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Western Province highway gets $166m China fundingThe Government of the People’s Republic of China, yesterday, announced funding worth US$116 million to finance the Rusizi-Rubavu highway, through Karongi District, which is hoped... Read More
ICC indicts MudacumuraThe Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday issued an arrest warrant for the supreme commander of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation... Read More
In a bid to crackdown on smuggling and tax evasion by cross border traders, Rwanda and Uganda have agreed to begin joint surveillance at the Katuna-Gatuna border crossing.... Full Story
HUYE – The Intermediate Court of Huye has denied bail to the executive secretary of Kigoma sector, Festus Habyarimana, along with three others for murder charges, and instead remanded them for 30 days in prison.... Read More »
THE recent launch of Canal+Afrique is set to tighten competition in the pay television market.... Read More »
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LAST Saturday saw the elimination of three artistes from Primus Guma Guma Superstar music competition, leaving only four contestants in the race. Tonight will see the elimination of another two.... Read More »
A little over eight months ago, I was conducting interviews of fresh graduates from the university. They had all applied for jobs as junior associates at an SME business advisory firm that I happen to be a partner at.... Read More »
IF you ask a young man between of 15-25 years of age to ‘Guhamiriza’ (a type of traditional dance), they will probably look you in the face and ask, “What in the world is that”? However, it can be argued that this is not entirely their fault. It’s a product of the world we are living in today.
According to 90-year-old Pastor Ezra Mpyisi, the world’s changing lifestyles are affecting our cultural heritage. “The loss of culture comes right from the loss of language and traditional norms. Today the Kinyarwanda that most people speak and the one that was spoken by the Rwandans in the 1930s is quite different. Today, more people are drawn towards the western culture and beliefs instead,” Mzee Mpyisi complains.
Daphne Mutoni, a 16 year old Kigali student, prefers to look at United States for her cultural direction.
The spick-and-span in the City of Kigali has come into being as a result of several deliberate efforts crafted by the policy makers, implemented by the technical staff managing the affairs of the city, with the full embrace and ownership by the Kigali citizenry.... Read More »