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    Why govt raised taxes on used cars

    Are you planning to buy a used car? Well, you will have to dig deeper into your pockets with the impending implementation of a new tax policy on used imported vehicles.

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    Seven ministers in Senate over trade imbalance

    The government will put efforts in increasing value addition of export crops and utilise resources on the ground to maximise profitability in order to turn around trade deficit that has slumped heavily.

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    Crime deterrence in focus as PENAL CODE goes under review

    Rwanda Law Reform Commission (RLRC) has started the process of reviewing the country’s Penal Code with four guiding criterias; deterrence character of a Penal Code provision; rehabilitation of the offender; incapacitation of the offender and proportionality.

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    Rwandan Police peacekeepers in Haiti decorated

    The United Nations has decorated 27 Rwanda National Police (RNP) officers in Haiti with service medals for their outstanding peacekeeping role in the Caribbean nation.

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    Valentine's Day: What does it mean to you?

    The sad news is that Valentine’s Day is not a public holiday. Your place of work, shops, schools, public transport and other organisations remain open as usual on this day.

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Huye co-operative to build Rwf300m modern abattoir

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Meat dealers in Huye District are in advanced stages to set up a modern abattoir worth Rwf300 million under their co-operative COCOVIHU. Claver Nsanzimana, the president of the COCOVIHU, said the abattoir expected to start operations this year will help improve quality and widen business opportunities.

Hima boosts Nyagatare with clean water

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Residents of Nyagatare District in Eastern Province will no longer have to walk long distances in search of clean water following the launch of a borehole in the area last week.

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AS Kigali seek to maintain lead as league resumes

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After a three-month break, the Rwanda national football league resumes today with a total of five matches scheduled on Match-day 10, and one fixture set to be played on Sunday to complete the weekend.

Midfielder Habyarimana appointed Police FC captain

Winger Innocent Habyarimana has been appointed as the new Rwanda National Police Football Club skipper replacing Jacques Tuyisenge, who joined Kenya’s Gor Mahia. Habyarimana will be deputized by Fabrice Twagizimana commonly known as Ndikukazi.

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Nneka promises fun-filled Kigali festival

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Nigerian hip-hop/soul singer Nneka Lucia Egbuna, who’s in Kigali to headline the annual art and music festival dubbed ‘Isaano Arts Festival’, has promised a ‘Nigerian –Kigalian' performance. “The show will be great, elegant and awesome; music and art lovers should expect a ‘Nigerian-Kigalian’ performance. I know I’ve been here some...

[PHOTOS]: All set for Isaano Arts festival

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It will be a fun packed weekend as music lovers throng Petit Stade for a live music festival- the ‘Isaano Arts Festival.’

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Valentine's Day: What does it mean to you?

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The sad news is that Valentine’s Day is not a public holiday. Your place of work, shops, schools, public transport and other organisations remain open as usual on this day.

DEBATE: Would you date an ex-convict?

You meet someone, they are good-looking, they seem interesting, they are respectful and the icing on the cake is that they are head over heels in love with you. Butterflies start dancing in your stomach and you start acting like a besotted teenager, but just as you think that your...

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Coping with hair loss

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A woman’s hair is a mark of her femininity. To most women good hair is a reflection of beauty and high self-esteem. When a woman starts noticing hair loss, the panic mode goes into over drive.

Uwamahoro has weaved a career in sports journalism

Ariane Uwamahoro is a sports journalist with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and was the only female commentator at the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.

Grassroots elections as a tool for sustainable democracy, devt

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The involvement of citizens in any country’s political process is an essential part of democracy. This is measured through increased citizen participation in local governance which is the current trend in leading democratic states around the globe.

EDITORIAL: There is more to ‘Buy Made in Rwanda’ drive than meets the eye

From February 25 to March 2, about 250 local producers will be at Gikondo Show Grounds in Kicukiro District doing what every dealer in goods and services does: convince buyers that their locally-made products, are worth every coin and consumption.

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A woman will lead the United Arab Emirates’ attempt to secure happiness for its citizens after being named the country’s first ever minister of state for happiness.

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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 to deal with school fees payment woes

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Giving a child the best in life is every parent’s dream but achieving this comes with quality education. Obviously, a good school is the necessary tool for cementing a strong foundation. Unfortunately, because of the numerous financial obligations some parents cannot sustain timely fees payments and struggle to raise school...

Green Hills Academy students tipped on cultural values

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Last Saturday, a group of Senior Six students from Green Hills Academy together with their staff visited a historical site in Gasabo District, a place where many believe Rwanda originated.

Lancet Laboratories to provide quality medical services

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Rwandans seeking laboratory services will no longer have to travel or send samples abroad for analysis, thanks to the new Lancet Laboratory that was launched at Kisementi in Remera on World Cancer Day last Thursday.

Why cancer is everyone's concern

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As the world marked World Cancer Day last week, a call was made for people to increase awareness about the disease.