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    Rwandan envoy presents credentials in Singapore

    The newly appointed High Commissioner of Rwanda to the Republic of Singapore, Guillaume Kavaruganda this Thursday, presented his letter of credence to the President of Singapore, Tony Tan Keng Yam.

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    BNR faults speculators for weakening Franc

    The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) says the country is not short of US dollars and that the current fast-depreciation rate of the Rwandan Franc to the US dollar has been caused by market speculators who...

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    Burundian refugees begin to repatriate amid new arrivals

    Burundian refugees in Rwanda stood at 68,191 as of Tuesday, a day when 108 more arrived, despite reports indicating that some unregistered refugees are returning home.

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    Green Party Supreme Court arguments marred by inconsistencies

    A petition hearing filed by the Democratic Green Party before the Supreme Court seeking to stop ongoing constulations over public demand to amend the Constitution took a new twist, yesterday, when state attorneys accused the petitioner...

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    New partnership to develop pool of IT professionals

    The pool of information technology experts in the country is likely to grow in coming days following a tripartite agreement between Rwanda Development Board, Rwanda Online Platform Limited (ROPL) and CrimsonLogic, a Singaporean e-Government solutions provider,...

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Tigo unveils new slogan

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Tigo Rwanda has unveiled a new brand slogan as it moves to re-position itself in the market and provide more innovative products that add value to clients’ lives, Tongai Maramba, the firm’s chief executive officer, has said.

Hi-tech cooking gas cylinders hit market

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A new liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) dealership has opened shop in Kigali. Safe Gas has also introduced enhanced and safer packaging material for LPG, which prevent explosions in case of fire accidents, according to Liban Mugabo, the chief executive officer.

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Ugandan drivers to settle score at Mt Gorilla rally

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Ugandan drivers Desh Kananura and Jon Consta will prove who the better driver is when the Mt Gorilla rally gets underway tomorrow in Nyamata.

Buhake wary of Mali in Men’s U-16 Afrobasket

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Rwanda's U-16 boys’ national team head coach Albert Buhake has warned that Mali will be the team to beat at the FIBA Africa U-16 boys’ basketball championship set to get underway today through to August 8 in Bamako, Mali.

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Music has shaped my life - Knowless

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Just like the two sides of a coin that aren’t seen at the same time, Jeanne d’Arc Ingabire Butera, better known by her stage name Knowless, stunned family and friends when she unveiled her singing side in 2011.

Street art: How murals are changing lives

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Bonfils Ngabonziza is one of Rwanda’s most talented young contemporary artists. After finishing high school, he realised that his true passion lay in the arts and decided to teach himself to become a painter first, then a muralist.

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Century Park unveils plush Chillax Lounge

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Lounge culture is fast picking up in Kigali, and it’s all about plush sofa-style seating, premium drinks and venues.

Buying property online is the new way to go, says Rushayidi

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Alain Rushayidi is the senior account manager at Lamudi, a web-based portal that links buyers and sellers in the real estate market. The company operates in 32 countries across the globe, 22 of which are in Africa, Rwanda inclusive.

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Building a fashion brand is better than making quick money - Umutoniwase

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Joselyn Umutoniwase quit film editing and directing to start her own fashion house; Rwanda Clothing. She holds a degree in IT and employs her three sisters. She talked to The New Times’ Donah Mbabazi on what it’s like to build a brand.

Plus size women can pull off any trend

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Is being a plus size lady, a good excuse to wear oversize clothes? Fashion designers and modern stylists say not all. Instead, fashion enthusiasts discourage plus size women from wearing baggy clothes pointing out that these clothes only worsen the situation by making them come out as more oversize than...

What are you doing to counter Genocide denial?

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By now, it should be quite clear to everyone that the seemingly endless attempts to contradict the true events of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi are in full gear and only likely to continue.

Green Party's term limits case: The glaring loopholes in the 'amicus curiae' brief

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Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Rwanda flatly spurned a submission by the Centre for Human Rights represented by Kevin Gatete to act as a ‘friend of the court’ (known as amicus curiae) in support of an earlier petition filed by the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda against the constitutional amendment...

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APR FC were undone by careless mistakes as they were humiliated 4-0 by Sudanese debutants Al Khartoum in the quarter-final of the 2015 CECAFA Kagame Cup on Tuesday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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University of Rwanda: College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Academic Year 2014-2015

The College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine(CAVM) is one of the 6 colleges of the University of Rwanda (UR) created in 2013 by the law n° 38 of 23/09/2013.

UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA: Over 1,000 graduate from College of Sciences and Technology

The University of Rwanda - College of Science and Technology (CST) is committed to advancing Rwanda’s development by graduating highly skilled people for the country’s economy and by providing scientific and technological assistance and services to all sections of the community.

BPN towards sound entrepreneurship in Rwanda

As is custom in our country, one of my nieces used to help us out in our household. She was taking care of our little son and was in charge of some of the household chores. This helped me a lot. She was a very honest, loving and sincere person.

UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA: Over 2400 graduate from University of Rwanda - College of Education

The University of Rwanda-College of Education (UR-CE) is one of the six colleges of the University of Rwanda, cre-ated after the merger of all public higher learning institutions in Rwanda in 2013.

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Akilah Institute for Women changes into private college

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The Akilah Institute for Women (Akilah), situated in Kibagabaga-Kigali, started in 2010 as a non-profit organisation offering a market relevant diploma course in Hospitality Management.

When graduation evokes joy and tears

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This week, University of Rwanda will graduate over 8,000 students and since Monday when the week-long ceremonies began, Kigali pubs, restaurants and hotels have been a beehive of parties. It has been a time for families to reunite and celebrate their children’s achievement after a long and thorny journey. But...

Head and Neck Cancer Day: Why you need early screening

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Today as Rwanda joins the rest of the world to mark the International Head and Neck Cancer Day, medics are still grappling with a bulk of stumbling blocks to provide a single cure for the disease. For that matter, growing fear among patients and caretakers has yielded several myths about...

You can gain weight with a healthy diet

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Certain circumstances make people lose weight, it could be for medical reasons for example after losing weight to sickness or one can look for weight increase for purposes of competing favourably in physical sport.