PICTORIAL: When leaders went charting the future of the country ...

About 300 senior government officials, including ministers, governors and mayors took part in the twelfth National Leadership Retreat that is locally known as Umwiherero at the Rwanda Defence Forces Combat Training Centre in Gabiro, Eastern Province.

Agriculture transformation: Which way for East Africa?

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over the weekend of February 21-22, I met an old college friend, who now works as a business development manager at Birezi Manor Farm, a modern agricultural enterprise in Uganda.

Small businesses urged to embrace e-payment systems

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Tax-payers in the small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) sector have been urged to embrace electronic payment systems as the innovation “will help them reduce operation costs”.

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Panthere coach warns Rayon Sports to be wary of Zamalek

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Panthère Sportive du Ndé head coach Emmanuel Bosco Ndoumbe believes Rayon Sports will face a daunting task against Egyptian giants Zamalek in the first round of the Orange Caf Confederation Cup.

Kigali CC down Right Guards in VR Naidu Twenty20 Cup

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Match summaries Sunday (Morning) RGCC 197/4 in 20 overs lost to KCC 198/5 in 19.2 overs by 5 wickets Kigali Cricket Club defeated Right Guards by five wickets in an exciting VR Naidu Twenty20 Cup game on Sunday at the Kicukiro cricket oval.

Dusabe opens up on the thorns and roses in modeling

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Dominic Savio Dusabe is a model signed to One Shot Photography and Design. The 21-year-old has participated in many local fashion shows and his determination is one of the reasons he is respected.

Agasaro crowned Miss Mount Kenya University

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The contestants were elegant. The performances were great. That summed up the Mount Kenya University - MKU beauty pageant which ended with the crowning of Mr and Miss Mt Kenya University on Friday at Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kicukiro.

Ndahiriwe: Student of business administration with burning passion to wear army uniform

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On a Monday evening, as I was heading home, I stopped by Meze Fresh Restaurant in Kimihurura to pick up some food. After packing my order, the manager, Pacifique Ndahiriwe has a question for me: He wants to know how much it costs for his story to be published.

In birds, a teacher discovered second calling to protect nature

Emmanuel Ndaruhutse has been a secondary school teacher of Kinyarwanda and English ever since he was 18. The 29-year-old recently diversified into community-based tourism in Bugesera District as a tour guide and the Vice President of Bugesera Birding Club, locally known as the Terintambwe Tourism Cooperative. Moses Opobo had a...

Simbi: How we pulled off Miss Rwanda 2015

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It’s a beauty pageant, not a fashion show. A lady who did not agree with people criticising the slow catwalk during the recently concluded Miss Rwanda 2015 finale at Kigali Serena Hotel remarked.

ASK THE COUNSELOR: Am I missing out on family?

How does one balance between family life, work and business? I am a 32-year-old mother of two. I have a day job and a business that I run with my husband who also has a job.

Leaders take heed: Go and sin no more

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Rwanda always seems to do things differently, not because Rwandans simply want to set themselves apart from the rest. Rather, they are constantly looking for ways to do things better.

Who is better placed to flush FDLR out of the DRC jungles?

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Long before the advent of the colonialists, there lived in Rwanda a people called Abanyarwanda. These people had three distinct social classes: Abahutu, Abatutsi and Abatwa, but they spoke the same language, and shared the same culture.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Jean-Baptiste Mugiraneza netted a superb volley in the 82nd minute to guide APR to a 2-1 victory over Mozambican champions Liga Desportiva de Maputo on Saturday in the preliminary round of the Caf Champions League at the Amahoro Stadium.

Towards achieving MDGs targets

FH Rwanda, an international development organization, has been working in partnership with communities and local leadership in priority communities to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

Made in Rwanda: Let us consume local to reduce trade deficit

The industrial sector in Rwanda is currently small contributing on average 19.2% of GDP. The Government of Rwanda has however developed an environment that promotes competitiveness and growth in a bid to creating boom for worldwide exporting.

Recruitment of a Technical Advisor to the Rwanda National Investment Trust (RNIT) ltd

1. Background The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning established an independent asset management company the ‘Rwanda National Investment Trust Limited [RNIT Ltd]’ with the aim of promoting assets (fund) management industry.

ISPA: Bringing unique, fast internet connection services

ISPA, the best high speed internet access service provider in Rwanda ofers Unlimited Broadband Internet for both Home and Business users depending on one’s requirements. ISPA is inflencing the service parameters and finalizinga plan to realize desired results on a constant basis.

Why demand for vocational education is on the increase

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Although vocational education is considered as a path taken by academic failures, the global trend is changing this perception as the global education policy shifts to technical and vocational education. Globally, conventional schooling is gradually giving way to Vocational Education and Training. And this trend is not any different in...

Let us promote debates in schools

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I consider students’ active participation in debates as a good strategy that schools should adopt to empower young people with many important skills that adequately prepare them for adult responsibilities. Ideally, all schools should have vibrant debate clubs.

Major diseases you need to routinely test for

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Gustave Kananura, 28, a resident of Kanombe, a Kigali city suburb, confesses that visiting the hospital for a medical engagement is out of the question, unless he is feeling sick.

Epilepsy: Causes and solutions

‘Epilepsy’ means a tendency to have recurrent seizures. A seizure is any abnormal involuntary movement. Normally there are multiple neuronal circuits in the brain which work together for synchronous activity, but because of various reasons, this circuit is sometimes disturbed. This is manifested in the form of abnormal movements of...