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    MPs move to have BBC transmission suspended

    Lawmakers have called on government to suspend British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) transmission in the country over a recent documentary, Rwanda’s Untold Story, which MPs said is part of a grand plan to deny the 1994...

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    Youth demand govt withdraws BBC licence

    Thousands of youth yesterday staged a protest to demonstrate their disapproval of a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary they say is an attempt to revise the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, demanding that government cancels...

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    East Africa ‘FDI second highest rate on continent’

    President Paul Kagame has urged British investors to turn their attention to East Africa, citing the sound foundation that has been built to enable economic growth.

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    Deaf and mute girl sits PLE, wants to become an accountant

    When Alice Mugwaneza started primary education at the age of seven, she was overwhelmed with joy and was optimistic about the future. But her excitement was short-lived as her teachers said they could not help...

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    Premier urges military judges to uphold ethics

    Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has urged military judges and prosecutors in the country to always uphold professional ethics in their work as their job is also critical in bolstering national unity.

Can Onatracom bounce back?

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There are mixed feelings on whether Rwanda Public Transport Authority (Onatracom) can recover from the huge financial loss it suffered in recent years which has subsequently forced the firm to significantly scale down its operations.

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Airtel doubles commission for agents

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Airtel has launched a promo where airtel money agents will get double commission for any transactions made. The campaign dubbed ‘The best things in life are free’ will benefit the firm’s over 4,000 airtel money agents across the country.

Irish potato farmers count losses as prices drop

Irish potato farmers have decried the low farm-gate prices currently being offered by dealers. The farmers say a kilogramme of Irish potatoes is at between Rwf70 and Rwf100; barely a third of the price at which they bought seeds.

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Tuyisenge hat-trick drowns Kiyovu

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Jacques Tuyisenge netted a hat-trick as Police FC humiliated SC Kiyovu 5-0 in the national football league yesterday afternoon at Kicukiro stadium.

Karate team intensifies preps for World Championships

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The National Karate team under coaches; Ruslan Adamov and Tamer Abdel-Raouf, has intensified preparations ahead of the World Karate Federation (WKF) Championships set for November5 to 9, in Bremen, Germany.

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Izabiriza dreams to paint his way to success

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At 22 years of age, Moses Izabiriza has already decided what he wants to be the rest of his life: to become a professional painter. He says that he is driven by deep passion for arts to ensure that he succeeds in the industry.

HotShots updates: Uganda’s beauty queen sad about being single

The reigning Miss Ugandan Ellah celebrated her twenty fourth birthday in the Big Brother house and, she screamed and leaped in the air when biggie gave her a cake to celebrate her birthday. Her fellow Hotshots were excited and celebrated with her.

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Vegetarianism is latest vogue

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The term “vegetarian food” implies the food which includes vegetables, fruits, grains and cereals, milk and milk products. A person who does not eat meat for religious, social or health reasons is a “vegetarian”.

Buregeya: Fitness instructor, karateka and boxing champ

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Growing up, Emmanuel Buregeya’s sporting obsession had nothing to do with the gym or weight-lifting, but Karate, the popular martial art form of Asian origin.

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What is the fate of the rural woman in Rwanda?

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On October 25, 2014, Rwanda will join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Rural Women’s Day under the theme “Let’s support each other in the journey of self-reliance.”

The life of a female taxi driver

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The sight of a woman driving a taxi is something we don’t see every day. The taxi business is male dominated given the tough conditions that come with the job like working long odd hours. And traditionally, society still frowns at a woman who works as a taxi driver.

Why young people should not be afraid of politics

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To many young people, politics with a capital ‘P’ can often feel like something which is far removed from everyday life, and something which most young people don’t easily relate to. Yet if you have been a youth worker for any stretch of time like me, you’ll understand that youth...

The myth of Africa’s leadership deficit (Part II)

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As promised in my previous piece on Africa’s leadership deficit, I will discuss how the great powers of the world as we know them today were built. First off, a quick look at the developed western countries – the United States and Europe.

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Editorial Cartoon

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The University of Rwanda and the Swedish government are seeking to strengthen partnership in post-graduate study and research.

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World Food Day 2014

The Government of Rwanda joined the rest of the world to celebrate the World Food Day on 16th October to bring awareness to global hunger.

FH Rwanda: 20 years of transforming lives

On our way to South, about 65 kilometers(40 miles) from Kigali off Muhanga road, we found Innocent Kamuhinda lying on his sickbed at Gikomero Health centre.

Helping to Strengthen Capacities and Build Effective Institutions

As the twilight sets in on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), with their 2015 deadline fast approaching, efforts are now underway to usher in another dawn for a global impact for tackling the persisting and emerging development challenges facing the global community being stepped up.

Prime Life Assurance Ltd changes to Prime Life Insurance Ltd

We are pleased to inform you that following the acquisition of PRIME LIFE ASSURANCE Ltd by GREENOAKS Global holding, PRIME LIFE ASSURANCE will officially change the name to PRIME LIFE INSURANCE effective Friday 17th October 2014.

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Why report cards are very important

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Excellent performance! More effort needed! Pull up your socks! It is not too late to improve! You could have performed better if it was not for the bad company! Keep it up! Balance your efforts!

Career: Carpentry, the profession that embraces everyone

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We continue to see many children who call streets home. These children do not have any skill which they can use to earn a living and the little money they get through illegal activities such as stealing and prostitution is spent on drugs like marijuana and ‘petrol’ for sniffing which...

Ministry of Health announces new Ebola screening measures

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Anyone entering Rwanda who have been to the United States or Spain during the last 22 days are now required to report their medical condition everyday by dialing 114 between 7am and 8pm for the duration of their stay in Rwanda (if less than 21 days) or for the first...

Going the miles for the dignity of women

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In the true sense of the word, Barbara Margolies comes out as a firm woman. There is an unmistakable element of seriousness about her. But all that is when you are giving out a first-time impression of her. Yes, until you have talked about the thing that she seems to...