MTN slapped with Rwf7bn fine

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Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Wednesday imposed a Rwf7 billion fine on MTN Rwanda Ltd over what the regulator said was non-compliance with licensing obligations by the latter, according to a statement.

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Rwanda’s trade deficit drops by over 10.5% in March

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Rwanda’s trade deficit for formal goods decreased by over 10.5 per cent year-on-year in March, but was up on a monthly basis, the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) Formal External Trade in Goods report for March 2017 indicates.

African govts urged to diversify economies

African governments have been urged to focus on growing intra-African trade and diversifying their economies to stop reliance on commodities to reduce vulnerability to external shocks.

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Peace Cup: Bugesera FC tame AS Muhanga to seal quarter-final berth

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National football league side Bugesera FC thrashed second division outfit AS Muhanga 4-0 on Tuesday at Nyamata ground to book a place in the quarterfinals of the 2017 Peace Cup.

League glory awaits Rayon Sports as Mukura visit

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A win against Mukura VS in the Azam Rwanda Premier League at Stade de Kigali today afternoon will officially make league leaders, Rayon Sports the 2016/17 champions.

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50 picked for Kigali Fashion Week runway

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As the highly anticipated Kigali Fashion Week draws near, 50 potential models including males and females were selected to take part in the fashion show catwalk after a grueling search exercise on Sunday, May 14.

Charly and Nina release new song

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A new song by Rwanda’s top female duo, Charly & Nina has taken the air waves by storm. Mfata, whose audio was officially released on Sunday, May 14 is said to have been produced from Uganda by Alikhis Music, also producer of the latest Bebe Cool 18 and over track....

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Ashimwe defies odds to shine at Kigali Vibrates with Poetry

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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.

Dybdal on improving fitness in Rwanda

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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,...

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[PHOTOS]: Mother’s Day observed with call to scale up nutrition

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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...

[VIDEO]: Meet Dr Mukarwego, a lecturer with a vision beyond her visual impairment

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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.

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The joyful power of the diaspora

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Two weeks ago I met another one of Rwanda’s truly remarkable women - I will refer to her only as Joy. But this article isn’t about her. Rather, it is about the idea behind this article which was planted from meeting Joy.

EAC should take positive economic growth with cautious optimism

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The International Monetary Fund and Fitch Ratings concur on Rwanda’s positive economic outlook. While each country is unique in its circumstance, this reflects on the wider EAC, specifically Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya, which are as favourably projected.

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Editorial cartoon

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Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA) has pledged stronger cooperation with the public in enhancing cyber security for all computers in Rwanda amid an alert over an outbreak of a security attack that has affected over 150 countries.

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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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EDUCATION: Dealing with gifted students in the class

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Abdulkarim Mugisha, now in senior three at Riviera High School, Kigali, was the best pupil countrywide when he sat his primary exams in 2014. Even after joining high school, he continued to come top in class and was always ahead of his fellow students and sometimes the teachers.

English teachers discuss new methodologies

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Teachers from across Africa and beyond, last week met in Kigali to deliberate on ways to improve teaching of English. The meeting brought together over 300 participants from Africa, Middle East, the USA as well as from the UK.

Appendicitis; early detection prevents bigger complications

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

Is the food you pack for your child healthy?

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.