How self-help groups are transforming the lives of rural women in Kayonza

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She drowned in self-pity and lived in isolation. Years passed and things turned from bad to worse. This is the life 30-year-old Emima Dusabe’s endured when her marriage fell apart.

Bigirimana on how dog rearing has transformed her life

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She was scorned and ridiculed over what many called a crazy business venture. Many felt pity for the woman who was obsessed with dogs. But this did not dampen her...

Are my kids at risk of contracting gonorrhoea?

Dear Doctor, My nanny was recently found to be with gonorrhoea. I noticed a bad smell coming from her and knew that something was wrong. She was given medication and...

The ballerina bun

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The ballerina bun is also known as the ballet bun. It’s a hair style where the hair is pulled back from the face and is twisted into a bun. It...

Meet the women achievers of 2016

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There are women who have made evident progress over the years, some have demystified stereotypes and joined male-dominated fields, others have chosen to give back to society through humanitarian work,...

Makeup shouldn’t change you, it should enhance your looks, says makeup artist Mwangachuchu

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Claudine Utuje Mwangachuchu is a makeup artiste and a teacher at the International School of Kigali whose passion for quality make up prompted her to start doing it commercially after...

How often should I check for breast cancer?

Dear Doctor, I am 24 years old and have never checked myself for breast cancer. My mother always reminds me to even though we do not have any history of...