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Rwanda has attractive packages for floriculture sector investors - NAEB

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Rwanda has intensified efforts to diversify exports and investments in the country by showcasing opportunities in its floriculture sector at a roundtable attended by potential investors and operators in Nairobi, Kenya, yesterday.

Uganda, TZ sign deal for world’s longest heated oil pipeline

Uganda and Tanzania signed a framework agreement on their proposed $3.55 billion crude export pipeline yesterday, a key milestone for the project, which is expected to start pumping Ugandan oil to international markets in three years.

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Kiyovu need a miracle to stay in topflight league

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SC Kiyovu, one of Rwanda’s oldest football clubs, is in danger of being relegated to second division for the first time after losing to fellow strugglers Marines 1-0 on Friday at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu.

Amavubi's Hey admits pressure will be on CAR

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National team (Amavubi)head coach Antoine Hey has said that the pressure will be on Central Africa Republic in the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations qualifier which is scheduled for June 11, in Bangui.

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Jay P recounts 15 years of beat making and plans for the future

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Jean Paul Gatsinda is one of the pioneers of the Rwandan pop music scene. The audio producer and sound engineer is better known by his artistic moniker –Jay P Productions, or simply Jay P. His professional portfolio features beat-making stints at numerous music production houses and a few creative agencies...

All set for Kigali Fashion Week finale

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Over 17 designers will grace the grand finale of the sixth edition of Kigali Fashion Week at Serena Hotel today. Over half of these are international designers from Nigeria, United States of America, Canada, Uganda, Ghana, Democratic Republic of Congo, United Kingdom, Tanzania and Japan, among others.

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We thrive on drama

It’s almost mid-year. So I just wanted to send a shout out to the people who, at the beginning of the year, resolved to leave drama and negativity in 2016. How is that going? Not well? Well, don’t beat yourself up. No one has really ever succeeded at breaking free...

Has the gospel music industry come of age?

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IT has produced hits that rule the airwaves. In secular night clubs, it is common to dance to a gospel hit. Gospel music concerts are some of the most attended events.

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Genocide: Child born out of rape, mother recollect the painful journey to healing

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We arrived at her home located in Kimironko, a Kigali suburb, around 2pm on Wednesday, last week. Due to the delicate nature of the assignment, we were in company of a counsellor from a local organisation called Survivors Fund (SURF).

Musanabera on her 8-year battle with fistula

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She smiles and clears her voice to talk to me. Her facial expression exudes happiness and a sense of relief. And why wouldn’t she be happy? For a year now, it has been bliss because the fistula she suffered from for eight years was finally treated.

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Looking forward to the day the SGR becomes a boda boda

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The first time I had to travel outside Uganda, my country of birth, it was with a Jaguar Executive bus in 2005. In those days, the buses plying cross border route were not as many. You either used Jaguar or the state-run ONATRACOM.

Democracy trumps terrorism

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LONDON – As I strolled through Paris the other day, the air was warm, the sky was blue, and I felt like I was in the best of all possible worlds. As always, Paris looked elegant and exuded confidence and cheerfulness.

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Editorial cartoon

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The alcohol industry is doing exactly what the tobacco industry did several decades ago to ensure growth and increase profits: expanding into Africa as an underdeveloped market.

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Upholding Road Safety Practices

As Rwanda National Police marks its 17th anniversary under the flagship of the annual “Police Week”, its Traffic and Road Safety Department has dedicated time during the month-long community development and human security activities, to roll out road safety awareness programmes to all road users; motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

‘Nkuwikorera’ Enhancing Service Delivery to Fast-track national transformation

The service sector currently contributes 48% to national development which compares significantly against other sectors.The Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2) has set citizens satisfaction towards quality of services rendered to them at 85 % by 2018.However, the service delivery still lags behind all government indicators according to the Rwanda Governance Scoreboard 2016, scoring 72.93%.

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Martyrs SS commemorate Genocide

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Martyrs Secondary School community last Saturday held activities to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. At the event, students were urged to shun evils of hatred and genocide ideology that characterised the pre-1994 education sector.

Use high-order thinking questions to promote learning in higher institutions

Using questions to teach is an age-old practice and has been a cornerstone of education for centuries. The concern, however, is on whether today’s teacher use the questions tactfully to realize their instructional goals.

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NCDs: Answer lies in early screening, prevention

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Last week, a Health Week was launched in Gahengeri Sector, Rwamagana District, with the aim of looking at different ways to help the community access healthcare services better.

Overcoming sudden drop in blood pressure on standing up

Also known as orthostatic hypotension or postural hypotension medically (hypotension means low blood pressure), it is a sudden drop in blood pressure that happens when a person stands up. This drop in blood pressure can make you feel dizzy or lightheaded.