The Office of the Ombudsman has handled up to 6,080 petitions related to court rulings from October 2012 through June 2017, according to official figures.
The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court Tuesday proceeded with the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa where prosecution laid out accounts from witnesses.
Rwanda’S import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.
Genetic plant resources should be preserved and new crop varieties developed in order to increase agricultural productivity and ensure food security, experts from the African Union have said.
Corporal punishment was outlawed in Rwandan schools but behind the walls in schools and homes, the debate on whether the stick or the carrot is better at disciplining children goes on silently. Some teachers and parents...
President Paul Kagame spoke out against the tendency by Western countries and a section of the international community to impose their wishes on African countries. Kagame was speaking at a session hosted by the Council of Foreign Affairs, a think tank specializing in American foreign policy and international affairs.
MTN Rwanda has cancelled the 10 per cent service fee recently imposed on its Me2U product following numerous complaints from users that also attracted the regulator’s attention.
Rwanda’s telecom industry has reached a critical stage in market dominance with the two top players separated by a less than 3-percentage point margin. According to the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) Active Mobile Telephone Subscriptions report for August 2017, MTN controls 42 per cent of the market, Tigo enjoys...
AFTER humiliation in the Agaciro tournament, APR FC are out to revenge against archrivals Rayon Sports in the Super Cup on Saturday at Umuganda Stadium in Rubavu District. The 2017 Peace Cup winners beat APR 1-0 in the 2017 Agaciro tourney last Saturday, but APR head coach Jimmy Mulisa has...
THE Rwanda Football Federation’s Executive Committee member in charge of women football, Felicitee Rwemalika has called for more support in girls’ football. Rwemalika who is also the pioneer of Rwandan women football noted that girls are reluctant to play competitive games.
Nigerian artiste Runtown and Ugandan queen of dancehall Sheebah Karungi are expected in Kigali this week ahead of the highly anticipated “Runtown Kigali Experience” on September 23 at Amahoro Stadium’s main parking lot in Remera.
Aline Gahongaire and Patient Bizimana are among a number of local gospel artistes that will take part in “A night for Sheja”, concert to raise funds for treatment of 3-year-old Sheja Gasana, who is suffering from a brain tumour.
Nominated among the ‘2016 Best people choice actor’ and ‘Best 10 male actors’ in the Rwanda Movie Awards, Emmy Ndayizeye can be regarded as one of the most talented and successful Rwandan actors in this country.
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died in 2011 and I remember wondering back then what would happen to his beloved Apple Inc. You know what often happens to businesses and ventures when a creator or inventor dies. Six years later, Apple looks fine and Steve Jobs’ ideas didn’t die with him...
Drumming is a common form of entertainment in Rwandan culture; however, the idea of female drummers was unheard of in the past. 100-year-old Elizabeth Nyirahirwa from Rusizi District vividly recalls that in the past, it was a taboo for a woman to be a drummer.
People who say that Kwezi is a copy and paste version of me have only made that conclusion based only on our physical resemblance. What they don’t know is that the copy and paste version goes deeper, even as far as for instance, our love for food which is why...
"A picture is worth a thousand words," we are constantly told. However, none has considered con artists who paint replicas of our pictures and accompany them with trumped-up interpretations. True, when you identify with a picture and its context, it may be worth a whole library of history. But con...
There is renewed momentum to tackle corruption in high places in Rwanda. The Prosecutor-General has lately been sounding warnings to corrupt officials, particularly putting the so-called ‘Big Fish’ on notice.
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In a bid to strengthen social protection, the Government of Rwanda has continued to put in place programs that ensure individuals and communities do not slip into lack due to unpredictable calamities. The Special Guarantee Fund (SGF) can be considered as one of social protection programs put in place to ensuring the rights and well-being of the citizens.
A total of 30 Sacco District Deans from the 30 districts across the country have been trained in basic skills in excel application at Beau Sejour Hotel Remera Kigali, under the yauspices of Business Development Fund (BDF) with an aim of equipping Sacco staff members with skills they need to optimize their appreciation and application of data analysis tools during their day to day work.
When visual impairment struck him at 19, Ismail Habufite, without a sense of sight, thought his life would be ruined and dreams shattered forever. That time, about eleven years ago, Habufite was an artisan making postal cards that he sold to earn a living. “I got sick and became totally visually impaired. That time I felt hopeless and could hardly imagine how my future would be. I thought I was going to be a burden to my family which was also poor,” he says.
Vision for a Nation Foundation has supported Rwanda to become the first developing country in the world to provide all its citizens with local access to affordable eye care as screenings reach two million this month.
Corporal punishment was outlawed in Rwandan schools but behind the walls in schools and homes, the debate on whether the stick or the carrot is better at disciplining children goes on silently. Some teachers and parents believe that the carrot is not enough when it comes to effective disciplining of...
Enforcing discipline is one of the biggest challenges in every school. However, how a school deals with cases of misconduct can have an impact on the performance of the affected student and the general behavior of all students.
Sam and Tom were identical twins. They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth. However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance. Sam had...
Elizabeth Murray (born September 23, 1980) is an American inspirational speaker who is notable for having been accepted by Harvard University despite being homeless in her high school years.