Rwanda “Independent Journalists” (Umuseso, Umuvugizi, Umurabyo, Umuravumba etc etc)Sweetheart, it is fantastic that you have placed Rwanda 157th in your Press Freedom Index this year, wow! And the great part is that this is despite the FDLR propaganda we publish every week with not a single one of us even being summoned in court; this [...]
Rapper Stephen Sambia, a.k.a. Sambity, is maybe best known as the singer of the Army Jazz Band, yet he is also very busy working on a solo career.
DJ Focus talks to The Rwanda Focus about how he pursued his dream to become a DJ, and the challenges that poses. And about his love for the ladies. DJ Focus (courtesy photo) Growing up as a young boy in Kenya and Uganda, James Gwiza stood out among his friends. While they had their nose [...]
What happens when a government finds evidence that there is a massive amount of goods on the market whose low prices give every indication either these goods were smuggled in, dumped or their wholesale prices have been seriously under-declared at the border? What may happen is that the authorities move to get to the bottom [...]
How Prosecution fought to keep Mutsindashyaka out of court The just concluded Eastern Province corruption case in the Kacyiru Lower Instance Court has among other things simultaneously served to highlight the weaknesses in our judicial system, and to bring into relief one possible bright spot in the judicial system: that judges will no longer be [...]
A special center for victims of gender-based violence that opened less than a year ago, today receives three patients per day. Unfortunately, since the perpetrators often walk free, it does not seem likely that that number will be reduced soon.
The inter-governmental meeting to review the UN Delivering As One (DAO) program last week has heard from the eight pilot countries that it is the way to go and there is no way back to business as usual.
The government and the World Bank have signed for the disbursement of US$ 35 million under Fast Track initiative (FTI), a fund that supports the education for all policy.
Farmers have called for more government support in addressing the challenges in agri-business, while RDB stresses the need for rural development through investments in agriculture. While the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) suggests that agricultural transformation is fundamental for rural development, stakeholders in the agri-business sector complain that not enough government support is given to address [...]
Bakers and people producing the local beer Urwagwa are advised to refrain from using Sukari Guru, a sweetener which the Rwanda Bureau of Standards (RBS) says can pose health risks.