• 7 Ways to Make Your Internship Most Valuable

    During an internship, observe those who garner the most respect from others and figure out what they're doing right

    7 Ways to Make Your Internship Most Valuable

  • Officials call for proactive efforts to scale up job creation to tame unemployment

    All necessary actions that could help create more jobs for Rwandans need to be aggressively pursued to deal with the growing threat of unemployment in the country, stakeholders gathered for a Parliament-led consultative meeting on employment have said.

    The meeting, held yesterday, brought together nearly 150 participants from both public and private sectors. It was called by the Senate to advance discussions about how to promote employment in the country.

  • The 10 Most Common Interview Questions

    The 10 Most Common Interview Questions

    The best thing that you can do to prepare for an interview is to think through the questions you're likely to be asked and formulate answers ahead of time. Here are the 10 most common interview questions and how to craft a strong answer to each.

    "Tell me about yourself."

  • Develop projects that address community challenges, youth told

    From L-R; Adjei, Maly and Irere award Umuhoza and Kinzuzi. (Courtesy)

    Several youth innovative projects won cash and other prizes during the closure of an initiative dubbed ‘Pitch Night’ in Kigali on Wednesday.

    Under the theme, “Improving the Lives of Adolescents and Youth in Health, Education and Environment,” five projects were selected between March 16 and April 6 and received business mentorship courtesy of Airtel and UNICEF Rwanda.

  • Rwamwenge turns passion for sweets into a business empire

    Ephraim Rwamwenge is a young millionaire behind the multi-million Rwa Business Group.

    The 23-year-old entrepreneur and resident of Kibagabaga, Kimironko sector Gasabo District has managed to turn his desire for sweets into a conglomerate of businesses.

    From nothing, the young millionaire has established the first Rwandan based conglomerate operating in commodity trading, ICT, venture capitalism and financial services, among others.

    Starting out

  • Global youth share social transformation innovations

    At least 100 young leaders and innovators from sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Canada are gathered  at a young innovators meeting in Bugesera District to share experience, best practices  and accomplishments  by showcasing their  social transforming innovations.

    The three-day event brings together youth between the ages of 18 and 29 who have established businesses that solve a social problem in their community.

  • How a Facebook post opened Habiyambere’s door into car dealership

    Many people, especially the youth, use social media platforms to communicate with family and friends. For the jobless, it is a space to spend time and interact at leisure.

    However, for 27-year-old Hassan Habiyambere, social media has become a marketplace, offering him a boundless opportunity to start a car selling company.

  • Why Umutoni and Mukahigiro quit their jobs for fashion

    Getting a job is not a walk in the park. In fact, some people graduate with top grades but take years to find employment. 

    But this fear has not held back those with jobs from venturing out into the murky waters of self employment.

    That is the story of 25-year-old Laurène Rwema Umutoni, and 22-year-old Natalie Mukahigiro. The two realised that after years of being just another employee, it was time to be self-employed.