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    Kagame, Kenyatta endorse new AfDB energy deal

    President Paul Kagame and his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta have endorsed the ‘New Deal on Energy’, a vehicle through which the African Development Bank (AfDB) will invest in delivering electricity for all Africans, by 2025.

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    Kigali introduces car-free day

    Come Sunday, no cars will be allowed along the route connecting the Car-Free Zone to city roundabout in the Central Business District through–Sopetrad–Kimihurura–Gishushu to Stade Amahoro, the City of Kigali announced yesterday.

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    SOTRA tour company loses public transportation licence

    Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has revoked the operating licence of SOTRA Tours over noncompliance with road transport regulations.

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    [PHOTOS]: Integrated ID project for July rollout

    The Integrated Smart Identification Cards (e-ID) will be rolled out in July, according to Pascal Nyamulinda, the director-general of the National Identification Agency (NIDA).

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    Are schools losing the war on drug abuse?

    Despite the stringent measures in place to curb substance abuse, many teenagers continue to engage in the vice. Some students are reported to go as far as hiding drugs in toilets, bathrooms, behind classrooms, while others...

Senators call for fresh effort to curb brain drain in public health sector

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Senators have called for renewed efforts to address the problem of brain drain in the public health sector. The call was made after a recent countrywide tour of health facilities, by a team of senators, which revealed that most medical personnel are leaving public service to join the private sector...

EAC business leaders call for SME-friendly policies

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Regional governments have been urged to make policies that support small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) in the East African community (EAC) to spur the bloc’s growth, as well as bridge skills gap through knowledge transfer.

Why e-commerce service provision continues to grow

Rwanda promotes use of information and communication technology (ICT) in all spheres of life, including e-commerce systems that support a cashless economy. This has forced many enterprises and institutions to embrace ICTs, doing away with traditional ways of business transactions.

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Nyirarukundo turns focus to Olympic Games qualification

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After emerging as the only Rwandan athlete to claim a podium finish in the just concluded Kigali International Peace Marathon, Salome Nyirarukundo has set her sights on qualifying for the Africa Athletics Senior Championships slated for June 22-26, in Durban, South Africa.

Rayon Sports captain calls for more consistency

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Rayon Sports skipper Eric Ndayishimiye has said his team needs to be more consistent if they are to wrestle the league title from arch rivals APR who are 5 points ahead but have played two games more.

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Mani Martin to headline Kigali Jazz Junction

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The popular Kigali Jazz Junction is back. Dubbed the Ultimate Jazz Junction, this month’s edition is bigger and better. For the first time in its history, the Kigali Jazz Junction will not be headlined by the Neptunez band, which has been the main act at all the previous editions.

Local artists plan joint exhibition

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Rwanda has a wealth of creative talent and over the years, the visual arts industry has been growing as artists turn their passion into profit.

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Bakunzi on his long journey to Rome

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Greg Bakunzi, a tour operator from Musanze District in the Northern Province was lucky to be among the pilgrims. Bakunzi is the founder and Managing Director of Amahoro Tours, a local tour and travel company

I've become a picky shopper

There was a time I frowned upon picky shoppers, mostly in the developed world who reportedly rejected “ugly food” including oddly shaped or blemished fruit and discoloured vegetables, mostly imported from Africa and Asia.

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Pregnancy: How to sail through the delicate nine months

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Annet Nsekanabo is pregnant with her first child. But while the 28-year-old was ready for the pregnancy, she is reluctant to give up on certain lifestyles which could cause harm to the unborn baby.

Badawi on her journey in global journalism

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Zeinab Badawi is a celebrated journalist and senior news anchor. She is also a former host of the famous ‘Hard Talk’ show.

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Turkey-Africa partnership: A human-oriented approach

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African countries, today, are exerting every effort to overcome the challenges they face with their own resources and through their own mechanisms. Turkey is an ardent supporter of African solutions for African issues.

Rwanda kick-starts digital signature, another ICT milestone

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Last week, the government, through the Minister of Youth and ICT, and Rwanda Development Board (RDB), introduced the digital signature, which is one of the benefits that the internet offers.

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The City of Kigali has set July as the new deadline for the completion of the ring of roads around Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), citing delays in expropriation and inconsistent cash flows to finish the road works.

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Milestones and opportunities Rwanda Energy Policy strategic targets

For a sustainable economic growth, energy Sector has to be reinforced as a pillar of development.

Rwanda Standards Board Promoting Locally Made Products

Standards provide the reference framework and basis for comparison of products. Standards facilitate trade by enhancing product performance,safety, productivity and customer confidence in the product or service.

BDF tips women and the youth on easy access to finance

Women and youth across the country have been tipped on the available opportunities to access financial services in a bid to bring about economic development and strengthen relations with financial institutions.

ICT at UR supports innovations in teaching and assessment

The University of Rwanda was established September 2013, by Rwanda Law. It was created by merging seven (7) Public Higher Learning Institutions. Its student enrolment has increased from 28800 students in 2013/14, to 31760 in 2015/16.

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Are schools losing the war on drug abuse?

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Despite the stringent measures in place to curb substance abuse, many teenagers continue to engage in the vice. Some students are reported to go as far as hiding drugs in toilets, bathrooms, behind classrooms, while others jump over school fences in search of drugs.

How to make the most of your internship

With classes and exams wrapping up at most colleges and universities in the coming weeks, many students will turn their attention to various jobs and internships. While some students anticipate that their internships will be exciting, interesting, and meaningful opportunities that lead to deepening interest and directly benefit their future...

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Facts and myths about sleep paralysis

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Imagine waking up but you cannot move a muscle. You know that your mind is awake and your body is not - so you are essentially trapped. The scary inability to move may make you feel anxious and afraid.

Are you at risk of epilepsy?

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The national epilepsy week was celebrated from May 15 to 21 through a drive to sensitise people about the condition to help improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy.