Rwanda marks International museums day

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Rwanda will Friday mark the International day of Museums, with a call for increased domestic tourism-specifically paying more attention on the significance of museums on the socio-economic transformation of the country, officials have said.

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Rwanda has attractive packages for floriculture sector investors - NAEB

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Rwanda has intensified efforts to diversify exports and investments in the country by showcasing opportunities in its floriculture sector at a roundtable attended by potential investors and operators in Nairobi, Kenya, yesterday.

Institutional investors dominate govt’s 7-year Rwf10bn TB issue

The government’s seven-year Rwf10 billion infrastructure bond has been oversubscribed by 103.03 per cent, with investors from non-financial institutions taking the lion’s share, a central bank statement indicates.

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Marines face Kiyovu in relegation survival clash

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Marines FC head coach Abdul Karim Nduhirabandi has said it will be a “do or die” in the league relegation battle as his team host fellow strugglers SC Kiyovu on Friday afternoon at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu.

Gakwaya seeks to win first Rwanda Mt. Gorilla title

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After winning the opening race of the National Rally Championship (Sprint Rally), Jean Claude Gakwaya has set his sights on the 2017 Rwanda Mountain Gorilla Rally scheduled for September 8-10.

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Sagini on what to expect at the Kigali Jazz Junction

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Cece Sagini, real name Cecilia Sagini, will be performing in Kigali for the first time at the Kigali Jazz Junction this weekend. The artiste said she is excited and looking forward to her performance. She also looks forward to dancing and interacting with her audience, and creating new relationships through...

WORD HAS IT...

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Bruce Melody heads to Coke Studio Africa* Anita Pendo is expecting a baby boy* The Ben returns for Sheebah collabo* Miss Africa Continent cancelled* Eddy Kenzo ventures into new business

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Has the gospel music industry come of age?

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IT has produced hits that rule the airwaves. In secular night clubs, it is common to dance to a gospel hit. Gospel music concerts are some of the most attended events.

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Genocide: Child born out of rape, mother recollect the painful journey to healing

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We arrived at her home located in Kimironko, a Kigali suburb, around 2pm on Wednesday, last week. Due to the delicate nature of the assignment, we were in company of a counsellor from a local organisation called Survivors Fund (SURF).

Musanabera on her 8-year battle with fistula

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She smiles and clears her voice to talk to me. Her facial expression exudes happiness and a sense of relief. And why wouldn’t she be happy? For a year now, it has been bliss because the fistula she suffered from for eight years was finally treated.

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The Rwandan community abroad in the fight against genocide ideology

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The month of April has been, internationally, designated as Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month each year. It is in April 1994 that a genocidal government in Rwanda started to execute a plan to exterminate a group of its population; the Tutsi.

What is your vision for success?

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In this article, my intention is to stimulate your interest in going below the surface to answer some uncomfortable questions. To start us off, what is your vision for success? Everyone desires to be successful but are you clear on what you want to achieve as a person, company, a...

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Editorial cartoon

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A group calling itself Rwanda Football Coalition for Change has launched a campaign to bring about ‘fundamental changes’ in the administration of Rwandan football.

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‘Nkuwikorera’ Enhancing Service Delivery to Fast-track national transformation

The service sector currently contributes 48% to national development which compares significantly against other sectors.The Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2) has set citizens satisfaction towards quality of services rendered to them at 85 % by 2018.However, the service delivery still lags behind all government indicators according to the Rwanda Governance Scoreboard 2016, scoring 72.93%.

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Martyrs SS commemorate Genocide

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Martyrs Secondary School community last Saturday held activities to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. At the event, students were urged to shun evils of hatred and genocide ideology that characterised the pre-1994 education sector.

Use high-order thinking questions to promote learning in higher institutions

Using questions to teach is an age-old practice and has been a cornerstone of education for centuries. The concern, however, is on whether today’s teacher use the questions tactfully to realize their instructional goals.

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NCDs: Answer lies in early screening, prevention

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Last week, a Health Week was launched in Gahengeri Sector, Rwamagana District, with the aim of looking at different ways to help the community access healthcare services better.

Overcoming sudden drop in blood pressure on standing up

Also known as orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension medically (hypotension means low blood pressure), it is a sudden drop in blood pressure that happens when a person stands up. This drop in blood pressure can make you feel dizzy or lightheaded.