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    Mushikiwabo in Israel for Shimon Peres funeral

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo is in Israel to represent President Paul Kagame at the funeral today of former Israel statesman, Shimon Peres.

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    Government hires over 300 bailiffs to deal with debtors

    Time up, says the Government. And it’s woe unto those who owe the Government monies. The Government says enough is enough and has announced plans to drag its debtors to court.

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    Rwandans urged to visit tourist attractions

    Tourism sector can grow further if Rwandans are willing to experience, learn and share the beauty that the country bestows to the world, Belise Kariza, chief tourism officer at Rwanda Development Board (RDB), has said.

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    Why Rwanda improved in new WEF report on competitiveness

    The turbulent global economic times and weakening sub-Saharan economies have had little impact on Rwanda’s continued improvement in global competitiveness, a new report shows.

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    Senators challenge RAB on agric targets

    There is need for public private partnerships to achieve desired food production levels to ensure food security in the country, members of the Senatorial Standing Committee on Economic Development and Finance have said.

Prosecution withdraws case against Rose Mukankomeje

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The Prosecution has withdrawn the case against Dr Rose Mukankomeje, the former Director General of Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA). The development was confirmed Thursday by Faustin Nkusi, the Spokesperson for the National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA).

UN official tips on SDGs

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Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will require concerted efforts to achieve and bring about development in Rwanda and other nations of the world, the United Nations resident co-ordinator in Rwanda, Lamin M. Manneh, has said.

BNR to start licensing private pension providers next month

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The monopoly enjoyed by the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) as the sole social security provider will soon end as the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) moves to licence private pension schemes next month.

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Hadi's claims are baseless, says FERWACY president

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Rwanda Cycling Federation (FERWACY) president Aimable Bayingana has refuted recent claims by cyclist Janvier Hadi that the federation’s attitude toward him had “alienated him” and that left him “feeling unwanted,” which led to his premature retirement.

Mukura VS top officials resign

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Mukura Victory Sports president Olivier Nzeyimana and the club secretary general Sheikh Hamdan Habimana have relinquished their roles with immediate effect.

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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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Contraceptive ban: Is the Church crossing the line?

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David (not real name) is a devoted catholic. He never misses church and has travelled to the Vatican many times to seek blessings from the Pope.

Basketball can take you places - Mugabe

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28-year-old Aristide Mugabe is an accountant with security company ISCO but also, a renowned basketball player with Patriots BBC. Since becoming captain in 2011, Mugabe has led Espoir Basketball Club to three league titles and three play-offs titles. He also guided Espoir to the 2012 and 2014 editions of the...

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The dos and don’ts of wearing lipstick

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It may seem simple to walk into a store, pick lipstick that looks appealing, and wear it. However, the task of wearing lipstick is a lot more complicated, and being clued-up can help you rock it.

Women can do what men can and sometimes even better, says MTN’s Yvonne Makolo

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13 years ago, Yvonne Manzi Makolo packed her bags and left Canada where she had lived for 10 years to return to Rwanda. Upon arrival, she worked in IT before she moved on to work with MTN- Rwanda. Today, she is the company’s Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and also, currently...

RwandAir's new aircraft: What is in it for all of us?

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Air transport is more than a century old. It started off as an adventurous activity of a few pioneers, and later turned into an organised commercial activity oriented towards the physical transport of people and goods.

Co-opetition good for Kigali

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Co-opetition is a strategy that balances both competition and cooperation in business. It describes a business situation in which independent parties cooperate with one another and coordinate their activities, thereby collaborating to achieve mutual goals, but at the same time compete with each other as well as with other firms.

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City of Kigali residents living in informal dwellings could soon acquire decent homes under a new initiative by the authorities, the real estate sector players and other key stakeholders.

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Nyamagabe District: Committed to accelerating social-economic development

Situated in the south-west, Nyamagabe is one of the 8 districts that comprise the Southern Province. It is surrounded by the districts of Karongi and Ruhango in the North, Nyanza and Huye on the East, Nyaruguru in the South, Rusinzi and Nyamasheke on the West.

SORAS is a reliable insurer - Abiyingoma

Abiyingoma Aimable speaks with an aura of joy and satisfaction. A joy derived from the recent total repair of his vehicle and put back to the road after an accident.

African leaders insist universal jurisdiction should not be abused in any way

The purpose of Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) is to assist the African Union and all its institutions, in effectively addressing the seemingly intractable security challenges, confronting the continent.

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TVET targets: What it will take to meet the 2018 deadline

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It is 10:00 am in the morning; Albert Kalisa a third year student of civil engineering and construction technology at IPRC Kicukiro is using a set of tools in the workshop to erect a wall. As he reaches out for the trowel, he realizes that the struts would not be...

Akilah launches modern hospitality management lab

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Students training in hospitality management and tourism at Akilah Institute for women will acquire modern skills in the service sector, thanks to a new lab that was launched at the school main grounds in Kibagabaga last week.

World's first baby born from new procedure using DNA of three people

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The world’s first baby to be born from a new procedure that combines the DNA of three people appears to be healthy, according to doctors in the US who oversaw the treatment. The baby was born on 6 April after his Jordanian parents travelled to Mexico where they were cared...

Family planning: Why are women shunning contraceptives?

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Although most Rwandans have embraced family planning to ensure healthy and manageable families, it is not yet time to celebrate.