MIGEPROF gets new Permanent Secretary

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A cabinet meeting on Wednesday appointed a new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF), replacing Jacqueline Kamanzi, who has been in the job for just over one month. Kamanzi was moved back to the National Women Council, as Executive Secretary.

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New maritime regulations to improve safety, EAC trade

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Shippers and clearing agents could face heavy penalties if they do not comply with the new maritime shipping regulations, Kenya Ports and maritime authorities have said.

Rwanda's tea export earnings more than double to $18.8m in first quarter of 2016

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Rwanda’s tea export receipts more than doubled to $18.8 million (Rwf14.9 billion) during the first three months of 2016, up from $7.1 million during the same period last year, a report by the National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) has indicated.

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FERWAFA petitions CAF over Uganda's use of ineligible player

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Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has petitioned the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to take action against Uganda over fielding a player with double identity during the recent Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations first round matches between the two countries.

Hakizimana given last warning over indiscipline

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Mukura Victory Sports club management has given leading goal scorer Muhadjir Hakizimana a last warning over alleged misconduct.

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DJ Pius, Chameleon to launch ‘Agatako’ video

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Rwandan musician DJ Pius and his Ugandan counterpart, Dr Jose Chameleon will this weekend launch the video of their hit single, Agatako at Plus 250 lounge (Friday) in Kicukiro and Class Club (Saturday) at The Mirror Hotel in Remera.

[PHOTOS]: Meet the women changing the face of visual arts

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That Rwandan women continue to make great strides in different fields cannot be overstated. Most evident is in politics where women now make the majority in parliament.

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'Humura turi kumwe': Building social cohesion and restoring hope to the hurting

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As a member of a community (Gitoke Sector, Gatsibo district in the Eastern Province) where socio-therapy is very active, Mukabagaba Epiphanie is very familiar with the phrase; Humura turi kumwe, (do not fret, we are together).

Eric Mucyo puts his genocide scars to song

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Singer Eric Mucyo first set foot in his home country Rwanda in 1995, a year after the genocide against the Tutsi. His parents were refugees who fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo following the 1959 pogroms, and it’s where the singer was born.

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Ms. Geek: Celebrating three years of success

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When Ms. Geek was launched three years ago, few believed how far it would go in inspiring girls to join technology field, and also pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

There's more to women than running a kitchen, says Legacy Brands MD

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They say success comes to those who follow their passion. And Isabella Lydia Masozera did just that. The former radio presenter is now a budding entrepreneur, managing her own Public Relations firm.

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Are young people skilled to manage the transition?

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Meet Paul. Paul is a 28-year old communications officer at one of Rwanda’s respected insurance companies. At the age of 23, Paul was lucky to land a job less than six months after graduation.

A call for Ms Geek and more women in technology

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Today, April 28, 2016, is International Girls In ICT Day. Celebrated on the fourth Thursday of April every year since 2011, this day is meant to encourage girls and women to join careers in the ICT field.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) has arrested two traffic officers who were caught red-handed taking a bribe.

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MPs conduct field visits to explore ways of improving civil registration and vital statistics

From March 11th to 12th, Members of the Rwandan Parliamentarians’ Network on Population and Development, (RPRPD) conducted a field Visit to oversee how civil registration and vital statistics work at grass root levels. The MPs surveyed 14 districts in March this year having done an earlier tour of other 15 districts in different parts of the country in November last year to examine the practice of civil status registration.

World Vision Rwanda joins other partners in the health sector to curb disease that affect children

As a child focused organization, World Vision (WV) Rwanda has joined other partners in the health sector including the government of Rwanda to address all the issues affecting the wellbeing of children especially diseases. Through its Maternal New Born and Child Health Project (MNCH), World Vision Rwanda joined the Office of the First Lady, through Imbuto Foundation, to launch ‘Maternal and Child Health Week’ in Kageyo sector Gicumbi district where WV Rwanda has different health interventions through MNCH Project.

BK backs Kamonyi Genocide survivors with hybrid cows, honours fallen staff

Bank of Kigali employees led by Chief Executive Officer Dr. Diane Karusisi braved a Saturday afternoon drizzle in a walk to remember the Bank’s fifteen workers killed 22 years ago during the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi.

KCB supports genocide memorial, launches Rwf12m poultry project for Kamonyi orphans and widows

KCB bank staff on Friday visited Kamonyi genocide commemoration center and extended support towards the maintenance of the place as well as to the genocide survivor’s community at large.

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Who is responsible for the poor academic research?

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It is a common saying that the world’s greatest minds solve nothing. Others have also argued that intelligent researchers spend most of their time on academic work and neglect their role in society.

My dream is to empower youth for a better Rwanda, says Tumwine

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The question of whether leaders are born or made remains unresolved, but what is undisputed is that with early initiation on the principles of leadership, every child can grow into a productive being in their careers.

Malaria resurgence: What exactly went wrong?

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As Rwanda Joins the rest of the World today to mark malaria day, the resurgence in malaria cases comes as a surprise considering the amount of effort invested by government to fight the disease.

How to prevent and treat boils

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Boils or abscesses can be quite embarrassing and cause immense discomfort, especially when they appear on sensitive areas of the body such as on buttocks or thighs.