More than 95 per cent of eligible voters across the country participated in yesterday’s grassroots polls, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has said.
The Governor of Eastern Province, Odette Uwamariya, has described grassroots elections as the foundation of sustainable peace, development, unity and reconciliation in the country.
Construction of one-stop border post (OSBP) facility at Gatuna border with Uganda has has started and will be completed in July, according to officials.
Effective decentralised systems of governance should be used to achieve inclusive development and social transformations at national and sub-regional levels.
Last week, the City of Kigali rolled out an e-fare payment system for public transport users on selected city routes, like the Kanombe-Kigali route. The move is part of its Smart Kigali initiative and efforts geared...
President Paul Kagame has appointed Maj Gen Jacques Musemakweli as the Army Chief of Staff of the Rwanda Defence Forces, replacing Lt Gen Frank Mushyo Kamanzi.
Last week, the City of Kigali rolled out an e-fare payment system for public transport users on selected city routes, like the Kanombe-Kigali route. The move is part of its Smart Kigali initiative and efforts geared at green development by cutting down on paper production which hurts the environment.
Rwanda has made several over the years to help boost people’s earnings and living standards to spur national development. One such intervention was the introduction of sericulture, an agro-based industry that involves the rearing of silkworms to produce the raw silk, a natural protein fibre that serves as raw material...
The Democratic Republic of Congo head coach, Jean-Florent Ibenge, has hailed Rwandans for being hospitable and supportive during the 2016 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) tournament.
After guiding Amavubi to the quarter-finals of the just concluded Africa Nations Championship in Rwanda, center back Emery Bayisenge now wants to do the same with APR in the CAF Champions League, starting with the preliminary round tie against Mbabane Swallows of Swaziland.
It’s not common for gospel musicians to participate in big secular entertainment events. However, on Sunday, for the thousands of people who showed up for the final match of the Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) final at Amahoro National Stadium, football wasn’t the only thing that kept them excited.
London based Rwandan gospel artiste, Olivier Nzaramba, has released a new track, Ushimwe, featuring traditional artiste Jean Paul Samputu, and producers Felin Gakwaya and Aron Nitunga.
The venue for the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations–the University of Rwanda’s College of Education in Kimironko was symbolic: This is where the Confucius Institute, where young Rwandans get instruction in the Chinese language and culture from Chinese instructors is located.
Eric Mugisha is the founder and Managing Director of ‘Kings of Comedy’, a production company that does production media, events, and experiential marketing.
Winnie Byanyima, the Executive Director of Oxfam International is a leader on women’s rights, democratic governance and peace building.
Grace Abayizera, commonly known as ‘Young Grace’, was the first female to ever try her luck at rapping and at only 23; she has already made her mark on the music scene. She talked to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about her journey and what her plans for the future are.
The death count continues to rise in Burundi. It is a gruesome statistic Burundians can happily do without. As this happens, diplomats continue to talk. President Pierre Nkurunziza remains defiant and intransigent. Ordinary people whose only concern is daily survival bear the brunt of the violence.
Anyone with keen or even passing interest in Rwanda’s insurance sector knows its poorly kept, not-so glamorous secret-market penetration stands at a paltry 2 per cent.
A reputable international tea company is seeking a long-term Operations Director to manage a large smallholder greenfield development project in Rwanda. Specifically, the project will plant out 3,200 Ha of smallholder tea and establish a smallholder services company.
One of our most precious asset as a people is our heritage-the experiences, tradition and culture, that have molded us over the years into who we are and what we are. It includes the struggles that we endured, the triumphs we earned and the wisdom we gained to confront the challenges of tomorrow.
On April 23, 2015, government unveiled a new curriculum to foster a transition from a knowledge-based to a competence-based approach of teaching, whose implementation begins this year. This, unlike the previous methodology, would allow provision of instruction, assessment and grading with huge focus dwelling on imparting practical skills in learners.
From kindergarten, through primary, high school to university, I have witnessed some of my fellow students, close friends and peers struggle to get promoted to the next level. This journey remains chiefly a course for students who let their academic focus fall away, or ignore the commitment and dedication their...
Rwandans seeking laboratory services will no longer have to travel or send samples abroad for analysis, thanks to the new Lancet Laboratory that was launched at Kisementi in Remera on World Cancer Day last Thursday.
As the world marked World Cancer Day last week, a call was made for people to increase awareness about the disease.