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    President Kagame appoints more leaders

    President Paul Kagame on Saturday appointed four more senior leaders in various positions including permanent secretaries and heads of institutions. A statement from the Office of the Prime Minister announced the appointment of Fatina Mukarubibi as...

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    Gahanga: A city master plan coming to life

    One of Kigali’s suburbs, Gahanga which is located about 20 kilometers from the city centre, is gradually developing into a unique city of the future. Strategically located at one of the entrances of Kigali, Gahanga is...

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    How 3D-printed prosthetics will help the disabled cope on job market

    Fablab Rwanda, a fabrication factory will start printing prosthetics using the latest 3D printing technology to help people who have lost limbs, hands or legs. 3D printing technology is a process of making a physical object...

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    Kirehe cooperative earns Rwf300m from dried pineapple exports annually

    Emmanuel Hafashimana, a pineapple farmer from Kirehe District, Eastern Province, Rwanda, remembers when a pineapple weighing three kilogrammes used to cost Rwf50, leaving farmers without tangible gains from their investments.

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    How phones and drones are transforming healthcare

    In the developing world, healthcare is often a challenge – let alone expensive medical screening or tests for easily treatable, preventable illnesses. TEDGlobal, an annual conference devoted to “ideas worth spreading” taking place in Tanzania this...

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Local company, South African firm ink deal to boost tourism

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Efforts to promote Rwanda as a conference hub have been boosted by the signing of a partnership deal between local tour firm and one of South Africa’s leading events organisers.

Tigo's 'Imvura y'Amafaranga' promotion winner to build house, expand business

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The Tigo Rwanda ‘Imvura y’Amafaranga’ promotion has enabled Rwandans to improve their lives, invest and expand their businesses, Yaw Ankoma Agyapong, the chief commercial officer at Tigo Rwanda, has said.

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FIFA directs FERWAFA to postpone elections

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World football governing body, Fifa, has asked Rwandan Football Association (Ferwafa) to postpone the forthcoming presidential elections following concerns raised by 14 Ferwafa General Assembly members.

FERWAFA ELECTIONS: Is this the start of end for Nzamwita?

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On July 15, 2017, the day the two aspirants submitted their candidatures to vie for the post of president of the Rwanda Football Association (Ferwafa), a leading voice in the opposition ranks told me, 'We have entered the race but our main objective is to see these elections are called...

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Nzeyimana, Mugabo named among 100 most influential young Africans

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Rwandan entrepreneurs Jean Bosco Nzeyimana and Sonia Mugabo have been named among the 100 most Influential Young Africans in 2017.

All set for Mutzig Beer Fest

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The stage is set for Mutzig beer fest happening today at Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata, Bugesera District.

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Oasis of Peace: Giving Burundian refugees new lease of life

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In 1993, at a time when the number of orphans was steadily increasing in Burundi due to the civil war, the then 24 year old Marguerite Barankitse started an NGO Maison Shalom, which means 'house of peace', and REMA Hospital that has been providing love and stability to children whose...

Sandra Idossou on customer service and technology

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Sandra Idossou is the Managing Director of SHEI and ENZ consulting firm, which specialises in customer service, sales and marketing training and the CEO of The Service Magazine. She is passionately committed to helping companies and organizations to improve their customer centricity.

Legendary Kamaliza; 23 years later, her legacy lives on

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It’s been 23 years since over one million people lost their lives in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The effects of the tragedy still ripple through the daily lives of those who survived.

Why 20-year-old Ishimwe won the 'Queen's Young Leaders' award

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This year, 20-year-old Yvette Ishimwe was one of the two lucky winners from Rwanda selected to receive the ‘Queen’s Young Leaders’ award at Buckingham Palace, London.

Kenyan judges only reminded us of the bigger picture

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A new cabinet line up was announced and sworn in Rwanda as per the requirements of the constitution. Many were surprised that the new Prime Minister was a face they were not familiar with.

Kwita Izina: Humans should learn from gorillas

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There is a human in gorillas just as there is a gorilla in humans. So we are gorillas and gorillas are humans; welcome back from this year’s Kwita Izina, a baby naming ceremony for Rwanda’s mountain gorillas and among the world’s noblest acts by human beings for nature.

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Edouard Ngirente, the new prime minister, officially assumed office and pledged to take on his new role with devotion and especially embrace teamwork.

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SPECIAL GUARANTEE FUND:Insuring against wild animal damages, non-insured, non-identified vehicle accidents

In a bid to strengthen social protection, the Government of Rwanda has continued to put in place programs that ensure individuals and communities do not slip into lack due to unpredictable calamities. The Special Guarantee Fund (SGF) can be considered as one of social protection programs put in place to ensuring the rights and well-being of the citizens.

BDF trains SACCOs in Excel skills

A total of 30 Sacco District Deans from the 30 districts across the country have been trained in basic skills in excel application at Beau Sejour Hotel Remera Kigali, under the yauspices of Business Development Fund (BDF) with an aim of equipping Sacco staff members with skills they need to optimize their appreciation and application of data analysis tools during their day to day work.

How RUB has changed lives of visually impaired people in Rwanda

When visual impairment struck him at 19, Ismail Habufite, without a sense of sight, thought his life would be ruined and dreams shattered forever. That time, about eleven years ago, Habufite was an artisan making postal cards that he sold to earn a living. “I got sick and became totally visually impaired. That time I felt hopeless and could hardly imagine how my future would be. I thought I was going to be a burden to my family which was also poor,” he says.

UK sight charity helps 2 million Rwandans

Vision for a Nation Foundation has supported Rwanda to become the first developing country in the world to provide all its citizens with local access to affordable eye care as screenings reach two million this month.

Fresh graduates: How to survive in the job market

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Last week, University of Rwanda held its 4th graduation ceremony which saw a total of 8,366 students conferred with degrees in different programmes.

Quitting comes down to your individual decision

Breaking the habit of smoking requires some difficult tactics because of the addiction to nicotine which is one of the chemicals found in cigarettes.

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Each week, we will show you one of the SDGs. Try to think about what each goal means and why it is important. Tell us what you think, and you could even win a prize!

Interview: Children on the key traits of a successful learner

Where there is passion, there is an extraordinary learner. I have no doubt that a smart leaner is one who is passionate about his/her studies, eager to learn and keen on engaging in new productive activities.