PHOTOS: National Leadership Retreat opens today

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About 300 senior leaders from central, local government, parastatals and the private sector are meeting at the Rwanda Defence Force Combat Training Centre in Gabiro in Gatsibo District for the...

New project to help promote working conditions in informal sector launched

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Every morning, Jean de Dieu Uwizeyimana wakes up and moves around the City of Kigali in search of casual jobs in the construction sector. Luckily enough, he always manages to...

Why you should report corruption

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The latest Corruption Perception Index launched last week by Transparency International, among other revelations, pointed to significantly low reporting of corruption cases by the general public.

We want to use mobile phones to provide access to healthcare – Babyl Rwanda chief

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Babyl recently unveiled an artificially intelligent chatbot that uses machine learning to interact with patients using voice or free text, which is a powered computer programme specialised in medical triage...

Budget execution in districts at 40.5 per cent

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Members of the Lower House have urged the Government to urgently address reasons behind slow implementation of the current national budget for the financial year 2017/18 after noticing that, overall,...

Man arrested over theft of Rwf10m at city supermarket

Police in Huye District, on Saturday, arrested a former employee of T2000 supermarket in Kigali who allegedly took off with Rwf10 million early this month. The suspect allegedly stole the...

Vodacom to join Rwanda internet connectivity market

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Vodacom Group, one of Africa’s largest mobile communications group, is entering the local market to offer connectivity services. The firm’s entry into the local market is through a partnership with...

Iradukunda crowned Miss Rwanda 2018

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Liliane Iradukunda has replaced Elsa Iradukunda as Miss Rwanda 2018​. She was crowned Miss Rwanda 2018 in a colourful grand finale held at the iconic Kigali Convention Centre auditorium, on...

Muhima residents clear Nyabarongo marshland during Umuganda

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As part of the monthly community service, residents from four cells of Muhima sector in Nyarugenge sector yesterday cleared Nyabugogo marshland which thieves had used as cover to steal property...

Rwanda supports regional textile production- Musoni

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Regional leaders met in Kampala on Friday to devise means of increasing East Africa’s trade competitiveness through, among other means, creating a competitive textiles industry.

Rwf1.7 b Rubavu market will empower informal cross border traders – official

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The Rubavu Cross Border Market complex worth $2 million (approximately Rwf1.7 billion) which will be inaugurated early April is set to significantly empower small scale traders in Rubavu and other...

Expect more Sudanese investors in Rwanda- Envoy

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For over two decades, Sudan’s investors were limited to explore the possibility of other markets due to a trade embargo by the US. But Sudan’s new Ambassador to Rwanda, Abdalla...

The cost of corruption on economy and people’s welfare

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The amount of bribe paid by Rwandans to get various services such as social protection, justice, or bank products was estimated to Rwf35.5 billion, according to Executive Director of Transparency...

How Artificial Intelligence will change traditional jobs

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The future of the workforce is one of the biggest issues facing CEOs today. It’s abundantly clear to all that artificial intelligence, big data analytics and advanced robotics make it...

Oil exploration yet to deliver much needed jobs to Africa

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Over the past decade, oil and gas exploration operations have multiplied across sub-Saharan Africa, often in remote areas far from political and commercial capitals. Wooed by surging prices in global...

Farmers grapple with cheap imported wheat

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Farmers and other players in the agriculture sector have blamed the high cost of production, and low productivity per farm that makes locally produced wheat more costly imported one.

Muhima residents clear Nyabarongo marshland during Umuganda

As part of the monthly community service, residents from four cells of Muhima sector in Nyarugenge sector yesterday cleared Nyabugogo marshland which thieves had used as cover to steal property...

Three Sacco employees under investigations over embezzlement

Police in Nyanza District have launched investigations into alleged embezzlement of Rwf9.3 million that were not accounted for at a savings and credit cooperative in Ntyazo Sector.

East African Science and Technology Commission begs for funds

Officials at the Kigali-based East African Science and Technology Commission (EASTECO) on Friday implored visiting members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) to help with its inadequate funding challenge.

89% pass TVET exams

up to 19,749 candidates passed Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) examinations in 2017, representing 89.36 per cent of all the 22,101 candidates who sat the exams, results released...

A-level exams show improved pass rate

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A slight improvement was noticed in the performance of candidates who sat their Advanced Level national examinations last year, according to officials. They were speaking during the release of A-Level...

Females' performance in sciences promising – education minister

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The Minister for Education, Dr Eugene Mutimura has commended this year’s female performance in science subjects describing it as ‘highly promising’ and a boost to efforts to get more women...

Examination malpractices drop

The Ministry of Education efforts to contain malpractices in national examinations at all levels are bearing fruit, officials have said.

TTC exam results released

Up to 99.27 per cent of candidates who sat the 2017 Teacher Training Centres (TTC) national exams passed.