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M23 rebels have not committed war crimes, says US envoyThere is no evidence the M23 rebels, who are fighting the Congo government, have committed war crimes, a top US war crimes official has said. Read More
More regional companies to cross list on local bourseThree Kenyan companies are set to cross list on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE), Robert Mathu, the Executive Director of CMA, said Monday. Read More
A senior US government official has reiterated his country’s commitment to have notorious fugitives that are wanted to answer significant allegations about their involvement in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda tracked, arrested and brought to book.... Full Story
Children aged between 6 and 17 years across the country are set to hold elections of their representatives at national level, says a top official in the National Commission for Children.... Read More »
WHEN Beijing won the race to host the 2008 Olympic Games in 2002, they started to prepare how they were going to win the most medals, and so the same with London in 2007, no wonder they both finished second and third, respectively, in the overall medals table at the close of play.... Read More »
In the past few months diplomatic activity in our region, mainly linked to the violent conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been very intense. As with other fields, diplomacy has its peculiar vocabulary. Dialogue is one of them – frequently used, but as often misused.... Read More »
The three-week sporting extravaganza that is the Summer Olympics ended yesterday. Among other things we discovered that nearly 15 years later, the Spice Girls still sing. We may have to modify ‘Girl Power’ to ‘Woman Power’ but they still had the moves.... Read More »
On the onset of menstruation, girls are often confused about the changes their bodies are going through. Some experience shame and others fear.
These emotions often lead to many behavioural changes such as missing school and limiting their participation in activities such as sports. Advocates for girl education have suggested these issues are a direct result of the lack of proper sanitary towels in developing countries.
Increasing female education is an important policy priority. Presently, girls lag behind boys in terms of school enrollment and completion.... Read More »