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    Officials want more stringent laws to bolster war against graft

    Efforts to fight corruption in the country should be reinforced by enacting more laws that discourage the vice and shunning negative solidarity among corrupt leaders, officials in charge of fighting graft have said.

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    Returnees to get cash under new incentives package

    The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) is offering a cash incentive of $250 (about Rwf200,000) to any Rwandan adult refugee and $150 (about Rwf125,000) to any of their minors who returns home before the...

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    Agri-business getting youth attention

    Rwanda’s agriculture and livestock sector has long been characterised by an ageing farming population whose average age is 55 years. As a result, innovation, creativity and technology adaptation as well as skills transfer has been slow,...

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    TVET schools urged to prioritise energy sector

    Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools have been challenged to ensure they produce graduates who are capable of providing innovative solutions to the country’s socio-economic challenges, including energy gaps.

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    A-Level star performers narrate their success stories

    Hard work, sleepless nights, faith, support from teachers and parents are some of the factors some of the star performers in the recently released Advanced Level examinations cited for their success.

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New alliance will boost intra-Africa trade-experts

Experts have called for the formation of the African Corridor Management Alliance to boost Intra Africa Trade According to the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA); the alliance will play a critical role in coordinating the sharing of best practices and other strategies in support of the development and management of...

AfDB approves $28.2m funding to support housing in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) said Thursday that it is arranging for an immediate loan of $28.2 million for Shelter Afrique, a Development Finance Institution investing in affordable housing for Africa.

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Cricketer Uwamahoro sets new world record

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Rwandan cricket player Cathia Uwamahoro has set a new Guinness World Record for the longest hours (26 hours) batting in net by a woman.

Meet Nshobozwabyosenumukiza, Rwanda’s fast rising basketball star

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The past two to three years have seen Rwanda basketball significantly recuperate with a lot of new talents coming into the lime light and surely there is no doubt that the future is bright.

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Trio represent Rwanda at ONGEA festival in Kenya

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Three local artistes are representing Rwanda at the Eastern Africa Music Summit, also known as ONGEA, in Nairobi, Kenya. Rwanda is represented by Deo Munyakazi, a professional inanga player, female rapper Angel Umutoni, and cultural advocate Eric Karengera, aka DJ Eric Soul.

Humble Jizzo proposes to girlfriend with a song

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Congratulations are in order for one of the Urban Boys members. Humble Jizzo, real name James Manzi, popped the question to his stunning girlfriend Amy Blauman, on Valentine’s Day, as he went on to belt out a song, Do You Know, dedicated to his now fiancee.

Meze Fresh: Laid back Mexican

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According to Jumia Food, Meze Fresh is one of the best restaurants in Kigali. Well, as far as food is concerned, I’d say it is indeed good. The traditional Mexican menu lends credence to that. And it is good, going by what I ate. The menu is not diverse. Burittos,...

Envy and me

At the beginning of secondary school, I was having a hard time with mathematics. So I sought the help of my friend Sarah. We talked Maths and ate Maths and breathed Maths together.

Showbiz: Why it’s not a bed of roses for female celebrities

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In Rwanda, showbiz life is not as sparkling as what we watch on E entertainment and other international platforms. However, our female local celebrities seem to be enjoying the good life and many young girls look up to them.

How Ujeneza is turning disposable bottles into a profitable business

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39-year-old Germaine Ujeneza is a popular artisan in the Northern Province because of her tremendous skills in using disposable bottles to make curtains, plastic flowers and other decorations. Out of this hand work, she has managed to pay for her husband’s tuition at university for four years and, will soon...

Natural resources for sustainable development

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For Rwanda to progress, grow and manage our economy wisely, we need good measures to evaluate our economic status and performance. Gross Domestic Product is a standard or traditional measure of economic performance, focused on income, the value of goods and services.

Of feminism, objectification of women and Playboy

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When the infamous Playboy magazine announced that it would no longer publish nude photos of women a year ago, it was widely applauded by women rights activists. However, while the activists claimed it was a coup against objectification of women from an outlet of such global prominence as Playboy, the...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Results released by the Ministry of Education on Thursday show that girls did better than their male counterparts in general performance in the 2016 Advanced Level examinations.

PWDs inclusion in VUP improves as advocacy interventions intensify

Findings from the assessment from the qualitative study conducted on the inclusion of people with disabilities in Vision 2020 Umurenge Programme (VUP) suggest that more efforts are needed from different social protection umbrellas including Non-Governmental Organizations, government agencies and civil society, ensure people with disabilities benefit from different government programmes, especially VUP.

Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

TVET schools urged to prioritise energy sector

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools have been challenged to ensure they produce graduates who are capable of providing innovative solutions to the country’s socio-economic challenges, including energy gaps.

A-Level star performers narrate their success stories

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Hard work, sleepless nights, faith, support from teachers and parents are some of the factors some of the star performers in the recently released Advanced Level examinations cited for their success.