2017 Elections: What agriculture policies do the candidates offer?

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The country has entered the third week of the presidential campaigns and the three candidates have been traversing the country pitching their manifestos to the electorate, ahead of the presidential elections slated for August 3 and 4.

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Innovation, customer care drive our services, says Airtel's Abindabizemu

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Airtel Rwanda was the third telecom firm to launch services in the country over five year ago. The telecom has contributed significantly to Rwanda’s drive aimed at increasing access to mobile telephone services, including mobile Internet.

Cashless economy push boosted as new e-payment platform is launched

plans to achieve a cashless economy and financial inclusion in Rwanda could be boosted further, thanks to the launch of a new electronic payment system.

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Mueller double helps Bayern see off Chelsea in Singapore

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SINGAPORE - Bayern Munich playmaker Thomas Mueller scored two sublime goals as they capitalised on a fast start to edge Chelsea 3-2 in the opening match of the International Champions Cup Singapore friendly tournament on Tuesday.

Rwanda jump to 4th place in new UCI Africa ranking

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Rwanda has moved from the sixth to fourth place in the latest International Cycling Union ( UCI) Africa ranking. It is a historic achievement for the national men’s cycling team (Team Rwanda) after many years of hard work.

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Dusingizimana on life as a cricket world record holder

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Eric Dusingizimana is the National cricket team captain who last year etched into history by setting the world record for batting in the net. The 30 year old civil engineer plays for Right Guards Cricket Club and has been playing cricket since 2006, a game that he acknowledges is increasingly...

Don’t push it!

I’m a woman and so I feel bad for the Saudi woman who was arrested for simply wearing a short skirt. Like I always say, in 2017, no one should get arrested for dressing how they want when we have terrorists and other vile criminals roaming the streets.

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Elections: Who will win the women's vote?

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At least 3,718,502 women are expected to vote in the forthcoming presidential polls due on August 4. This number will account for 54% of the 6,888,592 people registered to vote.

Employers should put workers at the heart of their strategies - Umunyana

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Denise Umunyana saw an opportunity and went right for it; with enough experience and willpower, she ventured into a fairly untapped field, human resource.

Tread cautiously, critics; Rwanda is a whiff of many surprises

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Pray, why is everybody (self not excluded!) fretting over this flood of criticism from the Western organisations, hurled at the behest of their governments, of course? Haven’t we always been with them, especially when we have had an important engagement going?

YouthConnekt: Rebranding Africa

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The grim portrayal of Africa in mainstream media, particularly Western media, is one of the most damaging remnants of colonialism. Beyond the sinister necessity to incite pity at best and disdain at worst, the negative depiction of Africa harms the continent and contributes to its susceptibility to external disruption.

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Editorial Cartoon

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This year’s National Harvest Day (Umuganura), which normally falls on August 4, has been postponed to a later date since this is when Rwandans will be going to the polls to elect the next president.

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Twenty three years of transforming Rwanda’s aviation industry

For the last twenty three years, Rwanda’s pragmatic and visionary leadership has sustained a secure and generally conducive fiscal atmosphere to enable a vibrant national economy and the vivid growth of social cohesion and development of the citizenry.

Bad grades: How best should parents give feedback?

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Students will soon be breaking off for holidays, and as the tradition, each will be given a report card indicating how they have performed. Also in these report cards will be remarks on the child’s general conduct at school.

Reduce the pressure on teachers to promote efficiency

To say that the teaching profession is demanding is quite an understatement. In any one teaching day, you not only teach overcrowded classes, but must also manage behavior, plan lessons, separate fights, assess learning, counsel students, write reports, mark books, do lunch duty, tidy classrooms, create resources, deal with bureaucracy,...

Why it's important to be truthful

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Truthfulness is the greatest and most important of all human virtues. Truthfulness means to speak the truth habitually. A truthful man will never tell a lie. He always says what he means. He acts as he says.

Activities that will make children's holiday tick

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There are a number of activities children engage in every holiday. Some of those activities include playing different games and sports, visiting different recreational centres and amusement parks, as well as visiting libraries to read books and use computers, among others.

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