Veteran broadcaster and conservationist, Sir David Attenborough, is among the people to name a newborn gorilla at this year’s Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony.
PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman to be nominated for president of the United States by a major political party on a historic night during which her campaign also sought to reintroduce...
At least 50 environmentalists and stakeholders on environment are meeting in Kigali to share lessons and experiences as they look at ways to considerably boost forest landscape restoration (FLR) across the region and the globe at...
A total of 8,500 students are expected to graduate from the University of Rwanda (UR), on Friday, at Amahoro National Stadium in Kigali.
Delays in clearing goods, corruption and theft at the Port of Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, and high fees charged by some regulatory agencies continue to hurt trade along the Central Corridor, officials have said.
After unveiling a new brand image, Letshego Rwanda, a local microfinance bank, is looking to deepen financial inclusion using mobile and e-banking platforms. Letshego Rwanda chief executive officer Joel Uwizeye said mobile and e-banking are essential to reach the unbanked masses, especially in the hard-to-reach areas across the country.
Regional governments have been urged to give more support to women in business to enhance entrepreneurship and ensure equitable and sustainable development.
Mali and Democratic Republic of Congo have qualified for the last eight at the ongoing FIBA Africa U18 Champioship taking plae in Kigali.
Rwanda must win against Algeria today to book a ticket to the last eight in the FIBA U-18 Africa Championships taking place at Amahoro indoor stadium.
Oda Paccy fans rejoice, as she returns with the video for her latest single, Igitego. The music video, released early this week, was produced Bernard Bagenzi at the Nyamirambo-based Incredible Pictures Production.
Music enthusiasts and fans should prepare for a big treat during the 6th edition of the KigaliUp festival. Music stars including Canada-based Rwandan musician Ninette Nyiringango, better known as Empress will headline the festival.
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.
38-year-old Sophie Nzayisenga has been playing the inanga musical instrument almost all her life, something she’s done out of a strong passion for her culture. The mother of four has travelled within and beyond to give the world a glimpse of what Rwanda’s culture is all about. She spoke to...
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...
Africans seem to despise themselves. What else can you call it when they get excited about being compared to Europeans? Or when African commentators think that everything good looks European, not African? That’s the message you get on hearing or reading the many comments by participants in the AU Summit...
As Rwanda embraces a cashless economy, which is reflected in the ‘Smart Rwanda’ blueprint, the use of mobile money has continued to emerge as a paradigm shift from informal to formal financial services and to reduce predominant reliance on cash.
The race to end malnutrition requires clean water, good sanitation and good hygiene, Water Aid said today, calling for action as world leaders meet in Rio to open the Olympic Games Water Aid’s new report, ‘Caught Short’, looks at stunting from malnutrition around the world and the links to low rates of access to clean water and good sanitation.
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.
On July 19, 1994, a new government led by the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF) was sworn in Kigali. This turn of events was preceded by the Genocide that left close to a million Tutsi dead.
Twenty-eight-year-old Anne Mbabazi is a parent residing in Kimironko, Kigali. Her five-year-old daughter is in top class at a nearby school and only reunites with her mother later in the evening.
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...