[FEATURED] Congratulations: HQ Power wins African Power Deal of the Year IJGlobal Award

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In February 2018 HQ power, the first private company to establish a peat power plant in Africa and to produce peat at that scale distinguished its self as the winner of the Africa Power Deal of the Year in the Infrastructure Journal (IJ) Global Awards 2017 for its 80MW peat...

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New Rwf23bn project to revamp water transport, boost cross-border trade

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It is a beehive of activity as livestock and other traders move back and forth loading tens of goats and sheep and other commodities onto a rickety boat at Ruganda ‘port’. The boat is headed for a journey across Lake Kivu to DR Congo.

Volkswagen appoints new Rwanda CEO

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Volkswagen Group South Africa has appointed Michaella Rugwizangoga as the chief executive officer of Volkswagen Mobility Solutions Rwanda. Rugwizangoga, a chemical engineer, comes to Volkswagen with a wealth of strategic planning, project management and product development experience, the firm said in a statement yesterday.

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Usengimana strike fires Rayon to league summit

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Rwanda international central defender, Faustin Usengimana netted the winning goal for Rayon Sports against Sunrise in a 3-2 thriller that brought together the defending champions with the Nyagatare side.

U20 national team to play AS Kiyovu in last warm-up match

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RWANDA U20 will take on SC Kiyovu today at Amahoro Stadium in the former’s last build-up game ahead of the first leg of their 2019 U20 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier that will pit them against Kenya on April 1.

What went wrong at Harmonize show?

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He is arguably one of the fastest rising artistes on the continent with a number of major hits and collaborations to his name but that did not stop Harmonize’s show in Kigali to attract just a handful of people.

PHOTOS: Comedians, Mr Nice thrill at Seka live fest

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The first edition of Seka Live Festival was held on Sunday, March 25 at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (Camp Kigali). Led by Nigerian sensational comedian Klint Da Drunk, the sold out show did not in any way disappoint revellers be it at the organisational level or the performances.

Hillywood star on helping the industry build its identity

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He was part of the Rwanda Defence Force for nearly 10 years, thereafter, Willy Ndahiro had the urge to continue building the nation through film, and that was the inspiration behind joining the industry.

Safi Madiba on music after Urban Boys

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Late last year, Urban Boys member Safi Madiba Niyibikora quit the group after an illustrious music career that spawned over 70 singles and six studio albums. The singer was determined to build his solo career and just a few months after leaving the group, he released his fourth song titled,...

Closing the gender gap in photography

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Vestina Kalisa defines her trade behind the camera as “capturing people’s memories through the lens.” She joined the male-dominated field in 2012, and has never looked back nor regretted her decision.

KWEZI AND I... There is no formula to single parenthood

It has been a busy two weeks away from home and thankfully, it was a very fruitful time and for that, I am thankful. It was during this time, as I waited for a connecting flight at one of the airports, that I was lucky to meet someone that I...

AU can deliver but must keep momentum

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Africa is getting closer to unity. That sounds very optimistic, but recent trends on the continent point in that direction. African leaders have shown that they have serious intentions to make the African Union (AU) work.

We should always appreciate our men and women in uniform

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In many countries, even the most developed, war veterans do not always get the necessary support to reintegrate into civilian life. Life is even worse for those disabled while in service for their nations with many resorting to substance abuse to escape from their worries.

Editorial cartoon

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Authorities have warned they will continue with the crackdown on places of worship that fall short of minimum building standards.

Kasha launches

Kasha recently held their official launch at Inka Steakhouse, presenting a confidential and convenient way to access health and personal care products for women through technology.

Internship: Why entrepreneurial skills should be a priority

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Contrary to many youth who seek internship opportunities with the aim of landing on good jobs with the host organisations, Jesse Rayson Shyaka says he looked for an internship place hoping to garner the experience to start his own business.

TVET graduates urged on job-creation

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Graduates in vocational and technical courses have been called upon to use their skills to create their own jobs instead of wandering around in search of white-collar employment.

It pays to be smart

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My best friend told me an interesting story about the smart mice that found a solution to their problem. It made me think how important it is to think creatively. The story goes like this!

7 tips for a good night’s sleep

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l Don’t go to bed in a very warm room l Go to bed at the same time every day of the week