GOtv bouquet grows bigger

GOtv Rwanda subscribers will now enjoy more options following the addition of Bukedde TV to the number of channels offered.

BNR tightens supervision of MFIs as bad loans increase

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The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR), which is the financial sector regulator, has stepped up supervision of microfinance institutions to curtail the rising ratio of non-performing loans in the sub-sector.

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Kenya in solo bid for 2017 Afcon

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Kenya has submitted a solo bid to host the 2017 Africa Nations Cup after failing to agree on a joint bid with its East African neighbours Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda.

Kiyovu pass Rwf220m budget for 2014/15 season

Kiyovu Sports Club will use an estimated Rwf220m in the 2014/15 season, which will run from October 18 to end of April, 2015, according to the club spokesperson Muddy Byumvuhore.

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Cab trio put up spectacular performance in Kigali

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Cab, a famous trio of Mario Canonge, Tenorriod Adriano and Blick Bassy, put on a blazing show Tuesday night at Le Heaven Restaurant in Kiyovu.

Meet Rwanda’s Big Brother HotShots Housemates

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The long wait is over. Frankie Rukundo and Arthur Nkusi are Rwanda’s representatives in the ninth season of the biggest reality TV Show dubbed, Big Brother HotShots. The show officially premiers on October 5 on Dstv channels 197 and 198 and will run live for 91 days.

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Watching birds of Rwanda on boat

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I went bird watching (again!). This time round, I literally shot two birds with one stone. So did everybody else on the trip, actually.

Brilliant artist to whom painting makes him forget darkest moments

He shifts his wiry frame in front of an easel that’s plastered with a white canvass he intends to paint something.

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Dress code: Is age just a number when choosing what to wear?

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Why would a 45-year-old woman walk around town wearing clothes that her teenage daughter would also not fit in? She is literally suffocating in the small cropped top, revealing the belly with stretch marks. The not so flattering figure is made worse by the short skirt which barely covers her...

I’m becoming bitter because I can’t have a baby

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I’ve never been a jealous person, but up until now I have turned into a seething, jealous, bitter hag. My husband and I hit the one year mark of trying to conceive this week. It is so hard. We have both undergone initial tests (all fine, except a few minor...

24 years on, we cannot afford to be complacent

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Yesterday was exactly 24 years since a few brave men and women resolved that enough was enough, and decided that then was the time to free Rwanda from the shackles of a government that knew nothing about governance except sowing seeds of hatred among Rwandans, young and old.

The legacy of Dr. Richard Kandt (Part III)

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In part II of these series we ended where Dr. Richard Kandt had, in 1913, proposed to have a railway line connecting Rwanda to the East African coast.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Bureaucracy and conflicting ministerial rules are still a major threat to free movement of professionals in the region as enshrined in the East African Community Common Market Protocol, a new survey has revealed.

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Promoting literacy, quality education

In the early 1990s, FHI 360 started its operation in Rwanda with a major aim of providing support in the health and community development issues.

Rwanda’s first paygo solar power heads towards success

Customer demand soars for affordable power, as Azuri, GVEP and Serve and Smile bring clean electricity to off-grid rural communities in Rwanda.

Renewable energy

3E Power is an Energy Development Company, that initially offered consultancy/advocacy services with focus on sustainable energy access, efficient energy supply and management. The Founder and CEO, ERIC KARININGUFU gives a brief insight into the activities of the company.

Transforming lives through the Gospel of Jesus Christ and acts of compassion

Africa New Life Ministries, an evangelical organization was founded in 2001 by Pastor Mugisha Charles and his wife Florence Mugisha in partnership with Pastor Fred Katagwa, Specioza Mukazaire and Pastor Elisee Rugambarara.

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Exploring education in correctional facilities

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After pleading guilty of defilement in 2002, Ernst Kaitare, 33, was sentenced to 10 years at Nyarugenge Correctional facility. With tears running down his cheeks, Kaitare felt completely devastated and ‘buried’ all his dreams after the verdict was read to him. It seemed like his life had come to a...

What do you think about circumcision?

There are so many campaigns going on in Rwanda and beyond, appealing to boys and men to get circumcised. A number of reasons explaining the importance of the surgery are given but some people are not yet convinced and they too have their reasons. This week, we bring you the...

Holistic therapy: Sweating, sniffing pain out of the body

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A sultry atmosphere inside a closed room makes people of all ages lose water through excessive sweating. Their bodies are without shirts but wrapped in towels as they inhale fleshy grass aromas from herbs such as eucalyptus.

Seek early care for spinal cord ailments

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It all started in December 2008 with extreme back and neck pain for Aline Uwitonze. The 44-year-old resident of Kicukiro Sector in Kicukiro District dismissed the ailment as a mere ‘dislocation’ due to poor sleeping position.