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    Govt moves to prevent loss of funds in public contracts

    State attorneys and legal advisors have been urged to prevent loss of public funds as the government moves to recover about Rwf1 billion won in cases against those who stole, misused, or led to the abuse...

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    Usenga, a teen who learned to recite “amazina y’inka” from reading

    Heritier Usenga has the facial look of a child but his brain is like for an adult. By the age of 13, the boy from Gisenyi, was doing more than many children his age could do....

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    Farmers to get disease-resistant cassava

    The Ministry of Agriculture has announced plans to ease distribution of new high yielding and disease-resistant cassava variety to farmers in Ruhango District. This was announced Thursday during the launch of cassava planting for Agriculture Season...

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    Kaboneka calls for increased tax compliance

    Local Government Minister Francis Kaboneka has called on citizens to always clear their tax obligations in time to facilitate the government’s budget planning. He was speaking Thursday to Musanze business community during Rwanda Revenue Authority’s ongoing...

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    Private sector’s role in implementing SDGs

    The UN Private Sector Forum 2017, held in New York this September, brought together corporate CEOs, captains of industry, heads of state and government, UN officials and civil society to explore partnerships and other ways the...

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Access to internet will drive Africa’s media and entertainment industry revenue growth - PwC

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Significant shifts are underway in how Africa’s entertainment and media companies compete and generate value, as the quality of the experience they deliver to consumers becomes their primary basis for strategic differentiation and revenue growth, a new survey reveals.

Rwanda targets new buyers at ongoing specialty coffee conference in Japan

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Rwandan specialty coffee processors are looking to clinch key export deals at the ongoing annual Specialty Coffee Conference and Exhibition (SCAJ) in Japan, enabling them to expand the export market and attract new buyers.

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Rayon eye group stages of CAF Champions League

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After getting a new sponsorship boost worth Rwf237 million from Feza Bet, Rayon Sports president, Denis Gacinya has disclosed that their top target is to reach the group stages of 2018 CAF Champions League.

Clash of egos as APR face Rayon in Super Cup

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Archrivals, Rayon Sports and APR FC will face-off today in the second edition of the Super Cup at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu district at 6pm.

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Runtown, Sheebah to perform in Kigali today

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The highly anticipated 'Runtown Experience Kigali' concert is on today. Nigerian star Runtown and Ugandan dancehall sensation Sheebah Karungi will headline the concert at the Amahoro Stadium parking, today.

Free gospel concert set for Sunday

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Gospel music fans are in for a treat this weekend. Healing Centre Church in Remera will host a free gospel concert on Sunday, September 24.

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Corruption: Are we losing the moral compass?

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Joseph had gone for days without water over a technical issue at his home in Kanombe. When a field officer from Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) finally showed up at his house, he was more than happy to fix the problem, but on condition that Joseph gives him money to...

What's on this weekend?

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

When Gashora girls became Africa’s debating giants

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When it comes to public speech and debating, Gashora girls are a class apart. From wining debating competitions locally, they have taken the continental stage by storm.

Uwase on using art to empower women

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Crista Uwase is a collage artist using paper from magazines as a medium to create meaningful art. Her artwork is mainly aimed at empowering women to address their challenges, including misrepresentation in the arts industry.

How technology could redefine democracy

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As the world looks to Kenya’s repeat presidential election, there has been considerable attention around the meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and other utilisation of blockchain, the technology behind it.

Editorial: Using cooking gas in refugee camp novel idea

When the Burundi crisis started, many took to the roads and crossed their borders seeking refuge. Many of them, especially the middle and well-to-do class, moved into urban areas thinking that it would be just a matter of time before the crisis was resolved.

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Foreigners or persons outside Rwanda can now adopt children in the country, seven years after the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion suspended the so-called inter-country adoption of Rwandan children.

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SPECIAL GUARANTEE FUND:Insuring against wild animal damages, non-insured, non-identified vehicle accidents

In a bid to strengthen social protection, the Government of Rwanda has continued to put in place programs that ensure individuals and communities do not slip into lack due to unpredictable calamities. The Special Guarantee Fund (SGF) can be considered as one of social protection programs put in place to ensuring the rights and well-being of the citizens.

BDF trains SACCOs in Excel skills

A total of 30 Sacco District Deans from the 30 districts across the country have been trained in basic skills in excel application at Beau Sejour Hotel Remera Kigali, under the yauspices of Business Development Fund (BDF) with an aim of equipping Sacco staff members with skills they need to optimize their appreciation and application of data analysis tools during their day to day work.

How RUB has changed lives of visually impaired people in Rwanda

When visual impairment struck him at 19, Ismail Habufite, without a sense of sight, thought his life would be ruined and dreams shattered forever. That time, about eleven years ago, Habufite was an artisan making postal cards that he sold to earn a living. “I got sick and became totally visually impaired. That time I felt hopeless and could hardly imagine how my future would be. I thought I was going to be a burden to my family which was also poor,” he says.

UK sight charity helps 2 million Rwandans

Vision for a Nation Foundation has supported Rwanda to become the first developing country in the world to provide all its citizens with local access to affordable eye care as screenings reach two million this month.

Motivation: Is the carrot enough to stimulate performance?

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Corporal punishment was outlawed in Rwandan schools but behind the walls in schools and homes, the debate on whether the stick or the carrot is better at disciplining children goes on silently. Some teachers and parents believe that the carrot is not enough when it comes to effective disciplining of...

Dealing with unruly learners in school

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Enforcing discipline is one of the biggest challenges in every school. However, how a school deals with cases of misconduct can have an impact on the performance of the affected student and the general behavior of all students.

SDG 5: GENDER EQUALITY

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The purpose of SDG 5 is to make sure that all women and all girls are equal to men, everywhere in the world. Even though some countries like Rwanda have made progress in gender equality, there is always more that we can do.

The importance of generosity

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Sam and Tom were identical twins. They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth. However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance. Sam had...