Chinese Jack Ma commits to invest in EA human capital

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Jack Ma, the founder and chief executive of Alibaba Group, Asia’s largest e-Commerce platform, has committed to invest in East Africa’s human capital to boost SME capacities. The Chinese billionaire, who paid a courtesy call on President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro yesterday, was in the country for the inaugural...

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How mushroom growing has changed lives of rural women in Gisagara

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it is said that two heads are better than one. This is exactly what is happening after women from Kibirizi Sector, in Gisagara District came together six years ago and started a commercial farming venture.

Low activity on the bourse

The bond market pushed Rwf3 million worth of bonds at Rwf103.7 traded in one deal, the Rwanda Stock Exchange daily market report indicates. The equity market was quiet. Consequently, the benchmark All Share Index was unchanged yesterday to close at 124.44 points, while the index (for local counters) closed at...

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Chelsea complete signing of Spain forward Morata

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LONDON - English champions Chelsea have completed the signing of Spain forward Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid on a five-year-deal, the Premier League club announced on Friday.

Will Karekezi fit in Masudi’s shoes as Rayon head coach?

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Reigning Azam Rwanda Premier League champions, Rayon Sports have confirmed that they have reached an agreement with Rwanda international Olivier Karekezi to replace Djuma Masudi as their new head coach on a two-year deal.

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Local artistes to stage countrywide road shows

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Rwanda’s music industry has over the years transformed into a lucrative sector and many corporate organisations are keen to invest in the music industry.

Aspiring musicians battle it out in 'I Am the Future' talent search

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Local aspiring artistes stand a chance to become millionaires as Rwf15million is up for grabs in a music competition dubbed ‘I am the Future’ talent search.

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'I am Kigali' street party adds colour to Youth Connekt Africa Summit

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It was partying, networking, wining and dining at the ‘I am Kigali’ street party in Kigali’s Car Free Zone Wednesday night. The free event was organized to coincide with the opening ceremony of the Youth Connekt Africa Summit that kicked off in Kigali earlier on Wednesday morning.

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Is Muyoboke taking on Faycal?

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Elections: Who will win the women's vote?

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At least 3,718,502 women are expected to vote in the forthcoming presidential polls due on August 4. This number will account for 54% of the 6,888,592 people registered to vote.

Employers should put workers at the heart of their strategies - Umunyana

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Denise Umunyana saw an opportunity and went right for it; with enough experience and willpower, she ventured into a fairly untapped field, human resource.

Why the net neutrality uproar in the US should interest us

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The uproar about the possible rollback of net neutrality rules by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) seems not to have as much as raised ripple of interest locally. Perhaps local consumers should pay attention.

EDITORIAL: Local leaders should lead by example during election period

Police have announced the arrest of several local leaders for flouting electoral laws. That some people tend to break the rules during election time is to be expected, there is a lot of excitement and euphoria in the air.

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The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, has called on prisons wardens to respect rights of inmates, saying they are like other citizens of society.

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Rwanda moves to electronic procurement

AOS Ltd, a Rwandan Information Technology Systems Integrator, has developed an electronic procurement system for the Government of Rwanda. Dubbed ‘Umucyo’ (transparency). The system was developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economic planning and the Rwanda Public Procurement Authority (RPPA} to automate the public procurement process and enable the interactions of Government to Business entities (G2B).

How to build your child’s self-esteem

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Eshimwe Cynthia, a 12-year-old pupil, says she is always scared of answering questions in class especially when it requires her to walk to the front.

Tell your father about your situation

When one’s mother dies and another woman takes over her position in the name of a step-mum, life becomes a hassle and seemingly oppressive.

Always be careful with your actions

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There was once an adventurous goat. He was young, frisky and curious. He would ask, “What lies on the other side?” The other goats just bleated and ate more grass.

Competitiveness key in a pupil's growth

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Being competitive means striving to be better than others in an active environment. It can mean possession of a strong desire to be more successful than others.

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