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    Devt is not a miracle but a result of hard work, says Kagame

    What Rwandans have achieved for their development so far proves that they are able to achieve more if they continue working together, President Paul Kagame said yesterday while meeting residents of Karama Sector in Nyarugenge District,...

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    RDB introduces Conservation Awards at Kwita Izina

    The annual Kwita Izina ceremony that is scheduled to take place on 5th Sept will mark the launch of Conservation awards that will recognise efforts by individuals who work tirelessly to preserve and conserve national parks.

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    How TradeMark East Africa set regional procurement record

    What’s a trillion dollars? It’s a thousand billion and in writing, it is one, followed by 12 zeros; by rough estimates, a trillion dollars can fill five large master bedrooms, stacked in $100 bills of $10,000...

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    University of Rwanda in drive to improve global rankings

    University of Rwanda (UR) is set to increase research publications and get more PhD lecturers so as to raise the university’s global rankings, according the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs and Research, Professor Nelson...

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    Shyaka defies challenges to chase his dreams

    Emmanuel Shyaka is a true definition of the popular saying that ‘Disability is not inability’. Although he lost his father at a very young age and later suffered another setback when he became deaf, that didn’t...

Public urged to be vigilant against cyber attacks

Last year, a Nigerian national, Seheed Olalejan Adebay’o entered Rwanda and connected with one John Ruzige Gasana, a Rwandan; the two registered a travel and tour agency called Miriensol Holdings Limited.

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Bralirwa gets Rwf18b loan from IFC for expansion, support maize farmers

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Brasserie et Limonaderies du Rwanda (Bralirwa) has secured a $25 million (about Rwf18 billion) loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for expansion and to increase sourcing of maize from local farmers, according to Jonathan Hall, the beverages firm managing director.

Innovative students bag Rwf8m at AIP Awards

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Four students from University of Rwanda have scooped Rwf8 million in cash prizes at this year’s African Innovation Prize (AIP) business plan competition awards.

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Sunrise coach Mulisa aims to stun favourites Police

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Sunrise FC go into today’s Agaciro Development Fund Cup final against Police FC at Amahoro National Stadium as underdogs but head coach Jimmy Mulisa believes his youthful side can stun the favourites and win the trophy.

Ntagengwa, Ndamukunda eye All Africa Games glory

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Rwanda’s Beach volleyball kings Flavien Ndamukunda and Olivier Ntagengwa are plotting for more honors at the All Africa Beach Volleyball tournament - the Games are slated for September 4-19 in Congo-Brazzaville.

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It's the Age of Love in Karekezi solo exhibition

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Willy Karekezi’s ongoing solo exhibition at Uburanga Arts Gallery in Kimihurura is a clear testimony of how artists can creatively use colour to convey different messages that affect the society.

Dj Cuppy wants to inspire young African women

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DJ Cuppy might be the first female DJ to do a tour of Africa and that is just one of many milestones for someone in a domain that is mostly reserved for the daring; whether male or female. The daughter to Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola, DJ Cuppy real name Florence...

Shyaka defies challenges to chase his dreams

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Emmanuel Shyaka is a true definition of the popular saying that ‘Disability is not inability’. Although he lost his father at a very young age and later suffered another setback when he became deaf, that didn’t put him down and he is now aspiring to be the Vice Chairperson for...

Cultural operators tipped on financial sustainability

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What comes to mind whenever a big music or arts festival comes to Kigali? Well, to festival-goers, it is the sheer prospect of a day, or weekend of good, clean fun provided either free or at a small fee.

HeForShe Campaign: How men are engaging in the journey towards gender equality

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When world leaders converged for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this year, an idea to engage key decision makers of governments, corporations, and universities around the world to drive change from the top was tabled.

I attribute my good health to my active life – Mukakimenyi

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Espérance Mukakimenyi, 55, is a woman for all seasons; she is a mother, a wife and a coach of three different sports disciplines; football, volleyball and rugby.

Our flags fly highest when held by our sports heroes

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Technological advancements have turned the world into a global village. Countries all over the world are always in competition at different levels. It is like a teenager coming of age and always aware that other people are noticing them each time they step out of the homestead.

A cheerful death announcement

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We East Africans have plenty to learn from our Kenyan brothers and sisters, including, as I discovered early this week while in Nairobi for an assignment, how to write a cheerful death announcement, one that leaves a wry smile and not a tear in a reader’s eye.

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Editorial Cartoon

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A recent decision by the Ministry of Education to allow students to use mobile phones while at school has been met with skepticism , with parents and teachers alike questioning the rationale behind the move.

East African Tea Investments: Employment Opportunity (Quality Assurance Officer)

The company’s principle areas of operations are tea processing and management of tea plantations in its catchment areas. The company is seeking to recruit a Quality Assurance Officer for immediate recruitment.

East African Tea Investments: Employment Opportunity (Tea Maker and Plant Technician)

A tea company operating in Rwanda with a small core team, is seeking to recruit Two (2) Tea Makers and one (1) Factory Chief Maintenance officer for immediate placement to facilitate oversight of and improvements in its factory operational activities.

HeForShe Campaign: Enabling girls and women to achieve their full potential

HeforShe is a global movement spearheaded by UN Women to engage men and boys to participate in eradicating social and cultural barriers that hinder women and girls from achieving their full potential. Different from what was in the past, today, it has been generally accepted that realizing sustainable gender equality requires a comprehensive strategy where men and women are part of the call for equality of all.

Expo 2015: awarding best innovations and excellence

The 18th Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF 2015) which took place at Gikondo expo ground in Kigali ended on Wednesday 12th August with a colourful award giving ceremony where best exhibitors were recognised.

Should schools turn away students over tuition fees?

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Last week, the streets were bustling with different shades of uniform as students reported back to school for the third and last term of the academic year. However, as some students were arriving, others were heading back home. “We had to send them back home,” says one school administrator who...

Week in Education

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Last week, 27 US Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn-in during a ceremony held at the residence of the U.S ambassador to Rwanda. These made a pledge to serve alongside the people of Rwanda to bring about positive changes in public health, education, among other sectors.

Dr Pande talks about her work as a physician in rural Rwanda

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For 10 years, Dr Rachna Pande has made Rwanda her home. Working as the Head of Department, Internal Medicine in Ruhengeri hospital, she is part of a team that provides care for sick people in the area. Having moved to Rwanda to join her husband who was working in Rwanda,...

Misuse of antibiotics could lead to death, doctors warn

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Of late, it has become almost fashionable to swallow septrin, erythromycin, tetracycline, ampiclox, fragyl and other antibiotics whenever one gets a headache, abdominal pains and fever, among other conditions, without consulting the doctor.