FOR MANY DECADES, 57-year-old Callixte Kalisa survived on small-scale subsistence farming which he practiced in the rural Gafumba Cell, Huye District.

The father of six practised traditional agriculture, never used fertilisers and mixed several crops on one plot.

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Rwandan traders should take advantage of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea recently to exploit the business opportunities the Central African country presents, John Mirenge, the RwandAir chief executive officer, has said. 

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CELEBRATED Belgian based Rwandan musician, Faycal Ngeruka aka Kode has advised local musicians to invest in professional management of their talent. Kode is in the country to promote his new songs and to shoot videos for his upcoming album.

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I WAS not surprised this week when I heard complaints by some Kigali residents about their increasing discontent of the noise coming from an array of churches in residential areas of our city. This was reported by the print and electronic media. Rwandans of all walks of life are today trooping to the new churches in ever-increasing numbers in pursuit of spiritual rejuvenation. 

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As cancer awareness continues to increase in Rwanda, it is time to dedicate special attention to the discipline of pediatric (childhood) cancers. While cancer knowledge in the general public is on the rise due to concerted efforts by the Ministry of Health and its partners, major gaps in how much Rwandans know about childhood cancers remains. 

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LAST WEEK, a new cabinet was sworn in after Anastase Murekezi was appointed new Prime Minister. Although women generally constitute 34% of the new cabinet, three of them are making it to cabinet for the first time.

They include Judith Uwizeye, Minister of Public Service and Labour, Geraldine Mukeshimana, Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources and Germaine Kamayirese, Minister of State in Charge of Energy, Water and Sanitation in the Ministry of Infrastructure.

Women Today’s Doreen Umutesi interviewed the new female cabinet ministers on a range of issues and what they plan to do. 

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