US based pharmaceutical sets up first subsidiary in Rwanda

L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, a global pharmaceutical company, announced Wednesday it is setting foot in Rwanda. The parent firm is located in the historic area of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, USA, with a mission to discover, develop and commercialise innovative and safe therapies for cancer.

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SMEs urged to embrace strong financial reporting systems

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Small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to embrace strong financial reporting systems to ensure proper accountability and data driven decision-making operations.

Opportunities abound for foreign investment in Africa's hospitality sector - PwC report

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The hospitality sector in Africa’s emerging markets looks set to profit from foreign investment and an influx of foreign travellers, a new report by global assurance, advisory and tax services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) indicates.

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Barcelona close to Coutinho, Dembele deals

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MADRID - Barcelona sporting manager Pep Segura has said the club are 'close' to signing Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund.

Dominant Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup

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MADRID - Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain's dominant force.

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The Ben to perform at 'Kwita Izina' Gala Dinner

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U.S-based Rwandan musician The Ben will perform at this year’s ‘Kwita Izina’ Gala Dinner on August 26 at the Kigali Convention Centre.

Patoranking to headline KigaliUp music festival

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Nigerian reggae-dancehall star Patoranking will be among the international acts to grace the stage at this year’s KigaliUp music festival.

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[VIDEO] Charles 'Bien-Aime' Kamana: Meet the man behind RPF graffiti posters

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Charles 'Bien-Aime' Kamana Kalisa is an eccentric man who is reluctant to wear the 'artist' label. When asked what he does for a living the 63-year-old responds: 'I’m just a businessman and sometimes I try music.'

Sentore on the state of traditional music in Rwanda

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Jules Sentore is a traditional composer and dancer. The 26 year old is one of the 21 grandchildren of the late Athanase Sentore, the tunesmith who was well known for his exceptional traditional music.

What it takes to serve as a female police officer

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They look immaculate in their uniform. On duty they are confident and carry themselves with an aura of confidence and professionalism even when handling the most complex situations. They command respect and diligently perform their roles in a field many regard a male domain.

The Counsellor's thoughts...

A good wife knows her husband well and cares more about the relationship than what her husband’s relative’s demand for, and that is her greatest source of protection.

How the Western media gets it wrong on Rwanda

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Africans have for long been subjected to the thinking that prosperity and stability can only be achieved through western prescriptions. Trying other approaches like Rwanda has done, means being labeled rebellious and inviting trouble.

Editorial: Assumption Day rains could be put to good use

The perennial mystery did not disappoint. It rained on Assumption Day, as it always does ever since the apparition of the Virgin Mary in Kibeho in 1981. It is wildly believed by Roman Catholics that the rain is a sign from heaven and, on that day, pilgrims from all over...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Foreign media who were expecting violence to erupt after the Kenyan 2017 elections ended up covering celebrations by the Kenyan athletics team which finished second in the IAAF World Championships in London, United Kingdom.

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I am proud to have taught President Kagame - Augustin Nyabutsitsi

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As a teacher, you’re the most important part of a young student’s life. Your love of learning can be infectious and inspiring to any student you teach. Remember how you nurture the courage in a pupil’s heart.

How students can make the best of the third term

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Students have resumed school for the third term following a three-week holiday. As expected, they are all eager to do their best to be able to ascend the ladder on their academic journey. But to achieve this, educationists believe that schools and students should be purposely guided to maximise the...

Lead your life with a sense of purpose

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“There are 5 things you need to know,” he told the pencil, “before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.”

Divine justice: The Stubborn Hunter

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Once upon a time, there was a forest. That forest contained many animals. There lived a hunter. He loved hunting rabbits, because he loved the rabbit meat.