National carrier RwandAir has joined the International Air Transport Association (IATA) membership, a club of 250 airlines from over 150 countries. IATA is an international trade association for the world’s airlines.
Protection of civilians during peacekeeping missions is expected to take centre stage during a two-day international conference that opens tomorrow in Kigali.
A fallen Rwandan peacekeeper will be honoured at a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday, as part of the activities to mark the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers.
Parliament has welcomed a draft law that establishes and governs the organisation of Maternity Leave Benefits Scheme, which was yesterday tabled in the House by Dr Uzziel Ndagijimana, the minister of state in charge of economic...
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...
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...
Prices for minerals like coltan, tin and wolfram, have been falling on the international market since September, raising concern among local miners and exporters.
Crystal Telecom, a subsidiary of Crystal Ventures Limited, launched its Initial Public Offering (IPO) to investors last week, giving a chance to Rwandans and foreigners to own a piece of Rwanda’s largest telecom firm, MTN Rwanda.
Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has partnered with Azam TV to broadcast live all Peace Cup matches from the quarterfinals that commence on June 20 onward accumulating to eight games in total including the final on July 4.
Following his historic second place finish in the men’s full marathon at the Kigali International Peace Marathon, last Sunday.
They are known to speak out on national issues and often support different government programmes.
Roger Niyoyita's journey into the world of film started while he was a little boy in Ruhengeri, in the Northern Province, where his father owned a movie theater.
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).
Jean-Claude Muhire's journey into the world of film making started in 2012 while working as a volunteer at the former Kimisagara orphanage. His job at the orphanage was to assist the founder to take care of many children.
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.
Recently, a 17-year-old pregnant girl walked to a police station to report that her ‘husband’ had chased her away from her marital home.
On Thursday, Crystal telecom, a wholly owned subsidiary of Crystal Ventures Ltd (CVL) and a shareholder in MTN Rwanda issued an IPO on our nascent bourse.
Youth unemployment is a global problem and every country is grappling with it. For Rwanda, it is among the priority areas in government’s Economic Development and Poverty Reduction (EDPRS2) strategy which includes a target of creating at least 200,000 off-farm jobs annually.
As the Rwanda business environment keeps on blossoming, with a number of informal entities that metamorphosing into SMEs or formal professionally managed corporations and multi-national bodies, the need for business management services has also kept on growing.
Creating practical and sustainable initiatives in addressing challenges that affect communities and contribute to national development occupies a high table position on the working agenda of the Government of Rwanda.
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.