When I visited her, she was packaging mushrooms that she had just harvested from her small backyard garden. Pascaline Uwineza, a resident of Nyamabuye sector, Muhanga District in Southern Province, says the enterprise started as a...
A new programme, to be jointly implemented by government and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), has been launched to make the different refugee camps in the country more economically dependent.
The British minister for the Department for International Development (DFID), James Wharton, has arrived in Rwanda for an official visit. Upon arrival, he travelled to Musanze District, where he is meeting with the Governor of the...
The Chamber of Deputiesí Public Accounts Committee Monday begun proceedings for accountability as a result of some of the issues raised in the 2014/2015 Auditor Generalís report.
President Paul Kagame has encouraged Rwandans at home and abroad to put Rwandan cultural values at the centre of their lives and live as winners in an increasingly changing world.
Dealing in pottery business has for long been associated with low income and hand-to-mouth kind of life. For Marie Mukandorera, this kind of life had become sort of the norm. However, the situation changed with the formation of pottery co-operatives.
Prices of some foodstuff and other commodities have continued to rise in most markets in Kigali, a mini-survey by The New Times indicates.
After failing to impress during the Rwanda Open that concluded on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium outdoor tennis courts, Rwanda Tennis Federation president Kassim Ntageruka has urged local players to learnpositive lessons from their performance.
Rwandan boxing appears to be heading in the right direction following a successful friendly youth tournament organised by the local boxing governing body (RABA) on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium where the hosts trounced their visiting opponents from Uganda 8 bouts against 4.
His music is unique. There's that feel of jazz, blues, rock, funk, a touch of culture combined with sophisticated vocals that smoothly carry a deep, mystic, and poetic message. This is what people were treated to on Sunday during Keziah Jones first concert in Kigali, which took place at the...
Event organisers and music promoters in Rwanda will have to rethink their strategies and planning skills, if two major events that were scheduled over the weekend in Kigali are anything to go by.
Elvis Nibomari, a research officer at the Office of the Government spokesperson and his wife Liliane Umukobwa first met in 2011 at Universal church in town. A friendship developed which later resulted into marriage 4 years later. The couple talked to Sunday Timesí Donah Mbabazi about their love story.
Raoul Rugamba is the Managing Director for Hobe Agency and is also a producer of Hobe Rwanda projects that was part of the team that organised the Rwanda Day. The 27 year old talked to Sunday Magazineís Sharon Kantengwa on his thoughts about the tourism and hospitality industry in the...
Last week,over 50 girls graduated from Aspire Rwanda. These are girls who dropped out of school due to financial constraints and unwanted pregnancies, among other causes.
Larissa Uwase is a co-founder of Carl Group, an agricultural-based organisation that aims at adding value to different agricultural products. The firm hopes to produce and introduce many nutritious products made from local crops on the market in a bid to improve the health of Rwandans.
Last week President Paul Kagame spoke at Yale University in the United States on the right of nations, regardless of their size or power, to pursue their legitimate national goals without interference and called for mutual respect between nations.
Last week, I was profoundly puzzled to see, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, world leaders (especially those representing superpowers) vigorously debate how to find a lasting solution to refugees and migrants crisis while paying less attention to the root causes.
Situated in the south-west, Nyamagabe is one of the 8 districts that comprise the Southern Province. It is surrounded by the districts of Karongi and Ruhango in the North, Nyanza and Huye on the East, Nyaruguru in the South, Rusinzi and Nyamasheke on the West.
The purpose of Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) is to assist the African Union and all its institutions, in effectively addressing the seemingly intractable security challenges, confronting the continent.
From the medical insurance scheme, strengthening of health centers, building capacities of medical professionals, empowering community health workers, among other initiatives, the Ministry of health has continued to characterize the epitome of liberation of the people of Rwanda.
A week ago most universities in Rwanda opened doors to new students for the first academic year. For the first one or two weeks, the culture has been that these higher institutions of learning orient freshers about university life before normal classes kickoff.The practice is also believed to help naive...
To many people Jennifer Batamuliza Kyakwita is just a teacher but to young people, she is a counselor, a mother and a mentor. At 60, Batamuliza continues to be instrumental in various school activities such as debates. Her reason is simple; the best way to give young people proper education...
Although most Rwandans have embraced family planning to ensure healthy and manageable families, it is not yet time to celebrate.
The human body relies on its immune system to fend off infections. To replenish this mechanism, a supply of vital nutrients is needed on a routine basis.