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    Rwanda’s move towards green agric gains momentum

    In 2011, Rwanda adopted the Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy (GGCRS) with an ambitious goal to achieve green economy by 2050. Green economy is defined as an economy that aims at sustainable and advanced economic,...

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    Rwanda joins world in marking anti-genocide convention

    Rwanda on Friday joined the rest of the world in marking the 68th anniversary of the International Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, with renewed calls for governments to fight genocide...

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    EAC must double efforts if Monetary Union is to be achieved, officials say

    The East African Community (EAC) is behind schedule as regards establishment of the East African Monetary Institute, a key body meant to carry out preparatory work for the East African Monetary Union (EAMU), officials have said.

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    Gorilla museum opens in Musanze

    A new exhibit that seeks to tell the story of Rwanda’s mountain gorilla conservation success story has been opened in Musanze. Named the Karisoke Exhibit, the museum is the brainchild of the Karisoke Research Center, which...

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    Algiers: A city of apartments, mint tea and unique ‘couscous’ foods

    It was exciting when the Algerian diplomatic mission in Kigali confirmed my trip to Algeria last week, to cover the African Business and Investments Forum held in the capital, Algiers, last week. If you want to...

Police partners with stakeholders to curb corruption

Various public institutions charged with fighting corruption converged at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters recently in a one day conference aimed at redrawing strategies to combat graft.

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Four social innovators win Rwf30m Tigo digital changemakers contest prize money

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Four social innovators have won a total of Rwf30 million in the Tigo Digital Changemakers 2016 competition that ended yesterday. Erick Joseph, Julien Daniel Mitali, Emile Babu, and Auxilia Ndamage were announced by the telecom firm and its partner, Reach for Change, a non-profit organisation at the Seedstar Africa, a...

RSE records Rwf1.1bn weekly turnover, market capitalisation drops

The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) volume and value for the week ended December 9 grew significantly compared to the previous week.

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Nshimiyimana happy with AS Kigali progress

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DESPITE trailing six points behind league leaders Rayon Sports, AS Kigali coach Eric Nshimiyimana is happy with the progress his team is making. Nshimiyimana applauded his team after they defeated Musanze FC 2-0 in their rescheduled league match played on Friday at Kigali Regional Stadium, to go fourth in the...

Masudi holding Rayon Sports together and needs full support

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One in three Rwandans, supports or at least sympathizes with Rayon Sports, which is why a joke has been coined within the Rwandan football circles to show how popular the club among the locals, “The beer is Primus, the religion in Catholic and the club is Rayon Sports.”

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Victor Rukotana on performing with Gakondo Group

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Just a year ago, performing on a big stage with a big name artiste was a distant and hazy dream for Victor Rukotana (real name Mporera Victor). It was some kind of wishful thinking. His dreams however came to fruition last year, when he participated in a music talent search...

Wandulu paints his way to a solo career

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“I didn’t move here just because I wanted people to come to me. I moved here because I wanted space where I could be free, where I could sit and work without being limited on what to do,” Timothy Wandulu begins to explain his reasons for going solo as a...

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Ndirangu on juggling fashion and journalism

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Georgie Ndirangu is a young Kenyan working and living in Rwanda. Although he studied Actuarial Science at Jomo Kenyatta University, his career took a completely different path that saw him join the media industry.

Do you trust mainstream media?

I was raised by parents who took news seriously. They always turned the TV and Radio volume up at the top of the hour and everyone was expected to listen, including the children.

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Meet the women giving hope to abandoned babies in Nyamata

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Children are the leaders of tomorrow. They are the future. That is why 40-year-old Francoise Mukamana, a widow and mother of two children decided to take on two abandoned children like her own.

Intsinzi on what it takes to be a female fitness trainer

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22-year-old Jessica Intsinzi is a fitness trainer, a career she says she chose out of passion and has been at it for three years now. She spoke to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about the challenges women face in this field, and, gives tips on what real fitness entails.

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In this age, an office is about efficiency not physical address

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This has clearly been an interesting year on the news mill, not just because of the American presidential elections, but also because in Gambia the incumbent lost an election, conceded defeat, congratulated the winner but a week later changed his mind! For some of these events you don’t even know...

Made in Rwanda Expo: Africa needs more ‘Helen Hais’

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Earlier this week, a minister in a neighbouring country proposed to Helen Hai, the Chinese ‘tigress’ of manufacturing in Rwanda; the Minister gave Hai a blank cheque to set-up an industrial base in the country, to promote exports.

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An aerial drone to monitor crops for Irish potato farmers in Northern Province was launched this week in Musanze District.

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Mahatima Gandhi University Rwanda launches new ICT text books, learning modules

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda on the 01 December 2016 launched its new volumes of academic textbooks and self-learning modules on ICT integrating today’s rapidly advancing technologies at Kigali Convention Center.

4G X-Mass Pack Promo

As we end the year 2016, internet users in Rwanda have been offered a golden opportunity to experience the fastest and reliable 4G Internet, as Kt Rwanda Networks, together with its partners, launch a thrilling 4G experience promotion.

How PSF has facilitated the growth of Women in Business

Despite recent strides registered by Rwanda in ensuring gender equality in leadership, to extent that women (at 64 percent) have surpassed male counterparts in legislations, this positive trend has not been fully reflected in the “women in business”

Humidtropics Rwanda Action site: Empowering farmers toward self-reliance in agricultural inputs

Humidtropics program “Integrated systems research’ led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) started in 2014 in the highlands of north western Rwanda, Karago sector in Kadahenda field site.

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Career choices: It pays more to follow passion over perceptions

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It has been evidenced that majority students who graduate from high schools hold certain perceptions towards different careers, a tendency that influences some to make choices that often put them on unguided boats, thus ruining or limiting their career evolution in life.

Meet Zigama, a visual artist whose heart beats for needy children

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Last week, President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame hosted close to 200 kids for the End of Year Children’s party at the Village Urugwiro. The annual children’s party, which is usually organized by Imbuto Foundation and the Unity Club, brings together children aged between 7 and 12 years.

Allergy: Why it remains a dire condition

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At the age of five, Samuela Muhonga started experiencing on and off rashes, which were sparsely distributed on her hands and neck at first. Recently, she developed a rash that spread to the entire body. The rashes appeared in clusters and by the end of the day they looked like...

How to deal with allergic rhinitis

Rhinitis refers to inflammation of the nasal passages. This inflammation can cause a variety of annoying symptoms, including sneezing, itching, nasal congestion, runny nose, and the sensation that mucus is draining from the nose down the back of the throat