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    Region in joint effort against tax fraud

    Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda say information sharing as well as deeper collaboration will be decisive in tackling tax fraud.

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    MoKash proprietors reassure clients of savings safety after system hitches

    Telecomservice provider MTN-Rwanda and Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) have had to move swiftly to allay growing public fears of potential loss of savings as their new mobile telephone-linked banking product, MoKash, struggles to cope with...

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    Rwanda to use mobile technology to boost health insurance subscription

    Subscription to community-based health insurance (CBHI) scheme, Mutuelle de Santé, is getting better as Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) introduces yet another avenue through which subscribers can pay their annual premiums through mobile stacking, officials have...

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    Parliamentarians review Rwanda, Morocco double taxation Bill

    Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and Security yesterday met with a team from Rwanda Revenue Authority and the Ministry of Finance to discuss the Bill concerning the agreement on tax avoidance signed between Rwanda...

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    Banking: Where are the boardroom women?

    By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released their financials for the year 2016. In addition to reporting their performance, the banks also disclosed the gender composition of their executive committees as required...

SPONSORED: RDRC activities empower ex-combatants to participate in national development

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The Rwanda Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) was established in 1997. The RDRC’s main goal has been to foster national unity and contribute towards regional peace in the great lakes of Africa through social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants; support children associated with armed groups, ex-female and physically challenged adult...

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Bralirwa remembers staff killed during Genocide

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Bralirwa has paid tribute to 32 staff who were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The company staff, agents and family members of the victims also visited Ntarama Memorial site in Bugesera District, where they laid wreaths on mass graves as they remembered and paid homage to their...

Tigo customers to enjoy free Facebook access

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Tigo Rwanda customers will now be able to access Facebook, a social networking site, for free after the firm unveiled a new data service, ‘Facebook Flex’.

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Rayon Sports assistant coach stands by suspended Masudi

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Rayon Sports assistant coach Maurice ‘Maso’ Nshimiyimana has refuted claims by club officials that head coach Djuma Masudi has been taking unilateral decisions, one of the reasons cited for his suspension.

Kenya’s Chatthe sets pace in ARC title race

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Kenyan driver, Jaspreet Chatthe is setting the pace in this year’s African Rally Championship (ARC) title race after the third round of the continental rally calendar. The soft-spoken 2015 ARC champion leads the standing with 30 points after he finished tenth in the South Africa’s Sasol Rally last weekend.

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Local models set for international fashion festival in Guinea

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Preparations are in high gear as Rwanda’s top models get ready for the forthcoming ‘Festival International De La Mode Guinéenne’ (FIMOG) Over eight models were selected to take part in the prestigious fashion show, which will take place in Guinea early next month.

Auddy Kelly takes a break from music

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Afro-pop and R&b singer Auddy Kelly has announced that he is taking a break from music. The 26-year-old took to his Facebook account on Tuesday to inform his fans about the development, but urged them to continue supporting him as well as the music industry. Fans were shocked to learn...

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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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Banking: Where are the boardroom women?

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By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released their financials for the year 2016. In addition to reporting their performance, the banks also disclosed the gender composition of their executive committees as required by Central Bank - the regulator.

Emerusenge on her career as a sign language translator

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As a child, Gisele Emerusenge experienced communication challenges with her friend with hearing impairment. This motivated her to learn sign language interpretation to effectively communicate with her friend and, contribute to the wellbeing of the deaf community.

Africa has vast agricultural potential – so why are we due to import $110b worth of food annually by 2025?

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The African continent has the potential to feed itself and even have surplus food to export to other parts of the world. But instead, the continent imports $35 billion worth of food and agricultural products every year, and if the current predictions hold, the import bill will rise to $110...

The redemption of the Church

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On March 20, 2017, Pope Francis recognised the Catholic Church’s role in the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, and said he hoped “this humble recognition of the failings of that period, which unfortunately, disfigured the face of the Church, may contribute to a purification of memory, and renewed trust”.

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Editorial cartoon

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Rwanda National Police is set to provide solar home systems to 3000 households in remote areas and 30 health centres in every district of the country in the coming month.

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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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New HEC boss speaks out on suspended universities

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In March, the Ministry of Education suspended operations of four universities and some courses in six other institutions over irregularities including inadequate staff and teaching facilities, leaving thousands of students stranded.

Cultivate your teaching with the course syllabus

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Have you ever had a student misunderstand an assignment, express surprise that you had considered attendance important, or want an explanation of how you grade after the final exam has been scored and the semester is over? If, like most teachers, you receive such remarks every semester, you already appreciate...

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.