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Gicumbi: ‘Ubumwe n’Ubwiyunge’ village promoting unity and reconciliation

Posted on 16 April 2015

Ubumwe n’Ubwiyunge village – a model village in Nyarutarama cell in Byumba sector in Gicumbi district is one of the most successful unity and reconciliation programmes where killers are living alongside their victims in harmony and convicts openly seeking forgiveness from the families of those they killed in cold blood. Residents reveal that living in […]

Muhanga: Historically marginalized decry poor living conditions

Muhanga: Historically marginalized decry poor living conditions

Posted on 16 April 2015

The historically marginalized people living in Nyamabuye sector in Muhanga district has appealed the government to for help in curbing the continuing deterioration of their houses. These residents have asked Muhanga district officials to get involved to prevent further deterioration of their homes in a situation that they describe as catastrophic. Antonia Mukandori, a mother […]

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Nyamagabe: Genocide survivors embrace unity and reconciliation

Posted on 16 April 2015

As Rwanda marks the 21st anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, many Rwandans concur that unity and reconciliation is the way to go as far as healing the hearts of both genocide survivors and the perpetrators is concerned. Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus militias (Interahamwe) began slaughtering the Tutsis in Rwanda. Lasting […]

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Kayonza: Love, a tool of unity and reconciliation

Posted on 16 April 2015

Testimonies from Gilbert Kabeja and his wife Vestine Munganyinka reveal that love is one of the major tools that can be used to change hearts of people that still believe in tribalism. According to the couple, the young should not be denied the chance to fall in love with whoever they choose just because the […]

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Burera genocide survivors advised to be hopeful

Posted on 16 April 2015

The mayor of Burera district Samuel Sembagare urged survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi to have hope and live their lives focusing on building a brighter future. “You survived genocide that claimed thousands of Tutsis, despite your pain, struggle, you’re still here alive. God covered you and took you through everything, have hope […]

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Karama elders cooperative transforming lives of members

Karama elders cooperative transforming lives of members

Posted on 15 April 2015

Karama sector in Huye district elders strives to instill a culture of savings amongst the elderly population so that they may be economically empowered to live confortable lives. Through Akabando elder’s cooperative members say they have started to reap the fruits of joining the cooperative and working together as a team. Akabando elder’s cooperative has […]

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Growing number of open manholes in Kigali

Growing number of open manholes in Kigali

Posted on 15 April 2015

A few months ago, David Migisha had the misfortune of landing in an open manhole that left him with a bruised knee and a limp for a few days. And I would bet, he is just a small fraction of the growing number of people that suffering because of these gaping calamities in our city. […]

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Kamonyi: Authorities tipped on promotion of employment of persons with disabilities

Kamonyi: Authorities tipped on promotion of employment of persons with disabilities

Posted on 15 April 2015

Augustave Nshizirungu, coordinator of National Council for Persons with Disabilities in Southern Province called for promoting the employment of persons with disabilities and removing the obstacles that impede them from working on an equal basis with others. “The right to work is a fundamental human right that is inseparable from human dignity,” said Nshizirungu while […]

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Nyamagabe: Genocide survivors to get houses

Nyamagabe: Genocide survivors to get houses

Posted on 14 April 2015

Nyamagabe district authorities and workers are set to build and repair houses for the genocide survivors in Maryohe village, Nyamigina cell, and  Tare sector in Nyamagabe district. This comes after some houses built for genocide survivors in Maryohe village need renovation while other houses are in a poor condition that have to be reconstructed. Philbert […]

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Huye: Girinka extends to Tanzania evictees’ households

Huye: Girinka extends to Tanzania evictees’ households

Posted on 10 April 2015

Innocent Ndayisaba, Tanzania evictee in Rugarama village, Mugobore cell, Simbi sector of Huye district revealed his gratitude over getting a cow under girinka; a program set up with the central aim of reducing child malnutrition rates and increasing household incomes of poor farmers. This comes after Innocent Ndayisaba on April 2, received a cow along […]

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