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World Bank, UN chiefs hail Rwanda’s gender policiesUN Secretary General, Ban ki-Moon and World Bank president, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, have hailed Rwanda’s commitment to end Gender Based Violence (GBV). Read More
Rwanda leadership inspires American varsity studentsA delegation of 31 students and instructors from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania in the US has been inspired by... Read More
Owner of ill-fated Nyagatare building looks to the future Engineer Geoffrey Barigye, the owner of the four-storey building which collapsed and killed six people and injured several others in Nyagatare district last week, was... Read More
Fistula patients still live in hiding, says health officialThere are no statistics on the number of people suffering from fistula because many of them conceal their illness and shy away from the public,... Read More
The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, has acknowledged his organisation’s failure to quell the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi that claimed over one million lives.... Full Story
Combating climate change effects should be integrated into every ministerial agenda and not left to the Ministry of Natural Resources (Minirena) alone, the Natural Resources minister has said.... Read More »
AMAVUBI coach Eric Nshimiyimana has named a 26-man squad that will begin camp on Sunday to prepare for the Group H 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Mali away in Bamako on June 9.... Read More »
Late Engineer George Coles must be turning in his place of repose, as we speak. Among his wildest imaginations, he never thought that his creation would give its soul to Rwanda. Yet that’s exactly what happened last Saturday 18th May, 2013.... Read More »
A number of readers questioned what part of national systems I consider abnormal so much so that, if we got our homework wrong, our country would incur costs undefined and unquantifiable. Our country Rwanda is not another normal country in the strictest sense of the term.... Read More »
Shisha smoking has of late become very popular in Rwanda especially in Kigali. What is Shisha? How is it smoked? What are the ingredients? How much is a smoking session? Society Magazine’s Martin Bishop set out to find the answers.
She took a deliberate deep breath of the tobacco smoke from the water pipe, before exhaling. The middle-aged lady in tight fitting jeans passed on the pipe to the girl next to her. The slender girl took a deep breath as well. They chatted and laughed amidst the waft of smoke that filled the place. They had officially taken on the new trend in town.
Launch of the Africa’s Centre for Security Organs’ Coordination of Action to end Violence Against Women and Girls (AFSOCCA-VAWG)
Africa’s Security Organs’ initiative in ending Violence against Women and Girls
Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) is a global phenomenon across societies worldwide. It is a violation of human rights and a major problem as has been confirmed by the UN Secretary General (UN SG).
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