We are not involved in Israel immigrants’ issues – Rwanda

The Rwandan government has rejected claims Kigali was involved in efforts to return illegal African immigrants from Israel to Africa, with Rwanda reported to be one of the possible destinations.

Congolese refugees protest turn violent

Five Congolese refugees died and 15 others sustained injuries when clashes broke out Thursday between hundreds of refugees and the police after the latter intervened to quell a violent refugees’...

VIDEO: Rwanda, Zambia boost bilateral ties

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Rwanda and Zambia have signed four bilateral cooperation agreements to further enhance ties and integration between the two countries.

MPs reject education commission report

It was drama in parliament yesterday when a report presented by the Committee on Education, Technology, Culture and Youth regarding government’s education activities within secondary schools and institutions of higher...

Three arrested over car theft, forgery

Police in Musanze District are holding three people in connection with forgery and vehicle theft.

Police seize plastic bags in separate operations

Ten people were arrested in separate Police operations conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday in Gakenke and Muhanga districts, respectively, after they were found selling or packing goods in plastic bags.

Rwanda ranked among Africa's three least corrupt nations again

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Rwanda has for the second year running ranked third least corrupt country in Africa, according to the latest Corruption Perception Index, 2017, released yesterday.

Senators to assess citizens' access to water countrywide

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Members of the senatorial Standing Committee on Economic Development and Finance will next Tuesday start a tour of the country to assess the level of water access.

A-level exams results to be released today

The Ministry of Education will today release results for candidates who sat their national Advanced Level examinations in 2017.

UNHCR calls for calm following Congolese refugee protests

The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has called for calm and restraint following Tuesday’s violent protests by Congolese refugees at Kiziba refugee camp in Karongi District.

Farmers urged to plant early as meteorologists predict short rainy season

Farmers should immediately plant their crops because the rainy season will be shorter than usual, meteorologists have said.

Billions earmarked for irrigation schemes, Gako beef project

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Irrigation schemes and the Gako Integrated Beef project in Bugesera District are the biggest beneficiaries from the revised national budget.

RDF contingent to participate in peace support exercise in Bangladesh

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A contingent of 40 personnel of Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) is set to participate in a three-week Multinational Peace Support Operations (PSO) Exercise in Bangladesh slated for next week. The...

Rwanda maintains third spot in corruption fight-global report

Rwanda and Botswana have maintained top positions in corruption fight in Africa, according to Corruption Perception Index 2017 released in Kigali on Thursday.

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...

VIDEO: Zambia committed to arrest of Genocide fugitives, says Lungu

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...