The government has secured a $50 million (about Rwf39.1 billion) credit facility from the African development Bank (AfDB) to finance the third phase of the Skills, Employability and Entrepreneurship programme (SEEP111). The programme seeks to reduce...
Authorities in Germany are holding a Rwandan Genocide fugitive previously thought to be holed up in the southwestern Pacific Ocean nation of New Zealand.
For many years Viateur Hitabatuma worked as a casual labourer at construction sites to earn a living. He had flimsy hope of ever moving out of such a menial job.
Religious leaders have been urged to play an active role in promoting child adoption in order to end the issue of homeless children in Rwandan society.
Statistics from the central bank indicate that the local insurance sector continues to register considerable growth in terms of total assets and capitalisation.
A priest has been killed in an attack by two armed men at his church in a suburb of Rouen in northern France. The attackers entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during Mass, taking the priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, 84, and four other people hostage.
The government has secured a $50 million (about Rwf39.1 billion) credit facility from the African development Bank (AfDB) to finance the third phase of the Skills, Employability and Entrepreneurship programme (SEEP111). The programme seeks to reduce skills mismatch in the labour market, promote innovative, entrepreneurial development, among others.
This year’s Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) has attracted close to 420 exhibitors from 17 countries, a marginal increase from 408 companies last year. Of these 271 are local exhibitors, while foreign firms are 148, Stephen Ruzibiza, the Private Sector Federation (PSF) chief executive officer, said.
After frustrating host Rwanda in the FIBA U18 Africa Championship game over the weekend, Malian youth basketball coach KabaKante has set his sight on finishing at the podium.
Angola and Egypt have become the first teams to reach the quarter-finals of the 2016 FIBA-Africa U18 Championships taking place at Amahoro indoor stadium in Kigali.
In the past, shows organised on Sundays have failed to draw crowds leaving the organisers counting losses. But that wasn’t the case for the “Arthur and Kansiime Live” show which attracted a huge crowd of comedy fans that filled up the big marque at the Kigali Serena Hotel on Sunday...
The Rwanda Film Festival returned for its 12th season with a colorful launch event at the spanking new Radisson Blu Hotel at Kigali Convention Center on Saturday night.
Serge Rwigamba has been the head guide at the Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre since 2007. A graduate in international relations at ULK. His interests lie in history, politics, diplomacy and sports.
I enjoyed reading about coup d’etats back in my secondary school history class. Credit to one of my teachers for giving us insights into the numerous coups and failed attempts across the continent right from the 70s well into the 90s.
Hope Azeda is the founder and Managing Director of Mashirika Performing Arts, a leading theatre company in Rwanda. She is also the brains behind the recently concluded annual Ubumuntu Arts Festival, held from Thursday July 14 to Sunday July 17 at the Kigali Genocide Memorial amphitheater, that brought together artists...
THE 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi left over one million Rwandans dead. Children were orphaned while in some cases entire families were completely wiped out. The Genocide left a dark cloud that many predicted doom and despair for the survivors.
New Haven - While seemingly elegant in theory, globalization suffers in practice. That is the lesson of Brexit and of the rise of Donald Trump in the United States. And it also underpins the increasingly virulent anti-China backlash now sweeping the world. Those who worship at the altar of free...
It is now a defining characteristic. Burundian authorities are prone to making blunders. That would be fine if that was all there is to it. They would then only be dismissed as a bunch of bumbling officials still learning the intricacies of statecraft and doing a very bad job of...
SaferRwanda is changing the way rural residents in Rwanda’s Southern province cook. The organisation assembles a modern cookstove (Save80) that has been proven to cut wood fuel costs by 80%. The non-profit organisation started in the year 2000, with an aim to protect the environment through planting trees, use of household solar systems and efficient cookstoves with reduced emissions.
Children are faced with many challenges as they grow up. These range from exposure to abuse, to inadequate care, and to being orphans. SOS Children’s Villages Rwanda focuses on building loving families for children and enabling the community to address challenges that can lead to separation of children from their families.
Burera district is in the Northern Province of Rwanda, neighboring to the Ugandan border in north-east, Gakenke and Rulindo district in the south and Musanze district in the west. It is home to Lakes Burera and Ruhondo, and the Virunga Lodge Hotel, with spectacular views of the lakes and nearby Virunga Mountains, making it one of Rwanda’s tourist spots. The district also harbours Cyanika border post, gateway to southwestern Uganda.
The University of Rwanda is working on a policy to reduce the duration of courses in certain schools. Among these is the School of Journalism and Communication, where officials want to shorten the four-year bachelors degree programme to three years.
Countless printing media houses have closed shop in recent times and libraries are not as vibrant as was the case half-a-century back before the advent of electronic media.
There are two answers to expect when you take an HIV test -- negative or positive. The biggest challenge, however, is how to receive the bad news. That is what healthcare providers are supposed to help patients with.
Bed-wetting, also known as sleep enuresis, is a fairly common condition in young children and is seen as a sign of an immature, developing bladder. However, when adults wet the bed it is not only a devastatingly embarrassing condition but also often an indication of an underlying illness or a...