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[New Times] One of the good things about the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) is that, aside from the discussions and conferences, a list of fun and exciting activities have been planned for delegates and locals to enjoy.
[New Times] The Minister of Interior, Alfred Gasana, has told residents of Rubavu district to not panic and continue going about their lives, irrespective of the skirmishes that are going on in the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.
[New Times] The United Kingdom (UK) has handed over to Rwanda the chairmanship to lead the Commonwealth Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (CFNHRI) for the next two years.
[New Times] Rwanda's gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 7.9 per cent to Rwf3,025 billion (over Rwf3 trillion) in the first quarter of 2022, up from Rwf2,588 billion in the same quarter of last year.
[New Times] There is a need to opt for arbitration as climate change related disputes are set to increase, Emmanuel Ugirashebuja, the Minister of Justice and Attorney General has said.
[New Times] Commissioner of Police John Bosco Kabera, the Spokesperson of the Rwanda National Police (RNP) has clarified that the roads reserved for the transportation of the delegates attending the CommonWealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali will not be closed all day long.
[New Times] The 2022/2023 CAF Champions League and Confederation Cup will begin on Friday, August 12, the African football ruling body (CAF) has announced.
[New Times] Other countries like Argentina, Brazil, India, have stepped in to fill the global wheat supply gap that was created by the Russia-Ukraine war, The New Times has learnt.
[New Times] Yves Murenzi, the head coach of the Rwanda U-18 boys' basketball team, has urged his players to be 'very cautious' ahead of their second meeting with Uganda's Junior Silverbacks on Thursday.
[New Times] Towering Rwandan defender Abdul Rwatubyaye has been released by Macedonian champions FK Shkupi on mutual agreement.
[New Times] Two second half goals from forward Gilbert Mugisha were enough to help APR beat Police 2-0 on Thursday, June 16, at Kigali Stadium and retain the league title for the third time in a row.
[DW] The UK is in alegal battleover its policy to deport asylum-seekers to Rwanda. The first charter flight of deportees was set to depart on June 14. But the European Court of Human Rights intervened minutes before take off on the grounds that the plan came with a "real risk of irreversible harm."
[Ghanaian Times] Regional authorities of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) accused Monday the Rwandan army of invading and occupying Bunagana, a key strategic town bordering Uganda, amid a diplomatic tug of war between the two Central African countries, provoked and fuelled by the recent offensives of the March 23 Movement (M23).
[New Times] Two players of the women's national football team, Alice Kalimba and Claudine Itangishaka, are close to completing a move to Moroccan side Najah Souss.
[New Times] The inclusion of women in political processes is a key element in achieving a truly inclusive democracy, and women must have a chance to exercise their political rights and participate fully in all political decision making, a senior Tanzanian lawmaker said on Wednesday, June 15.
[New Times] A regional specialized force is set to be deployed in the Democratic Republic of Congo to defuse tensions caused by several armed groups especially in the eastern part of the country.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Wednesday, June 15, arrived in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) for an official visit during which he mourned the death of late President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
[New Times] It was hardly 10:00 am on Tuesday and roughly two dozen young men who play for the U-19 and the IPRC academy had already started screaming on top of their voices with the leader singing "do you support Rwanda" and the rest responding "yes we support it."
[Premium Times] The European human rights court on Tuesday issued last-minute injunctions to stop the deportation of asylum seekers from the United Kingdom to Rwanda, Al Jazeera reported.
[The Point] The Point can now confirm that there is no Gambian national among the first deportation flight from the UK to Rwanda following unsuccessful bid by lawyers and other representatives to block the aircraft that was supposed to transport asylum seekers to Kigali. They crossed into Britain from France via the English Channel.
[New Times] The local football governing body, Ferwafa, has resolved to postpone the semifinal first-leg match between AS Muhanga and Interforce pending further assessment about Rwamagana City's complaint about their disqualification.
[CPJ] On June 10, the Committee to Protect Journalists joined 23 other civil society organizations in a letter expressing "grave concerns" about the human rights situation in Rwanda ahead of the June 20 start of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, where leaders of Commonwealth nations will meet in the country.
[New Times] Moise Mugisha, the newly crowned Tour du Cameroun champion and his teammates received a heroes' welcome in Kigali on Tuesday after Team Rwanda dominated the race that concluded on Sunday, June 12.
