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Musanze women potters eye international market

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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.

Peas, fresh beans prices up in Kigali

Prices of some foodstuff and other commodities have continued to rise in most markets in Kigali, a mini-survey by The New Times indicates.

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Learn from your mistakes, local tennis players urged

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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.

Rwanda defeat Uganda in youth boxing tournament

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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.

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Revelers get taste of 'Blufunk' music at Keziah Jones concert

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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...

2face Idibia's concert flops

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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.

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MY WEDDING: We agreed to abstain until marriage, says Nibomari

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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.

Rwandans should own their culture – Rugamba

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...

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[VIDEO]: Aspire Rwanda gives vulnerable girls wings to fly

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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.

Meet Uwase, the young woman making spaghetti from Rwanda's tasty sweet potatoes

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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.

Why Kagame speaks at top world universities

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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.

Diagnose causes before treating refuge, migration

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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.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda remains one of the African countries that, over the years, have lagged behind in the sports sector.

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Nyamagabe District: Committed to accelerating social-economic development

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.

SORAS is a reliable insurer - Abiyingoma

Abiyingoma Aimable speaks with an aura of joy and satisfaction. A joy derived from the recent total repair of his vehicle and put back to the road after an accident.

African leaders insist universal jurisdiction should not be abused in any way

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.

For a healthy, wealthy, productive population

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.

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Why university freshers should not miss orientation

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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...

Meet 60-year-old Batamuliza, a passionate teacher and farmer

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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...

Family planning: Why are women shunning contraceptives?

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Although most Rwandans have embraced family planning to ensure healthy and manageable families, it is not yet time to celebrate.

Foods you should eat when sick

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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.