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    Kagame in Algeria for three-day state visit

    President paul Kagame, yesterday, arrived in the Algerian capital, Algiers, for a three-day state visit. The President was received by the Speaker of the Council of the Nation, Abdelkader Bensalah, among other senior government officials.

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    New schools curricula ready for launch - REB

    The new school curriculum is set to be launched on Thursday, the Rwanda Education Board said. The Ministry of Education through Rwanda Education Board (REB) embarked on a comprehensive review of the current pre-primary, primary and...

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    Is cross-border legal practice really possible?

    Uganda’s represesantive to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Dora Byamukama, in November, tabled a Bill before the regional parliament seeking to allow for cross-border legal practice in East Africa.

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    Nyabihu milk processing plant nears completion

    A milk processing plant under construction in Nyabihu District is set for launch within the next three months, government officials have announced.

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    Uwamahoro honoured for saving Tutsi child

    A delegation of senior RPF-Inkotanyi carders, last week, visited and paid homage to a woman who, as a child, did not only risk her life when rescuing a baby girl during the 1994 Genocide against the...

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NAEB reassures on quality as China rejects tea from Kenya

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The National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) has reassured tea farmers, dealers and buyers on the quality of the country’s tea exports.This follows rejection of some of Kenya’s tea by China due to high levels of fluoride in the leaves.

MTN launches mobile money school fees payment service

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MTN Rwanda has partnered with 21 schools from across the country to enable parents pay school fees using the telecom’s mobile money platform.

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APR closes in on league title

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Yesterday APR 2-0 Amagaju Rayon Sports 1-0 AS Kigali APR yesterday made a giant step towards retaining the league title after defeating Amagaju 2-0 at Kicukiro stadium.

Team Rwanda Cycling seek Olympic Games qualification

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Team Rwanda head coach Jonathan Boyer is seeking to use the upcoming Africa Mountain Bike Tour, which will be held in Musanze from May 8-10 to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games.

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Urban Boyz thrill revelers in Nigeria, record collabo with Timaya

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The Urban Boyz received a standing ovation at the annual Gidi cultural festival in Lagos, Nigeria, last weekend. Although the group performed without group member Mohammed Nizzo who was not feeling well, they put up a thrilling performance and also managed to record a song with Nigerian music star Timaya.

Guma Guma artistes visit Murambi Memorial Site

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Artistes taking part in the Primus GumaGuma music competition (PGGSS 5) visited the Murambi Memorial Site on Wednesday as part of activities to mark the Genocide commemoration.

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Pacifique Bonheur: Guiding a path through Rwanda's dark history

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His second name 'Bonheur' means 'happiness' in French. But for Pacifique Bonheur, happiness is an ideal that only existed in name for most of his life.

Lamudi's Nigerian connection

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Wunmi Osholake is the country manager for Lamudi, an online real estate platform that connects real estate agents, developers, and individual owners. The company operates in 32 countries across the globe, 22 of which are in Africa, writes Moses Opobo.

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Imbalanced hormones: When women feel more handsome than beautiful

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Cathy (not real name) has been struggling with excess body hair for as long as she can remember. In school, she says, people nicknamed her “zinjathropas” (hominid who lived about 1,500,000 years ago), something she swears she will never forget.

Why can't I keep any friends?

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Most of the friends I make tend to disappear within a short time. I don’t know why. Is it because I surround myself with people I do not share interests with?

"Postdicting" Burundi's elections

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"Please pray for us," a friend pleaded in a WhatsApp message last week, before sending a picture reference with the captions: "It is getting out of control."

Winning the fight against malaria

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The fight against malaria remains a tough battle on the global arena especially in Sub Saharan Africa. For Rwanda, the fight continues to get tough as the country maintains a double grip on the gains so far attained and at the same time keeping the momentum on the road toward...

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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Members of the National Anti-corruption Advisory Council have urged Rwandans, such as the media, the private sector, and the civil society to step up efforts against corruption.

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Skills Development Project: Accelerating vocational, technical skills training

Over 6000 youth have so far acquired skills from vocational schools funded by the Skills Development Fund (SDF), one of the three components of the Skills Development Project (SDP); an initiative being implemented by the Workforce Development Authority (WDA).

Ecobank remembers

Friday the 10th of April, 2015 Ecobank Rwanda joined the rest of Rwandans in commemorating the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi during a function that took place at Kigali Memorial Centre, Gisozi, where the management and staff donated Rwf 5 million and to vulnerable individuals.

World Vision; partnering to build a better world for children

World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and the communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice, began working in Rwanda in 1994 after the genocide against Tutsi.

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One hardly forgives a violent felony but, as Nelson Mandela put it, it always seems impossible until it is done.

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Does teachers' pay have any impact on quality of education?

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For over six years, Deus Kwitonda (not real name) taught English in various secondary schools. Because of his dedication and commitment to his job, Kwitonda had earned a lot of respect from his students, parents and fellow teachers.

TEACHERS PLATFORM: Importance of sports to a student

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The growing popularity of computer, video games and television makes the children very inactive in their lifestyles. The time spent in these things may be spent in some physical activities. Parents should be a role model for their children. If the parents are looking very active, the children are more...

Why you need to go for cancer screening regardless of age

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A few days ago, Rosemary Nankabirwa, a former news anchor with a Ugandan television station, passed on after a long battle with adrenocortical carcinoma cancer. The death of the 37-year-old hurt many because she was young, but also demystified the myth that cancer is a disease for the old people.

How do you keep leftovers?

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From beans to chicken, a lot of leftover food always finds its way either into people’s stomachs the next day or the dustbin. But how should one treat surplus food if they have plans of consuming it?