Burundi holds parliamentary vote amid opposition boycott

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It was a poll of many tales as Burundi took to picking their legislators through the ballot yesterday. At one end, President Nkuzunziza, whose insistance on running for a controversial re-election triggered off mass Burundian exodus in search for refuge across the borders, arrived to vote riding a bicycle. In...

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Gin producers could lose billions as RSB insists on plastic bottles ban deadline

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In 2012, the Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) advised manufacturers of spirits and gin to install automated plastic bottling equipment to improve standards and hygiene in their production processes.

Local exporters eye Indian market

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Rwandan exporters are looking to explore the Indian market as part of the country’s export diversification effort. The exporters want to take advantage of the existing trade agreement between Rwanda and India that came into force nearly six years ago.

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Kayiranga criticises Rayon management

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Today Isonga FC vs Rayon Sports 3:30pm Wednesday Police vs APR Rayon Sports Football Club head coach Jean Baptiste Kayiranga is not happy with his employers after they allowed key players to leave the club before end of the Peace Cup. The final of the Cup competition will be played...

Amavubi to face Bafana without APR players

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Rwanda head coach Johnny McKinstry has revealed that no APR player will be part of the national football side that will face South Africa in an international friendly on July 25 in Johannesburg.

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Glitz and glamour at the premiere of Rwanda International Fashion

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It was a glamorous night of fashion as hundreds of people thronged Villa Porto Fino Hotel Kigali for the premiere of the Rwanda International Fashion World (RIFAW) on Saturday.

Rwamagana comes to a standstill as PGGSS 5 enters crucial phase

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Thousands of residents of Rwamagana district turned up in the district stadium on Saturday to enjoy a dose of entertainment from the Primus GumaGuma Super Star (PGGSS5) artistes as the show enters the penultimate ‘full live’ segment.

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Geza's passion for theatre has seen him travel the world

Arts has seen Brian Geza has fourteen years of experience working in the performing arts as a performer, teacher, and choreographer in his native Zimbabwe. He is the founder and Artistic Director of Zvishamiso Arts, a Harare-based community performing arts troupe.

More sambaza fish, please

Sambaza is not easy to describe to someone that does not know it already. But I will try. Let me try: It's a kind of fish that is endemic to Lake Kivu; the fish is small but not very small either.

Rwakayija's journey from a receptionist to a manager

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Denise Rwakayija is a mother, a career woman and a go getter. She has worked with MTN for the last 15 years, starting off as a receptionist and growing through the ranks to become a manager. She talked to Donah Mbabazi about her journey and why she cannot let anything...

When menstruation becomes a nightmare

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When Esperance Dusabe first got her periods, her grandmother, who was her guardian then, could not afford to buy sanitary towels commonly known as pads.

Gen KK's arrest: Contest of spirit and might

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The arrest of Lt General Karenzi Karake in London just over a week ago caused outrage and drew sharp condemnation not only in Rwanda but across Africa. Indeed decent and fair-minded people around the world felt the same outrage.

Open letter to the jurist community, human rights activists in the world

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Dear learned friends, I call on you today, painfully, because I have come to a point where I question my vocation, looking at the abuse that is consistently done in the name of justice, which we were all called to defend, and the law, which we took an oath to...

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Editorial Cartoon

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The national carrier, RwandAir, last week welcomed home its eighth aircraft, which will boost capacity and efficiency of its operations. The brand new dual class Bombardier Q400 NextGen Turboprop Airliner was acquired from Toronto, Canada.

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Rwanda: Commemoration of World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day, which takes place every year on 20 June, is a time for reflection.

WASAC in the quest to achieve efficiency and competitiveness in water supply and sanitation services in Rwanda

Water and Sanitation Corporation Ltd (WASAC) is working on strategic programs to increase e water production, distribution, and performance improvement aimed as provision of quality water and sanitation services in Rwanda.

Bollore Africa Logistics RwandaComemorates the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi

Mid this week, Wednesday 17th June 2015, Ballore Africa Logistics Rwanda Ltd honored honored victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsis and celebrated 21 years of putting the tragic pogrom to an end.

PRESS RELEASE: New leadership within Tigo in Rwanda

Tigo Rwanda today announced the appointment of Mrs Chantal Umutoni Kagame as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy-CEO) in Rwanda. She will take up the role on 19 June 2015.

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Scholarships you need to look out for

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Joseph kwizera, a 28-year-old secondary school teacher in Kigali will forever be thankful to government for the scholarship they gave him a few years ago.

Rwandans urged to beef up local research and innovations

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There is need for more Rwandans to develop interest in research activities to help find solutions to some of the challenges the country faces. Dr Mercy Nwankwo, the head of research at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) – Kigali campus, has said Rwanda and other African countries...

Be alert, male breast cancer is as dangerous as the others

When baby boys and baby girls are born, they have similar breast tissue and breast size. As boys develop especially during puberty, their breast growth ceases to be as complex as that of girls. High testosterone and low estrogen levels stop the development in boys.

Ulcers: Why your lifestyle could be the cause

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Plaisir Mutunzi, 34, a resident of Gashora sector, Bugesera district, Eastern province, started experiencing a burning pain in the abdomen; the kind that moves up to one’s neck, down to the navel and sometimes through the back.