WEEKLY VIDEO: Former rebel lifts the lid on FDLR and its ideology of evil

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Meet Faustin Kunde, a 50-year old Rwandan ex-armed forces commando who has lived quite the life. First as a highly trained member of the FAR (Forces Armees Rwandaises), and later upon their defeat by the rebel RPF (Rwanda Patriotic Front) a refugee in the Democratic Republic of Congo (then known...

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RBA promises satellite broadcasting as Azam TV launches

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Public broadcaster, Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA), will be on satellite by August this year, Arthur Asiimwe, RBA managing director, has said.

Standards body extends import inspector’s contract by 4 months

The Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has extended SociĂ©tĂ© GĂ©nĂ©rale de Surveillance’s (SGS) contract by four months to give the standards body more time to select new firms for the pre-shipment inspection scheme.

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Kwizera out of Olympic qualifier against Uganda

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Rwanda's number one choice goalkeeper Olivier Kwizera has been ruled out of the CAF U-23/Rio 2016 Olympic Games second round qualifier against Uganda on May 30 at the Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium.

Over 10 regional teams for Genocide Memorial Tourney

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Ten regional volleyball clubs are expected to compete at this year’s Genocide Memorial Tournament scheduled for June 6-7 in Kigali.

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We're ready to win Guma Guma - Active Boys

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Though Active Boys stormed the music scene in 2013 with their hit, Udukoryo twinshi, their first song was actually, Uri mwiza.

Ivuka organises one-month art exhibition

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A special exhibition that showcases local artworks kicked off at Ivuka Art Gallery in Kacyiru, Kigali on Saturday. Several art lovers and visual artists participated in the opening ceremony on May 23.

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Digital TV is opening the floodgates of opportunities for local content producers - Watta

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In June last year, Rwanda became the second country in Sub-Saharan Africa to switch from analog to digital TV broadcasts, well ahead of the June 17, 2015 deadline set by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Muhire uses film to fight sexual violence

Jean-Claude Muhire's journey into the world of film making started in 2012 while working as a volunteer at the former Kimisagara orphanage. His job at the orphanage was to assist the founder to take care of many children.

Umugoroba w'ababyeyi: A village roundtable programme transforming communities

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It all started as a small idea in 2010. Initially, it was an evening that was set aside to bring women together to talk and support each other.

Sexual abuse: When the protector turns into the perpetrator

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At the age of thirteen, Vivian K (not real names) was left at home alone as her aunt, who was her guardian ran some errands.

Our youth, our future: how do we shape it?

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As the future of any nation anywhere in the world rests in the hands of its youth, nurturing and supporting these important members of our society, who among them are our future taxpayers, policymakers, lawmakers, and guardians of our sovereignty, requires tremendous dedication and persistence from all of us.

EDITORIAL: Crystal Telecom’s IPO should encourage local firms to follow suit

Shares of another local company, Crystal Telecom, will soon begin trading on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) following its Initial Public Offering (IPO) last week.

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The U.S. Justice Department plans to announce corruption charges against senior officials at FIFA, the world’s soccer governing body, law enforcement officials say.

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KINAZI CASSAVA PLANT, PRODUCERS OF HIGH QUALITY CASSAVA FLOUR AND CASSAVA STARCH

A new era of cassava production has dawned in Rwanda. It’s nutritional, ecological and industrial potential evidently overshadows the old perception by some that cassava is a poor man’s food.

Rwanda Farmers Coffee Company (RFCC): Adding value to coffee, improving farmers' livelihoods

Gorilla’s Coffee, is a sublime delicious coffee produced from the rich volcanic soils of the Land of a Thousand Hills, Rwanda, processed by Rwanda Farmers Coffee Company (RFCC).

BDO East Africa Rwanda

As the Rwanda business environment keeps on blossoming, with a number of informal entities that metamorphosing into SMEs or formal professionally managed corporations and multi-national bodies, the need for business management services has also kept on growing.

Tumba College of Technology takes on Community Service, national development aspirations

Creating practical and sustainable initiatives in addressing challenges that affect communities and contribute to national development occupies a high table position on the working agenda of the Government of Rwanda.

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The death of co-curricular activities in schools

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Back in the day, school life was quite interesting. Interesting because learners would actively participate in art, sports, music and drama among others during break time and after class. But things seem to be changing so fast.

Exploring the ban on primary boarding section

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Three months at school, one at home, then three more months at school. And the cycle continues year-in-year-out. This is the routine of every boarding school learner. In short, these learners spend 9 out of the 12 months at school, and only 3 of the 12 with their parents and...

Pain while passing urine could be a sign of kidney stones

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It all starts with severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs, pain that spreads to the lower abdomen and groin or ache that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity.

Birth control pill overdose: What are the effects?

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In a desperate move to avoid unwanted pregnancies, many young girls (students inclusive) have resorted to self-medication - albeit wrongly. Julienne Umulisa, a finalist at the University of Rwanda, is one such example.