President Paul Kagame has said much of Rwanda’s socio-economic progress was achieved by taking calculated risks and embracing homegrown and unconventional solutions as the country embarked on the transformation path.
The United Kingdom envoy for post-holocaust issues in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Sir Eric Pickles, has described Rwanda as “a living monument for tolerance and bringing people together” after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
The Government has tabled a Bill before Parliament that seeks to regulate the business of providing warehouse services and value certificates for stored agricultural produce in a move that is poised to boost commodities exchange in...
It is exactly a year since Marc Holtzman was unveiled as Board Chairman of Bank of Kigali. In an exclusive interview with The New Times’ Peterson Tumwebaze last week, Holtzman discussed the bank’s up-coming 50th anniversary...
Co-curricular activities are an integral part of the learning process. They are more vibrant and rewarding in a school set-up when they are timetabled, viewed as normal lessons, and when all the learners are involved in...
The 2017 World Bank Doing Business Report has ranked Rwanda 2nd in Africa after Mauritius. And globally, Rwanda has improved six places ranking 56th out of 190 countries. The latest World Bank report was released Tuesday.
An initiative that seeks to enhance consumer protection and promote responsible financing has been launched in Kigali. The second phase of the Responsible Finance through Local Leadership and Learning programme also seeks to promote financial transparency in the microfinance industry.
Bankers and financial sector experts have lauded the swift action by National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) to reassure the public, particularly Crane Bank customers, after it emerged that Uganda’s central bank had taken over its parent company, Crane Bank Uganda. The experts say the fast reaction by BNR was instrumental...
The head of the local football governing body has insisted that the federation will not be rushed into naming a new national team head coach – to replace Johnny McKinstry – saying the issue will not be dealt with before May, 2017.
Etincelles FC head coach Emmanuel Ruremesha has issued a message of patience to fans, saying that he wants to turn the club into a consistently winning side, but warned that may take time to come.
When Jacques Nkinzingabo applied to attend Rwanda Unseen, a photo exhibition in Ravensburg, Germany, in September, he had no idea that he would end up touring four countries.
Budding and established filmmakers in Rwanda, last week, underwent an intensive filmmaking course to equip them with film production skills.
Olive Uwamariya is a Gender Activist while her Hubby George Kinyera works in an Advertising Agency. The couple met through a mutual friend in 2010 and two years later walked down the aisle.
I’m not a big Beyonce fan but I respect her all the more now. She and her Destiny’s Child bandmates had a string of hits years ago including Bills, Bills, Bills, Independent Women and Survivor. Google them if this is News to you.
October 15 marked the International Day of Rural Women, and Rwanda, together with the rest of the world, celebrated the achievements in this aspect and sought to find solutions to the challenges women in rural areas face.
21-year-old Ange Sonia Rugwiro is the Guild President of Akilah Institute. The third year student of Information Systems believes in leading a goal-oriented path and keeping an open mind towards new experiences. She had a chat with Women Today’s Donah Mbabazi.
‘Look before you leap”, was the sage advice that writers at The Economist gave us Africans. Never mind the fact that the very same writers called Africa ‘The Hopeless Continent’ in the year 2000 and then went straight the other way and called the very same continent ‘The Hopeful Continent’...
The launch early this month of unmanned aircraft to deliver life-saving medical supplies may not have raised ripples but I think it was remarkable. If the drones can save one life – and word is that the one already launched is giving a good account of itself – where the...
The Participation Programme is a complement to UNESCO’s regular activities which facilitates the implementation of national, sub-regional, inter-regional and regional projects submitted by Member States and NGOs directly related to the activities of the Organization.
The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) wishes to request all employers having staff who have benefited from the student loans scheme from 1980 to comply with the law nÂº 44/2015 of 14/09/2015 governing the student loans and bursaries.
Co-curricular activities are an integral part of the learning process. They are more vibrant and rewarding in a school set-up when they are timetabled, viewed as normal lessons, and when all the learners are involved in one way or the other.
Last Friday evening was one of joyful laughter and celebration for parents as they witnessed 17 of their little ones complete three years of free nursery education at Little Flowers, a charity nursery school in Kigali.
Coping with disability can be really hard, especially if the affected person was not born with it, and that is exactly what befell Peter Nyankiko and his wife, Venantie Mukanziza, residents of Bibare Cell, Kimironko Sector in Gasabo District when they became blind at the age of eight.
Just like good nutrition, a daily body massage is important in ensuring a healthy infant’s growth and development.