North and South Korea agree to hold military talks to defuse border tensions

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North Korea is to send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games taking place in South Korea in February, officials from the South say. The breakthrough announcement came as the countries met for their first high-level talks in more than two years. The delegation will include athletes, officials and...

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How cashless bus fare payment system has helped public transport companies cut costs

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Rwanda is promoting use of different technology-based tools and facilities as it moves to achieve its cashless economy target in the medium-term. The push toward digital has seen a number of service providers, including the public transport sector, embrace e-payment and e-commerce tools.

Meet Mukazigama, Gatsibo’s budding agric entrepreneur

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When many university students complete their studies, one of their biggest preoccupations is how to land government or corporate jobs. For many, getting white collar jobs is the only alternative after campus.

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Hey ‘satisfied’ with Amavubi preps ahead of CHAN finals

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Rwanda national football team head coach Antoine Hey has said that he is satisfied with the team’s progress following a 1-all draw against Namibia in a pre-2018 CHAN finals warm-up match played on Sunday at Jemmal Stadium in Monastir, Tunisia.

Unity SC sack Namahoro, hire Gatera as head coach

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Yves Namahoro has become the first coach to be sacked in the second division league after promotion-chasing Unity SC terminated his contract following the 3-2 defeat against Rwamagana City FC at Rwamagana Police ground on Saturday.

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Believers throng Serena for grand gospel music show

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IT was a night to remember for gospel music fans as one of the renowned choirs in the country, Choeur International et ensemble instrumental de Kigali (CIEIK) put up a spiritually nourishing show at Kigali Serena Hotel on Sunday.

Golden Globes 2018: Sexual harassment scandal dominates ceremony

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Powerful speeches and statements of unity have dominated the 75th Golden Globe awards. It was the first major Hollywood awards ceremony since the film industry was hit by sexual harassment scandals, with stars wearing black to honour victims. Oprah Winfrey summed up the mood, saying 'a new day is on...

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Gospel artiste Ashimwe on her musical comeback

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Dorcus Ashimwe is a gospel artiste originally from the Blessed Sisters that began singing in 2007 and released an album 'Gira Intego', but has since gone solo, and has released songs like 'A little more of Jesus', 'Tugendane' and 'My hero'.

I wasn’t ready!

We’re several days into the New Year and I still can’t believe 2017 is over. I feel like I went to bed one night, woke up the next morning and it is 2018! Where does the time go?

A glimmer of hope for Rwandan domestic workers

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After dropping out of school in primary six, 18-year-old Assoumpta Tuyikunde struggled to find means of survival. With her limited skills, the options were close to zero and she ended up as a housemaid.

Women need to unlearn every patriarchal lie, says Irakoze

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As far as dreams go, Judicaelle Irakoze hopes that every woman discovers her potential. The 23-year-old runs ‘Abigaelle Closet’, a fashion house that is also used as a platform to empower women, and she has also set up a number of other organisations advocating for women and the youth to...

Social media making street protests a thing of the past

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Technology is by its very nature revolutionary. It is very disruptive and has a way of making things obsolete and replacing them with others, both in material terms as well as culture (way of doing things).

Editorial: Burera garment factory dispute needs speedy resolving

Hopes had begun running high in Burera District when a Japanese investor, Noguchi Holdings, inked a joint partnership deal with the district to set up a lucrative garment factory that would not only employ over 1000 people, but also help promote the Made-in-Rwanda brand.

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Editorial Cartoon

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A senior journalist for BBC has stepped down from her position as Beijing Bureau editor accusing the network in an open letter on Sunday of operating a "secretive and illegal" salary system that pays men more than women in similar positions.

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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.

Education sector in 2018: Stakeholders outline expectations

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At the start of every New Year, people have a lot of expectations for better outcomes across sectors. Education being a pivotal sector in shaping the country’s development agenda requires priority and better strategies and reforms to deliver on this noble goal.

Why learners should set personal goals

The holiday is a few weeks to the close and most students have already started preparing to go back to school for the first term. The new academic year means that most of them will be moving to the next class, depending on the curriculum at their school.

Radisson Blu Hotel brings Christmas to former street kids

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To spread the holiday cheer, Radisson Blu Hotel last week hosted a luncheon for over 120 children from Centre Cyprien et Daphrose Rugamba, Mai Childhood Academy popularly known as ‘Kwa Gisimba’ orphanage and Nyamirambo Women Centre.

New Year must-have goals for every student

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The New Year is a great time to reflect on the changes you want to or need to make. As a student look at ways to improve yourself, set goals and work hard towards achieving them.