The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has been called upon to facilitate the implementation of the Common Market Protocol through relevant legislation for the region to benefit from free movement of people and services.
Effective January next year, taxes on second-hand shoes will be raised to discourage their importation and promote locally-made leather products, the Minister for Trade and Industry has said.
The anticipated referendum on lifting of presidential term limits moved a step closer as Parliament forwarded the proposed constitutional amendments to government, yesterday.
Rwandans have been urged to learn from South Korea’s sense of ownership, and competitive spirit as part of efforts to fight poverty and foster the country’s socio-economic transformation.
Recently, the Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) ranked Rwanda sixth in closing gender gaps around the world. To arrive at the conclusion, the 2015 report considered economic opportunity, political empowerment, health and education for both men...
Rwanda believes that a new international agreement on climate change, with a concrete action plan, will go a long way in addressing the threat of climate change, the Ministry of Natural Resources has said.
Rwanda is promoting a ‘green’ economy under its medium-term development blueprint to ensure the country develops in a sustainable manner that encourages resource conservation, as well environmental protection to ensure sustainable growth.
As demand for housing continues to grow, experts say Rwanda needs to adopt innovative approaches to deliver more houses onto the market. Lilian Mupende, the chief executive officer of Ultimate Developers Limited, says Rwanda should maximise the available land to develop affordable houses to serve all the segments of the...
Amavubi Stars head coach Johnny McKinstry has urged his players to get a good result against Tanzania today in their game at the ongoing CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Awassa City, Ethiopia.
Rwanda national golf team failed in their bid to win their first East Africa Challenge title after defending champions Uganda successfully defended the trophy with a total of 18.5 points over the weekend at the Par-72 Kigali Golf Course.
The curtain fell on the four-day East African Nights of Tolerance (EANT) dance festival at the Kigali Serena on Sunday evening in a grand finale that was symbolic of the growing local interest in contemporary dance.
Over the weekend, on Saturday, a number of young talented models, designers and other fashion lovers converged at Hotel Villa Portofino, Nyarutarama in what is dubbed as ‘Red Carpet Fashion Awards 2015’.
London! The capital of the English; when I arrived here a week ago, the place looked loosely familiar and thought to myself, I have been here before, either a long time ago when I was a kid or through years of reading literature with London as the physical setting.
With the worrying rise of non-communicable diseases, some of the conventional treatments used require alternative therapy to combat the side effects that they may bring. Gerald Luzindana, a nutrition consultant and complementary therapist, talked to Sunday Magazine’s Sharon Kantengwa about the need to embrace this approach especially in the developing...
You are 70 years old. At this stage in your life the only thing on your mind is battling challenges that come with old age.
Success comes from loving yourself and what you do, says College of Medicine and Health Sciences Principal
Jeanine Condo is the acting Principal of University of Rwanda’s College of Medicine and Health Sciences. She is passionate about research; something she believes helped build her career. She spoke to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about why she believes communication is key in career building.
A few days ago, two men expressed their wish with regard to Rwanda. The two could not have been more different. One man in Dubai said he wished he was a voter in Rwanda for then he would do what millions of Rwandans have been doing and wish to do...
A while back during a trip to one of Africa’s metropolitan cities, my curiosity for self-driven transportation got the best of me. With cash burning a hole in my pocket, I opted to lease a vehicle I hoped would simplify my travel.
Despite the entrance of multiple banks into the local banking industry, lending rates have remained considerably high across commercial banks, with an average of 17 per cent. But the central bank governor John Rwangombwa says borrowers should always engage their banks with view to accessing loans at a more affordable rate.
With a production capacity of approximately 2,000 modular dwelling units per annum. Strawtec offers developers and investors solutions for all typologies, including single family homes and apartments.
Horizon Group: Cactus Green Park, a green and sustainable Resilient Neighbourhood pioneering sustainable solutions for Green Cities in Rwanda
Horizon Group Ltd, in partnership with FONERWA (the Rwandan Government’s flagship climate change fund) has completed designs for a new Green and Sustainable Neighbourhood in Kinyinya, Gasabo District.
Recently, the Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) ranked Rwanda sixth in closing gender gaps around the world. To arrive at the conclusion, the 2015 report considered economic opportunity, political empowerment, health and education for both men and women.
During a recent workshop at the University of Rwanda’s College of Education, mathematics lecturers from across East Africa under the the East African Mathematics Education and Research Network (EAMERN) met to brainstorm on how best to make the teaching and learning of mathematics easier and more enjoyable.
Yesterday the World Awareness Antibiotic week came to an end. The campaign under the theme, ‘Antibiotics: Handle with Care’, aimed at increasing awareness about global antibiotic resistance and encouraging best practices among the general public, health workers and policy makers to avoid further emergence and spread of antibiotic resistance.
The human body requires a number of nutrients, and most of them are obtained from the food we eat. Nutrients such as antioxidants are very useful when it comes to protecting the body against free radicals. The good news is that guavas have plenty of such antioxidants.