HRW is a cover to hide interests of colonialists

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“In reality HRW plays the role of missionaries of yore; soften up the colonialists’ targets for the final assault under the amorphous pretext of human rights and the even more...

Made-in-Rwanda drive must insist on quality

Even if we accept the principle of encouraging local production, we must nevertheless be careful not to place on the market local products of poor quality.

The philosophy behind HRW's blatant falsehoods on Rwanda

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A key factor in Human Rights Watch’s undeserved influence derives from its very savvy and active media relations strategy. It very often reaches into the media to recruit some of...

Penal code review timely

This is a good move toward easing an interpretation of laws in Rwanda. I was recently reading one news outlet about a person who raped a lady in the mid...

Made-in-Rwanda campaign and EAC trade deals are not mutually exclusive

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10 per cent local preference for bidders from other EAC States and COMESA as enshrined in our current Procurement Act is in line with the EAC Common Market Protocol.

Penal code review: How should we treat adulterous partners?

I am very sure that the philosophical reasoning behind the new legislation is valid due to the fact family conflicts are on the rise and one of the causes is...

Penal code review: How should we treat adulterous partners?

I am very sure that the philosophical reasoning behind the new legislation is valid due to the fact family conflicts are on the rise and one of the causes is...

Is blanket criticism of the Church misplaced?

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Editor, RE: “The Perraudins of this world are still lurking in the dark” (The New Times, October 16).

We must shake off the shackles of dependence

Editor, RE: “Harmful benevolence in Rwanda’s judicial system” (The New Times, October 16). Many such ‘undiplomatic’ diplomats believe their status as donors confers upon them license to act hypocritically without...

It’s a waste of time to ask France to acknowledge its role in Genocide

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Editor, RE: “France should face the truth and stop mudslinging” (The New Times, October 13). Where the Genocide against the Tutsi is concerned, France cannot afford to face the truth...

Should adultery remain a criminal offence? 

Editor, RE: “Conduct public consultations on proposed amendment to penal code” (The New Times, October 12). The Government is doing well to protect Rwanda’s smallest unit of the state, which...

HRW’s latest scandal in Rwanda is only a reminder of its true mission

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Could people please stop referring to 'Human Rights' (mirthless laughter) Watch as a 'rights group'? There are nothing of the sort, but rather what retired US diplomat Richard Johnson referred...

Families should take a firm stand against sexual violence

I appreciate Rwanda National Police's efforts in educating citizenry to report about such inhuman acts.

The Perraudins of this world are still lurking in the dark

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That was and still is our number one mistake: embracing Catholicism knowing what an evil institution it has always been.

Rwanda-SA ties: Kigali has the duty to promote its own interests

I’m sure the Rwanda government can do the same though painstakingly.

New effort to promote Made-in-Rwanda should uphold our commitments to EAC

RE: “New bill to blacklist offending contractors, give preferential treatment to local firms” (The New Times, October 12). As much as we embrace Made-in-Rwanda, we also need to respect our...

We must commit to 'never again'

Thank you The New Times for the well articulated piece.

Welcome back, Hadi!

I wish Janvier Hadi all the best. He still has many things to do with the team.

Gen Nyamvumba is spot on

Well-written and contained sound and practical advice.

Never tire of documenting France's role in Genocide against the Tutsi

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We need to keep reminding the world of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda and France’s role in its preparation and execution. We need to periodically publish the names...

Of RPA dissidents and their misplaced hate

Hatred, of course, is among the most powerful forces that easily blind those who fall under its spell. Such negative emotions as jealousy, greed and the desire to destroy those...

Strategic partnerships critical for Nyundo School of Art and Music

One of the teachers mentioned, Honoré Iyakaremye, studied music and production with us here at the Nexus Institute of Creative Arts in England. We would love to partner further with...

Kudos to Rwandan archaeologists

Africa’s rich cultural history, assumedly ‘discovered’ by Westerners, was always distorted by the same Westerners. Look at how our traditional and rich medicinal culture was trashed by the West as...

Conduct public consultations on proposed amendment to penal code

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Editor, RE: “Keep morality out of law-making” (The New Times, October 10). The government’s position on adultery is commendable in the context of sustainability and sovereignty of Rwandan families.