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Flights to Kamembe airport to resume in July - RCAA

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Flights to Kamembe airport are set to resume in July 2015 following the rehabilitation of the airport’s run way, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority has said.

Best innovative MFIs to receive awards

Rwanda’s most innovative microfinance institutions will be recognised by the Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR) at La Palisse Hotel in Kigali, today.

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MTN injects Rwf53m into Peace Marathon

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MTN Rwanda will sponsor this year’s Peace Marathon slated for May 24 to a tune of Rwf53 million.

Cycling: Byukusenge tips Team Rwanda to shine

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Veteran rider Nathan Byukusenge is confident that Team Rwanda will come top at the upcoming African Mountain Bike Championships slated for May 9-10 in Musanze.

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VIDEO: Roberto explains inspiration behind hit song Amarulah

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It’s a smash, very popular in Rwanda and in many other countries. The young and old sing Amarulah, by the Zambian heartthrob Robert Banda.

VIDEO: German ensemble to perform at Maison des Jeunes

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On May 8, all roads will lead to Kimisagara One Stop Youth Center, formerly Maison Des Jeunes, where music lovers will be treated to a dance hall concert by innovative multi genre club music duo, Schlachthofbronx from Germany.

Fascinated by nature: How snakes left permanent impression on future conservationist

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Although a proud owner of a Masters of Science in Conservation and Tourism from the University of Kent, in England, Davidson Mugisha is what you would call a self-made man.

An engineer who makes people laugh behind stage

Nice Budandi is the Operations Manager of Comedy Knights, the country’s pioneer stand-up comedy outfit. Humble and quiet, the 24-year-old engineering graduate has been part of the group since 2010. Moses Opobo had a chat with him.

Stepmothers: Are they as evil as portrayed by society?

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You meet someone, fall in love and vow to love them for the rest of your life. They open up on their baggage from the past including children from a previous relationship.

From grass to grace: How Ingabire escaped from the jaws of poverty

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IN KICUKIRO, a Kigali suburb, Ingabire’s imposing four bedroomed house is just a stone throw away from the main road. Once inside, the order and neatness around the place pulls your focus.

Migrant crisis: economic prospects in Europe are only part of the story

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In October last year, I wrote that although a growing number of African migrants know that their lives are at great risk when they board one of the many makeshift boats destined for Europe, each day that goes by, hundreds of men, women and children from various African nations leave...

Our common victory and its lessons

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For all peoples of the former USSR and for Russians, May 9 will mark 70 years since the Day of Victory in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) against fascism.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda's foreign affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo yesterday morning flew to Burundi’s capital Bujumbura to join her East African counterparts on a fact finding mission ordered by current EAC chair, Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete.

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RSSB Celebrates 2015 Labour Day: Calls for professionalism

Friday 1st May, Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) joined other Rwandans and the rest of the world to celebrate the International Labour Day with a call on employees to give utmost commitment to their work for tangible results as that gives satisfaction to employers, employees and the customers, contributing to national development in this process.

World Press Freedom Day: Positive progress but not yet there!

As Rwanda joins the rest of the world to celebrate the World Press Freedom Day, the UN Resident Coordinator, Lamin Manneh, gives an insight into the state of press freedom and Rwanda and what more needs to be done for a vibrant media sector.

Bank of Kigali remembers genocide victims

Bank of Kigali’s Management and Staff on Saturday the 25th of April 2015 commemorated the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and remembered fifteen members of their staff that died during the genocide at Bank of Kigali Head Quarters.

Maternity insurance to improve mother, infant lives

Most mothers usually struggle to juggle between work and parenthood. When women get pregnant, they carry on with employment for most of the nine months with some carrying on until the very last moments of labour pangs.

Mocks: Why you should treat them like final exams

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Between July and September every year, most candidates in primary, secondary and vocational schools across the country sit for mock examinations. Despite being done a few months to the final national examinations, there’s usually a tendency by many students to treat mocks as just any other exam.

How to encourage your child to read

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We all know purposeful reading is essential to academic achievement, as books are important sources of information and knowledge. However, we are increasingly becoming aware of the importance of leisurely reading: that is, not reading for a required task, but rather reading for the simple pleasure of the experience.

Numbness in the limbs may be an early symptom of a stroke

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Moses Gakuba, 44, a former local league basketballer, was once the real definition of the word ‘giant’, he was not only tall, but also physically well built.

Why your baby won't stop crying in the night

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Parenting a baby who’s always grumpy is a huge challenge for a new mother. It is natural for babies to cry once in a while, because that is how they communicate; but what would lead to a baby’s constant crying, even in the wee hours of the night?