Watamu's big five, dolphins and conservation efforts

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Travelling around East Africa exposes one to the warmth of the people in this region. In places where Swahili is the language of choice a departing guest will likely hear the phrase, “Karibu tena.” It is an initiation to return and pointer to how welcoming we are as a people.

Kenya overtakes South Africa as biggest investor in other African countries

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Nairobi -- Kenya overtook South Africa to become the biggest investor in other African countries in terms of the number of projects in 2015. Kenya invested in 36 projects last year in other parts of the continent against South Africa’s 33, a new study by financial consulting firm Ernst &...

Bourse weekly turnover drops by over 2%

There was a drop in both value and volumes traded at the bourse this week compared to last week, the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) daily report for Friday indicates.

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Rayon Sports' Kwizera named league Player of the Year

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Rayon Sports star Pierrot Kwizera was been named Rwanda’s Football Player of the Year at the inaugural Rwanda National Football League Awards held on Friday night at the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) gardens in Remera.

AS Kigali to boost squad ahead of 2016/17 season

National football league side AS Kigali have moved fast and first to sign goalkeeper Jean Claude Ndoli and strikers Bernabe Mubumbyi, Michel Ndahinduka-they all signed one-year contracts.

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Ange Uwamahoro; poet, actress, writer, singer, and dancer

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Just when you thought that this portfolio is already large and enviable enough for her, Ange Uwamahoro reveals that soon she will be breaking into the visual arts scene as well. “This is why I like to refer to myself as an artist, as I explore and express myself through...

Influx of TV stations; where is the local content?

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A few years ago, television lovers would sluggishly sit in front of their TV sets and with little or rather no choice, watch whichever program Rwanda Television, the only station then, had to air. The tide has since changed with the influx of many TV stations. TV 10 was the...

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Watamu's big five, dolphins and conservation efforts

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Travelling around East Africa exposes one to the warmth of the people in this region. In places where Swahili is the language of choice a departing guest will likely hear the phrase, “Karibu tena.” It is an initiation to return and pointer to how welcoming we are as a people.

Rwandan fashion industry should embrace plus size models, says Ruhinda

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Lucy Hope Ruhinda has been modelling for the last four years an experience she says has taught her a lot. Born to a Tanzanian father and Rwandan mother, the 25 year old was raised in Tanzania but chose to stay in Rwanda and pursue her education and a career in...

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Tubarerere Mu Muryango: Giving orphans a place to call home

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IN 2012, the government launched Tubarerere mu Muryango (TMM) campaign to fast track implementation of the strategy for National Child Care Reform.

Traditional music is the pride of Rwanda's culture - Nzayisenga

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38-year-old Sophie Nzayisenga has been playing the inanga musical instrument almost all her life, something she’s done out of a strong passion for her culture. The mother of four has travelled within and beyond to give the world a glimpse of what Rwanda’s culture is all about. She spoke to...

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Did you know that there is an EAC anthem?

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Technology on our phones has tried to solve so many life puzzles that these days it is the reference point for almost anything. You ask a friend what schizophrenia is and they will not accept that they don’t know. Instead, they will just say, Google it.

Memo to University of Rwanda's fresh graduates

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As the country’s Commander-in-Chief, it was great to see President Paul Kagame gracing Friday’s graduation ceremony of 8,500 students from the University of Rwanda’s six colleges; this particular group is Rwanda’s largest undeployed army. It urgently needs deployment.

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Over 8,500 students are today expected to graduate during the University of Rwanda (UR)’s third graduation ceremony.

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For a healthy, wealthy, productive population

From the medical insurance scheme, strengthening of health centers, building capacities of medical professionals, empowering community health workers, among other initiatives, the Ministry of health has continued to characterize the epitome of liberation of the people of Rwanda.

Investing in teenage girls is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing

Every teenage girl has the right to a safe and successful transition into adulthood and the right to embrace the opportunities that the future holds for her. UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is committed to promoting and protecting these rights and to supporting teenage girls to determine their own destinies.

Supporting market-oriented farming, improving farmers' incomes and welfare

Agriculture is current the second largest contributor to the Rwandan economy with share of 33% and growth of 5.8 % over last several years.

Robotics solutions Ltd. celebrates 11 years of operation in Rwanda

As the Robotics Solutions Ltd. celebrates its eleven years of operation in Rwanda, Kamal K. Dhawal, the Managing Director of Robotics Solutions urges company staff to remain confident.

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Book Review: 'The Rwanda Crisis - History of a Genocide, 1959-1994'

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On July 19, 1994, a new government led by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) was sworn in Kigali. This turn of events was preceded by the Genocide that left close to a million Tutsi dead.

Parents: Who are the best tutors?

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Twenty-eight-year-old Anne Mbabazi is a parent residing in Kimironko, Kigali. Her five-year-old daughter is in top class at a nearby school and only reunites with her mother later in the evening.

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HIV/AIDS: How to break the bad news

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There are two answers to expect when you take an HIV test -- negative or positive. The biggest challenge, however, is how to receive the bad news. That is what healthcare providers are supposed to help patients with.

Dealing with bedwetting in adults

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Bed-wetting, also known as sleep enuresis, is a fairly common condition in young children and is seen as a sign of an immature, developing bladder. However, when adults wet the bed it is not only a devastatingly embarrassing condition but also often an indication of an underlying illness or a...

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