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    A-level exams show improved pass rate

    A slight improvement was noticed in the performance of candidates who sat their Advanced Level national examinations last year, according to officials. They were speaking during the release of A-Level results at the Ministry of Education...

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    Females' performance in sciences promising – education minister

    The Minister for Education, Dr Eugène Mutimura has commended this year’s female performance in science subjects describing it as ‘highly promising’ and a boost to efforts to get more women in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics...

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    Clerics urged to include cultural norms in sermons

    Clerics have been urged to link the scripture with cultural norms in order to deliver balanced inspirations to their followers.

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    Rwanda marks Mother Tongue Day

    Rwanda on Thursday joined the rest of the world in celebrating the International Mother Language Day, with an event that featured the handover of Kinyarwanda storybooks and bookshelves for classrooms.

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    Are athletes ready to fly Rwanda’s flag high?

    RWANDA will be making her third consecutive appearance at the 21st Commonwealth Games scheduled for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

89% pass TVET exams

up to 19,749 candidates passed Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) examinations in 2017, representing 89.36 per cent of all the 22,101 candidates who sat the exams, results released by the Ministry of Education on Friday show.

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New PSF leader outlines priorities for next 3 years

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The new Private Sector Federation (PSF) national leadership has pledged to work on addressing the numerous challenges affecting the business community in the country.

Zimbabwe resumes diamond auctions after one year break

Zimbabwe has resumed diamond auctions after a one-year beak, with a test sale that closed last week realising $829,067. Mines Minister Winston Chitando refused to disclose the amount of gems sold at the test sale, but indicated that the country had accumulated a stock pile of 1.558 million carats during...

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Are athletes ready to fly Rwanda’s flag high?

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RWANDA will be making her third consecutive appearance at the 21st Commonwealth Games scheduled for April 4-15 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Rayon coach Karekezi eyes third win over APR

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Rayon Sports head coach Olivier Karekezi is aiming for victory against his former club APR FC in the rescheduled Azam Rwanda Premier League fixture on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium.

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Miss Rwanda 2018 finale is on today

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All is set for the 2018 Miss Rwanda grand finale tonight at the iconic Kigali Convention Centre auditorium at 5pm.

Urban Boys' Humble Jizzo welcomes baby girl

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Singer James Manzi, aka Humble Jizzo, and his wife Amy Blauman, welcomed their daughter on Thursday in the United States of America.

Rwanda's Haute Baso shines at Commonwealth Fashion gala

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For the first time, established and emerging fashion talent from the Commonwealth member countries came together to showcase design talent and potential at Buckingham Palace under the commonwealth Fashion Exchange on February 19.

WORD HAS IT...

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To the shock of many, this week, celebrated duo Charly na Nina split from Decent Management, a company they’ve been signed to for the last five years.

Access to justice; why it is still a walk on thorns for women

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IT started like any other normal day for Emily Tuyishime but little did she know it would turn into a black Saturday in her life. On that fateful Saturday afternoon, her four-year-old son was involved in an accident that left him in a coma after sustaining grave injuries on the...

Deputy CEO Byamukama on leadership as women

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Dr. Shivon Byamukama is the deputy CEO of Babyl Rwanda and a lawyer by profession. She previously worked with Rwandair and Bank of Kigali. Her personal journey which includes work, school, family, friends, is what has shaped her into what she is today. She shared with Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa...

Policymakers should beware of the gender equality paradox

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Eight years ago, a Norwegian comedian and father of two daughters set out to understand why, despite his country’s high level of gender equality, studies kept showing girls and women as underrepresented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

EDITORIAL: We should not be satisfied with low corruption levels, we can do better

Rwanda has maintained its position as the third least corrupt country on the continent. It is the 48th worldwide.

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Forward Shaban ‘Tchabalala’ Hussein scored the lone goal as Rayon Sports claimed a hard fought 1-0 away victory against Lydia Ludic Académic of Burundi in the preliminary round return leg of the 2018 CAF Champions League, on Wednesday.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Discipline: How to break your child’s bad habits

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Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of other people? Is he being labelled as ‘aggressive’ or ‘notorious’ at school?

School Enterprise Challenge shaping young entrepreneurs

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Clarisse Nzafashwanimana, is a Senor 5 student at Groupe Scolaire Masaka. She is doing Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). She combines her studies with making knitted baby clothing (sweaters, caps and socks). She says the idea came when her school joined the School Enterprise Challenge.

Talent: Mpeta wants to become a top gospel artiste

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Hearing his high soft soprano from a distance, you do not want him to stop singing but rather feel compelled to pull closer to listen more to the rhythmic melodies seeping out of his young voice.

The Ant and the Grasshopper

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One summer’s day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest.