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 Jade Natacha Iriza
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A woman holds her baby after giving birth at Kacyiru Hospital on January 1, 2022. Craish Bahizi
Women
Women in informal sector want tax exemption in time off after giving birth
Officials from RWAMREC in a group photo. RWAMREC chairperson Venant Nzabonimpa pointed out that a man’s role in Rwandan society was previously confined to putting food on the table but he stressed paternity leave is needed.
Rwanda
Fathers need longer paternity leave; here’s why
Acting UNICEF Representative in Rwanda, Min Yuan and Airtel Rwanda Managing Director, Emmanuel Hamez during the signing ceremony. Photos by Dan Gatsinzi
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UNICEF, Airtel partner to increase access to digital learning in rural schools
NCBA Rwanda Chief Executive Officer Lina Higiro(Left) receives the award as the bank got recognised by the Rwanda Gender Monitoring Office for establishing a gender-equal working environment in the workplace. All photos by Dan Gatsinzi
FEATURED: NCBA awarded Gold certification in gender equality
Officials unveil the document as  Rwanda  launches the first-ever National Gender Standards in Kigali on March 30. Photo by Dan Gatsinzi
Rwanda
Rwanda launches first National Gender Standards in Africa
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Environment
Lions population in Akagera grows to 58
Stephen Goericke, CEO of iSQI GmbH (left) and President of the RWSTQB, Robert Ford (right) during the signing ceremony on March 22. All Photos by Dan Gatsinzi
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FEATURED: Local software testing qualifications board launched
The Mufti of Rwanda Sheikh Salim Hitimana (c) during Eid prayer at Kigali stadium. Sheikh  Hitimana has urged Muslims to use the holy month of Ramadan to reflect Islamic values and also pray for their families and the country.
Religion
Mufti Hitimana calls for reflection as Ramadan starts 
Dr. Tecian Musafiri an orthodontist specialist at King Faisal hospital during the check-up. Sam Ngendahimana
Health
Oral Health Day: What is the status of your dental hygiene?
Director of Individual Police Officers (IPO) in the Department of Peace and Support Operations at Rwanda National Police, RNP, Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Alphonsine Murekatete. Courtesy
Women
Women in peacekeeping: How is Rwanda faring?
Safari is a mobile barber and content creator. Photo by Willy Mucyo
People
How a barber’s creative videos made him one of Kigali’s top hairstylists
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Science
Dim lights reduce diabetes risk - research
Shabana Basij-Rasikh, an Afghan educator, humanitarian, and women's rights champion speaks at the Commonwealth Youth Forum on June 20,2022. File
Education
Resilient pioneers and daring dreams: The daunting journey of Afghan women to Rwanda
Wilson lauched his book on March 1 at the residence of British High Commissioner in Kigali.
People
Tracing a wildlife lover’s footsteps in Rwanda’s diverse habitats  
The top three districts were awarded for their outstanding performance  during the presentation of results of districts’ performance evaluation during the 18th National Dialogue . Courtesy
Rwanda
Nyagatare tops in performances contracts
An enumerator interacts with a resident during the National Census in Kimihurura sector on Aug 16. Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
Census report: What do the figures show?
Some of girls who attended the workshops during a cricket festival at Gahanga Cricket Stadium. Courtesy
Health
Engaging adolescents on appropriate sexual and reproductive health choices through sport
Christopher Franklin and David Franklin, Founders of Harmony Village 100
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FEATURED: Global Partnership to provide startup funding opportunities through new competition

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