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Producers seek solutions for power, water woes

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They have complained about fluctuations in power and water supply, as well as high power and water bills for long. Consultations have been held with the government and other stakeholders over time to get a remedy, but no concrete solution is in sight yet.

Bugesera's top farmer started with Rwf700,000, now makes Rwf10m

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Those who met him about 10 years ago, remember him as a sharpener of young minds; a model teacher. Over that period he moulded hundreds of tender minds that went through his hands at Kamabare Primary School in Bugesera District.

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Team Rwanda eye home advantage

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Team Rwanda Cycling is seeking to benefit from home advantage during the upcoming African Mountain Bike Continental Championships slated for May 8-10 in Musanze.

Nishimwe, Iribagiza shine at Africa Youth Championships

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Rwanda Athletics Federation has commended athletes Beatha Nishimwe and Honorine Iribagiza who won gold and bronze medals respectively at the Africa Youth Athletics Championships which was held from April 23-26 at Maryse Justin Stadium in Mauritius.

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Meet Mbabazi, Rwanda's rising film star

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Fast-rising film star, Philbert Aime Mbabazi is the co-founder of Kalinga Wave Pictures, a local film production company, located at Kigali City Tower, (KCT).

Injyana Ensembles to perform at CLA

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Injyana Ensembles is set to perform classical Jazz pieces at the Christian Life Assembly Church, (CLA) in Nyarutarama on Sunday, May 3.

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Touring the familiar: A walk through Nyamirambo

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It’s said that no visit to Kigali is complete without a foray into the bustling, multi-cultural hub of Nyamirambo. A visit to this noisy neighbourhood exposes a first time visitor to the typical African flair; one of hustle and bustle, color and pungent smells that is somewhat absent in the...

Benjamin Musuhuke is bringing UCLA to Rwanda

Benjamin Musuhuke is a University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) alumnus, from where he attained a master’s degree in African Studies in 2006. Today, he is the Liaison Officer of UCLA-Rwanda, and part of his brief is to coordinate UCLA programs in Rwanda, specifically at the University of Rwanda, College...

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Ms Geek: The mustard seed inspiring girls in ICT

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On 25 April, Ms Geek 2015 will be selected at the second edition of the annual event, which started last year to inspire Rwandan girls to join the male-dominated field of sciences.

Sibo on how Ms Geek competition opened doors to her dream

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Nancy Sibo was the winner of the first ever Ms Geek Rwanda contest held last year. She beat 25 other contestants from various higher learning institutions in Rwanda.

Politicised violence the real danger to democracy in Africa

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The next three years will be election season in the Great Lakes region. This year, Burundi and Tanzania will go to the polls. Next year Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will. In 2017 it will be Rwanda and Kenya’s turn.

South Africa: No country in Africa can afford to live in isolation

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Terrible! As I watched the other day on Facebook, murderous pictures of black people hacking away at other black people on the streets with machetes, I was sick to the stomach, as scenes of similar pictures replayed in my mind, reminding me of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Just nine months after Rwanda was banned from the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations group stage qualifiers for fielding an ineligible player, the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) yet finds itself in a spot of bother with eight players apparently ineligible to feature for the U-23 national team.

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BREAKING THE SILENCE: The Umugore Arumvwa Project

The Umugore Arumvwa (The Woman Is Listened To) Project started in 2013 and is implemented by Rwanda Women’s Network in partnership with CARE Rwanda, with financial support of the European Union, in fie Sectors in Gatsibo District, Eastern Province.

FH Rwanda: Empowering people with disabilities, sowing seeds of hope

Under FH Rwanda’s Health Program component, the organization in collaboration with Free Wheelchair Mission, a US based Mission supporting Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), has initiated a program to support PWDs in different districts of Rwanda with 550 wheelchairs.

Rwanda on track towards achieving environmental sustainability

Rwanda is globally recognized for her sustained efforts to protect the environment in order to ensure sustainable development, with major policies and strategies implemented by the Government through different institutions including Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA).

Skills Development Project: Accelerating vocational, technical skills training

Over 6000 youth have so far acquired skills from vocational schools funded by the Skills Development Fund (SDF), one of the three components of the Skills Development Project (SDP); an initiative being implemented by the Workforce Development Authority (WDA).

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New term: Why your child must first have a medical examination

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On Monday, April 20, most schools in the country officially opened for second term. A number of students carried heavy suitcases containing new books, pens and clothes among other things to ensure their comfort at school.

Why I'm passionate about teaching

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When I was still a student at high school, my dream was to study law at the university because at that time it was considered as one of the most prestigious arts courses. Lawyers were regarded highly and the law profession was synonymous with wealth.

Nutrition: Why those dietary pills may come in handy?

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Esperance Karungi, a mother of two and resident of Nyagatare town, Eastern province, has several tins of food supplements in her house.Occasionally while conversing with her, she will stop to swallow one of the pills.

Ubugali: An affordable source of energy, protein

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Cassava flour locally known as ubugali is one of Rwanda’s staple food. According to nutritionists, the food which is generally affordable has many health benefits.