Crystal Telecom counter rakes in Rwf271m on the bourse

Crystal Telecom was the only active counter yesterday and pushed over 3.76 million shares in seven deals worth Rwf270.7 million in total turnover during the trading session, the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) daily market report indicates. The counter closed at Rwf72, gaining Rwf2 in value after spending weeks trading at...

Grain council calls for sensitisation on rules of origin

The Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC) Rwanda has called for more sensitisation about rules of origin policies between regional blocs to ensure local traders understand them to benefit from the proposed Tripartite Free Trade Area (TFTA).


Rwasamanzi cautions APR ahead of tricky Gicumbi tie


APR interim coach Yves Rwasamanzi has warned his players to expect a tough test when they take on Gicumbi in the Azam Rwanda Premier league this afternoon at Kigali Regional stadium.

Tour du Rwanda preps: Les Amis Sportifs wins Kivu belt race


Rwamagana-based cycling team Les Amis Sportif emerged the overall winners of the Kivu belt race yesterday to kick off their final preparations for this year’s Tour de Rwanda.


Mombasa’s matatus, ‘bad forex bureaus’ and Chris Brown


When I heard that American singer Chris Brown was coming to East Africa, I knew that I had to attend the show. What I didn’t know was how. You see, the show was in Mombasa, Kenya and if you glance at the map, it doesn’t necessarily seem like a stone-throw...

We need to sustain the Rwandan culture, says traditional singer Munyakazi


24-year-old Deo Munyakazi plays the Izita, also known as the Inanga which is an instrument that is made up of strings and wood with pentatonic scale.


I still write love letters to my wife, says George Kinyera


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.

Ladies, do you belong to the 'other room?'

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.

What does the future hold for the rural woman?


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.

Girls need to explore their potential, says Akilah Institute’s Guild President


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.

Dear East Africans, pride should be cushioned by efficiency


Social media seems to have closed a gap that traditional media was reluctant to seal. A few years back, I used to whine a lot about how events happening in another country within the region deserved to be given serious attention by the traditional media in the individual East African...

EDITORIAL: African leaders need to drive reforms in the AU

President Kagame this week released a list of nine eminent personalities to help turn around the beleaguered African Union (AU) Commission.


Editorial Cartoon


Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump refused to guarantee he would accept the US presidential election result if he lost, in an unprecedented undermining of democracy that throws into question the peaceful transition of power.


World Food Day 2016: Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too

This year’s observance of the World Food Day (WFD) in Rwanda is being celebrated today 20 October in Huye District, Gishamvu Sector in the Southern Province.

World Food day concept from IFAD: Eradicating rural poverty in Rwanda

In Rwanda about one in four rural households lives in extreme poverty and Agriculture remains the backbone of the economy, accounting for one third of 33% of the total GDP in 2014.

FAO Rwanda reinforces climate-change resilience, improving agriculture productivity

Every year in October over 150 countries celebrate the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations through marking the World Food Day


To mark World Food Day, the World Food Programme (WFP) is highlighting the need for bold and constructive partnerships between governments, businesses and organizations that will create the requisite momentum towards achieving Zero Hunger and shaping a brighter future for millions of children.


University of Rwanda's students with disabilities worry about future of their education

A group of students with disabilities at the University of Rwanda’s College of Education (UR-CE) has expressed concern about their future after their registration and accommodation facilitation was scrapped.

Why every school should encourage academic seminars


In my former school, every end of the year candidates used to hold an extraordinary joint discussion - an academic initiative whereby the school invited a sister school for a revision seminar.

Rwandans urged to join Breast Cancer Awareness drive

On Saturday, the fourth edition of an awareness walk against breast cancer will be held as part of continued efforts against the disease.

HPV brings with it more than cervical cancer


The months of September, October and November on the Health Calendar are dedicated to raising awareness about various cancers that continue to plague human kind.