Disaster resilience project launched in Ngororero

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A new project has been launched in Ngororero to help build disaster resilient communities in two sectors of the district. The two-year scheme, worth $1.8million (about Rwf1.4 billion), is a joint effort between the government and six UN agencies.

Africa urged to promote investor friendly policies to spur exports

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African countries have been urged to review unfavourable investment policies, including double taxation, to attract more investments on the continent.

Nyarugenge street women vendors get new market

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A new market that seeks to promote a safe and better working place for women has been launched in Kimisagara sector, Nyarugenge District in the City of Kigali.

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[PHOTOS]: Peace Cup semis end in stalemates

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Peace cup title contenders AS Kigali and Rayon Sports settled for a 1-1 draw in their semi-final first leg tie in this year’s Peace Cup at Kigali Regional Stadium, yesterday.

Ex-Amavubi stars to face Ugandan side

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Former Rwanda International players will play a warm up game against Uganda Internationals on June 30 in a friendly charity match at Amahoro National Stadium.

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New music school targets needy youth

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A new music school has opened shop in Kigali. Rwanda Rocks music school, a brainchild of Mary Fanaro is located within the premises of the Kwetu Film Institute in Kigali.

[PHOTOS]: Celebrating diversity in art

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It was a colourful cocktail of activities, when Impact Hub Kigali organised a day-long event to celebrate creativity and diversity in art.

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What it takes to showcase Rwandan clothing abroad

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“As a company I did it because I want to go to the next level which is international but you can’t say you’re open to the international market without really knowing who is willing to buy those clothes and how they behave and how they really are in their everyday...

We need to save our ancestral music, says Masamba

Masamba Intore is renowned traditional singer, a flair he started at just the age of 16. It is a family brand in a way, since it descends from a long line of ballet masters at the royal court.

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Is parenting on its deathbed?

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“I have to go to work but please clean your room and also help with the dishes,” a parent tells her teenage daughter who is on school holiday. But the response is astonishing.

Self-motivation will push you to achieve your dream - Kate Bashabe

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Rwanda’s fashion industry is referred to by some as ‘a baby learning how to walk’. Though shaky, as it is with many other fields, 25-year-old Kate Bashabe refuses to be daunted by the bumps in the creative industry, and is slowly making her way to the top of the fashion...

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The West needs to rethink their democracy

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Rwanda may be happening too fast for some of us, no matter how we thought we kept the closest tabs on the smallest of developments. But first things first, though all are equally important.

EDITORIAL: We must fully own national food security and nutrition efforts

One of the objectives of Girinka, government-backed scheme introduced about 10 years ago, is to fight malnutrition among rural households through provision of milk.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Roy Hodgson resigned as England manager after his side prematurely crashed out of the European Championship 2016 at the hands of lowly Iceland on Monday.

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Engen sponsors 10 children under Imbuto Foundation's scholarship program

Leading fuel marketer, Engen Rwanda, has partnered with Imbuto Foundation to sponsor 10 vulnerable but brilliant students to continue their secondary school education under the Foundation's 'Edified Generation' scholarship program.

Introducing Tecno Mobile Camon C9

There have been a lot of stories and speculations going around about the anticipated Tecno Mobile Camon C9 that’s believed to be hitting the market next month if not in the next few days to come. The truth is the C9 is a lot of things and on this articles we intend to go deep to try and understand why everyone is talking about this phone and hope we will be able to clear the air with all these speculations and rumors.

Celebrating the resilience of refugees

Rwanda is host to more than 162, 000 refugees. UNHCR together with implementing partners such as ADRA Rwanda, Plan International, American Refugee Committee (ARC), Oxfam and others are supporting refugees to rebuild their lives and giving them hope for a brighter future.

CELEBRATING 16 YEARS OF PARTNERSHIP IN POLICING

Every year, Rwanda National Police (RNP) holds ‘Police Week’ which involves week-long activities under the auspice of community policing in the build up to the Police Day anniversary, June 16 – to showcase the importance of partnerships in crime prevention, detection and enhance mechanisms for collaboration in service delivery and accountability.

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Career choice: What is the role of parents, teachers?

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It is common to meet university students pursuing courses just because their parents dictated so or for the sake of acquiring a degree or diploma qualification.

The new competence-based curriculum a richer approach

Debates over the contributions of education to unemployment have raged for years without any signs of abating. The most cogent argument raised by many has been that the theoretical curriculum produces job seekers devoid of any practical skills to create their own. Applause to the new competence based curriculum; there...

Obesity: Why is it on an upward trend?

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In the olden days, obesity was common among old people. As they complained about the pain and complications caused by this lifestyle condition, young one’s looked on with an assumption that danger was miles away.

Want to cut off that extra pound? Here is how to go about it

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On a typical Friday afternoon, meeting groups of people jogging and packed fitness centres is a common sight around Kigali. Whereas for some it’s purely fun, this Friday gig is actually part of the government’s drive to encourage mass sports and exercise in a bid to promote healthy living.