Rwanda today joins the rest of the world to mark the World Aids Day, with special tribute to the people who have lost their lives to AIDS, applauding the progress made in responding to the epidemic...
Eight elderly Genocide widows have received a new modern house in Nyamirama Sector, Kayonza District.
The climate change conference opened yesterday in Paris with a pledge for more support to developing countries to address climate change challenges.
Rwanda is today presenting its most bankable investment projects at The Global African Investment Summit that opened in London. The projects spanning across four sectors; Natural resources, Power, Agri-business and infrastructure are worth over USD 5...
Rwanda is counting on its robust horticulture industry to fetch at least $140 million (about Rwf105 billion) worth of export returns annually by 2020. Horticulture is a priority industry seen as a ‘quick win’ sector that...
1 December marks World AIDS Day 2015 and it is an opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030. Evidence from the 2015 World AIDS Day report "Focus on location and population” shows that we have what it takes to break the AIDS epidemic. Currently 15...
Rwanda is counting on its robust horticulture industry to fetch at least $140 million (about Rwf105 billion) worth of export returns annually by 2020. Horticulture is a priority industry seen as a ‘quick win’ sector that could help improve the country’s foreign exchange earnings in the short to medium-term. Experts...
While on a recent trip in Nyaruguru District, Southern Province, I asked a friend for something I could take home. Without hesitation, she told me about a bakery in the neighbourhood renowned for its honey sandwiches.
AMAVUBI Stars will be in for a tough task when they face defending champions Kenya in the quarter-final of the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup on today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
BIENVENU Niyonsaba scored league career high of 34 points to inspire IPRC-South to an 89-45 win over United Generation Basketball Club in their first national basketball league game played on Sunday at Amahoro indoor stadium.
Some of the best local and regional comedians thrilled Kigali comedy lovers on Saturday at Serena Hotel. Uganda’s Collins Emeka, Alex Muhangi, and Kenya’s Chipukeezy graced the ‘Comedy Jam’ alongside Rwanda’s Herve Kimenyi, Babu and Arthur, among other comedians
All one needed was to be a music lover to have a good time at The Neptunes’ third edition of the Jazz Junction Party at the People's Night Club in Kacyiru. This was on Friday evening where a cocktail of jazz was delivered in style.
Recently I was lucky to be part of a group of journalists and tour operators from the East African region and beyond, who were chosen to sample the beauties of Uganda and share the stories with the rest of the world. We toured the Ziwa Rhino sanctuary, went chimp tracking...
Chris Nicholson is a professional music therapist and trained guitarist from England. He is the project manager of Rwanda Youth Music, a project under Musicians without Borders -- an international organisation based in the Netherlands that works with different organisations in post conflict countries.
As the world celebrated the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women yesterday, it emerged that violence against women continues to be a global problem, despite the efforts to curb it.
The founder of Association of Kigali Women in Sports (AKWOS), Felicite Rwemalika, saw football as a powerful instrument to re-engage and empower girls and women.
For five days last week East Africa enjoyed being in the spotlight for reasons other than war, terrorism or other terrible disasters. Pope Francis was visiting Kenya and Uganda in this region, and the Central African Republic, which is not very far from here, where Rwandan troops are helping keep...
A couple from Kinigi, in the Northern Province, tested HIV+ during the prenatal visit for their first child. Devastated by this news, they stopped going to the doctor's. Realising this couple never came back for their follow-up visits, their nurse enlisted the help of Francoise, an Imbuto Foundation peer educator...
With a production capacity of approximately 2,000 modular dwelling units per annum. Strawtec offers developers and investors solutions for all typologies, including single family homes and apartments.
Horizon Group: Cactus Green Park, a green and sustainable Resilient Neighbourhood pioneering sustainable solutions for Green Cities in Rwanda
Horizon Group Ltd, in partnership with FONERWA (the Rwandan Government’s flagship climate change fund) has completed designs for a new Green and Sustainable Neighbourhood in Kinyinya, Gasabo District.
South Africa’s political settlement preempted any radical reform of economy, society, and education. The new Schools Act legislation ceded considerable power to school governing bodies to determine language policies and enrollment levels of a school.
Recently, the Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) ranked Rwanda sixth in closing gender gaps around the world. To arrive at the conclusion, the 2015 report considered economic opportunity, political empowerment, health and education for both men and women.
Tomorrow, Rwanda will join the rest of the World to commemorate World AIDS Day under the global theme, ‘The time to Act is now’. However the cure for the disease remains elusive with a glimmer of hope lying in antiretroviral therapy, counselling and prevention of mother to child transmission.
Good nutrition is important for everyone’s health. Nutrition plays an important role in the health of the immune system and its ability to fight infection. Healthy eating also helps one reduce the risk of developing heart disease, diabetes and cancer.