Although he has been crippled from an early age, disability is not inability for Thomas Ndagijimana. If he has his mind set on something, he will achieve it: so he is a father of six, a well-known dancer and is also trying to make it as a singer. A humble but cheerful Ndagijimana with a […]
These days, you will have a hard time finding a girl wearing a skirt or a dress. Instead, they have turned to pants. Here’s why they do it. In recent years, Rwandan urban women seem to have burned their skirts and donned trousers, especially jeans which one could mistake for a uniform among female university […]
When it comes to earning a dishonest life, pick-pocketing is so clapped-out. These days, conmen will rip you off humbly and politely. And guess what: stealing is no longer a men’s business, women have joined the game and have become the real con artists. And that includes the most innocent looking grannies.
We strongly urge Prosecutor General Martin Ngoga to be more thorough; to conduct more rigorous research and to be less trustful of the capacities of his prosecutors the next time he decides to lock up someone.
CBI, a Dutch agency that promotes imports from developing countries, has signed an agreement with RDB and PSF to help local firms boost their exports.
If Rwanda wants to improve its position in the World Bank’s Doing Business ranking, it is only because this is a good indicator showing investors that the business climate in the country has significantly improved, not because it is an aim in itself.
The Rwanda Focus talked exclusively to the new CEO of MTN Rwanda, Khaled Mikkawi. Recently, the telecommunications giant MTN conducted a comprehensive reshuffle of its top management across the continent, which in Rwanda saw the long-serving Themba Khumalo leave to take up the top job in Uganda. He was replaced by the former CEO of […]
The Capital Market Advisory Council (CMAC) has been in operation for more than a year now. Given the business environment characterized mainly by small companies that are family-owned and often lack professionalism, how has CMAC fared? As a fast growing economy, Rwanda has seen its capital markets pick up unexpectedly. Today there are securities worth […]
The permanent secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning John Rwangombwa last week in the Gasabo High Instance Court poured cold water on the case against the former director of Central Public Investment and External Finance Bureau (Cepex) George Katurebe who is in jail on one charge of attempting to defraud the government.
When the Chamber of Deputies passed the law governing reproductive health, it seemed business as usual. Yet when Senators later had a good look at it, they were in for a surprise: the bill contains human rights violations, is in contradiction with the Constitution and is marred by bad translation that sometimes gives articles a […]