Public transport providers worry new insurance prices threaten their business

Providers of public transport services worry that new motor insurance prices are too high for meeting their costs of providing the services and have urged the government to consider working with insurance companies to reduce the new premiums.

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Amavubi coach turns attention to Libya clash

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Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey says there is no time to celebrate the win over Equatorial Guinea at the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN) Morocco on Friday night.

Areruya on brink of Amissa Bongo victory

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Team Rwanda rider and Tour du Rwanda reigning champion Joseph Areruya is on the verge of making history going into Sunday’s final stage at the ongoing La Tropicale Amissa Bongo cycling race in Gabon.

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Ingabire on using the pen to empower women

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At 21, she is an artist, actress, singer and poetess. Paola Ingabire is also an author and recently released her first book “More Powerful than we think,’ a book that talks about gender issues concerning women and young girls.

KNC to launch 4th album

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Musician cum media entrepreneur and entertainer, Charles Kakooza Nkuriza aka KNC is planning the launch of his 4th studio album- Heart Desire.

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MC Tino on music, love and his stint in Primus Guma Guma show

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MC Tino, real names Martin Kasirye made a name in the entertainment industry as an MC, artiste, comedian and a radio Presenter. The entertainment bit of him began manifesting in him as a primary school kid while in Uganda, where he was born and raised.

Allan Karemera on storytelling through photography

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Bob Allan Karemera is a social worker and a photographer, a practice he has passionately done as a part time job. He has also told stories through his photography on Medium.com.

How a housemaid inspired Ruzibuka to win Queen’s Award

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As a child, 27-year-old Priscilla Ruzibuka looked up to the housemaid at their family home. Not that being a housemaid was a big achievement, but the love, passion and optimism that the maid exuded was what Ruzibuka admired.

Karengera on how she became a global makeup artist

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Laura Isimbi Karengera describes makeup as “an art form like any other”. “It’s very competitive but very rewarding. Some do wear makeup just because they love it and some because they need it to feel more comfortable in their skin. It can be therapeutic for some too. It’s an expression...

The SGR train will get here, but we should be ready

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The media served us with cool photos and stories of Rwandan President, Paul Kagame meeting with his Tanzanian counterpart John Pombe Magufuli. I particularly loved the photo that graced The New Times showing both presidents smiling and facing in the same direction.

Time to disrupt old-style education system

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In one classroom at Lycee de Kigali, 40 kids split in groups were laying final touches to their respective robot projects designed to offer solutions to boost the efficiency of Rwandan farmers. Outside the classroom, other kids were reporting for the 1st-term of the 2018 academic year.

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Editorial cartoon

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Many parents are bearing the weight of school fees as schools reopen.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Exam results: How best to deal with poor grades

The Primary Leaving Examination and O-Level results released last week indicated that, generally, most candidates performed well. And is the practice, people tend to encourage, praise and give all manner of tribute to the star performers.

350 refugee students receive vocational training

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Last Friday, 350 Congolese refugee students in Rwanda completed a six-week vocational training in permaculture, plumbing, electrical installation and hair dressing at Gitwe Adventist School, Ruhango District in Southern Province.

Talent: 11-year-old Upadhyay on her passion for music

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Divyanshi Upadhyay is a primary six pupil of Excella School in Kimironko, Gasabo District who has made a name for herself thanks to her passion for music. The 11-year-old started writing songs from the age of five.

Riddles to boost creative thinking

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Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn’t go down a chimney up? A. An umbrella.