RDF Peacekeepers Arrive At Kigali International Airport

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    Bodies of the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) peacekeepers killed in Bangui, Central African Republic, on August 8, were received with military honours at Kigali International Airport.

  • 00:49 UK Court Drops Rwanda Spy Chief Karenzi Karake Case

    UK Court Drops Rwanda Spy Chief Karenzi Karake Case

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    General Karenzi Karake is expected to head home from Britain after the UK dropped an extradition case against him. Reports indicate Rwanda will be seeking compensation for what it's calling needless prosecution. The general was arrested in June at Heathro

  • 02:40 Rwanda Entrepreneur Creates A Solar Mobile Charging Kiosk

    Rwanda Entrepreneur Creates A Solar Mobile Charging Kiosk

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    Rwanda's Minister for Youth and ICT has been urging the country's young people to be more innovative and become job creators rather than job seekers. One of those young people, has become an inspiration to many after having developed a Solar Mobile Chargi

  • 03:01 US Investors Drawn To Africa’s Economic Potential

    US Investors Drawn To Africa’s Economic Potential

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    05.08.2015 WHITE HOUSE— In the aftermath of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, with thousands of families decimated, and many Rwandans left to fend for themselves, Janet Nkubana devised a way to help women become self-reliant. “They had lost husbands, they had lo

  • 00:47 Rwanda Parliament Votes In Support Of Kagame Third Term

    Rwanda Parliament Votes In Support Of Kagame Third Term

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    Keep up-to-date with the latest news, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/AFP-subscribe Rwandan lawmakers voted Tuesday in support of a constitutional change to allow strongman Paul Kagame a third term in power as president, backing a petition signed by million

  • 01:54 Thousands Of Burundians Flee To Rwanda Due To Violence

    Thousands Of Burundians Flee To Rwanda Due To Violence

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    More than 150,000 people have fled Burundi in recent weeks, and many are staying just over the border in Rwanda. Presently, more than 14,000 refugees are living in Bugesera Refugee Camp, one of the biggest camps in Rwanda. Conditions can be desperate, but

  • 03:53 Rwanda Is Getting Serious About Alternative Energy

    Rwanda Is Getting Serious About Alternative Energy

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    Find out how the demand for power in the country has attracted green energy investments.

  • 03:28 Rwanda/Uganda - Refugee Crisis

    Rwanda/Uganda - Refugee Crisis

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    Hundreds of people on Sunday (3/11) gathered in an impromptu refugee camp created by the Red Cross in Kisoro, Uganda. The Hutu refugees had fled the fighting in neighbouring Zaire but were not prepared to return to their native Rwanda fearing Tutsi repris