What Rwandans have achieved for their development so far proves that they are able to achieve more if they continue working together, President Paul Kagame said yesterday while meeting residents of Karama Sector in Nyarugenge District,...
The annual Kwita Izina ceremony that is scheduled to take place on 5th Sept will mark the launch of Conservation awards that will recognise efforts by individuals who work tirelessly to preserve and conserve national parks.
What’s a trillion dollars? Its a thousand billion and in writing, it is one, followed by 12 zeros; by rough estimates, a trillion dollars can fill five large master bedrooms, stacked in $100 bills of $10,000...
University of Rwanda (UR) is set to increase research publications and get more PhD lecturers so as to raise the university’s global rankings, according the Deputy Vice-Chancellor in charge of Academic Affairs and Research, Professor Nelson...
Emmanuel Shyaka is a true definition of the popular saying that ‘Disability is not inability’. Although he lost his father at a very young age and later suffered another setback when he became deaf, that didn’t...
Brasserie et Limonaderies du Rwanda (Bralirwa) has secured a $25 million (about Rwf18 billion) loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for expansion and to increase sourcing of maize from local farmers, according to Jonathan Hall, the beverages firm managing director.
Four students from University of Rwanda have scooped Rwf8 million in cash prizes at this year’s African Innovation Prize (AIP) business plan competition awards.
Sunrise FC go into today’s Agaciro Development Fund Cup final against Police FC at Amahoro National Stadium as underdogs but head coach Jimmy Mulisa believes his youthful side can stun the favourites and win the trophy.
Rwanda’s Beach volleyball kings Flavien Ndamukunda and Olivier Ntagengwa are plotting for more honors at the All Africa Beach Volleyball tournament - the Games are slated for September 4-19 in Congo-Brazzaville.
Willy Karekezi’s ongoing solo exhibition at Uburanga Arts Gallery in Kimihurura is a clear testimony of how artists can creatively use colour to convey different messages that affect the society.
DJ Cuppy might be the first female DJ to do a tour of Africa and that is just one of many milestones for someone in a domain that is mostly reserved for the daring; whether male or female. The daughter to Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola, DJ Cuppy real name Florence...
Emmanuel Shyaka is a true definition of the popular saying that ‘Disability is not inability’. Although he lost his father at a very young age and later suffered another setback when he became deaf, that didn’t put him down and he is now aspiring to be the Vice Chairperson for...
What comes to mind whenever a big music or arts festival comes to Kigali? Well, to festival-goers, it is the sheer prospect of a day, or weekend of good, clean fun provided either free or at a small fee.
When world leaders converged for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this year, an idea to engage key decision makers of governments, corporations, and universities around the world to drive change from the top was tabled.
EspÃ©rance Mukakimenyi, 55, is a woman for all seasons; she is a mother, a wife and a coach of three different sports disciplines; football, volleyball and rugby.
Technological advancements have turned the world into a global village. Countries all over the world are always in competition at different levels. It is like a teenager coming of age and always aware that other people are noticing them each time they step out of the homestead.
We East Africans have plenty to learn from our Kenyan brothers and sisters, including, as I discovered early this week while in Nairobi for an assignment, how to write a cheerful death announcement, one that leaves a wry smile and not a tear in a reader’s eye.
The company’s principle areas of operations are tea processing and management of tea plantations in its catchment areas. The company is seeking to recruit a Quality Assurance Officer for immediate recruitment.
A tea company operating in Rwanda with a small core team, is seeking to recruit Two (2) Tea Makers and one (1) Factory Chief Maintenance officer for immediate placement to facilitate oversight of and improvements in its factory operational activities.
HeforShe is a global movement spearheaded by UN Women to engage men and boys to participate in eradicating social and cultural barriers that hinder women and girls from achieving their full potential. Different from what was in the past, today, it has been generally accepted that realizing sustainable gender equality requires a comprehensive strategy where men and women are part of the call for equality of all.
The 18th Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF 2015) which took place at Gikondo expo ground in Kigali ended on Wednesday 12th August with a colourful award giving ceremony where best exhibitors were recognised.
Last week, the streets were bustling with different shades of uniform as students reported back to school for the third and last term of the academic year. However, as some students were arriving, others were heading back home. “We had to send them back home,” says one school administrator who...
Last week, 27 US Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn-in during a ceremony held at the residence of the U.S ambassador to Rwanda. These made a pledge to serve alongside the people of Rwanda to bring about positive changes in public health, education, among other sectors.
For 10 years, Dr Rachna Pande has made Rwanda her home. Working as the Head of Department, Internal Medicine in Ruhengeri hospital, she is part of a team that provides care for sick people in the area. Having moved to Rwanda to join her husband who was working in Rwanda,...
Of late, it has become almost fashionable to swallow septrin, erythromycin, tetracycline, ampiclox, fragyl and other antibiotics whenever one gets a headache, abdominal pains and fever, among other conditions, without consulting the doctor.