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    [VIDEO] Kagame swears in today

    President Paul Kagame takes oath of office, Friday, officially marking the start of a new seven-year term. The ceremony is taking place at Amahoro National Stadium.

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    Nine Egyptian firms enter local housing market

    Nine Egyptian firms have established a presence in Rwanda with an aim to serve the construction and housing sector. The firms, under the umbrella, Rwanda-Egypt Trading Association, commenced operations yesterday after about four months of due...

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    Two suspended varsities allowed to re-open

    Students from two institutions of higher learning will be happy to learn that they can now proceed with their education after the regulator’s green light. The Higher Education Council (HEC) suspended up to ten universities– some...

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    Businesses urged to make the most of 2017 trade fair

    Local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are looking forward to tapping into the potential presented by the upcoming International Trade Fair. The two-week event is in its 20th edition, with organisers promising a better and bigger...

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    All set for Kagame's inauguration

    President-elect Paul Kagame will be sworn in on Friday for another seven-year term in office. The oath is part of the ceremony that officially marks the start of a new term for the President.

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Uganda moves to tap regional food market

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Kampala – Uganda has outlined strategies geared at enabling the country tap into the growing the regional food market. According to the country’s Ministry of Agriculture, food crops where Uganda has a comparative advantage over others and can be marketed in the East African Community (EAC) will be prioritised.

Nyagatare rice growers optimistic as Rwf100m farm machinery is delivered

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Rice growers in Nyagatare District are in a buoyant mood after receiving Rwf100 million worth of farm machinery, saying it will ease operations and boost production. Muvumba Perimetre Eight rice growers cooperative acquired the farm machinery (five tractors) using a loan from Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD).

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Muhitira's rise from humble beginnings to stardom

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Athletics is one of the relatively popular sports in Rwanda but the sport has produced some good athletes, who have carried high the national flag at different regional, continental and international competitions over the years.

Amavubi in a do-or-die clash against Uganda

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RWANDA national football team (Amavubi) will need to score three or more goals without conceding when they face Uganda in the second leg of the CHAN 2018 third round qualifiers at Kigali Stadium today to stand a chance of reaching the finals tournament in Kenya.

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KigaliUp festival kicks off today

The seventh edition of the KigaliUp music festival opens today at IPRC Kicukiro cricket grounds. At a press conference at the venue on Thursday morning, organisers unveiled some of the local and international acts that will grace the festival stage, as well as some of the sponsors and partners.

Niyitanga on his experience from continental fashion show

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Rwanda’s fast rising designer Olivier Niyitanga of Tanga Designs participated in this year’s Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival that took place in Accra, Ghana. He showcased his ready-to-wear collection ‘I am Mercedes Bae’ in the week-long fashion festival that started on July 21. His collection was inspired by the Mercedes...

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Kibeho: Why pilgrims trek to the small town for blessings

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In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, we set off on a journey to Kibeho, a small town in Nyaruguru in the Southern Province.

WORD HAS IT...

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Socialite Sandra Teta has made a name for herself for all the wrong reasons but for some reason, this girl continues to grace our tabloids and newspapers.

What it takes to serve as a female police officer

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They look immaculate in their uniform. On duty they are confident and carry themselves with an aura of confidence and professionalism even when handling the most complex situations. They command respect and diligently perform their roles in a field many regard a male domain.

The Counsellor's thoughts...

A good wife knows her husband well and cares more about the relationship than what her husband’s relative’s demand for, and that is her greatest source of protection.

How the cultural and creative industry is gaining ground in Rwanda

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A week will hardly pass by without a news item or two in the lifestyle section in the Rwandan media about an upcoming entertainment event. It speaks of the country’s burgeoning cultural and creative industry (CCI) that, in many ways, reflects a global trend.

The guardian of the liberal world order

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MADRID – The global financial crisis, which began ten years ago this month, showed that the Western-led rules-based international order’s long-term survival is not inevitable. It is often assumed that if and when the United States loses its place as the global hegemon in that system, China will be the...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Foreign media who were expecting violence to erupt after the Kenyan 2017 elections ended up covering celebrations by the Kenyan athletics team which finished second in the IAAF World Championships in London, United Kingdom.

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HQ Power and Shapoorji Pallonji congratulate President Kagame

Our warm congratulations on your victory and our best wishes for your success as you prepare to take up again the responsibilities and challenges of your high office.

Rev Dr Rick Warren congratulates H.E Paul Kagame on his Inauguration

Rev Dr Rick and Kay Warren, the entire Saddleback Church Family and the Global Purpose Driven/PEACE Coalition congratulate H.E Paul Kagame on his inauguration.

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I am proud to have taught President Kagame - Augustin Nyabutsitsi

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As a teacher, you’re the most important part of a young student’s life. Your love of learning can be infectious and inspiring to any student you teach. Remember how you nurture the courage in a pupil’s heart.

How students can make the best of the third term

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Students have resumed school for the third term following a three-week holiday. As expected, they are all eager to do their best to be able to ascend the ladder on their academic journey. But to achieve this, educationists believe that schools and students should be purposely guided to maximise the...

Lead your life with a sense of purpose

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“There are 5 things you need to know,” he told the pencil, “before I send you out into the world. Always remember them and never forget, and you will become the best pencil you can be.”

Divine justice: The Stubborn Hunter

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Once upon a time, there was a forest. That forest contained many animals. There lived a hunter. He loved hunting rabbits, because he loved the rabbit meat.