Gambia's Jammeh rejects result of presidential election

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has said that he rejects the outcome of last week's election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow, only days after he conceded defeat to him in a public address.

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Four social innovators win Rwf30m Tigo digital changemakers contest prize money

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Four social innovators have won a total of Rwf30 million in the Tigo Digital Changemakers 2016 competition that ended yesterday. Erick Joseph, Julien Daniel Mitali, Emile Babu, and Auxilia Ndamage were announced by the telecom firm and its partner, Reach for Change, a non-profit organisation at the Seedstar Africa, a...

RSE records Rwf1.1bn weekly turnover, market capitalisation drops

The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) volume and value for the week ended December 9 grew significantly compared to the previous week.

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Patriots and IPRC-South face uphill battle to defend league, playoffs titles

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With the 2016-17 national basketball season already underway, Saturday Sport’s Jejje Muhinde takes a closer look at the 10 teams, important players and also predicts which team he thinks has higher chances to win the title and who will struggle.

Meet Celestin Nsanzuwera, a 16-year-old golf sensation

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He is among the top golfers in the country and golf observers have tipped him to go all the way to the top. Meet 16-year- old Celestin Nsanzuwera, who despite his age is ranked third in the golf amateur category.

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Art exhibition: Mucyo pays tribute to women

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A visual art exhibition titled “Her” opens today December 10 at The Office shared working space in Kiyovu. Rwandan/French artiste Mucyo Mu is behind the solo exhibition.

Injyana ensembles to stage free Christmas concert

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After delivering a massive performance at the Kigali Jazz Junction last Friday, the Injyana ensembles are returning with a free concert dubbed, ‘Injyana Christmas’ at the New Life Bible Church in Kicukiro.

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Nurturing children into future music stars

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14-YEAR-OLD Magnifique Kazutete dreams of becoming a renowned guitarist one day. Her passion for music sparked interest in the instrument, pushing her to ask her parents to enroll her for guitar classes.

Papyrus: An oriental treat

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Once again, I find myself in “restaurant central” or as it is more commonly known, Kimihurura. My quest this time round was to explore oriental cuisine and more particularly, Thai. What better place to go than Papyrus that boasts a menu of Chinese, Japanese and Thai.

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Meet the women giving hope to abandoned babies in Nyamata

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Children are the leaders of tomorrow. They are the future. That is why 40-year-old Francoise Mukamana, a widow and mother of two children decided to take on two abandoned children like her own.

Intsinzi on what it takes to be a female fitness trainer

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22-year-old Jessica Intsinzi is a fitness trainer, a career she says she chose out of passion and has been at it for three years now. She spoke to Women Today’s Sharon Kantengwa about the challenges women face in this field, and, gives tips on what real fitness entails.

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Good news for Rwanda’s breast cancer and diabetes patients

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It made for some amusement about two weeks ago when the internet lit with the news that a group of Australian high school students had recreated a drug worth $750 per dose for only $2, leaving the “owner” of the said drug – Martin Shkreli – with egg on his...

The United Nations and human rights

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Today, the United Nations System in Rwanda joins the people and government of Rwanda, as well as all other UN Member States around the world, in commemorating this year’s International Human Rights Day.

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Editorial Cartoon

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An aerial drone to monitor crops for Irish potato farmers in Northern Province was launched this week in Musanze District.

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Mahatima Gandhi University Rwanda launches new ICT text books, learning modules

Mahatma Gandhi University Rwanda on the 01 December 2016 launched its new volumes of academic textbooks and self-learning modules on ICT integrating today’s rapidly advancing technologies at Kigali Convention Center.

4G X-Mass Pack Promo

As we end the year 2016, internet users in Rwanda have been offered a golden opportunity to experience the fastest and reliable 4G Internet, as Kt Rwanda Networks, together with its partners, launch a thrilling 4G experience promotion.

How PSF has facilitated the growth of Women in Business

Despite recent strides registered by Rwanda in ensuring gender equality in leadership, to extent that women (at 64 percent) have surpassed male counterparts in legislations, this positive trend has not been fully reflected in the “women in business”

Humidtropics Rwanda Action site: Empowering farmers toward self-reliance in agricultural inputs

Humidtropics program “Integrated systems research’ led by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) started in 2014 in the highlands of north western Rwanda, Karago sector in Kadahenda field site.

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Career choices: It pays more to follow passion over perceptions

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It has been evidenced that majority students who graduate from high schools hold certain perceptions towards different careers, a tendency that influences some to make choices that often put them on unguided boats, thus ruining or limiting their career evolution in life.

Meet Zigama, a visual artist whose heart beats for needy children

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Last week, President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame hosted close to 200 kids for the End of Year Children’s party at the Village Urugwiro. The annual children’s party, which is usually organized by Imbuto Foundation and the Unity Club, brings together children aged between 7 and 12 years.

Allergy: Why it remains a dire condition

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At the age of five, Samuela Muhonga started experiencing on and off rashes, which were sparsely distributed on her hands and neck at first. Recently, she developed a rash that spread to the entire body. The rashes appeared in clusters and by the end of the day they looked like...

How to deal with allergic rhinitis

Rhinitis refers to inflammation of the nasal passages. This inflammation can cause a variety of annoying symptoms, including sneezing, itching, nasal congestion, runny nose, and the sensation that mucus is draining from the nose down the back of the throat