World Cup 2018 groups announced

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England have been grouped with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G for next summer's World Cup following today's draw. The event took place in the Kremlin's concert hall in Moscow this afternoon, with millions watching around the world.

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Local producers call for more support as Made-in-Rwanda expo is launched

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Producers and traders participating in the ongoing Made-in-Rwanda expo have called for support to access investment funds, saying the lack of capital was affecting growth of local industries and other businesses.

Kenya mulls policy to accelerate foreign investment

NAIROBI – Kenya is currently developing a policy in order to fast track Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) into the country, officials have said. Moses Ikiara, the managing director of Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), told Xinhua in Nairobi that stakeholders are currently finalising the Kenya Investment Policy so that it presented...

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Amavubi must avoid a repeat of past mistakes

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AFTER losing in six finals of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, Rwanda national team (Amavubi) will go into this year’s edition looking to avoid the gambling that have happened in the past years.

World Cup 2018 groups announced

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England have been grouped with Belgium, Tunisia and Panama in Group G for next summer's World Cup following today's draw. The event took place in the Kremlin's concert hall in Moscow this afternoon, with millions watching around the world.

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Jay Polly in breach of contract woes

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Hip-hop artiste Joshua Tuyishime, better known by his stage name Jay Polly has refuted claims that he pocketed money and refused to perform at a show in Rubavu, recently. This follows accusations by organisers of ‘Rubavu Talents Detection’ that the singer was paid money to perform, but never showed up.

Regional artistes jet in for Charly & Nina's concert

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RnB duo Charly and Nina are set for a launch of their eagerly anticipated debut album, “Imbaraga”, this evening at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village, formerly Camp Kigali.

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Are customary marriage rituals on verge of extinction?

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It is a beautiful day as Lucky Nzeyimana and Divine Murekatete say their vows and officially get married. However, for Nzeyimana, the build up to this day was not the typical modern day process that couples go through before walking down the aisle.

WORD HAS IT...

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While we are enjoying every single moment of what has been going around this week, there was another side of the story.

Meet Muhumuza, a passionate female tour guide and driver

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She is an embodiment of passion and resilience. Her warm personality blends seamlessly with her work. Her life has been a journey of resilience and perseverance. For someone who lost her mother at a tender age and dropped out of school, she has defied the odds to make it in...

KWEZI AND I...Learning from each other

I began my three weeks of annual leave on Monday and to say that I have been waiting for this period impatiently is an understatement. This is my first time off work in a long time and besides the fact that I needed the rest, I was looking forward to...

A rabbit skin as a 'blanket' can host a multitude!

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In Rwanda, there is a saying that goes: “Ahatari umwaga, uruhu rw’urukwavu/imbaragasa rwisasira batanu'. This, literally, can translate as “Where there is no rancour or hostility, a rabbit or even flea hide or skin can suffice as a ‘blanket’ to accommodate five adult persons.'

EDITORIAL: Banks need to give Genocide survivors their due

It has been a hard road to travel for Genocide survivors seeking access to their dead relatives’ assets. Most of those affected were still minors at the time of the Genocide and had scarce information on the extent of their parents’ possessions.

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Editorial Cartoon

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The City of Kigali’s decision to permanently close down SATRA abattoir, commonly known as “Kwa Didi,” has been greeted with mixed reactions from business operators and other stakeholders such as persons who have been working with the entity.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Parenting: Is your child safe on internet?

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Mutesi’s 10-year-old son is tech savvy and can effectively operate a smart phone. He can navigate different apps on the internet with ease.

Umuganda: Excella School students raise money to support the needy

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Members of Umurage Patriotism Club from Excella School have raised Rwf100,000 to support needy pupils from the community in the vicinity of their school. The funds will be spent on purchasing scholastic materials including books, pens, pencils and bags, among others, for P6 leavers. A total 12 pupils will benefit...

Meet young talented Rwandan book authors

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Arise Education Rwanda in partnership with the Ministry of Sports and Culture and the Ministry of Education last week launched a yearlong book campaign dubbed “ Gira Igitabo Aho Uri”. The occasion also unveiled a co-authoring programme.

George Weah: Africa’s only soccer player to have won the Ballon d’Or

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George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah (born 1 October 1966) is a Liberian politician, and retired professional footballer who played as a striker. Regarded as one of the greatest African players of all-time and as one of the best forwards of his generation, in 1995 he was named FIFA World...