Last week, the national skills audit report was presented to stakeholders for it to be validated. It clearly indicated the shortage of human capital in Rwanda as a critical challenge to the development and competitiveness in the country. Labor Minister Anastase Murekezi. (photo Timothy Kisambira) The main aim of the audit skills report was to […]
The Forum of Rwandan Women Parliamentarians (FFRP) last week held a retreat to strengthen the partnership between its members to develop gender empowerment on political level. Participants at the retreat of the Forum of Rwandan Women Parliamentarians. (photo Rodrigue Rwirahira) Rwanda currently occupies the first place worldwide when it comes to women’s representation in parliament. […]
The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Rwanda (ICPAR) was officially launched last Saturday, and its executive committee elected.
In order to ensure that business is carried out fairly and customers are not cheated upon, calibrated weighing scales are being introduced.
On page one of this newspaper we report a case where KCC has breached a promise to repay some German investors who gave them money for work that looks like it (KCC) never did it. This is only one of the many question marks we are talking about.
Nyungwe forest evokes images of lush vegetation, home to rare species of orchids and monkeys as well as a multitude of birds. Yet it is so much more. Amongst others, it is an air purification factory. So who is going to pay for a job well done? He’ll clean the air for you… at a […]
Rwandatel is set to launch its prepaid service upcountry this month. According to Cleophas Kabasiita, the public relations officer of Rwandatel, the company is currently putting up base stations upcountry to facilitate subscribers’ access its network.
My family just returned from our Christmas vacation in Kampala—the land of Garden City Mall, Speke Munyonyo Resort, Alleygators Bowling Alley, Cineplex Cinema, and boundless biwempe churches and buvera. Entertainment knows no bounds in Kampala and her mushrooming churches provide almost as much entertainment as her noisy FM stations. My unceasing pondering mind had to […]
I read with keen interest Elizabeth Kameo’s piece titled “A desperate search for housing in Kigali” (Focus no. 70), at around the same time I was about to commence house hunting in Kigali myself, being a visitor to boot. Kameo later published a follow-up to respond to some comments of readers, who were not pleased. […]
When the Criminal Investigation Department came for George Katurebe Director of Cepex (Central Public Investment and External Finance Bureau) he thought it would be only a matter of routine questioning before they released him. That was on 17 last month.