President Paul Kagame and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to step up bilateral cooperation by outlining new areas of partnership. Kagame yesterday held a meeting with Jinping, where they discussed different avenues of cooperation...
The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources has launched cultivation of rice and horticulture on 750 hectares of Gashora marshland in Bugesera District, in a joint venture project under public-private partnership.
A single percentage increase in agricultural productivity raises other sectors’ productivity by 0.1 per cent, according to experts. Put another way, perhaps no other sector can cause as much impact like agriculture.
It is a hot afternoon when I visit a former street vendors’ market at Kisementi, Remera, in Kigali. The market structure can accommodate up to 30 vendors.
President Paul Kagame and the chairperson of Huawei Technologies Ms. Sun Yafang on Thursday held discussion on how to strengthen cooperation in Rwanda’s ICT industry.
Nairobi – Kenyan manufacturers have warned that the ban on plastic bags will lead to loss of about 60,000 jobs directly and another 400,000 indirectly in the country.
SEOUL – Oil prices dipped on Friday as the market looked for clues on how effectively the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) production cuts are working to absorb a global supply overhang.
Middle distance runner James Sugira is hoping to make a memorable debut when he leads Rwanda at the forthcoming 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships slated for March 26 in Kampala, Uganda.
Newly appointed Amavubi head coach Antoine Hey jetted in the country on Thursday night and is expected to start work on Monday, according to the Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) vice president, Vedaste Kayiranga.
Hundreds of fans ditched their usual Thursday duties, swarming the Car free Zone in the City of Kigali for a free, lunchtime performance by Green Hills Academy Jazz band.
She is known for her inspiring poems, but now Delice Mukazi will tackle the stage from a different angle.
In the 2006 movie, The Pursuit of Happiness, staring celebrated actor Will Smith and based on the real life endeavours of Chris Gardner, the actor defines ‘happiness’ as ‘probably something that we can only pursue and maybe we can actually never have it no matter what’, that despite how hard...
It is universally agreed that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. This is a meal I never miss and always make myself. This morning, however, the Internet brought to my attention this little outfit called Magda Café. This establishment claims breakfast as one of its best attributes...
She is in the news not because of her beauty, lifestyle or the crown she won, but her ability to lend a helping hand to other young women.
At 34 years of age, Florence Umurangwa Ngarambe has a resume many would be envious of. Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in general medicine and later, a Master’s in Urology from the University of Rwanda in the Department of Surgery, she not only remains one of the few female...
PARIS – The “hunger games” aspect of this French election cycle began on the left. President François Hollande was brought down by his own Socialist Party.
Bank of Kigali (BK) is the latest to enter the lucrative but crowded insurance field with the launch of BK general Insurance (BKGI).
As Rwanda National Police marks its 17th anniversary under the flagship of the annual “Police Week”, its Traffic and Road Safety Department has dedicated time during the month-long community development and human security activities, to roll out road safety awareness programmes to all road users; motorists, cyclists and pedestrians.
The service sector currently contributes 48% to national development which compares significantly against other sectors.The Second Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS 2) has set citizens satisfaction towards quality of services rendered to them at 85 % by 2018.However, the service delivery still lags behind all government indicators according to the Rwanda Governance Scoreboard 2016, scoring 72.93%.
Confucius, a renowned Chinese philosopher, explaining the role of drama in education wrote, ‘Tell me and I will forget. Show me and I will remember. Involve me and I will understand.’
As once stated by Marcus Garvey, a black American publisher and journalist, “a people without knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Perhaps, this is what Ecole Privee Marie Auxiliatrice in Kigali is trying to evade by doing whatever it takes to make...
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.