WHEN SIMON SINGIRANKABO returned to Rwanda from DR Congo last year, he had no idea what his future life would look like.

Having spent close to 20 years in the remote Kasai Oriental province, he thought he was condemned to the pain of exile for the rest of his life.

 

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Efforts to reduce high wood fuel consumption in the city could soon face hard times after residents shunned energy efficient stoves, a situation that also threatens the city’s environment and green growth initiatives. 

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Amavubi players will each receive US$5,500 (approx. Rwf3.85m) in bonus for reaching the group stages of 2015 Afcon final round qualifiers despite being disqualified by Confederation of African Football ( Caf).

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Rwanda will have to wait a little longer to feature in the continent’s reality show, Big Brother Africa.

This year would have been the first time Rwanda would be represented after a successful initial round of auditions that took place in Kigali in July.  According to the organisers, M-Net AfricaMagic, the reason for Rwanda missing out is that there was not sufficient time to procure travel documents for the participants.

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Everyone agrees – friend and foe alike – that Rwanda has come a long way in the last twenty years. Some will admit it with enthusiasm, others grudgingly. But the fact is not in dispute.

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NEW YORK – The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty’s recent book Capital in the Twenty-First Century attests to growing concern about rising inequality. His book lends further weight to the already overwhelming body of evidence concerning the soaring share of income and wealth at the very top.

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A series of safety trials for a potential Ebola virus vaccine that has claimed more than 1,400 people in the West Africa alone could be set to start as early as September with healthy volunteers from the UK, Gambia and Mali.

This project is set to be conducted in phases with trials of the first phase just awaiting ethical and regulatory approval to kick off. The vaccine is against the Zaire species of Ebola circulating in West Africa which uses a single Ebola virus protein to generate immune response in individuals.

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Offering professional solutions: Ten years in Rwanda and counting

Every human has needs that ought to be met every day. But like the adage goes “water is life” the need to have access to clean water is one of the overarching ones that should be solved for people to live comfortably.

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