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    DR Congo are CHAN 2016 champions!

    DR Congo are the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2016 winners, thanks to an emphatic 3-0 victory over Mali in an entertaining final on Sunday in a fully packed Amahoro National stadium in Kigali.

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    New policy tailors TVET to labour market needs

    The government has moved to make Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) more accessible to citizens, more hands-on oriented, and more responsive to the needs of the labour market.

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    CNBC owners eye bigger investments in Rwanda

    Last Thursday, CNBC Africa, the pan-African television Network that specialises in business news set up its East African headquarters in Kigali.

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    Senate to review law governing its functions

    The Senate has lined up a review of the organic law governing its functions and that establishing parliamentary government among the issues it will deliberate on as it starts sittings for first session of the year.

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    [AUDIO] Kagame calls for regional private business integration

    The collaborations of local entrepreneurs with regional businesses are key in closing business barriers and bringing about sustainable economic integration, President Paul Kagame has said.

BREAKING NEWS: DRC are CHAN2016 Champions

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A brace by Mechak Elia and another goal from Jonathan Bolingi was enough to crown the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) champions of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship that has been taking place in Rwanda.

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Local private sector challenged to exploit regional markets, AGOA

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The local business community has been challenged to take advantage of the trade agreements Rwanda has signed with other countries to spur the country’s exports.

KIA repairs: KQ reschedules night flights into Kigali

NAIROBI – Kenya Airways (KQ) has rescheduled its night flights into the country following the closure of Kigali International Airport’s (KIA) runway for repairs - a move that is expected to last two months.

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Cycling: Team Rwanda for continental championship

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Rwanda Cycling Federation and Team Rwanda (cycling) have unveiled the final team to represent the country at this year’s African Road Race Championship. The 2016 edition is scheduled for February 21-26 in Casablanca, Morocco.

Kung-fu federation aims higher after securing IWUF membership

Rwanda Kung fu Federation is set for a wide range of changes after becoming full members of the International Wushu Federation (IWUF) on Friday, according to officials.

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Chinese and Rwandans hold Spring Festival together

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At 8.30am on Saturday, the Chinese community in Rwanda and dozens of Rwandans were at China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) site in Gacuriro, Kigali for the Chinese Spring Festival.

Miss Rwanda finalists pre-selection for February 14

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The 15 finalists who will compete for the Miss Rwanda 2016 crown will be chosen on February 14 at Petit Stade, Remera.

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[PHOTOS] 2016 Chinese New Year in Rwanda

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The venue for the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations–the University of Rwanda’s College of Education in Kimironko was symbolic: This is where the Confucius Institute, where young Rwandans get instruction in the Chinese language and culture from Chinese instructors is located.

Eric Mugisha -- events organizer

Eric Mugisha is the founder and Managing Director of ‘Kings of Comedy’, a production company that does production media, events, and experiential marketing.

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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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Those who covet working abroad should be watchful!

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Recently, the Ugandan government decided to ban the recruitment and deployment of Ugandans as migrant workers in any foreign country. The decision came as a result of multiple cases of ill-treatment of Ugandans who went to the Arab world in search of greener pastures.

Japan’s wrong way out

LONDON – Financial markets were surprised by the Bank of Japan’s recent introduction of negative interest rates on some commercial bank reserves. They shouldn’t have been. The BOJ clearly needed to take some new policy action to achieve its target of 2% inflation. But neither negative interest rates nor further...

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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...

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.

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.