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RwandAir opens Cotonou route, pledges more connections

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Rwanda's national flag carrier RwandAir has re-assured the business community on its new drive to enhance connectivity and efficiency to boost trade. The airline said it will relentlessly continue opening new destinations to facilitate the ease of doing business and movement across Africa and beyond.

Danish fish feed production plant to open shop in Rwanda

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Danish company Aller Aqua, a global fish feed producer with more than 50 years of experience, is set to open shop in Rwanda. Speaking to The New Times on Wednesday, Dr. Tom Abeles, a consultant working with the company said the move is aimed at supporting Rwanda to realize the...

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DR Congo's Onya, Indondo dominate Rwanda Tennis Open

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Democratic Republic of Congo's Nancy Onya beat Kenya's Shufa Changawa in three sets in the final to win the 2016 Rwanda Tennis Open women title on Sunday at Amahoro National Stadium outdoor tennis courts in Remera, Kigali.

White Clouds CC retain Computer Point T20 title

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White Clouds Cricket Club were yesterday crowned champions of this year’s Computer Point T20 tournament for a record fourth successive year after defeating archrivals Queens of Victory by 9 wickets in the final played at Kicukiro cricket ground.

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2face Idibia's concert flops

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Event organisers and music promoters in Rwanda will have to rethink their strategies and planning skills, if two major events that were scheduled over the weekend in Kigali are anything to go by.

Musician Lilian Mbabazi talks music, life and relationships

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She’s one of the finest East African singers, and just when we think Lilian Mbabazi has had it all, she keeps proving us wrong by being bigger and better. “The more you sing life, the better you get at it. It’s like a work out,” Her fruity voice echoes through...

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MY WEDDING: We agreed to abstain until marriage, says Nibomari

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Elvis Nibomari, a research officer at the Office of the Government spokesperson and his wife Liliane Umukobwa first met in 2011 at University church in town. A friendship developed which later resulted into marriage 4 years later. The couple talked to Sunday Times’ Donah Mbabazi about their love story.

Rwandans should own their culture – Rugamba

Raoul Rugamba is the Managing Director for Hobe Agency and is also a producer of Hobe Rwanda projects that was part of the team that organised the Rwanda Day. The 27 year old talked to Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa on his thoughts about the tourism and hospitality industry in the...

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[VIDEO]: Aspire Rwanda gives vulnerable girls wings to fly

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Last week,over 50 girls graduated from Aspire Rwanda. These are girls who dropped out of school due to financial constraints and unwanted pregnancies, among other causes.

Meet Uwase, the young woman making spaghetti from Rwanda's tasty sweet potatoes

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Larissa Uwase is a co-founder of Carl Group, an agricultural-based organisation that aims at adding value to different agricultural products. The firm hopes to produce and introduce many nutritious products made from local crops on the market in a bid to improve the health of Rwandans.

Mr President, they are hearing but are they listening?

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As part of his trip to the United Nations, President Paul Kagame stopped at Yale University in New Haven Connecticut last week to give a talk. As intellectual tradition goes, Yale is ideologically to the centre-left and Harvard to the centre-right of the American political discourse on matters of governance.

Co-operation in international development key part of Rwanda-UK relationship

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As the UK's newly appointed Minister for Africa at the Department for International Development, I am honoured to be visiting Rwanda so early in my tenure.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda remains one of the African countries that, over the years, have lagged behind in the sports sector.

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Nyamagabe District: Committed to accelerating social-economic development

Situated in the south-west, Nyamagabe is one of the 8 districts that comprise the Southern Province. It is surrounded by the districts of Karongi and Ruhango in the North, Nyanza and Huye on the East, Nyaruguru in the South, Rusinzi and Nyamasheke on the West.

SORAS is a reliable insurer - Abiyingoma

Abiyingoma Aimable speaks with an aura of joy and satisfaction. A joy derived from the recent total repair of his vehicle and put back to the road after an accident.

African leaders insist universal jurisdiction should not be abused in any way

The purpose of Committee of Intelligence and Security Services of Africa (CISSA) is to assist the African Union and all its institutions, in effectively addressing the seemingly intractable security challenges, confronting the continent.

For a healthy, wealthy, productive population

From the medical insurance scheme, strengthening of health centers, building capacities of medical professionals, empowering community health workers, among other initiatives, the Ministry of health has continued to characterize the epitome of liberation of the people of Rwanda.

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Why university freshers should not miss orientation

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A week ago most universities in Rwanda opened doors to new students for the first academic year. For the first one or two weeks, the culture has been that these higher institutions of learning orient freshers about university life before normal classes kickoff.The practice is also believed to help naive...

Meet 60-year-old Batamuliza, a passionate teacher and farmer

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To many people Jennifer Batamuliza Kyakwita is just a teacher but to young people, she is a counselor, a mother and a mentor. At 60, Batamuliza continues to be instrumental in various school activities such as debates. Her reason is simple; the best way to give young people proper education...

Family planning: Why are women shunning contraceptives?

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Although most Rwandans have embraced family planning to ensure healthy and manageable families, it is not yet time to celebrate.

Foods you should eat when sick

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The human body relies on its immune system to fend off infections. To replenish this mechanism, a supply of vital nutrients is needed on a routine basis.