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Mixed reactions as cashless bus fare payment is rolled out in Kigali

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Last week, the City of Kigali rolled out an e-fare payment system for public transport users on selected city routes, like the Kanombe-Kigali route. The move is part of its Smart Kigali initiative and efforts geared at green development by cutting down on paper production which hurts the environment.

How silk farming is transforming lives of farmers, textile sector

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Rwanda has made several over the years to help boost people’s earnings and living standards to spur national development. One such intervention was the introduction of sericulture, an agro-based industry that involves the rearing of silkworms to produce the raw silk, a natural protein fibre that serves as raw material...

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DR Congo coach Ibenge hails Rwanda's hospitality

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The Democratic Republic of Congo head coach, Jean-Florent Ibenge, has hailed Rwandans for being hospitable and supportive during the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.

Bayisenge turns focus to CAF Champions League

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After guiding Amavubi to the quarter-finals of the just concluded Africa Nations Championship in Rwanda, center back Emery Bayisenge now wants to do the same with APR in the CAF Champions League, starting with the preliminary round tie against Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland.

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Musicians thrill crowd at CHAN final

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It’s not common for gospel musicians to participate in big secular entertainment events. However, on Sunday, for the thousands of people who showed up for the final match of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) final at Amahoro National Stadium, football wasn’t the only thing that kept them excited.

Musicians thrill crowd at CHAN final

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It’s not common for gospel musicians to participate in big secular entertainment events. However, on Sunday, for the thousands of people who showed up for the final match of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) final at Amahoro National Stadium, football wasn’t the only thing that kept them excited.

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[PHOTOS] 2016 Chinese New Year in Rwanda

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The venue for the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations–the University of Rwanda’s College of Education in Kimironko was symbolic: This is where the Confucius Institute, where young Rwandans get instruction in the Chinese language and culture from Chinese instructors is located.

Eric Mugisha -- events organizer

Eric Mugisha is the founder and Managing Director of ‘Kings of Comedy’, a production company that does production media, events, and experiential marketing.

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Would you take on your spouse's name?

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Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of Oxfam International is a leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building.

Stay focused on your dream - Young Grace

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Grace Abayizera, commonly known as ‘Young Grace’, was the first female to ever try her luck at rapping and at only 23; she has already made her mark on the music scene. She talked to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about her journey and what her plans for the future are.

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What is behind Pierre Nkurunziza’s defiance?

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The death count continues to rise in Burundi. It is a gruesome statistic Burundians can happily do without. As this happens, diplomats continue to talk. President Pierre Nkurunziza remains defiant and intransigent. Ordinary people whose only concern is daily survival bear the brunt of the violence.

Micro-insurance can help improve insurance penetration in Rwanda

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Anyone with keen or even passing interest in Rwanda’s insurance sector knows its poorly kept, not-so glamorous secret-market penetration stands at a paltry 2 per cent.

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DR Congo are the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2016 winners, thanks to an emphatic 3-0 victory over Mali in an entertaining final on Sunday in a fully packed Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.

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Scope of Work - Director of Operations

A reputable international tea company is seeking a long-term Operations Director to manage a large smallholder greenfield development project in Rwanda. Specifically, the project will plant out 3,200 Ha of smallholder tea and establish a smallholder services company.

Joining the global effort in awareness, prevention and treatment of cancer

Phillipa Kibugu was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994 while living in the United States of America. This was four years after her sister died of the same disease at a tender age of 38.

Striving for heroism, building a better future for all

One of our most precious asset as a people is our heritage-the experiences, tradition and culture, that have molded us over the years into who we are and what we are. It includes the struggles that we endured, the triumphs we earned and the wisdom we gained to confront the challenges of tomorrow.

Japan in drive to improve agricultural productivity through irrigation

The country side is green and the fields are covered with an assortment of crops that are flourishing because of the recent rains.

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How ready are we for the new curriculum?

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On April 23, 2015, government unveiled a new curriculum to foster a transition from a knowledge-based to a competence-based approach of teaching, whose implementation begins this year. This, unlike the previous methodology, would allow provision of instruction, assessment and grading with huge focus dwelling on imparting practical skills in learners.

The cost of repeating class

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From kindergarten, through primary, high school to university, I have witnessed some of my fellow students, close friends and peers struggle to get promoted to the next level. This journey remains chiefly a course for students who let their academic focus fall away, or ignore the commitment and dedication their...

Lancet Laboratories to provide quality medical services

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Rwandans seeking laboratory services will no longer have to travel or send samples abroad for analysis, thanks to the new Lancet Laboratory that was launched at Kisementi in Remera on World Cancer Day last Thursday.

Why cancer is everyone's concern

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As the world marked World Cancer Day last week, a call was made for people to increase awareness about the disease.