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    Who will end the FDLR  menace?

    With only five weeks to the January 2 UN Security Council deadline for the DR Congo-based FDLR militia to disarm or face military action, there is virtually nothing to suggest that the group largely blamed...

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    National Ebola response unit beefed up

    Rwanda has an efficient and rapid response system in place to fight Ebola in case of any outbreak, health minister, Dr Agnes Binagwaho, said yesterday.

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    World Bank releases damning report on climate change

    The extent of climate change resulting from human activities has gone beyond a point of ‘no return’ and the abnormalities, according to a new World Bank report released today.

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    Herbal soap maker wins Rwf6m in Educat-GT Bank competition

    Céphas Nshimyumuremyi of Ngororero District on Friday scooped the Rwf6 million prize in the Educat-GT Bank Entrepreneurship Award.

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    Prime Insurance products

    Sponsored Content: Prime Insurance is a general insurance provider that has set out to be different. We cater to all lines of general insurance throughout the country – both on an individual and business basis....

Prime Insurance products

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Sponsored Content: Prime Insurance is a general insurance provider that has set out to be different. We cater to all lines of general insurance throughout the country – both on an individual and business basis. Our distinct differentiated risk approach to underwriting ensures that our customers’ prudence is rewarded with...

Prime Life products

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Sponsored Content: Prime Life Insurance started operations in 2010 and has provided affordable insurance products for both personal and group policies.

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APR FC ease past Mukura, Police falter

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Patrick Sibomana and Maxime Sekamana netted for APR in either half as the army side defeated Mukura 2-0 yesterday at the Kigali regional stadium.

Cycling is Rwanda’s number one sport

A nation united and cheered on Team Rwanda Cycling (TRC) during the just concluded Tour du Rwanda like their lives depended on it. They stood by the roadsides, waved, clapped and had to endure the rain sometimes.

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Music is expensive for us beginners, says young artiste

By the age of five, Consolée Ruhimbaza was already a singer – being a member of a children church choir. In January this year, her childhood dream came true when she recorded her first single – Komeza Ukine (Keep Playing) and performed for the first time at a concert. She...

Kaami Arts to launch kid’s festival today

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TODAY all roads lead to St. Joseph School grounds in Kicukiro for the launch of Kaami Arts inaugural children’s dance and drama festival starting at 9a.m.

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Remera pastry chef giving street children a lifeline

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TALLY BAKERY CAFE in Remera-Giporoso, may be popular for its coffee and pastry at budget prices, but not many patrons may know the captivating story of how it came into existence.

Cordero’s love started in Filipino kitchen, shifted to Rwandan restaurant

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Melanie and Enrico Cordero first met in 2004 at the Luk-Yuen Restaurant in Makati, a city in their native Philippines. Enrico had found employment at the eatery earlier in 1991, while aged only 16, after his father suffered paralysis, forcing the young man to fend for himself and a younger...

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Death of a spouse: How soon is too soon to find love again?

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After the death of her husband, Noellia Mukankuranga grappled with overwhelming distress of never again seeing the man she shared her life with for over 20 years.

A young widow’s tale of sadness, despair and perseverance

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Jeanine Mukabacondo is a high spirited woman, full of joy and hope, but every now and then, she is haunted by the tragedy that befell her recently. She talks about her late husband with a smile, though some memories are so hard to talk about without holding back tears.

Opposition lacks menu for voters

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A RECENT epistle by a London based commentator claimed that opposition politicians in Rwanda are being gagged ahead of the next election; well that’s a snake-oil aver, the fact is, no one here is being gagged; the opposition simply has no menu to propose to voters thus their silence.

Teenagers and unsafe sex

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I RECEIVED a young boy of about 17 years whose only problem was that he was not able to do, “sex”. I tried to tell him that he was quiet young for such sort of problems and should not bother about it. But he did not seem to be convinced.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Squabbles continue to dog East African Community’s legislative arm with members again failing to hold plenary sittings in the ongoing session in Nairobi, Kenya.

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EAC integration permeates into people’s businesses and cultural bonding

The laboring engine of the heavy commercial truck slows down as it nears the borderline of Gatuna,Rwanda’s border post with Uganda, but continues to exude a dull explosive sound. It joins other trucks in the queue. It is joined by others.

Celebrating the UN at 69

The large room had several strategically placed round, high, white-clothed tables with pretty flowers on top. It was a typical setting for a cocktail.

Isange One Stop Center: Ejecting GBV from our communities through holistic, multi-sectoral approaches

Gender based violence (GBV) remains a widespread occurrence that spans centuries, that in the past it was almost expected and accepted. Its seriousness, effects and how communities respond and work towards its elimination varies from country to country.

UN Day 2014

Rwanda is currently experiencing one of the fastest periods of growth and socioeconomic progress in its history, largely due to its strong and innovative government leadership and support from development partners, such as the United Nations (UN).

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Special Needs education: More schools, jobs needed

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Ejide Imanizabaho has been handicapped since he was born. Until early this year, the 18-year-old teenager had been saved the ‘burden’ of school by his family because of his physical challenges. And much as his caretakers claim they did this out of sympathy, they did not know how much they...

Holiday youth camps are helpful to our children

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One way through which we can help our children to acquire social skills is by allowing them to participate in holiday youth camps that are always conducted by certain organisations with youth related programmes.

World Aids Day: How effective is PMTCT?

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A research article published last year titled “Prevention of mother-to-child (PMTCT) transmission of HIV: cost-effectiveness of antiretroviral regimens and feeding options in Rwanda” summarizes the progress the country has made in that direction.

More girls, women embrace modern family planning

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The number of women and girls using modern contraception in Rwanda and Burundi has increased significantly in the past one year, according to a new Family Planning 2020 (FP2020) report.