Thai man kills baby on Facebook Live then takes own life

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A Thai man filmed himself killing his baby daughter on Facebook Live, before taking his own life, Thai police say. The 21-year-old hanged his daughter, and then himself, at a deserted hotel in Phuket on Monday, reportedly after an argument with his wife. Facebook sent condolences to the family for...

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New govt initiatives will attract more investors in affordable housing - RHA

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How can Rwanda deliver more affordable housing units and ensure low and middle-income earners acquire decent homes in the medium-term? This question becomes more pertinent particularly as the country’s urban population continues to grow rapidly while few houses are being delivered for this market segment.

How a Facebook post opened Habiyambere’s door into car dealership

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Many people, especially the youth, use social media platforms to communicate with family and friends. For the jobless, it is a space to spend time and interact at leisure. However, for 27-year-old Hassan Habiyambere, social media has become a marketplace, offering him a boundless opportunity to start a car selling...

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Rayon Sports suspend Masudi after elimination from CAF Confederation Cup

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Peace Cup holders Rayon Sports have dramatically suspended their head coach Djuma Masudi over inappropriate conduct, club officials have said.

APR short of strikers, says coach Mulisa

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APR head coach Jimmy Mulisa has admitted that his side face a real crisis in their striking line despite a hard-fought 2-0 win over SC Kiyovu on Sunday that brought back some glimmer of hope in their league title campaign.

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Kigali to host AMA Awards nomination gala

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Rwanda will for the first time host the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAAs) nomination gala at the Kigali Convention Centre on May 14. The theme for this year’s edition is ‘Unending African Stories’

Vaga Vybz looks to East African market with 'Hakuna Matata'

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2016 was a busy year for reggae-dancehall singer Vaga Vybz, real name Emmanuel Nyarwaya. He held a series of concerts in Nairobi, Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar, all in the month of December.

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Egalitarianism over chivalry

Once upon a time in every land far away, there is always a princess who is only described with one adjective; beautiful. The princess grows up with no other role apart from becoming a damsel in distress.

How to hide stolen money

Let me start by clearly stating that I don’t condone theft of any kind and in fact, I haven’t stolen anyone’s money.

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Why Umutoni and Mukahigiro quit their jobs for fashion

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Getting a job is not a walk in the park. In fact, some people graduate with top grades but take years to find employment. But this fear has not held back those with jobs from venturing out into the murky waters of self employment.

Meet Buhura, the kindergarten teacher advocating for eloquence in Kinyarwanda

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Shamira Buhura is a teacher and has been the school principal at Green Hills Nursery School for seven years. The wife and mother of four is also an advocate for Kinyarwanda, and uses various platforms to encourage young people, especially children, to speak their native language. Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa...

World Health Day 2017: It's time to talk about depression

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As we commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, it’s a time to look back at the tragic events of 23 years ago which caused so much anguish.

Need to keep quality even as varsities expand

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The last twenty years or so have seen a huge expansion in higher education across Africa. More universities, both public and private, and offering more courses, have been established. Student enrolment is at an all time high. This is certainly true in Rwanda.

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Rayon Sports head coach has admitted his side were victims of self-inflicted pressure as they sought to overturn a 2-0 deficit but instead ended up being knocked out of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup by Nigeria’s Rivers United following a goalless draw in the second leg on Saturday at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.

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Job Opportunities - Rwanda Forex Bureau Association

Rwanda Forex Bureau Association (RFBA) is seeking to recruit a qualified and competent ICT specialist and expert with proven track record to undertake : a functional review and analysis of the existing software being used by different forex bureaus...

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The IGC is seeking to hire two Country Economists for its office in Rwanda: 1) Country Economist, 2) Country Economist for Public Financial Management.

GAIN’s Innovation Acceleration model in food processing value chain to fight malnutrition in Rwanda

Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy.

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What students should look out for when choosing a university

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Having left high school last year, former Senior Six (S6) students are now preparing to join college this September.

Why schools should embrace Kinyarwanda as the language of instruction

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Stanley Baldwin, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister in 1924, while addressing the congress that same year, emphasised that the preservation of the individuality of the mother tongue is essential to every type of race and if the differences are smoothed out then the great gift is lost out. “Uniformity of...

Asthma: Why early diagnosis is vital

Globally, World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 235 million people suffer from asthma. It also indicates that asthma is not just a public health problem for high income countries, but it occurs in all countries regardless of the level of development.

The need to fight obesity in children

Obesity in children has been found to be the cause of health problems in the future if not watched closely. Experts say that almost 90 per cent of people living with type 2 diabetes are overweight or suffer from obesity.