How Musanze woman emerged from obscurity to become proud entrepreneur

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FOR many years, Liberée Dusabinema’s family lived a deplorable life and hardly afforded a daily meal. The biting poverty was due to lack of enough land for cultivation and failure to try out other income-generating projects.

Outstanding local entrepreneur to bag Rwf14 million at awards gala

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Local entrepreneurs who advance the country’s development agenda through job-creation and innovation stand to win $20,000 (about Rwf14.1 million) at this year’s Outstanding Rwandan Entrepreneur Award.

Why govts must involve SMEs, communities in tourism efforts

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African governments should always involve communities and small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) around tourist sites in initiatives that aim at growing the sector, experts and policy-makers have advised.

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We are ready to fight for Fiba Zone V title – Mutokambali

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The national men’s basketball team is in Uganda to fight for the 2014 Fiba/Zone V Championship title. The tournament starts tomorrow and ends on September 28 at the Lugogo Arena, in Kampala.

Money was not the reason to suspend She-Amavubi – Rwemalika

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The head of Rwanda women football, Felicite Rwemalika has denied reports that lack of money is the main reason She-Amavubi will not participate in international competitions next year.

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Rwandan filmmakers challenged to form associations

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THE MINISTER for Sports and Culture Joseph Habineza has called upon those in the film industry to form associations that would deal directly with his ministry, so as to promote the film industry in the country.

Akon makes stopover in Rwanda

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Friday was a morning of unbridled excitement. Five-time Grammy Award nominee, Akon made a brief stopover in Kigali en route to Goma, eastern DR Congo.

Pande came to visit but stayed to treat the sick

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Dr Rachna Pande first came to Rwanda in 1999, on a private visit to her husband, who had newly been posted in the country. Then, and in subsequent visits, little did it occur to her that Rwanda would soon unite her again with her husband, and her profession –medicine. In...

Sudan film scoops Canada People’s Award

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HAJOOJ KUKA carried video equipment to the war-ravaged Nuba Mountains in the Blue Nile state of his native Sudan, a country that has suffered the world's longest civil war. It was October of 2012.

Ingabire extends a hand of hope to Nyakinama’s vulnerable women

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Harriet Ingabire grew up with a fair idea what she wanted to do when she grew up: to help the disadvantaged, and to do something “challenging”.

Women entrepreneurs seal deals worth Rwf3.7bn

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Women vendors signed business deals worth $5.5 million (about Rwf3.7 billion) during the just concluded World Export Development Forum (WEDF) in Kigali.

Museveni is in charge, no worries!

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The polarity tactic is number 28 in Robert Greene’s 33 strategies of war and it states that, give your rivals enough rope to hang themselves. For some years, Uganda’s President Museveni has indirectly been giving his former Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi a rope and on Friday, it finally hanged him.

In solidarity with victims of violence

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Thirty years ago, at the recommendation of the UN secretary general, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution designating September 21 as the International Day of Peace. Once again, today Rwanda joins the international community in celebrating this day, on which every year, the UN calls for a global...

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Editorial Cartoon

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The Ministry of Internal Security has threatened to sanction places of worship that disturb public peace with noise from their loud speakers.

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The International Day of Democracy: Engaging Young People on Democracy

On September 15th 2014, Rwanda, will be observing the International Day of Democracy. Every year, Rwanda joins the world to observe this important Day.

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Ikigo cy'Imisoro n'Amahoro (RRA) kirasaba abasora bari ku rutonde rukurikira babereyemo Leta imyenda y'imisoro, kuba bishyuye iyo myenda mu gihe kitarenze iminsi irindwi (7) uhereye umunsi iri tangazo ryasohokeyeho.

Cyuda: Providing specific-needs technologies

Rwanda’s journey of reconstruction and total transformation in the last 20 years has been characterized by a number of innovations to meet the competing but equally important needs.

Offering professional solutions: Ten years in Rwanda and counting

Every human has needs that ought to be met every day. But like the adage goes “water is life” the need to have access to clean water is one of the overarching ones that should be solved for people to live comfortably.

More university students to gain from revised loan scheme

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Although resolute efforts by the government mainly aim at skills development and education for all, needy students seeking for sponsorship through bursaries and loans will have to apply through a timely competitive selection process following new guidelines from the Ministry of Education.

Expert Voice: Helping your child to become confident

Confidence is a strong feeling which, if one possesses, can be able to execute a given task successfully. It’s an incredibly inspiring source of knowledge, strength and achievement.

RBC announces new response plan for malaria

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The Rwanda Biomedical Center has announced new efforts to help eliminate malaria in the country.

Standards body warns public about harmful cherries

The Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has warned the public to be on the lookout for cherries it says are harmful to humans. Phillip Nzaire, director for quality assurance at RSB, said the cherries are packed in glass jars and are from Hungary.