Rwanda on Sunday concluded a barnstorming debut at Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Northern Europe’s largest tourism fair in the Finnish Capital Helsinki. A combination of traditional dances, Rwandan music and complimentary Rwandan coffee helped make Rwanda’s...
Insurance companies have finally bowed to public pressure by revising the implementation of the recent sharp increase in insurance premiums for motor vehicles.
Joseph Areruya has made history by becoming the first Rwandan to win La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, the biggest cycling race on the UCI-Africa Tour, which concluded on Sunday in Gabon.
In late December last year, as most Rwandans, like the rest of the world, were in a festive mood, a local bank woke up to an electronic heist targeting billions of francs.
The entry of German carmaker, Volkswagen into the country has caused excitement with expectations of boosting the economy, better mobility experience and reduced import bill.
African Union Heads of State will later this week launch the long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The initiative, which is part of the wide 2063 Agenda, is tipped to usher in a new dawn for the continent’s aviation industry as it will “completely liberalise”...
Strong coordination and effective governance are essential to ensure proper planning and financing to foster urban development, researchers have said.
Government efforts to raise national savings ration of GDP to 20 per cent in 2020 will be boosted following a plan by BPR to increase sensitisation campaigns encouraging Rwandans to embrace a savings culture.
The World Cup winner, ex-England captain and Blackpool great Jimmy Armfield has died at the age of 82. Armfield, who played 627 matches in 17 years for his only club and was part of Sir Alf Ramsey’s victorious squad in 1966, was diagnosed with cancer for a second time last...
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted he has not given a second thought to his team's 18-match unbeaten run ahead of their trip to Swansea City on Monday. Klopp's side have been in imperious form recently, and ended Premier League leaders Manchester City's hopes of going through the season without...
Dark comedy “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday in a ceremony marked by women and their stories amid the sexual misconduct scandal that has swept Hollywood.
When Tanzanian singer Diamond Platinumz posted on his Instagram last week that he is looking for a palatial home to buy in Rwanda, many thought it was just a publicity gimmick.
MC Tino, real names Martin Kasirye made a name in the entertainment industry as an MC, artiste, comedian and a radio Presenter. The entertainment bit of him began manifesting in him as a primary school kid while in Uganda, where he was born and raised.
Bob Allan Karemera is a social worker and a photographer, a practice he has passionately done as a part time job. He has also told stories through his photography on Medium.com.
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.
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...
Recently, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the leading global environmental authority that sets the global environmental agenda, released its report entitled “Towards a Pollution-Free Planet.”
Recently, insurance companies unanimously announced an increment of up to 70 per cent for mandatory motor third-party insurance premiums. The announcement drew public outcry with many describing the insurers as a cartel that took the decision without consultation of key stake holders.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Q. What goes up a chimney down, but doesn’t go down a chimney up? A. An umbrella.