Deceased Rwandan medic to be repatriated from South Africa for burial in Rwanda


Remains of the Rwandan doctor who was recently found dead in South Africa are expected to be repatriated for burial in Rwanda on Saturday.

Transporters urged on safety as students return to school

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has urged public transporters, head teachers and parents to coordinate with police to ensure the safety of students as they start returning back to school on...

Investments in Rwanda increase by over $500m

Rwanda’s total registered investments rose by over $500 million in 2017 to $1.675 billion up from $1.16 billion in 2016.

10 things you need to know about Volkswagen Rwanda deal


The first Made-in-Rwanda car by German carmaker Volkswagen could hit the roads in May this year, according to the firm’s officials. This follows an announcement by the firm that they...

Online platform to share solutions to global environment challenges launched in Kigali


The Government of Rwanda, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Republic of Korea, yesterday, launched a web-based Centre of Excellence to share knowledge relevant...

Dar-Kigali railway a game changer – transport minister


The envisaged Standard Gauge Railway that will link the Tanzanian port of Dar es Salaam and Kigali is a game changer, the state minister for transport has said.

King Faisal Hospital deploys Artificial Intelligence to reduce diagnosis time


King Faisal Hospital, Kigali has deployed artificial intelligence in its emergency department to improve patient care through reducing the time taken in diagnosing patients.

Breastfeeding for 6 months halves diabetes risk in women – study

Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of a woman developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year U.S. study said Tuesday.

East Africa will remain fastest-growing in Africa in coming years – UN report

Projecting Africa’s aggregate growth and domestic product (GDP) to grow at 3.5 percent in 2018, and 3.7 percent in 2019, a new UN report reiterates that East Africa remains fastest-growing...

PLE top performers share their inspirations

Shania Nyakare, an 11 year-old from Sparrow Parents School in Kabuga, scored aggregate 5.

SPONSORED: Intensifying efforts in fighting air pollution causing respiratory infections


As Rwandans usher into the new year of 2018, the ministry of environment through Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has devised new measures while strengthen the existing ones to ensure...

SPONSORED: Adaptation to Climate change project transforms lives of rural communities in Musanze and Nyabihu districts


When Mugogo lowland became like a lake due to persistent flooding, farmers in Musanze district thought they could no longer enjoy maize, Irish potatoes, vegetables and sorghum they used to...

RDB: Rwanda registered investments worth $1.6bn, in 2017


Rwanda attracted investments worth 1.675B in 2017, according to latest figures from Rwanda Development Board (RDB). This represents a significant increase of over $500 million from investments registered the previous...

Trial of genocide militia boss Mugimba resumes at High Court


High Court on Thursday resumed the trial of Genocide suspect Jean Baptiste Mugimba, the former secretary general of the CDR, an extremist political outfit. CDR was a club of Hutu...

Volkswagen to invest $20M in local assembly plant and mobility solution

German carmaker Volkswagen has announced a $20M investment in a local assembly plant and mobility solution expected to begin production in the second quarter of this year.

Musanze potato plant to increase production five-fold


Musanze-based potato processing plant, which produces the Winnaz Crisps brand, is set to scale up its production capacity five-fold, officials have said.

Give us money, instead of new homes, residents of city’s largest unplanned settlement tell CoK


City of Kigali authorities plan to meet home owners in Kigali’s largest unplanned settlement – in the Kangondo I and Kangondo II zones of Nyarutarama – next Tuesday to chart...

Campaign on heroic values in the offing


A week-long campaign about the values of heroism will be held across the country ahead of this year’s Heroes’ Day, due February 1, an official has said.

What to expect from World Economic Forum 2018


Political, business, international organisations, civil society leaders will gather in Davos, Switzerland for the annual World Economic Forum later this month.

About 900 children await adoption from orphanages


Four years since the government embarked on a mission to close orphanages and other children’s institutions and reintegrate children into family based care, the National Commission for Children (NCC) says...

Rwanda-China ties will grow further this year, says envoy


China and Rwanda are set to experience even deeper bilateral relations this year, the Chinese envoy to Rwanda has said. Amb. Henry Hongwei Rao made the remarks while speaking with...

Mbanda elected Archbishop of Anglican Church


Dr Laurent Mbanda, the outgoing Bishop of Shyira Diocese has been elected as the next Archbishop and Primate of the Province of the Anglican Church of Rwanda, the Church has...

50 arrested over flouting potato value chain rules

Rwanda National Police (RNP) is holding nearly 50 people for allegedly inflating Irish potato prices and violating standard regulations meant to equally benefit all players in the business supply chain.

How a housemaid inspired Ruzibuka to win Queen’s Award


As a child, 27-year-old Priscilla Ruzibuka looked up to the housemaid at their family home. Not that being a housemaid was a big achievement, but the love, passion and optimism...