US envoy to South Korea attacked with razor

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The US ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert, has been slashed by a political extremist armed with a razor at a function in Seoul where he was to give a lecture.

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Huye co-operative donates 20 hybrid cows to Cyili residents

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Koaruki Imanzi co-operative has donated hybrid cows worth Rwf5 million to some disadvantaged 20 residents of Cyili Village in Huye District, a move that will provide the beneficiaries a sustainable source of income to improve their livelihoods.

KCB Bank 2014 profit up by 18%

Kenya-based Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) Group, the mother company of KCB Bank Rwanda, posted an 18 per cent growth in full-year pre-tax profit last year.

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APR, AS Kigali in stalemate

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Results AS Kigali 0-0 APR Rayon Sports 0-0 Isonga Police 2-0 Sunrise Table leaders APR were held to a goalless draw by a determined AS Kigali side in a lacklustre National Football League encounter at the Kigali regional stadium yesterday.

Ndamukunda targets sub-zonal qualifiers

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National beach volleyball player Flavien Ndamukunda is aiming to finish in top two at the sub-zonal qualifiers for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

German film festival kicks off in Kigali

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Four days after the Japanese Film festival ended at the Goethe-Institut, Germans have started screening their own at the same venue.

Christopher to launch Agatima video

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R&B singer Christopher Muneza has started shooting the video for the song, Agatima. The video for the track which is off the singer’s second album is being shot in Kigali and is directed by KINA Music. The project started this week, on Monday, and it is expected to conclude next...

Ndahiriwe: Student of business administration with burning passion to wear army uniform

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On a Monday evening, as I was heading home, I stopped by Meze Fresh Restaurant in Kimihurura to pick up some food. After packing my order, the manager, Pacifique Ndahiriwe has a question for me: He wants to know how much it costs for his story to be published.

In birds, a teacher discovered second calling to protect nature

Emmanuel Ndaruhutse has been a secondary school teacher of Kinyarwanda and English ever since he was 18. The 29-year-old recently diversified into community-based tourism in Bugesera District as a tour guide and the Vice President of Bugesera Birding Club, locally known as the Terintambwe Tourism Cooperative. Moses Opobo had a...

Uwimana: The primary school dropout who is uplifting vulnerable women

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If at first you don’t succeed, dust yourself and try again. And Fatuma Uwimana did just that.

VIDEO: COCOKI: Home to women who have tailored their way to prosperity

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For many years, 45-year-old Bertha Uwamwiza tried out several businesses including selling perishable foods, but it did not work. However, in 2006, the mother of five ventured into tailoring and it marked her first step to success.

Did you attend another unproductive meeting, again?

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It is not a secret that most of us attend way too many meetings than we care to admit. Case in point; today is Thursday, and chances are that like most blue and white collar professionals in the public, private, and third sectors, many of us have already spent at...

The culture of service as a performance art

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In some cultures, you arrive at a top-class hotel and are met by a group of smiling hotel staff. They greet you by name, even before you enter the hotel. You are ushered in then welcomed by the official host who places a garland around your neck.

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Editorial Cartoon

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A list of all the stalled government projects will be compiled and a deadline to implement them set while those projects whose delay was a result of corruption, public prosecutors will seek legal action.

Towards achieving MDGs targets

FH Rwanda, an international development organization, has been working in partnership with communities and local leadership in priority communities to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger.

Made in Rwanda: Let us consume local to reduce trade deficit

The industrial sector in Rwanda is currently small contributing on average 19.2% of GDP. The Government of Rwanda has however developed an environment that promotes competitiveness and growth in a bid to creating boom for worldwide exporting.

Recruitment of a Technical Advisor to the Rwanda National Investment Trust (RNIT) ltd

1. Background The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning established an independent asset management company the ‘Rwanda National Investment Trust Limited [RNIT Ltd]’ with the aim of promoting assets (fund) management industry.

ISPA: Bringing unique, fast internet connection services

ISPA, the best high speed internet access service provider in Rwanda ofers Unlimited Broadband Internet for both Home and Business users depending on one’s requirements. ISPA is inflencing the service parameters and finalizinga plan to realize desired results on a constant basis.

Why school clubs are very important

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In my former secondary school, it was compulsory for every student to join at least two clubs. The clubs to pick from included the Debating Club, Youth Alive, Young Christian Students and Interact among others.

EFOTEK's miracle vegetable garden

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Parents send their children to school to acquire knowledge and skills. Most schools, however, have been blamed for pumping too many theories into the learners’ minds with very little focus on practical education.

Major diseases you need to routinely test for

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Gustave Kananura, 28, a resident of Kanombe, a Kigali city suburb, confesses that visiting the hospital for a medical engagement is out of the question, unless he is feeling sick.

Epilepsy: Causes and solutions

‘Epilepsy’ means a tendency to have recurrent seizures. A seizure is any abnormal involuntary movement. Normally there are multiple neuronal circuits in the brain which work together for synchronous activity, but because of various reasons, this circuit is sometimes disturbed. This is manifested in the form of abnormal movements of...