Tell-tale signs of dehydration and how to treat it

Five-month-old Richard Mugabo is on drip. He tosses helplessly. His mother says his condition first presented with a fever and vomiting. “My baby had a high temperature and could not breastfeed. When I took him to the clinic, the doctor diagnosed dehydration and put him on drip,” she...

Monday, September 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

Are you at risk of getting leukemia?

Angelique Nyiramutarutwa, 30, suffered a severe headache and went for a check-up at King Faisal Hospital, Kigali, where she was diagnosed with leukemia. Like Nyiramutarutwa, many people out there continue to face the challenges that come with this terrible illness. But what exactly is leukemia? Dr...

Monday, August 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS] Meet the winners of Tourism University beauty pageant

IT was a glamorous event shrouded in an aura of excitement as hundreds gathered for the Tourism University (UTB 2016) beauty pageant at Lemigo Hotel in Kigali, last weekend.  At the end of the contest, Albine Nishimwe Uwiragiye and Patrick Ruti were crowned Miss and Mister UTB 2016, respectively...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS] Glamour as Knowless and Clement tie the knot

Singer Knowless, 25, tied the knot with her producer Clément Ishimwe, 28, at an invite-only ceremony held in the beautiful gardens adjacent Golden Tulip Hotel in Nyamata town, Bugesera District on Sunday. The legitimate signature. Knowless looked gorgeous in a white wedding gown, while...

Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 12:00 AM

Car-Free Day rescheduled for next week

The third edition of the Kigali Car-Free Day will not take place this Sunday due to the Rwanda Shima Imana crusade, the City of Kigali has said. Rwanda Shima Imana crusade is an annual gospel event that is scheduled to start this Sunday. To avoid having the two events coincide, the City found it...

Friday, August 5, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwandan students compete at global debate competition

Bryan Manzi,16, Kassy Irebe, 16 and Ivan Kamali Rudakubana, 17, were the first team to represent Rwanda in the World Schools Debating Championships (WSDC) held in Stuttgart, Germany, recently. The WSDC is a global competition for high school debaters that takes place each year in a different...

Wednesday, August 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwanda joins African forum on population, development

Rwanda has been asked to become an active member  of the African Forum on Population and Development. Highvie Hambulo Hamududu, the head of the Parliamentary Forum on Population and Development in Zambia, announced this after a meeting with Speaker Donatille Mukabalisa, in Kigali, yesterday...

Thursday, July 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

TradeMark East Africa unveils new board members

Two Rwandans are among 11 eminent private sector members who were unveiled yesterday in Nairobi, as the new ‘independent’ board of directors of TradeMark East Africa (TMEA), a non-profit organisation established in 2010 to support regional integration and trade. The new board members...

Wednesday, August 26, 2015, 12:00 AM

Kenyans prepare for tomorrow’s election – and a possibility of violence

After driving close to 400 kilometers from Nairobi City, our Toyota Voxx pulls up in this mainly agricultural town at about 8pm.  If you have been to the Rift Valley part of Kenya – to towns like Eldoret –but not to Kitale, you have probably missed spectacular sights of this...

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 12:00 AM

Regional bodies begin Kenya observer mission

Three regional inter-governmental organisations, yesterday, began jointly training their election observers ahead of the 2013 general elections due March 4.The East African Community (EAC), Common Market for East and Southern Africa (Comesa) and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)...

Monday, February 25, 2013, 12:00 AM

Democracy activists meet in Kenya

As Kenyans are struggling to overcome the bloody violence that has gripped the East African nation over a December 27, 2007 disputed presidential election, a group of women is meeting in the country’s coastal town of Mombasa over democratic practices. The women from the Eastern African sub-region...

Wednesday, February 13, 2008, 12:00 AM

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