Ruanda


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Ru•an•da

(ruˈɑn də)

n., pl. -das, (esp. collectively) -da.
a member of an African people or group of peoples inhabiting Rwanda and parts of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.
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Noun1.Ruanda - a landlocked republic in central AfricaRuanda - a landlocked republic in central Africa; formerly a German colony
ALIR, Army for the Liberation of Rwanda, FAR, Former Armed Forces, Interahamwe - a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again; "in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists"
East Africa - a geographical area in eastern Africa
capital of Rwanda, Kigali - the national capital and largest city of Rwanda; located in central Rwanda
Africa - the second largest continent; located to the south of Europe and bordered to the west by the South Atlantic and to the east by the Indian Ocean
Kivu, Lake Kivu - a lake in the mountains of central Africa between Congo and Rwanda
Hutu - a member of a Bantu people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Tutsi, Watusi, Watutsi - a member of a Bantu speaking people living in Rwanda and Burundi
Rwandan - a native or inhabitant of Rwanda
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The signing ceremony was attended by representatives of the State of South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Ruanda, UAE, WB, EU, IGAD and the Arab League .
Businesspeople from Central Asia, Ethiopia, Ruanda and Nigeria met with senators and congressmen on commerce.
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The first, "From 'Urban' to Urban: Engaging Schools and Communities in Teacher Education" by Ruanda Garth McCullough and Ann Marie Ryan, examines the impact of a new course that broadens a teacher education program in preparing teachers to engage in urban schools and communities.
Citing these examples as part of a shocking wider picture of abuses for which there was never any legal redress he called for the establishment of a UN-backed criminal tribunal along the lines of the Yugoslavia and Ruanda cases to hold Indian officials to account for serial mass human rights abuses.
Thanks to the Bayer scholarships, the new scholarship recipients in the coming months will be able to implement their individual projects in the following countries: Australia, Chile, China, Israel, Japan, Canada, Ruanda, Spain, South Africa, UK and the United States.
En junio de 2012 entro en vigor una nueva ley referente al aborto en Ruanda como parte de una modificacion general del Codigo Penal ruandes.
Similarly, they are Kelemera to the Nyabungu of Ruanda, Lemila to the Nyasa of Malawi, Selemela in Sotho, Shirimela in Tsonga, Selemela in Tswana, Tshilimela in Venda, and isiLimela in Xhosa and Zulu.
We found local maximum prevalence in the urban sites, Ruanda (17.
Elemotho and his three co-musicians will take to the stage on 02 February at NICE restaurant before going on a whirl wind tour of Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Guinea Bissau, Senegal, Mauretania, Cape Verde, Reunion Island, Niger, Congo Brazzaville, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Djibouti, North Sudan, Zambia, Madagascar, Tanzania, Kenya, Ruanda, Uganda, Angola, and South Africa, courtesy of a sponsorship from Radio France International.
A group of nine first-generation Christians of non-Western ethnic origin (coming from Yemen, Syria, Iran, Ruanda, Togo, Ghana, and Angola), including Ibn Noor and Gnimdou, visited worship services of "native" Dutch-speaking Protestant churches in order to discover how they would be received and whether or not they would be noticed.