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If you are an introvert like me then you probably resent the awkwardness that comes with social gatherings. Conversations with strangers and the confusing need to mingle never comes easy.

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Former Prime Minister Pierre-Damien Habumuremyi on Thursday, July 16, appeared at the Gasabo Primary Court in Kibagabaga on charges of breach of trust and issuing bounced cheques.

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In November 2019, Kinazi Cassava Plant underwent an overhaul following years of challenges that had plunged the plant into a Rwf600m loss that threatened its continued operation.

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If you’re looking for relationship advice, sorry to disappoint you — I’m no love guru. Just saw a piece on single people frustrated that they can’t mix and mingle at this point in time amidst all these lockdowns and social distancing restrictions.

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Movement is life.  For us to be in existence, something has to always be in motion. Millions of cells are being produced in our bodies, blood is moving, and we are breathing in and out.

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People have something to celebrate after the government lifted the ban on mass worship. Churches, mosques and crusades were closed but not before some religious leaders made the most outrageous statements.

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Richard Bakundakabo, the head coach of second division side Etoile de l’Est, has insisted that earning promotion to next season’s Rwanda Premier League is top priority for this team.

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A shortage of qualified teachers has forced the government to continue hiring degree holders who did not necessarily study education to fill the gaps; The New Times can reveal.

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With about two weeks to the resumption of flights on August 1st, National Carrier RwandAir is working on changes with an aim to improve the safety of passengers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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The Ministry of Public Service and Labour (MIFOTRA) has recruited 1,038 teachers after they passed exams last year. The government has also embarked on another recruitment process as it seeks to hire at least 29,000 teachers for primary, secondary, and Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET).

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Parliament has asked the Ministry of Youth and Culture to address the issue of Rwandans who are unable to get services in Kinyarwanda because they are offered in foreign languages.

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Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) peacekeepers remain committed to the task of protecting civilians within the mandate of the UN mission in the Central African Republic, and other peacekeeping missions under which Rwandan troops serve.

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Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) applauds efforts by residents, leaders and Covid-19 respond team of Rusizi district, Western Province in containing Covid-19 pandemic in the area.

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Rwanda’s former Premier Pierre-Damien Habumuremyi Thursday morning appeared in Gasabo Primary Court for his first hearing on charges related to issuing bounced cheques and breach of trust.

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The Twitter accounts of major companies and individuals have been compromised in one of the most widespread and confounding hacks the platform has ever seen, all in service of promoting a bitcoin scam that appears to be earning its creators quite a bit of money.

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A cabinet meeting held on Wednesday, July, 15, appointed Teddy Mugabo as the new CEO of Rwanda Green Fund (FONERWA). Mugabo who has been the Head of Business Development at FONERWA replaces Hubert Ruzibiza.

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Places of worship have been given a green light to reopen after over four months of closure, which was part of the effort to contain Covid-19.

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After explaining the powerful, one-off “Four Questions” exercise in the previous “Leading Rwanda” column on 2 July, this column will focus on a more creative structural way for leaders to establish, build and sustain trust with the people around them while dealing with the uncertainty of the “Now Normal” and preparing for the “New Normal”.

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POLICE new signing Faustin Usengimana has vowed to help his Kicukiro-based side win trophies next season following his two-year move Wednesday.   The former Rayon Sports and APR centre-back joins the cops after his proposed move to Tanzania and Rayon failed to mature despite having impressed in Zambian league last season.

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Many parts of the Eastern and Southern Provinces may experience strong winds from Wednesday night to Thursday, July 16, according to the Rwanda Meteorology Agency.

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Several beautiful art works were on display when I recently visited Rwanda Art Museum- Kanombe, but this one piece distinctively stood out for me.

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Kigali City Masterplan is still as enigmatic as ever. It has been designed and redesigned countless times. So, when the City of Kigali unveiled the definitive design last year in May, very many people were still left in the dark regarding the plan.

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“You cannot talk about the burgeoning Rwandan film industry without mentioning Kennedy Mazimpaka. The 60-year-old actor has been featured in almost all international films that have been produced in Rwanda.

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Two local accelerator hubs paired up to scoop up to €100,000 (around Rwf108 million) from Make-IT in Africa’s Partners in Acceleration contest.

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