PHOTOS: Call for heroism as Nyange heroes are honoured


Rwandans should uphold national values and promote heroism as part of efforts to maintain the country’s unity and development.

How CFTA will boost intra-Africa trade


African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA) is expected to significantly drive up intra-Africa trade by about 52 per cent, officials from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa have...

AU summit: Heads of State begin to arrive


African Heads of State and Government as well other African leaders are expected to start arriving in the country today ahead of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement signing...

Anglican Church opens Rwf300m Cathedral in Gasabo


The Anglican Church in Rwanda, yesterday, unveiled a new cathedral, worth Rwf300 million, in Gasabo District, Kigali city.

Rwandan women in Germany hold annual convention


For the second year in a row, Rwandan women living in various German cities convened in Mainz, the largest city of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany, to discuss ways...

Europe Putin claims victory in Russia’s presidential election

MOSCOW — Vladi­mir Putin claimed victory Sunday after cruising to reelection , with authorities reporting high voter turnout in balloting that was widely expected to bring the Russian president a...

African media has a duty to produce local content – AUB outgoing chief


Last week, Rwanda hosted the 11th General Assembly of the African Union of Broadcasting (AUB), which drew participants from over 40 countries to deliberate on issues surrounding the broadcasting business...

Man held for felling trees in gazetted forest

Police in Gicumbi District have arrested a man for illegally cutting down about two hectares of a gazetted forest in Rushaki Sector.

Xi Jinping unanimously re-elected Chinese President, CMC chairman

Xi Jinping has been re-elected Chinese President by a unanimous vote at the ongoing session of the 13th Chinese National People's Congress (NPC), the nation’s legislative body.

Continental Free Trade Area will catalyse Africa’s economic progress – Amb. Tumukunde


African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will strengthen and deepen fragmented African markets and benefit African producers and consumers, according to Hope Tumukunde Gasatura, Chair of the Permanent Representatives Committee...

Mutuelle subscribers to use IDs to access healthcare


Subscribers of the community based health insurance (Mutuelle de santé) across the country will from next financial year no longer be required to show their subscription cards to access medical...

World Water Day: A call for better management of water resources


Rwanda will join the rest of the world in marking International World Water Day on the March 22. The day will be celebrated under the theme ‘Nature for Water’ on...

‘Murika’ How young Rwandans use animations to boost reading


It’s a common adage that if you want to hide something from people, put it in a book. While there have been efforts by several institutions to improve the reading...

Regional parliament seeks updates on implementation of common currency

The East African Legislative Assembly has tasked the East African Community Council of Ministers, the governing organ of the EAC, to shed light on steps taken by the bloc on...

Traffic advisory issued ahead of AU summit


Rwanda National Police has called on members of the public to adhere to the new traffic guidelines issued by the City of Kigali to facilitate traffic flow ahead of next...

Senators challenge districts on access to clean water


Lawmakers on Senatorial Standing Committee on Economic Development and Finance have urged district leaders to look at ways of ensuring universal access to potable water.

Women in climate resilient agriculture reap dividends

At least 6,000 women grouped in credit and savings groups in the districts of Nyaruguru, Gisagara, Nyanza, Karongi and Musanze saved Rwf152 million last year thanks to a Rwf3 billion...

Regional sustainable energy forum due next week


Kigali is next week set to host the Sustainable Energy Forum for East Africa 2018, a three-day international event meant to foster economic transformation of the six East African Community...

Cycling, walking key to decongesting African cities: UNEP


African countries should reorganise urban design to promote cycling and walking as efforts to decongest the continent’s cities gather steam, a UN official said on Friday

Ministry of Justice faults juvenile lawyers over confessions

The Ministry of Justice has cautioned members of Rwanda Legal Aid Forum, especially lawyers handling children cases, against neglecting their roles and forcing juvinle suspects to confess crimes.

Police train private security personnel


A total of 277 private security personnel working with Intersec Security Company (ISCO), yesterday, completed a three-month ‘Basic Guard Course’ at Police Training School (PTS) in Gishari, Rwamagana District.

Jacob Zuma to face 16 counts of corruption over arms deal

Former South African president Jacob Zuma was charged with corruption on Friday over a $2.5 billion state arms deal. Zuma, who was forced to resign by the ruling African National...

FEATURED: I&M Bank registers 12% growth, for a dividend pay-out of 40%


I&M BANK RWANDA LTD announced its audited financial results for the fiscal year ended 31 December 2017. The New Times’ JOSEPH MUDINGU had a one-on-one with the managing-director ROBIN BAIRSTOW.

Kagame to African media: Tell your continent's story


President Paul Kagame has challenged African broadcasters to be more proactive in telling African stories and undo the current status quo whereby the continent’s stories are often told by outsiders.