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    Kagame receives Stanford University students

    Successful businesses and countries depend on their leaders’ willingness to work for the common good of those they serve, President Paul Kagame told visiting students from Stanford Graduate School of Business yesterday.

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    Why are district investment groups struggling?

    Last month, a one Issa posted a question on the recently launched information portal, www.sobanukirwa.com – a portal that has been developed primarily to help members of the public easily get information from public institutions.

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    First Lady calls for sustained efforts in HIV/Aids fight

    First Lady Jeannette Kagame has reaffirmed Rwanda’s commitment to the fight HIV/Aids, saying the country is using a holistic approach through a combination of laws and policies, and pro-women and girls programmes.

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    Eala now outlaws non-tariff barriers

    The East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) has passed the EAC Elimination of Non-Tariff Barriers Bill, outlawing the remaining nearly 15 per cent of Non-Tariff Barriers (NTBs) in the region.

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    Dating: When old women fall in love with boys

    Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.

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Private sector urged to invest in cross-border markets

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The private sector has been urged to invest in cross-border market infrastructure to facilitate regional trade. Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade and Industry, said the approach could also help foster and strengthen formal trade in border areas.

New software to ease access to MFIs network

Efforts by financial institutions, especially microfinance institutions (MFIs), to improve service delivery could be boosted following the introduction of a new banking software system that supports automation of banking services.

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Suljagic appointed as APR head coach

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Serbian tactician Dusan Duje Suljagic has been appointed APR head coach with Vincent Mashami as his assistant.

2015, a challenging year for Amavubi

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While the national football team (Amavubi) enjoyed a successful 2014, superseding any imaginations, 2015 will be a defining year that will make or break the Amavubi.

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BBA Hotshots jet in for Frankie Joe concert

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Former Big Brother Africa Hot Shots Tayo (Nigeria) and Ellah (Uganda) flew in today afternoon for tomorrow's BBA Housemates Party, organized by Franke Joe Rukundo.

Big Brother-Hotshots jet in for grand reunion

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Former Big Brother Africa-Hotshots, Permithias from Namibia and South Africa’s Nhlanhla arrived in the country, yesterday, ahead of tomorrow’s grand reunion.

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Byiringiro's computer app that kept fraudsters off Miss Rwanda 2015

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It’s no secret that commercial event organisers make their money from ticket sales. Instead, what could be termed secret, or even mysterious, is why these events that usually attract large crowds only manage to bring in a pittance from gate collections.

'In tourism, there is nothing like difficult client'

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Tired of the daily routine of entry-level corporate employment, Eric Kayiranga threw in the towel in 2011, and using his small savings bought a small car that he used as a special hire taxi. Today, he does not regret the move, having graduated from the rank of cab driver to...

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Dating: When old women fall in love with boys

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Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.

Mukamunana: The pillar of disabled children

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Last week four Rwandan women received the Women of Courage Award from Erica J Barks-Ruggles, the US Ambassador to Rwanda. This was the first time the award was coming to Rwanda.

Why choose to be a public servant?

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Today’s public sector environment has come a long way from how things used to be in the 70s, 80s and 90s when public services were seen as a privilege and not a right, and a career is seen as a safe option, especially for senior staff, who enjoyed the sector’s...

'Ndi Umunyarwanda' concept should be a legacy for posterity

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Ndi Umunyarwanda programme was initiated in 2013, with an ultimate goal of building a national identity and to foster a Rwandan community that is based on trust and unity.

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Local logistics and public transport sectors have got a huge boost following the operationalisation of a new law legalising importation of Right Hand Drive (RHD) heavy trucks and buses.

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Bralirwa's comprehensive CSR approach

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) comprises of activities that companies do in support of community development. For Brasserie et Limonaderie du Rwanda (Bralirwa), CSR as represented in the company’s value of respect for people and communities in which they operate is central in all operations.

Access Bank Rwanda empowering women through W-initiative

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group President was once quoted saying; “At a time when the world is looking for additional sources of growth, there’s an untapped market out there that everyone should invest in more, this market is women.”

Kigali Institute of Management (KIM): Providing quality education, rewarding excellence

The Kigali Institute of Management (KIM) on March 13 graduated 178 students (124 female) in the options of accounting,banking, and finance. Graduates were called upon to embrace hard work and make use of the acquired knowledge and skills to develop themselves and transform the communities they live in.

Africa Digital Media Academy: New initiative to boost TVET

Motion Capture is the latest technology to be rolled out by the Africa Digital Media Academy (ADMA) to empower trainees with employable skills in the media production industry, according to Christopher Marler, the Director of the ADMA.

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Day or boarding school: What you should consider

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Most parents agree that their children deserve the best education. That is why the enrolment levels keep shooting through the roof every year.

Riviera students visit The New Times, share writing tips

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Last week, students of Riviera High School visited The New Times with the intention of understanding how a media house operates, and how one can develop good writing skills. The session, that lasted over three hours, was facilitated by a number of editors and reporters.

Breastfeeding: Why it is the best gift for your child

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Denise Iraguha, a mini-supermarket owner in Gikondo, a Kigali city suburb, and a mother of four, says exclusive breast feeding for 6 months is a tall order especially for a busy person like her.

TB Day: How is Rwanda faring?

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Tomorrow, the World will mark the Tuberclosis (T.B) day. The day is used to build public awareness that TB remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries.