The Auditor General, yesterday, submitted his 2014/15 report to Parliament showing a slight increase in clean audits by some entities but with a worrying slowdown in the implementation of his previous recommendations.
Media practitioners and other stakeholders in the industry have called for better and constant training of journalists on how to detect and suppress hate speech while media houses were urged to put in place and enforce...
As Rwanda prepares to host thousands of high profile guests for the World Economic Forum next week, Silvia Bianco an award-winning American chef, writer and former restaurateur, on her maiden visit to the country participated in...
Shortage of midwives is still a challenge as Rwanda seeks to achieve goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals - Maternal and Child Health.
The second edition of the annual Rwanda Cycling Cup will cost an estimated Rwf70 million, the organisers, Rwanda Cycling Federation, have revealed. The federation president, Aimable Bayingana made the announcement during a press conference held at...
Over 1200 delegates comprising government leaders, business executives, academics, and civil society and media representatives are expected to start trickling into the country tomorrow for the 26th World Economic Forum on Africa.
The 5th Africa Aviation stakeholder’s convention has kicked off in Kigali with a call on the airline industry to embrace efficiency and innovation to boost connectivity on continent
More than 20 Japanese investors and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) representatives are expected to jet into the country today to explore investments opportunities and strategic partnerships ahead of the World Economic forum Africa (WEF) summit in Kigali next week.
The second edition of the annual Rwanda Cycling Cup will cost an estimated Rwf70 million, the organisers, Rwanda Cycling Federation, have revealed. The federation president, Aimable Bayingana made the announcement during a press conference held at Classic Hotel in Kicukiro on Thursday.
Ahead of Saturday’s tie against Gicumbi FC, Police coach Andre Casa Mbungo has admitted that his team is out of the race for the league title.
Following their nomination for one of the most prestigious music awards in the region, Groove Awards, Alarm Ministries are optimistic to emerge among the winners.
When the Genocide against the Tutsi broke out in 1994, Jean Claude Yvan Akirimari, alias Engineer Kibuza, was only four years old. They had been living peacefully in Kigali but on the fateful day the Genocide started, they had to flee.
When television personality Ken Eugene Anangwe started reading news at Contact FM in 2008, he knew that he was making a difference and playing his part in contributing to the collection and dissemination of news.
Her voice is popular on morning radio shows; her face has been spotted many times on stage and even in night clubs. She is a deejay, emcee, dancer, actress, radio presenter and so much more.
According to a story published on Monday in Uganda’s Daily Monitor, residents of Kitezi, a Wakiso suburb, woke up to the shock of their lives after a woman set her matrimonial home aflame, killing two of her children.
Ivomerere, a unique automated irrigation system, saw 22-year-old Rosine Mwiseneza win the top honour and take home a Rwf2 million cheque, a laptop, a Samsung phone and an IPad Air in prizes at the recently concluded Ms. Geek 2016 competition.
The month of May 2016 opens on a high note for Rwanda. The country is hosting the African chapter of the World Economic Forum, dubbed WEF Africa 2016. That Rwanda was chosen to host this high level international event sends out a strong signal both to the delegates and the...
The African elephants are dying -- one every 17 minutes. This calculates to about 80 elephants slaughtered daily, and 30,000 every year. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) estimates that less than 500,000 African elephants remain in the wild, down from at least three million.
Irrigation development in Rwanda is critical in ensuring that the nation attains the set EDPRSII target of 8.5% growth in Agriculture that will in turn boost the overall national GDP. In the preceding year (2014-15), the growth of agriculture has been depressed at 4.5% thus threatening the achievement of the twin goals of poverty reduction and economic growth.
Ever encountered a child who exhibited an intrinsic motivation to learn, explore and had an intense persistence and need to prove themselves?
Aristotle, the famous philosopher, had it that:“Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.” The truth universally acknowledged is that many of us have had, at some point in our lives, a wonderful teacher: one...
As the Zika virus continues to spread through the Americas - and with hundreds of imported cases in the United States - here’s what everyone needs to know about the virus and their risk.
In the wake of the recent incident when Congolese musician Papa Wemba slumped and died on stage during a performance in Ivory Coast, the media has been awash with condolence messages from fans as well criticisms of the way the emergency was handled.