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Housing: Government urged to partner with private developers

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Experts have urged government to work with private developers to fix the challenge of affordable housing in the country. According to the experts, government is spending a lot of resources on feasibility studies, research and project expropriation instead of working with the developers to bring affordable units on to the...

Afreximbank to hold annual general assembly in Kigali

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will hold its 24th Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in Kigali next month. The meeting scheduled for June 28 to 1 July is expected to attract more than 500 people including serving African presidents and former heads of state, as well as high-profile political...

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Inter Milan sack manager Pioli after winless run

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MILAN - Inter Milan have sacked manager Stefano Pioli after a run of seven league games without a win, the club said in a statement on Tuesday.

Inspired Alves leads Juve into Champions League final

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TURIN - Juventus defender Dani Alves produced an inspired display capped by a stunning volleyed goal in a 2-1 win over AS Monaco on Tuesday that took the Italians into their second Champions League final in three years.

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Darkecy drops ‘Igisabo’ video

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U.S-based Rwandan rapper Darkecy has dropped a sizzling video for his latest single, Igisabo. The singer, born Denis Kayonga Muganza, said that the song was inspired by one of the Miss Rwanda 2017 contestants, Honorine Hirwa.

[PHOTOS]: ‘Healing Worship’ launch new album in style

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Renowned for its beautiful gospel melodies, Healing Worship Team has continued to cement its presence on the local gospel music scene. On Sunday evening, Restoration Church in Kimisagara sector reverberated with beautiful sounds of music when the choir launched its latest album titled, Mana Imbaraga Zawe.

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Mukama 'Sadu Vybz' on his passion for graphic design

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As an Art and Graphic Designer, Mukama S Damaur shares an intimate relationship with the local music industry. So much so that many people have actually come to believe he is a musician.

'Pikiwash' an ecofriendly way of cleaning motorcycles

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We did a survey at the beginning of the project, this showed us that it takes about 2-3 hours to wash a motorcycle, yet in that same time frame a motorcyclist could get their bike washed and be back on the road to make more money.

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How to deal with sexual harassment in the workplace

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As a fresh graduate with no work experience, 26-year-old Naira Mutesi found herself between a rock and a hard place. She vividly recalls the torment she endured when she was hired at a private company a few years back.

ASK THE DOCTOR: Why can’t I feel my baby kick?

Dear Doctor, I’m soon ending my second trimester of pregnancy and so far everything has been going well. However, I haven’t yet felt my baby kick. I am due for a scan soon but I’m worried. Is this normal?

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Why do some govts prefer to pit their security forces against the citizenry?

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I don’t know about you but, personally, I found the cartoon that was published in this paper some time ago interesting. A family stands in the doorway of their house late in the night, kid crouching between father’s legs and pulling at mother’s hems, all startled (I imagine) by responding...

EDITORIAL: Africa must seize the moment and change the status quo

Kigali last week played host to scores of African foreign affairs ministers and envoys accredited to the African Union for yet another round of consultations on the recently adopted AU reform agenda. The reform plan, spearheaded by President Paul Kagame at the request of his counterparts, seeks to make the...

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Editorial cartoon

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A new affordable housing fund that could enable persons earning between Rwf300,000 and Rwf700,000 in monthly wages to buy a house is due to start in July.

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Upholding Road Safety Practices

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.

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Why the curriculum should relate to life outside the class

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One question many students pose today is how relevant what they are studying is to the realities outside classroom.

Why schools should embrace play-based teaching approach

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Osama Ukwishatse, a Primary Five pupil at Remera Catholique II in Kigali says he finds the traditional system of learning exclusively on the chalk board hectic and boring. He thinks that interactive play-based learning is more enriching and produces better results.

Dos and don’ts in burns and scalds treatment

According to the World Health Organisation over 96 per cent of fatal fire-related burns occur in low- and middle-income countries. In addition to those who die, millions more are left with lifelong disabilities often with resulting stigma and rejection.

The fascinating health benefits of tree tomatoes

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Tamarillo or tree tomatoes, locally known as ‘ibinyomoro’ are fruits loved by people of all age groups. And while it is common to spot different types of juices in many restaurants, one can rarely miss a glass of ibinyomoro juice.