NGO takes menstrual hygiene drive to Kicukiro-based school

Health Development Initiative (HDI), conducted a sensitisation drive at Kagarama Secondary School to raise awareness on women’s menstrual cycle and mostly to break the taboos surrounding menstruation.

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How Rwanda can solve affordable housing challenge

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The Kigali city authority last week said providing affordable housing is one of the key priorities now. City of Kigali mayor Monique Mukaruliza said the authority is seeking ways to avail affordable housing to city residents.

Gicumbi farmers reap big from cooperative farming, marketing

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Claudine Musabyimana gestures as if to emphasise a point. A moment later, she picks a seedling, plants it in a hole and gently fills the hole with soil. She repeats the routine as a group of curious farmers keenly observe the exercise.

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Chess Olympiad 2016: National team takes shape

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At end of the final round nine on Sunday, Candidate Masters (CMs) Godfrey Kabera and Alexis Ruzigura dominated qualifiers for the open section of the national team for the 2016 Chess Olympiad.

Amavubi preps up for Mozambique tie

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The national football team, Amavubi have shifted focus to the 2017 Africa Nations Cup qualifier against Mozambique slated for June 4 at Amahoro National Stadium.

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New movie to showcase Rwanda's progress in the works

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A new documentary film to showcase the progress Rwanda has made over the last 22 years is in the pipeline. “Ishema Ryacu” is a brainchild of veteran actor and film director Dennis Nsanzamahoro, one of the outstanding members of the local film industry, under his film company Cinematic Productions Ltd.

[PHOTOS] Mani Martin, Myko Ouma thrill revellers at Kigali Jazz Junction

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It was an evening of fun and good music as Ugandan jazz maestro Michael “Myko” Ouma and Rwandan singer Mani Martin mesmerised revellers during the 7th edition of the Kigali Jazz Junction which took place at Kigali Serena Hotel on Friday evening.

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How local artists came of age at WEF

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“They told me what songs to sing but for me I don’t like those things. I know my job and what kind of songs to sing but they told me to sing particular songs,” explains Hope Irakoze, one of the few local performers lucky to perform for guests at the...

I'm buying a 'moto'

If you have a cool motorbike that you don’t use or just want to give away, let your girl know. Or if you know a place where I can get a good deal, let me know as well. I’m ready to buy one. Saving for a car is taking longer...

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Property wrangles: When in-laws turn against the widow

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When Josephine Mukahigiro lost her husband last year, all she wanted was solace; especially from those she called ‘family.’ Little did she know that her in-laws, the relatives she had so lovingly invited and welcomed into her home, would only add to the already daunting pain she felt.

Kabagema marks three decades of success in fashion

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Josephine Kabagema, also known as Josée, is a Rwandan model based in France. In an industry that many have deemed ‘unfruitful’, Kabagema has beaten the odds and proved that modelling can be as rewarding as any other profession.

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Structural transformation and green industrialisation

Last week, we launched in Kigali three reports, namely the Economic Report on Africa (ERA) on “Greening Industrialisation”, a think piece on “Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa” and the Rwanda Country Profile.

Argentina's eternal debt problem

CAMBRIDGE – Argentina recently emerged from nearly 15 years of the most litigious sovereign default in modern times, if not ever. Now it has the opportunity to reenter the global financial system and build a more stable and prosperous future. It is a chance that the country must be careful...

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Editorial Cartoon

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Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA) has called for collective and inclusive responsibilities to ensure sustainable environment management in the country.

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Notice of amalgamation of Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited with BRD Commercial Bank Limited

Notice of amalgamation of Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited with BRD Commercial Bank Limited.

Cause of Humanity Drives Rwanda Peacekeeping Interventions

The scorching sun of the desert could pound their young innocent bodies with strong persistent radiance of heat. The hot sand, with fast conduction through to the ground-spread canvas could hardly allow any good amount of concentration.

Milestones and opportunities Rwanda Energy Policy strategic targets

For a sustainable economic growth, energy Sector has to be reinforced as a pillar of development.

Rwanda Standards Board Promoting Locally Made Products

Standards provide the reference framework and basis for comparison of products. Standards facilitate trade by enhancing product performance,safety, productivity and customer confidence in the product or service.

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Are schools losing the war on drug abuse?

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Despite the stringent measures in place to curb substance abuse, many teenagers continue to engage in the vice. Some students are reported to go as far as hiding drugs in toilets, bathrooms, behind classrooms, while others jump over school fences in search of drugs.

How to make the most of your internship

With classes and exams wrapping up at most colleges and universities in the coming weeks, many students will turn their attention to various jobs and internships. While some students anticipate that their internships will be exciting, interesting, and meaningful opportunities that lead to deepening interest and directly benefit their future...

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The good and bad in shisha smoking

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Perched on high stools, they laugh out loud. The mood is cheerful as four men probably in their early 20s, inhale from long pipes standing on a table in their midst. Scented smoke hits your nose as you get closer to them.

How to deal with impacted teeth

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Impacted teeth generally feel uncomfortable and hurtful while growing. However, as one gets older the pain diminishes although some people may still find them quite unpleasant.

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