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    Amb. Ngarambe presents credentials to Pope Francis

    Dr. Francois-Xavier Ngarambe formally presented his credentials to the Pope on Friday as Rwanda's Ambassador to the Holy See, resident in Geneva.

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    IPRC: Nurturing young talent

    The need for technical and vocational skills is ever-present, touching almost every part of our lives, communities and homes. Yet most schools lag far behind when it comes to integrating vocational skills into classroom learning.

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    Minagri calls for expertise in agrochemical business

    The Ministry of Agriculture (Minagri) has urged dealers in agrochemicals to act professionally so as to boost output in a sector that employs about 80 percent of the population.

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    Kagame: No apologies for standing up for our rights

    The Twelfth National Dialogue (Umushyikirano) concluded yesterday with a resolve to work harder and smarter and to sustain policies and actions that helped Rwanda recover from the devastation of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

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    Former refugees urge colleagues to repatriate

    A group of visiting Rwandan refugees has cited prolonged clearance procedures by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHRC) among the factors undermining repatriation efforts.

UN Security Council extends ICTR judges' mandate

A December 18 UN Security Council resolution has extended the term of office of permanent judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) who sit in the Appeals Chamber to enable them conclude cases they are handling and those that may be brought before then soon.

Local developers get boost as Airtel launches apps store

Local content developers have a great opportunity to market their innovations (applications) following the launch of Airtel app store on Wednesday.

Urwego secures Rwf1b loan from BRD to fund SMEs

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Urwego Opportunity Bank has secured a Rwf1 billion short-term loan from Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) to finance small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs).

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Amavubi ready to sting as they face Burundi test

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Rwanda renews its rivalry with Burundi this afternoon in a friendly game at the Kigali regional stadium as the hosts set sight on their first win under the stewardship of head coach Stephen Constantine.

Sibomana keen on Gor Mahia move

Rayon Sport left back Abouba Sibomana has confirmed that Kenyan side Gor Mahia is interested in him and that he has agreed personal terms with the club.

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Art embraces beauty at Zenora Wellness Centre

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Moroccan artist Abdelilah Bensassi has teamed up with art collector and beauty therapist Judith Meloni to open an art gallery and a spa in Kimihurura, Kigali.

CLA to stage Christmas play

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Christian Life Assembly (CLA) in Nyarutarama is the place to be this festive season and get closer to God as the church unveils a new play titled, Open Door, on December 23 and 24 at its premises in Kigali. Directed by Collins Odhiambo and Truman Andere, the play is in...

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Watch out what you wear

Fashion is a popular trend or style. It entails clothes, shoes, make up and jewelry, and has been in existence since times immemorial. But with the advancement in technology, people have much more exposure to the new fashion trends. Those who are interested get the information about the latest design...

It's eleven years for bus driver Tumwijukye on Kigali-Kampala route

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For many people, the festive season is null and void if they don't leave their urban comforts and head to the countryside or ancestral homes. This annual exodus also includes those who travel from Kigali to Kampala and other parts of Uganda. Others travel from parts of Uganda to come...

The women of 2014

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As 2014 comes to an end, some women have risen to the forefront by shredding stereotypes and having influence in various fields such as policy making, culture, activism and technology among others.

What would you give mum for Christmas?

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Christmas is fast approaching, and with that comes the need to spoil our loved ones with gifts. Donah Mbabazi asked a few ladies what their ideal gift for a mum would be and why.

Time for EALA and Kenyan politicians to turn a new page

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As Christmas draws nearer many are in a haste to clear their desks and switch to the holiday mood. The annual exodus many urban dwellers embark on so they can spend the festive days in their ancestral homes has already begun and in some places transport prices have been hiked...

Celebrating Cuban resilience

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On January 1, 1959 a man named Richard Bissell became chief of the clandestine service unit in the CIA, that same day; Fidel Castro became President of Cuba. Bissell and his mates took a long hard look at Castro but couldn't quite know what to make of him.

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Religious leaders in the country, under the umbrella Rwanda Interfaith Council for Health (RICH), have joined the fight against malnutrition in children.

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Millennium Villages Project: Building models for attaining MDGs

The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) empowers communities to lift themselves out of extreme poverty by simultaneously addressing the inter-connected challenges of hunger, malnutrition, disease, lack of access to healthcare, infrastructure.

Human Rights Day: Every day is a human rights day

Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the world’s Human Rights Day. The national celebrations in Rwanda took place in Bugesera District, Nyamata town.

Human Rights 365: Conversation with the UN Resident Coordinator

Today the whole world commemorates 66 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What is the significance of this document? Mr Lamin Manneh: In 1948, in a world that was still coping with the tragic aftermath of World War 2 and the holocaust, when a wind of change was silently starting to blow in the old colonized world, our predecessors proved us that times of great sorrow and great fears can result in a new future and new hope for mankind.

Restoring mental health, dignity and building a productive population

As the genocide was brought to a stop, there was a need to restore mental health of individuals that had witnessed so much, in so short a time and with far reaching psychological effects. Both the perpetrators and the victims were affected.

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Internship: The stepping stone to your dream career

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Job adverts usually annoy university students or fresh graduates. Reason? Because they ask for work experience which they usually don’t have. Out of frustration, some students have joked that a university that offers ‘experience degrees’ be set up to cater for the growing number of inexperienced graduates in Rwanda and...

Edinburgh’s award coming to Rwanda

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I was very excited three weeks ago when I learnt that the Secretary General of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award for Young People, John May and the Africa Regional Director, Edwin Kimani were coming to Rwanda to meet with the Minister for Education and the one for Youth and...

When demand of festive fuss takes its toll on you

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Feeling down during the festive holidays can be tough, especially when one feels a little bit out of contact with the world yet everyone is beaming with holiday spirits, and it's only you feeling wretched and exhausted.

Pump your health with pumpkins

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Did you know that the orange colour of a ripe pumpkin is a result of the high concentration of beta carotene, a vitamin A precursor? This main safe dietary source of vitamin A is indispensable when it comes to vision, normal growth, development and functioning of the immune system.