RNP, Community Policing partners in crime prevention drive

As Rwanda National Police (RNP) comes closer to its 16th anniversary, its partners are pledging more support to community policing programmes that have served as effectives tools to ensure public order, safety and security of Rwandans.

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Coffee export revenues double to $8.3m in 1st quarter of 2016

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Rwanda’s coffee export revenues increased to $8.3 million (Rwf6.5 billion) during the first three months of 2016, up from $6.6 million same period in 2015, a report by the National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) has indicated.

New maritime regulations to improve safety, EAC trade

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Shippers and clearing agents could face heavy penalties if they do not comply with the new maritime shipping regulations, Kenya Ports and maritime authorities have said.

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Patriots eye double victory in hoops league

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Patriots Basketball Club will be looking for a crucial double victory this weekend when they play U18 Boys Team Friday night and University of Rwanda College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR-CASS) on Sunday.

RRA upset Shams to reach the semifinals of African Club Championship

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Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) knocked out 2015 semifinalists, Shams, of Egypt on Thursday night in the ongoing Women's African Club Championship taking place in Tunis, Tunisia.

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Meet Mwitende, the blind man who plays musical instruments

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If you have ever attended any guitar lessons, learnt the first, second and third chord, you know how difficult it is. Yet sometimes you are required to put all the three together-so imagine doing that when you are visually impaired.

Weekend Proggie

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After a long and busy week, you probably just want to relieve some of the stress. Are you looking for entertainment beyond your living room couch? Worry not; we have a few suggestions:

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The underbelly of bachelor parties

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In January, Richard Kagabo hatched a plan together with a group of friends to organise a bachelor party for a friend they have known since high school.

21 QUESTIONS: If Riderman had 24 hours to live...

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When he’s not making mega hits, he’s probably on promotional tours or grooming upcoming artistes under Ibisumuzi Studio Records. Emery Gatsinzi aka Riderman, also known as the “Godfather” of Rwandan hip-hop, has won several accolades including Primus GumaGuma Super Star season 3.

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Ms. Geek: Celebrating three years of success

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When Ms. Geek was launched three years ago, few believed how far it would go in inspiring girls to join technology field, and also pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

There's more to women than running a kitchen, says Legacy Brands MD

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They say success comes to those who follow their passion. And Isabella Lydia Masozera did just that. The former radio presenter is now a budding entrepreneur, managing her own Public Relations firm.

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Labour Day amid youth unemployment challenges

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Every year the world celebrates Labour Day. It is marked with the celebration of the socio-economic achievements of workers worldwide. Basically, the Labour Day reminds the working class globally that having a job is a precious thing.

Lest we forget: The centennial anniversary of the Belgian defeat of Germans in Kigali

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As Carl Sagan stated “To understand the present we must understand the past”: May 6, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary that should be remembered by all Rwandans as it was on this day in 1916, that the second phase of colonial occupation began for Rwandans.

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Editorial Cartoon

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A local IT-based company has introduced a new system of tracking vehicles. The new GPS (Global Positioning System) vehicle tracking software was developed by Advanced Technology, a local firm.

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Accelerating demand driven, 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. In the preceding year (2014-15), the growth of agriculture has been depressed at 4.5% thus threatening the achievement of the twin goals of poverty reduction and economic growth.

Combating Hepatitis B & Hepatitis C in Rwanda

Hepatitis is not a commonplace disease. However, there have been rising cases of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infections and related deaths in Rwanda.

Bollore Africa Logistics Rwanda pays tribute to Ntarama Genocide victims

On Tuesday 26th April, Bolloré Africa Logistics Rwanda staff took some time off their schedule and visited the Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre in Bugesera District - Eastern Province to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

MPs conduct field visits to explore ways of improving civil registration and vital statistics

From March 11th to 12th, Members of the Rwandan Parliamentarians’ Network on Population and Development, (RPRPD) conducted a field Visit to oversee how civil registration and vital statistics work at grass root levels.

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Who is responsible for the poor academic research?

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It is a common saying that the world’s greatest minds solve nothing. Others have also argued that intelligent researchers spend most of their time on academic work and neglect their role in society.

My dream is to empower youth for a better Rwanda, says Tumwine

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The question of whether leaders are born or made remains unresolved, but what is undisputed is that with early initiation on the principles of leadership, every child can grow into a productive being in their careers.

Malaria resurgence: What exactly went wrong?

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As Rwanda Joins the rest of the World today to mark malaria day, the resurgence in malaria cases comes as a surprise considering the amount of effort invested by government to fight the disease.

How to prevent and treat boils

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Boils or abscesses can be quite embarrassing and cause immense discomfort, especially when they appear on sensitive areas of the body such as on buttocks or thighs.