SPONSORED: Power utility revamping network to reduce power wastage, ensure efficiency


In a bid to ensure efficient and stable power supply, the group is expanding and revamping the electricity distribution network to ensure reliable and stable power supply. Already, there are plans and ongoing projects targeted for implementation this financial year, including the construction of various transmission lines. All these lines...

SPONSORED: How access to reliable electricity supply is changing fortunes of businesses in Kayonza


gakuru Nsengimana is a salon operator in Rwimishinya sector, Kayonza District. The barber is currently contented and optimistic that his shop will grow after he was recently connected on the national power grid. Previously, he would spend a lot of money on fuel to power his salon, but not any...


Tour du Cameroun called off at last minute

In the one of the most surprising and shocking decisions ever made in history of African cycling, organizers of the 16th Tour du Cameroun cancelled the race on Friday morning, barely a day before its kick-off.

Arsenal give Wenger respite, Atletico cruise to victory


ZURICH - Arsenal turned the form book upside down and gave manager Arsene Wenger much-needed respite with a shock 2-0 win away to AC Milan in the Europa League on Thursday.

All set for Urusaro film festival in Kigali


International actresses and filmmakers are expected to grace the third edition of the Urusaro International Women Film Festival from March 3 to 9 at Marasa Umubano Hotel, Kigali.

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Unique local outfits at C&H fashion show


Chinese-owned C&H garment factory is proving to be one of the leading textile factories in Rwanda, if the impressive outfits showcased at its fashion show held on Wednesday at the Institute Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) Kigali are anything to go by.

When churches turn into temples of greed


On a Wednesday morning, we set out for a church service at a local house of worship in Masoro, a Kigali suburb.

Haguruka: Amplifying the voice of vulnerable women and children


When she was a teen, Clementine Uwamahoro came face-to-face with evil that robbed her of her innocence.

My husband resents our son


My husband and I got married just after we both completed college and it has been a great journey so far. We have teenage twins, a girl and a boy. However, my husband has always had a soft spot for the girl and doesn’t seem to care much for the...

Crypto hawks and doves

Will cryptocurrencies usurp central banks’ role as monopoly suppliers of money, and what implications would that have for financial stability? Interestingly, a number of different answers to these questions are emerging, as monetary policymakers become either cautious fans or committed foes.

Working toward the next economic paradigm

Building support for a new unifying economic paradigm to replace the discredited Washington Consensus will be an analytically challenging, politically demanding, and time-consuming process. In the meantime, both economists and policymakers must ensure that the existing paradigm doesn’t cause more damage than it already has.

Editorial cartoon


Long distance truck drivers have appealed to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to help advocate for total removal of corrupt officials as well as unnecessary bureaucratic tendencies by officials along the principal Central Corridor route, especially in Tanzania and Burundi.


Abisabwe naRwanda Revenue Authority; Amaze kubona ibyemezo bigena imisoro byahawe uruganda rwa Premier TOBACCO COMPANY LTD; Hagamijwe kwishyuza ibirarane by'imisoro;

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.

What first phase of quality education campaign achieved


Offices at the Ministry of Education were closed early last month as top officials in the Ministry, and all affiliated institutions, embarked on a tour to assess the quality of education in over 600 schools including primary, secondary, university, as well as technical and vocational education and training institutions (TVET).

Don't be a loner, everybody needs friends

Dear counsellor, lately everybody around me at school has been saying I am anti- social and I love to isolate myself.

Why children must socialise


Social interaction helps young children to develop a sense of self-worth, and also learn what others expect from them.

Melting Chocolate

At what temperature does chocolate go from a solid to a liquid? Is it different for white and dark chocolate? Give this fun science experiment a try and find out!