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    Who will end the FDLR  menace?

    With only five weeks to the January 2 UN Security Council deadline for the DR Congo-based FDLR militia to disarm or face military action, there is virtually nothing to suggest that the group largely blamed...

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    National Ebola response unit beefed up

    Rwanda has an efficient and rapid response system in place to fight Ebola in case of any outbreak, health minister, Dr Agnes Binagwaho, said yesterday.

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    World Bank releases damning report on climate change

    The extent of climate change resulting from human activities has gone beyond a point of ‘no return’ and the abnormalities, according to a new World Bank report released today.

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    Herbal soap maker wins Rwf6m in Educat-GT Bank competition

    Céphas Nshimyumuremyi of Ngororero District on Friday scooped the Rwf6 million prize in the Educat-GT Bank Entrepreneurship Award.

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More men opt for vasectomy for family planning

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Vincent Karangwa, 40, is a father of five. The resident of Bwisyhura Sector, Karongi District in Western Province realised 10 years ago that he was risking bringing into the world children he may not be able to support.

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Sponsored Content: Prime Life Insurance started operations in 2010 and has provided affordable insurance products for both personal and group policies.

Mombasa cargo volumes grow 8.3% in first 10 months of 2014 October

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Nairobi – Cargo volumes at the Mombasa port grew by 8.3 per cent in the last 10 months, surpassing volumes handled at the port in a similar period last year.

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Defining moment for Ndayisenga as 2014 Tour du Rwanda climaxes

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A nation prays and waits anxiously. For five years foreigners have dominated the country’s premier cycling competition, which is also one of the best on the continent.

No perfect start for Mfutila as Kiyovu hold Rayon Sports

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NEWLY appointed Rayon Sports head coach Andy Magloire Mfutila did not get a dream debut result after his side was held to a 2-2 draw by Kiyovu Sport in the National Football League yesterday at the Amahoro National Stadium.

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Music is expensive for us beginners, says young artiste

By the age of five, Consolée Ruhimbaza was already a singer – being a member of a children church choir. In January this year, her childhood dream came true when she recorded her first single – Komeza Ukine (Keep Playing) and performed for the first time at a concert. She...

Kaami Arts to launch kid’s festival today

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TODAY all roads lead to St. Joseph School grounds in Kicukiro for the launch of Kaami Arts inaugural children’s dance and drama festival starting at 9a.m.

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Remera pastry chef giving street children a lifeline

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TALLY BAKERY CAFE in Remera-Giporoso, may be popular for its coffee and pastry at budget prices, but not many patrons may know the captivating story of how it came into existence.

Cordero’s love started in Filipino kitchen, shifted to Rwandan restaurant

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Melanie and Enrico Cordero first met in 2004 at the Luk-Yuen Restaurant in Makati, a city in their native Philippines. Enrico had found employment at the eatery earlier in 1991, while aged only 16, after his father suffered paralysis, forcing the young man to fend for himself and a younger...

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Death of a spouse: How soon is too soon to find love again?

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After the death of her husband, Noellia Mukankuranga grappled with overwhelming distress of never again seeing the man she shared her life with for over 20 years.

A young widow’s tale of sadness, despair and perseverance

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Jeanine Mukabacondo is a high spirited woman, full of joy and hope, but every now and then, she is haunted by the tragedy that befell her recently. She talks about her late husband with a smile, though some memories are so hard to talk about without holding back tears.

Opposition lacks menu for voters

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A RECENT epistle by a London based commentator claimed that opposition politicians in Rwanda are being gagged ahead of the next election; well that’s a snake-oil aver, the fact is, no one here is being gagged; the opposition simply has no menu to propose to voters thus their silence.

Teenagers and unsafe sex

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I RECEIVED a young boy of about 17 years whose only problem was that he was not able to do, “sex”. I tried to tell him that he was quiet young for such sort of problems and should not bother about it. But he did not seem to be convinced.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Squabbles continue to dog East African Community’s legislative arm with members again failing to hold plenary sittings in the ongoing session in Nairobi, Kenya.

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EAC integration permeates into people’s businesses and cultural bonding

The laboring engine of the heavy commercial truck slows down as it nears the borderline of Gatuna,Rwanda’s border post with Uganda, but continues to exude a dull explosive sound. It joins other trucks in the queue. It is joined by others.

Celebrating the UN at 69

The large room had several strategically placed round, high, white-clothed tables with pretty flowers on top. It was a typical setting for a cocktail.

Isange One Stop Center: Ejecting GBV from our communities through holistic, multi-sectoral approaches

Gender based violence (GBV) remains a widespread occurrence that spans centuries, that in the past it was almost expected and accepted. Its seriousness, effects and how communities respond and work towards its elimination varies from country to country.

UN Day 2014

Rwanda is currently experiencing one of the fastest periods of growth and socioeconomic progress in its history, largely due to its strong and innovative government leadership and support from development partners, such as the United Nations (UN).

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Special Needs education: More schools, jobs needed

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Ejide Imanizabaho has been handicapped since he was born. Until early this year, the 18-year-old teenager had been saved the ‘burden’ of school by his family because of his physical challenges. And much as his caretakers claim they did this out of sympathy, they did not know how much they...

Holiday youth camps are helpful to our children

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One way through which we can help our children to acquire social skills is by allowing them to participate in holiday youth camps that are always conducted by certain organisations with youth related programmes.

Is talking to yourself in public normal?

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Suave was the word to describe him. Sporting a plaid grey jacket atop black corduroy trousers, he looked the bill of civility, but there was something amiss about this stranger as he gesticulated wildly and spoke audibly enough.

Weaning your baby the right way

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Life is art in its entirety. From the way we dress to how our gait down to eating, all is, but not as much as raising a child, for it is here that parents give their all. And when it comes to weaning a child, you wouldn’t want to fail...