Advertisement

KQ pilots' strike called off, HR director leaves the airline

Photo

Nairobi – Kenya Airways’ pilots called off their strike late Thursday night following a day-long crisis meeting with the Transport cabinet secretary James Macharia and KQ chairman Dennis Awori after which it was announced the airline’s human resource director had exited the company.

Coffee export revenues double to $8.3m in 1st quarter of 2016

Photo

Rwanda’s coffee export revenues increased to $8.3 million (Rwf6.5 billion) during the first three months of 2016, up from $6.6 million same period in 2015, a report by the National Agriculture Export Board (NAEB) has indicated.

Advertisement

Rayon look to beat Police to keep pace with APR

Photo

Title contenders Rayon Sports will be hoping to continue their impressive run when they host Police FC on match-day 20 in the national football league this evening at Kigali Regional Stadium.

Rwanda Cricket Association wins 2015 Cricket Global award

Rwanda Cricket Association (RAC) was last Thursday recognized by International Cricket Council (ICC) as the winner of the 2015 cricket development annual programme. Rwanda wins the award for the second consecutive time, having also received it in 2014.

Advertisement

‎Chameleone celebrates his birthday in Kigali

Uganda’s celebrated artiste Jose Chameleone (real name Joseph Mayanja), this Friday, celebrated his 36th birthday in Kigali.

Art runs in my blood, says Yego's Tuyisenge

Photo

On the walls of Yego Art Center are three acrylic on canvas paintings of three zebras in different colours apart from the normal white and black stripes, which colour the normal skin of the animal called, Zebra Series.

Advertisement

Bahizi lives and breathes the Intore dance

Photo

Aimable Bahizi has been an ardent student and fanatic of the Intore national dance of Rwanda for nearly all the 38 years of his existence.

The Netherlands will never be used as safe haven for genocide perpetrators, says Dutch envoy

Frederique De Man is the ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Kigali, Rwanda since July last year and has been a diplomat for 32 years before she came to Rwanda.

Advertisement

Ms. Geek: Celebrating three years of success

Photo

When Ms. Geek was launched three years ago, few believed how far it would go in inspiring girls to join technology field, and also pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

There's more to women than running a kitchen, says Legacy Brands MD

Photo

They say success comes to those who follow their passion. And Isabella Lydia Masozera did just that. The former radio presenter is now a budding entrepreneur, managing her own Public Relations firm.

Advertisement

It is not just the elephants that are dying; jobs too

Photo

Yesterday, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta set ablaze 105 tonnes of ivory at the Nairobi National Park. We are talking about 16000 pieces of ivory from about 8000 elephants. This is not the first time that Kenya is getting rid of a stockpile of ivory; it has been done before starting...

Of cholera, rabies and malaria: An air ticket to hell?

Photo

In Kampala, media coverage of the 13th Northern Corridor summit was overshadowed by a social media celebrity and Makerere University research fellow Dr. Stella Nyanzi, who demonstrated the literal meaning of ‘naked truth’ when she undressed in protest of alleged workplace abuse by her boss, decorated scholar Prof. Mahmood Mamdani.

Advertisement

Editorial Cartoon

Photo

Contractors have asked that government to always pay fines for a delayed settlement. They complained that while delayed payment for completed works, or delivery of materials or services attract no penalty on the part of government agencies, contractors are subjected to a fine when they fail to deliver on time.

Advertisement

Accelerating demand driven, sustainable irrigation development to achieve 100,000ha by 2020

Irrigation development in Rwanda is critical in ensuring that the nation attains the set EDPRSII target of 8.5% growth in Agriculture that will in turn boost the overall national GDP. In the preceding year (2014-15), the growth of agriculture has been depressed at 4.5% thus threatening the achievement of the twin goals of poverty reduction and economic growth.

Combating Hepatitis B & Hepatitis C in Rwanda

Hepatitis is not a commonplace disease. However, there have been rising cases of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infections and related deaths in Rwanda.

Bollore Africa Logistics Rwanda pays tribute to Ntarama Genocide victims

On Tuesday 26th April, Bolloré Africa Logistics Rwanda staff took some time off their schedule and visited the Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre in Bugesera District - Eastern Province to pay tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

MPs conduct field visits to explore ways of improving civil registration and vital statistics

From March 11th to 12th, Members of the Rwandan Parliamentarians’ Network on Population and Development, (RPRPD) conducted a field Visit to oversee how civil registration and vital statistics work at grass root levels.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Who is responsible for the poor academic research?

Photo

It is a common saying that the world’s greatest minds solve nothing. Others have also argued that intelligent researchers spend most of their time on academic work and neglect their role in society.

My dream is to empower youth for a better Rwanda, says Tumwine

Photo

The question of whether leaders are born or made remains unresolved, but what is undisputed is that with early initiation on the principles of leadership, every child can grow into a productive being in their careers.

Malaria resurgence: What exactly went wrong?

Photo

As Rwanda Joins the rest of the World today to mark malaria day, the resurgence in malaria cases comes as a surprise considering the amount of effort invested by government to fight the disease.

How to prevent and treat boils

Photo

Boils or abscesses can be quite embarrassing and cause immense discomfort, especially when they appear on sensitive areas of the body such as on buttocks or thighs.