Will new insurance policy help sector rebound?

Over the years, the insurance sector in the country has witnessed growth of players singing a song of promise, but without real impact, according to the National Bank of Rwanda. The penetration confirms this. According to the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR), it stands at about 2 per cent and...

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Tanzania demands study on impact of EU trade deal

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Tanzania wants a study conducted on the impact of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union on the East African Community, ahead of the Summit of Heads of State scheduled for next month.

Mozambique nets 1,634 foreign illegal miners

Mozambican authorities have arrested 3,220 people suspected of involvement in illegal mining in Cabo Delgado Province, local media said.

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Infantino pledges more support to FERWAFA

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FIFA will continue to support Rwanda in its plans to take the game of football to another level, FIFA President Gianni Infantino has said. Infantino made the remarks on Saturday after laying the foundation stone for the construction of a four-star FERWAFA hotel in Remera.

Rayon will bounce back, says Masudi

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Rayon Sports head coach Djuma Masudi has high hopes that his team will regain the top spot after drawing 2-2 against Police FC in a league match played on Saturday at Amahoro National Stadium.

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[VIDEO & PHOTOS]: Miss Rwanda 2017: How it all unfolded

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Elsa Iradukunda was crowned Miss Rwanda 2017 on Saturday night, edging out Guelda Shimwa and Linda Umutoniwase who became first and second runners-up respectively in what organisers would describe as the toughest contest of all recent pageants.

Kigali Jazz Junction returns with a bang

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Season Three of the Kigali Jazz Junction Friday evening opened in style, with ecstatic performances by Kenyan instrumentalist, Christine Kamau, Rwandan sensational vocalist Rosette Karimba and the Neptunez Band.

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Pushing Rwandan music beyond borders

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At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with organizers:

Just like any institution, Jesus also gave us rules of engagement

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In every institution, there are rules that have been put in place by authorities to regulate workers and for the smooth running of activities. In a corporate world, rules are set up during agreementsto dictate engagements between parties.In the same way, God has given us rules for engagement.

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From rags to hope; the story of vulnerable women in Kinamba

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Ten years ago, a group of disadvantaged women in Kinamba, a locality in Kigali, came together for a common cause. The women were grappling with similar hardships such as gender-based violence.

Rusaro on what it takes to be a beauty queen

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29-year-old Carine Utamuliza Rusaro is famous for her numerous beauty pageant titles. The former Miss National University of Rwanda and Miss Tourism Queen International was also the first runner up of Miss Rwanda 2009, among others.

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The cost of leadership

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I once heard the story of a woman who sat in an audience watching an expert pianist play. Afterwards, she went up and told the pianist that she would give anything to play like her.

The West ought to treat asylum seekers as the developing world does

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Following President Donald Trump’s Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”, that barred nationals from seven predominantly Muslim nations, namely Iraq, Iran, Libya, Syria, Somalia, Yemen, and Sudan, it has been echoed in Europe with respect to the treatment of refugees and asylum...

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Editorial Cartoon

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At least 60 agri-business projects initiated by youth across the country are set to get Rwf10 million each following an agreement signed between Business Development Fund (BDF) and Private Sector Federation (PSF).

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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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Sciences: Why lack of labs remains a stumbling block

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According to the 2016 A-Level examination results released by the Education ministry last week, the general pass rate was registered at 89.5 per cent, a 0.3 per cent improvement from the 2015 performance.

40 teen mothers get skills training in Musanze

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A total of 42 teen mothers last week completed a four-month intensive training in vocational skills. The teen mothers, all of them from Musanze District, Northern Province, acquired the training under the Miss Sharifa Umuhoza initiative.

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Pregnancy: Ultrasound scan vital for mothers

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Ultrasound scans for expectant women are done for various reasons, but the most common one is to find out the sex of the baby.

Vitiligo: A skin condition you shouldn’t ignore

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Having a skin with different color patches (vitiligo) is devastating and stressful as far as trying to eliminate them is concerned much as dermatologists say with the right medication, the condition can be cured.