AS MACHETE-WIELDING militiamen rummaged swamps and bushes, houses and churches hunting for Tutsi during the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Cecile Umurazawase, 37, was among those being sought to be killed.

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Government will continue supporting initiatives that promote rural electrification and renewable energy in particular to ensure Rwandans access affordable power, Jules Ndenga, the in charge of planning and policy at the Ministry of Infrastructure, has said. 

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THE Ministry of Sports and Culture is set to consult with other stakeholders to ascertain if Rwanda can have a joint bid with Kenya and Tanzania to host the 2017 Africa Nations Cup finals.

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RENOWNED comedy group Kings of Comedy has asked Electronics Company Konka to apologize for using the company name  on posters advertising last weekend’s Chameleon and Amani show yet Kings of Comedy were not part of the event. Konka were the sponsors of the show which flopped.

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Rwanda is among African countries that have embraced fashion and design with a new zeal. The Kigali Fashion Week is an annual event organised by the House of Fashion and endeavours to promote Rwandan designers and help talented young people have access to education and develop into entrepreneurs. 

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DURING TIMES of tragedy heroes rise. In the midst of chaos there are certain individuals who possess the right blend of altruism and inspiration to keep doing what is right when everything around them falls apart.


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IN NEIGHBOURING Kenya, socialite Vera Sidika hit the headlines when she opened up to the media about her 50 million Kenya shillings (about Rwf 350million) skin lightening procedure. In a series of interviews she said it made her feel ‘more comfortable.’

 As if that was not enough, she recently got breast implants to have the ‘ideal’ bust size. All these have earned her a cult following especially on social media.  

Back home, some women are jumping on the bandwagon of acquiring beauty at any cost including expensive measures to enhance their body parts. These range from bleaching, plastic surgery, bust, hips and bum enlargement.  

 

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Agriculture Journal

Rwanda’s agricultural performance in the past was characterized by rudimentary methods and very low yields. Food and nutritional insecurity were a common phenomenon. For instance, in 1990 the global hunger Index for Rwanda was 30.5%, a situation that was considered extremely alarming with regards to food access for the population.

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