Kagame in Davos for World Economic Forum

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President Paul Kagame is in Davos, Switzerland where he will be joining a host of world leaders and captains of industry from around the globe for this year’s edition of...

Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

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Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, known as the “father of South African jazz” who used his music in the fight against apartheid, has died from prostate cancer, his family said...

La Tropicale champion Areruya set for hero’s welcome

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After a historic triumph at the 13th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Sunday, champion Joseph Areruya and entire Team Rwanda delegation will be treated to a hero’s welcome when they...

Kagame in Davos for World Economic Forum

President Paul Kagame is in Davos, Switzerland where he will be joining a host of world leaders and captains of industry from around the globe for this year’s edition of...

Chronic drinking in adolescence adds risks of liver diseases in adulthood: study

SAN FRANCISCO -- Swedish researchers confirmed in a study published Sunday that chronic consumption of alcohol during adolescence can lead to greater risk of developing liver diseases later in life.

There’s no secret deal with Israel on relocation of migrants - Mushikiwabo

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The Government of Rwanda has dismissed claims of a secret deal entered with their Israeli counterparts regarding the relocation of African migrants. For months, global media has been awash with...

Phase-out of double shift system will enhance education quality – officials

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The Ministry of Education is in the process of phasing out double shift system in primary schools, a move that many say will improve education quality. According to the State...

Parliament starts scrutiny of draft electoral code

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Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Affairs yesterday started examining the draft organic law governing elections, a bill that seeks to align the electoral code with the new...

RURA to revise SIM card registration rules

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In light of growing sim card related fraud, the Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority is set to introduce new SIM-card registration regulations. The telecom industry has in recent months witnessed...

30th AU summit kicks off with envoys session

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Under the framework of the 30th African Union (AU) summit, the 35th ordinary session of the AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) officially opened on Monday at the headquarters of the...

Schools urged on new curricula

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Teachers across the country have been urged to start fully implementing the new competency-based curriculum. The call was made on Monday by the Minister for Education, Eugene Mutimura, who was...

PHOTOS: Faith-based organisations in fresh drive against drug abuse

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Faith-based organisations have laid out strategies to reinforce the national efforts in the fight against illicit drugs.

Genocide suspect Ntaganzwa rejects lawyer

The trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa took another twist Monday when he told court that he was rejecting his defence counsel Laurent Bugabo, who was assigned to him by...

Single African Air Transport Market to be launched this week

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African Union Heads of State will later this week launch the long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The initiative, which is part of the wide...

Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

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Former international football star George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia, the first peaceful democratic transfer of power in the West African country in more than seven...

Genocide suspect Ntaganzwa rejects lawyer

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The trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa took another twist Monday when he told court that he was rejecting his defence counsel Laurent Bugabo, who was assigned to him by...

Products by French dairy firm Lactalis Group banned in Rwanda following health concerns

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The Ministry of Health has imposed a ban on the sale and consumption of several products by French dairy firm; Lactalis Group following an investigation into their implication on children's...

Rwanda debuts at Northern Europe’s biggest travel fair

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Rwanda on Sunday concluded a barnstorming debut at Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Northern Europe’s largest tourism fair in the Finnish Capital Helsinki. A combination of traditional dances, Rwandan music and...

Insurers bow to public outcry, agree to phased premium hike

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Insurance companies have finally bowed to public pressure by revising the implementation of the recent sharp increase in insurance premiums for motor vehicles.

Can cyber crime be uprooted in Rwanda's financial sector?

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In late December last year, as most Rwandans, like the rest of the world, were in a festive mood, a local bank woke up to an electronic heist targeting billions...

Create more space to promote reading culture – minister Uwacu

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Any platform where many people converge should be used to rally for the development of the reading culture. The Minister of Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.

Volkswagen’s Rwanda, Kenya operations will complement each other, not compete – CEO

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The entry of German carmaker, Volkswagen into the country has caused excitement with expectations of boosting the economy, better mobility experience and reduced import bill.

Robotics camp ends with call for more investment

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With more investments, the future for robotics in Rwanda presents positive prospects, officials have said

Over 20,000 join vocational schools

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Over 20,000 students who passed their Ordinary Level national examinations have been admitted in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), where they are set to acquire hands-on skills beginning...