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MTN, KVCS sign deal to facilitate e-payment of parking fees in Kigali

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Motorists in Kigali will now be able to pay for parking fees using the MTN Mobile Money service following the signing of a partnership deal between the telecom firm and Kigali Veterans Cooperatives Society (KVCS). KVCS is in charge of collecting parking fees in Kigali.

Popcorn vendor wins Airtel Tunga promotion motorcycle

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Pierre Nsabimana, a resident of Kagugu, Gasabo District, will no longer have to worry about where to get money for basic needs. The popcorn vendor won a new motorcycle in the ongoing Airtel Tunga promotion, which he plans to use for taxi moto business to increase his income.

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PHOTOS: Areruya closing in on Tour du Rwanda triumph

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Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s Rwandan rider Joseph Areruya is on the verge of claiming his first Tour du Rwanda title as the 2017 edition comes to a climax with the seventh and final stage on in Kigali.

Rwanda drawn against Nigeria at CHAN 2018

Rwanda will play against Nigeria, Libya and Equatorial Guinea in Group C at the 2018 African Nations Championships (CHAN) finals tournament.

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Changing the narrative of African women in the media

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For decades, African women have been portrayed negatively in the media. They are almost always objectified, victimized or are even connected to irrelevant topics that further portray them as helpless and non-actors when it comes to decision making.

150 nominated for Smart Service Awards

Last year, on the night of December 18th, the inaugural Smart Service Awards went down at the Kigali Serena Hotel. It was not the most glitzy event one could have attended that evening, and many people who attended said as much.

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Sengazi on how he joined comedy

Michael Sengazi is a comedian with the comedy knight crew that he joined in 2010. Sengazi, who is half Rwandan and half Burundian, began as a poet, performing artist until he found his love for comedy.

Would you shoplift?

Have you ever shoplifted? Do you get the urge to shoplift? If your answer to the latter is yes, what kind of items are you tempted to steal?

The ‘healing haven’ for vulnerable women

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Located in Kabeza, a city suburb, it has for many years served as a safe haven for vulnerable women. It is a place that gives these women a second chance to heal from the physical and psychological wounds of gender based violence.

How one woman chose to be the eyes of visually impaired children

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Vanessa Bahati’s last born son was born with visual impairment. After visiting several hospitals in Europe and locally, the results were negative.

Rwanda’s open border policy is such a blessing for tourism

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There has been so much depressing news doing the rounds lately. In Uganda the medical workers have put down their tools demanding better pay. As usual the government is playing tough in this high stakes but familiar game of who will blink first.

World should reciprocate Rwanda’s new visa regime

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What a week! In Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe’s government toppled itself, in a rare but efficient political party reinvention strategy; in Kenya, Raila Odinga’s opposition wants to oust Uhuru Kenyatta’s admin through civil disobedience while in Uganda, rivals want to deal President Museveni a technical knockout from power by blocking an...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Finance minister Claver Gatete earlier this week appeared before a parliamentary committee to speak about issues of unpaid workers.It emerged that some employers, especially districts and private contractors who abandon public work contracts, fail to pay their service providers as well as the issue of employees whose pension contributions are not paid.

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Delivery of training and orientation sessions for professional development toolkits and assessment tools.

The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools.

Tender Notice: The British Council

The British Council is delivering a project for the Government of Rwanda to improve the teaching and learning of English to lower primary school pupils.

Why visiting CAG museum should be on your next agenda

A new museum, Campaign Against Genocide Museum, has opened in Kigali at the parliamentary buildings.

How rural electrification is changing lives in Rwanda

When Mbonimana relocated from Bweyeye sector in Rusizi District to search for work in the capital city of Kigali, his home area was nothing but an ordinary trading center with few economic activities to boast of.

Final exams: Tips to help you shine

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This period marks the apex of the year’s education calendar, particularly for students in primary and secondary school levels. As such, students at different levels will be or are already sitting their final examinations, which normally comes with examination stress. Below are tips from experts to help students go through...

Origins of ordinary things: Mirrors

When most people think of mirrors, they mostly think of them as the reflective glass in which they self-assess before leaving their houses. In fact, some people will not step out until they have looked at themselves at least five times.

Children share ideas on how to prevent malnutrition in children

Many children don’t choose what they eat, and thus it remains the responsibility of their parents to ensure that they are free from malnutrition related problems. This can be done by teaching people about malnutrition; its causes, effects and treatment. With this knowledge mothers can ensure that their children eat...

8-year-old boy recognised for repairing leaking water pipe

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Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) last week recognised an 8–year-old boy for being exemplary after repairing a leaking water pipe in Kicukiro District. Yasiri Rukundo is a P2 pupil at Rugarama Primary School in Nyamirambo Sector, Nyarugenge District. A month ago, Rukundo was pictured by a passenger while fixing a...