Clerics and government officials have urged former Genocide convicts to act as role models, shun evil, and spearhead goodwill toward survivors. The call was made, yesterday, during a public ceremony at which 52 Genocide perpetrators were...
Trade unions have renewed their demand for the Government to set a new minimum wage matching current economic realities and protect vulnerable workers. Speaking to The New Times, yesterday, various workers unions officials said it is...
Ethiopian Prime Minister and First Lady concluded their 3 day state visit to Rwanda on Saturday, which saw the two countries sign 11 bilateral agreements in the areas of communication, information and media, youth and sports,...
The Government is considering extending medical screening to all mining and factory workers in the country deemed to be exposed to particular health hazards, the Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Public Service and Labour has said.
Rwanda and Turkey have signed an agreement of cooperation in the fields of agriculture and livestock, an official at the Rwandan embassy in Ankara, Turkey said. The agreement was signed by Turkey’s Minister of Food, Agriculture...
The National Commission for the fight against Genocide (CNLG) in collaboration with Kigali Public Library has organised a commemorative event designated to reading books related to the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.
Three years ago, Vestine Uwimana, a former street vendor, used to traverse Huye town looking for customers, a situation that saw her get involved in many running battles with the authorities to avoid being arrested.
Small business operators are set to benefit from a $1 million (about Rwf843 million) grant from the Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth to support their growth.
Even without head coach Djuma Masudi, national football league leaders Rayon Sports continued their impressive winning streak with a narrow 1-0 win at Musanze on Saturday to edge closer to the title.
Patriots Basketball Club head coach Henry Mwinuka insists that despite the defeat against fellow title contenders Rwanda Energy Group (REG) on Friday night, the race is still wide open and that his team are still favourites to retain the regular season crown.
The European community in Rwanda will officially celebrate the first ever ‘Europe Day’ in Rwanda through a show dubbed ‘Europe Street Fair’ on May 6 at Amahoro National Stadium parking area.
The recently concluded annual Easter Celebration concert by Gospel singer and piano maestro Patient Bizimana can be termed as one of the most successful gospel concerts the country has had.
The opening stanza of Sammy Asiimwe’s poem perfectly captures the mood of its title, Ode to Motherland.
I’m sick and tired of people begging me to write loosely about Rastafarians, so here it is. Rastas rarely ply the same route twice, save for when they’ve got no other option at hand. When a rasta goes to the neighborhood boutique for Ibinyomoro or cucumber, he will return to...
By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released their financials for the year 2016. In addition to reporting their performance, the banks also disclosed the gender composition of their executive committees as required by Central Bank - the regulator.
As a child, Gisele Emerusenge experienced communication challenges with her friend with hearing impairment. This motivated her to learn sign language interpretation to effectively communicate with her friend and, contribute to the wellbeing of the deaf community.
Though Rwanda, like many AU member states, is yet to sign and ratify the African Union Convention on Cyber Security and Personal Data Protection, it has taken a laudable step in combating cybercrime. Just last week, the Chamber of Deputies passed the draft law establishing the National Cyber Security Authority...
Every worker, woman or man, is striving to find meaningful decent work that gives her/him pride and dignity in parallel to good working conditions including a decent living wage, health coverage, and an old age pension.
Malnutrition among children and adults is a global issue affecting the quality of life for vast populations across the world. It is however particularly acute in developing countries due to higher levels of poverty coupled with illiteracy.
Police (RNP) continued its vibrant pace to further ensure safety of people living in Rwanda and their property and to make it a safer place that facilitates development and investment in the transformation process.
YARA Rwanda on Tuesday 20th/12/2016, in Huye district, launched its first massive upcountry fertilizer distribution program in a bid to bring services closer to farmers in Gisagara, Huye, Nyamagabe, Nyaruguru, Rusizi and Nyanza districts.
In March, the Ministry of Education suspended operations of four universities and some courses in six other institutions over irregularities including inadequate staff and teaching facilities, leaving thousands of students stranded.
Have you ever had a student misunderstand an assignment, express surprise that you had considered attendance important, or want an explanation of how you grade after the final exam has been scored and the semester is over? If, like most teachers, you receive such remarks every semester, you already appreciate...
Glowing skin is what everybody wants. Skin that is free from other indications of possible systemic imbalance is considered healthy and attractive. As we get older, disruptive factors such as stress, pollution, or toxins affect our skin, Dr Francoise Gahongayire, a dermatologist at King Faisal Hospital, explains.
Diabetes, often referred to by doctors as diabetes mellitus, describes a group of metabolic diseases in which the person has high blood glucose (blood sugar), either because insulin production is inadequate, or because the body’s cells do not respond properly to insulin, or both.