EDITORIAL: Communities neighbouring parks should be involved in conservation

Akagera National Park has adopted a new approach to secure animals by introducing sniffer dogs to check poaching in the protected area.

An Iran deal ten years late

ROME – The only thing to lament about the agreement reached by Iran and the P5+1 (the UN Security Council’s five permanent members – China, Britain, France, Russia, and the...

Europe's Vindictive Privatisation Plan for Greece

ATHENS – On July 12, the summit of eurozone leaders dictated its terms of surrender to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who, terrified by the alternatives, accepted all of them....

Can we stop using the African culture to disguise our prejudices?

As President Barack Obama steps out of Air Force One and looks beyond the gaggle of government officials and international and local media at Jomo Kenyatta Airport in Nairobi on...

Lt Gen Karake's arrest: Britain owes us an apology

Oxford, UK–Exactly about a month ago, Lt Gen Karenzi Karake, Chief of Rwanda’s National Intelligence and Security Services, was arrested in London UK, as he tried to board a flight...

Rwanda, a country built by hope

In mid-1994 I stopped at a small farming town in Northern Zimbabwe called Karoi, to buy some fishing supplies ahead of a long weekend on Lake Kariba. The headlines of...

EDITORIAL: Let’s support innovative youth to realise their dreams

Three young Rwandan entrepreneurs on Friday won the Rwanda Water and ICT Accelerator prize, worth $2000, after emerging the best in a competition that focused on coming up with innovative...

People Power the Rwandan way

Over the last few months, Rwandans have demonstrated that they have power and are prepared to exercise it to safeguard the gains they have made and guarantee their future. They...

Amendment of constitution is not an international taboo

Multitudes of Rwandans across the country have intensified calls for the amendment of the Constitution to remove the presidential term limits set out in Article 101 of the Constitution to...

EDITORIAL: Rwandans more united a month after General Karake’s shocking arrest

It is exactly one month since Lt Gen Karenzi Karake, the Secretary General of the National Intelligence and Security Services, was arrested while on an official government mission to the...

Saying no to the warmongers

NEW YORK – The accord struck in Vienna to rein in Iran’s nuclear activities has warmongers fulminating. Citizens worldwide should support US President Barack Obama’s brave effort to outmaneuver them,...

Rwanda's success story

On July 4, one of Israel's closest friends on the African continent, Rwanda, celebrated its "Liberation Day." This day has been celebrated for the past 21 years to mark the...

EDITORIAL: Article 101: Public should actively participate in MPs' consultations

Today, Members of Parliament begin countrywide consultations to gather more views from the public about the proposed amendment to Article 101 of the Constitution.

Change with Stability: The beginning of the end (Part IV)

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The change with stability debate did enter a final phase on July 14 with emotive mass movement of Rwandans who thronged parliament to witness the historical sessions during which lawmakers...

Can we try to focus more on the process than the event

Depending on where you are as you read this, Eid el-Fitr was on Friday or Saturday. This special day on the Muslim calendar marks the end of the fasting period,...

Where is Rwanda's soft power?

The latest rankings of “soft power” - a country’s ability to influence others through persuasion instead of force, was released on July 14. The world’s most powerful topped the list...

EDITORIAL: A country's sovereignty is not a bargaining chip

The outgoing Ambassador to The Netherlands, in very few words, summed up what many Rwandans have been expressing; They have the last say in charting their future for they know...

Grexit: What lessons for the EAC?

The East African Monetary Unit - the much anticipated EAC single currency - is expected to come into operation 10 years from now. But what lessons can we draw from...

EDITORIAL:Road safety should feature prominently in driving school

A recent police directive to all driving schools to limit the number of students could not have come at a better time.

China-Africa industrial cooperation is win-win

Recently, industrial capacity cooperation has become a catchphrase in the China-Africa relations as many African countries seek to become hosts of Chinese investors, so as to add fuel to their...

Where are Rwanda's home grown coaches?

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On Wednesday, Nigeria announced Sunday Oliseh as the new national football team manager. This was a bold move by any means. Oliseh has a lot to show as a former...

Why we should demystify technical, professional environment language

Professionals and the academia tend to bask in the glory of high sounding jargons or expressions while discussing environmental issues at the global level.

Tribute to Cyatarugamba, the man who saved a family from extinction

The Genocide commemoration period ended just a few days ago, but not too late for the mention of this illustrious son of Rwanda who gave his life in order to...

EDITORIAL: Miners are an important asset we must protect

On Tuesday, two miners are alleged to have wandered off from their colleagues but took too long to return. Alarmed, other miners went in search of the two. Three more...