10 best things to do while in Kigali


About 3,000 delegates are expected in Kigali for the African Union Summit. There are also other visitors in the City for the regional energy conference. Amidst the meetings and busy schedules, you are advised to make time for winding down.


Why more real estate developers have embraced affordable housing


The real estate sector was one of the key contributors to Rwanda’s economic growth last year, adding 8 per cent to the national GDP growth during the fourth quarter of 2017.

Local grain dealers, farmers tipped on quality


Grain dealers and farmers have been urged to ensure quality and standards as part of efforts to support cross-border trade and also help develop the grain sector in the region.


Rayon Sports seek to bounce back


Rayon Sports head coach Olivier Karekezi is seeking to win with a big margin when his team face second division side, Aspor today at Kigali Stadium.

Team Rwanda start preps ahead of Continental Road Championships


The national cycling team riders have intensified preparations ahead of the African Continental Road Championships slated for February 13-18 in Rwanda.

Regional stars to headline Kigali Jazz Junction


The eighth edition of the popular Kigali Jazz Junction will be headlined by regional music stars. The event will also be used to pay special tribute to fallen music icons Hugh Masekela and Mowzey Radio.

What’s on this weekend?

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? There’s always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

What your celebrity says about Valentine's Day


That time of the year when many people around the world get ‘lovey dovey’ is upon us. Valentine’s Day, also called Saint Valentine’s Day, is celebrated annually on February 14. Known as the day to celebrate love, many people use the opportunity to display their affection for one another. Society...

What should one consider before quitting a job to start a business?


Quitting a full time job to start a business means foregoing the assurance and social security of a monthly income. It also means venturing into something that could either lead to financial freedom or to lack. Elizabeth Buhungiro asks: What are some of the things people should consider before quitting...

Technology: Uwitonze on her online app and winning continental accolade


In March 2016, Sarah Uwitonze and four of her colleagues set up a mobile e-commerce app, Agakiriro Ltd, to connect buyers and sellers and help them get what they need while saving time and money.

Does my husband have an STD?

Dear Doctor, For two days now, my husband says he feels a burning sensation when he passes urine. We have been intimate but I don’t have or feel any issues myself. What is the issue?

Moralism and the Arts

NEW YORK – Chuck Close is an American artist, famous for painting large portraits. Severely paralysed, Close is confined to a wheelchair. Former models have accused him of asking them to take their clothes off and of using sexual language that made them feel harassed. This behavior prompted the National...

Safeguarding rights of the people is in our own interest


The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was established by a General Assembly resolution in 2006. It is a unique process which involves periodic reviews of the human rights records of all UN Member States including our own Rwanda.

Editorial Cartoon


Scientists have called on education stakeholders, including parents and teachers, to rally young girls to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics courses (STEM) at higher learning institutions.


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Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

School leadership; why policy makers should act

Mounting the hill of academic excellence and quality education continues to be a serious dare in many countries, more so in the developing economies yet education is considered the pinnacle of development by all standards.

Should things last forever?

Last week we explored a few things that have the ability to last a really long time. But the million-dollar question is; should things last forever? What are the repercussions of creating permanent things?

Why I love being a leader at school


Many children look at being a school prefect as a difficult task. However, personally I look at it as an opportunity to grow and gain several skills while still at school, and yes, it’s simple and fun doing.

Improve your English with tongue twisters


Super-duper storm troopers whoop it up at Death Star groupers: helmet thrashing, rebel bashing, laser blasting at party poopers.