Messi RETIRES from international football as Chile retain Copa

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Lionel's Messi's apparent last act in international soccer was to blast his penalty over the bar as Chile won the Copa America for the second successive year following a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Argentina on Sunday. It was the second successive year Chile had beaten Argentina on penalties in...

BRD secures Rwf1.5bn guarantee fund for SMEs

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Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has signed a Rwf1.5 billion guarantee facility with the African Solidarity Fund to support development projects in different sectors of the economy.

Annual international trade fair will focus on quality promotion - PSF official

Local producers, especially small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) have been urged to participate in the forthcoming annual 19th Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) to showcase their products and search for new markets. According to Eric Kabeera, the head of communications and marketing at PSF, the event provides local manufacturers a platform to...

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Messi RETIRES from international football as Chile retain Copa

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Lionel's Messi's apparent last act in international soccer was to blast his penalty over the bar as Chile won the Copa America for the second successive year following a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Argentina on Sunday. It was the second successive year Chile had beaten Argentina on penalties in...

Cycling Cup: Uwizeyimana wins Muhanga-Huye road race

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Team Rwanda and Demission Data rider, Bonaventure Uwizeyimana dominated yesterday’s Road Race of the Cycling National Championship after clocking 2h and 52 minutes and 17 seconds in a distance of 111,3k from Muhanga to Huye.

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Rwanda's Neza signed by Nigerian label

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Upcoming Rwandan singer Patricia Neza Masozera, known by the stage name Neza Da Songbird has signed a recording deal with Nigerian music label MCG Empire.

The return of Ziggy 55, formerly of 'The Brothers'

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In the early 2000’s, The Brothers were arguably one of the popular music groups in Rwanda. Until 2010, they produced songs such as Bya Bihe, Ni Wowe Wenyine and Nyemerera which made the trio a household name.

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What it takes to showcase Rwandan clothing abroad

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“As a company I did it because I want to go to the next level which is international but you can’t say you’re open to the international market without really knowing who is willing to buy those clothes and how they behave and how they really are in their everyday...

We need to save our ancestral music, says Masamba

Masamba Intore is renowned traditional singer, a flair he started at just the age of 16. It is a family brand in a way, since it descends from a long line of ballet masters at the royal court.

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Is parenting on its deathbed?

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“I have to go to work but please clean your room and also help with the dishes,” a parent tells her teenage daughter who is on school holiday. But the response is astonishing.

Self-motivation will push you to achieve your dream - Kate Bashabe

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Rwanda’s fashion industry is referred to by some as ‘a baby learning how to walk’. Though shaky, as it is with many other fields, 25-year-old Kate Bashabe refuses to be daunted by the bumps in the creative industry, and is slowly making her way to the top of the fashion...

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Barrel of the Pen: Rwanda's armed intellectuals

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‘I want to start by thanking the chairperson for her generous introduction. I’m humbled. Today, I want to talk to you about peace, security, and justice using a conceptual framework I have developed on contemporary security threats and how law enforcement authorities can respond in a timely manner,” the panellist...

AU has achieved much more than changing ‎name

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As the build-up for the countdown of the 27thAfrican Union Summit to be held in Kigali continues, it’s quite important to look back to some of the organisation’s commendable achievements in recent years.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Police Football Club have sacked their head coach Andre Casa Mbungo after a run of poor results that has seen the club end the season empty-handed.

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Introducing Tecno Mobile Camon C9

There have been a lot of stories and speculations going around about the anticipated Tecno Mobile Camon C9 that’s believed to be hitting the market next month if not in the next few days to come. The truth is the C9 is a lot of things and on this articles we intend to go deep to try and understand why everyone is talking about this phone and hope we will be able to clear the air with all these speculations and rumors.

Rwanda joins UNHCR to mark World Refugee Day 2016

With record-high numbers of refugees-including in Rwanda which is today hosting more refugees than ever before in its history-countries around the world join the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in paying tribute to the strength and resilience of millions of refugee families on World Refugee Day. Internationally commemorated on 20 June each year, it is a time to show support and solidarity for refugees-who are just average people like you and me living in extraordinary circumstances beyond their control.

Plan International’s Response to Refugee Emergency in Rwanda

Plan International is an independent global child rights organization committed to supporting vulnerable and marginalized children and their communities to be free from poverty. We strive for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

ADRA Rwanda: Impacting the lives of refugees in Rwanda

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. Through an international network, ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 130 countries-regardless of their ethnicity, political affiliation, or religious association. By partnering with communities, organizations, and Governments, ADRA is able to improve the quality of life of millions of people through its programs.

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Having more women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics vital for national development agenda - Dr Tschol

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In a development that first emerged when President Paul Kagame first met with Neil Turok, the founder of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences – Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI), the government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Education signed a partnership agreement with the latter to bring operations to Rwanda.

54 graduate from Kepler

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Last Saturday, 54 students of Kepler, a Kigali-based programme, were awarded diplomas and degrees in various disciplines.

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Obesity: Why is it on an upward trend?

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In the olden days, obesity was common among old people. As they complained about the pain and complications caused by this lifestyle condition, young one’s looked on with an assumption that danger was miles away.

Want to cut off that extra pound? Here is how to go about it

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On a typical Friday afternoon, meeting groups of people jogging and packed fitness centres is a common sight around Kigali. Whereas for some it’s purely fun, this Friday gig is actually part of the government’s drive to encourage mass sports and exercise in a bid to promote healthy living.