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    BRD’s Kanyankole replaced

    Alex Kanyankole has been relieved of his duties as the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) chief executive by the bank’s board. According to a statement from the bank sent to The New Times Thursday evening, the...

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    UPDATE: Court acquits ex-minister Imena

    The Nyarugenge Intermediate Court on Thursday afternoon dismissed all charges against former State Minister for Mining, Evode Imena, saying there was no incriminating evidence.

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    PM Ngirente: We all have a duty to promote child rights

    Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente Thursday joined almost 500 children representatives from across the country, for the 12th National Children Summit at Parliament. While opening the meeting, the Premier called upon parents to be good role models...

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    MTN Rwanda projects Rwf90bn revenue for 2017

    MTN Rwanda is projecting to rake in revenues in the upwards of Rwf90 billion (about $106M) in 2017, the company’s officials have said. This puts the telco, which is the biggest in the country by market...

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    Who are the new Cabinet ministers?

    President Paul Kagame yesterday appointed two new ministers in the education and Information Technology and Communications (ICT) portifolios, according to a statement signed by Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente.

Letshego donates Rwf5 million to Agaciro

Letshego Rwanda on Thursday contributed Rwf5 million to Agaciro Development Fund (AgDF) to support Rwanda’s efforts toward self-reliance. Jack Kayonga, the AgDF Chief Executive Officer, hailed Letshego’s support and other local institutions and individuals who have contributed funds toward the fund.

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MTN Rwanda projects Rwf90bn revenue for 2017

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MTN Rwanda is projecting to rake in revenues in the upwards of Rwf90 billion (about $106M) in 2017, the company’s officials have said. This puts the telco, which is the biggest in the country by market share, among the highest earning firms in the country

Three innovative social entrepreneurs win Rwf24.6m Tigo Changemakers contest cash

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Three innovative social entrepreneurs have won a total Rwf24.6 million in this year’s Tigo Digital Changemakers competition. Origene Igiraneza, Alain Patrick Irere Hirwa and Bobson Rugambwa will receive Rwf8.2 million each, thanks to their outstanding and innovative projects.

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Reds through, Ronaldo claims Champions League record

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LONDON - Philippe Coutinho's hat-trick inspired Liverpool to score seven in their win over Spartak Moscow on Wednesday as they joined Sevilla, Shakhtar Donetsk and Porto in qualifying for the Champions League last 16.

Winning CECAFA not my top priority, claims Amavubi coach

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After seeing his side suffer two back-to-back defeats in the ongoing CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup, Amavubi head coach Anthony Hey has revised his targets.

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Fighting drug abuse through gospel music

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WITH the continued increase in drug abuse, and other risky behaviors among the youth, Ambassadors of Christ gospel group has embarked on an extensive anti-drug abuse awareness campaign in schools.

Hallyday, Known as French Elvis, Dies at 74

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President Emmanuel Macron announced his death in a statement early Wednesday, saying "he brought a part of America into our national pantheon." Macron's office said the president spoke with Hallyday's family but did not provide details about where the rocker died or the circumstances.

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Bisoso’s journey to becoming one of Rwanda’s finest DJ and VJ

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For fourteen years, DJ Bisoso, real names Hassan Sakubu has made a name in Rwanda’s entertainment industry as one of the oldest and finest DJs and lately, VJ. His journey and passion for disk spinning dates way back as a little boy in primary school.

KNC talks journalism, entrepreneurship and a musical comeback

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Charles Kakooza Nkuriza (KNC) is a man of many hats. He is the founder and managing director of TV and radio 1, a journalist and entertainer. He had a chat with Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa about his plans for his career.

Pregnancy: When is it safe to travel a long distance?

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Karen Barasa is an expatriate working and living in Kigali. She was looking forward to spend the festive season back home in Kenya, but when she visited her gynecologist, she was advised against taking a long trip because it would put her pregnancy at risk.

My daughter has a bad temper

In everybody’s growth cycle, it’s common that a period between 11 to 20 years of age is without a doubt one of the most chaotic periods of our human existence. During this time, our bodies and minds go through many complex changes.

Decriminalising defamation is in national interest

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As has been reported in the media, parliament is currently studying the revised penal code and one of the most contentious issues is whether defamation should be decriminalised.

EDITORIAL: Time for Agaciro Fund to seek more investment opportunities

Agaciro Development Fund’s kitty is slated for a hefty shot in the arm as the government seeks to transfer all its share holdings in over 20 commercial institutions into the sovereign wealth fund.

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There is need for more effective measures beyond laws in the fight against corruption in the country, officials in charge of fighting graft have said. They were speaking early this week at a consultative meeting on corruption held at Parliamentary Buildings in Kigali.

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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.

How to make the best of the holidays

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Holidays bring excitement for majority of students because it feels like breaking loose from the bondage of months of studying. And for many, they leave school filled with a lot of plans. Some are excited about watching their favourite TV series, getting to explore social media and going on outing...

The rights of children infected or affected by AIDS

Every first day of December is World AIDS day. It is dedicated to remembering those who have died of the disease, creating awareness about its spreading, and celebrating the achievements that have been made in combating its spread.

Should pupils engage in school work during holidays? Pupils share their ideas

Holidays are a good time to reflect on school work since the student gets enough time to honestly look at their academic development. This is because some students find it challenging to do good revision at school in the presence of their friends.

Children living with disability display their talents at annual fete

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Poetess Ange Theonestine Ashimwe, now a Senior Five student at Cyabingo High School in Gakenke, has been physically disabled from childhood. Though she moves in a wheelchair her disability hasn’t prevented her from honing her talent as a poetess.