RURA: Regulating for safety, fairness and efficiency

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In line with its policy of economic development and good governance, the Government of Rwanda established the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) to contribute to the achievement of its socioeconomic goals.

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Small business owners to benefit from Rwf843m Mastercard grant

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Small business operators are set to benefit from a $1 million (about Rwf843 million) grant from the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth to support their growth.

Egyptian envoy tips local exporters

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The business community should take advantage of the good trade relations between Rwanda and Egypt to create useful linkages and partnerships to expand market for locally-made products.

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Premier League basement battle hots up

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While the race for the Premier League title has become a contest solely between leaders Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur, the battle to beat the drop is a more complicated affair.

Clash of titans as Patriots take on REG

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THE most eagerly awaited game in Rwanda basketball league pitting reigning champions Patriots and top title contenders Rwanda Energy Group (REG) is this Friday.

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PHOTOS: Dutch community in Rwanda celebrates King’s birthday

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On Wednesday evening, the Dutch envoy, Frederique de Man, hosted the King’s birthday celebrations at her residence in Nyarutarama, an affluent suburb of Kigali

Local DJs to battle it out tomorrow

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Twelve local DJs will display their skills on the decks at a DJ contest slated for Saturday. Dubbed the ‘DJ Battle Kigali’, the competition will take place at Fuchsia Bar and Lounge in Remera, popularly known as “K Jules.”

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Why DNA testing is on the rise in Rwanda

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It could be for purposes of proving infidelity, a court order, or just curiosity, but based on what we found out recently, DNA testing is on the rise in Rwanda. According to Lancet Laboratories, a pathology laboratory that, among other services, carries out DNA tests, an average of four clients...

Flavors Asian Fusion: An unconventional buffet

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Management by walking around. This is a physical presence of someone in management or ownership of a restaurant or other facility.

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Banking: Where are the boardroom women?

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By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released their financials for the year 2016. In addition to reporting their performance, the banks also disclosed the gender composition of their executive committees as required by Central Bank - the regulator.

Emerusenge on her career as a sign language translator

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As a child, Gisele Emerusenge experienced communication challenges with her friend with hearing impairment. This motivated her to learn sign language interpretation to effectively communicate with her friend and, contribute to the wellbeing of the deaf community.

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When art confronts politics and the corporate boardroom

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Nelson Madiba Mandela remains an international figure many hold dear for his leadership and rectitude. It was therefore to great dismay around the world that a South African artist should portray Madiba being sexually assaulted by President Jacob Zuma in a work the artist titled, The Economy of Rape.

EDITORIAL: Exhaust all means to ramp up Mutuelle uptake

Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is not leaving any stone unturned in its quest to achieve universal target of community-based health insurance scheme, Mutuelle de Sante.

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Editorial cartoon

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Rwanda National Police is set to provide solar home systems to 3000 households in remote areas and 30 health centres in every district of the country in the coming month.

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Job Opportunities - Rwanda Forex Bureau Association

Rwanda Forex Bureau Association (RFBA) is seeking to recruit a qualified and competent ICT specialist and expert with proven track record to undertake : a functional review and analysis of the existing software being used by different forex bureaus...

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The IGC is seeking to hire two Country Economists for its office in Rwanda: 1) Country Economist, 2) Country Economist for Public Financial Management.

GAIN’s Innovation Acceleration model in food processing value chain to fight malnutrition in Rwanda

Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy.

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New HEC boss speaks out on suspended universities

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In March, the Ministry of Education suspended operations of four universities and some courses in six other institutions over irregularities including inadequate staff and teaching facilities, leaving thousands of students stranded.

Cultivate your teaching with the course syllabus

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Have you ever had a student misunderstand an assignment, express surprise that you had considered attendance important, or want an explanation of how you grade after the final exam has been scored and the semester is over? If, like most teachers, you receive such remarks every semester, you already appreciate...

Asthma: Why early diagnosis is vital

Globally, World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 235 million people suffer from asthma. It also indicates that asthma is not just a public health problem for high income countries, but it occurs in all countries regardless of the level of development.

The need to fight obesity in children

Obesity in children has been found to be the cause of health problems in the future if not watched closely. Experts say that almost 90 per cent of people living with type 2 diabetes are overweight or suffer from obesity.