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Uganda : university teacher arrested in espionage investigation

Dr Lawrence Muganga

Ugandan security forces are holding Dr Lawrence Muganga, a Rwandan descent over allegations of espionage and illegally staying in the country, army spokesperson Brig-Gen Flavia Byekwaso has said. Dr Lawrence Muganga, who is the vice-chancellor of the privately owned Victoria University, was picked up by plain-clothed officers from his office …

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Rwanda to host dozens of Afghan schoolgirls, education ministry says

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Following the seizing of power of Taliban militants in Afghanistan, the Rwandan government has announced its intention of hosting dozens of Afghan schoolgirls. Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the founder of a privately run School of Leadership, Afghanistan (Sola), said on Tuesday that about 250 students, staff and family members were en-route to …

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Rwanda: only those vaccinated against Covid-19 could attend basketball championship

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As a prelude to the African basketball championship which begins on Tuesday, August 24, the Rwandan basketball federation has decided to limit access to the stadium to supporters. Entry into the Kigali Arena to attend the African basketball championship will be conditioned by the presentation of a vaccination record. This …

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COVID-19: Rwanda to receive 500,000 doses of Pfizer vaccine from US

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Kevin Munoz, the White House spokesman on Twitter announced that the US has sent over 488,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine to Rwanda. The doses included part of “500 million shots pledged and purchased this summer” by President Joe Biden’s administration for the Covax initiative, which delivers vaccines to poorer …

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Rwanda becomes first African nation to use Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Rwanda becomes first African nation to use Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

Rwanda began its COVID-19 vaccine campaign on Friday, becoming the first nation in Africa to use pharmaceutical company Pfizer’s doses that require ultra-cold storage. Authorities began transporting Pfizer and AstraZeneca shots round the hilly nation of 12 million people after they arrived earlier this week, using helicopters to reach far-flung …

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