French PM Valls to announce presidential bid

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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is expected to announce he is entering the race to be the Socialist candidate for next year's presidential election, after Francois Hollande said he would not stand, a move that would mean a government reshuffle.

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Govt to set up consumer protection body next year

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Consumers and groups advocating for the rights of buyers of goods and services have reason to smile following announcement by government of plans to set up a new body to monitor the implementation of consumer-related trade laws, and standards.

EAC stock markets integration for June

Rwandan stock market investors may be able to conduct seamless transactions, especially settlements, across the region by the end of June next year, thanks to integration of East African securities exchanges planned for the second quarter 2017.

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Police FC coach urges players to aim higher

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Police FC head coach Innocent Seninga has urged his players to prove they can win this season’s national league title following Saturday’s 1-1 draw against Kirehe FC at Kicukiro stadium.

Football: APR eye league and cup double

After sealing a one year deal with defending champions APR FC and winning his first game in charge, head coach Jimmy Mulisa has rallied his troops to win a league and cup double this season.

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PHOTOS: Cindy, MoRoots fire up Kigali Jazz Junction

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It was an evening of electrifying music and a show of talent as the Kigali Jazz Junction yet again returned, with exhilarating performances from Uganda’s Cindy Sanyu and MoRoots, on Friday evening.

Edgar LPH on doing music in the diaspora

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“You probably want to know why I started doing music. The honest truth is that after high school I thought to myself what job would let me say and do what I want. A job where you could break all the rules and everyone would sit back and clap.

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MY WEDDING: A love that blossomed from high school

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Some couples are a living testimony that true love actually exists, Eric Maniraguha, an employee with Rwanda Agricultural Board, fell for Chantal Uyizera, a teacher at Groupe Scolaire Mont kigali APACE way back in 2006 when they were still in high school.

Gaskill on his missionary journey

Lance Gaskill is the founder of Rwanda Rising and the Injyana ensemble which includes the ‘Injyana Orchestra Rwanda’, the ‘Injyana Jazz Big Band’,‘Injyana Community Band’.

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HIV/AIDS: Why women continue to bear the most brunt

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In 2000, the then 24-year-old Annette Nyana Mukundente was an expectant mother looking forward to giving birth to her second child. During one of her routine antenatal visits, she was diagnosed with HIV. Young, pregnant and confused, Mukundente rushed home to her husband to break the news to him and...

We must teach our sons to respect women– Anita Nkusi

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ANITA Nkusi is a physiotherapist at King Faisal Hospital, and has been practicing for about six years now. She is married to a Rwandan neurosurgeon she met in South Africa before coming to work in Rwanda. The mother of two had a chat with Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about her...

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Let’s embrace renewable energy

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Today, renewable energy is regarded as one of the primary technology solutions to combat climate change, mainly caused by continued heavy reliance on fossil fuels. The need for use of renewables is well spelt out in the Paris Agreement on Climate change, as a means of promoting ‘universal access to...

EDITORIAL: Tax waiver on leather and textile raw materials will spur growth

Government has announced a tax exemption for importation of leather and textile raw materials. The exemption applies to both import duties and Value Added Tax (VAT) and became effective on Friday, December 2.

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The Malawian government has come under pressure to help bring to justice a Genocide suspect, Vincent Murekezi, who was recently arrested but later released under unclear circumstances despite a standing indictment from Rwanda.

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Mahatima Gandhi University Rwanda launches new ICT text books, learning modules

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda on the 01 December 2016 launched its new volumes of academic textbooks and self-learning modules on ICT integrating today’s rapidly advancing technologies at Kigali Convention Center.

4G X-Mass Pack Promo

As we end the year 2016, internet users in Rwanda have been offered a golden opportunity to experience the fastest and reliable 4G Internet, as Kt Rwanda Networks, together with its partners, launch a thrilling 4G experience promotion.

How PSF has facilitated the growth of Women in Business

Despite recent strides registered by Rwanda in ensuring gender equality in leadership, to extent that women (at 64 percent) have surpassed male counterparts in legislations, this positive trend has not been fully reflected in the “women in business”

Humidtropics Rwanda Action site: Empowering farmers toward self-reliance in agricultural inputs

Humidtropics program “Integrated systems research’ led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) started in 2014 in the highlands of north western Rwanda, Karago sector in Kadahenda field site.

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Holiday: Choose educative leisure for your children

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While it is essential for school-going children to take time off their academic schedules and engage in leisure activities to refresh their minds during holidays, it is equally important as a parent or guardian to be thoughtful about the nature of activities your child gives priority, and how relevant they...

Teachers train on implementation of the sex education curriculum

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In a bid to reduce the number of unwanted pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases among students, teachers have been trained on the implementation of the sex education curriculum in schools.

Allergy: Why it remains a dire condition

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At the age of five, Samuela Muhonga started experiencing on and off rashes, which were sparsely distributed on her hands and neck at first. Recently, she developed a rash that spread to the entire body. The rashes appeared in clusters and by the end of the day they looked like...

How to deal with allergic rhinitis

Rhinitis refers to inflammation of the nasal passages. This inflammation can cause a variety of annoying symptoms, including sneezing, itching, nasal congestion, runny nose, and the sensation that mucus is draining from the nose down the back of the throat