President Lungu backs AU reforms, calls for 'urgent' implementation

Visiting Zambian President Edgar Lungu has expressed support toward African Union reforms spearheaded by President Paul Kagame. He was speaking at a State banquet hosted in his honor at the Kigali Convention Center, Wednesday evening.

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Rwanda’s tea export receipts increase to Rwf72.6bn in 2017

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Rwanda’s tea export volumes and revenues recorded big increases last year driven by good weather conditions and better prices on the global market, the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) annual report has indicated.

Airtel Rwanda appoints Amoateng new MD

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Philip Amoateng has been appointed the new managing director of Airtel Rwanda, the firm said in a statement. Amoateng was the chief executive officer of Tigo from 2016 until it was bought by Bharti Airtel in December 2017. Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) approved the merger and formal the acquisition...

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CAF Champions league: Tchabalala fires Rayon into next round

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Forward Shaban ‘Tchabalala’ Hussein scored the lone goal as Rayon Sports claimed a hard fought 1-0 away victory against Lydia Ludic Académic of Burundi in the preliminary round return leg of the 2018 CAF Champions League, yesterday.

Cycling: Rwanda ranked second best in Africa

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RWANDA has for the first time been ranked the second best cycling nation on the continent by the International Cycling Union (UCI) behind powerhouse Eritrea, according to the latest ranking released by the world cycling governing body.

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What next for Charly na Nina?

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What next for Charly na Nina after parting ways with Alex Muyoboke? And what next for Muyoboke, a man that has been credited for the duo’s phenomenal rise on the local and regional music scene?

I have big music plans in Kigali- Irene Ntale

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Ugandan singer, songwriter, and guitarist Irene Ntale will perform in Kigali for her second time on February 23 where she will headline the Kigali Jazz Junction. The 28-year-old’s music is a blend of R&B, reggae, and acoustic soul and is known for her songs like Sembera, Gyobera, Stay with Me,...

KWEZI AND I...The grand reunion

Three weeks after she left for her grandparents’ house, Kwezi is finally back and I am very happy to finally have the cuddles back. As expected, nothing that happens with us is ever drama free and I have come to realise that that’s why my journey with Kwezi from the...

An American’s love story with the ‘land of a thousand hills’

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He has visited Rwanda 25 times in the last decade, 23 of them in the past five years. This year alone, he plans to visit Rwanda five more times, having been here once already.

Access to justice; why it is still a walk on thorns for women

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IT started like any other normal day for Emily Tuyishime but little did she know it would turn into a black Saturday in her life. On that fateful Saturday afternoon, her four-year-old son was involved in an accident that left him in a coma after sustaining grave injuries on the...

Dr Shivon Byamukama on her experience as a career woman

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Dr Shivon Byamukama is the deputy CEO of Babyl Rwanda, a digital healthcare provider, and a lawyer by profession. She previously worked with RwandAir and Bank of Kigali and for her, work experience is what shaped her into the woman she is today. She shared with Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa...

Using debt to build wealth

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While majority often equate debt free status to financial health, the same may not hold true. Experience has shown that most people who spend most of their lives striving to be debt free end up poor or with no tangible wealth altogether.

EDITORIAL: Going paperless a mark of efficiency

On the day Rwanda Governance Board released its 2017 Citizen Report Card that gauges citizen satisfaction, especially in service delivery, the government announced that it was a step ahead.

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Editorial cartoon

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Up to 32 teachers in Nyagatare District have tendered their resignations after authorities asked them to quit their jobs over unprofessional conduct. The district mayor, George Mupenzi, said the affected teachers had been warned several times against excessive drunkenness and absenteeism in vain.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Discipline: How to break your child’s bad habits

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Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of other people? Is he being labelled as ‘aggressive’ or ‘notorious’ at school?

School Enterprise Challenge shaping young entrepreneurs

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Clarisse Nzafashwanimana, is a Senor 5 student at Groupe Scolaire Masaka. She is doing Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). She combines her studies with making knitted baby clothing (sweaters, caps and socks). She says the idea came when her school joined the School Enterprise Challenge.

Talent: Mpeta wants to become a top gospel artiste

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Hearing his high soft soprano from a distance, you do not want him to stop singing but rather feel compelled to pull closer to listen more to the rhythmic melodies seeping out of his young voice.

The Ant and the Grasshopper

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One summer’s day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest.