Museums boss to appear before court next week

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The National Public Prosecution Authority has submitted to court all files to pave way for proceedings against Alphonse Umulisa, the director-general of the Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR) to start.

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Polish investors express interest in Rwanda's export-oriented sectors

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A delegation of Polish investors is in Rwanda to explore investment opportunities in various sectors of the economy.

Duterimbere IMF secures Rwf400m for smallholder farmers

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Farmers, especially those in rural areas, who operate small agribusinesses, will now find it easy to assess funding to expand their agricultural projects. This follows the signing of a refinancing deal between Access to Finance Rwanda, Bank of Kigali, and Duterimbere IMF under which Duterimbere secured a Rwf400 million loan...

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APR suspend four players indefinitely

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Four APR FC players have been suspended indefinitely over indiscipline. The suspension of the players, including stars Jean Claude Iranzi and Emery Bayisenge, was confirmed by the Secretary General of the club, Adolphe ‘Camarade’ Kalisa, yesterday.

Cycling team shift focus to Tour of Colombia

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The national cycling team ‘Team Rwanda’ has turned their focus on the upcoming Vuelta a Colombia, (Tour of Colombia) slated for June 13-26, across the South American cycling nation.

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Guitar maestro Ouma on his life and love for jazz

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Guitar maestro and vocalist Myko Ouma will perform at the Ultimate Kigali Jazz Junction at Kigali Serena Hotel, tomorrow.

Mani Martin to headline Kigali Jazz Junction

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The popular Kigali Jazz Junction is back. Dubbed the Ultimate Jazz Junction, this month’s edition is bigger and better. For the first time in its history, the Kigali Jazz Junction will not be headlined by the Neptunez band, which has been the main act at all the previous editions.

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Bakunzi on his long journey to Rome

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Greg Bakunzi, a tour operator from Musanze District in the Northern Province was lucky to be among the pilgrims. Bakunzi is the founder and Managing Director of Amahoro Tours, a local tour and travel company

I've become a picky shopper

There was a time I frowned upon picky shoppers, mostly in the developed world who reportedly rejected “ugly food” including oddly shaped or blemished fruit and discoloured vegetables, mostly imported from Africa and Asia.

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Property wrangles: When in-laws turn against the widow

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When Josephine Mukahigiro lost her husband last year, all she wanted was solace; especially from those she called ‘family.’ Little did she know that her in-laws, the relatives she had so lovingly invited and welcomed into her home, would only add to the already daunting pain she felt.

Kabagema marks three decades of success in fashion

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Josephine Kabagema, also known as JosĂ©e, is a Rwandan model based in France. In an industry that many have deemed ‘unfruitful’, Kabagema has beaten the odds and proved that modelling can be as rewarding as any other profession.

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City of Kigali is better off consulting on new policies

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On Monday, May 23, the City of Kigali tweeted: “tomorrow 24/05/2016 there will be a press conference at City Hall from 10:30AM on upcoming Car Free Day, construction… media invited.”

EDITORIAL: It is time Africa is united for prosperity

Yesterday was Africa Liberation Day to mark 53 years since the Organisation of African Unity OAU), the predecessor of the African Union (AU), was formed.

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Editorial Cartoon

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The City of Kigali has set July as the new deadline for the completion of the ring of roads around Kigali Convention Centre (KCC), citing delays in expropriation and inconsistent cash flows to finish the road works.

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Milestones and opportunities Rwanda Energy Policy strategic targets

For a sustainable economic growth, energy Sector has to be reinforced as a pillar of development.

Rwanda Standards Board Promoting Locally Made Products

Standards provide the reference framework and basis for comparison of products. Standards facilitate trade by enhancing product performance,safety, productivity and customer confidence in the product or service.

BDF tips women and the youth on easy access to finance

Women and youth across the country have been tipped on the available opportunities to access financial services in a bid to bring about economic development and strengthen relations with financial institutions.

ICT at UR supports innovations in teaching and assessment

The University of Rwanda was established September 2013, by Rwanda Law. It was created by merging seven (7) Public Higher Learning Institutions. Its student enrolment has increased from 28800 students in 2013/14, to 31760 in 2015/16.

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Are schools losing the war on drug abuse?

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Despite the stringent measures in place to curb substance abuse, many teenagers continue to engage in the vice. Some students are reported to go as far as hiding drugs in toilets, bathrooms, behind classrooms, while others jump over school fences in search of drugs.

How to make the most of your internship

With classes and exams wrapping up at most colleges and universities in the coming weeks, many students will turn their attention to various jobs and internships. While some students anticipate that their internships will be exciting, interesting, and meaningful opportunities that lead to deepening interest and directly benefit their future...

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Facts and myths about sleep paralysis

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Imagine waking up but you cannot move a muscle. You know that your mind is awake and your body is not - so you are essentially trapped. The scary inability to move may make you feel anxious and afraid.

Are you at risk of epilepsy?

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The national epilepsy week was celebrated from May 15 to 21 through a drive to sensitise people about the condition to help improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy.

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