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    Rwanda, Algeria strengthen bilateral ties

    President Paul Kagame yesterday met with his Algerian counterpart Abdelaziz Bouteflika for a bilateral meeting where the two leaders committed to strengthening ties, including in the areas of investment.

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    How safe are East African citizens in South Africa?

    East African governments and their diplomatic missions are closely monitoring the ongoing xenophobic violence in South Africa, with some preparing evacuation procedures should the attacks get out of hand.

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    Calls for child protection in armed conflicts

    THERE IS NEED to protect children in armed conflicts to ensure effective implementation of existing policies and legal framework on child protection.

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    Traffic Police looks to further professionalise driving tests

    The Traffic Policeis looking into ways to further make driving tests as comprehensive and more professional as possible to minimise and prevent road accidents, the Commissioner for Traffic and Road Safety, George Rumanzi, has said.

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    Kwizera sets sights on modern piggery abattoir

    You might not stand the sight of these creatures. The stench from their ‘living area’ could also be unbearable at times, making them top on the list of “have nots” for many a farmer. But for...

VIDEO: Meet the young Rwandan behind the WALK TO REMEMBER

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Marc Gwamaka, 27, is the brain behind the Walk to Remember, an annual event that begun in 2009 in remembrance of the over one million lives lost in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The Walk has attracted people from all walks of life, including international heavyweights and Rwandans both...

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Kwizera sets sights on modern piggery abattoir

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You might not stand the sight of these creatures. The stench from their ‘living area’ could also be unbearable at times, making them top on the list of “have nots” for many a farmer. But for Anita Kwizera, these creatures are like gold.

Regional insurer gives local importers lifeline

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The long-running row between local clearing agents and importers against shipping lines at Mombasa over container deposit fees could soon end after a regional insurer agreed to provide them guarantees.

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McKinstry happy with diversity in U-23 side

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April 25 Rwanda vs Somalia Amavubi Stars head coach Johnny McKinstry, who also doubles as coach for the U-23 team is happy with the diversity in the youth squad currently training twice a day ahead of the CAF U-23 qualifier against Somalia set for April 25 at the Amahoro stadium.

AS Kigali title chances are slim - Nshimiyimana

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Wednesday Gicumbi vs APR Rayon Sports vs Sunrise Marines vs Etincelles AS Kigali saw their hopes of winning a first league title in the club’s history dealt a major blow after losing 1-0 against Rayon Sports on Sunday at Muhanga stadium, according to head coach Eric Nshimiyimana.

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Meet Kwizera, a teen who paints about the plight of women

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Tresor Kwizera’s abstract paintings have one thing in common, a lady clad in brightly coloured dress, with her baby strapped to her back as she does household chores.

Rolling Rwanda's cultural wheels through modeling

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BEING a professional model doesn’t only make you a celebrity. It can also earn you a good pay cheque. Christian Murinda, a Photographer/Designer is on a mission to make this dream a reality for many.

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Pacifique Bonheur: Guiding a path through Rwanda's dark history

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His second name 'Bonheur' means 'happiness' in French. But for Pacifique Bonheur, happiness is an ideal that only existed in name for most of his life.

Lamudi's Nigerian connection

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Wunmi Osholake is the country manager for Lamudi, an online real estate platform that connects real estate agents, developers, and individual owners. The company operates in 32 countries across the globe, 22 of which are in Africa, writes Moses Opobo.

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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?

Dear South Africans, killing immigrants does not create jobs

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In South Africa violence against immigrants from other African countries has become a disturbingly regular occurrence. Last week South Africans were at it again.

Strategic partnerships; the way forward for managing fires

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I received with excitement the news of new investment in fire protection cover in Rwanda. I know the acquisition of four fire fighting trucks by the Rwanda National Police means a lot to the fire fighting fraternity, but even more to Rwanda’s economic development and safer working environment.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda Education Board (REB) embarked on a comprehensive review of the current pre-primary, primary and secondary school curriculum early last year, to emphasise skills development.

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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...

Why you need to go for cancer screening regardless of age

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A few days ago, Rosemary Nankabirwa, a former news anchor with a Ugandan television station, passed on after a long battle with adrenocortical carcinoma cancer. The death of the 37-year-old hurt many because she was young, but also demystified the myth that cancer is a disease for the old people.

How do you keep leftovers?

From beans to chicken, a lot of leftover food always finds its way either into people’s stomachs the next day or the dustbin. But how should one treat surplus food if they have plans of consuming it?