Rwanda Cricket Stadium up for International award

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The recently inaugurated Rwanda Cricket stadium located in Gahanga sector of Kicukiro District has been nominated for ArchDaily's 2018 Building of the Year Awards. ArchDaily is the most visited architecture website worldwide with over 500,000 daily readers and about 160 million page views per month as of 2016.

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Rwanda to benefit from regional urban devt research project

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Rwanda’s efforts to ensure data-based and sustainable urban development have been boosted by a new project that seeks to promote inclusive and pro-poor policies.

South Sudan unveils ambitious agric reform agenda

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juba - South Sudan has unveiled numerous ambitious agricultural development strategies that seek to enhance food production and curb severe food insecurity in the world’s youngest nation.

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The riddle that lingers over Rwandan soccer

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Last weekend, a friend posted on social media a rather thought-provoking question that ignited debate from even people who were not known to be sports enthusiasts. The question went, 'If you were put in charge of FERWAFA (Rwanda’s football governing body), what would you do to save our football?'

Rayon turn focus to CAF Champs League

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After losing to archrivals APR 2-1 in Heroes Cup tournament, Rayon Sports head coach Olivier Karekezi has turned his focus to the CAF Champions League preliminary round clash against Burundi’s Lydia Lydic Academic.

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House of Tayo's flash of fame in Hollywood

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Peter Junior Nyong’o, a younger brother to Oscar-winning actress Lupita Amondi Nyong’o, accompanied his sister to the premiere of Black Panther, which took place in Los Angeles on January 29.

VIDEO: Ellen DeGeneres to set up centre in Rwanda to conserve mountain gorillas

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Famous American comedienne, television personality and actor, Ellen DeGeneres will soon set up a facility in Rwanda for Dian Fossey’s work to help protect the critically endangered mountain gorillas in the Virunga Mountains.

WhatsApp: People you find in every group

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WhatsApp has made life easy; people can instantly share photos, videos, their current location and contacts with a single touch. With the rise of WhatsApp groups, is it possible to not belong to any? If you are one of the more than one billion people on this social networking caravan,...

WORD HAS IT...

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Many musicians around the world have quit music in favour of politics. We have seen musicians in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda joining politics. And in Rwanda, this happened last year when R&B singer Safi Madiba announced that he was planning to run for Member of Parliament.

KWEZI AND I......: Building and appreciating relationships

I recently had a very strange conversation with someone. Strange is a word that I usually use loosely but in this particular case, the conversation was strange in the true sense of the word.

My family is fighting over my father’s will

My father died recently. I am devastated by his loss, but he had a wonderful, long life. Since he passed, our lives have been turned upside down in a way I never would have anticipated.

Africa's arrival

NEW YORK – The African Development Bank (AfDB) has just published its African Economic Outlook for 2018. This year’s revamped publication – shorter than usual, analytically well-structured, and written in lucid prose, without hyperbole – in some ways mirrors Africa’s own transformation, as it raises hopes that we may at...

Russia's economic stagnation is here to stay

The Russian economy is stagnating across almost all sectors, meaning that boosting growth will be impossible without deep structural reforms. But with President Vladimir Putin approaching a fourth term after having shown little appetite for such reform, there is no reason to expect much to change in the foreseeable future.

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Editorial cartoon

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Rayon Sports were crowned winners of the 2018 Heroes Cup despite losing 2-1 to APR FC in their final game at a fully packed Amahoro National Stadium, Kigali on Thursday.

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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Extra charges in schools; Why gov’t issued new guidelines

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Christine Umumararungu, 17, born in Ngororero District dropped out of school after completing Senior Three. She had been studying for free for the past nine years after explaining to the authorities that she could not afford school fees being an orphan. Unfortunately, the school did not have A-Level, implying that...

Back to school: Early preparation key to academic success

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The beginning of the term is always a sensitive period for schools, especially when it comes to ensuring that teachers and students settle in well and prepare adequately for the entire academic year.

Why children should learn painting

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Primarily, painting is the practice of applying paint, pigment or colour to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush, but other tools, such as knives, sponges and airbrushes can be used.

How to make math fun for kids

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Usually, when you ask children their favourite subject, they will most likely mention all the others but mathematics. This is because of the common belief that math is hard. Did you know you can make math an interesting subject? Here is how;