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    Africa commits to leverage ICT to accelerate devt

    African Heads of State and Government present at the recently concluded Transform Africa Summit pledged to advance the continent’s digital transformation. The leaders noted that they recognize the role of ICT in fast-tracking development of their...

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    Ntizimira's passion for palliative care

    “This is not a personal achievement; this is an award for the patients and families in Rwanda who are facing serious illness. They deserve to be treated with dignity.

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    MPs call for feasibility study on whether Kivu gas can be used for cooking

    THE Parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony has tasked the Ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) to carry out of a study to establish whether the methane gas in Kivu Lake can be used for cooking.

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    Kigali city seeks $14m to construct modern environmental friendly landfill

    The City of Kigali has announced that it is looking for $14m (Rwf11bn) in order to construct a modern landfill in Kigali Sector in Nyarugenge district replacing Nduba landfill located in Nduba sector of Gasabo District...

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    A day with the Inyambo cows

    Why would some someone travel all the way from Kigali to the provinces just to see cows? Better still, why would a tourist visiting the country venture as far out of Kigali as Gatsibo District in...

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Tigo signs deal to provide ICT solutions at Kigali Convention Centre, Radisson Blu

Tigo Rwanda has signed a two-year deal with Kigali Convention Centre and Radisson Blu Hotel Kigali in which the telecom firm will provide various ICT solutions to the conference venue, the largest in the country.

‘Smart Rwanda’ initiative gets a boost from JICA

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The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has pledged more support to Rwanda’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector as the country moves toward a digital economy.

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Man City bolster top-four hopes, Arsenal close in on Liverpool

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LONDON - Manchester City enjoyed a huge let-off in their quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League while Arsenal edged to within a point of fourth-placed Liverpool with an impressive victory on Saturday.

APR thump Sunrise to reach Peace Cup quarter-finals

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APR FC recorded the biggest win of the season when they thrashed league rivals Sunrise FC 4-0 on Saturday Amahoro National Stadium to advance to the 2017 Peace Cup quarter-finals.

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Ashimwe defies odds to shine at Kigali Vibrates with Poetry

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On the evening of Saturday April 29th, Ange Theonastine Ashimwe made her maiden appearance on a poetry stage. The occasion was the 7th edition of the monthly poetry forum, Kigali Vibrates with Poetry.

Pianist Assoulen thrills Kigali with 'Perfumed concert'

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It was nothing like Kigali had ever witnessed before. French Jazz composer and pianist Laurent Assoulen’s Sentire concert at the Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) auditorium in Kimihurura on Thursday night had another name –the “perfumed concert.”

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Ashimwe defies odds to shine at Kigali Vibrates with Poetry

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On the evening of Saturday April 29th, Ange Theonastine Ashimwe made her maiden appearance on a poetry stage. The occasion was the 7th edition of the monthly poetry forum, Kigali Vibrates with Poetry.

Dybdal on improving fitness in Rwanda

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Dennis Dybdal is one of the founders and the Managing Director of Waka Fitness. He is also the brains behind the recent Waka Warrior Race, a fitness race which involves participants overcoming a number of obstacles from piles of tires, high walls, a stream of water, mud puddles, soapy tarpaulins,...

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[VIDEO]: Meet Dr Mukarwego, a lecturer with a vision beyond her visual impairment

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It was the first time I was meeting her. From a distance she cut a posture of an amiable personality. Within minutes of talking to her, it felt like I was talking to someone I had known for years.

Why won’t my stitches heal?

Dear Doctor, I gave birth a little over a month ago but the stitches still hurt terribly. I was advised by the nurses to only use water when washing myself but a cousin who has had three natural births tells me to add a little salt in the water. Would...

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Rwanda and Kenya now doing tourism the ‘Sitya Loss way'

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Rwanda continued to surge ahead as a top MICE tourism destination with yet another huge conference being held in Kigali – the Transform Africa Summit 2017 that brought together several heads of state, big shots in the world of technology and enthusiastic tech savvy young (and some old) people.

Rwanda is literally transforming Africa

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Rwanda may not be Africa’s largest economy but the East African nation has gradually become the central engine that is dexterously powering a new wave of optimism across the continent through platforms such as the annual Transform Africa Summit that just ended in Kigali.

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Today is world women's day.

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Upholding Road Safety Practices

As Rwanda National Police marks its 17th anniversary under the flagship of the annual “Police Week”, its Traffic and Road Safety Department has dedicated time during the month-long community development and human security activities, to roll out road safety awareness programmes to all road users; motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.

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Why the curriculum should relate to life outside the class

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One question many students pose today is how relevant what they are studying is to the realities outside classroom.

Why schools should embrace play-based teaching approach

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Osama Ukwishatse, a Primary Five pupil at Remera Catholique II in Kigali says he finds the traditional system of learning exclusively on the chalk board hectic and boring. He thinks that interactive play-based learning is more enriching and produces better results.

Dos and don’ts in burns and scalds treatment

According to the World Health Organisation over 96 per cent of fatal fire-related burns occur in low- and middle-income countries. In addition to those who die, millions more are left with lifelong disabilities often with resulting stigma and rejection.

The fascinating health benefits of tree tomatoes

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Tamarillo or tree tomatoes, locally known as ‘ibinyomoro’ are fruits loved by people of all age groups. And while it is common to spot different types of juices in many restaurants, one can rarely miss a glass of ibinyomoro juice.