Here’s how we can phase out taxi-motos

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Editor, RE: “We can plan for our cities without scary words like ‘ban’” (The New Times, September 18). I suggest the following:

Kigali City needs to strictly enforce construction rules

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I made one observation: the iron bars used were razor thin and I wondered why the authorities waited for too long to demolish it, or even how nobody noticed anything...

UR should have consulted stakeholders on reforms

If there is one cultural norm Rwanda has been putting in so much effort to institutionalise in the RPF era, it is dialogue and democratic consultations.

Gacaca archives will serve the next generations

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Digitalisation of Gacaca documents is crucial in fighting against denial and trivialisation of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Scrutinise car ownership transfers

There must be some weaknesses in Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA).

EAC should not compromise on plastic bag ban

I am as against plastic bags as anyone, and would certainly hope every country in the East African Community would do the right thing and ban this highly polluting stuff...

Kenya should maintain cap on loan interest rates

Kenya’s banks have been accustomed to abnormal profits for a very long time.

UR restructuring should be conducted carefully

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The decision-makers of this institution have no clue what they are really doing. They are so detached from the reality of Rwanda, they even think it’s normal to charge a...

Kenya should maintain cap on loan interest rates

Kenya’s banks have been accustomed to abnormal profits for a very long time.

Slum upgrading is the best approach

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I fully support development projects and everyone should support them as rightly put by Seth. However, my opinion is that we need to rethink slum approach in Kigali.

Comply with the policy on wetlands

This week, the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), in partnership with the Local Government ministry, started closing down all facilities and other unlawful activities in wetlands in Kigali – a...

We should support Kigali’s ambitious housing projects

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Editor, RE: “Urgent solutions needed for former slum dwellers” (The New Times, September 13). A tenant can always find another house to rent. For me, I do not see any...

Football clubs must prioritise the health of their players

Editor, RE: “Rayon coach, stars mourn Mutuyimana” (The New Times, September 13). Condolences to the family of Mutuyimana. However, his passing leaves a lot of questions to be answered by...

Explore further on potential of fishing industry

Editor, RE: “Unlocking the potential in fishing industry” (The New Times, September 13). Very insightful. Just running some quick numbers, it appears that fish imports in Rwanda amount to at...

Regulation: Diary sector stakeholders have what it takes to clean up the mess

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Editor, RE: “RSB crackdown on standards leave supermarkets short of dairy products” (The New Times, September 11). A collaborative approach is needed to address issues that are identified in a...

Livestock, fisheries need own docket

Editor, RE: Rwanda’s young cabinet of technocrats” (The New Times, September 11). This is interesting. I think that the major problem is the inappropriate combination within the Ministry of Agriculture...

Kudos to young varsity innovators

Editor, RE: “UoR students develop app to improve e-health for teens” (The New Times, September 10). I will appreciate these young innovators for this wonderful innovation. In this era of...

Invest more in health to make Rwanda a major destination for medical tourism

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These are impressive gains by the Ministry of Health. My favorite is one on access to free malaria treatment to the lowest Ubudehe categories.

Why we must attach more value to Kinyarwanda

Learning and speaking your mother tongue fluently boosts your self-worthiness, self-confidence and prevents identity crisis conundrum. Go ahead and please teach our children in our own language.

Made-in-Rwanda products should be priced in Francs

The Made-in-Rwanda drive seeks to encourage more Rwandans to consume locally made goods and services. However, the prices on this site are only in US dollars which means that the...

Plastic bags ban: the benefits will outlive generations

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You must be a good disciple and an environmentalist, else you have an idea, but that thing called environment is being damaged by far bigger things other than plastics and...

It's fine for couples to work in same school

I was waiting to read the couple’s name and that would be icing on the cake.

Driver's license woes: Tryout computer based provisional tests

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This is the second article this year about the trials and tribulations of the driving permit seeker and in my opinion, we can do much better.

'Don’t compromise on plastic bags ban'

I am as against plastic bags as anyone, and would certainly hope every country in the East African Community would do the right thing and ban this highly polluting stuff...