Why Rwanda's satellite cities should promote 'green policies

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Policies that support innovative green growth are essential as Rwanda develops secondary cities across the country. According to Japanese experts, embracing smart technologies and renewable energy will help Rwanda attract more investors into the country and realise its goal of becoming a green economy.

New push to deepen e-payments launched

Local debit card scheme SmartCash has unveiled a new drive to encourage Rwandans to embrace e-payments using merchants with Point of Sale (POS) terminals across the country, writes Times Reporter.

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APR FC's Khanfir eyes league and cup double

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After seeing his side come away from Rusizi with a goalless draw against hosts Espoir in the first leg of the Peace Cup semi-finals, APR FC head coach Nizar Khanfir has rallied his troops to do all they can and win the second leg Friday as APR bid to win...

Volleyball playoffs: RRA seeks to keep unbeaten streak

Defending champions Rwanda Revenue Authority women volleyball club will be seeking to extend their unbeaten run this season when the playoffs get underway today in Ruhango District.

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Local filmmakers set for course in Germany

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Two young Rwandan filmmakers are set to travel to Germany to attend an international filmmakers’ class at the Baden-Wurttemberg Film Academy.

Weekend Proggie

After a long and busy week, you probably just want to relieve some of the stress. Are you looking for entertainment beyond your living room couch? Worry not; we have a few suggestions:

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21 QUESTIONS: In life, every man should...

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Thomas Muyombo, popularly known as Tom Close, is a 29-year-old artiste who swayed the music industry with hits such as Ndacyagukunda, Si beza and more. The singer is also a medical doctor and a writer. He had a chat with Donah Mbabazi.

DEBATE: Is it appropriate to breastfeed in public?

The issue of whether breastfeeding in public is appropriate or not has been ongoing for as long as I can remember, and to this day, I don’t understand why it’s something that people should even be arguing about.

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[PHOTOS]: Nyamirambo Women's Centre: Giving hope to disadvantaged women

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Orphaned at the age of 16, Fatina Umuhoza led a miserable life, characterised by the occasional lack of food and a decent place to stay.

Photography paved my way to self-employment - Kalisa

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Vestina Kalisa always loved posing for the camera, but later, she turned her hobby into a career in photography, which also satisfied her goal to be self employed.

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Liberation is our ultimate independence

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Today marks the beginning of the longest weekend sandwiched between 1st July and 4th July which are Independence and Liberation Days, respectively, in Rwanda. These are not ordinary days in our history.

Lifesaving treatment for cancer: A necessity from Australia to Zambia

Recently, the CEO of pharma giant AstraZeneca, Pascal Soriot, went on record stating that, when it comes to cancer in “Africa, we could give our products away and it would make no difference.”

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwandans have been urged to go for regular checkups and change their lifestyle to prevent Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs).

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Engen sponsors 10 children under Imbuto Foundation's scholarship program

Leading fuel marketer, Engen Rwanda, has partnered with Imbuto Foundation to sponsor 10 vulnerable but brilliant students to continue their secondary school education under the Foundation's 'Edified Generation' scholarship program.

Celebrating the resilience of refugees

Rwanda is host to more than 162, 000 refugees. UNHCR together with implementing partners such as ADRA Rwanda, Plan International, American Refugee Committee (ARC), Oxfam and others are supporting refugees to rebuild their lives and giving them hope for a brighter future.

CELEBRATING 16 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP IN POLICING

Every year, Rwanda National Police (RNP) holds ‘Police Week’ which involves week-long activities under the auspice of community policing in the build up to the Police Day anniversary, June 16 – to showcase the importance of partnerships in crime prevention, detection and enhance mechanisms for collaboration in service delivery and accountability.

Capture the beauty of Rwanda for a chance to win state of the art smartphone and helicopter ride

Over the last few years, Tecno Mobile has been on the forefront of developing quality and affordable smartphones for the African market and the world at large.

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Career choice: What is the role of parents, teachers?

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It is common to meet university students pursuing courses just because their parents dictated so or for the sake of acquiring a degree or diploma qualification.

The new competence-based curriculum a richer approach

Debates over the contributions of education to unemployment have raged for years without any signs of abating. The most cogent argument raised by many has been that the theoretical curriculum produces job seekers devoid of any practical skills to create their own. Applause to the new competence based curriculum; there...

Obesity: Why is it on an upward trend?

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In the olden days, obesity was common among old people. As they complained about the pain and complications caused by this lifestyle condition, young one’s looked on with an assumption that danger was miles away.

Want to cut off that extra pound? Here is how to go about it

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On a typical Friday afternoon, meeting groups of people jogging and packed fitness centres is a common sight around Kigali. Whereas for some it’s purely fun, this Friday gig is actually part of the government’s drive to encourage mass sports and exercise in a bid to promote healthy living.