The American government has pledged $180 million (about Rwf126 billion) to support initiatives geared toward improving health, economic growth, education, strengthening democratic institutions and promoting good governance during the course of the year.
The National Labour Council has already passed the proposed minimum wage and submitted it to the Ministry of Public Service and Labour (Mifotra) for approval and publication, officials have said.
At least 45 per cent of master degree holders are underemployed, results of a survey on graduatesā€™ competences and employment, which was commissioned by the Higher Education Council, show.
Huye District residents are expecting bumper harvests of coffee following a coffee extension programme in the district.
The central bank has over the past two years revised downwards its key repo rate, giving hope to customers of borrowing at lower rates. However, the wait for lower interest rates continues as banks are...
Col. Tom Byabagamba and retired Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara have pleaded "not guilty" to all charges while appearing before the Military Tribunal in Kanombe today.
The central bank has over the past two years revised downwards its key repo rate, giving hope to customers of borrowing at lower rates. However, the wait for lower interest rates continues as banks are yet to cut their rates, a situation that has confused many clients.
In 2006, Clementine Kandera quit her job as a nurse at a mental health centre to try her hand at business. Then aged 26, Kandera threw in the towel to follow her passion, which "kept calling every day as I walked through the gates of the hospital"¯.
TEENAGE middle distance sensation James Sugira has revealed that he wants to emulate his role model and world record holder in the men’s 800m David Rudisha of Kenya.
Following the success of the inaugural event, Gisagara District will make the tour du Gisagara cycling race an annual competition, according to the mayor Leandre Karekezi.
Atome’s latest comedy gig entitled, Kwirekura 20, went down a treat with local comedy fans. The comedy star won himself many new fans at the well attended stand-up comedy gig which took place at the Rwanda Revenue Authority‘s conference hall, last Friday.
The Miss Rwanda regional selection came to an end at SportsView Hotel on Saturday 24 with the selection of the five girls to represent the City of Kigali. Out of the over 50 contenders that were registered in Kigali, 25 turned up and only 19 contested.
Work place implies an office, company, field or any organization where one works for a living. In such a set up, people of different capabilities, mindset and background come together for one reason: work.
Aimee Milienne Kamagweri is known on the national scene as an up-coming Afro-beat artiste. The 21-year-old born of Nyamirambo, a City of Kigali suburb, is however more than that.
For most young people, one must complete college or university education first, save or even borrow a lot of money and then start a business.
It is the nightmare of every mom-to-be. And rightfully so, because the joy of knowing that the little bundle you've been carrying for the last nine months will be in your arms soon, is out of this world. But alas, as some horror stories that have come from delivery wards...
Ms Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is in town. This is a rare visit. It is not so often that the IMF boss visits small insignificant countries. But when that happens, it signifies any one of a number of things.
Last week, the President of Central of Africa Republic (CAR), Catherine Samba-Panza, awarded medals and certificates to Rwanda Defence Forces peacekeepers upon completion of their year-long tour of duty in her country.
In the year under review, the Rwanda National Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.
“Science, technology and innovation, and the potential of culture, for promoting sustainable development and achieving the MDGs”¯ - Social Good Summit Event in Rwanda
The Social Good Summit, a unique two-day conference held annually during the United Nations General Assembly Week to open the dialogues taking place around the UN General Assembly to citizens worldwide, will once again take place on 21-22 September 2014
This week, the long holiday will finally come to an end. First term commences on January 26. Many parents are running up and down trying to raise school fees and money for scholastic materials for their children. But are schools ready to receive learners for the new term? The Education...
The recent healthy media debate about school and student rankings has brought great interest from both sides of the argument. A recent comment from the public approached it this way: "We are living in the world of competition and ranking based on the achievements is the best way to show...
Tiny, helpless and extremely fragile is how a premature born baby looks like when it comes into the new world. Preterm infants were often taken to incubators and this caused a distress for both the mother and the baby since they were often separated for long.
Most mosquito bites occur at night but some mosquitoes reach out for blood even during the day. Fortunately, malaria alleviation moved a step forward, last year, with the World Health Organisation reporting a reduction in deaths by half, but what does this mean for sub-Saharan Africa, the most affected region?