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    Domestic investors snap up govt bond

    Local investors snapped up the Rwf15 billion Treasury bond issued by the government this week; in a show of growing awareness among Rwandans about investing in government debt and rising confidence in the country’s financial...

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    Anti-Corruption Week begins today

    As Rwanda today marks the beginning of the Anti-Corruption Week, citizens have been urged to reflect on the corruption fight and its contribution toward self-reliance, officials at the Office of the Ombudsman said yesterday.

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    City, Traffic Police finally give way to cycle-taxis

    Until two months ago, operating a bicycle-taxi on Kigali’s pristine paved roads was considered illegal. Often, Police would engage in a cat and mouse chase with cyclists, detaining many and impounding bicycles. Not anymore.

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    Mihigo dismisses lawyers over guilty plea

    The trial of musician Kizito Mihigo and three others, all charged with terrorism, took a new twist yesterday when the singer suddenly requested the court to allow him terminate the services of his defence team.

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    Prime Life products

    Sponsored Content: Prime Life Insurance started operations in 2010 and has provided affordable insurance products for both personal and group policies.

Nyabihu vulnerable families get houses

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FOR WILLIAM MUGISHA, last year’s eviction from Tanzania, a country he had known as his motherland for decades was very frustrating. He felt it was the end of his life and that of his young family.

Domestic investors snap up govt bond

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Local investors snapped up the Rwf15 billion Treasury bond issued by the government this week; in a show of growing awareness among Rwandans about investing in government debt and rising confidence in the country’s financial market.

EAC Cooperative Societies Bill seeks to stimulate trade

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Kampala – Proponents of the co-operative movemnt in East Africa are optimistic that the East African Community (EAC) Co-operative Societies Bill 2014 could be approved at next month’s Heads of State Summit in Nairobi.

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APR’s duo back from injury

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AFTER a spell out of action due to injury, APR’s duo of Michel Rusheshangoga and Jean Claude Iranzi will be the men to watch when the reigning champions host Gicumbi in a National Football League encounter at the Kigali regional stadium today.

Eritrea’s Debesay tips Rwandan cyclists to shine

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Eritrean and Africa’s top cyclist Mekseb Debesay has tipped Rwandan riders to be the best on the continent.

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Ansoni Luxury Events launches in style

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Thrill, surprise and amazement. That is the mood that greeted guests at the official launch of Ansoni Luxury Events, Thursday evening. The newest entrant on the local private and corporate events scene treated guests to a colorful cocktail do, at the Rubangura Luxury Apartments in Kimihurura.

Music stars Fally, Diamond to join the extravaganza tonight

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Biggie is acting like a gracious host lately and, last evening, he treated hotshots to a tea party, something that made Ellah and Goitse think they were going to be evicted from the show.

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When housemaids become monsters

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On Friday last week, a video of a maid torturing a child went viral on social media. The public expressed outrage at the heart wrenching nature in which the 18-month old baby was tortured by a maid in Uganda.

DEBATE: Should society determine how indecent a woman is dressed?

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It really doesn’t matter what age you are but before putting on any cloth from your closet, ask yourself this question, “Would I be okay with my daughter putting on this same cloth and walking out of the house?” If your answer is yes, then maybe you should wear it....

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The dilemma of being ‘the other woman’

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A woman in love with a married man! That is stuff we want to imagine stops in movies and love soaps. But unfortunately, it’s a real life dilemma that many are grappling with.

Why Umutoni, is in love with chalk

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The first runner-up in the Educat – GT Bank Entrepreneurship Award 2014, Jessie Kalisa Umutoni is in love with chalk. She says it was through chalk that she managed to make it in life. She was raised in a family of teachers where chalk was a common item.

Today’s tourist demands more, we can’t afford to give less

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Over the past ten months, I have had a rare opportunity to explore China’s vast territory. By air, water, road and train, I have criss-crossed this Gargantuan Country and learnt a lot about the nation and its people.

Redefining healthcare priorities

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Ebola has had its share of popularity during the past months, with increasing mortality levels in West African countries which have landed a significant blow to their economic prospects, as it would any country.

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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All aspects of running a business, from taxes, access to loans to markets, and skills need to be checked to reduce the number of small businesses that collapse after they are launched if the youth are to be employed, the Minister for Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, said this week.

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Powering production, connecting households supporting economic growth

The recently concluded iPAD Conference on Energy and Infrastructure brought together a number of key players in the energy sector from around the world

Mining in Rwanda

The Rwanda Mining Association (RMA) is an employers’ professional organization in the mining sector that was created in March 2012 and got legal status in August 2012.

Polyclinique La Medicale : Transforming into a bigger facility with improved medical services

With over 20 years contribution towards the growth of the health sector through medical services delivery, Polyclinique la Medicale continues to effectively work together with other stakeholders including the Ministry of Health to promote the sector.

Rwanda Library Services Promoting reading culture for a knowledgeable society

It is now two years since the First Lady Jeannette Kagame launched Rwanda Library Services (RLS). This library came up as a combination of the National Library and Kigali Public Library—an initiative that was championed by the Rotary Club Kigali Virunga.

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What does Kinyarwanda change mean for education?

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Recently Rwanda Academy of Languages and Culture announced new changes to the Kinyarwanda language. And although the statement has attracted a lot of backlash from the public, the language experts have stood their ground.

ISSUE ON TABLE: Importance of washing hands

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This week The Education Times visited Facek and CSK Kanombe and discussed with the learners the importance of washing hands after using the toilet. We bring you their thoughts.

World Aids Day: How effective is PMTCT?

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A research article published last year titled “Prevention of mother-to-child (PMTCT) transmission of HIV: cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral regimens and feeding options in Rwanda” summarizes the progress the country has made in that direction.

More girls, women embrace modern family planning

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The number of women and girls using modern contraception in Rwanda and Burundi has increased significantly in the past one year, according to a new Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) report.