Kigali is finally set to have a central sewerage system following an agreement between the Government and two multi-national lenders to finance the much awaited project.
The newly established National Early Childhood Development Programme will help fast-track implementation of anti-mulnutrition measures in the country, the Prime Minister has said.
Members of the Senatorial Standing Committe on Social Affairs have called for revision of the approach in delivery of family planning services in the country in order to increase its uptake.
More than 30 education officials in Nyagatare District in Eastern Province have resigned since the beginning of February 2018. District authorities said the teachers failed to meet expectations and some head teachers were accused of mismanagement...
Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of...
Development Bank of Rwanda and I&M Bank have secured €24 million (about Rwf25 billion from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support Rwanda’s small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs). The two banks signed the loan agreement with EIB for funding in Kigali yesterday. According to the deal, BRD got €15 million loan and...
Civil society organisations have joined the campaign to end illegal financial flows in the country and Africa in general. The “Stop the Bleeding” campaign seeks to end illicit financial flows by multinationals, which are draining Rwanda’s economy and that of the continent, and is being supported by the tax body,...
Rayon Sports head coach, Olivier Karekezi, will be seeking to take his team to the first round of the CAF Champions league when they take on Lydia Ludic Burundi Académic in the preliminary round return leg of the 2018 CAF Champions league at Prince Louis Rwagasore in Bujumbura, today.
THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
Meat lovers are in for a treat this Saturday as Beirut Sky Pool in Kibagabaga hosts the Choma Fest. The event will kicks off at 1pm and the best of meat, ranging from goat, beef, pork, fish to chicken will be served in form of local and international cuisines. Revellers...
Nigerian music star Davido will perform in Kigali on March 3 as part of his 30 Billion Africa Tour concerts. The 30 Billion Africa Tour is part of the musician’s 30 Billion World Tour that kicked off in June 2016 in Kiev, Ukraine. The tour saw him perform in countries...
He has visited Rwanda 25 times in the last decade, 23 of them in the past five years. This year alone, he plans to visit Rwanda five more times, having been here once already.
Somi, real name Laura Kabasomi Kakoma, is the 2018 NAACP Image Award winner for Outstanding Jazz Album. The Rwandan US- based jazz artiste and songwriter recently held an exclusive jazz performance in Kigali with her band as part of her East African tour.
At the start of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Marie Theogene Muteteli was a newlywed basking in marital bliss. However, this joy was short-lived. Her husband was killed in the first days leaving her a young widow.
The Davos 2018 World Economic Forum was, for most gender sensitive persons, a great meeting that for the first time focused on women empowerment; and rightfully so. The Global Gender Gap Report 2017 revealed that although there had been economic progress during this decade, the year 2017 had shown a...
My friend who’d bought a ticket to go see Black Panther was told by her sneaky 12 year old that the film was about a comic superhero. She gave him the ticket instead. She should have gone to see the film with her son, I said to her, just to...
It has been reported that more than 30 teachers have resigned in Nyagatare District since the beginning of this month. That itself would not be of significant value as the district has close to 400 schools. It is the way the “resignations” were carried out.
A presidential order determining new pension and occupational hazards benefits, which officials said could be published in the official gazette in a couple of days, offers varied increases to various categories of retirees, with the highest increase (150 per cent) going to the retirees who earn the least, between Rwf5,200 and Rwf10,000 a month.
Are you going through that phase where your school-going child is being too difficult to handle, refuses to listen and is creating havoc at school? Do you feel embarrassed when he gets unruly in presence of other people? Is he being labelled as ‘aggressive’ or ‘notorious’ at school?
Clarisse Nzafashwanimana, is a Senor 5 student at Groupe Scolaire Masaka. She is doing Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). She combines her studies with making knitted baby clothing (sweaters, caps and socks). She says the idea came when her school joined the School Enterprise Challenge.
Hearing his high soft soprano from a distance, you do not want him to stop singing but rather feel compelled to pull closer to listen more to the rhythmic melodies seeping out of his young voice.
One summer’s day, in a field, a Grasshopper was hopping about, chirping and singing to its heart’s content. An Ant passed by, bearing along with great effort an ear of corn he was taking to his nest.