How after-school programme imparts valuable skills in a child

Do you know what your child does after school? In several modern homes, it’s common to find children, between school hours and bedtime, sitting down and deeply engrossed in watching TV programmes that don’t add any value to their skills or aptitude.

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EALA members call for more sensitisation on EAC common market

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The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has urged partner states to increase sensitisation on the East African Community (EAC) integration matters, particularly the Common Market Protocol, to create more awareness of its benefits among regional citizens.

Rwanda to host key hospitality sector conference in October

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Rwanda’s push to become a top Meetings Incentives Conference and Exhibitions/Events (MICE) tourism destination in the region has got a boost after it was announced that the country will in October host the Aviation Development (AviaDev) Africa forum, a unique platform bringing together airlines, airports, hotels and hospitality investors.

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It's do or die as Mali face DR Congo in CHAN final

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The Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali will lock horns in a do or die encounter in the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) title match on Sunday evening at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.

We will shock DRC, says Mali head coach

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Mali head coach Djibril Drame has said his side is capable of shocking favourites DR Congo to lift the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) title on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.

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Nsenga is keen to inspire Rwandans abroad to return home

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Ian David Nsenga, who commonly goes by the name ‘Creative’, has his hands in almost everything artistic. He is a film producer, a film director, actor and a rapper. Two years after venturing into film and pushing music to second option; Nsenga’s star is rising steadily.

Weekend Proggie

The weekend is here! If January blues haven’t affected you, then there are plenty of fun places to go to. Here are some suggestions;

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Honey.... I lost my wedding ring

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Some call it the ‘smallest handcuffs’ in the world. Losing it without any convincing explanation is like condemning yourself to life in ‘love prison.’ Welcome to the world of wedding rings.

DEBATE: Should retirement age be scrapped?

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The new Pension Law, passed by the Senate last year, among other things saw the retirement age increased from 55 to 60 years. As a youth, I think this law should be changed and the retirement age lowered to 50 years.

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Would you take on your spouse's name?

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Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of Oxfam International is a leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building.

Stay focused on your dream - Young Grace

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Grace Abayizera, commonly known as ‘Young Grace’, was the first female to ever try her luck at rapping and at only 23; she has already made her mark on the music scene. She talked to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about her journey and what her plans for the future are.

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Ideas from an eclectic mind - Beyond 'Na Yombi' customer service

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Tomorrow, the CHAN 2016 football fiesta will come to an end. Les Leopards of DR Congo will take on Mali in what should be scintillating finale to a well-organized and attended tournament.

City parking guidelines need to be reviewed

Drivers in the City of Kigali (CoK) have another headache to contend with. It’s related to parking. They had become used to the parking attendants who prowl the streets sticking parking vouchers on windscreens but are nowhere to be seen to collect payment leading to unnecessary fines.

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Scope of Work - Director of Operations

A reputable international tea company is seeking a long-term Operations Director to manage a large smallholder greenfield development project in Rwanda. Specifically, the project will plant out 3,200 Ha of smallholder tea and establish a smallholder services company.

Joining the global effort in awareness, prevention and treatment of cancer

Phillipa Kibugu was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1994 while living in the United States of America. This was four years after her sister died of the same disease at a tender age of 38.

Striving for heroism, building a better future for all

One of our most precious asset as a people is our heritage-the experiences, tradition and culture, that have molded us over the years into who we are and what we are. It includes the struggles that we endured, the triumphs we earned and the wisdom we gained to confront the challenges of tomorrow.

Japan in drive to improve agricultural productivity through irrigation

The country side is green and the fields are covered with an assortment of crops that are flourishing because of the recent rains.

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How ready are we for the new curriculum?

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On April 23, 2015, government unveiled a new curriculum to foster a transition from a knowledge-based to a competence-based approach of teaching, whose implementation begins this year. This, unlike the previous methodology, would allow provision of instruction, assessment and grading with huge focus dwelling on imparting practical skills in learners.

The cost of repeating class

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From kindergarten, through primary, high school to university, I have witnessed some of my fellow students, close friends and peers struggle to get promoted to the next level. This journey remains chiefly a course for students who let their academic focus fall away, or ignore the commitment and dedication their...

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Zika Virus Declared Global Health Emergency

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The World Health Organization has declared that the Zika virus poses a global public health emergency. The infection, which experts fear is spreading very fast, has been linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains.

How safe is your fitness training?

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With the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) games underway, many people have been wondering how the players from the various camps manage to put up with this rather rigorous schedule.