President Kagame met with His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Kingdom of the Netherlands during his working visit to The Netherlands yesterday.
The WOrld Bank has concluded that the pulse of sub-Sahara African economies is weak and slashed growth prospects for the year from 4.6 per cent seen in 2014 to 3.7 per cent on account of negative...
Rwanda is among the six African nations that have improved remarkably in the Ibrahim Index of African Governance 2015 report.
The East African Community (EAC) is looking into the adoption of a common education protocol to ease movement of learners and teachers within the region.
Attempts by the government to diversify the economy beyond the traditional sectors and industries could present a growth opportunity for the Rwandan creative industry.
AT LEAST 18 businesses will this week be closed down over tax defaulting, Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) has said. The crackdown, according to Aimable Kayigi, the commissioner in charge of domestic taxes at RRA, seeks to hold tax defaulters accountable and increase tax compliance.
Manufacturers and dealers in cosmetics have lauded government’s move to tighten the law regarding the production, distribution and trade of cosmetics in the country.
Prices of Irish potatoes continue to go up in and around Kigali, a mini market survey by Business Times has revealed.
After losing the opening game of the FIBA Zone V Club Championships against Burundi’s Berco Stars on Sunday at Amahoro indoor stadium, Ubumwe coach Charles Mushumba has urged his players to learn from the loss ahead of today’s clash against KCCA of Uganda.
Police FC coach Andre Cassa Mbungo has admitted that his team needs to start performing consistently if they are to be able to not only challenge but win the Azam Rwanda Premier League title.
A group of nine students from Nyundo School of Music returned home on Sunday after a successful tour of Canada where they performed and visited several music colleges. The students performed at Axis Mundi Harvest, one of the biggest music festivals in Canada.
For the first time ever, a magician performed in Rwanda on Friday evening. Dubbed the International Magic Night, the show was a combination of magic and comedy.
Oh great, here comes another wedding. Here comes another opportunity for my narrow-minded relatives to torture me with direct and indirect questions about when I’m planning to take ‘the next step.’
Just the other day I found myself in a bit of a situation when an enraged friend of mine expressed how irritated she was with people that text while on a motorcycle.
“A part of me is broken every time I walk out of the house to go to work. The endless goodbye kisses from my little ones bring tears to my eyes, the guilt and fear of what might happen to them while I’m away takes over me but I can...
Fiona Mbabazi has worked for radio and television for years. She started out in Kenya and came to Rwanda and has graced the national television since. She spoke to Nasra Bishumba about the choice of her career and her plans for the future.
Humans are experts at packing a lot of meaning in a few words and passing them on to successive generations far beyond where they were first coined.
The police have broken a syndicate that imports counterfeit Johnny Walker whiskies on a large scale. The fact is that there are many counterfeit goods on our streets points to two things; laxity or poor surveillance and inspection policies, and the love for cheap products by members of society.
Exports are of fundamental importance to the achievement of every country’s economic growth and poverty reduction. The Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) has set ambitious export targets, making every effort to increase and sustain exports to both regional and international markets.
Every year, on the 15th of September, the world celebrates the International-al Day of Democracy (IDD). These celebrations have been held annually around the world since 2007, when the United Nations General Assembly marked September 15 as the International Day of Democracy.
For almost 100 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries as the world’s leading independent organization for children, with a vision of a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.
With three months left for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to give place to the Sustainable development Goals (SDGs), Lamin M. Manneh, the UNDP Resident Representative and United Nations Resident Coordinator for Rwanda calls upon all African leaders to take action and put in place policies that will facilitate the smooth implementation of SDGs.
Recently, one of UK’s biggest graduate recruiters Ernst & Young announced that it would be scrapping the degree classification from its entry criteria. To arrive at the decision, the accountancy firm found no evidence linking success at university with achievement in later life and as such the hiring process could...
Shadia Kagina, an S4 student at White Dove Girls’ School (WDGS), wants to become a software engineer. In an increasingly technological world, it won’t be hard for her to find space in the labour market. However, it is no secret that the career she aspires to embrace is male-dominated.
Mild and soft, gentle on your skin, lasts longer, keeps germs away from your body! These are some of the slogans that soap manufacturers are splashing across various media platforms to attract customers.
When Vestine Nirere, 26, a resident of Nyakinama village in Musanze District, had her first birth, she was shocked to learn that the child was not as normal as other children. The child was born with a condition called clubfoot.