There is need to invest heavily in capacity building in managing critical areas such as taxation, rural agriculture, education, leadership and science and technology if Africa is to successfully implement its development plan known as Agenda...
Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has urged residents of Eastern Province to embrace irrigation farming as a custom, saying this was one sure way of mitigating the impact of drought.
A contingent of 160 police officers under the Rwanda Formed Police Unit, yesterday, returned home after accomplishing their one-year tour of duty under the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH).
Until 2003, Esperance Mukangarambe led a miserable life, with no hope of having a daily meal.
The fifth edition of the annual National Thanksgiving crusade, commonly known as “Rwanda Shima Imana,” will this year be held in at least all sectors of the country.
Rwanda will host the first regional women trade forum to discuss mechanisms of addressing the challenges women face while doing business in the region.
Rwanda's total tea export revenue increased by 16.25 per cent to $70.7 million during 2015/16 fiscal year compared to $60.8 million the previous year, the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) has indicated in a new report.
Salome Nyirarukundo is thrilled after setting a new 5,000m U20 national record at the IAAF World Junior Athletics Championships that ended on Sunday in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Host Rwanda was stunned by Mali to end their unbeaten run in the FIBA U18 competition game held yesterday, but Coach Moise Mutokambali believes his boys still have chance to qualify in the last eight.
The Rwanda Film Festival returned for its 12th season with a colorful launch event at the spanking new Radisson Blu Hotel at Kigali Convention Center on Saturday night.
His name belongs right up there with the legends of Rwandan folk music/culture; we are talking about names like Sophia Nzayisenga, Viateur Kabarira, Bernard Rujindiri, Joseph Sebatunzi, Thomas Kirusu, JMV Mushabizi, Emmanuel Habimana among others.
Serge Rwigamba has been the head guide at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre since 2007. A graduate in international relations at ULK. His interests lie in history, politics, diplomacy and sports.
I enjoyed reading about coup d’etats back in my secondary school history class. Credit to one of my teachers for giving us insights into the numerous coups and failed attempts across the continent right from the 70s well into the 90s.
Hope Azeda is the founder and Managing Director of Mashirika Performing Arts, a leading theatre company in Rwanda. She is also the brains behind the recently concluded annual Ubumuntu Arts Festival, held from Thursday July 14 to Sunday July 17 at the Kigali Genocide Memorial amphitheater, that brought together artists...
THE 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi left over one million Rwandans dead. Children were orphaned while in some cases entire families were completely wiped out. The Genocide left a dark cloud that many predicted doom and despair for the survivors.
In 1963 leaders of African countries that had gained independence met in Addis Ababa to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). Out of the current 54 African countries only 32 had gained independence at that time.
The "Rwandan miracle" does not exist! Rwanda’s miracle is having an exceptional leader and his team who are behind its achievements.
Children are faced with many challenges as they grow up. These range from exposure to abuse, to inadequate care, and to being orphans. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda focuses on building loving families for children and enabling the community to address challenges that can lead to separation of children from their families.
Burera district is in the Northern Province of Rwanda, neighboring to the Ugandan border in north-east, Gakenke and Rulindo district in the south and Musanze district in the west. It is home to Lakes Burera and Ruhondo, and the Virunga Lodge Hotel, with spectacular views of the lakes and nearby Virunga Mountains, making it one of Rwanda’s tourist spots. The district also harbours Cyanika border post, gateway to southwestern Uganda.
Akazi Kanoze’s work is inspiring a self-reliant generation through access to skills, empowerment and access to economic opportunities for the youth. After the youth successfully complete the work readiness training which provides them with market-relevant employability skills, they beneficiate transition to work services namely internships, job shadowing, apprenticeship and small businesses.
Strategically situated in the city centre of Kigali, Executive Suites is yet another milestone in the development of the City of Kigali, Rwanda. These fully furnished and serviced apartments are neighbouring the major and international facilities like Kigali City Council, Serena Hotel, Mille Colline Hotel and I&M Bank headquarters.
The University of Rwanda is working on a policy to reduce the duration of courses in certain schools. Among these is the School of Journalism and Communication, where officials want to shorten the four-year bachelors degree programme to three years.
Countless printing media houses have closed shop in recent times and libraries are not as vibrant as was the case half-a-century back before the advent of electronic media.
There are two answers to expect when you take an HIV test – negative or positive. The biggest challenge, however, is how to receive the bad news. That is what healthcare providers are supposed to help patients with.
Bed-wetting, also known as sleep enuresis, is a fairly common condition in young children and is seen as a sign of an immature, developing bladder. However, when adults wet the bed it is not only a devastatingly embarrassing condition but also often an indication of an underlying illness or a...