[SPONSORED] GAIN's Innovation Acceleration model in food processing value chain to fight malnutrition in Rwanda

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Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy. In Sub - Saharan Africa where majority of the population depends on rain-fed...

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What will it take to improve Rwanda's trade imbalance?

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Rwanda’s trade balance has been deteriorating over the years due to the continued higher import bill compared to export receipts.

Understanding Basel norms in Rwandan banking sector

Strong Financial sector provides base for strong economy. Rwanda’s financial sector is dominated by Commercial Banks accounting for 66.6% of the total assets of the sector. The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) supervises banking sector through the risk based supervision framework for onsite/offsite surveillance. The supervisory tools used in supervising...

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FERWACY pledges 'best ever' continental championships

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Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) president Aimable Bayingana has said Rwanda is looking forward to stage a successful African cycling championship when the country hosts the 2018 edition.

Japan embassy pledges more support to Karate federation

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The Japanese ambassador in Rwanda, Takayuki Miyashita, has pledged that his country will continue supporting the local Karate Federation to help develop the sport in the country.

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What you missed at Mutzig Lite Barbecue

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Beer, meat, laughter, bubble soccer and other fun activities marked the first Mutzig Lite Barbecue event, held at the Kigali Golf Club, on Saturday.

Umutoniwase celebrates five years in fashion

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Joselyne Umutoniwase is celebrating five years of a dream come true. Ever since she was a little girl, she wanted to be a designer. She always wanted her own fashion brand but never thought it was possible.

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Pushing Rwandan music beyond borders

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At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with organizers:

Just like any institution, Jesus also gave us rules of engagement

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In every institution, there are rules that have been put in place by authorities to regulate workers and for the smooth running of activities. In a corporate world, rules are set up during agreementsto dictate engagements between parties.In the same way, God has given us rules for engagement.

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From rags to hope; the story of vulnerable women in Kinamba

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Ten years ago, a group of disadvantaged women in Kinamba, a locality in Kigali, came together for a common cause. The women were grappling with similar hardships such as gender-based violence.

Rusaro on what it takes to be a beauty queen

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29-year-old Carine Utamuliza Rusaro is famous for her numerous beauty pageant titles. The former Miss National University of Rwanda and Miss Tourism Queen International was also the first runner up of Miss Rwanda 2009, among others.

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Fake news, alternative facts: get used to them. Rwanda has and is alive and well

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The Trump era is guaranteed to keep us entertained. There is gaffe after another, daily fights, colourful tweets and demonstrations at home and abroad. It is so much fun, except, of course, that it also leaves the world in a very uncertain situation.

The threat of threats

PARIS – “Tell me what you fear and I will tell you what has happened to you,” the psychologist D.W. Winnicott wrote in the early twentieth century. It sounds straightforward, until one considers how much has happened – and how much there is to fear.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Insurance penetration rate in Rwanda stands at just about 2 per cent while cases of unpaid claims are becoming more and more frequent, according to officials.

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Ruhango District: How good governance is changing development landscape

Ruhango is one of the eight districts that make up Southern Province with the population of approximately 330,090 with 52.3% of them being women while 47.6 % are men.

Rwamagana District: Exploring and exploiting opportunities for development

Rwamagana is a district in Eastern Province, Rwanda. Its capital is Kigabiro city, which is also the provincial capital.

Rutsiro District leadership committed to transforming livelihoods

Rutsiro district in Western Province is inhabitted by 324,654 people with a quarter of its surface covered with water, mainly of Lake Kivu where it has 41 islands.

People-participation to spur Musanze district development

Musanze is Rwanda’s most mountainous district harbouring the largest part of the Volcanoes National Park with five of the eight volcanoes of the Virunga chain (Karisimbi, Bisoke, Sabyinyo, Gahinga and Muhabura) within the district boundaries.

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Sciences: Why lack of labs remains a stumbling block

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According to the 2016 A-Level examination results released by the Education ministry last week, the general pass rate was registered at 89.5 per cent, a 0.3 per cent improvement from the 2015 performance.

40 teen mothers get skills training in Musanze

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A total of 42 teen mothers last week completed a four-month intensive training in vocational skills. The teen mothers, all of them from Musanze District, Northern Province, acquired the training under the Miss Sharifa Umuhoza initiative.

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Pregnancy: Ultrasound scan vital for mothers

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Ultrasound scans for expectant women are done for various reasons, but the most common one is to find out the sex of the baby.

Vitiligo: A skin condition you shouldn’t ignore

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Having a skin with different color patches (vitiligo) is devastating and stressful as far as trying to eliminate them is concerned much as dermatologists say with the right medication, the condition can be cured.