Youth decry high loan rates

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Regis Umugiraneza has emerged winner of this yearís Innovative Entrepreneurship Award organised by Survivors Fund, Youth Employment and Training Programme and Association of Student Survivors (AERG).

Equity counter ends weeks of inactivity at the bourse

Equity Bank ended weeks of inactivity yesterday, trading 100 shares worth Rwf43,000, according to the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) daily market report for Tuesday. The counter traded at Rwf430 a share, unchanged for the past two or so weeks.

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APR seek to overturn Al Ahly lead in Caf tie

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Orange Caf Champs league (April 4, Petro Sport stadium) Al Ahly vs APR (2-0 *aggregate) Rwandan league champions APR are seeking to overturn a two-goal deficit when they face Al Ahly in the return leg of the Caf Champions League first round tie at the Petro Sport stadium on Saturday...

NPC lauds Muvunyi's heroic display at Grand Prix de Tunis

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The National Paralympics Committee (NPC) has paid glowing tribute to the reigning World T46-800m champion Hermas Cliff Muvunyi for his impressive performance at the recently concluded 9th IPC Grand Prix de Tunis in Tunisia.

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Inema marks three years in style

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A free exhibition showcasing the journey of Inema Arts Center was the highlight of the day as the renowned art centre marked its third anniversary on Saturday.

Surprises at local movie awards gala

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THE Thousand Hills Academy Awards (THAA) ceremony, which was held last Friday at Amahoroís Petit Stade in Remera was a success.

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The rise and growth of Kigali's milk bars

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Back in the mid 1990s, Kigali was littered with kiosks written on: Amata na Fanta Bikonje (cold milk and soda). If you ever wondered what happened to them, the answer is: Nothing at all.

Shadia ignored public opinion to act in movies, manage a bar

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Most women will shun work in bars and nightclubs because of fear for what people will say, so they sit at home instead. Shadia Saidi not only manages a hotel bar, a job that ensures she is up all night, six nights a week, she is also a budding local...

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Shadia ignored public opinion to act in movies, manage a bar

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Most women will shun work in bars and nightclubs because of fear for what people will say, so they sit at home instead. Shadia Saidi not only manages a hotel bar, a job that ensures she is up all night, six nights a week, she is also a budding local...

Dating: When old women fall in love with boys

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Stories have been told of men who marry women 40 or even 50 years younger than them. But society doesnít bat an eyelid because that is perceived as Ďnormalí.

Women's rights: We're not there yet

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As we come to the end of a month celebrating and honoring the economic, political, and social achievements of women, we are reminded once again of one truth that continues to stand out: We are not there yet.

Eliminating sheep and goat plague by 2030

It is something extraordinary when a disease is eradicated from the face of the earth, as great a human accomplishment as inventing the internet or putting a man on the moon.

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Editorial Cartoon

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Effective April 1, the entrance fees and other service charges at all Rwandan museums will increase as a means to help museums generate more income and improve service delivery.

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VIDEO: University of Kigali introduces post-graduate programmes

The University of Kigali has introduced post-graduate studies in various disciplines. The announcement was made, yesterday, by the senior management of the institution at a media briefing in Kacyiru.

Creating more job opportunities through the Recognition of Prior Learning Program

This is an important program because it is one way of responding to the national vision of creating 200,000 off farm jobs annually. We are exploring all ways of creating jobs and in doing so we have discovered that there are people who already have technical skills and other activities like brick laying and some can manufacture some small consumable products.

Training opportunity for 22 Farmer Field School Facilitators

The Wood Foundation (TWF), in partnership with the Gatsby Charitable Foundation, launched the Imbarutso Programme in March 2011.

Human and labour rights, social dialogue improve welfare of workers and productivity

Based on the principle of the right to organize to advance shared interests, and also based on the principle of democracy where everyone has the freedom to demand their rights through unions, workers have a right to collectively negotiate with the employer.

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End of term: How do you deal with a bad report card?

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When students were going back to school for first term in January, their parents appealed to them to read hard so that they pass their exams highly. Indeed a childís success is always a source of pride for any parent.

You hold the key to your success

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Recently, I was elected school head girl just as I had always wished. What worries me though is that the position comes with a lot of work and it has started affecting my performance. What can I do to excel in both academics and leadership?

Epilepsy: A medical condition that people associate with witchcraft

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Epilepsy is a condition that people, especially the illiterate associate with witchcraft. But medical experts say epilepsy is not caused by witchcraft. An example is 20-year-old Justine Uwizeye who suffered her first seizure three years ago.

Health benef its of pumpkin seeds

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Many people value pumpkins because they provide carbohydrates and iron among other nutrients. However many people donít know the nutritious value of pumpkin seeds.