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Rwanda has attractive packages for floriculture sector investors - NAEB

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Rwanda has intensified efforts to diversify exports and investments in the country by showcasing opportunities in its floriculture sector at a roundtable attended by potential investors and operators in Nairobi, Kenya, yesterday.

Uganda, TZ sign deal for world’s longest heated oil pipeline

Uganda and Tanzania signed a framework agreement on their proposed $3.55 billion crude export pipeline yesterday, a key milestone for the project, which is expected to start pumping Ugandan oil to international markets in three years.

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Rayon, FERWAFA disagree on trophy-awarding ceremony

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IT is official that Rayon Sports are the 2016/2017 national league champions. The club is only waiting to be handed their trophy. But Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) and Rayon have disagreed on when the official crowning ceremony should be held.

The rise of Mutatsimpundu to the helm of beach volleyball

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Volleyball is among the disciplines lifting high the country’s flag on regional, continental and world stage. Although the sport is not so popular, it has produced professional players who have represented the country in international competitions including world championships.

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All set for Kigali Fashion Week finale

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Over 17 designers will grace the grand finale of the sixth edition of Kigali Fashion Week at Serena Hotel today. Over half of these are international designers from Nigeria, United States of America, Canada, Uganda, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Kingdom, Tanzania and Japan, among others.

Sagini on what to expect at the Kigali Jazz Junction

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Cece Sagini, real name Cecilia Sagini, will be performing in Kigali for the first time at the Kigali Jazz Junction this weekend. The artiste said she is excited and looking forward to her performance. She also looks forward to dancing and interacting with her audience, and creating new relationships through...

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Has the gospel music industry come of age?

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IT has produced hits that rule the airwaves. In secular night clubs, it is common to dance to a gospel hit. Gospel music concerts are some of the most attended events.

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Genocide: Child born out of rape, mother recollect the painful journey to healing

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We arrived at her home located in Kimironko, a Kigali suburb, around 2pm on Wednesday, last week. Due to the delicate nature of the assignment, we were in company of a counsellor from a local organisation called Survivors Fund (SURF).

Musanabera on her 8-year battle with fistula

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She smiles and clears her voice to talk to me. Her facial expression exudes happiness and a sense of relief. And why wouldn’t she be happy? For a year now, it has been bliss because the fistula she suffered from for eight years was finally treated.

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The need to strike a balance between sovereignty and economic integration

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The past couple of weeks have seen local and regional media saturated with concerning findings of the recently released EAC Secretariat and the East African Business Council study, "Costs and Benefits of Open Skies in the East African Community".

[EDITORIAL] Pan-Africanism: We need to stop agonising and organise

Kigali this week played host to a conference on Pan-Africanism, which took place on the African Liberation Day -- May 25. At the meeting, organised by the Rwandan chapter of Pan-African Movement, participants underlined the importance of mindset change if Africa’s total liberation is to be achieved.

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The Ministry of Sports and Culture has said deepening the reading culture among Rwandans, competitiveness among writers as well reducing the cost of locally published books will expand the market of the books, subsequently allowing for mass production of local content.

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‘Nkuwikorera’ Enhancing Service Delivery to Fast-track national transformation

The service sector currently contributes 48% to national development which compares significantly against other sectors.The Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2) has set citizens satisfaction towards quality of services rendered to them at 85 % by 2018.However, the service delivery still lags behind all government indicators according to the Rwanda Governance Scoreboard 2016, scoring 72.93%.

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Martyrs SS commemorate Genocide

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Martyrs Secondary School community last Saturday held activities to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. At the event, students were urged to shun evils of hatred and genocide ideology that characterised the pre-1994 education sector.

Use high-order thinking questions to promote learning in higher institutions

Using questions to teach is an age-old practice and has been a cornerstone of education for centuries. The concern, however, is on whether today’s teacher use the questions tactfully to realize their instructional goals.

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NCDs: Answer lies in early screening, prevention

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Last week, a Health Week was launched in Gahengeri Sector, Rwamagana District, with the aim of looking at different ways to help the community access healthcare services better.

Overcoming sudden drop in blood pressure on standing up

Also known as orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension medically (hypotension means low blood pressure), it is a sudden drop in blood pressure that happens when a person stands up. This drop in blood pressure can make you feel dizzy or lightheaded.