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    Fresh quest for investors in top-priority sectors

    Investors are keenly awaiting a new national investment code after government tabled before parliament a draft law that would eventually replace the existing legislation which critics say does not adequately cater for the specific realities...

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    Children express gratitude, urge continued support

    Rwandan children have asked authorities to consider setting up a special chamber in courts to try cases of child abuse. The children also want more help for vulnerable children.

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    Rwanda ranks highly in new electoral index

    A new report by a global electoral watchdog has concluded that Rwanda’s parliamentary elections held last year were the best organised in Africa going by the index on the polls held in 2013. Rwanda was...

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    Rwanda, Sweden sign Rwf9.3bn grant to tackle unemployment

    The government yesterday signed a grant agreement of $13.5 million (about Rwf9.3 billion) to support implementation of the National Employment Programme which aims to create 200,000 jobs each year.

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President Kagame follows tweeters for the first time

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With more than 700,000 Twitter followers, President Paul Kagame is the most followed African leader on the social media platform, followed by his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta – with over 630,000 followers.

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A real cover/protection: if you have an accident - we pay claims - immediately.

Schools urged to set up business mentorship programmes

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Schools across the country have been urged to establish entrepreneurship mentorship programmes “because they have the capacity to build a strong foundation that could help solve the country’s development challenges”.

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Fear of crashing slowed me down, says Ndayisenga

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Tour du Rwanda leader Valens Ndayisenga says Wednesday’s crash towards the finish line in stage 3 played so much on his mind during yesterday’s stage four which he finished in 4th place, 3 seconds behind winner Salah Eddine Mraouni from Morocco.

Ferwafa non-committal on Amavubi friendlies

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Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) Chief Executive Officer Olivier Mulindahabi has hinted at the possibility of Amavubi not playing another friendly in 2014 contrary to what Amavubi Coach Stephen Constantine wants.

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Can the real creative artists please stand up?

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If you are a real creative artist please stand up and be counted. The Ministry of Sports and Culture (Minispoc) has embarked on a country wide headcount of creative artists.

Hotshots updates: Ex Housemates continue to shake up the House

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Idris interrupted Denzel’s conversation with Ellah by giving her a passionate hug and, gave Denzel a mean look, like “what’re you going to do.” Trezagah joined in and said that they will kick other Housemates out.

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How con artists fleece gullible people

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In Rwanda, con men have not been as ruthless as their counterparts in neighbouring countries. But that is changing as con artists devise sophisticated ways of fleecing gullible Rwandans.

Debate: Are the changes in Kinyarwanda language justifiable?

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There has been a lot of drama lately following the introduction of changes on how to write Kinyarwanda with writers of the language giving two years to comply. Rwanda Academy of Language and Culture (RALC) is the implementing body and has also been on the receiving end of the backlash.

Death of a spouse: How soon is too soon to find love again?

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After the death of her husband, Noellia Mukankuranga grappled with overwhelming distress of never again seeing the man she shared her life with for over 20 years.

A young widow’s tale of sadness, despair and perseverance

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Jeanine Mukabacondo is a high spirited woman, full of joy and hope, but every now and then, she is haunted by the tragedy that befell her recently. She talks about her late husband with a smile, though some memories are so hard to talk about without holding back tears.

How our quality of life has gone down the hill

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Every year, brilliant economists churn out statistics to demonstrate the health of an economy be it in the developed or developing world. There is usually optimism that a year that follows the previous one might bring better fortunes.

Tasting the Rwandan hospitality

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My three months in Rwanda have been nothing short of a welcoming, challenging, exciting, endearing adventure. Kigali has embraced me and captured my heart.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Squabbles continue to dog East African Community’s legislative arm with members again failing to hold plenary sittings in the ongoing session in Nairobi, Kenya.

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EAC integration permeates into people’s businesses and cultural bonding

The laboring engine of the heavy commercial truck slows down as it nears the borderline of Gatuna,Rwanda’s border post with Uganda, but continues to exude a dull explosive sound. It joins other trucks in the queue. It is joined by others.

Celebrating the UN at 69

The large room had several strategically placed round, high, white-clothed tables with pretty flowers on top. It was a typical setting for a cocktail.

Isange One Stop Center: Ejecting GBV from our communities through holistic, multi-sectoral approaches

Gender based violence (GBV) remains a widespread occurrence that spans centuries, that in the past it was almost expected and accepted. Its seriousness, effects and how communities respond and work towards its elimination varies from country to country.

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Rwanda is currently experiencing one of the fastest periods of growth and socioeconomic progress in its history, largely due to its strong and innovative government leadership and support from development partners, such as the United Nations (UN).

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Special Needs education: More schools, jobs needed

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Ejide Imanizabaho has been handicapped since he was born. Until early this year, the 18-year-old teenager had been saved the ‘burden’ of school by his family because of his physical challenges. And much as his caretakers claim they did this out of sympathy, they did not know how much they...

Holiday youth camps are helpful to our children

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One way through which we can help our children to acquire social skills is by allowing them to participate in holiday youth camps that are always conducted by certain organisations with youth related programmes.

Is talking to yourself in public normal?

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Suave was the word to describe him. Sporting a plaid grey jacket atop black corduroy trousers, he looked the bill of civility, but there was something amiss about this stranger as he gesticulated wildly and spoke audibly enough.

Weaning your baby the right way

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Life is art in its entirety. From the way we dress to how our gait down to eating, all is, but not as much as raising a child, for it is here that parents give their all. And when it comes to weaning a child, you wouldn’t want to fail...