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    [VIDEO] Kagame swears in today

    President Paul Kagame takes oath of office, Friday, officially marking the start of a new seven-year term. The ceremony is taking place at Amahoro National Stadium.

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    Nine Egyptian firms enter local housing market

    Nine Egyptian firms have established a presence in Rwanda with an aim to serve the construction and housing sector. The firms, under the umbrella, Rwanda-Egypt Trading Association, commenced operations yesterday after about four months of due...

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    Two suspended varsities allowed to re-open

    Students from two institutions of higher learning will be happy to learn that they can now proceed with their education after the regulator’s green light. The Higher Education Council (HEC) suspended up to ten universities– some...

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    Businesses urged to make the most of 2017 trade fair

    Local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are looking forward to tapping into the potential presented by the upcoming International Trade Fair. The two-week event is in its 20th edition, with organisers promising a better and bigger...

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    All set for Kagame's inauguration

    President-elect Paul Kagame will be sworn in on Friday for another seven-year term in office. The oath is part of the ceremony that officially marks the start of a new term for the President.

Inaugural address by President Kagame

Today is a day of renewal and gratitude. I would therefore like to begin by thanking those who have joined us here. The presence of so many brothers and sisters from around Africa, Heads of State and former Heads of State, honours our nation deeply and gives us strength. We...

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Nyagatare rice growers optimistic as Rwf100m farm machinery is delivered

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Rice growers in Nyagatare District are in a buoyant mood after receiving Rwf100 million worth of farm machinery, saying it will ease operations and boost production. Muvumba Perimetre Eight rice growers cooperative acquired the farm machinery (five tractors) using a loan from Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD).

Direct Pay Online Group acquires Virtual Card Services

kigali – Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) has today announced the acquisition of Virtual Card Services (VCS) South Africa. This marks the completion of DPO’s purchase of VCS Group, after acquisition of VCS Namibia and VCS Botswana earlier.

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Messi, rest of sports world condemn Barcelona attack

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BARCELONA - Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona left 13 people dead.

Level 1 tennis coaching course starts in Kigali

A total 60 participants are attending an ITF Coaching Beginner & Intermediate Players course (Level 1), the first for local trainers since 2005, which started on Wednesday and will run until August 26 at Amahoro Stadium.

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All set for President Kagame's victory concert

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Two weeks after President Paul Kagame was re-elected, Rwanda’s star artistes are set to perform at the Kigali Intsinzi Concert at Amahoro Stadium parkinglot today at 6pm.

Blankets and Wine seeks to connect Africa through music

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It will be food, drink, fashion and music as the first Blankets and Wine event comes to Kigali next week. Dubbed ‘Blankets and Wine Kigali’, the daylong event will take place on August 27 at the Golf Club in Nyarutarama.

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Kibeho: Why pilgrims trek to the small town for blessings

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In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, we set off on a journey to Kibeho, a small town in Nyaruguru in the Southern Province.

WORD HAS IT...

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Socialite Sandra Teta has made a name for herself for all the wrong reasons but for some reason, this girl continues to grace our tabloids and newspapers.

What it takes to serve as a female police officer

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They look immaculate in their uniform. On duty they are confident and carry themselves with an aura of confidence and professionalism even when handling the most complex situations. They command respect and diligently perform their roles in a field many regard a male domain.

The Counsellor's thoughts...

A good wife knows her husband well and cares more about the relationship than what her husband’s relative’s demand for, and that is her greatest source of protection.

'Liberal democracy' vs the Rwandan people, who won?

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The western media’s criticism around the 2017 presidential elections in Rwanda felt more passionate than ever before. They all had the same message: 'Rwanda, under Paul Kagame has achieved remarkable stability and progress, but Paul Kagame shouldn’t have continued because he is bad for democracy.'

Kagame won by 99% but will still share power: A peep into Rwanda's all-inclusive governance model

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Today is Inauguration Day in Rwanda. Paul Kagame will be sworn in for the fourth time as president after an election that only cemented his undisputed popularity among the people of Rwanda.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Foreign media who were expecting violence to erupt after the Kenyan 2017 elections ended up covering celebrations by the Kenyan athletics team which finished second in the IAAF World Championships in London, United Kingdom.

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HQ Power and Shapoorji Pallonji congratulate President Kagame

Our warm congratulations on your victory and our best wishes for your success as you prepare to take up again the responsibilities and challenges of your high office.

Rev Dr Rick Warren congratulates H.E Paul Kagame on his Inauguration

Rev Dr Rick and Kay Warren, the entire Saddleback Church Family and the Global Purpose Driven/PEACE Coalition congratulate H.E Paul Kagame on his inauguration.

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I am proud to have taught President Kagame - Augustin Nyabutsitsi

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As a teacher, you’re the most important part of a young student’s life. Your love of learning can be infectious and inspiring to any student you teach. Remember how you nurture the courage in a pupil’s heart.

How students can make the best of the third term

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Students have resumed school for the third term following a three-week holiday. As expected, they are all eager to do their best to be able to ascend the ladder on their academic journey. But to achieve this, educationists believe that schools and students should be purposely guided to maximise the...

Lead your life with a sense of purpose

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“There are 5 things you need to know,” he told the pencil, “before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.”

Divine justice: The Stubborn Hunter

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Once upon a time, there was a forest. That forest contained many animals. There lived a hunter. He loved hunting rabbits, because he loved the rabbit meat.