SPONSORED: Ruhunde sector lit as 350 households connect to national grid

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On 22nd February 2018, Ruhunde sector was connected to the national electricity network and for the first time in the sector’s history, 350 households immediately got connected to and started using the grid electricity. Schools, a health center and administrative units including the sector, police office and SACCO offices were...

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City businessman elected new PSF chairman

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Robert Bapfakurera has been elected the new chairman of the Private Sector Federation (PSF), beating his sole opponent Françoise Mubirigi, by 137 votes to 18 votes.

New COMESA initiative to ease access to quality seeds

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Efforts to improve access to quality seeds in the region have got a big boost following the introduction of seed certification by Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) member countries.

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Arsenal were complacent in Ostersund defeat, says Wenger

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LONDON - Arsenal’s poor showing in the 2-1 defeat by Ostersund in Thursday’s Europa League last-32 tie was due to complacency, the Premier League club’s manager Arsene Wenger has said.

Rwanda face Mali in FIBA qualifiers today

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The national basketball team (Men) is keen on putting up a good fight to avoid a first round exit in the qualifiers of the 2019 FIBA World Championship.

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All set for Kigali Jazz Junction

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The 8th edition of the Kigali Jazz Junction is on today at Kigali Serena Hotel.

When musicians struggle to deal with fame

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The most trending names on the local showbiz circuit at the moment are Charly, Nina, and Alex Muyoboke.

Rwanda's Haute Baso shines at Commonwealth Fashion gala

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For the first time, established and emerging fashion talent from the Commonwealth member countries came together to showcase design talent and potential at Buckingham Palace under the commonwealth Fashion Exchange on February 19.

WORD HAS IT...

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To the shock of many, this week, celebrated duo Charly na Nina split from Decent Management, a company they’ve been signed to for the last five years.

Access to justice; why it is still a walk on thorns for women

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IT started like any other normal day for Emily Tuyishime but little did she know it would turn into a black Saturday in her life. On that fateful Saturday afternoon, her four-year-old son was involved in an accident that left him in a coma after sustaining grave injuries on the...

Deputy CEO Byamukama on leadership as women

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Dr. Shivon Byamukama is the deputy CEO of Babyl Rwanda and a lawyer by profession. She previously worked with Rwandair and Bank of Kigali. Her personal journey which includes work, school, family, friends, is what has shaped her into what she is today. She shared with Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority has suspended Amazing Grace FM programming for one month and slapped the station with a Rwf2 million fine over divisive and misogynous broadcast.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Discipline: How to break your child’s bad habits

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Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of other people? Is he being labelled as ‘aggressive’ or ‘notorious’ at school?

School Enterprise Challenge shaping young entrepreneurs

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Clarisse Nzafashwanimana, is a Senor 5 student at Groupe Scolaire Masaka. She is doing Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). She combines her studies with making knitted baby clothing (sweaters, caps and socks). She says the idea came when her school joined the School Enterprise Challenge.

Talent: Mpeta wants to become a top gospel artiste

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Hearing his high soft soprano from a distance, you do not want him to stop singing but rather feel compelled to pull closer to listen more to the rhythmic melodies seeping out of his young voice.

The Ant and the Grasshopper

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One summer’s day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest.