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    [PHOTOS]: Archbishop of Canterbury declares Gahini regional heritage centre

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Reverand Justin Welby, has described Gahini Hill in Kayonza District as the “most beautiful place and the birthplace of the Anglican Church in the Great Lakes Region.”

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    GBV: Prosecutor calls for tougher punishment

    The Penal Code, in its current form, provides for lenient punishment to offenders of gender-based violence (GBV), and this could be the reason the vice has remained a challenge, according to the Prosecutor-General, Jean Bosco Mutangana.

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    Govt mulls HIV self-testing kit

    The Ministry of Health is planning to introduce an HIV self-testing (HIVST) service to supplement existing testing services such as health facility-based or mobile voluntary testing and counselling.

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    Indian VP’s visit to shore up ties, start-up linkages

    The Vice-President of India, Shri M Hamid Ansari, arrived in the country yesterday on a three-day visit that will see him interact with high-level officials, students, and take part in a business forum.

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    What you need to know about palliative care

    A stroll at an infirmary can leave even the strongest of souls in agony. The sight of patients lying on their sickbeds with unspeakable pain is so touching.

Startups awarded in inaugural financial technology competition

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Three local startups have scooped a total of $6,000 (about Rwf5 million) at the inaugural ‘DataHacks4Fi competition’, which took place in Kigali on Friday. The three winners are; Hellojob that emerged the first and walked away with a $2,500; UPlus, the first runner-up that scooped $2,000; and Mvent, which emerged...

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New UN scheme to empower women entrepreneurs launched

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The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has launched a new initiative to support and empower rural women across the country. The organisation last week launched the second phase of Rural Women Economic Empowerment (RWEE) project to help accelerate economic empowerment for women.

New coffee washing station to boost production

Coffee farmers in Kayonza District, Eastern Province could soon increase production thanks to the new state of the art coffee washing station.

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Areruya wins 3rd medal at continental championships

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Rwanda’s fast rising biker Joseph Areruya yet again did what he does best to claim a third bronze medal at the 2017 African Continental Championships that concluded yesterday in Luxor, Egypt.

[PHOTOS]: Rayon Sports ease to first round of CAF Confed Cup

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Rayon Sports have cruised to the first round of 2017 CAF Confederation Cup after beating South Sudan’s Al Wau Salaam 2-0 in the return leg of the preliminary round on Sunday at Kigali’s Amahoro National Stadium.

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[PHOTOS]: 'Timeless Kitenge’ takes centre stage at African print themed dinner

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The Kitenge is a renowned colourful African print fabric that’s common in many African countries, especially in Central and West Africa. While fashion trends come and go, the Kitenge continues to evolve with times. It is against this background that a Kitenge dress code dinner was organised to recognise the...

Knowless on her music career and raising a family

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She has captured people’s hearts with her music talent, her beauty and warm personality. Knowless Butera, real names, Jeanne Ingabire Butera is one of the music artists that has lingered on the music and celebrity scene for some time.

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Vaga Vybz: From a 'Vagabond' to dancehall maestro

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Reggae-Dancehall Vaga Style” is how Vaga Vybz describes his music. After experimenting with virtually all musical genres in his formative years, the singer eventually settled for a fusion of Reggae and Dancehall.

MC Ange on her career journey and raising a family

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25-year-old Ange K Umulisa, is a former TV host and emcee, who has worked for several government and public companies. She is also wife to musician DJ Pius and together they have a two year old son. She had a chat with Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa on her career journey...

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Showbiz: Why it’s not a bed of roses for female celebrities

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In Rwanda, showbiz life is not as sparkling as what we watch on E entertainment and other international platforms. However, our female local celebrities seem to be enjoying the good life and many young girls look up to them.

How Ujeneza is turning disposable bottles into a profitable business

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39-year-old Germaine Ujeneza is a popular artisan in the Northern Province because of her tremendous skills in using disposable bottles to make curtains, plastic flowers and other decorations. Out of this hand work, she has managed to pay for her husband’s tuition at university for four years and, will soon...

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Why cyber espionage is a real threat to global order

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Barely a week ago, I chanced upon a programme on Al Jazeera which was held under then title “a threat of cyberwarfare”. The discussants mainly underscored the exponential increase of cyber/data espionage, as one of the tools used in actual warfare.

EDITORIAL: Education institutions must align with national devt strategies

The State Minister in charge of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Thursdaycalled on TVET institutions to partake in finding solutions to the country’s energy deficit by producing graduates with the requisite skills to help address the current shortage.

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Efforts to fight corruption in the country should be reinforced by enacting more laws that discourage the vice and shunning negative solidarity among corrupt leaders, a consultative meeting organised by Parliament heard on Friday.

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Heroes Day: Heroism is making choices that fit us

Established in 2009, The Chancellery for Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour (CHENO) officially started operations in 2014.

RWANDA NATIONAL POLICE: 2016 REVIEW

Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.

YARA Rwanda takes high quality fertilizer distribution services closer to farmers

YARA Rwanda on Tuesday 20th/12/2016, in Huye district, launched its first massive upcountry fertilizer distribution program in a bid to bring services closer to farmers in Gisagara, Huye, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, Rusizi and Nyanza districts.

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TVET schools urged to prioritise energy sector

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools have been challenged to ensure they produce graduates who are capable of providing innovative solutions to the country’s socio-economic challenges, including energy gaps.

A-Level star performers narrate their success stories

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Hard work, sleepless nights, faith, support from teachers and parents are some of the factors some of the star performers in the recently released Advanced Level examinations cited for their success.

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Food that will keep your heart healthy

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The food we eat matters a lot when it comes to keeping our hearts healthy. Dwelling on the right diet reduces the risk of one developing heart diseases and stroke. Watching out what you eat on a daily basis significantly aids in lowering the cholesterol level, controlling blood pressure and...

Beyond practice: Surviving cancer

The current widespread knowledge of cancer is admirable. At least, it has shifted from the general assumption that cancer is not necessarily a death sentence, but rather, and that for many conditions, one can get cured completely and be well, for life.

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