Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA), yesterday, announced an indefinite suspension of BBC Kinyarwanda service over a controversial documentary aired by the broadcaster in October last year.
Troop Contributing Countries (TCCs) to UN peacekeeping missions should strive to better prepare and equip their forces prior to deployment, constantly engage the UN Security Council, and use force where necessary to protect civilians, delegates at...
Heads of state from Angola and South Africa will tomorrow join their counterparts from the East African Community in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in an effort to pacify Burundi.
Misreading the dynamics in a peacekeeping "theatre of operations" is one reason why peacekeeping missions fall short of protecting civilians and this situation can be turned around only if stakeholders committed more resources and effort in...
IN 2010 Charlotte Nizeyimana and her neighbours formed a credit and savings association with a belief that it would help them beat the trap of abject poverty.
Meet Faustin Kunde, a 50-year old Rwandan ex-armed forces commando who has lived quite the life. First as a highly trained member of the FAR (Forces Armees Rwandaises), and later upon their defeat by the rebel RPF (Rwanda Patriotic Front) a refugee in the Democratic Republic of Congo (then known...
Bank of Kigali shareholders have approved a 16.33 dividend payout per share for the year ended 2014. This is an increase from Rwf11 and Rwf6.5 paid to shareholders in 2013 and 2012, respectively.
Local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) could soon find it easier to secure funding from global financial institutions, thanks to a new initiative by Kountable Limited Rwanda that will help link SMEs to foreign investment capital.
Rwanda U-23 national football team will be looking to overturn a 2-1 deficit when they take on Uganda in the CAF U-23 Championship/Rio 2016 Olympic qualifier today at the Nakivubo War Memorial Stadium in Kampala.
Sepp Blatter has been re-elected president of FIFA, football’s world governing body, in a vote overshadowed by arrests and corruption allegations. Blatter’s rival, Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, withdrew after the first round of voting.
The crew of KenTV, a Kenyan filming and internet broadcaster, has been in Rwanda for a week. Headed by Kimaiti Magiri, the Kenyans were shooting a TV series called, Byadogereye. Its educative element is largely based on petty cases that happen in neighborhoods where people take the law into their...
When you enter Inema Arts Center in Kacyiru, you notice vibrant artistic creations and you wonder the people behind them and, how they come up with such amazing ideas. One of the artists behind those beautiful paintings is Denis Mpabuka Nkotanyi, whose distinctive and passion for art has earned him...
Ariane Umurerwa, a 28- year-old fresh graduate, dumped her college sweetheart to marry a man who promised her a dream wedding. She married her husband for all the reasons in the world except love.
In June last year, Rwanda became the second country in Sub-Saharan Africa to switch from analog to digital TV broadcasts, well ahead of the June 17, 2015 deadline set by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
It all started as a small idea in 2010. Initially, it was an evening that was set aside to bring women together to talk and support each other.
At the age of thirteen, Vivian K (not real names) was left at home alone as her aunt, who was her guardian ran some errands.
Is a lawyer and 2000 graduate of Princeton whose undergraduate thesis, “Building Peace and Establishing the Rule of Law: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda,” qualified to give brutal testimony against the government of Rwanda in a congressional hearing this week?
The just concluded International Conference on the Protection of Civilians, held in Kigali, came out with some very sound advice for future peacekeeping operations.
World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5th June every year. WED is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness on environment and climate change to encourage political attention for positive environmental action.
Back in the day, school life was quite interesting. Interesting because learners would actively participate in art, sports, music and drama among others during break time and after class. But things seem to be changing so fast.
Three months at school, one at home, then three more months at school. And the cycle continues year-in-year-out. This is the routine of every boarding school learner. In short, these learners spend 9 out of the 12 months at school, and only 3 of the 12 with their parents and...
It all starts with severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs, pain that spreads to the lower abdomen and groin or ache that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity.
In a desperate move to avoid unwanted pregnancies, many young girls (students inclusive) have resorted to self-medication - albeit wrongly. Julienne Umulisa, a finalist at the University of Rwanda, is one such example.