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New project: How Rwanda plans to be a global potato exporter

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Government has signed a multimillion dollar deal with a Nigerian investor to revamp and develop the country’s potato industry and help make Rwanda a key producer and exporter of potato products.

Hospitality sector embraces technology to ensure safety

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The local hospitality sector has moved to embrace advanced technologies to ensure security and safety at their facilities. Nsengiyumva Barakabuye, the chairman of the Rwanda Hospitality Association, noted that new technologies are essential to safeguard the industry.

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Hoops team to hold final preparations in Tunisia

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THE national basketball team (men) will hold a week-long boot camp in Tunisia as part of final preparations for the upcoming African Basketball Championship.

CECAFA: Rwanda to host Women's Challenge Cup

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Rwanda will host this year’s CECAFA Women Challenge Cup in November, Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) President Vincent Nzamwita has said.

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Over 150 Rwandan artists for JAMAFEST 2017

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Over 150 Rwandan artists will take part in the regional Arts and Cultural extravaganza dubbed Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni festival (JAMAFEST) in Kampala, Uganda from September 7-14.

Alpha Blondy a no show at KigaliUp closing night

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It was a huge disappointment for music lovers at the closing night of KigaliUp festival on Sunday as the main act Alpha Blondy failed to show up. And in their wisdom, organisers sought to relay this devastating news only through the KigaliUp twitter handle:

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Blankets and Wine will rock Kigali - Muthoni

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'A CEO and drummer queen' is what Muthoni Ndonga, the Blankets and Wine founder describes herself; 'CEO by day, and by night drummer queen,' she adds for emphasis.

Rwandan blogger Thierry-Kevin Gatete talks blogging and advocacy

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Thierry-Kevin Gatete is a human rights lawyer and activist, known for his popular blog, 'Gatete Views'. Gatete works as a Senior Research Fellow for the Institute of Policy Analysis and Research.

What it takes to serve as a female police officer

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They look immaculate in their uniform. On duty they are confident and carry themselves with an aura of confidence and professionalism even when handling the most complex situations. They command respect and diligently perform their roles in a field many regard a male domain.

The Counsellor's thoughts...

A good wife knows her husband well and cares more about the relationship than what her husband’s relative’s demand for, and that is her greatest source of protection.

Can Kigali trigger Africa's total unity of purpose?

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Seeing the constellation of African governments’ luminaries and a good number from cities as far apart as Beijing and New York gracing the swearing-in ceremony of President Paul Kagame was one moment of a kind. Indeed, wouldn’t everybody marvel at the way we have sailed through turbulent, shark-infested waters to...

The future of Rwanda's ecosystem will depend on initiatives like Kwita Izina

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Every last quarter for the past 12 years, all our conservation partners gather in Musanze at the foot of the Volcanoes Mountains for Kwita Izina. They are joined by thousands of local and international supporters for a day of learning and celebration of a magnificent gorilla species.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Street vendors have claimed that their confiscated merchandise end up in the hands of security agents but that it is a tad painful to see the same law enforcers turning up in their goods days later. Authorities have however rejected the claims.

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UK sight charity helps 2 million Rwandans

Vision for a Nation Foundation has supported Rwanda to become the first developing country in the world to provide all its citizens with local access to affordable eye care as screenings reach two million this month.

HQ Power and Shapoorji Pallonji congratulate President Kagame

Our warm congratulations on your victory and our best wishes for your success as you prepare to take up again the responsibilities and challenges of your high office.

Rev Dr Rick Warren congratulates H.E Paul Kagame on his Inauguration

Rev Dr Rick and Kay Warren, the entire Saddleback Church Family and the Global Purpose Driven/PEACE Coalition congratulate H.E Paul Kagame on his inauguration.

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Origins of ordinary things: Fans

On a hot day when the air is thick and still, it helps to have a fan, giving the illusion that the atmosphere is filled with fresh air. The first fan to come into existence was discovered by ancient Egyptians in 4000 BC. The servants of Egyptian elites would fan...

Dealing with exam fever among teachers to improve performance

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That’s right- teacher exam fever! Have you ever taken a crucial lab test and waited for results or had an impromptu speech to give before people on whom your life depended? The anxiety bred by such situations is incomparable to a teacher’s when the final external exam for his/her subject...

Lead your life with a sense of purpose

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“There are 5 things you need to know,” he told the pencil, “before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.”