Kenya's opposition leader faults date for presidential revote

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday faulted the electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC), for setting October 17 as the date for a re-run of presidential elections following nullification of the previous polls by the supreme court. Odinga said his National Super Alliance (NASA) and other...

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Collective investment scheme as a strategy for lower cost investments

Collective investment schemes invest in a broad range of securities, sometimes at lower cost due to negotiation skills and size of the investable funds.

Understanding the concept of facilities management

On my first visit to Rwanda about two years ago, I was impressed by what I saw of the City of Kigali considering the sad events of 23 years ago. I observed an infrastructural development programme that has clearly elevated the status of the city and indeed the country.

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World Cup 2018 Qualifiers: Germany cruise, Rashford sends England closer

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STUTTGART - Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday.

Afrobasket: Rwanda to face DRC in final warm-up game

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Rwanda will face neighbours, Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday afternoon in the third and final warm-up game ahead of the FIBA Afrobasket Championships for Men in Tunisia.

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Tekno to headline My250 concert

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Nigerian songwriter and producer Augustine Miles Kelechi, better known by his stage name Tekno Miles, is expected to perform at the first edition of My250 Concert, slated for September 10, at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village.

[PHOTOS] Meddy proves his worth at Mutzig Beer Fest

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It was more of beer and less of musical performances at the Mutzig Beer Fest on Saturday. The beer aside, the prospect of watching singer Meddy Ngabo after so many years abroad was the other highlight of the festival on Saturday.

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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.

Attacks on Kagame: When repetition doesn't make perfect

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Why do some people keep doing the same thing and getting the same wrong results? It is baffling, yet it happens quite often.

Editorial: Prioritise crop variety improvement

Over 40 million seedlings of orange-flesh sweet potatoes were distributed in Musanze District by International Potato Centre (CIP) last week. The distribution is part of efforts to sensitise the public about the new Vitamin A-rich sweet potato variety.

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) has said that speed governors that were introduced in public transport vehicles early this year have seen the number of road accidents decrease by 21%.

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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.

SDG

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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.