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CHAN 2018: Rwanda seek win against Equatorial Guinea

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Rwanda will be seeking for nothing less than win when they take on Equatorial Guinea in the second game of Group C to boost their chances of qualifying to the quarter final of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

CHAN: Ex-internationals predict victory for Amavubi

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Following a goalless draw with Nigeria in the opening Group C match at the ongoing 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco, ex-Rwanda internationals have tipped the Amavubi to shine in the remaining games.

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What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Meet Peter, a 20-year-old multi-talented artist

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Many know him for his skill at tattoo art, but Henry Peter refuses to be boxed into the description. Instead, he considers himself a versatile and multi-disciplinary artist: “I’m a guy who likes to try new things so I do painting, tattoos, graffiti ! any art form I always give...

When the groom opts for a female 'best man'

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The media described her as the most stunning ‘best man’ ever. Dressed in a navy blue suit and white shirt, Ayobowale Ilesanmi looked superb serving as the best man at her twin brother’s wedding.

Man of Honour or Best Woman: Wedding party members of the opposite sex

Although it’s traditional for the bridal party to consist of the bride’s best gal pals and the groom’s best male mates, some couples opt to include close friends of the opposite sex.

How a housemaid inspired Ruzibuka to win Queen’s Award

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As a child, 27-year-old Priscilla Ruzibuka looked up to the housemaid at their family home. Not that being a housemaid was a big achievement, but the love, passion and optimism that the maid exuded was what Ruzibuka admired.

Karengera on how she became a global makeup artist

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Laura Isimbi Karengera describes makeup as “an art form like any other”. “It’s very competitive but very rewarding. Some do wear makeup just because they love it and some because they need it to feel more comfortable in their skin. It can be therapeutic for some too. It’s an expression...

What the SGR means for Kigali’s ambition to become a services hub

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One of the major news in the Rwanda transport sector this week has been the announcement of the scheduled start of the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway to Kigali from the Tanzanian port city of Dar es Salaam this year.

EDITORIAL: Banks should begin designing financial packages for the new VW cars

A visit to any bonded warehouse will be met by rows of second-hand cars, a feature that is common with many African countries. New cars are a rarity on our streets apart from government vehicles, or those owned by corporate or foreign organizations.

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Editorial Cartoon

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City of Kigali authorities plan to meet home owners in Kigali’s largest unplanned settlement – in the Kangondo I and Kangondo II zones of Nyarutarama – next Tuesday to chart the way forward regarding their relocation and redevelopment of the area. One of the outstanding issues the homeowners in the area want resolved is their demand for money in compensation, instead of each receiving a house in a new neighbourhood 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.

Exam results: How best to deal with poor grades

The Primary Leaving Examination and O-Level results released last week indicated that, generally, most candidates performed well. And is the practice, people tend to encourage, praise and give all manner of tribute to the star performers.

350 refugee students receive vocational training

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Last Friday, 350 Congolese refugee students in Rwanda completed a six-week vocational training in permaculture, plumbing, electrical installation and hair dressing at Gitwe Adventist School, Ruhango District in Southern Province.

Talent: 11-year-old Upadhyay on her passion for music

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Divyanshi Upadhyay is a primary six pupil of Excella School in Kimironko, Gasabo District who has made a name for herself thanks to her passion for music. The 11-year-old started writing songs from the age of five.

Riddles to boost creative thinking

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Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn’t go down a chimney up? A. An umbrella.