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Today, the global community celebrates the International Day of Democracy (IDD). It is an important day for citizens and governments to assess where their countries stand on the fundamental democratic values and principles enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.

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Rwamagana Catholic Parish is set to celebrate 100 years since its inception by Monsignor Jean-Joseph Hirth in 1919 on September 21. Officials at the parish called ‘Our Lady of Victories’, revealed that preparations are ongoing that include renovating the church building that was constructed in the early 1930s.

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About eight small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) operating across different industries in Rwanda on Tuesday pitched their projects to a group of women investors led by Cherie Blair, the founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women.

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When I was young, I liked watching Japanese films especially those which featured the Samurai and their unique martial arts skills, that involved using swords to fight enemies.

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Refugees living in Rwanda are set to benefit from a two-year project that will enhance access to digital financial services for over 3,000 refugees by 2020.

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The Water and Sanitation Corporation Limited (WASAC) on Saturday requested its customers to bear with it after Nyabarongo water became too turbid to be treated.

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Mulindwa (not real name), an employee with a security agency was recently shocked when he went through check-in of a public building without being checked yet he was carrying a firearm.

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An encounter with a restaurant waitress a few days ago inspired this commentary. But to help us build context, I will ask you a question; how many of you, white-collar jobholders, can afford and actually do, save Rwf10, 000 ($10) per-day off your salaries? But this young restaurant lady, whose monthly salary is just Rwf90,000 (less than US$100) and her male colleague, have for the last few months been saving $10 daily, a tall order that they have subjected themselves to, voluntarily.

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“Dear customers, Nyabarongo water has become too turbid to be treated. This will affect the water supply in the following areas: Nyarutarama, Kibagabaga, Bumbogo, Gihogere, Rukiri, Ruturusu, Nyagatovu, Nyabisindu, and Bibare.

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Sunday Third-place APR vs Police - 13:00 Final Rayon vs Police - 15:30 Mukura will be optimistic to pip Rayon Sports for their first Agaciro Development Fund Cup title when the two archrivals face-off in this year’s final on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro Stadium.

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Saturday AS Kigali 1-1 Proline AS Kigali were Saturday held 1-1 by visitors Proline FC in the first leg of their first-round tie in the 2019/2020 CAF Confederation Cup at Kigali Stadium.

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Rwanda’s agricultural exports generated more than $465 million in 2018/2019 down from $515 million in the 2017/2018 fiscal year, figures from a new report show.

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Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) who held a meeting in Kigali on Friday to discuss regional countries’ preparedness for Ebola and Dengue fever are concerned that there is no common regional policy, practice or guidelines on responding to an outbreak of epidemic diseases.

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President Paul Kagame on Saturday told senior cadres of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) that the many achievements Rwanda has made in different areas are based on the policies and the right decisions the country took.

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Sunday Egypt vs Kenya - 9 am Rwanda vs Kenya - 3 pm Rwanda vs Egypt - 8 pm Liliane Mukobwankabo, the captain of the women national sitting volleyball team, has said that she and her teammates are ready to give their ‘very best’ in a bid to retain the African ParaVolley Championship as the competition gets underway at Amahoro Stadium today.

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Tight competition looms as aspiring dancers and journalists have their eyes on top prizes at the ongoing third edition of the ‘Talent Zone’ competition.

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In about ten months, the world’s attention will be switched to Tokyo as Japan will be hosting summer Olympic Games for the first time since 1964.

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Sunday Third place Police Vs APR 1:30pm Final Rayon Vs Mukura 3:30pm Friday Rayon 0-0 Police (Pen: 4-3) Mukura 2-2 APR (Pen: 3-2) RAYON Sports will be hoping to retain the Agaciro Cup title for a record third time when they face debutants Mukura in this year’s final at Amahoro Stadium on Sunday.

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Benitha Mukandayisenga has made history by becoming the country’s first female volleyball player to secure a contract overseas after completing a move to Albania side Partizani.

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Saturday AS Kigali Vs Proline 15:00 AS Kigali skipper Haruna Niyonzima has urged his teammates to make the most of home advantage when they take on Ugandan side Proline in the CAF Confederation Cup at Kigali Stadium on Saturday.

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Rwandans have, in the past, been known for their good performances in regional music competitions.  Following his Tusker Project Fame 2009 and All Stars 2012 wins, Alpha Rwirangira is among the names that can be easily recognised in East Africa’s music competitions.

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Upendo choir will on Sunday, September 15, launch an album, the first since the year 2000 when they came into existence. The album is made of eight audio songs and is named after Upendo’s famous song ‘wa mwenda’ (that veil).

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Rwanda is one of the few countries that are doing well in internet connectivity and phone penetration. Although it is not the same story for many countries in Africa, there is more work to be done.

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Sometimes there is a tendency to pinch oneself to ascertain they are awake and not dreaming when they encounter some mind-blowing situations.

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This year’s International Literacy Day, observed last Sunday, was held under the theme Literacy and Multiculturalism. It came just after the latest round of xenophobic attacks in South Africa, aptly underscoring the role multiculturalism could play in quieting the mobs.

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The issue of more women not having access to financial services has been stunningly persistent, and experts say there’s a need to move from just promises to real impact.

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Jean Paul Harerimana, one of the 32 Rwandans deported from Uganda Thursday night, has given an account of how he was tricked and forcefully recruited into RUD-Urunana, a splinter group of FDLR, based in the DR Congo.

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The Rwandan government has formally requested Uganda to initiate criminal investigations into the death of a Rwandan national who was severely tortured by Ugandan security operatives before he was deported and subsequently passed away.

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