Govt urged to help farmers better manage their harvest


Members of the senatorial Standing Committee on Economic Development and Finance have raised concerns that many farmers are hurriedly selling off their harvest instead of saving it with government and privately managed storage facilities for future consumption.


Relief as Nyamasheke gets Rwf10.5bn tea factory


Tea growers in Nyamasheke District will no longer have to worry about where to sell their produce following the opening of multibillion factory in the area.

Rwanda’s inflation rate slows to 0.7% December year-on-year


Rwanda’s inflation rate was recorded at 0.7 per cent year-on-year in December 2017, lower than 7.3 per cent during same period in 2016, on the back of declining vegetable and foodstuff prices.


Patriots eye double win against IPRC-South and Rusizi


Rwanda national basketball league title hopefuls, Patriots will be fired up going into the weekend double-header against IPRC- South on Saturday and Rusizi on Sunday, respectively.

Sorwathe FC seek to maintain winning streak in Div. 2 league

After defeating Vision FC 1-0 on Wednesday, unbeaten Sorwathe FC will go into the second division league clash against Aspor on Saturday at Kinihira ground, looking to maintain their winning streak and grip on top spot.

12 Rwandans for E.A reality show auditions


The first ever East African version of Big Brother Africa (BBA), dubbed Godfather East Africa (GFEA), is set to kick off early this year.

Rwandan film debuts at global film festival


For the first time, a film from Rwanda will be screened at this year’s Berlinale International Film Festival, in Germany. Imfura, a co-production by budding local filmmaker, Samuel Ishimwe Karemangingo, was selected to compete with 21 short fiction films from seventeen other countries at this year’s festival, which is scheduled...

Miss Rwanda winners, Where are they now?

She is the reigning Miss Rwanda who will be handing over the crown this year. During her reign she had trips to various countries including Germany and Sweden in a quest to promote ‘Made in products’.

Miss Rwanda​: What to expect this year


Auditions for this year’s Miss Rwanda beauty pageant open this Saturday in Musanze District, Northern Province.

KWEZI AND I ... When is enough enough?

Technology, as it is commonly said, is a great thing. It has made life better in so many ways and for that we shall be forever grateful but on the other hand, it also continues to be a threat; destroy the one thing that is more important than anything; human...

Tuyishimire on life struggles as a dwarf


Honorine Tuyishimire was born with dwarfism. Her childhood was about enduring the agony of being treated as ‘an outcast’ in society.

SDGs: The New Year resolution for Africa


While the year 2018 is still new and fresh, it is not a bad moment to reflect on our resolutions, big or small, and revise our potential and commitment towards achieving the same.

[Editorial] The Quran should not have been a subject of auction

A 14-tonne consignment of the Quran appeared among a list of items to be auctioned by the Rwanda Revenue Authority.


Editorial cartoon


The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has said that there is need for collaboration between all the stakeholders to jointly come up with lasting solution to the drug issue which he said has become like an “attack on the nation”.


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Contribution to national plans for sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services in Rwanda

As we approach the celebration of 2018 World Water Day (March 22nd), WaterAid reflected on its contribution to access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene under its partnership with the Government of Rwanda. WaterAid’s vision is of “a world where everyone has access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene”. The international organisation works in 38 countries across Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific Region to transform lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation. Globally, since 1981, WaterAid has reached 25 million people with safe water and, since 2004, 24 million people with sanitation.

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.

Is it a happy new you?

At a particular point in time, some people have chosen to say that a year has elapsed and a new one has begun.

Back to school: How to avoid last minute rush


With only a week or two remaining for schools to open, this period comes with anxiety to both students and parents. However, the situation can be ameliorated if parents, teachers, schools and students start preparing early enough to avoid last minute preparations. Education Times’ Lydia Atieno explores ways on how...

Innovation: 14-year-old pupil making paper charcoal


The 14-year-old says when he hatched the idea last year it seemed like a joke and a bit childish. At some point, his parents thought it was wastage of time, but he didn’t give up.

Diet coke and mentos explosion

You will need diet coke and mentos for this experiment to work.