President Paul Kagame on Sunday addressed the 10th Meeting of the United Nations Broadband Commission. Held at the start of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the meeting focused on working to...
A new twist is emerging as the face of the bickering that started as a move to impeach the Speaker of East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Margaret Nantongo Zziwat.
An elderly woman feeds milk to a child after serving her a meal as part of the Umuganura festival – the traditional feast of first harvest that was religiously observed in ancient Rwanda – at...
East African Community (EAC) partner states have reportedly harmonised a ‘final’ position regarding the proposed Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) with the European Union, The New Times understands.
Never Again Rwanda, a local non-profit organisation, is upbeat on the way Rwandans, especially the youth relate to one another, 20 years after the Genocide against the Tutsi.
The local bourse has over the past year attracted a lot of interest, especially following the issuance of the different government and corporate bonds that have all been oversubscribed. This development underlines the huge potential of the stock market as a source of development finance for government and the private...
While growing up, Faridah Kamaliza, Habba Batamuliza and Mariam Kayitesi, always did things together. The three sisters used the same approach when they decided to start an events management business. They have defied the odds and old stereotypes, taking the events management sector by storm. They told Business Times Pontian...
Rayon Sports head coach Jean François Losciuto has joined Burkina Faso side l’ASFA-Yennenga on a four year-deal, according to News Agency of Burkina Faso website, http://www.aib.bf.
RWANDA basketball team coach Moise Mutokambali has affirmed his team’s determination to win their remaining matches in bid to qualify to the final of the 2014 Fiba/Zone V Championship which is underway in Kampala, Uganda.
THE second edition of the annual Rwanda Cultural Fashion Week started yesterday with 10 design houses expected to share their collections through the runaway show. The venue for the show is City Art in Kimihurura and guests will be treated to informal modeling and demonstrations from new and top fashion...
It was a day of celebration and happiness but it would not be complete without music and dancing. As Rwandans and friends of Rwanda convened in Atlanta, USA, for the annual Rwanda Day graced by President Paul Kagame, several artistes had the opportunity to entertain the crowd.
Harriet Ingabire grew up with a fair idea what she wanted to do when she grew up: to help the disadvantaged, and to do something “challenging”. “When I was a child I always wanted to help, but I didn’t know how to do it,” she starts. “All I knew is...
The children she teaches call her teacher while the community where she stays knows her as Mama Kelly. However, her real name is Epaphrodite Uwingabiye. For her, the year 2010 remains the darkest period in her life. This is the year the cruel hand of death robbed her of her...
Women vendors signed business deals worth $5.5 million (about Rwf3.7 billion) during the just concluded World Export Development Forum (WEDF) in Kigali.
WHEN the women’s national basketball team received an invitation to participate in the annual FIBA Zone Five Championships in Uganda, the female youngsters got to work but their efforts and hopes of clinching the title were thwarted when they received news that they won’t be able to participate in the...
One ordinary word has come to define everything Rwandan – from such philosophical concepts as being to the more practical concerns like having a roof over one’s head or food on the table. It embodies their spirit, aspirations, goals and enterprise, their place in the world and even the mundane...
Over the past few weeks, news outlets have been awash with stories about the growing concerns brought about by the increase in cases of human trafficking in our country and the need for Rwandan authorities and civilians to become more vigilant about this horrible crime.
“Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the MDGs” - Social Good Summit Event in Rwanda
The Social Good Summit, a unique two-day conference held annually during the United Nations General Assembly Week to open the dialogues taking place around the UN General Assembly to citizens worldwide, will once again take place on 21-22 September 2014
Rwanda joined the world in celebrating the International Peace Day on 21st September. Each year, on this day, the United Nations calls for a global ceasefire. Armed conflict causes untold grief to families, communities and entire countries.
Ikigo cy'Imisoro n'Amahoro (RRA) kirasaba abasora bari ku rutonde rukurikira babereyemo Leta imyenda y'imisoro, kuba bishyuye iyo myenda mu gihe kitarenze iminsi irindwi (7) uhereye umunsi iri tangazo ryasohokeyeho.
Although resolute efforts by the government mainly aim at skills development and education for all, needy students seeking for sponsorship through bursaries and loans will have to apply through a timely competitive selection process following new guidelines from the Ministry of Education.
Confidence is a strong feeling which, if one possesses, can be able to execute a given task successfully. It’s an incredibly inspiring source of knowledge, strength and achievement.
A recent publication in the Sunday Times revealed how lifestyle diseases are pushing Rwandans into exercise. Coupled with statistics from 2008, lifestyle diseases mainly non-communicable diseases are blamed for 29 per cent of all deaths in the country.
Diabetes is a disease in which blood glucose levels are persistently above normal. People with diabetes usually have problems to convert food nutrients into energy for whole body use.