Rwanda and the Sao Tome and Principe have signed five bilateral agreements during an official visit to Kigali by the country’s minister for foreign affairs and communities, Urbino Botelho.
MP Fred Mukasa Mbidde, (Uganda) the committee chairperson, said there is no information sharing about SGR, especially on the timelines by partner states.
Up to 13,000 households should be given cows in the Northern Province before the end of this year in order to hit the set target, provincial officials and Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) said.
As early at 6:30 am 5-year-old Gad Mporanyi wakes up to prepare for the day. Unlike other children his age, his day does not start with heavy breakfast. He puts on his school uniform and heads...
The story of Rwanda’s Mountain Gorillas is incomplete without mention of the name Dian Fossey. The two are tightly intertwined. Fossey (or ‘the gorilla lady’, as she came to be known) was an American Primatologist and...
Small taxpayers have expressed willingness to embrace Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs), saying the machines would help them easily manage their businesses and monitor performance.
The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) turnover for the week March 6-10 was up 626.85 per cent to Rwf745.79 million, up from over Rwf118.59 million realised the previous week (February 27-March 3).
German national, Holler Nikodemus riding for his home club Bike Aid claimed the second stage of the ongoing 14th edition of Tour of Cameroon as Team Rwanda riders faltered in their hunt for the yellow jersey on Sunday.
League defending champions APR FC saw their title hopes continue to fade after they were held to a goalless draw against Kirehe FC at Nyakarambi ground on Saturday.
Saturday evening was a moment of smiles as outstanding female filmmakers were recognised at the closure of the second edition of Urusaro International Women Film Festival (IWFF) over the weekend.
People of all ages graced the cultural evening on Friday in the main auditorium of University of Rwanda Huye Campus. For those who turned up, it was a night to remember. It was organized by the National Ballet (Urukerereza).
Visual artist Willy Karekezi is just back from his longest professional stint abroad. And it was work, work and more work for the 24- year-old. He left for Austria at the beginning of December last year, and returned to Rwanda on March 1.
Born in Mexico, Eduardo Frausto Cornish is currently serving as the executive chef at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. His passion and experience in cooking dates way back to when he was a little boy working in different cultural settings.
Women empowerment isn’t solely the responsibility of only females. The gender equality equation is incomplete without men. The adage ‘to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes’ makes so much sense in this aspect. For a man to appreciate women empowerment; you must walk in the shoes of a woman.
Despite the voices of skepticism, she believed in her instinct. She set up a book store despite the talk that it would not survive its first birthday in a country with a poor reading culture.
On Wednesday March 8th, 2017 Rwanda joined the global community in the celebration of the International Women’s Day (IWD). This year’s celebration of IWD in the country was held at Shyira Sector in Nyabihu District. It was graced by Mrs Jeannette Kagame, the First Lady of Rwanda and the participation...
Last week, from 6-7 March, I had a chance to attend the Workshop on harmonisation of legal and policy frameworks on wildlife-related crimes, organised by the Greater Virunga Transboundary Collaboration (GVTC), held at Imperial Golf View Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda.
Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy.
In an increasingly dynamic and innovative environment, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) recently established a dedicated Department of Special Projects and Infrastructure (DSPI) with a strategic mandate of boosting national economic growth by availing finances to spur infrastructure development.
With 77,879 households and a population of 340,983, Kirehe is one of the seven districts that make up Eastern Province . It covers 1,11with 8.5Km2of the surface area. The district is divided into twelve sectors namely: Gahara, Gatore, Kigarama, Kigina, Kirehe, Mahama, Mpanga, Musaza, Mushikiri, Nasho, Nyamugari and Nyarubuye; made up of 60 cells and 612 villages.
Parents have a major influence on a child’s achievement, more importantly in the field of education. Experts say the absence of a parent in a child’s academic guidance makes them insecure, which affects their well-being in general.
Last month, the Ministry of Education released the 2016 A-level examination results. The general pass rate was registered at 89.5 per cent, a 0.3 per cent improvement from the 2015 performance.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently launched a campaign dubbed ‘BreatheLife’ to make people more aware about the fact that air pollution – which it calls the invisible killer – is a major health and climate risk.
The thought of exercising when a woman is expecting can be scary as some people think it poses a danger for both the mother and the baby’s health. This is however not necessarily true because medics actually advise expecting mothers to carry out physical exercises.