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Fighting for gender equality is common sense, says Kagame

Kagame said it was past time for men to become much more conscious of gender so that women can afford to enjoy the same freedom.

The summit, organised by the African Development Bank (AfDB), is aimed at facilitating the sharing of best practices and catalyse investment to accelerate progress in gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa.

Currently, in Africa, women-led businesses face a staggering $42 billion financing gap and 70 percent of women are financially excluded, according to the AfDB.

Source: The New Times

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Finland Chamber of Commerce-Interview with H.E. Ms Christine Nkulikiyinka, Ambassador of the Republic of Rwanda to the Nordic Countries

Source: Finland Chamber of Commerce

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Kagame names new cabinet ministers

The changes have seen Dr. Vincent Biruta appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, replacing Dr. Richard Sezibera.

Biruta has been Minister of Environment.

Source: The New Times

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Soirée littéraire/Litteraturkväll: Gaël Faye i samtal med Samuel Girma-Stockholm

Rendez-vous le jeudi 7 novembre à 17h30 au cinéma Capitol pour une discussion entre Gaël Faye et Samuel

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Rwanda targets share of Africa’s logistics market

President Paul Kagame on Monday officiated at the launch of Dubai Ports (DP) World Kigali Logistics Platform, a new modern inland cargo handling facility expected to ease trade of goods and add impetus to Rwanda’s bid of becoming a regional logistics hub.

President Paul Kagame and DP World officials tour the Kigali Logistics Platform, a newly constructed inland cargo handling facility in Masaka, Kicukiro District, yesterday. Photo/Village Urugwiro.

Source: The New Times

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