When gorillas are allowed to die from old age, it is a hopeful sign that conservation efforts and the battle against poachers are bearing fruit. King Titus. (photo PBS) He was a giant, but not always a gentle one as the cliché wants it. Then again, he was the king, and only a firm sovereign [...]
Egide Rusanganwa is a 21-year-old Genocide survivor. He graduated with honors from St Andre High School in 2008, and was awarded a merit-based Rwandan Government scholarship to join the National University of Rwanda. Egide, an active member and former leader of AERG (Students Association Survivors of the Genocide), survived the Genocide with both his parents, [...]
In this and previous issues of The Rwanda Focus we have been reporting the story of an American called Jared Miller and the problems he and his organizations (first an NGO called Sisters of Rwanda and now a company called Keza) have run into in Rwanda.
A dispute between management of the Kigali Golf Club and the Gasabo District administration has come to a head with the cutting down of the perimeter fence of the Nyarutarama-based course.
In a bid to increase its visibility in the local market, Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) has embarked on a rigorous promotion of sporting activities, the latest of which was a golf tournament last Saturday.
American Ambassador gets involved A group of women, most of them former prostitutes in Migina are very worried that their greatest benefactor, an American called Jared Miller who has helped equip them with skills to get out of their difficult lives, is about to be driven out of Rwanda.
Widening our roads and building better ones is a priority; Bihire A draft law regulating Rwanda’s road network is in place now. This is the first time the county has ever had such a law, something the absence of which in the past has caused the kind of chaos one sees in Rwandan towns beginning [...]
As Muslims across the world celebrate Eid-el Fitri which marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, Rwandan Muslims also marked the occasion.
The Imbuto Foundation recently held its 6th youth Forum under the theme “Towards a Dignified Generation” with about 1000 young entrepreneurs from across the country in attendance. First Lady Jeannette Kagame is the driving force behind the Imbuto Foundation and its Youth Forums. (file photo) It was the latest in a series of youth empowerment [...]
The National Electoral Commission has announced that the 2010 presidential election will be held on August 9, 2010 as the day for the elections, and that there will be some changes in the procedure.