Monthly Archives: July 2010

Diaspora remittances to strengthen our economy

Editorial: Diaspora remittances to strengthen our economy Money sent home by Rwandans living in the Diaspora has significantly increased with recent figures putting the total in remittances last year at 23.2 percent, despite the negative impact of the global recession.  Remittances have been increasing since 2005 from$42.85million to $139.89 million in 2008, accelerating further to […]

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Premier urges Diaspora to participate in polls

Premier urges Diaspora to participate in polls By Eric Kabeera KAMPALA – Prime Minister Bernard Makuza has called on Rwandans in the Diaspora to turn up for the upcoming Presidential elections slated for next month, saying that it’s their fundamental right to participate in their country’s programmes. The Premier made the call in an exclusive […]

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Diaspora remittances hit $172.4m

Diaspora remittances hit $172.4m By Berna Namata Rwandans living and working abroad are increasingly sending money back home with total remittances last year rising sharply by 23.2 percent despite the negative impact of the global recession. Remittances have been increasing since 2005 from$42.85million to $139.89 million in 2008, accelerating further to reach $172.40 million last […]

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RCA BBQ Party

RCA BBQ Party [portfolio_slideshow] You are Invited

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Mother of triplets appeals for help

  By Stephen Rwembeho RWAMAGANA – Athanasia Niyigena, a resident of Gahengeri Sector, Rwamagana District, who on Thursday delivered triplets, is appealing to well wishers to come to her aid. “We are happy to have the three children, but we are worried because we can’t feed them. My husband and I are too poor…we earn […]

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Rwandan Diaspora to vote on August 8

Dear Rwandans in Diaspora,   As campaigns for Presidential election in our country kicked off yesterday (July 20th), you are reminded that Diaspora voters have been allowed to vote on Sunday August 8th, instead of Monday 9th.  Please kindly help relay this message to all people you know.   Voters in the UK, please note […]

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Invitation to visit Rwanda Museums

July 14, 2010 Dear Sir/Madam, VISIT YOUR MUSEUMS, KNOW AND ENJOY YOUR HERITAGE: As the new Director General of the National Museums of Rwanda I would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to visit your museums and enjoy your heritage. You may not know that we have a total of six museums in […]

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Young Ambassadors needed

The Young People and Embassy Project showcase the achievements and contributions of athletes, past and present, of African, Caribbean and Black British heritage to the modern Olympics/Paralympics. The project will form part of the Cultural Olympiad projects being planned for London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, to develop a series of inspiring and uniquely exceptional […]

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