President Lungu backs AU reforms, calls for 'urgent' implementation

Visiting Zambian President Edgar Lungu has expressed support toward African Union reforms spearheaded by President Paul Kagame. He was speaking at a State banquet hosted in his honor at the...

Zambia committed to arrest of Genocide fugitives, says Lungu


Zambian President Edgar Lungu has said his country will continue to partake in efforts aimed at bringing to book perpetrators of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda.

Report shows slight improvement in service delivery in Kigali city


Satisfactory level of good service delivery in Kigali city districts has slightly increased but is lower compared to other districts’ performance and the national target, the 2017 Citizen Report Card...

Meet Mudenge, the Genocide survivor who inspired a community to rise above bitterness and forge unity


Despite suffering dire consequences of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Boniface Mudenge decided to forgive people who massacred his family members, friends and other relatives.

Eastern Province eases access to fertiliser, seeds


Asteria Uwamahoro, 42, a resident of Muyumbu Sector in Eastern Province’s Rwamagana District, recalls how she wanted fertilisers from agro-dealers but couldn’t afford to pay for the input in cash.

47% women embrace contraceptives

The use of contraceptives has improved significantly in the country rising from 4.3 per cent in 2000 to 47.5 per cent currently, according to the National Institute of Statistics of...

Police to investigate protests of Congolese refugees

Rwanda National Police is to investigate the cause of Tuesday’s protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba Refugee Camp in Karongi District, the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees said yesterday.

Christian radio fined, suspended over discriminatory broadcast

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has suspended Amazing Grace FM programming for one month and slapped the station with a Rwf2 million fine over divisive and misogynous broadcast.

Christian radio fined, suspended over discriminatory broadcast

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has suspended Amazing Grace FM programming for one month and slapped the station with a Rwf2 million fine over divisive and misogynous broadcast.

Zambian president begins 2-day visit


Zambia President Edgar Lungu arrived in Rwanda Wednesday for a two-day state visit. Lungu arrived at Kigali International Airport at around 11a.m, where he was received by his host, President...

PHOTOS: Govt secures funding for central sewerage system


Kigali is finally set to have a central sewerage system following an agreement between the Government and two multi-national lenders to finance the much awaited project.

PM reassures on battle against child malnutrition


The newly established National Early Childhood Development Programme will help fast-track implementation of anti-mulnutrition measures in the country, the Prime Minister has said.

Senators call for change of family planning strategy


Members of the Senatorial Standing Committe on Social Affairs have called for revision of the approach in delivery of family planning services in the country in order to increase its...

Zambia president expected in Kigali today

Zambia President Edgar Lungu is expected in the country today for a two-day state visit. President Lungu’s visit to Rwanda follows a two-day visit to Zambia by President Paul Kagame...

32 Nyagatare teachers forced to resign


More than 30 education officials in Nyagatare District in Eastern Province have resigned since the beginning of February 2018. District authorities said the teachers failed to meet expectations and some...

Farmers devise measures to prevent recurrence of foot and mouth disease


Farmers in Eastern Province have turned to protected farms or indoor grazing to avoid losing cattle in another foot and mouth disease outbreak. The move comes weeks after the Ministry...

Govt eases filing of citizens complaints


Rwandans are now able to address any of their complaints to any ministry or other government institutions without leaving their places, Local Government minister Francis Kaboneka announced on Tuesday.

UNICEF launches worldwide campaign “Every Child Alive”

UNICEF launched a worldwide campaign “Every Child Alive” on Tuesday, to demand and deliver solutions on behalf of the world’s newborns, along with a new report on newborn mortality.

Kigali hosts third edition of Africa Fintech summit

More than 350 experts in finance and information technology sectors are meeting today in Kigali for a two-day summit to showcase Africa’s potential in the two sectors, as well as...

Ban Ki-moon to head global green growth body

Former United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has been elected as President of the Assembly and Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI).

Bid for Rwf15bn Treasury bond closes on Wednesday

Are you interested in investing in the government Rwf15 billion five-year Treasury bond that will be issued Wednesday? Well, you have only until 4.30pm to participate before the bid submission...

Imported packaging materials to be struck off tax-exempt list


Government is set to remove imported packaging materials from the list of tax-exempted goods in a bid to ease competition against local manufacturers, the Minister for Trade and Industry told...

Retirees welcome pension increase


A presidential order determining new pension and occupational hazards benefits, which officials said could be published in the official gazette in a couple of days, offers varied increases to various...

Rwandan police officers awarded UN medals for outstanding service in Juba


A total of 183 Rwandan police officers, including 30 women, were on Monday awarded UN medals for their diligence and dedicated service under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan.