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    Developers find keys to affordable houses

    SOME of the most expensive houses on the Rwandan market today costs a staggering Rwf700 million (about $1 million) while the lowest decent ones go for Rwf25 million, according to Evelyn Uwera, an estate agent...

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    Nyabarongo power plant to be switched on tomorrow

    Engineers were yesterday putting final touches on Nyabarongo I hydro power station in Muhanga District, saying the 28-megawatts dam will start supplying electricity to the national grid tomorrow.

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    Swedish scholars study Rwandan values

    Bilateral relations between Rwanda and Sweden received a boost last week following a visit by delegation of Swedish scholars from His Majesty’'s Foundation for Young Leadership, a foundation initiated by Swedish King, Carl XVI Gustaf.

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    Ntarama church: Revisiting one of Karera’s killings

    NTARAMA CHURCH in Rwanda’s Bugesera District, the worst of François Karera’s massacre sites, is a testament to the senseless cruelty of human beings to others they view as different.

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    A real cover/protection: if you have an accident - we pay claims - immediately. The correct price: we spend more time, to understand what risk you are facing.

Domestic resources will bankroll EAC infrastructure projects

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Over the last couple of months, there has been a lot of activities at the regional and bilateral levels under the East African Community (EAC) aimed at accelerating the process of integration and boost trade.

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Best MFIs to be awarded as savings week kicks off

Activities to mark the annual savings week start today ahead of the World Savings Day on October 31. This year, the day will be celebrated under the them “Save now for a better future”. Amb. Claver Gatete, the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, said the day is aimed at...

MTN cautions public against con men

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The public should beware of con men who take advantage of promotions by telecom firms to cheat unsuspecting customers.

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APR see off Etincelles to go top

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GOALS in either half by Bernabe Mubumbyi and Jean Claude Iranzi inspired APR to a 2-0 victory over Etincelles yesterday afternoon at Kicukiro artificial turf to go top of the National Football League standings

Rayon Sports petition Ferwafa over Sina saga

Rayon Sports have petitioned the Rwanda football governing body, Ferwafa over striker Jerome Sina whom they ‘bought’ from Police FC for a reported Rwf 11m, but was later claimed by another club.

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Big Brother warns Samantha, M’am Bea

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Biggie is kind and soft spoken but when you step on his toes then you risk facing his full wrath. On Thursday, Biggie reprimanded M’am Bea and Samantha after showing Housemates the video of the trust exercise and revealing a secret discussion between Samantha and M’am Bea. Samantha told M’am...

Kenzo to light up Big Brother eviction show

Fast rising dancehall star Eddy Kenzo will tomorrow, October 26, perform during the third 2014 Big Brother Africa eviction show.

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Muhammad and Rahma Nawaz bring beauty treat from Pakistan

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After financial problems forced Mohammed Haq Nawaz out of high school in his native Pakistan, he did what most people in his situation usually do: moving from his parent’s village home in search of what to do in town.

I taught myself music production online – Nshuti

Peter Nshuti a.k.a Trackslayer, is producer at Touch Records in Nyamirambo who has cut a niche as one of atop Hip-hop music producers in Rwanda.

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What is the fate of the rural woman in Rwanda?

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On October 25, 2014, Rwanda will join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Rural Women’s Day under the theme “Let’s support each other in the journey of self-reliance.”

The life of a female taxi driver

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The sight of a woman driving a taxi is something we don’t see every day. The taxi business is male dominated given the tough conditions that come with the job like working long odd hours. And traditionally, society still frowns at a woman who works as a taxi driver.

Rwanda’s image is under attack abroad

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I WAS probably one of the first persons to call for the banning of the BBC in my comment two weeks ago, shortly after watching the offending piece of so called “professional” journalism; I opened my notebook and typed my thoughts under the influence of emotion.

It is possible to eradicate regional ignorance

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Around the same time when Prof. Ali Mazrui was being laid to rest in his hometown of Mombasa, our Tanzanian brothers and sisters were remembering 15 years since the death of Julius Nyerere a man they fondly refer to as Baba wa Taifa.

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Editorial cartoon of the day

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The first week of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sitting in Kigali started off on the wrong footing as members have persisted on a continual adjournment until an indiscipline case against one member is tabled before the House.

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Celebrating the UN at 69

The large room had several strategically placed round, high, white-clothed tables with pretty flowers on top. It was a typical setting for a cocktail.

Job Vacancy: Short-term Consultancy

The Ministry of Local Government (MINALOC) in cooperation with the GIZ Decentralization and Good Governance Program is seeking to recruit an individual consultant to update the service delivery charters for local governments.

Isange One Stop Center: Ejecting GBV from our communities through holistic, multi-sectoral approaches

Gender based violence (GBV) remains a widespread occurrence that spans centuries, that in the past it was almost expected and accepted. Its seriousness, effects and how communities respond and work towards its elimination varies from country to country.

UN Day 2014

Rwanda is currently experiencing one of the fastest periods of growth and socioeconomic progress in its history, largely due to its strong and innovative government leadership and support from development partners, such as the United Nations (UN).

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Why report cards are very important

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Excellent performance! More effort needed! Pull up your socks! It is not too late to improve! You could have performed better if it was not for the bad company! Keep it up! Balance your efforts!

Career: Carpentry, the profession that embraces everyone

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We continue to see many children who call streets home. These children do not have any skill which they can use to earn a living and the little money they get through illegal activities such as stealing and prostitution is spent on drugs like marijuana and ‘petrol’ for sniffing which...

Going the miles for the dignity of women

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In the true sense of the word, Barbara Margolies comes out as a firm woman. There is an unmistakable element of seriousness about her. But all that is when you are giving out a first-time impression of her. Yes, until you have talked about the thing that she seems to...

Mother and child care week impacts lives at Rutongo Hospital

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Silvie Mukundwa, a resident of Masoro sector, Rulindo District, Northern Province, saw her 4-year-old son suddenly develop many symptoms such as running nose, watery eyes, swollen eyelids and sneezing.