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    Kagame calls for inclusive policies for gender parity

    The world needs inclusive policies that seek the contribution of everybody, including women, in order to attain global gender parity. The statement was made yesterday by President Paul Kagame while speaking on the last day...

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    Weak global economy dampens EAC oil hopes

    The World Bank says in its 2015 global economic prospect report that several low-income countries, including those in East Africa, may graduate to middle-income status on the back of substantial oil and gas discoveries.

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    Eala is back on track, you can count on us - Speaker

    For the bigger part of last year, the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) dominated the news for all the wrong reasons. Bickering between the former Speaker, Margaret Zziwa, and some members slowed down business in...

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    TI contemplating appeal in murder ruling

    Transparency International Rwanda (TI-Rwanda) has said it is not entirely satisfied with a 20-year jail sentence handed by a court on Thursday to two former policemen found guilty of the murder of their staff.

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    Kaliza started doing business at 12, going regional at 26

    For most young people, one must complete college or university education first, save or even borrow a lot of money and then start a business.

CAR leader decorates Rwandan peacekeepers

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President Catherine Samba-Panza of the Central African Republic has awarded medals and certificates to Rwanda Defence Forces peacekeepers who helped restore peace to the country since January 2014.

From old tyres, Bizimana has secured a bright future

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Jean-Claude Bizimana's journey to entrepreneurship started in Nyamirama Sector, a poor neighbourhood in the outskirts of Kayonza, where he was born 27 years ago.

Kaliza started doing business at 12, going regional at 26

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For most young people, one must complete college or university education first, save or even borrow a lot of money and then start a business.

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Rally driver Kwizera retires

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Rally driver Claude Kwizera has announced his retirement from the sport, following a fatal accident during last year's Rallye des Mille Collines in which his navigator Christophe Duquesne died.

Cycling talent detection competition set for today

Cycling Club for All (CCA) in collaboration with Gisagara District have organised a one-day competition on Sunday (today) aimed at scouting future Team Rwanda riders.

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Mani Martin releases Valentine song

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Afro-soul singer Mani Martin seems to have recovered from the freak toothpick incident he suffered last year with new resolve.

Atome for night of laughs at "Kwirekura 20"¯

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Comedy lovers in Kigali should get ready for an overdose of rib cracking jokes, as one of the country’s most celebrated standup comedians, Diogene Ntarindwa, aka Atome, takes to the stage at the Rwanda Revenue Authority’s Event Hall today.

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How to fit in at a work place

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Work place implies an office, company, field or any organization where one works for a living. In such a set up, people of different capabilities, mindset and background come together for one reason: work.

Music isn't a joke, says third year BBA student

Aimee Milienne Kamagweri is known on the national scene as an up-coming Afro-beat artiste. The 21-year-old born of Nyamirambo, a City of Kigali suburb, is however more than that.

Kaliza started doing business at 12, going regional at 26

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For most young people, one must complete college or university education first, save or even borrow a lot of money and then start a business.

Baby switching: Should expectant mothers start getting concerned?

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It is the nightmare of every mom-to-be. And rightfully so, because the joy of knowing that the little bundle you've been carrying for the last nine months will be in your arms soon, is out of this world. But alas, as some horror stories that have come from delivery wards...

Of beauty pageants and their unintended consequences

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As most of East Africa counts its losses in relation to the conflict in South Sudan, news from Arusha that the warring factions agreed to mend their fences was timely and welcome. The signing of a reunification agreement aimed at ceasing hostilities in South Sudan is a promising way to...

EDITORIAL: Gov't should end abuse by Genocide suspects' lawyers

Defence lawyers in human rights crimes have of recent been reaping a windfall, and in the Rwandan case, it has take wider dimensions.

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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As debate on new Pension Bill continues in Parliament, growing calls among pensioners to raise benefits rage on.

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Rwanda to commence construction of bigger Power Projects in 2015 to add more than 300MW on national grid

Infrastructure development in Rwanda; both hard and soft, has been given a high-table consideration in the country's development process.

WDA: Treading the path towards national development

The government has come up with various development programs aimed at achieving national development aspirations and international development commitments.

Rwanda National Police 2014 REVIEW

In the year under review, the Rwanda National Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.

“Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the MDGs”¯ - Social Good Summit Event in Rwanda

The Social Good Summit, a unique two-day conference held annually during the United Nations General Assembly Week to open the dialogues taking place around the UN General Assembly to citizens worldwide, will once again take place on 21-22 September 2014

How prepared are schools for new term?

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This week, the long holiday will finally come to an end. First term commences on January 26. Many parents are running up and down trying to raise school fees and money for scholastic materials for their children. But are schools ready to receive learners for the new term? The Education...

Is ranking schools necessary?

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The recent healthy media debate about school and student rankings has brought great interest from both sides of the argument. A recent comment from the public approached it this way: "We are living in the world of competition and ranking based on the achievements is the best way to show...

Abortion: Too much danger to tinker with

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Abortion means ending a pregnancy before the foetus (unborn child) can live independently outside the mother. If abortion happens spontaneously before 24 weeks of pregnancy, it is called a miscarriage.

Avocado, your butter taste to health

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Putting its soft and creamy texture aside, ask for avocado anywhere in the world and you will be served with a delicious oval fruit. However, don’t be misled by the awesomeness of its butter taste, because next time you think about a substitute, you may miss out on a pool...