KPMG pays tribute to Genocide victims

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KPMG, a global network of professional firms providing audit, tax and advisory services, last week remembered victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi and in particular the parents and relatives of their employees who were slain in the massacres.

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Local producers, SMEs tipped on market penetration and export growth strategies

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Local industrialists and small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to take advantage of the forthcoming annual Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) to network and forge strategic partnerships that will help them enter new markets to improve the country’s exports.

Renewable energy developers, entrepreneurs stand to win Rwf5.9bn in ACF 2017 contest

Rwandan entrepreneurs and developers in renewable energy have just a week to submit their applications for ACF 2017 competition and stand a chance to win $7 million (about Rwf5.9 billion) in funding. The deadline for application is May 12.

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Totti looks ahead as career set to end

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ROME - For a player who has singularly come to represent Serie A giants Roma for nearly a quarter century, Francesco Totti deserved to feel heartbroken on Wednesday upon hearing his playing career would soon be over.

Rashford rocket puts United closer to Europa League final

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Manchester United's teenage striker Marcus Rashford struck a stunning second-half free-kick to secure a 1-0 win at Celta Vigo in their Europa League semi-final, first leg on Thursday.

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What’s on this weekend?

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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Heineken to fly lucky winners to Champions League final viewing party

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Three Rwandans will be among the football fans that will watch the UEFA Champions League final aboard a luxury cruise in Athens, Greece. The offer is entailed in a new promotion by local brewer Bralirwa through its Heineken brand.

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Inside the 'flying life' of an air hostess

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They are easy on the eye, have gorgeous smiles and an aura that leaves people agape long after they’ve passed by. It must be exciting to fly around the world and sleep in 5-star hotels and not pay a single coin for it. This is the luxurious life that an...

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.

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How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

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As a fresh graduate with no work experience, 26-year-old Naira Mutesi found herself between a rock and a hard place. She vividly recalls the torment she endured when she was hired at a private company a few years back.

ASK THE DOCTOR: Why can’t I feel my baby kick?

Dear Doctor, I’m soon ending my second trimester of pregnancy and so far everything has been going well. However, I haven’t yet felt my baby kick. I am due for a scan soon but I’m worried. Is this normal?

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Coming to grips with fake news and the post-truth era

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The World Press Freedom Day was observed this week with acute awareness of how fake news and the so called “alternative facts” have snowballed from merely being a nuisance to play a role besmirching the very notion of press freedom.

EDITORIAL: Prioritize special needs assessment training for procurement officials

A new report by the Office of the Auditor-General has revealed that billions of taxpayers’ money continues to be spent on engagements that are then left idle. The 2015/16 AG report shows that public entities were in possession of idle assets worth Rwf15.2 billion – some unused for years.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda Chess Federation (FERWADE) has supplied chess equipment to different schools within the City of Kigali as part of their plan to develop and promote the sport among students.

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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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Are schools ready to implement digital education?

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The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Education policy that was approved on April 27, 2016 emphasises the need to equip learners with the necessary tools to fully embrace digital learning.

Rwandan student scoops Cambridge Outstanding Learners Award

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Bruce Gashirabakye, a student at Nu-Vision High School has won the Outstanding Learners Award in the Cambridge International Examinations, one of the world’s most prestigious academic awards.

Skin care: Knowing the right pH balance

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Glowing skin is what everybody wants. Skin that is free from other indications of possible systemic imbalance is considered healthy and attractive. As we get older, disruptive factors such as stress, pollution, or toxins affect our skin, Dr Francoise Gahongayire, a dermatologist at King Faisal Hospital, explains.

How to control diabetes

Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.