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    VIDEOS: Unity is our strength, says Kagame

    Incumbent presidential candidate Paul Kagame yesterday concluded his campaigns in Eastern Province with a rally in Rwamagana District. 'Where we are today and where we want to be is what Rwandans deserve,' he said, urging the...

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    Who will win Bank of Kigali’s Rwf60m Urumuri interest-free cash?

    The opening panel of the just-concluded YouthConnekt Africa Summit in Kigali discussed arguably the most critical question for young people; how to create enough jobs to address the continent’s unemployment quandary – there’s a target for...

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    Hope for traders as four cross-border markets near completion

    In a recent interview with The New Times, Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs said that three markets, namely Cyanika (in Burera District) along the Ugandan border, Karongi and Rusizi I markets,...

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    Mpayimana to reduce tax on cagua clothes

    Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana has promised to reduce taxes on used clothes, popularly known as 'cagua', if he wins the August 4 vote. Mpayimana was yesterday campaigning in Kigali districts of Nyarugenge and Kicukiro where...

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    I’ll make Kibeho a tourist hub, says Habineza

    Frank Habineza will boost infrastructure development and turn Kibeho hill into a global touristic heritage once elected president on August 4. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda presidential candidate was yesterday campaigning in Nyaruguru District at...

UN commend Rwandan Police peacekeepers in Central Africa

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The United Nations has commended the role by Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the UN Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) for their quick response to protect an IDP camp, when it was attacked by an armed group, recently.

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New policy will reduce delays in procurement process of AfDB-funded projects, experts say

Contractors will now be able to process tender applications faster and easily, thanks to a new policy that seeks to enhance efficiency and reduce delays in the procurement of goods and services for projects funded by the African Development Bank (AfDB), officials have said.

How religious tourism is benefiting youth and women in Ruhango

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Every first week of the month, believers from the Catholic faith in Ruhango District make a pilgrimage to a place commonly known as Kwa Yezu Nyirimpuwhe for prayers and worship.

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Man United down Real Madrid on penalties

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Manchester United defeated Real Madrid in an ugly penalty shootout on Sunday with seven players failing to convert from the spot after their International Champions Cup match ended 1-1 in Northern California.

Near perfect Froome claims fourth Tour title

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Chris Froome put on a near-perfect performance to claim his fourth Tour de France and move within one title of cycling's greatest on Sunday as Team Sky tightened their grip on the classic race.

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Manzi Mbaya: The dance machine

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Performing artists and entertainers usually resort to different tactics to gain confidence before hitting the stage. For dancer Manzi Mbaya Abdoul Hakim, the trick is to shed some tears a few minutes before he kicks off his performances.

When ‘Chibok Girls’ came to Rwanda

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This Nigerian stage play was among the highlights at the just concluded Ubumuntu Arts Festival, where it was staged on the closing night. Chibok Girls tells the familiar story of the over 276 girls abducted from their school in the North-East Nigerian town of Chibok by Islamist militant group Boko...

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Dusingizimana on life as a cricket world record holder

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Eric Dusingizimana is the National cricket team captain who last year etched into history by setting the world record for batting in the net. The 30 year old civil engineer plays for Right Guards Cricket Club and has been playing cricket since 2006, a game that he acknowledges is increasingly...

Don’t push it!

I’m a woman and so I feel bad for the Saudi woman who was arrested for simply wearing a short skirt. Like I always say, in 2017, no one should get arrested for dressing how they want when we have terrorists and other vile criminals roaming the streets.

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Elections: Who will win the women's vote?

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At least 3,718,502 women are expected to vote in the forthcoming presidential polls due on August 4. This number will account for 54% of the 6,888,592 people registered to vote.

Employers should put workers at the heart of their strategies - Umunyana

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Denise Umunyana saw an opportunity and went right for it; with enough experience and willpower, she ventured into a fairly untapped field, human resource.

The truths about Rwanda – A New York experience

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A few weeks ago, I was privileged to attend the World Values Network Award Ceremony in New York City where President Paul Kagame was awarded that organisation’s highest honor. President Kagame was presented with Miriam and Sheldon Adelson Award for Outstanding friendship to the Jewish People.

Why you should exercise your right to vote

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On August 3 and 4 eligible Rwandans in the diaspora and those within the country will cast their votes for the president. Voting will be a nationwide exercise which is critical to individual participation in government. The most fundamental right citizens have in a democracy is that which allows citizens...

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Editorial Cartoon

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It’s never really dull in Rayon Sports and once again the reigning league champions are at it, this time being in the news for making one of the most contentious managerial appointments ever in Rwandan football.

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Twenty three years of transforming Rwanda’s aviation industry

For the last twenty three years, Rwanda’s pragmatic and visionary leadership has sustained a secure and generally conducive fiscal atmosphere to enable a vibrant national economy and the vivid growth of social cohesion and development of the citizenry.

Rwanda moves to electronic procurement

AOS Ltd, a Rwandan Information Technology Systems Integrator, has developed an electronic procurement system for the Government of Rwanda. Dubbed ‘Umucyo’ (transparency). The system was developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance and Economic planning and the Rwanda Public Procurement Authority (RPPA} to automate the public procurement process and enable the interactions of Government to Business entities (G2B).

How to build your child’s self-esteem

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Eshimwe Cynthia, a 12-year-old pupil, says she is always scared of answering questions in class especially when it requires her to walk to the front.

Tell your father about your situation

When one’s mother dies and another woman takes over her position in the name of a step-mum, life becomes a hassle and seemingly oppressive.

Always be careful with your actions

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There was once an adventurous goat. He was young, frisky and curious. He would ask, “What lies on the other side?” The other goats just bleated and ate more grass.

Competitiveness key in a pupil's growth

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Being competitive means striving to be better than others in an active environment. It can mean possession of a strong desire to be more successful than others.

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