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    250 Taxi: Kigali's version of Uber

    Using information and communication technology (ICT) to access services is progressively becoming a way of life in the country, with the latest innovation the introduction of an online application that makes it easier for people using...

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    The quest for quality customer service

    Rotimmy Akindele, a Nigerian journalist who was in Kigali to cover the 2016 African Nations Championships that ended Sunday, was amazed by a lot of things in the country but one: customer service.

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    Studies on CoK sewerage system to be concluded by March – WASAC boss

    Preliminary studies to pave way for construction of the much-needed central sewerage system in the City of Kigali will be concluded by end of March.

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    UR students petition House to scrap 'irrelevant' course

    Hundreds of former and continuing students from the University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology have petitioned parliament complaining of being admitted to study in a programme that has no job prospects.

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    Burundi's tax revenue falls in Q4 2015, political violence cited

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Burundi's tax revenue fell 17 percent in the last quarter of 2015 compared with the year-ago period, depressed by months of political violence sparked by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s disputed decision to run for...

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250 local businesses for 'Made-in-Rwanda' expo

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The campaign to promote locally-made goods among Rwandans has got a huge boost with the Private Sector Federation (PSF) and the Trade and Industry Ministry organising an exhibition targeting Rwandan producers.

Hima boosts Nyagatare with clean water

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Residents of Nyagatare District in Eastern Province will no longer have to walk long distances in search of clean water following the launch of a borehole in the area last week.

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Sugira named among best CHAN players

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Amavubi striker Ernest Sugira has been named among the best 21 players of the just concluded Orange Africa Nations Championship (CHAN).

FIFA Secretary General hails Rwanda's progress

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International Football Association (FIFA) acting Secretary General, Dr. Markus Kattner has praised the level of development that Rwanda has reached after the tragic 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

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Rahamatali withdraws from Miss Rwanda race

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Naima Rahamatali has pulled out of the Miss Rwanda 2016 race to attend to her hospitalised father. Rahamatali made the announcement on Facebook yesterday.

Yego Arts to celebrate 3rd anniversary in new home

Yego Arts, one of the biggest art centres will be marking its third anniversary in a new home in Kimihurura on Friday.

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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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Coping with hair loss

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A woman’s hair is a mark of her femininity. To most women good hair is a reflection of beauty and high self-esteem. When a woman starts noticing hair loss, the panic mode goes into over drive.

Uwamahoro has weaved a career in sports journalism

Ariane Uwamahoro is a sports journalist with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and was the only female commentator at the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.

We must do more to improve quality of medicines in Africa

When we are unwell and visit our local pharmacies or dispensaries, we expect to get safe and effective medicines that make us feel better. That is, after all, what medicines are supposed to do.

The trade numbers game

CAMBRIDGE – The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) – a mega trade deal covering 12 countries that together account for more than one-third of global GDP and a quarter of world exports – is the latest battleground in the decades-long confrontation between proponents and opponents of trade agreements.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Senators have called upon the central bank to exert pressure on commercial banks whose interest rates have remained prohibitive yet the Repo Rate has been moderately controlled.

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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 to deal with school fees payment woes

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Giving a child the best in life is every parent’s dream but achieving this comes with quality education. Obviously, a good school is the necessary tool for cementing a strong foundation. Unfortunately, because of the numerous financial obligations some parents cannot sustain timely fees payments and struggle to raise school...

Green Hills Academy students tipped on cultural values

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Last Saturday, a group of Senior Six students from Green Hills Academy together with their staff visited a historical site in Gasabo District, a place where many believe Rwanda originated.

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.

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.