Obama says US stands with Africa against terror, conflict

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President Barack Obama said, yesterday, that the United States stands with Africa in the war against terrorism and to end conflict, warning that the continent’s progress will “depend on security and peace”.

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Rwanda International Trade Fair opens today

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More than 383 local and foreign companies will today start showcasing products and innovations as the 18th Rwanda International Trade Fair kicks off at the Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kicukiro.

Crystal Telecom counter gains Rwf3

Crystal Telecom counter gained Rwf3 to close at Rwf115 yesterday, up from Rwf112 during the previous trading session on Monday, the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) daily market report for Tuesday indicates.

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Women's team qualify for 2016 Paralympic Games

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Rwanda women's sitting volleyball team has qualified for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games in Brazil after defeating Egypt 3-2 in the Paravolley Africa sitting volleyball championship final at Amahoro Indoor Stadium last night.

APR knocked out of Kagame Cup

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APR FC were undone by careless mistakes as they were humiliated 4-0 by Sudanese debutants Al Khartoum in the quarter-final of the 2015 CECAFA Kagame Cup yesterday at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

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Street art: How murals are changing lives

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Bonfils Ngabonziza is one of Rwanda’s most talented young contemporary artists. After finishing high school, he realised that his true passion lay in the arts and decided to teach himself to become a painter first, then a muralist.

Sauti Sol, Eddy Kenzo rock Kigali

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This year's KigaliUp Music Festival will stay longer in minds of music lovers who graced the festival. Apart from a big turn up, the event was graced by regional and international music stars.

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Century Park unveils plush Chillax Lounge

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Lounge culture is fast picking up in Kigali, and it’s all about plush sofa-style seating, premium drinks and venues.

Buying property online is the new way to go, says Rushayidi

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Alain Rushayidi is the senior account manager at Lamudi, a web-based portal that links buyers and sellers in the real estate market. The company operates in 32 countries across the globe, 22 of which are in Africa, Rwanda inclusive.

Infanticide: Why would a woman kill their own child?

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EIGHT MONTHS ago, Jeanne Mushimiyimana was blessed with a set of twins. But last week her neighbours woke up to shocking news that she had allegedly killed one of the twins and left the other for the dead. Mushimiyimana, a resident of Kimisagara sector is currently under police custody.

Rwanda's gender equality record is phenomenal - Carlson

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Katie Carlson came to Rwanda to do research for her thesis and she instantly fell in love with the country. Four months later, the self- proclaimed feminist packed her bags and left Canada for Rwanda. It has been three years and she says that it’s just the beginning. She talked...

The IMF's Euro crisis

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OXFORD – Over the last few decades, the International Monetary Fund has learned six important lessons about how to manage government debt crises. In its response to the crisis in Greece, however, each of these lessons has been ignored.

EDITORIAL: Embrace culture of regular medical checkups

On Monday, Rwanda marked the World Head and Neck Cancer Day, the first time the country was commemorating the international day as it looks to increase awareness about the disease. The day seeks to raise awareness on prevention, effective care and control of head and neck cancer. In doing so,...

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Editorial Cartoon

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A man in Ruhango District, Byimana Sector, has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a land registration officer in order to illegally collect money from unsuspecting victims.

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University of Rwanda: College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Academic Year 2014-2015

The College of Agriculture, Animal Sciences and Veterinary Medicine(CAVM) is one of the 6 colleges of the University of Rwanda (UR) created in 2013 by the law n° 38 of 23/09/2013.

UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA: Over 1,000 graduate from College of Sciences and Technology

The University of Rwanda - College of Science and Technology (CST) is committed to advancing Rwanda’s development by graduating highly skilled people for the country’s economy and by providing scientific and technological assistance and services to all sections of the community.

BPN towards sound entrepreneurship in Rwanda

As is custom in our country, one of my nieces used to help us out in our household. She was taking care of our little son and was in charge of some of the household chores. This helped me a lot. She was a very honest, loving and sincere person.

UNIVERSITY OF RWANDA: Over 2400 graduate from University of Rwanda - College of Education

The University of Rwanda-College of Education (UR-CE) is one of the six colleges of the University of Rwanda, cre-ated after the merger of all public higher learning institutions in Rwanda in 2013.

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Akilah Institute for Women changes into private college

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The Akilah Institute for Women (Akilah), situated in Kibagabaga-Kigali, started in 2010 as a non-profit organisation offering a market relevant diploma course in Hospitality Management.

When graduation evokes joy and tears

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This week, University of Rwanda will graduate over 8,000 students and since Monday when the week-long ceremonies began, Kigali pubs, restaurants and hotels have been a beehive of parties. It has been a time for families to reunite and celebrate their children’s achievement after a long and thorny journey. But...

Head and Neck Cancer Day: Why you need early screening

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Today as Rwanda joins the rest of the world to mark the International Head and Neck Cancer Day, medics are still grappling with a bulk of stumbling blocks to provide a single cure for the disease. For that matter, growing fear among patients and caretakers has yielded several myths about...

You can gain weight with a healthy diet

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Certain circumstances make people lose weight, it could be for medical reasons for example after losing weight to sickness or one can look for weight increase for purposes of competing favourably in physical sport.