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    Presidential Election: Over 96% voter turnout recorded

    The 2017 presidential polls had a total voter turnout of over 96 per cent, according to tally results from the National Electoral Commission. More than 6.6 million Rwandans voted in the just concluded presidential elections. In...

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    Habineza concedes defeat, congratulates RPF

    Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda has conceded defeat in Friday’s presidential polls. During a press briefing, Habineza congratulated the incumbent President Paul Kagame on winning the race.

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    How Habarugira’s novel idea will boost entrepreneurship

    During the just concluded Youth Connekt Africa Summit, in Kigali, Guillaume Habarugira, a Rwandan banker based in Vienna, Austria, launched a unique website, which he says is aimed at helping people make their business dreams become...

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    Political parties forum lauds peaceful polls

    The National Consultative Forum of Political Organizations (NFPO) has praised Rwandans for participating massively in the just concluded presidential election as well as helping maintain a peaceful atmosphere throughout the entire process.

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    Japan: A story of resilient and innovative people

    My exhaustion with the almost 20 hours flight to Tokyo, Japan’s capital could be read all over my face and inflamed feet as I staggered my way to the bus station at Narita International Airport.

Water experts decry low reporting on endangered environment

Experts from the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC) have called for increased reporting on matters of Population, Health and Environment (PHE), saying the media isn’t doing enough in reversing environmental degradation.

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Mukareta: A former peasant turned coffee millionaire

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The life of Francine Mukareta and Vincent Bakundukize was characterised by subsistence farming 10 years ago. The couple from Huye District lived from hand to mouth with no savings or investments to their name.

Ethiopia seeks new markets to boost horticulture exports

Addis ababa – Ethiopia is looking to promote its horticulture products in China and different other markets to increase export volumes and revenue, the Horticulture Producers and Exporters Association (EHPEA) has said. The association said various endeavours are already going on to help achieve this goal.

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Rayon Sports begin title defense against AS Kigali

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Azam Rwanda Premier League champions Rayon Sports; under their new head coach Olivier Karekezi will begin their title defence against AS Kigali on September 29. The 2017/18 league season fixtures were released by Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) yesterday.

Team Rwanda ‘ready’ for Colorado Classic

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RWANDA national cycling team, also known as Team Rwanda, has stepped up preparations for the Colorado Classic scheduled for August 10-13 in the United States.

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My grandfather inspired me to join TV - Bachoo

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Zwena Musaniwabo, commonly known as Bachoo, is a television presenter at Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA). She hosts ‘Out and About Rwanda’ show. The 25-year-old journalism graduate is pursuing a Master’s in International Relations at Mt. Kenya University. She spoke to Donata Kiiza about her love for tourism and journalism.

Melody releases presidential campaign victory song

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During presidential campaigns, musicians had a significant impact as they entertained people during rallies. And now, R&B singer, Bruce Melody, has released a single called Ntidukina, a song dedicated to Rwandans to celebrate their choice of President.

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Munyeshuri: An actor, photographer and author

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As a freelance artist, Munyeshuri Innocent is known to many for his stage appearances in local theater productions, as well his penchant for the camera. As a freelance photographer, his work revolves as much around the theater stage as his acting.

Lion King; rapper, poet, Spoken Word artist

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Just who is this guy, and where has he been all along? That question could be heard from many a reveler following Lion King’s stellar performance at the sixth anniversary celebrations for Spoken Word Rwanda last Wednesday.

ECDCs give working mothers a sigh of relief

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On the fateful day, Ernestine Munezero, the maid in question, a resident of Kamonyi District, went to Nyabarongo River where she tried to drown herself and the kids for reasons only known to her. Luckily, the children were saved by residents who pulled them out of the raving waters.

Ngabirano on her passion for science, technology and innovation

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Gertrude Ngabirano is the pioneer and executive secretary of the East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO), an East African Community institution that promotes and coordinates the development, management and application of Science and Technology to support regional integration and socio-economic development.

Rwanda teaches us that geography is not an electoral limitation

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The results are already out for the presidential elections held on August 4, 2017 and yes they were swept by the incumbent President Paul Kagame of RPF-Inkotanyi by over 98% leaving his opponents, the independent Philippe Mpayimana and Green Party’s Frank Habineza to share the rest.

I salute Rwandan media, for a job well-done!

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Congratulations President Paul Kagame and Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) on your emphatic victory. Well-done Philippe Mpayimana on coming second; you should now form a party. Tough luck to Frank Habineza; I think you should give-up the Green party leadership to someone else.

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Rwandans voted peacefully yesterday in a poll that President Paul Kagame is on course to win by a landslide.

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HQ Power and Shapoorji Pallonji congratulate President Kagame

Our warm congratulations on your victory and our best wishes for your success as you prepare to take up again the responsibilities and challenges of your high office.

Rev Dr Rick Warren congratulates H.E Paul Kagame on his Inauguration

Rev Dr Rick and Kay Warren, the entire Saddleback Church Family and the Global Purpose Driven/PEACE Coalition congratulate H.E Paul Kagame on his inauguration.

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Are schools doing enough for learners with special needs?

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G.S Institute Filippo Smaldone in Nyamirambo, a Kigali suburb, provides inclusive education where pupils with hearing problems and some with mental disabilities study with their normal counterparts. In P1 and P2, they have separate classes for the deaf, while from P3 to S3 all students, irrespective of their condition, study...

Holidays: Would you let your child stay away from home?

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Kenia Kaze is an 11 year old pupil. She usually spends her holidays with the maid as her parents have to be away at work most of the time. Her greatest wish is to spend the holiday with her grandparents as a way of changing the environment and experiencing another...

Honest friendship

John and James were best friends. They fought for many reasons, but never gave up their friendship. They went in search of a job and visited many places to earn some money. In the process, they passed through various places, villages, towns, forests and beaches. They supported each other throughout...

Avoid bad company

A rich man had only one son. Due to peer influence, the son joined a bad group. He developed many bad habits.