[New Times] The final day of the 2021/2022 Rwanda premier league season will see the league champions being decided between APR FC and Kiyovu Sports.
[New Times] A lot awaits Abdallah Murenzi after he again won the vote of confidence from members of the local cycling governing body (Ferwacy) to remain in office for the next four years.
[New Times] The Residual Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals on Monday, June 13 ruled that key genocide suspect Felicien Kabuga is medically fit to stand trial in The Hague where he is currently detained.
[New Times] The national basketball team is gearing up for the second window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers scheduled for July 1-3 at the BK Arena in Kigali.
[New Times] Hope Hostel, also known as AERG/One Dollar Campaign complex, is one of the places designated to shelter migrants and asylum seekers from the United Kingdom.
[New Times] The European Court of Human Rights has caused a delay in the transfer of migrants and asylum seekers from the UK to Rwanda following an approval of a last-minute injunction.
[DW] The first asylum-seeker deportation flight from the UK to Rwanda was canceled on Tuesday after a ruling from the European Court of Human Rights.
[New Times] Congolese authorities have released two Rwandan soldiers kidnapped last month along the common border while on patrol, the Rwanda Defence Force confirms.
[DW] A challenge to the UK's new policy to deter asylum-seeker arrivals was rejected by a High Court judge. The UN says refugees risk "serious, irreperable harm" under the relocation plan.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- The insurgents who are waging a low-intensity civil war in northern Mozambique are able to move around with apparent freedom, despite the successes of a multi-national military operation which has drawn personnel from 25 nations into the conflict.
[HRW] Joint Letter to Commonwealth Heads of Government
[New Times] Jean Sauveur Ruhamiriza's passion for basketball was ignited and showcased during his upper high school studies at G.S Kabgayi where he played as a small forward in the second division league.
[New Times] Rwanda has been named by the African Handball Confederation as the host country for two major tournaments this year.
[New Times] It's coming to a month since private notaries were authorised to oversee land transfer transactions in the country, a move that aimed to solve difficulties associated with the process, which had dragged on for long.
[New Times] The national basketball team plans to play build-up games as part of the preparations for the second window of the FIBA World Cup 2023 qualifiers.
[New Times] As Rwanda gears up to host one of the world biggest gatherings, the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), there are tireless efforts to construct and rehabilitate several roads across the Kigali city that will facilitate mobility during the meeting.
[New Times] The use of gas for cooking in schools is being constrained by its increasing prices, which is making it difficult to adopt use of this clean energy, the Ministry of Education has implied.
[New Times] Nyirangarama Rally, the newest race in the national rally championship, is returning for its second edition this year after skipping the last two seasons owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
[New Times] Mukura attacker William Opoku Mensah has returned to Ghana though the 2021/22 Rwanda premier league is still ongoing.
[JusticeInfo.net] Six months have passed since eight people acquitted or released by the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) were transferred by the UN to Niger, supposedly to live freely and permanently. But they are still without papers and without freedom, confined to a house in Niamey guarded by police and not knowing what will happen to them.
[New Times] It was an intriguing scene at the Abdoulaye Wade Stadium in Dakar on Tuesday night as Rwanda held African champions Senegal for 97 minutes until Liverpool talisman Sadio Mane converted a 98th minute to hand them the maximum points after a clumsy challenge on Ciss Saliu by Ange Mutsinzi.
[New Times] Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) acting Director General, Noel Nsanzineza says it will cost the government in excess of Rwf 160 billion to successfully complete the upgrade works on Amahoro stadium.
[New Times] Rwanda will host the 2022 Africa Senior Taekwondo Championship which is slated from July 13th to July 17th.
[New Times] Amavubi head coach Carlos Ferrer has hailed the performance of his players despite losing 1-0 to champions Senegal in the 2023 African Cup of Nations qualifier on Tuesday night at Stade Abdoulaye Wade stadium.
[New Times] In 1970, the National Geographic did a story about a woman deep in the African juggles who was working to save gorillas; the magazine was sold in the United States. A 12-year old girl found the magazine in her parents' house and was amazed when she saw Dian Fossey holding a baby gorilla.
[New Times] Rwanda Red Cross received two new ambulances from its counterpart, Qatar Red Crescent, to boost emergency healthcare services.
[New Times] Environmental experts have recommended thorough investigation into why Nyabarongo River continues to be polluted despite billions of monies that have been invested in its conservation and protection.