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    Rwanda Military Hospital opens new dialysis unit

    The Minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba and the Egyptian envoy to Rwanda, Amb. Namira Nabil Mohamed Elmahdy Negm, on Saturday inaugurated a hemodialysis unit at Rwanda Military Hospital - Kanombe, in Kigali.

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    RDB courts investors for DN housing project

    A new investor is being sought to take over the Green Park Villas housing project in Kigali’s Rusororo area and deliver homes to their buyers after the scandal-hit DN International failed to complete the construction works...

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    How off-grid subsidisation could deliver Rwanda’s energy targets

    Philippe Bimenyimana, a married father of five children, says that his finances are not as stable to allow him all the basics, let alone paying electricity bills. From farming, Bimenyimana earns approximately Rwf70,000 per month. After...

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    Making education meaningful and relevant in African countries

    In Africa, achieving a meaningful and relevant education means addressing a web of challenges in society in order to attain a transformative outcome. However, only 43 per cent of young people have access to secondary education...

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    New African literature is disrupting what Western presses prize

    African literature is the object of immense international interest across both academic and popular registers. Far from the field’s earlier, post-colonial association with marginality, a handful of star 'Afropolitan' names are at the forefront of global...

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RwandAir to start direct flights to Brussels on October 31 - CEO

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Rwandair, the national carrier, will effective October 31, 2017 start direct flights to Brussels, Belgium. According to Chance Ndagano, the acting chief executive officer of RwandAir, the airline will operate three weekly flights on the Brussels-Kigali route on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.

EAC textile sector tipped on maximising technology

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Textile industry players in the region have been challenged to start making garments that require low level technology and skills as the East African Community (EAC) countries prepare to phase-out imported used clothes.

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Rwanda strikes gold at Para-Taekwondo Games

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Rwandan para taekwondo team won two medals at the World Championships that concluded on Friday at the Copper Box Arena at London’s Olympic Park.

Construction of new district stadiums to commence next month

Rwanda Housing Authority (RHA) has announced that works to construct three new district stadiums in the Eastern province will start next month.

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Renowned graffiti artist Roa visits Rwanda

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Internationally acclaimed Belgian graffiti and street artist, Roa is in the country on a mission to promote environmental conservation through art based activism and creative community engagement.

Mani Martin in Afro album tour and video launch

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Shortly after shooting a music video for his Afro remix, featuring Ugandan star Eddy Kenzo, Mani Martin embarked on a countrywide concert tour dubbed Afro Album Tour.

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Meet Tushabe, a passionate saxophonist

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Many instrumentalists and instrument lovers will agree that the saxophonists are not quite as popular and the number of saxophonists in this country are not that many.

Mpyisi: A budding filmmaker keen to take Rwandan film to new heights

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As a child most of her time was spent indoors watching movies and cartoons while other children played outside. Such is the memory of Kamikazi Mpyisi, a young budding filmmaker.

Meet McFarlane, a rape victim on a mission to end sexual violence

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Eighteen years ago, Claire McFarlane was brutally raped and left for dead on the streets of Paris.

KWEZI AND I...The story of silver fish

I have always said that Kwezi loves food so there is no story there. I have also always said that she is not picky but I guess I was wrong. Again. I got measles when I was almost a teenager and to tell you about how I stared death in...

Somalia and why we have to keep up with our brothers

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When the leaders of Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania sat down to revive the East African Community, they seemed to have set off on a more ambitious path than their predecessors.

Give God a break from man made madness

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This week, two hippopotamuses emerged from the far end of the East African Sea to announce to those ashore that the crocodile was ill; in a church not far away, a priest asked the congregation to submit their prayer requests to God and one read, 'oh Lord, give us good...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Parliament has urged the Government to urgently revisit its relationship with the US-based rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) over what it described as “continued deliberate false” reports on Rwanda. In July, the US-based organisation released a report in which it named citizens who had allegedly been executed by Rwandan security organs over petty thefty, but the National Commission for Human Rights later established that seven of the alleged victims were actually alive, while others had died of natural causes or accidents.

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Restoring sight and hope in Rural Rwanda

Jacqueline Nyirahabineza spends her days laboring in other people’s farms in order to make ends meet. Her husband, Felicien Ukwitegetse has congenital cataract meaning that his vision has been impaired since he was a child.

CyberTeq: First Rwandan private cyber-security firm to boost cyber capacity in the region

The Government of Rwanda has significantly invested in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure and applications as a cornerstone for national economic growth.

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Why schools should involve students in decision making

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Dealing with student grievances is every school head’s nightmare. Education experts warn that at the heart of this challenge is poor communication between students and the school administration.

Teachers union calls for empowerment of female teachers

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The National Teachers’ Union has called for more support to female teachers to promote education in the country. During the recent 4th congress of the Rwanda Teachers Union, officials called for increased support to the female teachers as they play multiple roles in society.

SDG 10: Reduced inequalities

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The purpose of SDG 10 is to make everyone more equal! This means all people should have opportunity, safe and clean places to live, enough money, good schools and doctors, and lots of other things.

William Shakespeare: Renowned English playwright and poet

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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616), was an English poet, playwright, and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s pre-eminent dramatist.[2] He is often called England’s national poet, and the “Bard of Avon”.