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Secondary cities struggle with waste management

Secondary cities struggle with waste management

6:47 pm | Muhanga is one of the six secondary cities facing rapid urbanization. Last year, members of…

Medical students decry delay of internship fees

Medical students decry delay of internship fees

1:28 pm | Students at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences of the University of Rwanda are…

Africa should stop burning ivory, because it is a setback to the continent’s development agenda

Africa should stop burning ivory, because it is a setback to the continent’s development agenda

8:12 am | African countries have been subjected to International treaties which on careful scrutiny; do not serve…

The Focus Love Issue: I cannot find anyone willing to marry me – Nicole

The Focus Love Issue: I cannot find anyone willing to marry me – Nicole

3:18 pm | Hello The Rwanda Focus, thanks for introducing this column about love and relationship. I am…

New technology to help conserve Genocide victims’ remains

New technology to help conserve Genocide victims’ remains

3:33 pm | Parents, sisters and brothers of Claudine Nyinawumuntu were killed during the 1994 Genocide against the…

Business

  • EBM awareness campaign heads upcountry
  • Hill+Knowlton Strategies Scoops EMEA Agency of the Year
  • KCB Rwanda ‘Hug Day’ excites public
  • Will agriculture finance initiative solve farmers’ loan woes?
  • SEZ workers cry foul as only two buses ply route
  • EBM usage now stands at over 85% – RRA

Car-Free Day offer Kigalians opportunity to exercise

11:55 am | The long awaited Car-Free Day, is finally here and Kigalians have used the opportunity purposely to avoid non-communicable diseases (NCDs).…

Car-Free Day offer Kigalians opportunity to exercise

Kigali International Peace marathon winners awarded

2:26 pm | Despite Rwandans being few in the top leading positions, the joyful Kigali International Peace Marathon that carried the theme; ‘Peace beyond borders’ has ended with a colourlful awarding ceremony.…

Kigali International Peace marathon winners awarded

ActionAid launches program to address gender inequality

4:18 pm | The country director of ActionAid International, Josephine Uwamariya, has said that supporting women outcomes develops the community and the country respectively.…

ActionAid launches program to address gender inequality

Heineken celebrates Champions League with Fans in style

5:45 pm | Free cold and mouth-watering Heineken beer found a smooth way down the throats of Champion League lovers yesterday as Bralirwa ushered in the end of the title in style. …

Heineken celebrates Champions League with Fans in style

End of the road for Microsoft phones

4:32 pm | I know many people in and around Rwanda had started falling in love with Microsoft handsets, including some senior staff here at The Rwanda Focus.…

End of the road for Microsoft phones

National

No illegal trade of Rwandan Wildlife -RDB

No illegal trade of Rwandan Wildlife -RDB

3:50 pm | Rwanda Development Board has ensured Rwandans that the country’s wildlife is safe from illegal trade.…

Three drug dealers arrested with 2050 pellets of cannabis

Three drug dealers arrested with 2050 pellets of cannabis

12:46 pm | Three suspected drug traffickers, two of them women, have been arrested in Nyabirasi Sector of Rutsiro District after they were found trafficking narcotic drugs.…

Premier, senators and ministers participate in umuganda

Premier, senators and ministers participate in umuganda

9:56 am | Several government officials took part in today’s monthly community work – umuganda – across the…

MIDMAR completing study on lightning rods

MIDMAR completing study on lightning rods

9:49 am | The ministry of disasters and refugee affairs (MIDIMAR) has revealed that research on high capacity…

RSSB honors comrades lost in Genocide

RSSB honors comrades lost in Genocide

4:27 pm | Staff, friends and families of the former RSSB workers who were killed during the Genocide…

ActionAid launches program to address gender inequality

ActionAid launches program to address gender inequality

4:18 pm | The country director of ActionAid International, Josephine Uwamariya, has said that supporting women outcomes develops…

50 % of farm operations will be mechanized by 2020 – MINAGRI

50 % of farm operations will be mechanized by 2020 – MINAGRI

5:27 pm | The ministry of agriculture has called upon all stakeholders in agriculture mechanization sub-sector to increase…

Other News

Security is everyone’s responsibility – ACP Nkwaya

Security is everyone’s responsibility – ACP Nkwaya

12:57 pm | The Southern Region Police Commander (RPC), Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Francis Nkwaya has told…

Cell leader arrested over bribery

Cell leader arrested over bribery

12:30 pm | Police in Nyamasheke District is holding a local leader accused of abetting bribery in an…

Rwanda’s Open Bond’s World winner off to Ibiza

Rwanda’s Open Bond’s World winner off to Ibiza

4:12 pm | Gerrard Gatete, the Open Bond’s World winner in Rwanda, yesterday was seen off to Ibiza…

EAC’s100m budget underlines health and infrastructure among key priorities

EAC’s100m budget underlines health and infrastructure among key priorities

5:57 pm | The East African Community yesterday presented budget estimates for the Financial Year 2016/2017 to the…

Local leaders urged to lead crime prevention drive

4:40 pm | The Vice mayor of Nyagatare District in charge of social affairs, Domitile Musabyemariya has urged…

Heineken celebrates Champions League with Fans in style

Heineken celebrates Champions League with Fans in style

5:45 pm | Free cold and mouth-watering Heineken beer found a smooth way down the throats of Champion League lovers yesterday as Bralirwa ushered in the end of the title in style. …

JUST SAID YES: Knowless, Clement to finally walk down the isle

JUST SAID YES: Knowless, Clement to finally walk down the isle

2:30 pm | It is no longer rumor, the long love journey that singer Knowless Butera and music Producer Clement Ishimwe have shared has finally paid off.…