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Rwf15bn Treasury bond oversubscribed by 232%The Rwf15 billion Treasury bond has been oversubscribed by 232 per cent, the highest ever subscription recorded by any government bond, receiving bids worth Rwf34.8... Read More
Rwanda and Japan agree on public-private sector linkageFor development to take course, there must be a close linkage between the private and the public sector, Japanese parliamentary vice minister of foreign affairs... Read More
Rwf6 billion Rusumo bridge open to traffic The Rusumo international bridge that has been under construction since May 2012 was on Wednesday opened to traffic. The 82-metre bridge over River Akagera connects... Read More
Rwanda’s economy is steadily recovering from the 2013 slowdown with the World Bank projecting a 5.7 per cent growth rate for 2014, slightly lower than the government and the International Monetary Fund’s projection of 6 per cent.... Full Story
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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.... Read More »
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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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.... Read More »