Fifty Rwandans with complex medical conditions that required macro-vascular reconstruction, scar revisions, resection of tumours and cleft palate corrective surgery this week underwent surgical procedures conducted by a team of doctors from the United States, Canada...
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has said 13 million ballot papers are being printed for district council polls due to take place on February 22.
Construction is now one of the most booming sectors in the country. With new buildings springing up across the city, attention is shifting on how environmentally friendly the buildings are.
Jeannette Niyonsaba cannot hear or speak. But this has not stopped her from achieving her dream. The resident of Ngoma Sector in Huye District makes a living from knitting clothes under ‘Nyereka Ibiganza Byawe’ (Show Me...
The City of Kigali (CoK) is often lauded as Africa’s cleanest and safest city. But beyond this, locally it is also proving to be a star in sports development. City of Kigali owns and runs a...
UK explorer, Tullow Oil, estimates that Kenyan oil can be commercially extracted at a break-even cost of about $25 (Sh2,543) per barrel (bbl), lower than the current global price of $30.
Meat dealers in Huye District are in advanced stages to set up a modern abattoir worth Rwf300 million under their co-operative COCOVIHU. Claver Nsanzimana, the president of the COCOVIHU, said the abattoir expected to start operations this year will help improve quality and widen business opportunities.
The City of Kigali (CoK) is often lauded as Africa’s cleanest and safest city. But beyond this, locally it is also proving to be a star in sports development. City of Kigali owns and runs a football club; Association Sportive de Kigali (AS Kigali FC) for both men and women.
Police Football Club head coach Andre Casa Mbungo is seeking to win the first leg against Atlabara FC of South Sudan in the preliminary qualifying round of the 2016 CAF Confederation Cup on today at Kigali Regional Stadium.
Rwandan artistes are under criticism from their Burundian counterparts over refusal to collaborate on songs. According to Patient Matabaro, the winner of PRIMUSIC 2013, (Burundi’s version of Primus GumaGuma Super Star), on several occasions, he has tried to talk to Rwandan musicians about collaborations, but has been turned down.
Nigerian hip-hop/soul singer Nneka Lucia Egbuna, who’s in Kigali to headline the annual art and music festival dubbed ‘Isaano Arts Festival’, has promised a ‘Nigerian–Kigalian' performance. “The show will be great, elegant and awesome; music and art lovers should expect a ‘Nigerian-Kigalian’ performance. I know I’ve been here some years...
The sad news is that Valentine’s Day is not a public holiday. Your place of work, shops, schools, public transport and other organisations remain open as usual on this day.
You meet someone, they are good-looking, they seem interesting, they are respectful and the icing on the cake is that they are head over heels in love with you. Butterflies start dancing in your stomach and you start acting like a besotted teenager, but just as you think that your...
A woman’s hair is a mark of her femininity. To most women good hair is a reflection of beauty and high self-esteem. When a woman starts noticing hair loss, the panic mode goes into over drive.
Ariane Uwamahoro is a sports journalist with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RBA) and was the only female commentator at the recently concluded African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.
US President Barack Obama early this week signed into law the Electrify Africa Act, giving legs to his anticipated legacy to the continent under the Power Africa Initiative. Unanimously passed the US House of Representatives and Senate, it sets the stage to expand electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan...
The Government of Rwanda has announced that it will begin relocating Burundian refugees who fled the ongoing conflict in their country.
On August 29th, 2013, a Dutch-Rwandan Public Private Partnership was officially established between the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kabuye Sugar Works, TechForce Innovations, Karisimbi Business Partners, Royal HaskoningDHV, Milan Innovincy, WUR Environmental Sciences Group and WUR Centre for Development Innovation to develop a more competitive, sustainable, and inclusive sugar value chain in Rwanda.
A reputable international tea company is seeking a long-term Operations Director to manage a large smallholder greenfield development project in Rwanda. Specifically, the project will plant out 3,200 Ha of smallholder tea and establish a smallholder services company.
One of our most precious asset as a people is our heritage-the experiences, tradition and culture, that have molded us over the years into who we are and what we are. It includes the struggles that we endured, the triumphs we earned and the wisdom we gained to confront the challenges of tomorrow.
Giving a child the best in life is every parent’s dream but achieving this comes with quality education. Obviously, a good school is the necessary tool for cementing a strong foundation. Unfortunately, because of the numerous financial obligations some parents cannot sustain timely fees payments and struggle to raise school...
Last Saturday, a group of Senior Six students from Green Hills Academy together with their staff visited a historical site in Gasabo District, a place where many believe Rwanda originated.
Rwandans seeking laboratory services will no longer have to travel or send samples abroad for analysis, thanks to the new Lancet Laboratory that was launched at Kisementi in Remera on World Cancer Day last Thursday.
As the world marked World Cancer Day last week, a call was made for people to increase awareness about the disease.