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    Nation-building cannot be externally-led – Kagame

    Rebuilding a nation’s social fabric cannot follow any predetermined guidelines and will only succeed if owned by citizens, President Kagame told participants at a lecture at Chatham Housethemed “Rwanda’s role in an emerging Africa and...

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    Is 100% mortgage financing realistic?

    Beatrice Chege, Kenya Commercial Bank’s head of mortgage finance, sounds more of an operations manager of a ‘housing charity’ organisation than an employee of a regional banking service.

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    MoH trains 3,400 on Ebola response

    A total of 3,430 healthcare workers have so far been trained to handle the deadly Ebola disease in case of an outbreak, the Ministry of Health said yesterday.

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    EAC achievements are an indicator of what to come, Mukabalisa says

    The progress and achievements registered so far in the East African Community integration should serve as a cornerstone for the next stages of integration that has already started, the Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies,...

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    Prime, a fully serviced Insurance company for general and life insurance

    The Rwanda insurance sector registered another service provider who promises five-star services. Prime came into existence after the acquisition of 85% of shares of both Cogear Ltd and Prime Life Assurance Ltd by the Greenoaks...

Latest: University students, youth stage anti-BBC demo

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Hundreds of youths, including university students, gathered at the Kigali Business Center roundabout in Kacyiru today morning to protest against British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary that experts say promotes Genocide denial.

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Lycée de Kigali scoops top prize in MTN apps contest

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A group of 15 students from Lycée de Kigali, a city-based secondary school, have scooped this year’s top prize in MTN’s mobile app (application) competition. The group developed four educational games for children aged between two and 12 years.

Rwanda's growing online shoppers fall prey to smart Internet fraudsters

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Jean marie wanted to buy a genuine Sony video camera at an affordable price, but could not get it on the market. “A friend advised me to order for it online. I did exactly that and even called the ‘supplier’ after paying to confirm whether they had received the money...

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Rayon Sports cruise to league summit

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National Football league Isonga 0-5 Rayon Sports Rayon Sports yesterday went top of the National Football League table after humiliating Isonga 5-0 in a game that the Blues’ fans won’t be forgetting soon.

Kiyovu face Police test

After cruising to a 2-0 win against Marines on Saturday, SC Kiyovu’s early form will be put to scrutiny this afternoon when they take on Police in the national football league at Kicukiro stadium.

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Exhibition about reconciliation starts today

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A two-day colloquium on reconciliation targeting teachers, artistes, media and the youth, kicks off today at Rwanda Library Services in Kacyiru.

HotShots updates: Arthur and Frankie want Nlanhla out

Arthur and Frankie were disappointed when their plan to nominate Nhlanhla for eviction fell apart as the South African representative became the Head of House for this week.

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Vegetarianism is latest vogue

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The term “vegetarian food” implies the food which includes vegetables, fruits, grains and cereals, milk and milk products. A person who does not eat meat for religious, social or health reasons is a “vegetarian”.

Buregeya: Fitness instructor, karateka and boxing champ

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Growing up, Emmanuel Buregeya’s sporting obsession had nothing to do with the gym or weight-lifting, but Karate, the popular martial art form of Asian origin.

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Abunzi: How women are contributing to peaceful conflict management

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In 2010, Dorcus Zaninka, 41, was voted to the Mediators Committee (Abunzi) in absentia. The mother of four and a business woman serves on the 12-member committee of Abunzi in Kibaza cell, Kacyiru sector, Gasabo district.

AU official tips on the role of women in democratisation and peace building

A fortnight ago, a high level two-day Gender Pre forum was held in Kigali to discuss the role of women in peace building and democratisation. The meeting attracted gender experts from all over the continent.

Leadership: Making the grade is not optional

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Former Kirehe mayor Protais Murayire, stepped down after it emerged that he allegedly censured local leaders in his jurisdiction. Murayire barred them from expressing their opinion during a provincial assembly.

Foresight processes critical to delivering development agenda

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Foresight being a process of anticipation in the development process of any country in mid-and long-term horizon, leaders and policy makers are expected to have a forward-looking and think of adaptive policies that enable us to respond timely on the best interests of our citizens.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda Media Commission (RMC), the media self-regulatory body, yesterday added its voice to growing condemnation of a recent BBC documentary, Rwanda’s Untold Story, saying it was intended to minimise and deny the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

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FH Rwanda: 20 years of transforming lives

On our way to South, about 65 kilometers(40 miles) from Kigali off Muhanga road, we found Innocent Kamuhinda lying on his sickbed at Gikomero Health centre.

Helping to Strengthen Capacities and Build Effective Institutions

As the twilight sets in on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), with their 2015 deadline fast approaching, efforts are now underway to usher in another dawn for a global impact for tackling the persisting and emerging development challenges facing the global community being stepped up.

Prime Life Assurance Ltd changes to Prime Life Insurance Ltd

We are pleased to inform you that following the acquisition of PRIME LIFE ASSURANCE Ltd by GREENOAKS Global holding, PRIME LIFE ASSURANCE will officially change the name to PRIME LIFE INSURANCE effective Friday 17th October 2014.

COGEAR Ltd. changes to PRIME Insurance Ltd;

We are pleased to inform you that following the acquisition of COGEAR by GREENOAKS Global holding, COGEAR will officially change the name to PRIME INSURANCE effective Friday 17th October 2014. We also take this opportunity to remind you that our Headquarters have relocated to RSSB building, Tower II, 1st Floor on KN3 RD African Union Boulevard.

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Why report cards are very important

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Excellent performance! More effort needed! Pull up your socks! It is not too late to improve! You could have performed better if it was not for the bad company! Keep it up! Balance your efforts!

Career: Carpentry, the profession that embraces everyone

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We continue to see many children who call streets home. These children do not have any skill which they can use to earn a living and the little money they get through illegal activities such as stealing and prostitution is spent on drugs like marijuana and ‘petrol’ for sniffing which...

Ministry of Health announces new Ebola screening measures

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Anyone entering Rwanda who have been to the United States or Spain during the last 22 days are now required to report their medical condition everyday by dialing 114 between 7am and 8pm for the duration of their stay in Rwanda (if less than 21 days) or for the first...

Going the miles for the dignity of women

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In the true sense of the word, Barbara Margolies comes out as a firm woman. There is an unmistakable element of seriousness about her. But all that is when you are giving out a first-time impression of her. Yes, until you have talked about the thing that she seems to...