Affordable housing remains a complex issue


Re: New measures to meet housing needs unveiled. (The New Times February 12)

Not everybody is cut to be an entrepreneur

Re: ‘The entrepreneurship bubble’ (The New Times February 8)

Kudos Police

Editor, Congratulations to the Police for the arrest of people with untagged minerals, which has become a big business. What now needs to be done is to find out where...

We need to expose more Rwandan tourist products

Editor Rwandan tourist attractions exhibited in Tel Aviv. (The New Times February 10)

Not everybody is cut out to be an entrepreneur


Yes indeed, “a strong base to continue to grow” calls for an urgent “honest reflection and forward-looking planning.”

Embrace early childhood centers

Consequences of child neglect may include but not limited to low self-esteem, depression and drug abuse in a later age.

Promoting social welfare concerns us all

Our ancestors already warned us about poverty’s dangerous effects on relationships and ,by extension, society at large: “Abasangiye ubusa bitana ibisambo”, “Aharaye inzara haramuka inzigo”.

Teaching is a calling

Teachers, teachers, teachers...always and always!

Customer is king

I recently visited Rwanda, I was there for two weeks and every office, business, organisation I visited, the customer service issue struck me really hard.

To allow or not to allow GMOs


Editor, RE: “Africa, be aware of GMOs!” (The New Times, February 6). I commend Mwene Kalinda for being a very vocal voice on GMOs. It appears Rwanda has a biosafety...

Kiswahili is vital but shouldn’t be costly

Editor, RE: “MPs approve law making Kiswahili official language” (The New Times, February 9). I’m all for having a universally shared language among East Africans but isn’t that the very...

Kudos to Gashora Girls

Editor, RE: “Girls in science: How far have they come?” (The New Times, February 9).

Software developers too can benefit from Made-in-Rwanda

Editor, Re: ‘Buy local and shun corruption: Kagame’ (The New Times February 8)

Rwanda: The heart of Africa that won’t stop beating

‘...In every heart, there is a drum that beats, steady and strong, it does not know defeat, I feel it pound and know the sound of our true beliefs...’ The...

Through awareness, we will defeat cancer

Editor, Re: ‘There’s no worse disease than ignorance’ (The New Times February 7)

Corruption: Ombudsman, Police can rein in big fish


Re: ‘‘Sophisticated graft methods hamper prosecution of ‘big fish’, say officials (The New Times, January 7, 2017).

Fighting drug abuse is a collective cause

RE: “Drug abuse, trafficking cases on the rise – Police” (The New Times, January 18).

First identify the source of inequality

RE: “Economic inequality at odds with Agaciro” (The New Times, January 20).

Planned Gikondo artificial lake project commendable


This is a commendable effort by REMA! However, there are a lot of pollutants in that area which can be seen with just a casual visit.

Encourage citizens to use police hotlines

I hope these cowardly criminals are swiftly brought to justice!

Malawian courts have all they need to extradite Murekezi

Under the law, anyone who obtains anything under false pretense is a criminal offender.

Never trust the United Nations

I never have and never will trust the so-called United Nations because they’re simply anything “but” united. Not only that but also for their role in what happened in Rwanda...

Must parents have written contracts with children?


A written performance contract between students and parents is not only a bad idea but also dangerous and should not be promoted at all by the Ministry of Education. However,...

Farmers must be supported to tap into new opportunity

Great success for Rwanda and Africa at large. However, there is a sad part to this wonderful success story that has to do with the fact that 90% of raw...