A United Arab Emirates based firm, Cheikh Rakadh Group, has committed to invest $50 million (about Rwf41 billion) in the recently launched Rwanda Smart City Master Plan.
Months after the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) announced a cash incentive to any Rwandan refugee returning home, the number of returnees has significantly improved, officials have said.
During Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit in July last year, Rwanda and Israel signed three partnership agreements and committed to do more to promote closer ties.
Rwanda Revenue Authority has announced it will issue 1,000 machines, a ‘second generation of electronic billing machines’ (EBM), a system the tax collectors said will help monitor transactions from entry of goods into customs to sale.
With the increasing levels of obesity, the craze about living on a vegetarian diet is also on the rise. Vegetarian diets are popular and the reasons for following a vegetarian diet are varied but include health...
Rwanda tea factories have scooped nearly all the awards in the regional best quality competition held in Nairobi, Kenya. According to a statement from the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB), Nyabihu, Rubaya, Muganza and Gisovu tea factories received awards during the 3rd African Tea Convention and Exhibition in Nairobi, Kenya...
Kenya’s tea volumes for 2017 are expected to drop by 11 per cent as the effects of drought take a toll on production of Kenya’s top foreign earner. Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) says production of green leaf will drop from 473 million kilogrammes produced in 2016 to about 420...
AS Kigali and reigning champions Rayon Sports have joined APR and Police FC in the last eight of the 2017 Peace Cup.
APR head coach Jimmy Mulisa has said that confidence helped his side beat Sunrise FC 4-0 on Saturday to reach the 2017 Peace Cup quarter-finals.
Of late, Kenyan artistes seem to be taking over the ever highly anticipated Kigali Jazz Junction. With their impressive performances, one could only wish for more from them.
Devis Ndiringiye is one of the popular music producers in Kigali. He’s the man behind songs such as ‘Revolution’ featuring all Rwandan rappers, Mariya Yohanna’s ‘Ndabakumbura,’ ‘Uza mbabarire’, as well as singer Dr Annely Uhorasenga’s latest music album.
On the evening of Saturday April 29th, Ange Theonastine Ashimwe made her maiden appearance on a poetry stage. The occasion was the 7th edition of the monthly poetry forum, Kigali Vibrates with Poetry.
Dennis Dybdal is one of the founders and the Managing Director of Waka Fitness. He is also the brains behind the recent Waka Warrior Race, a fitness race which involves participants overcoming a number of obstacles from piles of tires, high walls, a stream of water, mud puddles, soapy tarpaulins,...
Mothers have been urged to take care of their children’s nutrition as well as their own so as to make sure that children grow up in good health. The call was made by experts during mother’s day celebrations in Kigali organised by Africa Improved Foods, a manufacturer of nutritious foods...
It was the first time I was meeting her. From a distance she cut a posture of an amiable personality. Within minutes of talking to her, it felt like I was talking to someone I had known for years.
Last week’s Transform Africa Summit, held in Kigali, pledged to bolster the ICT sector whose aim is to achieve ‘smart cities’ across the continent. On this note, President Paul Kagame, in his speech, pointed out two fundamental things, among others: the need for political will to enable the implementation of...
United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)’s theme for 2017 is sustainable tourism, a subject not so new in Rwanda. The country’s conservation journey began more than a decade ago and has since progressed enormously.
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.
One question many students pose today is how relevant what they are studying is to the realities outside classroom.
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.
The appendix is a long, thin pouch that is shaped like a finger. It hangs down from the large intestine. The appendix is of an unclear function in humans, and is an organ associated more with negative importance than positive
As a daily routine, most parents usually pack food and snacks for their children before they leave for school. This food is eaten by children during their break time or as lunch.