Kwibuka21: NGOs forum pays tribute to Genocide victims

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As part of the twenty-first commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi, representatives of 50 international Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working in Rwanda, visited Ntarama memorial site in Bugesera District, to pay tribute to 5000 Genocide victims.

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MTN launches mobile money school fees payment service

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MTN Rwanda has partnered with 21 schools from across the country to enable parents pay school fees using the telecom’s mobile money platform.

Small business operators to acquire skills

The survival of any business largely depends on the managerial and entrepreneurship skills of the proprietor. With this in mind, local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs), and well as micro-finance sector, have lately been engaged in various training initiatives to sharpen their business skills.

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McKinstry summons Europe-based duo ahead of Somalia tie

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Amavubi head coach Johnny McKinstry has summoned two foreign-based Rwandan players ahead of preparations for the CAF U-23 qualifier against Somalia on April 25 in Kigali. The two are among the 24-man provisional squad.

Gicumbi look to keep in top four

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Gicumbi will be looking to consolidate their fourth position on the National Football League table when they face SC Kiyovu this afternoon at Mumena stadium.

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Urban Boyz thrill revelers in Nigeria, record collabo with Timaya

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The Urban Boyz received a standing ovation at the annual Gidi cultural festival in Lagos, Nigeria, last weekend. Although the group performed without group member Mohammed Nizzo who was not feeling well, they put up a thrilling performance and also managed to record a song with Nigerian music star Timaya.

Guma Guma artistes visit Murambi Memorial Site

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Artistes taking part in the Primus GumaGuma music competition (PGGSS 5) visited the Murambi Memorial Site on Wednesday as part of activities to mark the Genocide commemoration.

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Intermarriages: Crossing borders for love

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George Kinyera and Olive Uwamariya have been married for two years and seven months. Their life as a couple from different countries and cultures has been rosy and a typical story of … they lived happily ever after.

DEBATE: Flirting: Is it a form of cheating?

It is a channel for cheating If flirting is not cheating, then why don’t we share the flirty emails or text messages with our partners? A number of times, people in relationships always delete flirty messages or lock their phones so that their partners don’t go through them.

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Imbalanced hormones: When women feel more handsome than beautiful

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Cathy (not real name) has been struggling with excess body hair for as long as she can remember. In school, she says, people nicknamed her “zinjathropas” (hominid who lived about 1,500,000 years ago), something she swears she will never forget.

Why can't I keep any friends?

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Most of the friends I make tend to disappear within a short time. I don’t know why. Is it because I surround myself with people I do not share interests with?

EAC should pay attention to Burundi as elections loom

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Being East Africans, it will not be too much of a stretch to say that we are our "brother’s keeper"- that we must look out for each other. Even if it may not touch one personally, many of us in the region know somebody who is “doing something” in any...

EDITORIAL: Xenophobia could be the next big powder keg

It is tough times to be an African immigrant in South Africa at the moment. The gory images of charred bodies in the streets and machete welding gangs, conjures back images of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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Twelve people suspected of belonging to a group that vandalises and steals car parts and other electronics were this week arrested in a Police crackdown in Kigali.

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Skills Development Project: Accelerating vocational, technical skills training

Over 6000 youth have so far acquired skills from vocational schools funded by the Skills Development Fund (SDF), one of the three components of the Skills Development Project (SDP); an initiative being implemented by the Workforce Development Authority (WDA).

Ecobank remembers

Friday the 10th of April, 2015 Ecobank Rwanda joined the rest of Rwandans in commemorating the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi during a function that took place at Kigali Memorial Centre, Gisozi, where the management and staff donated Rwf 5 million and to vulnerable individuals.

World Vision; partnering to build a better world for children

World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and the communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice, began working in Rwanda in 1994 after the genocide against Tutsi.

Kwibuka21 Supplement

One hardly forgives a violent felony but, as Nelson Mandela put it, it always seems impossible until it is done.

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Does teachers' pay have any impact on quality of education?

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For over six years, Deus Kwitonda (not real name) taught English in various secondary schools. Because of his dedication and commitment to his job, Kwitonda had earned a lot of respect from his students, parents and fellow teachers.

TEACHERS PLATFORM: Importance of sports to a student

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The growing popularity of computer, video games and television makes the children very inactive in their lifestyles. The time spent in these things may be spent in some physical activities. Parents should be a role model for their children. If the parents are looking very active, the children are more...

Constant fatigue could be a sign of anaemia

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Donatile Uyisenga is a 33-year-old mother of two and lives in Kibagabaga, a Kigali suburb. In a period of three months she developed a cocktail of symptoms ranging from shortness of breath, a fast heartbeat, dizziness, weakness and a headache, among others.

Power your immune system with hot pepper

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Pepper is as hot and awesomely spicy as it looks. The vegetable is an excellent way of spicing up and adding flavour to dishes. Pepper comes in an array of beautiful colours and apart from being spicy, contains lots of health benefits.