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Naeb moves to fix skills gap among baristas, coffee roasters

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The number of coffeehouses and coffee roasters has been growing over the past few years. Coffee industry observers say the development calls for skills enhancement to ensure Rwanda’s coffee lovers get the best coffees.

Private sector urged to invest in cross-border markets

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The private sector has been urged to invest in cross-border market infrastructure to facilitate regional trade. Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade and Industry, said the approach could also help foster and strengthen formal trade in border areas.

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APR coach risks Ferwafa ban over violent misconduct

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Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa) has launched an investigation into the clash involving APR assistant coach Vincent Mashami, striker Michel Ndahinduka and referee Issa Kagabo following APR’s 1-0 loss to Espoir last Wednesday in Rusizi.

Biziyaremye fifth in Algeria race

Today Mila to Constantine – 134km Stage 2 results Constantine to Constantine – 134km Team Rwanda rider Joseph Biziyaremye finished fifth at stage 2 at the ongoing Tour International de Constantine in Algeria.

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'Africa Lets Worship' concert returns to Kigali

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Gospel music fans have something to look forward to as the much awaited praise and worship gathering dubbed, Africa Lets Worship, (AFLEWO), returns to Kigali.

New theme night at K-Club

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A new theme night will be launched this Saturday at K-Club in Nyarutarama. The monthly theme night dubbed, ‘Prime Saturdays’, which will be unveiled at the plush Nyarutarama-based club, will feature prominent DJs from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Burundi, playing alongside their Rwandan counterparts.

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Street kids: Are we losing the battle to save them?

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Wanfunguriye. Literally translated as give me something to eat in street children’s jargon was the first word he murmured in a low voice.

Foster homes Vs Orphanages: What is the better option?

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Orphanages are resourceful to any society I strongly believe that orphanages are resourceful to any society because they can even be transitional centres for foster homes.

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Dating: When old women fall in love with boys

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Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesn’t bat an eyelid because that is perceived as ‘normal’.

Mukamunana: The pillar of disabled children

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Last week four Rwandan women received the Women of Courage Award from Erica J Barks-Ruggles, the US Ambassador to Rwanda. This was the first time the award was coming to Rwanda.

Spare the rod and spoil the child

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The founding father of modern India, Mahatma Gandhi, once said and I quote “If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.”

Should the celebrated leadership of Rwanda Inc. CEO have a shelf life?

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The hullabaloo around Rwanda Inc CEO’s Term limit is loud and the debate contentious. However, as a business strategist, I felt the topic worthy of practical dissection.

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Editorial Cartoon

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The head of biomedical services at Rwanda Biomedical Centre has called upon residents of Nyabihu to stop linking tuberculosis to witchcraft, and instead go to medical facilities, saying that all of them had capacity to treat the disease.

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Bralirwa's comprehensive CSR approach

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) comprises of activities that companies do in support of community development. For Brasserie et Limonaderie du Rwanda (Bralirwa), CSR as represented in the company’s value of respect for people and communities in which they operate is central in all operations.

Access Bank Rwanda empowering women through W-initiative

Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group President was once quoted saying; “At a time when the world is looking for additional sources of growth, there’s an untapped market out there that everyone should invest in more, this market is women.”

Kigali Institute of Management (KIM): Providing quality education, rewarding excellence

The Kigali Institute of Management (KIM) on March 13 graduated 178 students (124 female) in the options of accounting,banking, and finance. Graduates were called upon to embrace hard work and make use of the acquired knowledge and skills to develop themselves and transform the communities they live in.

Africa Digital Media Academy: New initiative to boost TVET

Motion Capture is the latest technology to be rolled out by the Africa Digital Media Academy (ADMA) to empower trainees with employable skills in the media production industry, according to Christopher Marler, the Director of the ADMA.

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Day or boarding school: What you should consider

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Most parents agree that their children deserve the best education. That is why the enrolment levels keep shooting through the roof every year.

Riviera students visit The New Times, share writing tips

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Last week, students of Riviera High School visited The New Times with the intention of understanding how a media house operates, and how one can develop good writing skills. The session, that lasted over three hours, was facilitated by a number of editors and reporters.

Breastfeeding: Why it is the best gift for your child

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Denise Iraguha, a mini-supermarket owner in Gikondo, a Kigali city suburb, and a mother of four, says exclusive breast feeding for 6 months is a tall order especially for a busy person like her.

TB Day: How is Rwanda faring?

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Tomorrow, the World will mark the Tuberclosis (T.B) day. The day is used to build public awareness that TB remains an epidemic in much of the world, causing deaths of nearly one-and-a-half million people each year, mostly in developing countries.