Kagame pardons 18 juveniles who passed national exams

President Kagame has pardoned 18 youth who were serving their respective sentences in Nyagatare juvenile Prison after displaying 'good behavior and passing national examinations with very high grades,' according to the Cabinet resolution statement.


Rwanda edge closer to CHAN quarter-finals after Equatorial Guinea win


Rwanda continued a good run at the ongoing 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) after winning 1-0 in the second game of Group C against Equatorial Guinea at Grand Stade de Tanger, Morocco on Friday night. The win boosted Amavubi's chances of qualifying to the quarter-finals.

La Tropicale Amissa Bongo: Areruya retains yellow jersey


Team Rwanda rider Joseph Areruya retained yellow jersey as Australian Brenton Jones claimed fifth stage, Oyem – Ambam (Cameroon), 141km at the ongoing La Tropicale Amissa Bongo race on Friday in Gabon.

KNC to launch 4th album


Musician cum media entrepreneur and entertainer, Charles Kakooza Nkuriza aka KNC is planning the launch of his 4th studio album- Heart Desire.

Ingabire on using the pen to empower women


At 21, she is an artist, actress, singer and poetess. Paola Ingabire is also an author and recently released her first book “More Powerful than we think,’ a book that talks about gender issues concerning women and young girls.

When the groom opts for a female 'best man'


The media described her as the most stunning ‘best man’ ever. Dressed in a navy blue suit and white shirt, Ayobowale Ilesanmi looked superb serving as the best man at her twin brother’s wedding.

Man of Honour or Best Woman: Wedding party members of the opposite sex

Although it’s traditional for the bridal party to consist of the bride’s best gal pals and the groom’s best male mates, some couples opt to include close friends of the opposite sex.

How a housemaid inspired Ruzibuka to win Queen’s Award


As a child, 27-year-old Priscilla Ruzibuka looked up to the housemaid at their family home. Not that being a housemaid was a big achievement, but the love, passion and optimism that the maid exuded was what Ruzibuka admired.

Karengera on how she became a global makeup artist


Laura Isimbi Karengera describes makeup as “an art form like any other”. “It’s very competitive but very rewarding. Some do wear makeup just because they love it and some because they need it to feel more comfortable in their skin. It can be therapeutic for some too. It’s an expression...

Water management is health management

LONDON – With climate change accelerating and its effects exacerbating other geopolitical and development crises, the role of environmental protection in preserving and improving human wellbeing has become starkly apparent. This recognition lies at the heart of the concept of “planetary health,” which focuses on the health of human civilization...

India's urban awakening

WASHINGTON, DC – When the United Kingdom became the first country in the world to undergo large-scale urbanization in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the process transformed its economy and society. Today, India is facing a similar transformation, only it is happening at 100 time the pace. By 2030,...


Editorial cartoon


Many parents are bearing the weight of school fees as schools reopen.


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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.

Exam results: How best to deal with poor grades

The Primary Leaving Examination and O-Level results released last week indicated that, generally, most candidates performed well. And is the practice, people tend to encourage, praise and give all manner of tribute to the star performers.

350 refugee students receive vocational training


Last Friday, 350 Congolese refugee students in Rwanda completed a six-week vocational training in permaculture, plumbing, electrical installation and hair dressing at Gitwe Adventist School, Ruhango District in Southern Province.

Talent: 11-year-old Upadhyay on her passion for music


Divyanshi Upadhyay is a primary six pupil of Excella School in Kimironko, Gasabo District who has made a name for herself thanks to her passion for music. The 11-year-old started writing songs from the age of five.

Riddles to boost creative thinking


Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn’t go down a chimney up? A. An umbrella.