Man stabs father in domestic fight

A 27-year-old man has been arrested in connection with assaulting his father by stabbing him in the head. The incident occurred last week in Mugote Cell, Ngoma Sector in Rulindo District. Residents intervened in the fight and alerted the Police

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New 'tap and pay' card to ease electronic payments

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Are you one of those people who love shopping? Well your shopping experience will be made even more enjoyable by the new ‘tap and pay’ electronic payment system, where you can use electronic cards to pay for goods and services by tapping on point of sale (POS) devices.

Young innovators and entrepreneurs win awards

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It was a night of celebrations and awards fused with food, drink and entertainment as young Rwandan innovators and entrepreneurs converged for an innovation gala at The Office co-working space in Kiyovu on Friday night.

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Mbungo's case for greatness as he guides Police to first trophy

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Many a Rwandan football fan have recently described out Andre Cassa Mbungo as a great coach but with not much individual success to point to, something that almost undermined their argument.

Police FC win 2015 Peace Cup trophy

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Eric Ngendahimana’s lone strike in the 85th minute was enough to see Police FC win this year’s Peace Cup title after seeing off Rayon Sports 1-0 on Saturday night in front of a fully packed Amahoro Stadium in Kigali.

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Uganda's Radio and Weasel thrill revelers at Kwibohora21 concert

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Uganda’s musical dynamic duo of Radio and Weasel joined Rwandans in celebrating 21 years of Liberation (Kwibohora21) with live performances in Kigali and Musanze over the weekend.

Battle lines drawn as PGGSS5 enters live performance stage

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Artistes participating in Primus Guma Guma Superstar, (PGGSS5) will start live show performances tomorrow. With only six weeks remaining to the grand finale, judges and organisers on Thursday held a press conference at Bralirwa offices in Kicukiro to highlight how the live performance stage will be conducted.

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Urwagwa, a local brew that has stood the test of time

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Honking cars, hooting motorists, and the endless flow of busy-looking pedestrians marching to unnamed destinations. It is the sound of Kinamba, an area in Rubavu, northern Rwanda, which is always on the move and forever changing.

Boss Kanimba: Making a living as a bouncer

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As a bouncer, Boss Kanimba’s first call of duty came in December 2010, when he was hired as a freelance bouncer at an international music concert at the Amahoro Stadium in Kigali

Hyperactive children: How to look out for the red flag

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They say parenting is as crazy as circumnavigating the world without a map but the journey is always worth it. Raising a child who is more than active, more than energetic and persistent is more than tiring.

My dream for Rwanda keeps me going - Mavubi

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Patricie Uwase Mavubi recently returned home to work on national transportation issues at the invitation of the Office of the President of Rwanda. She is a graduate from University of California, Berkeley with a Master of Science in Civil Engineering. She is currently setting up a Mentorship programme that will...

21 years later, the legacy of the Liberation struggle lives on

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As Rwanda commemorates the 21st Liberation Day, achievements gained thus far can, to a significant extent, be attributed to the struggle that prepared the ground.

Change with Stability: Term limits don’t impact on country’s devt, leaders do (Part III)

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The change-with-stability debate has drawn some reactions and, of course, not surprisingly, from the wrong quarters; most if not all based outside the country. The characters question the authenticity and intention and some of the arguments are not only irrelevant but also out of context.

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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Eric Ngendahimana’s lone strike in the 85th minute was enough to see Police FC win this year’s Peace Cup title after seeing off Rayon Sports 1-0 on Saturday night in front of a fully packed Amahoro Stadium in Kigali. The win handed Police their first major trophy in their 13-year history.

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July 4: Rwanda's liberation and the march toward development

On July 4, 2015, Rwandans will mark the 21st anniversary of the end of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Rwanda Military Hospital accentuates quality medical services

Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH) was built in 1968 at Kanombe, a Kigali suburb, as a Military Referral Hospital. It continued to provide health care services to the military and their immediate families until after the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi when doors were opened to the general population.

Privatized fertilizer importation and distribution system in Rwanda

Rwanda’s agricultural growth hinges on agricultural intensification and is targeted as a key contributory driver to economic growth and poverty reduction.

Rwanda: Commemoration of World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day, which takes place every year on 20 June, is a time for reflection.

New education minister outlines his priorities

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Recently, Parliament approved Dr. Papius Musafiri, as the new education minister, replacing Prof. Silas Lwakabamba. The Ministry of Education has also been working on a sector review to improve performance.

What Rwanda can learn from Finland’s model

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In a quiet classroom adorned with the joyful creations of small children, Ville Sallinen is learning what makes Finland’s schools the envy of the world.

Be alert, male breast cancer is as dangerous as the others

When baby boys and baby girls are born, they have similar breast tissue and breast size. As boys develop especially during puberty, their breast growth ceases to be as complex as that of girls. High testosterone and low estrogen levels stop the development in boys.

Could your child be at risk of asthmatic bronchitis?

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Many children today are suffering from asthmatic bronchitis, an infection of the respiratory system caused by the syncyitiale virus. The virus causes the child to cough and sneeze, which makes the respiratory airways produce a liquid secretion that leads to a runny nose and wheezing in a child’s chest within...