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Behind Rwanda’s anti-graft successThe annual global Corruption Perception Index report by Transparency International has yet again showed that Rwanda continues to make significant strides in the fight against... Read More
What next after signing of EA Monetary Union Protocol?The signing, last Saturday, of the protocol establishing the long-envisaged East African Monetary Union by the East African Community Heads of State has aroused mixed... Read More
Anti-Corruption Week: Call for joint effort to tackle graftTHE FIGHT AGAINST corruption is a collective responsibility and everyone should make an effort to tackle the vice, top anti-corruption officials have said. Read More
President Paul Kagame yesterday received Russell Feingold, US Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, at Village Urugwiro, Kigali.... Full Story
Rwanda has commenced printing of East Africa Tourist Visa stickers ahead of January when the issuance of a single tourist visa will roll out.... Read More »
RWANDA’S Amavubi Stars must defeat the Red Sea Boys of Eritrea today in the last and decisive GoTv Cecafa Tusker Challenge Cup Group C match at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru to win one of the two best third-placed rankings in order to reach the knock-out stage.... Read More »
The United Nations on Tuesday announced the deployment of two surveillance drones in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo to track down the numerous rebel groups operating in the area.
The two Italian-made drones will, according to UN officials, be followed by three more by the end of March, with one of them expected by the end of this month.... Read More »
As a graduate student I was once involved in a multi-disciplinary project that required our team to develop an entrepreneurial pitch to the professor, selling novel nanotechnology solution to address a problem of our choice (business idea, not a technical solution as I am by no means a nano-engineer).... Read More »
THE negative perception that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is for failure’s is as old as the invent of formal education in Africa. But even more astonishing, it was a taboo for a woman to embrace vocational skills.
“During our time, there was no way a woman could be seen on top of a building driving a nail into the roof or even enrol for apprenticeship as a mechanic. How could a woman roll in dust and oil to fix a car,” asks 70-year-old Rutayisire a retired civil servant.
However fast forward 2013, TVET has not only become the future of development but women are also taking on what many still perceive as a male domain.... Read More »
By PetersoN Tumwebaze
Rwanda today joins the rest of the world to mark World Standards Day. World Standards Day is celebrated every year to recognise the efforts of people involved in the development of international standards and, it has become an opportunity to raise awareness among the public, consumers, researchers, producers, regulators.... Read More »