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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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Mugisha traces his journey to becoming one of the most promising cricket stars

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Cricket is one of the fastest growing sports disciplines in Rwanda. The sport was introduced in Rwanda after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Musanze seek to end Rayon's unbeaten run

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Musanze FC head coach Sosthene Habimana has said he will not have any favours when he comes up against his former employers Rayon Sports in the Azam Rwanda Premier League on Saturday at Ubworoherane ground in Musanze.

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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.

PHOTOS: Dutch community in Rwanda celebrates King’s birthday

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On Wednesday evening, the Dutch envoy, Frederique de Man, hosted the King’s birthday celebrations at her residence in Nyarutarama, an affluent suburb of Kigali

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Why DNA testing is on the rise in Rwanda

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It could be for purposes of proving infidelity, a court order, or just curiosity, but based on what we found out recently, DNA testing is on the rise in Rwanda. According to Lancet Laboratories, a pathology laboratory that, among other services, carries out DNA tests, an average of four clients...

Flavors Asian Fusion: An unconventional buffet

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Management by walking around. This is a physical presence of someone in management or ownership of a restaurant or other facility.

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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 world must make clear that use of chemical weapons is unacceptable

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Every year the global community pauses on April 29 to remember victims of chemical warfare. The UN promotes international awareness and action against these horrific weapons that strike insidiously and indiscriminately, causing agonising death and injury to people who have no way to protect themselves.

Why Europe still needs cash

FRANKFURT – Payment systems in Europe are facing upheaval. With the digital revolution offering ever-faster and more convenient means for settling transactions, cash seems to some to have no future. But to write off the role of banknotes and coins in the economy would be a mistake.

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Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda say information sharing as well as deeper collaboration will be decisive in tackling tax fraud.

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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.