Rwanda on alert over latest cyber threat

Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA) has pledged stronger cooperation with the public in enhancing cyber security for all computers in Rwanda amid an alert over an outbreak of a security attack that has affected over 150 countries.

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Rwanda’s tea scoops top accolades at regional quality contest in Nairobi

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Rwanda tea factories have scooped nearly all the awards in the regional best quality competition held in Nairobi, Kenya. According to a statement from the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB), Nyabihu, Rubaya, Muganza and Gisovu tea factories received awards during the 3rd African Tea Convention and Exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya...

Kenya’s tea production will drop by 11%, says AFA chief

Kenya’s tea volumes for 2017 are expected to drop by 11 per cent as the effects of drought take a toll on production of Kenya’s top foreign earner. Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) says production of green leaf will drop from 473 million kilogrammes produced in 2016 to about 420...

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Kenya’s Cece Sagini to headline Kigali Jazz Junction

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Of late, Kenyan artistes seem to be taking over the ever highly anticipated Kigali Jazz Junction. With their impressive performances, one could only wish for more from them.

Ndiringiye dreams of breaking music boundaries

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Devis Ndiringiye is one of the popular music producers in Kigali. He’s the man behind songs such as ‘Revolution’ featuring all Rwandan rappers, Mariya Yohanna’s ‘Ndabakumbura,’ ‘Uza mbabarire’, as well as singer Dr Annely Uhorasenga’s latest music album.

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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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[PHOTOS]: Mother’s Day observed with call to scale up nutrition

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Mothers have been urged to take care of their children’s nutrition as well as their own so as to make sure that children grow up in good health. The call was made by experts during mother’s day celebrations in Kigali organised by Africa Improved Foods, a manufacturer of nutritious foods...

[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.

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ICT uptake will deliver quality services

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Last week’s Transform Africa Summit, held in Kigali, pledged to bolster the ICT sector whose aim is to achieve ‘smart cities’ across the continent. On this note, President Paul Kagame, in his speech, pointed out two fundamental things, among others: the need for political will to enable the implementation of...

The role of tourism in Rwanda’s conservation success

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United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)’s theme for 2017 is sustainable tourism, a subject not so new in Rwanda. The country’s conservation journey began more than a decade ago and has since progressed enormously.

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APR FC thrashed Sunrise FC 4-0 on Saturday at Amahoro National Stadium to advance to the 2017 Peace Cup quarter-finals.

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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.

Appendicitis; early detection prevents bigger complications

The appendix is a long, thin pouch that is shaped like a finger. It hangs down from the large intestine. The appendix is of an unclear function in humans, and is an organ associated more with negative importance than positive

Is the food you pack for your child healthy?

As a daily routine, most parents usually pack food and snacks for their children before they leave for school. This food is eaten by children during their break time or as lunch.