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    PHOTOS: Govt secures funding for central sewerage system

    Kigali is finally set to have a central sewerage system following an agreement between the Government and two multi-national lenders to finance the much awaited project.

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    PM reassures on battle against child malnutrition

    The newly established National Early Childhood Development Programme will help fast-track implementation of anti-mulnutrition measures in the country, the Prime Minister has said.

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    Senators call for change of family planning strategy

    Members of the Senatorial Standing Committe on Social Affairs have called for revision of the approach in delivery of family planning services in the country in order to increase its uptake.

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    32 Nyagatare teachers forced to resign

    More than 30 education officials in Nyagatare District in Eastern Province have resigned since the beginning of February 2018. District authorities said the teachers failed to meet expectations and some head teachers were accused of mismanagement...

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    Discipline: How to break your child’s bad habits

    Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of...

CAF Champions league: Tchabalala fires Rayon into next round

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Forward Shaban ‘Tchabalala’ Hussein scored the lone goal as Rayon Sports claimed a hard fought 1-0 away victory against Lydia Ludic Académic of Burundi in the preliminary round return leg of the 2018 CAF Champions League.

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BRD and I&M Bank secure Rwf25bn to finance SMEs

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Development Bank of Rwanda and I&M Bank have secured €24 million (about Rwf25 billion from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support Rwanda’s small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs). The two banks signed the loan agreement with EIB for funding in Kigali yesterday. According to the deal, BRD got €15 million loan and...

Tax body, civil society join hands to fight illicit financial flows

Civil society organisations have joined the campaign to end illegal financial flows in the country and Africa in general. The “Stop the Bleeding” campaign seeks to end illicit financial flows by multinationals, which are draining Rwanda’s economy and that of the continent, and is being supported by the tax body,...

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CAF Champions league: Tchabalala fires Rayon into next round

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Forward Shaban ‘Tchabalala’ Hussein scored the lone goal as Rayon Sports claimed a hard fought 1-0 away victory against Lydia Ludic Académic of Burundi in the preliminary round return leg of the 2018 CAF Champions League.

Rayon face Lydia Ludic in CAF return leg today

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Rayon Sports head coach, Olivier Karekezi, will be seeking to take his team to the first round of the CAF Champions league when they take on Lydia Ludic Burundi Académic in the preliminary round return leg of the 2018 CAF Champions league at Prince Louis Rwagasore in Bujumbura, today.

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Charly and Nina part ways with manager Muyoboke

After five eventful years under the management of Decent Entertainment, local music duo Charly and Nina are walking away, probably to try it on their own.

All set for Choma Fest

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Meat lovers are in for a treat this Saturday as Beirut Sky Pool in Kibagabaga hosts the Choma Fest. The event will kicks off at 1pm and the best of meat, ranging from goat, beef, pork, fish to chicken will be served in form of local and international cuisines. Revellers...

An American’s love story with the ‘land of a thousand hills’

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He has visited Rwanda 25 times in the last decade, 23 of them in the past five years. This year alone, he plans to visit Rwanda five more times, having been here once already.

Award winning Jazz artiste Somi on her career and musical plans

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Somi, real name Laura Kabasomi Kakoma, is the 2018 NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Jazz Album. The Rwandan US- based jazz artiste and songwriter recently held an exclusive jazz performance in Kigali with her band as part of her East African tour.

Mothers on nurturing vulnerable children under SOS Children’s Villages

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At the start of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Marie Theogene Muteteli was a newlywed basking in marital bliss. However, this joy was short-lived. Her husband was killed in the first days leaving her a young widow.

Davos 2018: Gender parity is about men and women, not women alone

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The Davos 2018 World Economic Forum was, for most gender sensitive persons, a great meeting that for the first time focused on women empowerment; and rightfully so. The Global Gender Gap Report 2017 revealed that although there had been economic progress during this decade, the year 2017 had shown a...

Black Panther: Africans can project no limits to their potential

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My friend who’d bought a ticket to go see Black Panther was told by her sneaky 12 year old that the film was about a comic superhero. She gave him the ticket instead. She should have gone to see the film with her son, I said to her, just to...

Editorial: Streamlining education sector needs clear headedness

It has been reported that more than 30 teachers have resigned in Nyagatare District since the beginning of this month. That itself would not be of significant value as the district has close to 400 schools. It is the way the “resignations” were carried out.

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A presidential order determining new pension and occupational hazards benefits, which officials said could be published in the official gazette in a couple of days, offers varied increases to various categories of retirees, with the highest increase (150 per cent) going to the retirees who earn the least, between Rwf5,200 and Rwf10,000 a month.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Discipline: How to break your child’s bad habits

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Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of other people? Is he being labelled as ‘aggressive’ or ‘notorious’ at school?

School Enterprise Challenge shaping young entrepreneurs

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Clarisse Nzafashwanimana, is a Senor 5 student at Groupe Scolaire Masaka. She is doing Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). She combines her studies with making knitted baby clothing (sweaters, caps and socks). She says the idea came when her school joined the School Enterprise Challenge.

Talent: Mpeta wants to become a top gospel artiste

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Hearing his high soft soprano from a distance, you do not want him to stop singing but rather feel compelled to pull closer to listen more to the rhythmic melodies seeping out of his young voice.

The Ant and the Grasshopper

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One summer’s day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest.