Africa must bust the myth that girls aren’t good at maths and science

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Children’s ideas about what their gender means for their intellectual capacity are formed before they have even turned six. One idea that’s particularly pervasive and dangerous is that, only boys are good at maths and science.

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Tanzania demands study on impact of EU trade deal

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Tanzania wants a study conducted on the impact of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union on the East African Community, ahead of the Summit of Heads of State scheduled for next month.

Mozambique nets 1,634 foreign illegal miners

Mozambican authorities have arrested 3,220 people suspected of involvement in illegal mining in Cabo Delgado Province, local media said.

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Infantino commissions Rwf4bn FERWAFA Hotel

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IFA President Gianni Infantino, who in Rwanda for a two-day official visit, watched the league match between Rayon Sports and Police FC at Amahoro Stadium and will today visit Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi to pay tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi before leaving the...

Mulisa ‘relieved’ after APR beat Mukura 3-2

APR FC has admitted that he was a “relieved” man after seeing his team beat Mukura 3-2 in the national football league on Friday at Huye Stadium, to go temporarily to the top of the table ahead of Rayon Sports clash with Police FC on Saturday.

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Kigali Jazz Junction returns with a bang

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Season Three of the Kigali Jazz Junction Friday evening opened in style, with ecstatic performances by Kenyan instrumentalist, Christine Kamau, Rwandan sensational vocalist Rosette Karimba and the Neptunez Band.

Pushing Rwandan music beyond borders

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At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with organizers:

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Pushing Rwandan music beyond borders

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At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with organizers:

Just like any institution, Jesus also gave us rules of engagement

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In every institution, there are rules that have been put in place by authorities to regulate workers and for the smooth running of activities. In a corporate world, rules are set up during agreementsto dictate engagements between parties.In the same way, God has given us rules for engagement.

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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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Stories of hunger and xenophobia, not again 'Africa'

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There is a reason why Africa is in quotes up there. The Africa referred to in the title is the lazy media construct that bundles the continent with the most diverse cultures, languages and number of countries as one homogenous unit. This branding rides on the cases of conflict, disease...

To divorce from Cash, we must kill ATMs

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Our leaders are summiting for a weeklong retreat to assess their performance in implementing Vision 2020 in preparation for the more ambitious vision 2050; on their agenda, may they also discuss how to speed-up the process of divorce from our costly marriage to cash.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Leicester Manager Claudio Ranieri was sacked this week a few months after guiding Leicester to their first ever Premier league trophy.

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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.