Govt recommits to partnership with private sector to boost industry

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The Government is committed to working with private sector and other development partners to put industrial development at the forefront and increase the annual contribution of industry sector to the...

Smart cities evolving: Where is Rwanda today?

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The world last month celebrated the World Cities Day, a day designated by the United Nations to highlight the important role of urbanisation as a source of global development and...

Huye farmers reaping big from modern farming

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For years, Godelieve Muhimpundu practiced traditional farming which led to poor yields. The mother of six from Gitwa Cell, Tumba Sector in Huye District says life was difficult and she...

Rwanda making progress in reduction of undernourishment – FAO report

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Few countries in sub-Saharan Africa, notably Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Madagascar, reduced undernourishment while several others experienced a rise between 2009-2011 and 2014–2016, the Food and Agriculture Organisation regional overview of...

Why institutions should embrace GIS services in data collection

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There was a time when getting precise and credible geographical data before venturing into an undertaking at a given area was a labourious manual process. Even if one did, it...

Buildexpo Africa due in Kigali tomorrow

East Africa’s Premier Building and Construction Exhibition, Buildexpo Africa, is set to open on Wednesday in Kigali. The event has annually been hosted in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia for the...

SPONSORED: Early diagnosis and treatment putting TB on a waning scale in Rwanda

Cyprien Ntizihigwa a resident of Nyamiyaga sector, Kamonyi district, had a fever and after days of mulling over the thought of going for a checkup, he finally approached a health...

SPONSORED: Mass non-surgical circumcision 'PrePex' curbing HIV transmission in Rwanda

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Kamanzi Alex is one of thousands of Rwanda men who have finally decided to have the cut – get circumcised. He has come for his second and last immunization jab...

SPONSORED: Denmar LTD partners with Systemair as regional distributor

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Denmar Mechanical & General Services Limited a company that provides Mechanical engineering services across East and Central Africa has signed a distribution agreement with Systemair AB, a leading international Mechanical...

Police commend public conduct during Tour du Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has commended the conduct of road users and the public in general during the just concluded ninth edition of Rwanda Cycling competition – Tour du Rwanda...

China, Morocco discuss opportunities under Belt and Road initiative

The relationship between Morocco and China will reinforce global strategic partnership and particularly reinforce multilateral economic initiatives in Africa as part of Chinese project ‘Belt and Road initiative,’ officials from...

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's re-election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in the repeat presidential poll last month, paving the way for his swearing in next week. The court's six judges...

Passengers report errant driver to police

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An errant driver of Stella, a local travel agency, was yesterday detained for deadly driving behaviors and undermining the pleas by passengers.

[Sponsored] Putting condoms on, to keep infections, unwanted pregnancies away

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Health problems associated with Sexually Transmitted Diseases and unwanted pregnancies are more prevalent among high risk populations and lower among the youth than in the general population in Rwanda.

[SPONSORED] Mass non-surgical circumcision 'PrePex' curbing HIV transmission in Rwanda

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Kamanzi Alex is one of thousands of Rwanda men who have finally decided to have the cut – get circumcised. He has come for his second and last immunization jab...

Rwanda sends contingent for EASF field training in Sudan

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A contingent of 95 personnel from Rwanda Defence Force, Rwanda National Police and civilians is today set to leave Kigali to participate in a two weeks regional Field Training Exercise...

Will the fresh drive help achieve much-desired cashless economy?

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Financial sector players last week launched a fresh national initiative to promote the uptake of a cashless economy.

Global criminal justice symposium opens today

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A symposium bringing together international and local experts on international criminal justice and organised crime opens in Kigali today.

Businesses upbeat over new visa regime

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International conference organisers are upbeat following the last week’s announcement of the new visa regime.

Prosecute men who impregnate teenagers, says civil society

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Members of civil society organisations and religious leaders have appealed to the Government to launch an investigation into the people responsible for the country’s teenage pregnancies.

Parents optimistic as early childhood centre construction starts in Kicukiro

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Parents in Kicukiro District will no longer worry about where to leave their children whenever they go to work as an Early Childhood Development (ECD) Centre is set to be...

13 eye Rwf60m BK-Urumuri interest-free financing

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Thursday, November 15, 2017 will always be nostalgic for 13 budding entrepreneurs and, ultimately five of them for whom the day could be a turning point as they stand a...

European Union maintains its position on SADR ahead of major summit

African and European Heads of State and Government will gather for their 5th summit from November 29 to 30 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, to discuss the future of AU-EU relations,...

Toilet hygiene: A practice that will keep your household safe

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Yesterday (November 19) was World Toilet Day, a day aimed at inspiring action to tackle global sanitation crises. In Rwanda, the Ministry of Health has embarked on different activities to...