The Institute of National Museums of Rwanda (INMR) on Monday completed the relocation of all historic artefacts related to environment from the Natural History Museum (Kandt House) to the environmental museum in Karongi District.
After retiring from the Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) three years ago, Major Peterson Gasangwa pondered how best to use his time and energy. He had numerous ideas with an overreaching goal to keep contributing to the...
It’s a Thursday afternoon in Nyabugogo - Kigali’s gateway to rural Rwanda. It is business as usual, except for one novelty. The visible presence of large numbers of sharply dressed police officers.
Plans to set a Volkswagen (VW) manufacturing plant in Rwanda are in the final stages. According to Thomas Schäfer, the chair and chief executive of Volkswagen Group South Africa, the German carmaker plans to go operational...
Electricity supply woes could soon be a thing of the past for residents and businesses in the City of Kigali within the next two years. According to new ambitious targets set by the Rwanda Energy Group...
Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday faulted the electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundary Commission (IEBC), for setting October 17 as the date for a re-run of presidential elections following nullification of the previous polls by the supreme court. Odinga said his National Super Alliance (NASA) and other...
Collective investment schemes invest in a broad range of securities, sometimes at lower cost due to negotiation skills and size of the investable funds.
On my first visit to Rwanda about two years ago, I was impressed by what I saw of the City of Kigali considering the sad events of 23 years ago. I observed an infrastructural development programme that has clearly elevated the status of the city and indeed the country.
STUTTGART - Germany fired six past Norway while England fought back after an early scare to beat Slovakia in European World Cup qualifying on Monday.
Rwanda will face neighbours, Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday afternoon in the third and final warm-up game ahead of the FIBA Afrobasket Championships for Men in Tunisia.
Nigerian songwriter and producer Augustine Miles Kelechi, better known by his stage name Tekno Miles, is expected to perform at the first edition of My250 Concert, slated for September 10, at Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village.
It was more of beer and less of musical performances at the Mutzig Beer Fest on Saturday. The beer aside, the prospect of watching singer Meddy Ngabo after so many years abroad was the other highlight of the festival on Saturday.
In 1993, at a time when the number of orphans was steadily increasing in Burundi due to the civil war, the then 24 year old Marguerite Barankitse started an NGO Maison Shalom, which means 'house of peace', and REMA Hospital that has been providing love and stability to children whose...
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It’s been 23 years since over one million people lost their lives in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The effects of the tragedy still ripple through the daily lives of those who survived.
This year, 20-year-old Yvette Ishimwe was one of the two lucky winners from Rwanda selected to receive the ‘Queen’s Young Leaders’ award at Buckingham Palace, London.
Why do some people keep doing the same thing and getting the same wrong results? It is baffling, yet it happens quite often.
Over 40 million seedlings of orange-flesh sweet potatoes were distributed in Musanze District by International Potato Centre (CIP) last week. The distribution is part of efforts to sensitise the public about the new Vitamin A-rich sweet potato variety.
SPECIAL GUARANTEE FUND:Insuring against wild animal damages, non-insured, non-identified vehicle accidents
In a bid to strengthen social protection, the Government of Rwanda has continued to put in place programs that ensure individuals and communities do not slip into lack due to unpredictable calamities. The Special Guarantee Fund (SGF) can be considered as one of social protection programs put in place to ensuring the rights and well-being of the citizens.
A total of 30 Sacco District Deans from the 30 districts across the country have been trained in basic skills in excel application at Beau Sejour Hotel Remera Kigali, under the yauspices of Business Development Fund (BDF) with an aim of equipping Sacco staff members with skills they need to optimize their appreciation and application of data analysis tools during their day to day work.
When visual impairment struck him at 19, Ismail Habufite, without a sense of sight, thought his life would be ruined and dreams shattered forever. That time, about eleven years ago, Habufite was an artisan making postal cards that he sold to earn a living. “I got sick and became totally visually impaired. That time I felt hopeless and could hardly imagine how my future would be. I thought I was going to be a burden to my family which was also poor,” he says.
Vision for a Nation Foundation has supported Rwanda to become the first developing country in the world to provide all its citizens with local access to affordable eye care as screenings reach two million this month.
Last week, University of Rwanda held its 4th graduation ceremony which saw a total of 8,366 students conferred with degrees in different programmes.
Breaking the habit of smoking requires some difficult tactics because of the addiction to nicotine which is one of the chemicals found in cigarettes.
Each week, we will show you one of the SDGs. Try to think about what each goal means and why it is important. Tell us what you think, and you could even win a prize!
Where there is passion, there is an extraordinary learner. I have no doubt that a smart leaner is one who is passionate about his/her studies, eager to learn and keen on engaging in new productive activities.