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Ambassador Vrooman’s Remarks on Release of RPHIA Data

Remarks for Ambassador Peter Vrooman Rwanda Population-Based HIV Impact Assessment (RPHIA) Release Event Tuesday, October 22, 2019  « as prepared for delivery » Good afternoon. We are at a historic moment in the global HIV/AIDS response, reaching the last few miles on the road towards epidemic control. Rwanda is a global leader in the fight ...
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Applications Open for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

Applications are being accepted for the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (CADFP) DEADLINE: December 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST What is the CADFP? The CADFP is a scholar exchange program for African higher education institutions to host a diaspora scholar for 14-90 days for projects in curriculum co-development, research collaboration and graduate student teaching ...
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Security Alert — US Embassy Kigali

Event:  The Rwanda National Police informed the public of an October 19 grenade attack near the southwestern city of Kamembe along Rwanda’s border with the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Four people suffered injuries following the attack. While there has been no claim of responsibility, armed groups operate in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kigali

Event:  The Rwanda National Police informed the public on October 5 that a group of militants entered Rwanda the previous day and engaged in hostilities in northwestern Rwanda near Volcanoes National Park, killing approximately nineteen civilians and injuring five.  The area near Volcanoes National Park is now secure, according to police reports. Armed groups operate in ...
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