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    Kagame promotes 20 generals, hundreds others

    President Paul Kagame has promoted Fred Ibingira and Jacques Musemakweli to the rank of general and lieutenant general, respectively. The Commander-in-Chief also promoted 12 brigadier generals to the rank of major general.

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    High hopes for African Union self-financing mechanism

    The feeling of expectation and desire for a new funding plan for the African Union to be realised is very high, according to Claver Gatete, the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning.

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    Combating drugs requires going beyond punishment – Busingye

    The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has said that there is need for collaboration between all the stakeholders to jointly come up with lasting solution to the drug issue which he said has become like an...

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    PHOTOS: WHO boss pledges support towards implementation of SDGs in Rwanda

    The visiting Director General of World Health Organization, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has reiterated WHO’s commitment to supporting the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the health sector in Rwanda.

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    UK envoy bids farewell to Kagame

    Outgoing United Kingdom envoy to Rwanda William Gelling, yesterday, bid farewell to President Paul Kagame. Gelling, who had paid Kagame a courtesy call, said that, during his four-year tour of duty in the country, the two...

Global health a paramount responsibility for all – Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said that global health is a responsibility for everyone. 'Global health is a paramount responsibility for all of us, especially leaders. It also has wide security implications,' he wrote on Twitter.

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Relief as Nyamasheke gets Rwf10.5bn tea factory

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Tea growers in Nyamasheke District will no longer have to worry about where to sell their produce following the opening of multibillion factory in the area.

Rwanda’s inflation rate slows to 0.7% December year-on-year

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Rwanda’s inflation rate was recorded at 0.7 per cent year-on-year in December 2017, lower than 7.3 per cent during same period in 2016, on the back of declining vegetable and foodstuff prices.

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Chess Olympiad qualifiers will be tougher than before - official

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Rwanda Chess Federation (FERWADE) president Kevin Ganza says this year’s first phase of qualifiers to help pick Rwanda’s flag bearers for the 43rd Chess Olympiad later this year is going to be tougher than ever before.

Arsenal prepare for Sanchez January exit

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LONDON - Forward Alexis Sanchez will leave Arsenal in January if a suitable offer arrives and a replacement is secured. It is understood the Gunners hierarchy have privately accepted for some weeks that Sanchez is likely to depart after three and a half years at the club.

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Rwandan film debuts at global film festival

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For the first time, a film from Rwanda will be screened at this year’s Berlinale International Film Festival, in Germany. Imfura, a co-production by budding local filmmaker, Samuel Ishimwe Karemangingo, was selected to compete with 21 short fiction films from seventeen other countries at this year’s festival, which is scheduled...

Rwanda's handcrafted tote bags featured at Golden Globe Awards

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The aftermath of the 75th Golden Globes Awards was characterised by the world gushing over Oprah Winfrey’s moving speech and further discussions about sexual harassment as well as gender equality and equity.

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Miss Rwanda winners, Where are they now?

She is the reigning Miss Rwanda who will be handing over the crown this year. During her reign she had trips to various countries including Germany and Sweden in a quest to promote ‘Made in products’.

Miss Rwanda​: What to expect this year

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Auditions for this year’s Miss Rwanda beauty pageant open this Saturday in Musanze District, Northern Province.

KWEZI AND I ... When is enough enough?

Technology, as it is commonly said, is a great thing. It has made life better in so many ways and for that we shall be forever grateful but on the other hand, it also continues to be a threat; destroy the one thing that is more important than anything; human...

Tuyishimire on life struggles as a dwarf

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Honorine Tuyishimire was born with dwarfism. Her childhood was about enduring the agony of being treated as ‘an outcast’ in society.

Investing in the Stock Market

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Late last year, there was a very interesting development regarding one of the quoted companies at the Rwanda Stock Exchange which many investors may have missed to appreciate.

Editorial: AU financing: Africa can’t afford to dilly-dally

A meeting opens tomorrow in Kigali to review the progress of the implementation of the self-financing mechanism for the African Union (AU).

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Editorial Cartoon

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Eight juvenile inmates who sat Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) passed in Division One, while eight others passed in other grades.

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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.

Is it a happy new you?

At a particular point in time, some people have chosen to say that a year has elapsed and a new one has begun.

Back to school: How to avoid last minute rush

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With only a week or two remaining for schools to open, this period comes with anxiety to both students and parents. However, the situation can be ameliorated if parents, teachers, schools and students start preparing early enough to avoid last minute preparations. Education Times’ Lydia Atieno explores ways on how...

Innovation: 14-year-old pupil making paper charcoal

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The 14-year-old says when he hatched the idea last year it seemed like a joke and a bit childish. At some point, his parents thought it was wastage of time, but he didn’t give up.

Diet coke and mentos explosion

You will need diet coke and mentos for this experiment to work.