The Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi on Thursday presided over the swearing in of Lt. Col Deo Rusizana and Capt. Gerald Ntaganira, respectively as vice president and judge at the military tribunal.
At exactly 12:30pm yesterday, President Paul Kagame arrived at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to present his presidential candidature papers as the Rwandan Patriotic Front nominee for the August Election.
President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda will proceed with the planned phase-out of importation of second-hand clothes despite the threats that it could lead to a review of eligibility to access duty-free access to the...
As public servants and other citizens across the continent celebrate the Africa Public Service Day, today, delegates gathered in Kigali as part of events to mark the day have urged governments to leverage recent advancements in...
Construction of new Musanze hydropower plant which was launched on Wednesday is expected to add at least 3.6 megawatts to the national grid. The plant is being constructed on Mukungwa River in Nkotsi Sector in two...
Members of Parliament on Friday passed the budget law for the fiscal year 2017-18, essentially giving the final approval to the country’s next budget whose execution starts on July 1. The budget law was passed unanimously and the Finance and Economic Planning Minister, Claver Gatete, told journalists after the approval...
African governments and the private sector should invest more in the industrial and agriculture sectors to create jobs and drive growth, experts attending the 6th China-Africa Think Tank Forum in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia said on Wednesday.
Namibia’s economy shrunk by 2.7 per cent in the first quarter of this year after a revised contraction of 1.4 per cent in the last quarter of 2017, the statistics agency said yesterday.
Frank Ntilikina, a Rwandan-French basketball player was yesterday drafted 8th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, a professional basketball team based in New York City. Ntilikina, 18, who was born to Rwandan parents and lived in Belgium as a child before moving to France, is...
The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) has been invited to participate in the inaugural Colorado Classic bicycle race in the USA. It will be the first appearance for Rwandan riders to participate in a category 2.HC International Cycling Union (UCI) race.
For the first time since its inception in 2014, gospel music lovers will have something to call their own at the Kigali Jazz Junction. Celebrated local gospel music band, Beauty for Ashes will headline this month’s edition of the Kigali Jazz Junction alongside Burundian Zouk sensation Kidum, real name Jean-Pierre...
Sensational Nigerian singer Mr Eazi is expected to perform in Kigali July 3, alongside local artistes Bruce Melody, Charly & Nina, and the Neptunez Band.
At the age of 17, he was introduced to the world of drugs. The appetite for drug abuse gradually turned into an addiction for Eric Muchristo who is currently in his S6 vacation. Now, 22 years old, he struggled with drug addiction for three years.
In Rwandan tradition, paying dowry was and is still a common practice which however has evolved over the years from just giving cows to money. Currently, there are misconceptions over the importance and worth of dowry. There are some reports which claim dowry is one of the causes of domestic...
It has been three hard years since Jeanine Mukabacondo lost her husband Patrick Kanyamibwa in a motor accident.
Women empowerment has always been at the forefront of Rwanda’s tireless efforts. Results have certainly been achieved with an increasing number of women taking part in various development aspects of the country. In the 2017/2018 fiscal year, the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion received an allocation of about Rwf7.2billion.
It is a topic I keep coming back to time and again: in a world full of social, economic, and political challenges that transcend age, it is increasingly apparent that young people must step up to the plate and become part of new and diverse perspectives needed to resolve urgent...
Last Saturday June 17, was yet another milestone in the politics of our country, a day on which RPF’s National Congress that brought together nearly 2000 senior cadres of RPF Inkotanyi from the whole country, all brought together by unity of purpose.
Rwanda will this Month host the first ever Africa Health Forum organized by the World Health Organization African Region. The forum themed: Putting people first: The Road to Universal Health Coverage in Africa will take place from 27 to 28 June at the Kigali Convention Centre.
Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) which has a mission to regulate certain public utilities including the energy sector has played a big role in the improvement and bringing closer to the people quality services in in the last seven years.
Last Friday, staff of Bolloré transport and logistics company, honored over 25,000 victims of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi resting at Jali genocide memorial site in Nkusi cell, Jali sector in Rulindo district. The company also remembered former employees killed in the genocide.
Whenever it gets dark and children are not yet back home, parents get nervous with a thousand questions running in their minds about their children’s safety.
Identifying a leader at a young age is not only important to learners, but to the country as well. This is the reason why different schools give students an opportunity to choose their leaders who will represent their interests.
Ensuring access to quality mental health care is a cornerstone of every health investment for a sustainable health system. A state of well-being where each individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life and can work productively and being able to make a...
Are you the kind who turns a deaf ear when it comes to blood donation drives? The kind who barely takes blood donation as a matter of concern? Well, think twice because it might be someone else in need of this precious resource today, but it could be you tomorrow.