The Government is committed to working with private sector and other development partners to put industrial development at the forefront and increase the annual contribution of industry sector to the economy to 14 per cent, from...
The world last month celebrated the World Cities Day, a day designated by the United Nations to highlight the important role of urbanisation as a source of global development and social inclusion.
For years, Godelieve Muhimpundu practiced traditional farming which led to poor yields. The mother of six from Gitwa Cell, Tumba Sector in Huye District says life was difficult and she and other residents could not put...
Few countries in sub-Saharan Africa, notably Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Madagascar, reduced undernourishment while several others experienced a rise between 2009-2011 and 2014–2016, the Food and Agriculture Organisation regional overview of food security and nutrition report, 2017...
Last week the central bank launched a new campaign to encourage the business community to embrace electronic payment systems. The move is one of the many efforts aimed at promoting financial technology services that deepen cashless...
There was a time when getting precise and credible geographical data before venturing into an undertaking at a given area was a labourious manual process. Even if one did, it would take them time to study the area during data collection.
Last week the central bank launched a new campaign to encourage the business community to embrace electronic payment systems. The move is one of the many efforts aimed at promoting financial technology services that deepen cashless economy.
For many people, especially the youth, Africa is a zone of 'economic misery'. It is because of such mindset that many young people leave their countries and brave dangers in the North Africa desert and on the high seas in search of green pastures in countries branded as 'lands of...
The 2017 Tour du Rwanda was by far the most successful since the annual race became an international competition in 2009, according to some of the riders who competed in the 9th edition that climaxed on Sunday.
With six games played so far in the Azam Rwanda Premier League this season, the race for the title remains open, Mukura coach Christian Francis Haringingo said after his team held Rayon Sports to a goalless draw on Sunday.
ALTHOUGH she missed out on the crown, Miss Rwanda, Elsa Iradukunda left a good impression at the Miss World beauty pageant in the Chinese city of Sanya, on Saturday night.
Nominees for the Groove Awards Rwanda, the annual gospel music awards, have been revealed.
Michael Sengazi is a comedian with the comedy knight crew that he joined in 2010. Sengazi, who is half Rwandan and half Burundian, began as a poet, performing artist until he found his love for comedy.
Have you ever shoplifted? Do you get the urge to shoplift? If your answer to the latter is yes, what kind of items are you tempted to steal?
Located in Kabeza, a city suburb, it has for many years served as a safe haven for vulnerable women. It is a place that gives these women a second chance to heal from the physical and psychological wounds of gender based violence.
Vanessa Bahati’s last born son was born with visual impairment. After visiting several hospitals in Europe and locally, the results were negative.
When you get to a certain age, you are likely to do certain things that were unthinkable at a younger age. For example, you begin to reminisce a great deal and make comparisons of different periods and draw analogies from them quite a lot.
Residence is one of the most important human needs, as we all need a place to safely hide away from harsh external weather elements such as cold nights and hot days. This is why architects come in handy to help create a conducive relationship between people and their physical settings.
Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in the repeat presidential poll last month, paving the way for his swearing in next week. The court’s six judges determined that the two petitions against Kenyatta’s re-election lack merit and therefore were dismissed, saying Kenyatta was validly elected.
Delivery of training and orientation sessions for professional development toolkits and assessment tools.
The Building Learning Foundations Programme (BLF) is funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and aims to improve the quality of teaching and leadership in all of Rwanda’s government primary schools.
When Mbonimana relocated from Bweyeye sector in Rusizi District to search for work in the capital city of Kigali, his home area was nothing but an ordinary trading center with few economic activities to boast of.
This period marks the apex of the year’s education calendar, particularly for students in primary and secondary school levels. As such, students at different levels will be or are already sitting their final examinations, which normally comes with examination stress. Below are tips from experts to help students go through...
When most people think of mirrors, they mostly think of them as the reflective glass in which they self-assess before leaving their houses. In fact, some people will not step out until they have looked at themselves at least five times.
Many children don’t choose what they eat, and thus it remains the responsibility of their parents to ensure that they are free from malnutrition related problems. This can be done by teaching people about malnutrition; its causes, effects and treatment. With this knowledge mothers can ensure that their children eat...
Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) last week recognised an 8–year-old boy for being exemplary after repairing a leaking water pipe in Kicukiro District. Yasiri Rukundo is a P2 pupil at Rugarama Primary School in Nyamirambo Sector, Nyarugenge District. A month ago, Rukundo was pictured by a passenger while fixing a...