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Noose tightens around poor quality foodstuff processors

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Poor quality and substandard processed foodstuffs and beverages could soon be history, thanks to a move by the standards body to enforce sector standards guidelines.

Kenya oil commercially viable at $25 a barrel, says Tullow

UK explorer, Tullow Oil, estimates that Kenyan oil can be commercially extracted at a break-even cost of about $25 (Sh2,543) per barrel (bbl), lower than the current global price of $30.

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Cassa Mbungo hails Police players after Atlabara win

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Police FC coach Andre Cassa Mbungo has hailed his side after beating Atlabara football club in first leg of the preliminary qualifying round of the 2016 CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday at Kigali Regional Stadium. The game ended 3-1 in favour of Police.

IPRC-South win to stay top in hoops league

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IPRC-South overcame rivals IPRC-Kigali in a hard earned 85-80 win on Saturday to maintain top spot in the national basketball league.

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'Isaano Arts Festival' brings the rest of Africa to Rwanda

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On Saturday, Isaano Arts Festival proved why it continues to be popular with live music fans. No one at Petit Stade, the venue of the event, was left standing when Zambia’s Yvonne Mwale, Ivory Coast’s Aly Keita, and Uganda’s Joel Sebunjo; stepped on stage to perform together.

Inema treats art enthusiasts to early Valentine's Day celebrations

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Valentine’s Day arrived early for art enthusiasts at the Inema Art Centre in Kacyiru, where a four-day Valentine’s-themed art exhibition came to a close yesterday.

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Fashion designer Anditi quit corporate employment to pursue his dream

Silas Anditi’s journey into the world of fashion design started as a kid growing up in Nakuru, Kenya. He would get clothes that his parents bought him, take them to the tailor and instruct him to change the design to fit his taste.

I really hate Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine’s Day. Wait, I take that back because I don’t really mean it. The older I grow, the more I hate this cheesy day and I’m so glad it falls on a Sunday this year. Maybe if I stay home all day, I won’t have to deal with all...

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Coping with hair loss

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A woman’s hair is a mark of her femininity. To most women good hair is a reflection of beauty and high self-esteem. When a woman starts noticing hair loss, the panic mode goes into over drive.

Uwamahoro has weaved a career in sports journalism

Ariane Uwamahoro is a sports journalist with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and was the only female commentator at the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.

Why they want you to 'get over colonialism'

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Last week’s column on why our education systems fail elicited this reaction from a friend: “We should give up on the whole colonialism bandwagon and deal with the real issue.”

Engaging, educating, empowering... 15 years later

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This year marks the 15th anniversary of Imbuto Foundation and a mile stone dear to our hearts. As a new member of the Imbuto family, this first year has been filled with great eye-opening moments, seeing the fruits of the hard labour carried out over more than a decade now.

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Are you planning to buy a used car? Well, you will have to dig deeper into your pockets with the impending implementation of a new tax policy on used imported vehicles.

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The Sugar: Make it Work Project

On August 29th, 2013, a Dutch-Rwandan Public Private Partnership was officially established between the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabuye Sugar Works, TechForce Innovations, Karisimbi Business Partners, Royal HaskoningDHV, Milan Innovincy, WUR Environmental Sciences Group and WUR Centre for Development Innovation to develop a more competitive, sustainable, and inclusive sugar value chain in Rwanda.

Scope of Work - Director of Operations

A reputable international tea company is seeking a long-term Operations Director to manage a large smallholder greenfield development project in Rwanda. Specifically, the project will plant out 3,200 Ha of smallholder tea and establish a smallholder services company.

Joining the global effort in awareness, prevention and treatment of cancer

Phillipa Kibugu was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994 while living in the United States of America. This was four years after her sister died of the same disease at a tender age of 38.

Striving for heroism, building a better future for all

One of our most precious asset as a people is our heritage-the experiences, tradition and culture, that have molded us over the years into who we are and what we are. It includes the struggles that we endured, the triumphs we earned and the wisdom we gained to confront the challenges of tomorrow.

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How to deal with school fees payment woes

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Giving a child the best in life is every parent’s dream but achieving this comes with quality education. Obviously, a good school is the necessary tool for cementing a strong foundation. Unfortunately, because of the numerous financial obligations some parents cannot sustain timely fees payments and struggle to raise school...

Green Hills Academy students tipped on cultural values

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Last Saturday, a group of Senior Six students from Green Hills Academy together with their staff visited a historical site in Gasabo District, a place where many believe Rwanda originated.

How safe is your drinking water?

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Since time immemorial, boiling has been considered the best technique to make water safe for drinking. Besides this rather traditional form of water purification, other conventional water treatment methods have since been introduced at the household level.

Why you should deworm regularly

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Most people only associate deworming with children, but in reality, even adults are at a high risk of getting intestinal worms if they don’t practice good hygiene.