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    President Kagame meets Wharton School students

    President Paul Kagame hosted a delegation from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania-which comprised of 33 students from the faculty of Wharton Business School – at Village Urugwiro in Kigali yesterday.

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    City of Kigali's priority is affordable housing - mayor

    The City of Kigali might enjoy envious fame for its cleanliness and security, but the issue of affordable housing for dwellers continues to be the Achilles heel for authorities.

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    EAC budget drops by $10m

    TanzaniaN Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Co-operation Susan Kolimba, yesterday, presented 2016/17 Budget Estimates for the regional bloc totaling $101,374,589 to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in Arusha, Tanzania.

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    Rwanda to host Africa bee-keeping expo

    An international expo on commercial bee keeping to be held in Rwanda in September, is expected to demonstrate how commercial bee-keeping drives socio-economic transformation though shared technologies and experiences.

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    Dreams: Should we ever bother about them?

    The future looks bright for the former security guard. Construction of his multi-million dream house is almost done, a few weeks to his dream wedding.

Appetite for govt paper continues to grow among retail investors

Appetite for government paper has continued to grow significantly among retail investors, indicating that efforts by government and other capital markets stakeholders to encourage Rwandans to invest in bonds are paying off.

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Rwanda Development Board's Economic Reforms Revolutionize Rwanda Business Environment

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The latest business reforms under the stewardship of Rwanda Development Board (RDB) are a landmark in improving the investment environment and the country’s competitiveness and positioning.

Timber dealers call for review of value added tax regulation

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Timber dealers have expressed concern over the impending implementation of value added tax (VAT) by the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA).

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22 teams to grace v-ball memorial tournament

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Twenty-two volleyball clubs will take part in this year’s Genocide volleyball tournament slated to run from June 4-5 in Kigali. The Rwanda Volleyball Federation Executive Secretary Christian Hatumimana confirmed the development in an interview with Times Sport, yesterday.

Gisembe memorial kicks off tomorrow

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The annual Gisembe memorial basketball tournament kicks off tomorrow with nine teams-seven in men’s category - and two in the women category featuring in the 5-day tournament that will be played at three venues: College of Science and Technology, Amahoro indoor stadium, and CSK.

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Mupende represents Rwanda at Africa Fashion Show Geneva 2016

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The incredible history and culture of African fashion, its intricate patterns and rich array of colours will be once again on display at the Africa Fashion Show Geneva (AFSG) 2016.

Weekend Proggie

After a long and busy week, you probably just want to relieve some of the stress. Are you looking for entertainment beyond your living room couch? Worry not; we have a few suggestions:

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Dreams: Should we ever bother about them?

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The future looks bright for the former security guard. Construction of his multi-million dream house is almost done, a few weeks to his dream wedding.

21 QUESTIONS: The perfect proposal would be...

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Fatuma Nina Muhoza is a member of the girl duo Charly & Nina, known for their hit Indoro. Muhoza rose to fame when she represented Rwanda in Tusker Project Fame 4 (TPF4).

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Property wrangles: When in-laws turn against the widow

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When Josephine Mukahigiro lost her husband last year, all she wanted was solace; especially from those she called ‘family.’ Little did she know that her in-laws, the relatives she had so lovingly invited and welcomed into her home, would only add to the already daunting pain she felt.

Kabagema marks three decades of success in fashion

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Josephine Kabagema, also known as JosĂ©e, is a Rwandan model based in France. In an industry that many have deemed ‘unfruitful’, Kabagema has beaten the odds and proved that modelling can be as rewarding as any other profession.

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The significance of celebrating Africa Liberation Day

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Rwanda, on Wednesday, joined the rest of the continent in celebrating the Africa Liberation Day (ALD). It was the first time the day was being marked in Rwanda.

Kigali the 'learning laboratory' for cities around the world

Managing historic urban growth to create inclusive, sustainable communities is a priority for cities around the globe, and Kigali is hosting 80 municipal leaders from 20 countries as part of an on-going effort to help cities learn from one another.

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The Chairperson of the Pan-African Movement-Rwanda, Protais Musoni, on Wednesday, deplored the fact that Africa has a greater share of wars and conflicts in the world and called on the youth to show determination to liberate the continent and fulfill the aspirations of Africa’s forefathers.

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Milestones and opportunities Rwanda Energy Policy strategic targets

For a sustainable economic growth, energy Sector has to be reinforced as a pillar of development.

Rwanda Standards Board Promoting Locally Made Products

Standards provide the reference framework and basis for comparison of products. Standards facilitate trade by enhancing product performance,safety, productivity and customer confidence in the product or service.

BDF tips women and the youth on easy access to finance

Women and youth across the country have been tipped on the available opportunities to access financial services in a bid to bring about economic development and strengthen relations with financial institutions.

ICT at UR supports innovations in teaching and assessment

The University of Rwanda was established September 2013, by Rwanda Law. It was created by merging seven (7) Public Higher Learning Institutions. Its student enrolment has increased from 28800 students in 2013/14, to 31760 in 2015/16.

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Are schools losing the war on drug abuse?

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Despite the stringent measures in place to curb substance abuse, many teenagers continue to engage in the vice. Some students are reported to go as far as hiding drugs in toilets, bathrooms, behind classrooms, while others jump over school fences in search of drugs.

How to make the most of your internship

With classes and exams wrapping up at most colleges and universities in the coming weeks, many students will turn their attention to various jobs and internships. While some students anticipate that their internships will be exciting, interesting, and meaningful opportunities that lead to deepening interest and directly benefit their future...

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Facts and myths about sleep paralysis

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Imagine waking up but you cannot move a muscle. You know that your mind is awake and your body is not - so you are essentially trapped. The scary inability to move may make you feel anxious and afraid.

Are you at risk of epilepsy?

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The national epilepsy week was celebrated from May 15 to 21 through a drive to sensitise people about the condition to help improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy.

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