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New bridge to boost trade in Nyaruguru District

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Trade and movement of people between Munini and Busanze sectors in Nyaruguru District is expected to improve following the launch of a new bridge linking the two areas.

Isuzu buys 57.7pc stake in GM East Africa

Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors Limited has bought out General Motors’ 57.7 per cent stake in General Motors East Africa (GMEA) for an undisclosed sum.

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Gicumbi shock APR as Rayon beat Espoir to regain top spot

Azam Rwanda Premier League lowly side Gicumbi FC defeated defending champions APR 1-0 at Kicukiro Stadium on Wednesday. Forward Suleiman Mudeyi scored the lone goal for the relegation battlers in the 53rd minute from a Jean de Dieu Figo Uwineza assist.

APR seek to retain top spot against Gicumbi

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League leaders APR FC will be looking to get maximum points against struggling Gicumbi FC when both sides face off today at Kicukiro stadium.

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Mashariki African Film Festival returns

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The official selection for this year’s Mashariki African Film Festival (MAAFF) is out. In its third year now, the festival aims at showcasing and celebrating the works of budding film makers from across the continent.

What you missed at Mutzig Lite Barbecue

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Beer, meat, laughter, bubble soccer and other fun activities marked the first Mutzig Lite Barbecue event, held at the Kigali Golf Club, on Saturday.

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Pushing Rwandan music beyond borders

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At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with organizers:

Just like any institution, Jesus also gave us rules of engagement

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In every institution, there are rules that have been put in place by authorities to regulate workers and for the smooth running of activities. In a corporate world, rules are set up during agreementsto dictate engagements between parties.In the same way, God has given us rules for engagement.

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From rags to hope; the story of vulnerable women in Kinamba

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Ten years ago, a group of disadvantaged women in Kinamba, a locality in Kigali, came together for a common cause. The women were grappling with similar hardships such as gender-based violence.

Rusaro on what it takes to be a beauty queen

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29-year-old Carine Utamuliza Rusaro is famous for her numerous beauty pageant titles. The former Miss National University of Rwanda and Miss Tourism Queen International was also the first runner up of Miss Rwanda 2009, among others.

EDITORIAL: We must embrace a culture of research

Good research forms a solid foundation for development. Indeed, countries with a strong research culture have registered unprecedented transformation, especially in areas of science, technology and agriculture.

The task that await the new AU chair

Moussa Faki Mahamat won the race to head the African Union Commission for the next four years. The Chadian diplomat eventually edged out Kenya’s Amina Mohamed, who was initially in the lead in January’s elections in Addis Ababa.

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Police is holding 30 people for allegedly attempting to bribe officers.

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AOS commemorates and donates to Genocide survivors in Kayonza

AOS management and staff, on Friday gathered at Rukara Genocide Memorial in Kayonza District to pay tribute the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and handed a cheque of Rwf3.5 million to buy ten cows for ten families of survivors. The staff were briefed about the history of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in former Rukara commune (now Rukara sector) and neighboring areas.

Bolloré Transport & Logistics staff commemorates genocide, support survivors

Last Friday, staff of Bolloré transport and logistics company, honored over 25,000 victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi resting at Jali genocide memorial site in Nkusi cell, Jali sector in Rulindo district. The company also remembered former employees killed in the genocide.

Action Aid Rwanda Empowering Musanze women, improving food security, enhancing a savings culture and income diversification

For many years, Philomene Nyirajyambere lived a life of isolation, staying at home with little contribution to family development. She says that more often she was in conflict with her spouse over trivial and big domestic issues. She depended on her husband for everything.“I used to stay home and do house-work such as cooking and raising the kids which was not considered as important. Besides, we lived in poverty which also ignited conflicts in the family,” says Nyirajyambere.

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Simple, effective ways to ensure learner success

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The expectation of every teacher is that all their students grasp the concept taught in class; but how can they make sure this is achieved? Education experts say as a teacher, making deliberate and well-thought out strategies on how to ensure all students get what is being taught could play...

How schools can solve the challenge of language proficiency dilemma

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Renowned Kenyan scholar, novelist and post-colonial theorist Ngugi wa thiongo , in his famous book, Decolonizing the Mind: the Politics of Language in African Literature, shows that language has a vital role in constructing and forming the national culture, history and identity.