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    PHOTOS: RPA's '600' honoured for bravery during Genocide

    Senator Tito Rutaremara has paid homage to the Rwanda Patriotic Army’s 600-strong 3rd battalion that boldly emerged from the Parliamentary Building in the heart of the capital Kigali in April 1994 under attack from genocidal forces...

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    Policies hurting Africa’s entrepreneurship – experts

    It is true that some African countries have tried to create enabling environments for businesses to thrive, but it is equally true that many countries on the continent have not designed policies that support entrepreneurs.

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    RRA devises new ways to up collection of land taxes

    Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) has launched a campaign that aims at encouraging taxpayers to voluntarily pay land lease fees before the December 31 deadline to avoid paying fines.

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    PHOTOS: New ministers pledge new momentum

    President Paul Kagame, on Wednesday, officiated at the swearing-in ceremony of the Minister for Education, Dr Eugene Mutimura, and Minister of Technology, Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa.

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    The untold story of female miners

    When her husband passed away, Laurence Mukamparirwa was left with six children and no job or skills for survival. Life came to a standstill as she pondered on how she would deal with a future that...

Police reassure security during festive season, as crime goes down by 5%

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) has reassured that security will continue to prevail in the country even during the forthcoming Christmas and New Year festivities. The force also appealed to the general public to enjoy in the usual peaceful manner not to disrupt beliefs and celebrations of other people.

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BNR rallies business community as cashless Rwanda campaign ends

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The central bank has concluded its cashless Rwanda campaign with a call on the business community to be ‘digital payment ambassadors for the country to achieve its cashless vision.

African business leaders root for infrastructure development to drive investments, growth

African business leaders have stressed the need for self-reliance and domestic resource mobilisation on the continent. This, they said, will attract new investments into Africa to boost economic growth and development, as well as job-creation, a statement by the organisers of the just-ended Africa 2017 Forum, indicates. The event was...

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Rayon eye win against Police to boost confidence

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Police FC will host Rayon Sports in their rescheduled Azam Rwanda Premier League fixture on Thursday at Kicukiro Stadium seeking to win and go second on the table standing, while victory for the defending champions will take them from 11th to 5thposition.

Champions League: Rayon drawn against Burundians, APR to face Seychelles side

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Rwandan league champions Rayon Sports have been drawn against Burundian champions Lydia Lydic Academic in the preliminary round of the 2018 CAF Champions League.

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Top artistes to headline New Year Countdown

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Nigerian Afro-pop songbird, Yemi Alade and Kenyan Afro-pop band, Sauti Sol will headline the New Year Countdown Concert that is slated for December 31, in Kigali. The highly billed concert, which will usher Rwandans and all concertgoers, into the New Year, will be staged at the Radisson Blu Hotel and...

Kayirebwa, Kidum set for Rwanda Konnect Gala

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The Rwandan Diaspora returning home for the festive season will be treated to exciting homecoming traditional music performances. This will be at “Rwanda Konnect Gala” which will be held on December 22 at the Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kigali.

KWEZI AND I...When we were hit by separation anxiety

A few days ago, I decided to take an impromptu ‘mommy time off” and packed up and left for Western Uganda’s Mbarara District. I was being hosted by a dear friend and all I was required to carry, besides my clothes and other essentials, was my determination to relax and...

Umuhoza on the inspiration behind her award winning medical research

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24-year-old Alice Umuhoza, a medical student at University of Rwanda (UR), was awarded for her study on 'clinical care perspectives and knowledge on women cancers burden at the grassroots generation of health practitioners: The hindered killers in women are less focused.'

The untold story of female miners

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When her husband passed away, Laurence Mukamparirwa was left with six children and no job or skills for survival. Life came to a standstill as she pondered on how she would deal with a future that looked very uncertain.

Another 217 years to close the economic gender gap

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A joke making the rounds in Rwanda a couple of years back went like this: (roughly translated from Kinyarwanda) “In Rwanda, a poor man’s address is a rich man’s: when you ask a poor man where he lives he will tell you to take him to General so and so’s...

Penal Code review: National values should be protected

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As the review of the Rwandan Penal Code continues, voices and debate continue especially on articles concerning defamation. Two contrasting views are on the table; either to criminalise or to decriminalise “defamation”.

Are operators doing enough to tap into domestic tourism?

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There is this saying that if you have visited a place once before, there is no need to go back. Ever asked a friend if they would like to plan a trip with you to Lake Kivu and the answer is “I have been there before what else is there...

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Incidences of bribery decreased slightly from 24.4 per cent last year to 23.9 per cent this year, Rwanda Bribery Index 2017 report shows. At least 2,385 respondents took part in the survey.

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Building Learning Foundations Program – Tender and Procurement Process

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools.

Grand Legacy Hotel cheers patrons at Christmas Tree Lighting cocktail party

For the third time, Grand Legacy Hotel held a jovial Christmas tree lighting cocktail party for guests and associates as a way of reckoning the good partnership throughout the year which led to the successful service delivery to their clients

Building Learning Foundations Program – Tender and Procurement Process

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools. The BLF is being implemented across all thirty Districts and will benefit 2,494 schools and 24,940 English and Mathematics teachers. The Programme is being managed by a consortium of three internationally recognised leaders in the education sector, i.e. the Education Development Trust, the British Council and VSO.

Tender Notice: The British Council

The British Council is delivering a project for the Government of Rwanda to improve the teaching and learning of English to lower primary school pupils.

How newspapers can play key role in education

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Media plays a vital role when it comes to informing the public on what’s happening around the world, which is as well helpful to students who need to be updated on the current issues surrounding them.

What makes Rwanda’s development journey enviable

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Most people worldwide back in the day knew Rwanda as the country that experienced the terrible 1994 genocide against the Tutsi. But today, they not only know it as an African country that has not only recovered from its scars caused by the Genocide, but also one that has made...

Children share research findings on literacy programme

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In a conference room, last week children won the admiration of hundreds of people while presenting a report on findings of a research they did about the impact of the Literacy Boost, a programme being implemented by Save the Children Rwanda in Gicumbi district.

The moral lesson

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Have you ever asked yourself the value attached to the stories that you read everyday, or the books you have read and what you remember about them as the moral lesson. Here are some of the common stories me and some of my colleagues we have read and what we...