Electoral commission explains things every voter must know before voting

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It’s seven days before Rwandans head to their polling stations to choose who will lead them for the next seven years. While the candidates traverse all corners of the country canvassing for votes, there are things that every voter needs to know before Election Day. The New Times’ Nasra Bishumba...

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Winner of Rwf8 million in Tigo promo to start a small-scale business

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friday, July 21 started like any other day for Delphine Nyirangirimana Irangaza. However, by dusk the life the primary school teacher had significantly changed as she had become a millionaire, thanks to Tigo.

Gold rises to a six-week high as US dollar hits a 13-month low

BENGALURU – Gold rose for a second day yesterday, hitting a six-week high as the dollar dropped to a 13-month low after the US Federal Reserve indicated it would keep to a slow path of monetary tightening.

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Volleyball coach buoyant ahead of Zone V tourney

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The women’s national volleyball team coach Jean Marie Nsengiyumva is confident Rwanda will qualify for the 2017 African Nations Cup, which will be held in the Cameroonian capital of Yaoundé from October 7-14.

Malian striker Tamboura joins Rayon

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Rayon Sports on Thursday welcomed Malian striker Alassane Tamboura as the club’s latest signing from the West African country. According to Rayon Sports secretary general, Olivier Gakwaya, the 21-year-old will have a “few days” to train with his soon-to-be teammates before penning a two-year contract.

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Charly & Nina set to release Mfata video

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Rwanda’s fast rising female duo Charly & Nina are set to premiere the video of their latest song Mfata on Friday, July 28 at People nightclub in Kacyiru.

I have what it takes to win Miss World, says Iradukunda

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Miss Rwanda Elsa Iradukunda is gearing up for the Miss World beauty pageant slated for November 18 in Shenzhen, China.

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Meet Nyiramandwa, the 107-year-old who loves to attend Kagame's campaign rallies

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The107-year-old woman recently became a social media sensation after she was photographed greeting and whispering to an attentive incumbent President Paul Kagame on one of his campaign rallies.

Friends of Jesus to celebrate 20th anniversary

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Friends of Jesus choir at Kigali English Church (Seventh Day Adventist) in Kibagabaga will celebrate their 20th anniversary at Kigali Convention Centre on August 19.

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Duhozanye: The seed that sprouted into fruits of women empowerment in Gisagara

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Pauline Nyiramahirwe was orphaned when she was a toddler. Today, the 24-year-old has no vivid recollection of the incidents that led to her parents’ death.

Karangwa on her initiative to help low-income mothers

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Lulu Karangwa is the founder of Childcare at Workplace Organisation (CWO).

Political space, democracy; not in theory but a reality

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Rwandans are getting rather used to malicious reports which always come out at a time they are set to celebrate their achievements. This situation can’t distract a resilient people with a visionary leadership.

2017 elections: Unity in diversity

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The second week of campaigns was characterised by a huge turn up of Rwandans, and being an early riser and thus turned up early at most venues, I witnessed first-hand the zeal by Rwandans, especially the rural folk who attend President Kagame’s rallies .

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Editorial Cartoon

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Business establishments that fail to pay artists’ royalties will face legal action in line with the 2009 law on intellectual property, officials have warned.

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Twenty three years of transforming Rwanda’s aviation industry

For the last twenty three years, Rwanda’s pragmatic and visionary leadership has sustained a secure and generally conducive fiscal atmosphere to enable a vibrant national economy and the vivid growth of social cohesion and development of the citizenry.

Bad grades: How best should parents give feedback?

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Students will soon be breaking off for holidays, and as the tradition, each will be given a report card indicating how they have performed. Also in these report cards will be remarks on the child’s general conduct at school.

Reduce the pressure on teachers to promote efficiency

To say that the teaching profession is demanding is quite an understatement. In any one teaching day, you not only teach overcrowded classes, but must also manage behavior, plan lessons, separate fights, assess learning, counsel students, write reports, mark books, do lunch duty, tidy classrooms, create resources, deal with bureaucracy,...

Why it's important to be truthful

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Truthfulness is the greatest and most important of all human virtues. Truthfulness means to speak the truth habitually. A truthful man will never tell a lie. He always says what he means. He acts as he says.

Activities that will make children's holiday tick

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There are a number of activities children engage in every holiday. Some of those activities include playing different games and sports, visiting different recreational centres and amusement parks, as well as visiting libraries to read books and use computers, among others.

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