How 21-year-old Umuhoza is changing lives of teenage mothers


She is in the news not because of her beauty, lifestyle or the crown she won, but her ability to lend a helping hand to other young women.

My dream is to take urology to the next level, says Doctor Florence Ngarambe

At 34 years of age, Florence Umurangwa Ngarambe has a resume many would be envious of. Having graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in general medicine and later, a Master’s in...

Why does my pregnant daughter bleed?

Pregnancy occurs due to equilibrium of the hormones, human chorionic gonadotropin and progesterone. Normally, stopping of menstrual cycles is the first indication of pregnancy which prompts one to undergo tests...

What to wear to a cocktail party: The hard and fast rules

Attending a social soirée should be anything but stressful. A cocktail party should be a time to have fun and enjoy a fancy drink or two. Don’t let what you...

How to plan the perfect kids’ room

If you’re renovating or decorating your child’s bedroom, don’t start work without reading our step-by-step guide to getting the most out of the room.

Empowerment: Why men should ‘walk in women’s shoes’


Women empowerment isn’t solely the responsibility of only females. The gender equality equation is incomplete without men. The adage ‘to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes’ makes so much...

Meet the women who beat all odds to make a difference in society


Despite the voices of skepticism, she believed in her instinct. She set up a book store despite the talk that it would not survive its first birthday in a country...

Taking gender equality to the next level


Yesterday, Rwanda joined the rest of the world to mark International Women’s Day under the theme Preserving the dignity regained. Internationally, it was celebrated under the theme Be Bold for...