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Gatsibo coop reaps big from diversification

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when 560 farmers of Rugarama in Gatsibo District came together to form a rice growing group, many wrote them off saying it was doomed to fail.

Slow implementation of African single aviation market irk experts

African governments have been urged to implement the deal to open up the aviation market on the continent agreed on 18 years ago. The third ministerial working group meeting on the Single African Air Transport Markets (SAATM) expressed concern over the delay by the majority of African Union (AU) member...

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Real draw PSG, Chelsea gets Barca, Spurs to face Juve in Champions League last-16

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Tottenham Hotspur’s reward for topping the Champions League 'group of death' is a tough tie against Juventus in the last-16, but there were even more mouth-watering ties elsewhere. Defending champions Real Madrid will face French big-hitters Paris Saint-Germain in the stand-out fixture of the round, while Chelsea suffered a harsh...

Dortmund sack Bosz, Stoeger takes over

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Borussia Dortmund sacked coach Peter Bosz on Sunday and immediately replaced him with PeStoeger, who himself was fired by Cologne one week earlier after failing to win a league match this season.

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Jazz Junction comes of age as it closes year on a high

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THE last edition of Kigali Jazz Junction for 2017 last Friday proved that the monthly show has come of age.

Neza and Masamba thrill revelers at final edition of Jazz Junction

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Jazz has arguably made name in Kigali going by the hundreds of revelers who turned up in numbers to experience the best of Jazz music Friday evening at this year’s final concert of Kigali Jazz Junction.

Umuhoza on the inspiration behind her award winning medical research

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24-year-old Alice Umuhoza, a medical student at University of Rwanda (UR), was awarded for her study on 'clinical care perspectives and knowledge on women cancers burden at the grassroots generation of health practitioners: The hindered killers in women are less focused.'

Entertainment reporter, Axelle Umutesi on her love for her job

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Axelle Umutesi, is a radio presenter with Royal FM, a television host of K250 at Rwanda Television network and an events MC. She also loves travelling. Born and raised here in Rwanda, she attended her primary level and part of secondary in Rwanda before she moved to Uganda to continue...

Pregnancy: When is it safe to travel a long distance?

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Karen Barasa is an expatriate working and living in Kigali. She was looking forward to spend the festive season back home in Kenya, but when she visited her gynecologist, she was advised against taking a long trip because it would put her pregnancy at risk.

My daughter has a bad temper

In everybody’s growth cycle, it’s common that a period between 11 to 20 years of age is without a doubt one of the most chaotic periods of our human existence. During this time, our bodies and minds go through many complex changes.

Laugh at Rwanda's size; joke’s on you

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Rwanda’s size is often invoked in denigrative terms. Critics of the government tend to bring it up when they want to dismiss or to minimise socioeconomic progress and to avoid giving credit where it’s due: to those who have overseen the progress.

Gospel music as a tool to uproot drug abuse

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Last week, I was impressed to read a story in The New Times titled “fighting drug abuse through gospel music”. It was about a gospel music campaign by Ambassadors of Christ Choir, one of the most prominent Adventist choirs in the country.

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Editorial Cartoon

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School going teenagers have been urged to be more careful during the festive season long holiday to avoid risky behaviour that could expose them to danger.

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Early screening, improved lifestyles and awareness campaigns stemming diabetes from among Rwandans

Diogene Abarihamwe,56, heard about the diabetes campaign which was being launched near his village area, as Rwanda was marking International Diabetes Day, at Cyabingo Health Center, in Gakenke District.

Building Learning Foundations Program – Tender and Procurement Process

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools.

Grand Legacy Hotel cheers patrons at Christmas Tree Lighting cocktail party

For the third time, Grand Legacy Hotel held a jovial Christmas tree lighting cocktail party for guests and associates as a way of reckoning the good partnership throughout the year which led to the successful service delivery to their clients

Building Learning Foundations Program – Tender and Procurement Process

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools. The BLF is being implemented across all thirty Districts and will benefit 2,494 schools and 24,940 English and Mathematics teachers. The Programme is being managed by a consortium of three internationally recognised leaders in the education sector, i.e. the Education Development Trust, the British Council and VSO.

How to make the best of the holidays

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Holidays bring excitement for majority of students because it feels like breaking loose from the bondage of months of studying. And for many, they leave school filled with a lot of plans. Some are excited about watching their favourite TV series, getting to explore social media and going on outing...

The rights of children infected or affected by AIDS

Every first day of December is World AIDS day. It is dedicated to remembering those who have died of the disease, creating awareness about its spreading, and celebrating the achievements that have been made in combating its spread.

Should pupils engage in school work during holidays? Pupils share their ideas

Holidays are a good time to reflect on school work since the student gets enough time to honestly look at their academic development. This is because some students find it challenging to do good revision at school in the presence of their friends.

Children living with disability display their talents at annual fete

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Poetess Ange Theonestine Ashimwe, now a Senior Five student at Cyabingo High School in Gakenke, has been physically disabled from childhood. Though she moves in a wheelchair her disability hasn’t prevented her from honing her talent as a poetess.