Kwibuka23: Was UK part of the conspiracy?


The Genocide (against the Tutsi) was also condemned by the philosopher and historian Bertrand Russell who called it “the most horrible and systematic human massacre we have had occasion to...

1994-2017: The world has a lot to learn from Rwanda


Editor, Your newspaper of April 7 was full of many interesting articles on the 23rd Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. And this year’s commemoration theme, “Remember the...

Is Northern Corridor initiative still on track?

Editor, RE: “Northern Corridor is initiative is well and alive, says Mushikiwabo” (The New Times, April 5). How, yet the leaders themselves have been sending conflicting signals? This is so...

Clerics who committed genocide should be excommunicated

Editor, RE: “CNLG, survivors welcome Rwanda Vatican talks” (The New Times, March 21).

Local start-ups need incubation

Editor, RE: “Winning tips for small business operators” (The New Times, March 28). More needs to be done if startups are to survive the first and subsequent years. They need...

Should kids under 16 be allowed to visit Genocide memorial sites?


Editor, RE: “Kwibuka23: Children commit to fight genocide ideology” (The New Times, April 10).

Most illegal immigrants are good people

Editor, RE: “Trump alone not to blame for anti-migrant hysteria” (The New Times, April 4). President Trump is not anti-immigrant at all.

Kwibuka23: What the world needs to learn from Rwanda


Please allow me to share with your esteemed readers that we have a group of twenty-two Indian pilgrims, mostly retired senior citizens, who have travelled all the way from Mumbai...

Clerics convicted for Genocide should be excommunicated

What the Church should do is excommunicate and distance itself from such clerics, then it would be up to judicial systems to know what to do.

Local start-ups need incubation

More needs to be done if startups are to survive. They need incubation before they venture in the open market where they can compete with established businesses.

Northern Corridor leaders need to speak one language

But the leaders themselves have been sending conflicting signals. This is so especially on SGR with reports indicating that Uganda and Rwanda are exploring the Central Corridor instead of Northern...

The past matters in shaping present-day perspective


Gitura Mwaura states, quoting a British historian whom he also asserts to be respected, that it is “not the job of the present to tick the past off”. I couldn’t...

Africa mathematics institute will impact economy positively

Africa must start producing its own technology and stop being a consumer but rather a producer of the technologies it needs. If this doesn’t change, Africa will remain dependent on...

Local contractors need to step up

This is good in the sense of reducing paperwork and saving time. But again, there is need to sensitise local contractors on timely submission of bids. They tend to submit...

Cashless economy: Govt should work more closely with banks

Here are my thoughts: there are only two things that can be done to accelerate the use of electronic payments and remittance in Rwanda.

Yes, Kagame was right: you are either at the table or on the menu


Editor Re: “When does a genocide survivor lose it all?” (The New Times, April 4).

Rwanda on course to become wellness hub

Editor, RE: “200 home-based healthcare givers graduate” (The New Times, March 15). The Government of Rwanda, through its various ministries and agencies, constantly strives to support its citizens.

REMA spot on

Editor, RE: “Call for proper management of wetlands to reduce disasters” (The New Times, February 3)

Education is critical for any economy


Editor, RE: “Entrepreneurial universities: Marrying scholarly research with business acumen” (The New Times, March 25).

Why French crimes in CAR will go unpunished

Editor, RE: “For French crimes in CAR, some animals are more equal than others” (The New Times, March 26).

Price wars are good for the consumers

It is like a game of cat and mouse here. Safaricom stalking up even greater wars with the Kenyan banking sector, prizing away the latter’s lunch.

Change at CAF was inevitable

Why the negative headline that seems to imply foreboding because of a change – long overdue – at the top of the continent’s football management?