President Paul Kagame and his family yesterday paid their last respects to Asteria Rutagambwa as she was laid to rest in her hometown of Ruhango.
Rwanda’s economy is growing fast because policies and reforms are developed on evidence-based data, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) deputy country representative, Daniel Alemu, has said.
Twenty-Eight children with heart defects received free heart surgery from a team of Belgian surgeons at King Faisal Hospital, Kigali.
Pope Francis has said “the world looks to Africa as the continent of hope” and that his tour of the continent is aimed at drawing attention to Africa’s achievements and struggles.
Domestic laws that run contrary to international treaties and conventions that Rwanda signed and ratified are to be reviewed following a study commissioned by the Rwanda Law Reform Commission (RLRC).
A delegation of six officials from Burkina Faso visited Rwanda National Police on yesterday and commended the force’s judicial system and its policing initiatives in ensuring safety and security.
Khartoum – The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has called on African governments to create more direct and indirect jobs through the extractive industries to drive prosperity of the region.
Regional horticulture industry players have been challenged to embrace innovative approaches to increase production and satisfy the current market demand.
Team Rwanda Cycling still wants to improve after winning two consecutive Tour du Rwanda titles for the first time since the annual competition became an International Cycling Union (UCI) 2.2 category race in 2009.
Reigning champions Espoir basketball club start the defence of their league title against University of Rwanda-College of Arts and Social Sciences (UR- CASS) on Saturday in a buoyant mood as they seek a record fifth consecutive title.
The 3rd edition of the Jazz Junction Party with performances from the Neptunez Band - a local urban Afro fusion outfit is on tonight at People’s Club in Kacyiru.
After a long and busy week, it’s only fair that you find ways to relieve some of the stress. Are you wondering where to hang out over the weekend? Here are a few suggestions.
What is beauty and how do you define it? A question which may sound so simple but which is, on the contrary, so complicated and multi-faceted to many. To better grasp this concept, I visited the Mursi, a local tribe residing in the Southern Omo Valley of Ethiopia famous for...
The girls are pretty; they wear cute outfits, smile constantly and give off a warm vibe. In most cases, to be an usher, you have to be young, beautiful and smart, and of course, you can relate perfectly well with strangers.
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.
Pope Francis is now in his second leg of his three-nation Africa tour in Kampala, Uganda, after his first stop in Nairobi, Kenya. His message remains one of hope and moral self introspection to overcome the many challenges facing humanity at every level on issues ranging from the environment to...
The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) and the East African Development Bank (EADB) on Thursday signed an agreement under which the former will receive a credit line worth $15 million (about Rwf11 billion) to increase its lending to the private sector.
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.
Breast milk may provide the ideal nourishment for an infant, but two recent studies are putting a different spin on the bottle-versus-breast debate, suggesting it is mothers, and not just babies, who may have much to gain from breast-feeding.
Yesterday the World Awareness Antibiotic week came to an end. The campaign under the theme, ‘Antibiotics: Handle with Care’, aimed at increasing awareness about global antibiotic resistance and encouraging best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.