Rwanda vs Ghana: Can history repeat itself?

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TWELVE years ago, Rwanda beat Ghana 1-0 at Amahoro stadium to qualify for the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia. The question is, can history repeat itself when the two teams meet this afternoon at the same venue looking for ticket to AFCON 2017 in Gabon?

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July tea exports rake in Rwf4.7b, earnings from coffee drop 21%

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Rwanda's tea export earnings increased by 27 per cent to over $6 million in July, driven by better prices on the international market, the National Agriculture Exports Board (NAEB) monthly report indicates.

MTN looks to corporate, SME market segments

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MTN Rwanda is looking to provide new digital solutions, like data backup and infrastructure support services, to corporate and small-and-medium enterprises market segments, a move that could ease business operations and boost profitability of the firms, writes Ben Gasore.

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Amavubi face tough Ghana test

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The Rwanda national football team, Amavubi, will be looking to defy the odds when they take on Ghana in the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group H qualifier this afternoon at Amahoro National Stadium.

Rwanda vs Ghana: Can history repeat itself?

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TWELVE years ago, Rwanda beat Ghana 1-0 at Amahoro stadium to qualify for the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations in Tunisia. The question is, can history repeat itself when the two teams meet this afternoon at the same venue looking for ticket to AFCON 2017 in Gabon?

Hobe Rwanda cultural festival kicks off

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Hobe Rwanda cultural festival kicks off today at Petit Stade in Remera. The two-day free event will feature an exhibition, poetry and performances. Under the theme, ‘My Culture My Identity’, the festival will treat cultural lovers to an action-packed weekend.

Are Rwandans ready for Hip hop?

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Hip hop music was once known as the genre responsible for sending mothers into fits. Every parent’s wish was that their child never gets in contact with Hip hop music. In their eyes, it was dangerous opium for their children.

The A-Z guide to succeed at university

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In two weeks' time, thousands of students will be registering for their first year at University. The emotions are mixed shuffling between anxiety to excitement and back to uncertainty.

DEBATE: Should the legal age of consuming alcohol be raised from 18?

How old is old enough? That depends on who you are asking. My father always says that in the eyes of a parent, your child can never be old enough. The law has its own take on this. For example, the law may say 16, 18 or 21 depending on...

How 'Icyumba Cy'umukobwa' is keeping girls in school

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A few years ago, Jeanette Mutuyimana got her first menstruation period. Confused, irritated and with no one to turn to for help, Mutuyimana, a student of Groupe Scolaire Rugando asked for permission and took the rest of the day off. She did not return to school till four days later.

Meet Umuhoza, a female bus conductor saving to own her 'fleet'

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How far would you go to provide for your children? That is a question that normally gets most people off guard and it wasn’t any different for Janviene Umuhoza after losing her husband, who was the family’s bread winner.

The art of capital flight

CAMBRIDGE – What impact will China’s slowdown have on the red-hot contemporary art market? That might not seem like an obvious question, until one considers that, for emerging-market investors, art has become a critical tool for facilitating capital flight and hiding wealth.

Inflation, the Fed, and the big picture

CAMBRIDGE – Inflation – its causes and its connection to monetary policy and financial crises – was the theme of this year’s international conference of central bankers and academics in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. But, while policymakers’ desire to be prepared for potential future risks to price stability is understandable, they...

Editorial Cartoon

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Officials from Rwanda Meteorology Agency (RMA) on Wednesday urged government departments in charge of disaster management to gear up for “above normal El Niño rains” that are expected to start next month.

Bralirwa re-introduces Heineken Cities Limited Edition bottle - Cities 2.0

Bralirwa is excited to inform the general public the Heineken Cities bottles are back. The Cities bottles were first introduced in the Rwandan market in September 2014 as part of the Heineken Cities campaign that run for 2 months, culminating in two lucky Heineken consumers winning a VIP trip to Dubai in March the following year.

MININFRA: Ministry scores high, targets more intensification of services

The 2014/15 key achievements of the Ministry of Infrastructure are reflected in the four sectors of: Transport, Energy, Water & Sanitation and Urbanization & Human Settlement.

BDO East Africa Rwanda: BDO refines Business Process Outsourcing, SME’s financial management to be leveraged

Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) is the contracting of a specific business task, such as payroll, to a third-party service provider. Usually, BPO is implemented as a cost-saving measure for some critical services without fulltime need depending on the size of the business and can also be consumed by big companies in specific areas of business and financial management.

East African Tea Investments: Employment Opportunity (Tea Maker and Plant Technician)

A tea company operating in Rwanda with a small core team, is seeking to recruit Two (2) Tea Makers and one (1) Factory Chief Maintenance officer for immediate placement to facilitate oversight of and improvements in its factory operational activities.

How safe is your child at school?

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Last week Jean Baptiste Gasoma, a teacher of chemistry at College St Andre in Nyamirambo, started his day normally. As a routine he proceeded to the laboratory to prepare for the day’s lesson just before the morning assembly.

How to balance sports and academics

Striking the right balance between academics and extra-curricular activities can be a thorn in the flesh. On one hand, you’ve got your parents and teachers expecting you to excel in academics; and on the other hand, you’ve got your coaches encouraging you to rise above the ordinary.

A day in the surgery room

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I have covered health for a couple years. I have written about almost every major existing health condition, interviewed nutritionists about food and diet, interacted with patients, their caretakers, doctors, and top health officials (including ministers) in different fora.

SFH Rwanda moving towards popularising breastfeeding

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This month, Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Breastfeeding Week (WBW). Premised on the argument that breast milk is an ideal and balanced food for babies, the WBW campaign seeks to increase public awareness on the importance of appropriate feeding practices.