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    Gender: Women not mere assistants in households, says Kagame

    Considering women as mere aides for men is a flawed view that has no place in Rwanda, President Paul Kagame has said.

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    Govt drops VAT on animal feeds

    The government has given in to demands by local agro-manufacturers and millers to have the Value Added Tax (VAT) on processed animal feeds and input products, dropped, The New Times has learned.

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    Mitali resigns as Liberal Party president

    Rwanda’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Protais Mitali, who also doubled as the president of Liberal Party (PL) has resigned from the party leadership on grounds that he was no longer in position to discharge his responsibilities while...

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    Museums revise entrance fees

    Effective April 1, the entrance fees and other service charges at all Rwandan museums will increase as a means to help museums generate more income and improve service delivery.

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    Epilepsy: A medical condition that people associate with witchcraft

    Epilepsy is a condition that people, especially the illiterate associate with witchcraft. But medical experts say epilepsy is not caused by witchcraft. An example is 20-year-old Justine Uwizeye who suffered her first seizure three years ago.

IGP Gasana visits police peacekeepers in Mali

The Inspector General of Police, Emmanuel K. Gasana, last week made a four-day visit to Mali where he met the Rwanda Police peacekeepers serving in the West African nation and commended them for their discipline and commitment to their mission mandate.

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MTN Rwanda donates Rwf2.5m to coop for disabled women in Rubavu

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Women have great potential to create and implement solutions to their community problems, Mary Asiimwe, the MTN human resource general manager, has said.

EAX supports grain farmers to improve post-harvest handling

Grain farmers working with the East Africa Exchange (EAX) in Kayonza and Musanze districts will now be able to manage quality of their produce, thanks to the mobile cleaning and drying equipment which was installed at EAX warehouses in the two districts last week.

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McKinstry suffers first defeat as Amavubi coach

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International friendly Zambia 2-0 Rwanda Newly appointed Amavubi head coach Johnny McKinstry started his Amavubi reign on the wrong foot after the wasps were defeated by Zambia in an international friendly, yesterday, at the National Heroes stadium in Lusaka.

Kayiranga vows to revamp Rayon Sports

Newly appointed Rayon Sports head coach Jean Baptiste Kayiranga is determined to turn around the fortunes of the Nyanza-based side that has succumbed to various setbacks in a forgettable season.

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Guma Guma lights up Nyamagabe

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The quiet town of Nyamagabe came to life as artistes performed during the Primus Guma Guma Super Star (PGGSS5) road show at the district stadium last Saturday. The show attracted a big crowd which at first was reluctant to warm up. It was clear that artistes improved on their performances...

A happy reunion for Frankie and BBA hotshots

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It was an evening of fun and laughter as Rwanda’s former Big Brother housemate Frankie Joe hosted his fellow hotshots at the Big Brother Housemates party which coincided with his ‘Alive to Love’ album launch.

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The rise and growth of Kigali's milk bars

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Back in the mid 1990s, Kigali was littered with kiosks written on: Amata na Fanta Bikonje (cold milk and soda). If you ever wondered what happened to them, the answer is: Nothing at all.

Shadia ignored public opinion to act in movies, manage a bar

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Most women will shun work in bars and nightclubs because of fear for what people will say, so they sit at home instead. Shadia Saidi not only manages a hotel bar, a job that ensures she is up all night, six nights a week, she is also a budding local...

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Shadia ignored public opinion to act in movies, manage a bar

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Most women will shun work in bars and nightclubs because of fear for what people will say, so they sit at home instead. Shadia Saidi not only manages a hotel bar, a job that ensures she is up all night, six nights a week, she is also a budding local...

Dating: When old women fall in love with boys

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Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.

Corruption: The case of the hiccups in Rwanda's scientific state

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A couple of weeks ago in this column I pointed out that over the past decade Rwanda has been trying to create a scientific state, that the country has established mechanisms for applying a systematic approach to state management, where there is significant reliance on measurement of socioeconomic progress, and...

Rwanda Inc. and tale of a performing CEO

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In 2007, an article appeared in Fortune magazine with a bold headline, “Why CEOs love Rwanda.” The article was in reaction to President Paul Kagame’s corporate endorsement at an annual shareholder meeting for Starbucks---a rare opportunity for an African Head of State.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Police have warned motorists against reckless driving, saying offenders risk prosecution and suspension of their licenses.

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SERENA HOTELS WINS BEST SERVICE PROVIDER AWARD FOR HOTEL CATEGORY 2014

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Bralirwa's comprehensive CSR approach

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) comprises of activities that companies do in support of community development. For Brasserie et Limonaderie du Rwanda (Bralirwa), CSR as represented in the company’s value of respect for people and communities in which they operate is central in all operations.

Access Bank Rwanda empowering women through W-initiative

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group President was once quoted saying; “At a time when the world is looking for additional sources of growth, there’s an untapped market out there that everyone should invest in more, this market is women.”

Kigali Institute of Management (KIM): Providing quality education, rewarding excellence

The Kigali Institute of Management (KIM) on March 13 graduated 178 students (124 female) in the options of accounting,banking, and finance. Graduates were called upon to embrace hard work and make use of the acquired knowledge and skills to develop themselves and transform the communities they live in.

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Day or boarding school: What you should consider

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Most parents agree that their children deserve the best education. That is why the enrolment levels keep shooting through the roof every year.

Riviera students visit The New Times, share writing tips

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Last week, students of Riviera High School visited The New Times with the intention of understanding how a media house operates, and how one can develop good writing skills. The session, that lasted over three hours, was facilitated by a number of editors and reporters.

Epilepsy: A medical condition that people associate with witchcraft

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Epilepsy is a condition that people, especially the illiterate associate with witchcraft. But medical experts say epilepsy is not caused by witchcraft. An example is 20-year-old Justine Uwizeye who suffered her first seizure three years ago.

Health benef its of pumpkin seeds

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Many people value pumpkins because they provide carbohydrates and iron among other nutrients. However many people don’t know the nutritious value of pumpkin seeds.