Ruti Kayonga

Confronting child drowning in Rwanda’s water bodies

It’s about 8:30am as I set out on a tour to explore Rwanda’s natural beauty. After about five hours drive from the country’s capital, Kigali, I am spellbound by the natural wonders of the crystal blue waters of Lake Kivu. Yet, behind Rwanda’s largest water body, which...

Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 12:43 AM

Youth turn to self-help projects to wean themselves off drug addiction

At the roadside linking Rwezamenyo to Kimisagara separating Rwezamenyo and Gitega sectors of Nyarugenge District, we notice a group of about fifteen young men all in their mid-twenties in a beehive of woodwork related activities. As we approach, two of them, dressed in navy blue workshop dust...

Monday, August 13, 2018, 12:16 AM