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    Youth tipped on potential of agribusiness

    A new initiative, the Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF), has been launched to drive efforts geared toward changing youth mindset on agribusiness.

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    Govt lays out strategy to promote Made-in-Rwanda

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry has laid out a new strategy to promote Made-in-Rwanda products. Dubbed the “Domestic Market Recapturing Strategy,” the plan involves collaborative efforts of the media to boost Made-in-Rwanda campaign.

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    Kagame meets Schools for Africa founder

    Rwanda’s basic education system has been commended by one of the top donors to the sector, Paul Kramer, the chief executive officer of Marine Service Group and co-founder of Schools for Africa initiative.

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    MIDIMAR seeks more funds to receive returnees

    The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) is seeking an increase of Rwf1.5 billion on its annual budget in the next fiscal year to facilitate return of more Rwandan returnees and intensify disaster prevention...

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    Occupational risks: Drawing attention to plight of casual labourers

    For Some garbage collectors, foul smell is no longer something to make them retch; it’s business as usual. Rather than use nose and mouth masks, they will hit down to business without one, putting their health...

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New drive to help enhance business advisory services

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The Business Development Fund (BDF) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have renewed commitment to boost business advisory services to help spur growth among SMEs in the country.

Experts meet in Kenya to discuss continental free trade issues

Nairobi – Experts from Africa’s regional economic communities, the African Union Commission, the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and academia are meeting in Nairobi, Kenya to discuss issues connected to the Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA).

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The land question in Rwanda needs further examination

Editor, RE: “We should admit that land ownership is a serious issue” (The New Times, May 3).

Rayon Sports revel in 'best' win against APR

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Rayon Sports produced probably their best performance in years, and by far the best in the league this season, in a resounding 4-0 drabbing of archrivals APR FC on Tuesday evening at a fully packed Amahoro National Stadium.

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Mulindi-Japan One Love to host Bob Marley festival

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Mulindi-Japan One Love is known for being the only venue in town that hosts Bob Marley concerts, and now the management of the place is back with even a bigger event- Bob Marley Festival, an international reggae event that celebrates the life and legacy of the late Bob Marley.

'Words That Kill' to be screened at Kigali Genocide memorial

Kwibuka film screening and conversations continue this week with the Kigali Genocide Memorial screening a film about the role of hate media and propaganda before and during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

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Bahizi lives and breathes the Intore dance

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Aimable Bahizi has been an ardent student and fanatic of the Intore national dance of Rwanda for nearly all the 38 years of his existence.

The Netherlands will never be used as safe haven for genocide perpetrators, says Dutch envoy

Frederique De Man is the ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kigali, Rwanda since July last year and has been a diplomat for 32 years before she came to Rwanda.

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Crimes of passion: When women are on the wrong side of the law

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According to a story published on Monday in Uganda’s Daily Monitor, residents of Kitezi, a Wakiso suburb, woke up to the shock of their lives after a woman set her matrimonial home aflame, killing two of her children.

Being an orphan pushed me to dream big - Ms. Geek 2016

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Ivomerere, a unique automated irrigation system, saw 22-year-old Rosine Mwiseneza win the top honour and take home a Rwf2 million cheque, a laptop, a Samsung phone and an IPad Air in prizes at the recently concluded Ms. Geek 2016 competition.

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When businesses don't innovate they collapse...

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Some say that you never forget your first love, kiss, or whatever. But, I say, you never forget your first mobile phone. My first mobile phone which I acquired in 2002 had a reputation for being one of the unbreakable mobile phone (s) ever commercially produced.

The five proven strategies to boost immunisation coverage

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Vaccines are recognised among “best buys” in the global health field. They provide the best return on investment in terms of saved lives and improved health outcomes.

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Rayon Sports thrashed APR FC 4-0 on Tuesday to cut the defending champions’ lead at the top of the Azam Rwanda Premier League to one point.

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Collaborating to Tackle the Human-Wildlife Dilemma around Akagera National Park

In the past month, through collaboration with the local community, five hyenas have been captured in farmlands outside Akagera National Park and released into the park.

Accelerating demand driven, sustainable irrigation development to achieve 100,000ha by 2020

Irrigation development in Rwanda is critical in ensuring that the nation attains the set EDPRSII target of 8.5% growth in Agriculture that will in turn boost the overall national GDP. In the preceding year (2014-15), the growth of agriculture has been depressed at 4.5% thus threatening the achievement of the twin goals of poverty reduction and economic growth.

Combating Hepatitis B & Hepatitis C in Rwanda

Hepatitis is not a commonplace disease. However, there have been rising cases of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infections and related deaths in Rwanda.

Bollore Africa Logistics Rwanda pays tribute to Ntarama Genocide victims

On Tuesday 26th April, Bolloré Africa Logistics Rwanda staff took some time off their schedule and visited the Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre in Bugesera District - Eastern Province to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

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Nurturing exceptional talent in children starts at home

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Ever encountered a child who exhibited an intrinsic motivation to learn, explore and had an intense persistence and need to prove themselves?

Valuing teachers: How much is a good teacher worth?

Aristotle, the famous philosopher, had it that:“Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.” The truth universally acknowledged is that many of us have had, at some point in our lives, a wonderful teacher: one...

Why you need training in basic life support principles

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In the wake of the recent incident when Congolese musician Papa Wemba slumped and died on stage during a performance in Ivory Coast, the media has been awash with condolence messages from fans as well criticisms of the way the emergency was handled.

Vitamin D; Are you getting enough of it?

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Have you ever considered basking in the sun just to expose your skin to sunlight for the body to get vitamin D? Perharps that’s the last thing many will do.