The 20th edition of the Rwanda International Trade Fair concluded yesterday with award of best exhibitors. Bank of Kigali (BK) emerged the best overall exhibitor, followed by RwandAir, and Ameki Color, a paints manufacturer.
One local company is introducing locally-made leather soccer balls on the national market with view to take the new product beyond the borders and across the oceans.
For Rwanda to achieve the projected 6.2 per cent economic growth this year, there is need to urgently address private sector investment capacity, the World Bank has said.
The Rwandan government has opened talks with the United States on the review of the American Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) in a bid to ensure that Rwanda continues to access duty free access to the...
Illegal money lenders, commonly known as loan sharks or Bank Lambert, are stepping up their game in an attempt to bypass the law. While central bank has come hard on the illegal money lenders, it still...
Rwanda’s High Commissioner to Zambia Monique Mukaruliza has called on the Rwandan business community to pick interest in the trade opportunities that Zambia provides.
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.
CAPE TOWN - FIFA has ordered the World Cup qualifier between South Africa and Senegal, played in November 2016, to be replayed after the referee was banned for life.
NEW YORK - Roger Federer’s hopes of claiming a record-extending 20th grand slam title ended on Wednesday when he was beaten 7-5 3-6 7-6(8) 6-4 by Juan Martin del Potro in a thrilling U.S. Open quarter-final.
After a memorable homecoming concert at the Mutzig beerfest in Nyamata last weekend, Meddy, born Médard Jobert Ngabo, did not jet back to the U.S, where he is based. Instead, the Ntawamusimbura hit maker intends to stage more concerts that will see him traverse all the far corners of the...
Gospel artistes from within the region are set to participate in the 'Overflow Africa Worship Conference' in Kigali. The three–day event will run from September 10-12 at Christian Life Assembly Church in Nyarutarama.
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...
Sandra Idossou is the Managing Director of SHEI and ENZ consulting firm, which specialises in customer service, sales and marketing training and the CEO of The Service Magazine. She is passionately committed to helping companies and organizations to improve their customer centricity.
Anastasia Abambuzimana is the true definition of persistence. Neither fate, nor circumstances linked to her humble background, could stop her from achieving her dream.
If you know me well, then you must know how I believe that I know many things. In fact, I sometimes even secretly think that I know everything, which is why you can understand my surprise when it took a toddler to prove to me that I am delusional.
Since her establishment, the African Union aims at building a cohesive, integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa, driven by her citizens and representing a dynamic force in the world.
Most manufacturing plants, however big or small, tend to operate from urban centres where infrastructure and markets are more accessible.
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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.
At École Privée Marie Auxiliatrice in Kigali, the school has a couple working as teachers, and according to Sister Elizabeth Furaha, the head teacher, the couple is delivering effectively to students and so far they haven’t registered any issues with them.
Crime is wrong and as such, it is punishable by law. However, there are circumstances under which a person who has committed crime is exempted from punishment. One such circumstance, according to Article 103 of the Penal Code of Rwanda, is when a person commits an offense by force or...
From Homes to Sunday schools, children often are reminded and enlightened about a humble woman who was selfless, generous and cared more for the poor and needy than herself. Teachers, pastors and mentors always encourage children to follow her example and practice compassion.
Goal number 3 means making sure everyone is healthy and lives a long life without getting sick. This means we have to get rid of sicknesses like malaria and HIV. It also means we should have good behaviour to stay healthy – like going to the doctor when you’re sick,...