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It’s no longer a deniable debate that countries all over need to provide equal opportunities to both men and women, and particularly empower women to elevate to higher ranks that have for a long time been occupied by their male counterparts.

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Internet users in Rwanda spend 7.1 per cent of their average income on mobile data, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) report.

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The Trump administration on Tuesday, July 15 decided to rescind a directive that would have prohibited international college students from the U.S.

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John Gakumba, a resident of Kacyiru, says that playing really transformed his three-year-old son. Being an only child, he didn’t play, at the age of two, he gained interest in watching cartoons.

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Self-discipline is a way to keep students focused on their learning. But, it can be difficult to stay self-disciplined throughout this period when students are learning at home, given the distractions, like TV.

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A programme dubbed “Lit Teens” was designed to sensitise youngsters on the safe use of social media. As social media users continue to grow, experts say youngsters that use social media could face an adverse impact if they are not guided on the best use.

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The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on the global economy, and obviously East Africa has not been spared from the fall-out. Thus from the perspective of trade, volume of intra-regional trade is expected to decline by close to 50 percent this year.

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Activists operating under different civil society organisations want the government to revive the conversation regarding lowering the legal age to access contraceptive methods from 18 to 15 years, The New Times can reveal.

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It’s no longer a deniable debate that countries all over need to provide equal opportunities to both men and women, and particularly empower women to elevate to higher ranks that have for a long time been occupied by their male counterparts.

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The Ministry of Local Government (Minaloc) on Tuesday, July 14 put six cells of Nyamagabe and Nyamasheke districts in a 15-day Covid-19 lockdown.

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As if Covid-19 was not enough to give people sleepless nights, some brands of locally distilled cheap liquor is taking its toll on many people, A few weeks ago, footage of a “rebel” village in Gikondo circulated on social media, it showed people who were in violation of the curfew visibly drunk on some cheap but very potent liquor.

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Have you ever wondered why Rwandans love their president despite the unflattering labels tagged on him, mainly by foreigners? Many have written about this and given their opinions, some profound, well-intentioned and correct; others trivial, malicious and off the mark.

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DIEUDONNÉ Ndizeye has always had big dreams and aspirations – a factor that has partly seen him make giant leaps in his basketball career.

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SKOL Adrien Cycling Academy (SACA) are in top gear ahead of the 2020 Rwanda Cycling Cup, which is due to get underway in September.

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The threats of social media misinformation, fake news and fast information transmission have made digital tools dangerous for everyone, especially learners. To overcome this, education experts believe that information literacy is required in learning.

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Today, globalisation has homogenised our sleeping habits, compared to the past where there was a lot more variety to how people dressed at night.

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The increase in Global youth unemployment and work poverty has rallied the international community and drawn attention to the need for high-quality, relevant youth skills development as highlighted in the sustainable development goals youth employment.

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The Gasabo Intermediate Court has upheld a 30-day remand for top government officials facing charges related to flouting of procedures in a multi-billion public tender.

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The World Bank Group Board of Executive Directors on Monday 13th July discussed the Rwanda Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for the period 2021-26.

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GENEVA -- There will be no return to the "old normal" for the foreseeable future as a result of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, and too many countries are still headed in the wrong direction, the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Monday.

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National carrier, RwandAir will resume flights on August 1, after almost five months since the airline suspended operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic, which has taken a heavy toll on industry.

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Seventeen years ago, the Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa, better known as the Maputo Protocol, was signed.

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At least 8,000 residents from Rubavu District have secured jobs amid the Covid-19 pandemic, to work in addressing floods that are caused by Sebeya River.

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