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Rwanda, Uganda sign MoU to resolve stand-off

Rwanda, Uganda sign MoU to resolve stand-off

Rwanda and Uganda have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with both countries committing to resolving the ongoing stand-off that has worsened in the past few months. The signing took place in Luanda during a Quadripartite Summit held on Wednesday. The MoU, which was seen by The New Times, was witnessed by the host President João Lourenço, and Presidents Félix Tshisekedi of DR Congo, as well as his […]

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Revenue from Gorilla tourism grows by 25%

Revenue from Gorilla tourism grows by 25%

Revenue from Gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park grew by 25 per cent in 2018 to $19.2M from the previous year, latest Rwanda Development Board data indicates. The money was earned from sale of 15,132 gorilla permits during the year. The statistics released by the board yesterday points to a rise in revenue from gorilla trekking after the revision of permits prices from $750 to […]

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Africa’s progress doesn’t need external validation – Kagame

Africa’s progress doesn’t need external validation – Kagame

Rwanda and the African continent pursues progress and development for the interest of citizens not to receive credit or validation by external parties, President Paul Kagame has said. Kagame was speaking at the Namibian State House in Windhoek, Namibia while addressing the press after holding a meeting with his host President Hage Gottfried Geingob. President Kagame is accompanied by First Lady Jeannette Kagame on a […]

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