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President Kagame has been talking up business opportunities to be had in Rwanda during his visit to Asia where he has been for the past few days. The president, as usual, is wooing investors to come put their money in this country. To that end, he has been talking to Singaporeans, Vietnamese and Japanese political and business leaders. That is to be applauded.
Aline Gahongayire is, according to herself, living proof of the way in which God can transform people’s lives. By way of thanks, she has recorded a CD with gospel songs. “God created me after having thought of it, so in all I do I glorify him for having thought of me,” is her motto. Aline [...]
Amakwerekwere. This highly pejorative term is what a good number of black South Africans call those black people from the rest of Africa who have come streaming into their country since the end of Apartheid in 1994 and stayed on, the vast majority of them illegally. These poor foreigners, whom we see equally poor South [...]
Statistics show that women are significantly more infected with HIV/Aids, as a result of social, cultural and biological factors. CNLS is taking a grassroots approach in trying to reverse the trend. Worldwide, people are being sensitized on the use of condoms. (Internet photo). “I never intended to become a sex worker, but it is the [...]
With the liberalization of EAC trade, Rwandans will get exposed to all kinds of products. How can we protect ourselves against substandard goods or cheating manufacturers? The creation of a consumers’ organization is long overdue. And Rwandans should learn to complain. The speakers during the meeting. (Photo: Timothy Kisambira). Imagine that you travel to South [...]
The organizers of the pageant—Rwanda Initiative, a group of students coordinated by John Peter Higiro—had done their best though to ensure that it was all glitter and glamour, what with inviting winning beauty queens from Uganda, Burundi, and Congo, as well as from Kigali, KIST and SFB, to grace the function.
Private schools are set to benefit from the newly signed partnership between International Finance Cooperation (IFC) and the Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) which is aimed at supporting lending to private schools and education service providers in Rwanda.
If you want to eat for one day, plant rice; if you want to eat for ten days, plant a tree; and if you want to eat for the rest of your life, educate yourself. That is the philosophy of the Mosaic Foundation, which is planning to set up a university in Bugesera. François Mugabo, [...]
The Rwandan representatives to the Pan-African Parliament last week explained to the press what had been discussed during the ninth session in South Africa. The Pan-African Parliament, which was set up four years ago, is composed of 47 member states out of the 52 African states. Each member state has five representatives in the parliament.
The families received the compensation during a ceremony held at the ministry of defense. So far, nine soldiers lost their lives while on duty in the African Union peace-keeping force in the troubled region of Darfur in western Sudan.