The Ministry of Education has warned that private universities in the country that start new academic programmes and open campuses before being accredited will be closed.
People living with disabilities have for long been considered helpless, with little or no hope of performing certain activities by themselves. However, this could change soon following the launch of an occupational therapy programme.
Economic experts are calling for more focus on simple cross-border trade in order to boost incomes and living standards. The call was in reaction to a survey indicating that 82 per cent of cross border traders...
PRUDENCE Munyanganizi is so enthusiastic about mining. Last month, five people suffocated in one of the mining sites where he works, but Munyanganizi is not bothered.
Rwanda national football team saw off Ethiopia 3-1 in an international friendly game played yesterday at Amahoro Stadium to make for superb preparation ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana on September...
REGIONAL YOUTH need to dialogue on issues surrounding the region and understand them in a bid to come up with constructive views to build a peaceful, tolerant and violence-free region. The call was made Thursday by Prof. Nasson Munyandamutsa, the Country director of Never Again Rwanda at the Great Lakes...
Brasserie et Limonaderies du Rwanda (Bralirwa) has secured a $25 million (about Rwf18 billion) loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for expansion and to increase sourcing of maize from local farmers, according to Jonathan Hall, the beverages firm managing director.
Four students from University of Rwanda have scooped Rwf8 million in cash prizes at this year’s African Innovation Prize (AIP) business plan competition awards.
Rwanda national football team saw off Ethiopia 3-1 in an international friendly game played yesterday at Amahoro Stadium to make for superb preparation ahead of the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ghana on September 5.
As the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) wrapped up its sitting in Kampala, Uganda on Thursday, members moved a Motion for Resolution to support the East African Athletes from Kenya at the on-going World Athletics Championships in Beijing.
Willy Karekezi’s ongoing solo exhibition at Uburanga Arts Gallery in Kimihurura is a clear testimony of how artists can creatively use colour to convey different messages that affect the society.
DJ Cuppy might be the first female DJ to do a tour of Africa and that is just one of many milestones for someone in a domain that is mostly reserved for the daring; whether male or female. The daughter to Nigerian billionaire Femi Otedola, DJ Cuppy real name Florence...
Five years ago, the former hard-talking, bespectacled State Minister in-charge of Primary and Secondary Education, Dr. Mathias Harebamungu; dramatically confiscated over 20 mobile phones from students of Groupe Scolaire Zaza in Ngoma District and destroyed them using a hoe. His reason was simple; what is a high school student doing...
I know that this is probably going to upset some people but someone has got to say it. Have feminists lost track of what is important? I must say yes, some of them really have.
When world leaders converged for the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland earlier this year, an idea to engage key decision makers of governments, corporations, and universities around the world to drive change from the top was tabled.
EspĂ©rance Mukakimenyi, 55, is a woman for all seasons; she is a mother, a wife and a coach of three different sports disciplines; football, volleyball and rugby.
Mobile phone penetration continues to rise in Rwanda at nearly 72 per cent as of last September. With this, it is becoming fairly common for a member of the public with a smartphone to capture the first picture of a breaking news event and post it on the Internet to...
Wonders shall never cease to happen! If what I have been hearing about the French judiciary having decided to drop all charges against Fr. Wenceslas Munyeshyaka is true, then surely, the world must be coming to an end.
The company’s principle areas of operations are tea processing and management of tea plantations in its catchment areas. The company is seeking to recruit a Quality Assurance Officer for immediate recruitment.
A tea company operating in Rwanda with a small core team, is seeking to recruit Two (2) Tea Makers and one (1) Factory Chief Maintenance officer for immediate placement to facilitate oversight of and improvements in its factory operational activities.
HeforShe is a global movement spearheaded by UN Women to engage men and boys to participate in eradicating social and cultural barriers that hinder women and girls from achieving their full potential. Different from what was in the past, today, it has been generally accepted that realizing sustainable gender equality requires a comprehensive strategy where men and women are part of the call for equality of all.
The 18th Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF 2015) which took place at Gikondo expo ground in Kigali ended on Wednesday 12th August with a colourful award giving ceremony where best exhibitors were recognised.
Last week, the streets were bustling with different shades of uniform as students reported back to school for the third and last term of the academic year. However, as some students were arriving, others were heading back home. “We had to send them back home,” says one school administrator who...
Last week, 27 US Peace Corps Volunteers were sworn-in during a ceremony held at the residence of the U.S ambassador to Rwanda. These made a pledge to serve alongside the people of Rwanda to bring about positive changes in public health, education, among other sectors.
Of late, it has become almost fashionable to swallow septrin, erythromycin, tetracycline, ampiclox, fragyl and other antibiotics whenever one gets a headache, abdominal pains and fever, among other conditions, without consulting the doctor.
When it comes to spinal problems, everyone (young and old) complains about backache and discomfort, especially around the lumbar region. In fact when one is in pain, one day feels like a year. In some cases, some people are forced to even quit their jobs.