EAC govts urged to streamline oil and gas industry tax regimes


East African Community (EAC) governments have been urged to streamline the oil and gas taxation industry regimes to make the sector more attractive to serious investors.

Flydubai 2014 net profits up by 12%

Flydubai, a United Arab Emirates-based budget airline, which entered the Rwandan market last year, has announced plans to increase flights from the region to Dubai, a statement from the firm indicates.


League title race still open - Nshimiyimana


With eight games left to the end of the National Football League season, the race for the title remains open despite APR enjoying a seven-point lead at the top of the table standing.

Rwanda, Zambia friendly for March 29


Rwanda national football team, the Amavubi Stars will play Zambia in an international friendly match on March 29 in Lusaka as part of preparations for Chan 2016.

German film festival kicks off in Kigali


Four days after the Japanese Film festival ended at the Goethe-Institut, Germans have started screening their own at the same venue.

Christopher to launch Agatima video


R&B singer Christopher Muneza has started shooting the video for the song, Agatima. The video for the track which is off the singer’s second album is being shot in Kigali and is directed by KINA Music. The project started this week, on Monday, and it is expected to conclude next...

Ndahiriwe: Student of business administration with burning passion to wear army uniform


On a Monday evening, as I was heading home, I stopped by Meze Fresh Restaurant in Kimihurura to pick up some food. After packing my order, the manager, Pacifique Ndahiriwe has a question for me: He wants to know how much it costs for his story to be published.

In birds, a teacher discovered second calling to protect nature

Emmanuel Ndaruhutse has been a secondary school teacher of Kinyarwanda and English ever since he was 18. The 29-year-old recently diversified into community-based tourism in Bugesera District as a tour guide and the Vice President of Bugesera Birding Club, locally known as the Terintambwe Tourism Cooperative. Moses Opobo had a...

Uwimana: The primary school dropout who is uplifting vulnerable women


If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself and try again. And Fatuma Uwimana did just that.

VIDEO: COCOKI: Home to women who have tailored their way to prosperity


For many years, 45-year-old Bertha Uwamwiza tried out several businesses including selling perishable foods, but it did not work. However, in 2006, the mother of five ventured into tailoring and it marked her first step to success.

Why East Africans must beat the resource curse


Today they say globalization has made the planet more equal or has made the world a global village. As communication gets cheaper and transport gets faster, African countries intend to close the gap with their rich global counterparts.

Managing risk while preserving wealth

Insurance has been in existence for long and has been practiced in different forms. Choosing the right policy or cover is primarily dependent on the profession or trade that you operate in.


Editorial Cartoon


A list of all the stalled government projects will be compiled and a deadline to implement them set while those projects whose delay was a result of corruption, public prosecutors will seek legal action.

Towards achieving MDGs targets

FH Rwanda, an international development organization, has been working in partnership with communities and local leadership in priority communities to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

Made in Rwanda: Let us consume local to reduce trade deficit

The industrial sector in Rwanda is currently small contributing on average 19.2% of GDP. The Government of Rwanda has however developed an environment that promotes competitiveness and growth in a bid to creating boom for worldwide exporting.

Recruitment of a Technical Advisor to the Rwanda National Investment Trust (RNIT) ltd

1. Background The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning established an independent asset management company the ‘Rwanda National Investment Trust Limited [RNIT Ltd]’ with the aim of promoting assets (fund) management industry.

ISPA: Bringing unique, fast internet connection services

ISPA, the best high speed internet access service provider in Rwanda ofers Unlimited Broadband Internet for both Home and Business users depending on one’s requirements. ISPA is inflencing the service parameters and finalizinga plan to realize desired results on a constant basis.

Why school clubs are very important


In my former secondary school, it was compulsory for every student to join at least two clubs. The clubs to pick from included the Debating Club, Youth Alive, Young Christian Students and Interact among others.

EFOTEK's miracle vegetable garden


Parents send their children to school to acquire knowledge and skills. Most schools, however, have been blamed for pumping too many theories into the learners’ minds with very little focus on practical education.

Major diseases you need to routinely test for


Gustave Kananura, 28, a resident of Kanombe, a Kigali city suburb, confesses that visiting the hospital for a medical engagement is out of the question, unless he is feeling sick.

Epilepsy: Causes and solutions

‘Epilepsy’ means a tendency to have recurrent seizures. A seizure is any abnormal involuntary movement. Normally there are multiple neuronal circuits in the brain which work together for synchronous activity, but because of various reasons, this circuit is sometimes disturbed. This is manifested in the form of abnormal movements of...