The Twelfth National Dialogue (Umushyikirano) concluded yesterday with a resolve to work harder and smarter and to sustain policies and actions that helped Rwanda recover from the devastation of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
A group of visiting Rwandan refugees has cited prolonged clearance procedures by the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHRC) among the factors undermining repatriation efforts.
Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) yesterday elected Daniel Fred Kidega as the new Speaker, replacing MP Margaret Zziwa, who was censured on Wednesday.
Homegrown solutions to various country development challenges is a good idea, participants at the just concluded 12th national dialogue locally known as Umushyikirano said.
President Paul Kagame, yesterday, paid tribute to the country's farmers whom he said have continued to play a crucial role in the country's growth, through increased productivity.
Local content developers have a great opportunity to market their innovations (applications) following the launch of Airtel app store on Wednesday.
Urwego Opportunity Bank has secured a Rwf1 billion short-term loan from Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) to finance small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs).
Rwanda renews its rivalry with Burundi this afternoon in a friendly game at the Kigali regional stadium as the hosts set sight on their first win under the stewardship of head coach Stephen Constantine.
Rayon Sport left back Abouba Sibomana has confirmed that Kenyan side Gor Mahia is interested in him and that he has agreed personal terms with the club.
Moroccan artist Abdelilah Bensassi has teamed up with art collector and beauty therapist Judith Meloni to open an art gallery and a spa in Kimihurura, Kigali.
Christian Life Assembly (CLA) in Nyarutarama is the place to be this festive season and get closer to God as the church unveils a new play titled, Open Door, on December 23 and 24 at its premises in Kigali. Directed by Collins Odhiambo and Truman Andere, the play is in...
Itâ€™s Christmas season, arguably the most exciting time of the year. It is a time when everyone is in a the mood to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Dean Karemera and Donah Mbabazi talked to a cross-section of people about their Christmas memories and what it means to them.
It has become a time for business owners to hike their prices since the demand is high. People spend more time thinking about how they will survive in monetary terms than actually celebrating the birth of the King.
As 2014 comes to an end, some women have risen to the forefront by shredding stereotypes and having influence in various fields such as policy making, culture, activism and technology among others.
Christmas is fast approaching, and with that comes the need to spoil our loved ones with gifts. Donah Mbabazi asked a few ladies what their ideal gift for a mum would be and why.
It is rather difficult to find an accurate definition and indeed to give typical criteria for a country to qualify as a â€˜failed stateâ€™ but what is public knowledge is that failed states are unable to provide basic public servicesâ€”(jobs and food for their people), have lost some of their...
This yearâ€™s edition of the National Dialogue (Umushyikirano) did not disappoint and it gave tangible insight of what has been achieved in the last year.
The Millennium Villages Project (MVP) empowers communities to lift themselves out of extreme poverty by simultaneously addressing the inter-connected challenges of hunger, malnutrition, disease, lack of access to healthcare, infrastructure.
Today the whole world commemorates 66 years since the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. What is the significance of this document? Mr Lamin Manneh: In 1948, in a world that was still coping with the tragic aftermath of World War 2 and the holocaust, when a wind of change was silently starting to blow in the old colonized world, our predecessors proved us that times of great sorrow and great fears can result in a new future and new hope for mankind.
As the genocide was brought to a stop, there was a need to restore mental health of individuals that had witnessed so much, in so short a time and with far reaching psychological effects. Both the perpetrators and the victims were affected.
Job adverts usually annoy university students or fresh graduates. Reason? Because they ask for work experience which they usually donâ€™t have. Out of frustration, some students have joked that a university that offers â€˜experience degreesâ€™ be set up to cater for the growing number of inexperienced graduates in Rwanda and...
I was very excited three weeks ago when I learnt that the Secretary General of the Duke of Edinburghâ€™s International Award for Young People, John May and the Africa Regional Director, Edwin Kimani were coming to Rwanda to meet with the Minister for Education and the one for Youth and...
Feeling down during the festive holidays can be tough, especially when one feels a little bit out of contact with the world yet everyone is beaming with holiday spirits, and it's only you feeling wretched and exhausted.
Did you know that the orange colour of a ripe pumpkin is a result of the high concentration of beta carotene, a vitamin A precursor? This main safe dietary source of vitamin A is indispensable when it comes to vision, normal growth, development and functioning of the immune system.