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World leaders honour 'giant of history' Dozens of world leaders yesterday joined South Africans in a memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela in Soweto.Prime Minister Pierre Damien Habumuremyi and the... Read More
Media dialogue to focus on growth, professionalismHigh-profile media investors, managers, trainers and rights advocates from within the country, the region, and beyond will today gather at Rwanda’s 5th Annual National Dialogue... Read More
Children conceived of rape seek answers Women and children are the unrivalled victims of atrocities, chaos and disasters. Whenever such phenomena strike, it is women and children who bear the most... Read More
Kigali special economic zone maintenance fee to be revisedA special committee has been set up to study and come up with new maintenance fees for investors within the Kigali Special Economic Zone. Read More
Impabaruta, a cooperative of smallholder farmers in Kamonyi District in Southern Province, has been named the 2013 African Farmer Organisation of the Year, beating over 60 contestants from across Africa.... Full Story
As the world marked the 65th anniversary of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, Rwandans said there is need for globally coordinated effort to ensure no other genocide happens anywhere in the world.... Read More »
A 34-year-old business man from Musanze district on Friday won Rwf4million in the “Hirwa savings campaign’ by Acess Bank to promote the savings culture. Ferdinand Nsabimana, a trader in skins and hides was the lucky winner out of 140 eligible people that saved a minimum of Rwf100000 per month with Access Bank.... Read More »
AMAVUBI head coach Eric Nshimiyimana believes patience from the football fraternity will help Amavubi grow into a formidable and strong team despite failing to go past the quarter final stage of the GoTv Cecafa Challenge Cup.... Read More »
Living in China certainly has its perks. Your senses are constantly assailed with your sights and sounds, while your palate revels in new flavors. Yes I’ve tasted frog and no, I haven’t eaten dog. Yet. Unfortunately, for a social media-phile and blogger like me, the inability to use social media like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Wordpress, because they are banned is extremely frustrating.... Read More »
Yesterday was Human Rights Day which marks the anniversary of the adoption by the UN General Assembly of the landmark Universal Declaration of Human Rights 68 years ago. This year’s observance also marks 20 years since another bold step was taken to make rights a reality for all: the adoption by the World Conference on Human Rights of the Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. Member States adopted a far-reaching vision and created the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).... Read More »
When schools break off, almost every student is happy. They feel like a bird that has been set free from a cage. The cunning ones know that their parents are no match to the strict school rules and often use this time to engage in mischief or activities that may put them on the wrong side of the law. It is not unusual for students to fall on the wrong side of the law as police records often prove.
After the law has taken its course and schools resume, should the respective schools’ administration take it up from there? Proponents of this theory say that such a student tarnishes the school’s image which takes age to achieve. However critics of this theory argue that the school should not poke its nose in things that take place beyond the school boundaries.
By Ivan Ngoboka
Rwanda joined the rest of the World yesterday to celebrate the International Human Rights Day at a ceremony held in Maraba Sector, Huye district, Southern Province.... Read More »