WEEKLY VIDEO: Former rebel lifts the lid on FDLR and its ideology of evil

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Meet Faustin Kunde, a 50-year old Rwandan ex-armed forces commando who has lived quite the life. First as a highly trained member of the FAR (Forces Armees Rwandaises), and later upon their defeat by the rebel RPF (Rwanda Patriotic Front) a refugee in the Democratic Republic of Congo (then known...

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US firm unveils alternative source of funding for SMEs

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Local small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs) could soon find it easier to secure funding from global financial institutions, thanks to a new initiative by Kountable Limited Rwanda that will help link SMEs to foreign investment capital.

GT Bank records Rwf260.4m net profit in Q1

GT Bank recorded a Rwf260.4 million net profit during the first quarter of the year, up from Rwf208.8 million during the similar period last year, the lender indicated in a financial statement.

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We are prepared to win, says Mashami

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Tomorrow CAF U-23 Championship/Rio 2016 Olympic qualifier Uganda U-23 vs Rwanda U-23 Rwanda assistant coach Vincent Mashami has said that the U-23 side is prepared to correct their mistakes from the first leg last Saturday in Kigali when they face Uganda tomorrow in the CAF U-23 Championship/Rio 2016 Olympic second...

COPA Coca Cola finals set for this weekend

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The semi-finals and finals of this year’s edition of the COPA Coca Cola football tournament will be held this weekend in Nyamagabe District, South Province.

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Frankie Joe to do collabo with Nigerian singer

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When Frank Rukundo, better known by his stage name Frankie Joe said that he will use his fame in Big Brother Africa-Hotshot to enhance his career, no one thought it would come this soon.

We're ready to win Guma Guma - Active Boys

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Though Active Boys stormed the music scene in 2013 with their hit, Udukoryo twinshi, their first song was actually, Uri mwiza.

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Lavish weddings: Are they the beginning of 'until poverty do us apart' vows?

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Ariane Umurerwa, a 28- year-old fresh graduate, dumped her college sweetheart to marry a man who promised her a dream wedding. She married her husband for all the reasons in the world except love.

Digital TV is opening the floodgates of opportunities for local content producers - Watta

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In June last year, Rwanda became the second country in Sub-Saharan Africa to switch from analog to digital TV broadcasts, well ahead of the June 17, 2015 deadline set by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

Umugoroba w'ababyeyi: A village roundtable programme transforming communities

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It all started as a small idea in 2010. Initially, it was an evening that was set aside to bring women together to talk and support each other.

Sexual abuse: When the protector turns into the perpetrator

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At the age of thirteen, Vivian K (not real names) was left at home alone as her aunt, who was her guardian ran some errands.

Think globally, act locally on World Environment Day

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World Environment Day is held annually on June 5 and serves to make the world alert about the environment and create action to address the needs of protection for our increasingly fragile planet.

Education the German way: lessons for Rwanda

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Recently I had a chat with a friend who happens to be German. The conversation veered towards their reputation for efficiency. German efficiency is renowned.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Cab operators in Kigali have decried the growing number of unlicensed taxi operators, nicknamed Inyeshyamba (Kinyarwanda word for rebels) who they say drive unmarked cars and do not pay taxes, which is unfair.

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RPP: Professionalization of sustainable pyrethrum growing in Rwanda

60-year-old Domitile Nyirangendo is a pious and hard-working pyrethrum farmer, an occupation she has carried out for many decades.

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) is a Kenyan government owned university committed to offering worldly recognized quality university education in East Africa.

Rwanda celebrates Environment Day as LAFREC launches

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5th June every year. WED is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations (UN) stimulates worldwide awareness on environment and climate change to encourage political attention for positive environmental action.

University of Kigali

University of Kigali is one of the leading private higher institutions of learning in Rwanda. It is a fully accredited/chartered University by the Government of Rwanda.

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The death of co-curricular activities in schools

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Back in the day, school life was quite interesting. Interesting because learners would actively participate in art, sports, music and drama among others during break time and after class. But things seem to be changing so fast.

Exploring the ban on primary boarding section

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Three months at school, one at home, then three more months at school. And the cycle continues year-in-year-out. This is the routine of every boarding school learner. In short, these learners spend 9 out of the 12 months at school, and only 3 of the 12 with their parents and...

Pain while passing urine could be a sign of kidney stones

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It all starts with severe pain in the side and back, below the ribs, pain that spreads to the lower abdomen and groin or ache that comes in waves and fluctuates in intensity.

Birth control pill overdose: What are the effects?

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In a desperate move to avoid unwanted pregnancies, many young girls (students inclusive) have resorted to self-medication - albeit wrongly. Julienne Umulisa, a finalist at the University of Rwanda, is one such example.