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Rwanda digital literacy gets boost

Rwanda digital literacy gets boost

Posted on 30 January 2015

Efforts to promote digital literacy in the country received a boost yesterday, following the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the government and ICDL, an international computer skills certification programme. Both two parties will collaborate to promote digital literacy and to certify employees of central and local government and the general public across the […]

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Nyanza: Sex workers vow to quit streets, eye decent jobs

Posted on 30 January 2015

A number of commercial sex workers in Nyanza district have said they will abandon the trade if they are helped to engage in legal income generating activities. They made the pledge during on January 27, during a census of sex workers with a premise to empower them set up income generating projects. The active prostitutes […]

Optimism as social protection cluster gets more funding

Optimism as social protection cluster gets more funding

Posted on 28 January 2015

The social  protection cluster  that is  vital in  enhancing  economic growth  for the country   mainly through fighting  poverty and increasing    household incomes has received  more  funding, thanks  to the World Bank. The World Bank’s funding that is worth US$ 70 million; (approximately Rwf 49 billion) is geared towards improving efficiency, accountability and coverage of its […]

How the ‘Tumanure Imbabura’ initiative could help Rwandans

How the ‘Tumanure Imbabura’ initiative could help Rwandans

Posted on 28 January 2015

  While food security remains one of the main challenges in the Rwandan society, community initiative like ‘Tumanure Imbabura’, which literally means ‘to bring back the cooking stoves to use’ is one of the ingenuities developed to assist residents get daily meals. Generally many Rwandans say that the terminology of ‘Tumanure Imbabura’ existed in the […]

Rusizi: Civil workers trained on Ubudehe classification

Rusizi: Civil workers trained on Ubudehe classification

Posted on 24 January 2015

Sector workers, District workers and development partners in Rusizi District have undergone a 3-day training aiming to capacitate them train others on Ubudehe classification. The training started on 20th January and ended on 22nd January 2015 in Kamembe sector of Rusizi District with the aim of equipping workers who will help train others in sectors […]

Karongi:Genocide Survivors get houses

Karongi:Genocide Survivors get houses

Posted on 23 January 2015

The Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) on Monday handed over 17 houses to Genocide survivors in Karongi district. Each house has 3 bedrooms, a sitting room, outside kitchen, pit latrine. The houses come as a donation to vulnerable survivors from Rwandan Reserve Force in partnership with the ministry of local government. The director of Reserved Force […]

Rwandans expelled from Tanzania get medical support

Rwandans expelled from Tanzania get medical support

Posted on 20 January 2015

One hundred children of Rwandan families evicted from Tanzania, currently living in Ngoma district, were offered free health insurance cards known as Mituelle de Sante. The support was provided by HUMURA, a non-profit organization which operates in Ngoma district, Eastern Province of Rwanda The organization also distributed scholastic materials to school-going children. Nyiraromba Josephine, a […]

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Gisagara: Persons with disabilities commend associations for fast development

Posted on 14 January 2015

Persons with disabilities in Mamba sector of Gisagara district revealed that forming a cooperative enabled them to eradicate the culture of begging that is common among some people with disabilities. This comes after persons with disabilities formed a cooperative called ‘Inkomezamihigo za mamba’ (KOIMA) for livestock farming and cultivation of coffee, cassava and banana. Eugene […]

Ngororero: Police happy with festive season conduct among residents

Ngororero: Police happy with festive season conduct among residents

Posted on 09 January 2015

The district Police commander of Ngororero, Alphonse Zigira commended Ngororero residents for the good conduct displayed during the festive season 2014. Safety and security on the night of the New Year’s Eve was high with no major records of crimes, accidents and breach of laws. SSP Alphonse Zigira, revealed that although many parties were conducted […]

Residents embraced saving during festive season

Gisagara: Residents embraced saving during festive season

Posted on 07 January 2015

Residents of Gisagara district have embraced the saving culture, responding to a call by the local authorities; banks and small financial institutions operating in the area. After sensitizing residents on the importance of saving, residents in Gisagara district said that no extravagancy was seen during the Christmas season and towards the start of the New […]

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