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Dreams do come true, especially for people who put in the effort and determination to beat the odds, says 24-year-old Tresor Ndabarasa.

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Intore Entertainment, one of the leading event management firms in Rwanda, has apologised to headliners of Tayc’s show that were denied to perform at the concert, despite spending days and nights rehearsing.

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When the government announced a 10 per cent pay rise for teachers in 2019, it felt like the response was generally positive although, for most teachers, their pay remained far below the monthly minimum salary of Rwf80,000 that their union was asking for at the time.

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IN THE LAST TWO YEARS, everyone at some point asked themselves, ‘what will weddings be like post Covid-19?’ At least, Ange Umwamikazi did wonder if the pandemic situation would end at some point, to let her prepare her dream wedding in peace.

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The National Council for People with Disabilities (NCPD) has called for enforcing penalties on public buildings that are inaccessible to people with disabilities.

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Students in public schools may start paying uniform fees in the next academic year if the Government implements its harmonisation plan aimed at preventing fee hikes, Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente told Parliament on Monday, August 1.

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Local traditional medical practitioners are pushing for a law that will help regulate the sector to help sieve out scammers and ensure safety of their patients.

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IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND any aspect of the genocide against the Tutsis in 1994, it is important to first acknowledge that there is a history behind it.

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Government on Monday, August 1 announced that it would allocate Rwf5 billion towards the recapitalisation of Umwarimu Sacco, in  a bid to improve the welfare of teachers including access to finance through the body.

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Truthfully, there is quite much competition in the corporate world that when you lose your job, a long queue of job seekers is eager to take it on.

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Teachers have reacted to the move by government to increase their salaries saying that this will significantly improve their welfare, but called for more efforts to uplift the quality of education.

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BEIJING, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday issued a statement on Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi's visit to China's Taiwan region.

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Christelle Kabagire has become the new brand ambassador of Bio-Oil, a renowned global skincare lotion distributed locally by local pharmaceutical distribution firm KIPHARMA. This was unveiled during a celebrity-studded gala dinner held Friday, July 29 at Four Points by Sheraton Hotel.

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HARARE- Zimbabwe’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Fredrick Shava, has bemoaned the low levels of trade and economic cooperation with Rwanda saying this does not match the levels of friendship the two countries enjoy.

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Running a tech business is a lot harder than most people think. Rarely is the business so in tune with the niche that it can float along with minimal effort.

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Recently, the value of the U.S dollar has been skyrocketing against other currencies, making economic trends more complex for the rest of the world.

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Every year, the issue of public transport in Kigali clouds the media space, and over time, different measures have been suggested but it persists.

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Experts have welcomed the government’s decision to create a new ministry in charge of public investments and privatisation, with hopes it will help stave off huge losses in public enterprises.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) recently joined the East African Community. It couldn’t have made a noisier and more dramatic entry, accompanied as it was by renewed rebel fighting in the east of the country, threats of genocide against a section of its population, violent demonstration against the UN peace-keeping force, and loud howls of accusations against a neighbour.

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REVELERS are still talking about the ‘Tay C Live in Kigali’ concert but some local artists on the lineup are yet to come to terms with the fact that they missed out on a chance to perform, in what they described as lack of respect from Intore Entertainment, the concert organiser.

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A little over a decade ago, a simple billboard ad would have sufficed to market a company. For those who went the extra mile, cold-calling, flyers, radio advertisements, and business cards came in handy.

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President Paul Kagame has said that the newly created Ministry of Public Investments and Privatisation will immediately embark on effective management of public investments but also urgently work towards putting some of them into private hands.

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Madagascar is set to witness the emergence of new stars in the 20th edition of the FIBA U-18 African Championship. The 2022 FIBA U-18 African Championship will run from August 4-15 in Antananarivo, Madagascar.

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Ernest Mugisha, 22, started pondering about how to create a business empire that could change his life as well as help fight poverty in his community when he was studying Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science (MPC) in high school.

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