RPA’s ‘600’ honoured for bravery during Genocide


Senator Tito Rutaremara has paid homage to the Rwanda Patriotic Army’s 600-strong 3rd battalion that boldly emerged from the Parliamentary Building in the heart of the capital Kigali in April...

France must own up to role in Genocide, say survivors

The umbrella body of survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Ibuka, has expressed optimism that the latest report pinning France on the Genocide would give impetus to the...

Service providers promise a fun-packed festive season

Service providers in Kigali have promised a memorable experience this festive season with unique and fun-packed packages for holiday makers. There is no reason to travel outside Kigali during the...

Policies hurting Africa’s entrepreneurship – experts


It is true that some African countries have tried to create enabling environments for businesses to thrive, but it is equally true that many countries on the continent have not...

RRA devises new ways to up collection of land taxes


Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) has launched a campaign that aims at encouraging taxpayers to voluntarily pay land lease fees before the December 31 deadline to avoid paying fines.

New ministers pledge new momentum


President Paul Kagame, on Wednesday, officiated at the swearing-in ceremony of the Minister for Education, Dr Eugene Mutimura, and Minister of Technology, Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa.

BK, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences ink partnership deal


The Bank of Kigali has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS), meant to facilitate promotion technology and innovations across the continent.

Japanese city of Kobe seeks stronger ties with Kigali

The City of Kigali and Kobe, the sixth-largest city in Japan, are set to work out a fundamental partnership after a high-level delegation arrived in Kigali on Monday. An eight-member...

Chinese envoy tips Rwandan youth on hard work

Rwandan youth should pick a leaf from Chinese hard working culture which managed to lift their nation from a poor state to current developing pace, Rao Hongwei, the Chinese ambassador...

The untold story of female miners


When her husband passed away, Laurence Mukamparirwa was left with six children and no job or skills for survival. Life came to a standstill as she pondered on how she...

President Kagame inaugurates Campaign against Genocide museum

President Paul Kagame on Wednesday officially opened the Campaign Against Genocide Museum (CAG).

Two new ministers sworn-in

President Paul Kagame, on Wednesday, officiated at the swearing-in ceremony of the Minister of Education, Eugene Mutimura and the Minister of Technology, Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa.

New report links France to Genocide in Rwanda


Fresh details have emerged in a new report pointing to the involvement of France in the planning and execution of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

PHOTOS: Mkapa outlines elements for Africa’s transformation


The time for Africa’s transformation as a bloc is now, and not tomorrow.

AU Peace and Security Council’s experts meet in Musanze


Members of the committee of experts from African Union’s Peace and Security Council (PSC) are meeting in Musanze District to discuss peace and security in Africa.

Why wastewater treatment should be the way to go


Experts have called for recycling of wastewater as part of sustainable environment management strategies.

Lawyers chart ways to fight money laundering


A team of lawyers from the United States’ Conference of Western Attorneys General-African Alliance Partnership (CWAG/APP) is in Rwanda to train members from justice sector about various techniques in detecting,...

House maids: One girl’s chilling story


Fifteen-year-old Cynthia Umutoniwase left her home in Nyamagabe for Huye District in search of a job.

U.K envoy reminisces about time in Rwanda


The Outgoing British High Commissioner to Rwanda, William Gelling, has said that he is proud of the increased trade between the two countries over the last four years of his...

Bribery on the decrease – report

Incidences of bribery decreased slightly from 24.4 per cent last year to 23.9 per cent this year, Rwanda Bribery Index 2017 report shows. At least 2,385 respondents took part in...

How newspapers can play key role in education


Media plays a vital role when it comes to informing the public on what’s happening around the world, which is as well helpful to students who need to be updated...

Time for Africa to reclaim her identity, says Mkapa


Africa must do what it takes to ensure her youth find on the continent the opportunities they have for years been seeking from other continents, especially in Europe, which has...

Imbuto’s students’ holiday camp opens in Huye


A two-day holiday camp organised by Imbuto Foundation for students opened in Huye District on Monday with a call on participants to develop a culture of doing own research beyond...

Presidents Kagame, Akufo-Addo on what it takes to achieve SDGs


President Paul Kagame and his Ghanaian counterpart Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo have underlined what is needed for developing countries to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).