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Northern corridor states agree to expedite bilateral airspace agreements

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States along the northern corridor block have finally agreed to expedite the process of preparing and signing the Bilateral Airspace Service Agreements (BASA) to facilitate harmonisation of air space within the region.

More maize cooperatives to benefit from EAX credit scheme

More farmers under maize growing cooperatives are set to benefit from the warehouse receipt financing scheme, thanks to the East African Exchange (EAX).

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Bitok turns focus to All Africa Games

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National volleyball team head coach Paul Bitok has challenged his players to replicate the performance they displayed in their win against Kenya in Zone 5 championships on Monday, when they travel to Congo Brazzaville for the All Africa Games slated for 4-19 September.

No venue for Rwanda U-23, Somalia return leg tie

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Football Kenya Federation (FKF) has turned down Somalia’s request to host Rwanda U-23 at the Moi International sports centre at Kasarani, Nairobi in the return leg of the CAF U-23 qualifier set for May 9.

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Mani Martin, Riderman brought the house down in Rusizi

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Residents of Rusizi district in the Western Province were served a hot performance last Saturday, at Mani Martin’s Intashyo concert. The concert started off in the evening at Motel Rubavu and it attracted a big crowd.

Local artiste joins charity to support Genocide victims

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Local singer Victory Ngarambe, better known by his stage name Elion Victory, has joined hands with Amakuru Trust, a UK-based NGO charitable trust dedicated to alleviating poverty in Rwanda by supporting education, humanitarian and health projects.

Fascinated by nature: How snakes left permanent impression on future conservationist

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Although a proud owner of a Masters of Science in Conservation and Tourism from the University of Kent, in England, Davidson Mugisha is what you would call a self-made man.

An engineer who makes people laugh behind stage

Nice Budandi is the Operations Manager of Comedy Knights, the country’s pioneer stand-up comedy outfit. Humble and quiet, the 24-year-old engineering graduate has been part of the group since 2010. Moses Opobo had a chat with him.

Postnatal depression: When baby blues take a toll on new mothers

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It is the greatest day of every mother’s life. That moment when you hold your newborn for the first time. But with some mothers, the joy is short-lived as baby blues set in shortly after birth.

Makeup: The flawless look

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Women and makeup are like cats and milk; they have a very close relationship. Some take pleasure in trying out every trend that comes their way, while others simply enhance their look with the use of an eyelash curler and a dab of lip gloss.

Why Rwanda's concerns over Burundi crisis are legitimate

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The Government of Rwanda issued a statement on Monday in which it expressed serious concern” over the deteriorating political situation in neighboring Burundi.

EDITORIAL: Expropriations should be carried out in a timely manner

The Government has been in relentless pursuit of rebuilding the nation in the past two decades. In order to keep up with the momentum and the urgency to move forward, many infrastructure projects were drawn up.

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Insufficient liquidity and high risk of lending have been blamed for the high interest rates in the microfinance industry.

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World Press Freedom Day: Positive progress but not yet there!

As Rwanda joins the rest of the world to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day, the UN Resident Coordinator, Lamin Manneh, gives an insight into the state of press freedom and Rwanda and what more needs to be done for a vibrant media sector.

Bank of Kigali remembers genocide victims

Bank of Kigali’s Management and Staff on Saturday the 25th of April 2015 commemorated the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and remembered fifteen members of their staff that died during the genocide at Bank of Kigali Head Quarters.

Maternity insurance to improve mother, infant lives

Most mothers usually struggle to juggle between work and parenthood. When women get pregnant, they carry on with employment for most of the nine months with some carrying on until the very last moments of labour pangs.

BRD donates Rwf40m to Kirehe vulnerable and elderly survivors of 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

BRD staff visited Nyarubuye memorial site located in Eastern Province, Kirehe District in Nyarubuye Sector to pay respects to the Tutsi who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Mocks: Why you should treat them like final exams

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Between July and September every year, most candidates in primary, secondary and vocational schools across the country sit for mock examinations. Despite being done a few months to the final national examinations, there’s usually a tendency by many students to treat mocks as just any other exam.

How to encourage your child to read

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We all know purposeful reading is essential to academic achievement, as books are important sources of information and knowledge. However, we are increasingly becoming aware of the importance of leisurely reading: that is, not reading for a required task, but rather reading for the simple pleasure of the experience.

Numbness in the limbs may be an early symptom of a stroke

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Moses Gakuba, 44, a former local league basketballer, was once the real definition of the word ‘giant’, he was not only tall, but also physically well built.

Why your baby won't stop crying in the night

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Parenting a baby who’s always grumpy is a huge challenge for a new mother. It is natural for babies to cry once in a while, because that is how they communicate; but what would lead to a baby’s constant crying, even in the wee hours of the night?