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WTO's new global trade deal comes into force

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GENEVA – An international agreement forecast to boost global trade by $1 trillion (£800bn) a year has come into force. The Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, called it "the biggest reform of global trade in a generation".

KCB confirms plans to send home Kenya staff after Rwanda layoffs

Kenya’s largest bank by assets KCB Group has confirmed plans to lay off an undisclosed number of staff in its Kenyan unit to cut expenses. The lender said yesterday the redundancies had been occasioned by “fast evolving technology changes, and a dynamic regulatory regime”

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Mulisa issues rallying call after APR stumble again

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APR FC head coach Jimmy Mulisa has demanded his players to show attitude and pull themselves out of their current malaise after the reigning champions yet again stumbled in the national league on Tuesday against Amagaju FC at Nyagisenyi stadium.

Athletes for 2017 IAAF World X-Country championship named

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Rwanda Athletics Federation (RAF) has released the final list of the athletes that will represent the country at the forthcoming 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships slated for March 26 in Uganda.

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[PHOTOS]: Miss Rwanda contestants share their experience in boot camp

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With just two days to the grand finale, it is an aura of anxiety for the contestants in the Miss Rwanda 2017. As the contestants wrap up their stay at Golden Tulip in Nyamata, where they spent days in the boot camp, reality is setting in that only one of...

Red Rocks cultural show was a cocktail of creativity

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It was a show of love for music and culture as hundreds graced The Red Rocks Cultural Talent Show which ended on Tuesday in Musanze District.

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Vaga Vybz: From a 'Vagabond' to dancehall maestro

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Reggae-Dancehall Vaga Style” is how Vaga Vybz describes his music. After experimenting with virtually all musical genres in his formative years, the singer eventually settled for a fusion of Reggae and Dancehall.

MC Ange on her career journey and raising a family

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25-year-old Ange K Umulisa, is a former TV host and emcee, who has worked for several government and public companies. She is also wife to musician DJ Pius and together they have a two year old son. She had a chat with Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa on her career journey...

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From rags to hope; the story of vulnerable women in Kinamba

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Ten years ago, a group of disadvantaged women in Kinamba, a locality in Kigali, came together for a common cause. The women were grappling with similar hardships such as gender-based violence.

Rusaro on what it takes to be a beauty queen

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29-year-old Carine Utamuliza Rusaro is famous for her numerous beauty pageant titles. The former Miss National University of Rwanda and Miss Tourism Queen International was also the first runner up of Miss Rwanda 2009, among others.

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To presidential hopefuls: Democracy Made in Rwanda is alive and growing

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"Niko mwana wa!!" I looked around to check if he was calling attention to someone else, for a second forgetting that my neighbour’s visiting father is old enough to call me son. As an old geezer, I’m running out of chances of meeting my senior.

As time flies, has 'akarubanda' flown with it?

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This paper a few weeks ago published an article with the title ‘Are Rwandans in Kigali finally turning into urbanites?’ offering a historical reflection of Kigali city and how quickly the city has become urban over the last few decades.

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The Minister for Gender and Family Promotion, Esperance Nyirasafari, has said there is need to extend birth control teachings and avail contraceptives to teenagers to help control teenage pregnancies. Pregnancy among teenage girls in Rwanda increased from 6.1 per cent to 7.3 per cent according to the demographic and health survey 2014/2015.

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Heroes Day: Heroism is making choices that fit us

Established in 2009, The Chancellery for Heroes, National Orders and Decorations of Honour (CHENO) officially started operations in 2014.

RWANDA NATIONAL POLICE: 2016 REVIEW

Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.

YARA Rwanda takes high quality fertilizer distribution services closer to farmers

YARA Rwanda on Tuesday 20th/12/2016, in Huye district, launched its first massive upcountry fertilizer distribution program in a bid to bring services closer to farmers in Gisagara, Huye, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, Rusizi and Nyanza districts.

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Sciences: Why lack of labs remains a stumbling block

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According to the 2016 A-Level examination results released by the Education ministry last week, the general pass rate was registered at 89.5 per cent, a 0.3 per cent improvement from the 2015 performance.

40 teen mothers get skills training in Musanze

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A total of 42 teen mothers last week completed a four-month intensive training in vocational skills. The teen mothers, all of them from Musanze District, Northern Province, acquired the training under the Miss Sharifa Umuhoza initiative.

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Food that will keep your heart healthy

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The food we eat matters a lot when it comes to keeping our hearts healthy. Dwelling on the right diet reduces the risk of one developing heart diseases and stroke. Watching out what you eat on a daily basis significantly aids in lowering the cholesterol level, controlling blood pressure and...

Beyond practice: Surviving cancer

The current widespread knowledge of cancer is admirable. At least, it has shifted from the general assumption that cancer is not necessarily a death sentence, but rather, and that for many conditions, one can get cured completely and be well, for life.