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Cost, infrastructure challenges holding back uptake of e-payments - stakeholders

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Last week the central bank launched a new campaign to encourage the business community to embrace electronic payment systems. The move is one of the many efforts aimed at promoting financial technology services that deepen cashless economy.

How African Diaspora can seize investment opportunities back home

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For many people, especially the youth, Africa is a zone of 'economic misery'. It is because of such mindset that many young people leave their countries and brave dangers in the North Africa desert and on the high seas in search of green pastures in countries branded as 'lands of...

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Top cyclists hail growing stature of Tour du Rwanda

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The 2017 Tour du Rwanda was by far the most successful since the annual race became an international competition in 2009, according to some of the riders who competed in the 9th edition that climaxed on Sunday.

Mukura have chance to win league, says coach

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With six games played so far in the Azam Rwanda Premier League this season, the race for the title remains open, Mukura coach Christian Francis Haringingo said after his team held Rayon Sports to a goalless draw on Sunday.

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Iradukunda impresses at Miss World pageant

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ALTHOUGH she missed out on the crown, Miss Rwanda, Elsa Iradukunda left a good impression at the Miss World beauty pageant in the Chinese city of Sanya, on Saturday night.

Groove Awards nominees unveiled

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Nominees for the Groove Awards Rwanda, the annual gospel music awards, have been revealed.

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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.

Strange times when excellence is a problem

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When you get to a certain age, you are likely to do certain things that were unthinkable at a younger age. For example, you begin to reminisce a great deal and make comparisons of different periods and draw analogies from them quite a lot.

Housing in Kigali; what determines where we stay

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Residence is one of the most important human needs, as we all need a place to safely hide away from harsh external weather elements such as cold nights and hot days. This is why architects come in handy to help create a conducive relationship between people and their physical settings.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in the repeat presidential poll last month, paving the way for his swearing in next week. The court’s six judges determined that the two petitions against Kenyatta’s re-election lack merit and therefore were dismissed, saying Kenyatta was validly elected.

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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...