True achievement is not individual-Kagame

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President Paul Kagame has said that national achievements cannot be achieved individually but rather require joint efforts for the common good.

SPONSORED: Significant success registered from 1000 days campaign to promote nutrition in families

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On Friday last week the Ministry of Health and key stakeholders and partners convened to celebrate Rwanda’s achievements in combating malnutrition in the country. The event also brought together Rwandan...

Global hotel brands in Rwanda report returns on investment

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Over the course of the last year, a number of international hotel brands made inroads into the Rwandan market validating the country’s ambition of becoming a conference hub.

Private sector calls for more investment in energy generation

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Private Sector Federation (PSF) is looking forward to more investment in energy generation that can satisfy consumer demand and force prices down.

UR graduate’s shoe-making project gives hope to vulnerable

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A fresh graduate from University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology has started a shoe-making project, and it is not only giving her livelihood but also turning around the...

Rwigaras bail ruling set for Friday

The Nyarugenge Intermediate Court will on Friday rule whether the three members of the Rwigara family will be released bail or not. Mrs. Adeline Rwigara and her two daughters Diane...

Parliament agrees to Penal Code amendment

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Parliament yesterday approved the basis of a government bill that seeks to amend the Penal Code, paving way for the examination of the draft legislation by the House and its...

High Court to rule on bail petition for terror group suspects next week

The High Court in Kigali has started examining the basis of appeal by seven men and one woman who are accused of forming an irregular armed group. All defendants claim...

Meet McFarlane, a rape victim on a mission to end sexual violence

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Eighteen years ago, Claire McFarlane was brutally raped and left for dead on the streets of Paris.

SPONSORED: Men urged to be key partners in maternal and child health efforts

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Men should be key partners when it comes to maternal and child health care. They should show endearing support in every possible way because this greatly contributes to the welfare...

Africa holds key to feeding 9bn people by 2050, says AfDB chief

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Africa holds the key to feeding the nine billion people that will inhabit this planet by 2050, the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Akinwumi Adesina has said. The...

MINALOC bosses brief senators on housing plan

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The government intends to spend the next seven years building model homes for vulnerable Rwandans as one of the ways to ease access to basic utilities like water and electricity....

EASF chief rallies for joint pre-deployment training

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The visiting Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) director, Abdillahi Omar Bouh, yesterday toured Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) headquarters in Kimihurura, Kigali.

BRD launches drive to fund local investors

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Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has launched a countrywide campaign to identify potential bankable projects in priority sectors. The campaign, which started in Nyamata, Bugesera District, seeks to provide loans...

More applicants failing public service job interviews – report

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The number of job seekers who pass interviews for public service jobs is still significantly low compared to the number of applicants, a new report shows.

[VIDEO & PHOTOS] Model villages: How economy is growing along with fortunes of vulnerable households

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It’s a few minutes past 11am. Thonis Uwamurera, 48, a single mother of three, is walking from her garden. It has drizzled, the sky is about to open-a perfect time...

Heads of MININFRA agencies sign performance contracts

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Heads of agencies affiliated to the Ministry of Infrastructure yesterday signed performance contracts committing to fulfil specific targets in the infrastructure sector this fiscal year.

Civil servants to lose 25% of their salary for failure to declare wealth

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Civil servants obliged by the law to declare their wealth annually but fail to do so will now be penalised with deduction of a quarter of their salary, the Ombudsman...

Call for new momentum to fast-track free movement in Africa

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Policies that govern movement of persons and services on the continent must be tailored to the current needs of Africans, experts have urged. The call was made yesterday in Kigali...

75 to launch fresh lawsuit against DN International

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At least 75 people who formerly delivered supplies or bought homes from the defunct DN International are preparing to launch a fresh lawsuit against the real estate developer in a...

Local enterprise wages war on dirty floors with an alternative to cement

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When Gayatri Datar started social enterprise, EarthEnable, to provide locally sourced 'healthy' clay floors as alternative to cement, she did not expect it to catch global attention.

Environment museum gets new artifact

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Visitors to Karongi-based Museum of Environment stand to enjoy more artifact following the introduction of new wares. The new items on the list include zoological, botanical, minerals items brought in...

SPONSORED: Over 400 get cataract surgeries as Rwanda celebrates World Sight Day

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Margaret Nyirabashyitsi, sixty-eight, has been suffering from vision impairment for the past three years. She could not see anything around her clearly and was always in need of someone to...

Rwandan peacekeepers hand over new classrooms to Darfur school

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Rwandan peacekeepers, code-named RWANBATT49, serving under African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation (UNAMID) in North Darfur, Sudan, have handed over new classrooms constructed at EL SIREAF High Secondary School for Girls.