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    Premier Hailemariam concludes 3-day state visit

    President Kagame, Prime Minister Hailemariam and First Ladies, Jeannette Kagame and Roman Tesfaye build a school library at Groupe scolaire secondary school during Umuganda yesterday. Ethiopian Prime Minister and First Lady concluded their 3 day state...

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    Police arrest 4 suspects in murder of Kicukiro businesswoman

    Rwanda National Police (RNP) has arrested four suspects in the recent murder of businesswoman Christine Iribagiza in Kicukiro and a gatekeeper in Gacuriro of Gasabo District, arresting four prime suspects including a woman.

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    Rwanda's memorial sites and the stories they tell

    Seven days throughout, during the week of mourning as we commemorated the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, rain was pouring nonstop as we traversed the country visiting the six major memorials to pay homage to victims...

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    Trade unions petition courts over dismissal of former EWSA employees

    Trade unions have petitioned courts on what they believe was the unfair dismissal of more than 600 former employees of the energy and water utility agency, EWSA, in 2015.

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    Miners petition for pension benefits

    Rachel Ingabire, a 32-yearold miner enters a tunnel in Murara mining site in Kanazi Cell in Bugesera District where she earns between Rwf40,000 and Rwf60,000 a month that she says has helped her to provide for...

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Small business owners to benefit from Rwf843m Mastercard grant

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Small business operators are set to benefit from a $1 million (about Rwf843 million) grant from the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth to support their growth.

Egyptian envoy tips local exporters

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The business community should take advantage of the good trade relations between Rwanda and Egypt to create useful linkages and partnerships to expand market for locally-made products.

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Police FC look to stay in title race with win over APR FC

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Police Football Club may be remaining with very slim likelihood, if any, to win the league title but they know they can boost their chances of finishing ahead of reigning champions APR FC when both teams meet on Saturday at Kicukiro Stadium, kick off at 3:30pm.

Rayon Sports demons are back!

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They say ‘Old habits die hard’ and indeed Rayon Sports are back at it again almost full circle but hopefully, this time, their ill-advised decisions won’t come back to haunt them at the end of what has been a relatively incident-free campaign, even at Rayon Sports standards.

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[PHOTOS] Bizimana: Rwanda's top gospel musician on his career

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The recently concluded annual Easter Celebration concert by Gospel singer and piano maestro Patient Bizimana can be termed as one of the most successful gospel concerts the country has had.

Rock n' Roll festival

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Rock is not a very popular music genre in Kigali. Most people still view it largely as a Western indulgence. Others have termed it music for ‘crazy’ people on hard drugs.

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VIDEO: Spoken word remembers Genocide victims

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The opening stanza of Sammy Asiimwe’s poem perfectly captures the mood of its title, Ode to Motherland.

My rasta friends

I’m sick and tired of people begging me to write loosely about Rastafarians, so here it is. Rastas rarely ply the same route twice, save for when they’ve got no other option at hand. When a rasta goes to the neighborhood boutique for Ibinyomoro or cucumber, he will return to...

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Banking: Where are the boardroom women?

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By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released their financials for the year 2016. In addition to reporting their performance, the banks also disclosed the gender composition of their executive committees as required by Central Bank - the regulator.

Emerusenge on her career as a sign language translator

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As a child, Gisele Emerusenge experienced communication challenges with her friend with hearing impairment. This motivated her to learn sign language interpretation to effectively communicate with her friend and, contribute to the wellbeing of the deaf community.

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The Kenyan election that will be more about the next one   

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As the week drew to an end many Kenyans and those who follow political events in the region’s biggest economy found themselves in that awkward situation where your friends organise a surprise party but one of them leaks the secret and so you are left with the challenge of acting...

Traffic Police, here's a road habit to fight

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There is a slight chance that I offended the law Friday evening after I stopped by the roadside to chat with a traffic police cop, and to ask him something I have always shuddered about; shouldn’t people who drive at night with full beam headlights be punished?

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Tomorrow is world labour day.

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Job Announcement

The IGC is seeking to hire two Country Economists for its office in Rwanda: 1) Country Economist, 2) Country Economist for Public Financial Management.

GAIN’s Innovation Acceleration model in food processing value chain to fight malnutrition in Rwanda

Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy.

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.

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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New HEC boss speaks out on suspended universities

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In March, the Ministry of Education suspended operations of four universities and some courses in six other institutions over irregularities including inadequate staff and teaching facilities, leaving thousands of students stranded.

Cultivate your teaching with the course syllabus

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Have you ever had a student misunderstand an assignment, express surprise that you had considered attendance important, or want an explanation of how you grade after the final exam has been scored and the semester is over? If, like most teachers, you receive such remarks every semester, you already appreciate...

Asthma: Why early diagnosis is vital

Globally, World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that 235 million people suffer from asthma. It also indicates that asthma is not just a public health problem for high income countries, but it occurs in all countries regardless of the level of development.

The need to fight obesity in children

Obesity in children has been found to be the cause of health problems in the future if not watched closely. Experts say that almost 90 per cent of people living with type 2 diabetes are overweight or suffer from obesity.