The East African Community (EAC) will miss the October 1 deadline for the completion of negotiations and eventual ratification of the all-important Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union, The Sunday Times has learned.
First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame yesterday said that Rwanda’s journey to resilience, 20 years after the genocide, had been driven by great sacrifice, hard work, a real longing for change and transformational leadership.
There has been “dramatic” progress in reducing mortality among children under the age of five globally, the UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said in a new report.
A bill to establish a cooperative bank has been tabled in Parliament, the Director General of Rwanda Cooperative Agency (RCA), Damien Mugabo, has revealed
Rwandans and friends of Rwanda in different parts of North America, together with others from Rwanda, will today gather in US city of Atlanta, Georgia, for the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, an event expected...
President Paul Kagame yesterday told a gathering of Mercer University Stetson School of Business that Rwanda’s development agenda is premised on investing in the people and empowering them to participate in shaping the country’s future.
Local entrepreneurs who advance the country’s development agenda through job-creation and innovation stand to win $20,000 (about Rwf14.1 million) at this year’s Outstanding Rwandan Entrepreneur Award.
African governments should always involve communities and small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) around tourist sites in initiatives that aim at growing the sector, experts and policy-makers have advised.
The national men’s basketball team is in Uganda to fight for the 2014 Fiba/Zone V Championship title. The tournament starts tomorrow and ends on September 28 at the Lugogo Arena, in Kampala.
The head of Rwanda women football, Felicite Rwemalika has denied reports that lack of money is the main reason She-Amavubi will not participate in international competitions next year.
THE MINISTER for Sports and Culture Joseph Habineza has called upon those in the film industry to form associations that would deal directly with his ministry, so as to promote the film industry in the country.
Friday was a morning of unbridled excitement. Five-time Grammy Award nominee, Akon made a brief stopover in Kigali en route to Goma, eastern DR Congo.
Harriet Ingabire grew up with a fair idea what she wanted to do when she grew up: to help the disadvantaged, and to do something “challenging”. “When I was a child I always wanted to help, but I didn’t know how to do it,” she starts. “All I knew is...
The children she teaches call her teacher while the community where she stays knows her as Mama Kelly. However, her real name is Epaphrodite Uwingabiye. For her, the year 2010 remains the darkest period in her life. This is the year the cruel hand of death robbed her of her...
Women vendors signed business deals worth $5.5 million (about Rwf3.7 billion) during the just concluded World Export Development Forum (WEDF) in Kigali.
WHEN the women’s national basketball team received an invitation to participate in the annual FIBA Zone Five Championships in Uganda, the female youngsters got to work but their efforts and hopes of clinching the title were thwarted when they received news that they won’t be able to participate in the...
The just concluded World Economic Forum, was not just a milestone as it was the first time it was held on the African continent, it also opened new doors to local entrepreneurs.
This past week has clearly been ‘pregnant’ with news. For a columnist such a week often results in indecision as one takes their time to study and decide on what to pick from such a buffet of news as you wait for some events to stabilise. You don’t want you...
Ikigo cy'Imisoro n'Amahoro (RRA) kirasaba abasora bari ku rutonde rukurikira babereyemo Leta imyenda y'imisoro, kuba bishyuye iyo myenda mu gihe kitarenze iminsi irindwi (7) uhereye umunsi iri tangazo ryasohokeyeho.
Every human has needs that ought to be met every day. But like the adage goes “water is life” the need to have access to clean water is one of the overarching ones that should be solved for people to live comfortably.
Although resolute efforts by the government mainly aim at skills development and education for all, needy students seeking for sponsorship through bursaries and loans will have to apply through a timely competitive selection process following new guidelines from the Ministry of Education.
Confidence is a strong feeling which, if one possesses, can be able to execute a given task successfully. It’s an incredibly inspiring source of knowledge, strength and achievement.
The Rwanda Biomedical Center has announced new efforts to help eliminate malaria in the country.
The Rwanda Standards Board (RSB) has warned the public to be on the lookout for cherries it says are harmful to humans. Phillip Nzaire, director for quality assurance at RSB, said the cherries are packed in glass jars and are from Hungary.