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    Kagame urges collaboration to tackle global challenges

    President Paul Kagame has praised the existing partnership between Rwanda and the rest of the world in tackling the ever-changing global challenges, urging continued solidarity on efforts to make the world a better place for all.

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    Bank of Kigali commits to positive impact as it starts yearlong CSR

    Bank of Kigali, yesterday, donated 500 solar panels to poor households, and surprised customers with a ‘cake sharing’ ceremony as it officially launched yearlong activities to celebrate its 50th anniversary since incorporation.

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    Citizens urged to start paying Mutuelle fees

    FIVE MONTHS from now, the current financial year will end, and with it, the expiry of all Mutuelle de Santé cards for the year, but officials at the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) say ‘right now’...

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    Spotlight shone on managers over breach of labour laws

    The Public Service Commission has announced plans to investigate why managers in public service continue to break labour laws, dragging the government to courts which ends up incurring losses in case of unfavourable rulings.

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    Ban on poultry imports; an opportunity to boost local capacity

    The private sector should exploit the ban on poultry products from Uganda and Europe as an opportunity to recapture and strengthen their presence in the market, experts have said. They say the development presents a challenge...

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Ban on poultry imports; an opportunity to boost local capacity

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The private sector should exploit the ban on poultry products from Uganda and Europe as an opportunity to recapture and strengthen their presence in the market, experts have said. They say the development presents a challenge for Rwanda to increase production and reduce dependence on imported chicken products, a situation...

Youth in agric urged to embrace modern methods to improve production, income

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Youth have been urged to embrace modern farming methods to be able to improve production and expand their enterprises. The young entrepreneurs under the Rwanda Youth Agribusiness Forum were also challenged to adopt technology to market their produce “as ICT tools can help them reach more people and a wider...

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Masudi under pressure as Rayon lose top spot

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Rayon Sports coach Djuma Masudi has admitted for the first time that he is under a “little bit of pressure” after his team’s unbeaten run in the league was put on a halt after losing to APR FC 1-0 on Saturday at a fully packed Amahoro National Stadium.

Ndangamyambi scores 64 runs to guide Telugu to victory

Eric Ndangamyambi was on top form as he guided Telugu Royals to victory against Right Guards in the first match of the 2017 V.R NAIDU Family Twenty20 tournament at Kicukiro cricket ground on Sunday.

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Hundreds grace premiere of 'Ishyaka' documentary

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Hundreds turned up on Sunday evening for the premiere of ‘Ishyaka, La Volonte De Vivre’ a documentary film about the revival of Rwanda, 22 years after the genocide. Directed and produced by Burundi-Canadian filmmaker, Joseph Bitamba, the one hour French documentary was released in December last year.

15 turn up for Miss Rwanda auditions in Eastern province

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More than 15 girls between the ages of 18-24 turned up at Silent Hill Hotel in Kayonza District, Eastern Province on Sunday with hope of getting a node from the judges to compete in this year’s Miss Rwanda competition.

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Meet ‘AntoMigno’: Rwanda’s ‘twinning’ couple

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They probably have been a common figure on your Instagram and Facebook feed who could have caught your eye for dressing alike. Well, 30 year old Antoine Iyamuremye, a businessman and 24 year old Aurore Mignone, a university student at University of Tourism, Technology and Business Studies, who have taken...

Should Christians switch off their phones during prayers?

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The advancement of technology has not only led to many people using phones but to a new addiction with many people now finding it difficult to spend a few minutes without their mobile telephone.

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Do Rwandans still need to travel abroad for child birth?

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Rwanda has reduced both under-five mortality and maternal mortality by approximately three-quarters. This achievement has been attributed to improved maternal health care over the years. But despite this milestone, some women still prefer to travel out of the country to give birth.

Nkurunziza on grooming children through games

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Jovia Nkurunziza is the managing director of Spiderman Games Centre at Makuza Peace Plaza, a centre for kids that provides a wide range of indoor games. She also organised the first edition of the Kids Christmas Festival last year, a two-day event that involved fun activities like singing, dancing, modelling,...

President Trump and Africa: we won’t matter very much

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Barack Obama is out of the White House after eight years occupancy. Donald Trump is the new occupant for the next four years.

Breaking the WHO's glass ceiling

TORONTO/NEW YORK – This year, the World Health Organization will elect a new Director-General. Last September, WHO member states nominated six candidates for the position: Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Flavia Bustreo, Philippe Douste-Blazy, David Nabarro, Sania Nishtar, and Miklós Szócska. On January 25, the WHO Executive Board will shortlist three candidates;...

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The Kenyan government has threatened to jail all the striking doctors if they fail to resume work. The strike has paralysed all public and some private hospitals for over 40 days.

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KPMG Rwanda gives back to community, shelters genocide survivor

Many survivors of the1994 genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi lost family members and close relatives, leaving them in lonely and destitute lives. Antoine Ntagabwira, aged 50 years, is among thousands of genocide survivors whose entire families were annihilated during the genocide. Ntagabwira did not only lose his wife and only child but also had his house burnt down. With no means to build himself another house, he had been living in a run-down house until KPMG Rwanda stepped in and renovated it.

RWANDA NATIONAL POLICE: 2016 REVIEW

Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.

Fast-tracking demanddriven sustainable irrigation development to achieve 100,000ha by 2020

Irrigation development in Rwanda is critical in ensuring that the nation attains the set EDPRSII target of 8.5% growth in Agriculture that will in turn boost the overall national GDP. Rwanda inaugurated the Irrigation Master Plan (IMP, 2010) which clearly identified and mapped 589,000ha of potential irrigation areas in Rwanda.

YARA Rwanda takes high quality fertilizer distribution services closer to farmers

YARA Rwanda on Tuesday 20th/12/2016, in Huye district, launched its first massive upcountry fertilizer distribution program in a bid to bring services closer to farmers in Gisagara, Huye, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, Rusizi and Nyanza districts.

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Why parents should prefer multi-lingual schools

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It’s no secret that most job advertisements today will carry a line suggesting that knowledge of certain languages is an added advantage. This aside, anyone who has travelled beyond their country’s borders will attest to the benefits of being able to speak many languages.

Discipline: How best to handle students’ grievances

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The teaching career requires one to be patient and passionate because handling students from diverse backgrounds is not an easy task.

Physiotherapy: A must-have for healthcare givers

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You’ve been dealing with chronic pain for months, and have talked to your doctor about surgery. It’s been scheduled and now you’re anxious about getting through the day. Many patients mind so much about the hours spent at the hospital that they don’t consider the importance of physical therapy as...

Jaundice: Why it should be of concern to every mother

If you are a mother of a newborn, make it a priority to regularly visit a doctor. This could save your child from jaundice. Charles Nuwagaba, a pediatrician at Polyfam Polyclinique Familiale in Kisementi, Kigali, says these visits shouldn’t be taken for granted as they are important when it comes...