MTN on Tuesday wound up it “21 days of Yello care,” an annual continental social-responsibility campaign which was this year held under the theme “Making a Positive Difference to the Environment.” The campaign, which runs in all African countries where MTN is operational, concluded in Rwanda in Rulindo, where MTN focused on the environment for [...]
In July, the 7th edition of the Rwanda film festival, or Hillywood, will culminate in the first ever movie award ceremony, the golden Silverbacks. In the same month, the Kwetu Film Institute is set to be opened. Erci Kabera is the man behind it all.
BBC: you got punked! OMG! It was a prank! I surely hope that your RNC friends filmed the whole exhumation prank, and post it on Youtube.
Through a Savings and Investment campaign, Fina Bank tries to change the perception that banks are only for credit.
Getting Callixte Mbarushimana arrested with good chances of a trial has taken an awful long time. Yet does the apprehension of the FDLR’s executive secretary, after that of its president and vice-president a year ago, mean that this terrorist group is defeated?
Genuine awards are based on merit, not payment I was quite amused when on Friday I read a story in The New Times under the headline Rwandan company wins prestigious award. Its first paragraph went as follows: “A Rwandan environment engineering firm [Air Water Earth, Rwanda (AWE)] has scooped an International Star for Leadership in [...]
In my hometown of Antwerp, Belgium, we still vividly remember “Black Sunday.” It refers to the municipal elections of 1991 when for the first time the extreme right-wing party Vlaams Blok (Flemish Block) became the biggest in the city, with some 33% of the votes. This fascist party had, previous to the elections, published a [...]
Fact 1: Recently, Somali pirates made a big mistake. As big as an oil-tanker. Already when late September they seized the MV Faina, which had tanks on board, Western eyebrows were raised. The problem was that the destination of the tanks wasn’t entirely clear: some observers suggested they might be on their way to Somalia [...]
I would make a great banker. Not that I have an MBA, or profound economic knowledge. I do know what inflation is though—it’s when I have a fight in the bar when I’m charged 100 francs more for my beer. I haven’t worked in the financial sector either. . Yet what qualifies me to be [...]
In general, I think the BBC is doing a very commendable job. Not only do they give you loads of information, but they are also quite adept at fully exploiting the specific advantages of each of the media they use (radio, TV and Internet). There are times, however, when the Beeb, with all its local [...]