The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has been called upon to facilitate the implementation of the Common Market Protocol through relevant legislation for the region to benefit from free movement of people and services.
Effective January next year, taxes on second-hand shoes will be raised to discourage their importation and promote locally-made leather products, the Minister for Trade and Industry has said.
The anticipated referendum on lifting of presidential term limits moved a step closer as Parliament forwarded the proposed constitutional amendments to government, yesterday.
Rwandans have been urged to learn from South Korea’s sense of ownership, and competitive spirit as part of efforts to fight poverty and foster the country’s socio-economic transformation.
Recently, the Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) ranked Rwanda sixth in closing gender gaps around the world. To arrive at the conclusion, the 2015 report considered economic opportunity, political empowerment, health and education for both men...
No Rwandan peacekeepers serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were killed on 23 November 2015 as reported by Bloomberg news and other media outlets.
There is need for more investment in research to support the country’s skills development initiatives geared toward innovation and industrial growth, Andre Habimana, the head of operations at United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Rwanda, has said.
Rwanda is promoting a ‘green’ economy under its medium-term development blueprint to ensure the country develops in a sustainable manner that encourages resource conservation, as well environmental protection to ensure sustainable growth.
Work hard until you don’t need to introduce yourself - that is what the 2015 Tour du Rwanda champion Jean Bosco Nsengimana has accomplished in a space of three years.
Rayon Sports Football Club, in conjunction with StarTimes, have organised the Christmas Cup which will run from November 25 to December 4 at Kicukiro and Mumena respectively.
At only 22, Angel Mutoni has already made her mark on the Rwandan music scene. Born in Uganda in a family of two, Mutoni, who is the eldest, went to La Colombiere and Green Hills Academy in Kigali. In 2011, she joined her schoolmates under ‘Dark Matter Entertainment’ to provide...
The curtain fell on the four-day East African Nights of Tolerance (EANT) dance festival at the Kigali Serena on Sunday evening in a grand finale that was symbolic of the growing local interest in contemporary dance.
London! The capital of the English; when I arrived here a week ago, the place looked loosely familiar and thought to myself, I have been here before, either a long time ago when I was a kid or through years of reading literature with London as the physical setting.
With the worrying rise of non-communicable diseases, some of the conventional treatments used require alternative therapy to combat the side effects that they may bring. Gerald Luzindana, a nutrition consultant and complementary therapist, talked to Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa about the need to embrace this approach especially in the developing...
You are 70 years old. At this stage in your life the only thing on your mind is battling challenges that come with old age.
Success comes from loving yourself and what you do, says College of Medicine and Health Sciences Principal
Jeanine Condo is the acting Principal of University of Rwanda’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences. She is passionate about research; something she believes helped build her career. She spoke to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about why she believes communication is key in career building.
Normally I would be the last person to get into a debate about money and banking with the governor of the central bank, and former finance minister, John Rwangombwa. I mean, he has the keys to the national treasury and I have the keys to, nothing really.
A week ago, following the release of the latest Doing Business Report (DBR) by the World Bank, government officials met with the World Bank group in charge of Doing Business and discussed the report.
With a production capacity of approximately 2,000 modular dwelling units per annum. Strawtec offers developers and investors solutions for all typologies, including single family homes and apartments.
Horizon Group: Cactus Green Park, a green and sustainable Resilient Neighbourhood pioneering sustainable solutions for Green Cities in Rwanda
Horizon Group Ltd, in partnership with FONERWA (the Rwandan Government’s flagship climate change fund) has completed designs for a new Green and Sustainable Neighbourhood in Kinyinya, Gasabo District.
Recently, the Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) ranked Rwanda sixth in closing gender gaps around the world. To arrive at the conclusion, the 2015 report considered economic opportunity, political empowerment, health and education for both men and women.
During a recent workshop at the University of Rwanda’s College of Education, mathematics lecturers from across East Africa under the the East African Mathematics Education and Research Network (EAMERN) met to brainstorm on how best to make the teaching and learning of mathematics easier and more enjoyable.
Breast milk may provide the ideal nourishment for an infant, but two recent studies are putting a different spin on the bottle-versus-breast debate, suggesting it is mothers, and not just babies, who may have much to gain from breast-feeding.
Yesterday the World Awareness Antibiotic week came to an end. The campaign under the theme, ‘Antibiotics: Handle with Care’, aimed at increasing awareness about global antibiotic resistance and encouraging best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.