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    Kagame joins African leaders for Tana High Level Forum

    President Kagame yesterday joined the 4th edition of the Tana High Level Forum on Security. Held in Bahir Dar, the forum brought together over two hundred leaders from across Africa and the globe for two days...

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    How will Africa benefit from the Chinese 'World Bank'?

    In October last year, 21 countries, led by China, signed an agreement to establish the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). On April 15, 2015, China’s Deputy Finance Minister, Shi Yaobin, announced that 57 countries had been...

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    UN inspects police unit to be deployed in CAR

    UN officials currently in the country to inspect the readiness of the first ever Rwanda National Police (RNP) Specialised Support Unit (PSU) set to be deployed in Central African Republic, have commended the skills of the...

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    Unlearning lessons of injustice: The conscious decision of spelling AfriKa with a "K"

    From birth, my parents wished and bestowed upon me blessings of wealth and prosperity through my name. I am ‘Giramata’. Born and raised in the land of a thousand hills, Rwanda- the heart of the fertile...

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    Kigali to get multi-million park complex

    Kigali’s landscape is set to change in the coming months following the commencement of a $200 million (about Rwf138 billion) park that will have villas, up-market apartments and hotels. The park is to be constructed at...

Businesses save time and money with e-nventory

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One of the most time-consuming tasks you’ll face in operating a retail store is keeping up with your stock. Unless you have a very narrow product mix, you’ll spend a significant chunk of time tracking inventory.

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MTN launches mobile money school fees payment service

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MTN Rwanda has partnered with 21 schools from across the country to enable parents pay school fees using the telecom’s mobile money platform.

Small business operators to acquire skills

The survival of any business largely depends on the managerial and entrepreneurship skills of the proprietor. With this in mind, local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs), and well as micro-finance sector, have lately been engaged in various training initiatives to sharpen their business skills.

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AS Kigali face Rayon Sports test

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Title contenders AS Kigali face their biggest test when they take on a rejuvenated Rayon Sports side this afternoon at Muhanga Stadium.

Rwanda needs to win Cecafa Cup consistently

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Can Amavubi win next year’s Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) when the tournament comes to Rwanda from January 16 through February 7?

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Urban Boyz thrill revelers in Nigeria, record collabo with Timaya

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The Urban Boyz received a standing ovation at the annual Gidi cultural festival in Lagos, Nigeria, last weekend. Although the group performed without group member Mohammed Nizzo who was not feeling well, they put up a thrilling performance and also managed to record a song with Nigerian music star Timaya.

Guma Guma artistes visit Murambi Memorial Site

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Artistes taking part in the Primus GumaGuma music competition (PGGSS 5) visited the Murambi Memorial Site on Wednesday as part of activities to mark the Genocide commemoration.

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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?

Is the life of an African of no value in this day and age?

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A decade ago, The Economist described Africa as a hopeless continent. As expected we spent nearly a decade denouncing the description as unfair and inaccurate. Then a decade later the same magazine declared that Africa was indeed rising. Like the biblical story of Saul turning into Paul, we all embraced...

When Africans turn against each other

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The spate of xenophobic violence by native South Africans against other African that’s currently sweeping across the country has left me convinced that we, Africans, are our own worst enemies and we urgently need a messiah to save us from us.

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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Twelve people suspected of belonging to a group that vandalises and steals car parts and other electronics were this week arrested in a Police crackdown in Kigali.

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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...

Constant fatigue could be a sign of anaemia

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Donatile Uyisenga is a 33-year-old mother of two and lives in Kibagabaga, a Kigali suburb. In a period of three months she developed a cocktail of symptoms ranging from shortness of breath, a fast heartbeat, dizziness, weakness and a headache, among others.

Power your immune system with hot pepper

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Pepper is as hot and awesomely spicy as it looks. The vegetable is an excellent way of spicing up and adding flavour to dishes. Pepper comes in an array of beautiful colours and apart from being spicy, contains lots of health benefits.