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    PHOTOS: Former Genocide convicts urged to steer clear of evil

    Clerics and government officials have urged former Genocide convicts to act as role models, shun evil, and spearhead goodwill toward survivors. The call was made, yesterday, during a public ceremony at which 52 Genocide perpetrators were...

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    Labour Day: Fresh push for minimum wage

    Trade unions have renewed their demand for the Government to set a new minimum wage matching current economic realities and protect vulnerable workers. Speaking to The New Times, yesterday, various workers unions officials said it is...

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    PICTORIAL: Ethiopian Prime Minister Desalegn concludes three-day state visit

    Ethiopian Prime Minister and First Lady concluded their 3 day state visit to Rwanda on Saturday, which saw the two countries sign 11 bilateral agreements in the areas of communication, information and media, youth and sports,...

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    Govt wants medical examination for mining, industrial workers

    The Government is considering extending medical screening to all mining and factory workers in the country deemed to be exposed to particular health hazards, the Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Public Service and Labour has said.

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    Rwanda, Turkey ink agric cooperation deal

    Rwanda and Turkey have signed an agreement of cooperation in the fields of agriculture and livestock, an official at the Rwandan embassy in Ankara, Turkey said. The agreement was signed by Turkey’s Minister of Food, Agriculture...

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How cyber security can become the 'immune system' of your firm's digital transformation

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Digital technologies like the Internet of Things will add $14 trillion to the world’s 20 largest economies by 2030. That’s one fifth of the current world GDP.

More efforts needed to improve financial literacy among women

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One of challenges Rwanda is facing as a developing country is increasing savings and investment to promote economic growth.

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Weekend fire leaves two children dead

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned the public against illegal dealings in petrol, and diesel following a weekend fire incident which left two children dead in Muhima, Nyarugenge District.

Rayon pip Musanze, edge closer to title

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Even without head coach Djuma Masudi, national football league leaders Rayon Sports continued their impressive winning streak with a narrow 1-0 win at Musanze on Saturday to edge closer to the title.

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Local artistes to perform at 'Europe Street Fair'

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The European community in Rwanda will officially celebrate the first ever ‘Europe Day’ in Rwanda through a show dubbed ‘Europe Street Fair’ on May 6 at Amahoro National Stadium parking area.

[PHOTOS] Bizimana: Rwanda's top gospel musician on his career

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The recently concluded annual Easter Celebration concert by Gospel singer and piano maestro Patient Bizimana can be termed as one of the most successful gospel concerts the country has had.

VIDEO: Spoken word remembers Genocide victims

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The opening stanza of Sammy Asiimwe’s poem perfectly captures the mood of its title, Ode to Motherland.

My rasta friends

I’m sick and tired of people begging me to write loosely about Rastafarians, so here it is. Rastas rarely ply the same route twice, save for when they’ve got no other option at hand. When a rasta goes to the neighborhood boutique for Ibinyomoro or cucumber, he will return to...

Banking: Where are the boardroom women?

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By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released their financials for the year 2016. In addition to reporting their performance, the banks also disclosed the gender composition of their executive committees as required by Central Bank - the regulator.

Emerusenge on her career as a sign language translator

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As a child, Gisele Emerusenge experienced communication challenges with her friend with hearing impairment. This motivated her to learn sign language interpretation to effectively communicate with her friend and, contribute to the wellbeing of the deaf community.

Creating the National Cyber Security Authority is vital

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Though Rwanda, like many AU member states, is yet to sign and ratify the African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection, it has taken a laudable step in combating cybercrime. Just last week, the Chamber of Deputies passed the draft law establishing the National Cyber Security Authority...

Decent work for the Rwandan worker: A Labour Day reflection

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Every worker, woman or man, is striving to find meaningful decent work that gives her/him pride and dignity in parallel to good working conditions including a decent living wage, health coverage, and an old age pension.

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The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has said that 60 % of this year’s voters in the presidential elections are youth and 1.7 million out of the 6.8 million registered voters will be voting for the first time.

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Early screening, improved lifestyles and awareness campaigns stemming diabetes from among Rwandans

Diogene Abarihamwe,56, heard about the diabetes campaign which was being launched near his village area, as Rwanda was marking International Diabetes Day, at Cyabingo Health Center, in Gakenke District.

Building Learning Foundations Program – Tender and Procurement Process

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools.

Grand Legacy Hotel cheers patrons at Christmas Tree Lighting cocktail party

For the third time, Grand Legacy Hotel held a jovial Christmas tree lighting cocktail party for guests and associates as a way of reckoning the good partnership throughout the year which led to the successful service delivery to their clients

Building Learning Foundations Program – Tender and Procurement Process

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The BLF, which will run up to March 2021, aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools. The BLF is being implemented across all thirty Districts and will benefit 2,494 schools and 24,940 English and Mathematics teachers. The Programme is being managed by a consortium of three internationally recognised leaders in the education sector, i.e. the Education Development Trust, the British Council and VSO.

New HEC boss speaks out on suspended universities

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In March, the Ministry of Education suspended operations of four universities and some courses in six other institutions over irregularities including inadequate staff and teaching facilities, leaving thousands of students stranded.

Cultivate your teaching with the course syllabus

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Have you ever had a student misunderstand an assignment, express surprise that you had considered attendance important, or want an explanation of how you grade after the final exam has been scored and the semester is over? If, like most teachers, you receive such remarks every semester, you already appreciate...