Police tip prisons on fire-fighting

As part of the ongoing measures to minimise tragedies that may be caused by fire, Rwanda National Police (RNP) has a commenced a two-day firefighting Training of Trainer (ToT) exercise for 50 Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS) staff.

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New mobile payments facility to help enhance financial inclusion

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Rwanda’s cashless economy push has received a timely shot as regional lender KCB Bank Rwanda prepares to launch a new payment system that is tipped to expand digital and mobile banking services across the country.

Buyers to engage businesses, CEOs on customer service as new platform is unveiled

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Service delivery and quality of service remain a big concern in Rwanda affecting performance of both private and public sector institutions, including small and big businesses. The need to improve service cannot be overstressed because effective and professional service delivery to all citizens is critical to attain the country’s development...

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Battle for supremacy as Police face AS Kigali

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It will be a battle for supremacy when title contenders AS Kigali and Police FC face off today afternoon at Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo. Each side is hoping to finish the first round of the season on a high.

NPC-Rwanda to hold elections in March

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Rwanda National Paralympic Committee (NPC-Rwanda) will hold their general election in March, according to the body’s secretary general, Eric Karasira.

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WORD HAS IT...

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While others are crying about January blues and counting down the days to payday, singer Knowless Butera and her husband Clement Ishimwe are currently having the time of their lives in England.

Haragakiza on what it takes to be a music producer

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Justin Haragakiza is a Rwandan gospel music producer. In November, last year, Groove Awards named him Gospel Producer of the Year after he had recorded several songs that were savoured by many. He spoke to Hudson Kuteesa about his career, the awards and the Gospel music industry at large.

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Friday sports: Are we taking the initiative seriously?

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Public servants get two hours off every Friday afternoon to go for sports. Unlike other weekdays when work ends at 5pm, on Friday work stops at 3PM to enable civil servants go for sports.

Things you should know before meeting the parents

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You’re meeting your BF/GF’s parents, not going on a battlefield. It might feel like it but listen, chances are this will be nothing more than dinner and conversation. You’ve talked to adults you don’t know before. You can do this. Plus, this little meet up probably won’t last long either....

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Do Rwandans still need to travel abroad for child birth?

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Rwanda has reduced both under-five mortality and maternal mortality by approximately three-quarters. This achievement has been attributed to improved maternal health care over the years. But despite this milestone, some women still prefer to travel out of the country to give birth.

Nkurunziza on grooming children through games

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Jovia Nkurunziza is the managing director of Spiderman Games Centre at Makuza Peace Plaza, a centre for kids that provides a wide range of indoor games. She also organised the first edition of the Kids Christmas Festival last year, a two-day event that involved fun activities like singing, dancing, modelling,...

Economic inequality at odds with Agaciro

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This week the world’s movers and shakers meet in the Swiss resort town of Davos for the World Economic Forum.

Trade agreements as a pillar for inclusive economic growth

Today, all countries root to share mutual strengths and overcome mutual weaknesses through combined efforts. As a result, countries are coming closer through various trade agreements like regional free trade agreements, bilateral free trade agreement even through cross-regional free trade agreements.

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Editorial Cartoon

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (Minagri) has announced new measures intended to prevent outbreak of avian influenza in poultry, commonly known as bird flu in the country.

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KPMG Rwanda gives back to community, shelters genocide survivor

Many survivors of the1994 genocide perpetrated against the Tutsi lost family members and close relatives, leaving them in lonely and destitute lives. Antoine Ntagabwira, aged 50 years, is among thousands of genocide survivors whose entire families were annihilated during the genocide. Ntagabwira did not only lose his wife and only child but also had his house burnt down. With no means to build himself another house, he had been living in a run-down house until KPMG Rwanda stepped in and renovated it.

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RWANDA NATIONAL POLICE: 2016 REVIEW

Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.

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Why parents should prefer multi-lingual schools

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It’s no secret that most job advertisements today will carry a line suggesting that knowledge of certain languages is an added advantage. This aside, anyone who has travelled beyond their country’s borders will attest to the benefits of being able to speak many languages.

Discipline: How best to handle students’ grievances

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The teaching career requires one to be patient and passionate because handling students from diverse backgrounds is not an easy task.

Bleaching: Why you should avoid it at all costs

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Despite the warnings associated with using skin lightening products, some women may still want to try out their luck, especially whitening their face skin, commonly known as bleaching.

How to deal with sinusitis

Sinusitis is a condition that can cause a stuffy nose, pain in the face, and yellow or green discharge (mucus) from the nose. Sinuses are hollow areas in the bones of the skull and normally contain air.