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[FEATURED] 23 Rwandans awarded Millions for buying TECNO SPARK2 during World Cup

It was an evening of football entertainment and prizes at Century Cinema as TECNO unveiled lucky prize winners after the World Cup was concluded in style in Russia in favor of France who beat Croatia 4-2 on Sunday in Moscow, Russia. The excited fans screamed around the cinema hall as the French...

Monday, July 16, 2018, 10:08 PM

Rwandans in Sudan pay tribute to liberators

Rwandans living in Sudan capital Khartoum and neighboring areas were on Wednesday joined by friends of Rwanda, heads of Diplomatic Missions, International and Regional organizations accredited to the Sudan gathered to celebrate the 24th anniversary of Rwanda liberation Day, this week. The event...

Saturday, July 14, 2018, 12:14 AM

President Ramaphosa rallies support for CFTA implementation

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on countries to speedily ratify and implement the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) saying it would provide the integrated and diversified markets that will unlock Africa’s full productive capacity. In a keynote address on the...

Friday, July 13, 2018, 8:00 PM

Human security is a pillar of sustainable development, says Minister Busingye

The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, has said that security, political and socio-economic dynamics in Africa have a major bearing on the continent’s development trajectory. He made the remarks Thursday while presiding over the annual symposium on Peace,...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 11:49 PM

WORD HAS IT...

Umuhoza ‘off the shelf’ Former Miss Rwanda contestant Sharifa Umuhoza is making major steps towards a new chapter in her life, sources tell us. A few months ago, the 23-year-old mentioned she was planning to get married, something that did not go down well with some of her followers...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 9:51 PM

National Police College to hold annual symposium on peace, security and justice

Every year, the National Police College (NPC) holds a symposium on peace, security and justice as part of its Police Senior Command and Staff Course (PSCSC). The PSCSC, which brings together senior Police students from across Africa, offers a Masters of Arts in Peace Studies and Conflict...

Thursday, July 12, 2018, 12:16 AM

Athletics: Hakizimana signs one year with Italy’s Castello Firenze

Rwanda international and APR Athletics Club runner John Hakizimana has inked a one-year contract with Italian side Atletica Castello Firenze. The 21-year old confirmed the development to Times Sport on Tuesday. The long middle and long distance runner lands the professional contract in Italy...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 12:25 AM

Rayon Sports’ Nahimana, goalie Ndayishimiye linked to Kiyovu

Rayon Sports midfielder Shassir Nahimana and former goalkeeper Eric Ndayishimiye are reported to be in talks with Kiyovu SC ahead of the 2018/2019 Azam Rwanda Premier League. While former Rayon Sports skipper Ndayishimiye is free to sign for any side after his unceremonious sacking last month,...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018, 12:22 AM

Hafez Ghanem takes over as World Bank’s Vice President for Africa

The World Bank has appointed Hafez Ghanem as the new World Bank Vice President for Africa, effective July 1st 2018. A development expert with over 30 years of experience, Ghanem will lead anactive regional portfolio consisting of over 600 projects totalling more than $71 billion. Under Ghanem...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 9:48 PM

ITC launches portal to avail prices of agricultural products

The International Trade Centre (ITC) yesterday launched a market price information portal, an online database that will provide access to live updates and prices for more than 100 agriculture products. The portal aims at improving transparency in trade and help improve the decision-making...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 9:41 PM

AfDB ranked 4th best company to work for in Africa

The 2018 Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey has ranked the African Development Bank the fourth best company to work with in Africa. Of 100 companies listed, the top four include the World Bank Group, Chevron, Exxon Mobil and the African Development Bank. Over 20,000 African professionals...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 10:14 PM

RURA warns against SIM card fraud

Did you know? There may be phone numbers that are registered on your SIM card without your consent; dial *125*Identity Card number# to find out. In order to deregister these phone numbers, dial *125*1*Number* Identity Card number# or visit the nearest MTN, Tigo/Airtel branch. RURA urges all...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 9:01 AM

Man arrested attempting to sneak drugs into Mageragere prison

Police in Nyarugenge District are holding a 23 year old man for allegedly attempting to sneak narcotic drugs into Mageragere Prison. Senior Supt. Emmanuel Hiatayezu, the Central region Police spokesperson, said that the suspect was arrested on July 7, when he tried to traffic half a kilogramme of...

Monday, July 9, 2018, 12:22 AM

Kwibohora24: Thousands join Rwandan peacekeepers in CAR to mark liberation

More than 5000 people including senior government and UN officials in Central Africa Republic as well as residents in the capital Bangui, Wednesday, joined Rwandan Police and military peacekeepers serving in the central African nation to celebrate the 24th Liberation anniversary. The...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 9:55 PM

MTN Rwanda opens Mobile Money Remittance corridor to Tanzania

Users of MTN Rwanda will now be able to send money to Tanzania via Mobile Money as the telco has opened the mobile-to-mobile remittance service between Rwanda and Tanzania. MTN Mobile Money users in Rwanda are now able to send money to Airtel Tanzania subscribers seamlessly and affordably through...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 9:27 PM

Kwibohora24: Envoy calls for more Kenyan investments in Rwanda

Rwandans in Kenya came together on Wednesday to mark the 24th Liberation anniversary. Clad in ‘Made in Rwanda’ attire with “Visit Rwanda” theme, delegates danced to patriotic songs as officials outlined milestones achieved under the post-Genocide leadership. Speaking...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 3:44 PM

President Kagame in Djibouti for Free Trade and Industrial Zone inauguration

President Paul Kagame on Thursday arrived in Djibouti where he is expected to take part in the inauguration of Djibouti International Free Trade Zone and attend the China-Africa Economic Forum and International Exhibition. He travelled to the Horn of Africa nation at the invitation of his...

Thursday, July 5, 2018, 11:12 AM

Kwibohora24: RDB to award gorilla permits to 100 youth

As part of the celebration for the 24th Liberation anniversary, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced a draw that will see 100 youth awarded permits to visit mountain gorillas in Virunga National Park. This was announced by the board in a statement, saying that the opportunity is open to...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 11:39 PM

UN decorates Rwandan Police peacekeepers in Haiti

The United Nations, on July 3, decorated 140 Rwandan Police officers serving under its peacekeeping mission in Haiti, with service medals. The medals serve as recognition of their efforts in furthering peace and security in the Caribbean nation. The decorated officers form the 8th Rwandan Formed...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018, 9:16 PM