APR slip further

APR FC were Friday held 1-1 by visitors Musanze at Kigali Regional Stadium. The Azam Rwanda Premier League tie had previously been postponed. Striker Wai Yeka scored for Musanze in the 40th minute from the spot after Emmanuel Imanishimwe handled in the forbidden area.

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Dutch investors explore horticulture sector potential

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Seven visiting Dutch companies have expressed interest to invest in Rwanda’s horticulture sector. The investors were in the country for a two-day visit to explore investment opportunities in the horticulture sector including the flower industry.

Local producers urged to promote Made-in-Rwanda at EAC summit

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Local manufacturers have been urged to take advantage of the forthcoming East African Manufacturing and Business Forum to market locally produced products.

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APR slip further

APR FC were Friday held 1-1 by visitors Musanze at Kigali Regional Stadium. The Azam Rwanda Premier League tie had previously been postponed. Striker Wai Yeka scored for Musanze in the 40th minute from the spot after Emmanuel Imanishimwe handled in the forbidden area.

Chelsea's N'Golo Kante crowned Premier League Player of the Year at 2017 London Football Awards

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Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has been crowned Premier League Player of the Year at the 2017 London Football Awards. The 25-year-old beat off competition from fellow nominees Alexis Sanchez, Dele Alli, Danny Rose and Blues team-mate Diego Costa to named the winner at the awards gala in Battersea on Thursday...

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VIDEO: Tracing Iradukunda's journey to the Miss Rwanda crown

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It is 8:10am as I set off for a special meeting. Twenty minutes later, I am at my destination in Gikondo, a city suburb. A grey gate opens and I’m ushered in by the gatekeeper.

WORD HAS IT...

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It looks like the sky is the limit for the duo of Charly& Nina, arguably one of the country’s leading female musicians. A little while back the girls performed at a show in Uganda that was attended by many Rwandans living in Uganda.They also recently scooped the award for the...

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Poivre Noir: Fine dining simplified

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Poivre Noir does not stand out from the crowd at first appearance. However, the timeless adage, never judge a book by its cover, truly applies here.

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:

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Reproductive health: What every woman should know

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RECENTLY, a cross-section of religious leaders convened to chart ways of addressing women reproductive health issues. The focus was on elimination of harmful practices that hinder women’s reproductive health rights.

Why is my baby no longer interested in breastfeeding?

Dear Doctor, My 3-month-old daughter no longer wants to be breastfed. She doesn’t seem sick and her temperature is normal. Is she just tired of it? Is there any supplement I can give her since she hasn’t started eating?

The curious case of South Africa's amnesia

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After a rather brief period of euphoria following the power transition in The Gambia, we are back to familiar gloomy news. Reports coming out of South Africa are not good.

The entrepreneurship dilemma

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Personally, I like big ideas and I am fascinated by big problems but what I have learned to appreciate over a period of time is that not all brilliant ideas translate into successful innovations.

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editorial cartoon

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A recent report indicated that only 1,519 of the 1,719 teachers were active and properly documented, yet close to 130 teachers (mostly in primary schools) whose profiles were incomplete and whose jobs were not recognised, continued to draw monthly salaries.

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Job Announcement

The IGC is seeking to hire two Country Economists for its office in Rwanda: 1) Country Economist, 2) Country Economist for Public Financial Management.

GAIN’s Innovation Acceleration model in food processing value chain to fight malnutrition in Rwanda

Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy.

BRD supports special and infrastructure projects to bridge development gap

In an increasingly dynamic and innovative environment, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) recently established a dedicated Department of Special Projects and Infrastructure (DSPI) with a strategic mandate of boosting national economic growth by availing finances to spur infrastructure development.

Kirehe District celebrates developments registered in past seven years

With 77,879 households and a population of 340,983, Kirehe is one of the seven districts that make up Eastern Province . It covers 1,11with 8.5Km2of the surface area. The district is divided into twelve sectors namely: Gahara, Gatore, Kigarama, Kigina, Kirehe, Mahama, Mpanga, Musaza, Mushikiri, Nasho, Nyamugari and Nyarubuye; made up of 60 cells and 612 villages.

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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.

Pregnancy: Ultrasound scan vital for mothers

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Ultrasound scans for expectant women are done for various reasons, but the most common one is to find out the sex of the baby.

Vitiligo: A skin condition you shouldn’t ignore

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Having a skin with different color patches (vitiligo) is devastating and stressful as far as trying to eliminate them is concerned much as dermatologists say with the right medication, the condition can be cured.