A-Level results released


Results for 2014 senior six national examinations were released earlier today indicating negligible changes in the rate of general performance.

Afroman arrested for punching fan


US rapper and musician Afroman has been arrested after video footage showed him punching a female fan on stage during a concert in Biloxi, Mississippi.

Vanilla Ice arrested on suspicion of Florida burglary


Former rap and home improvement star Vanilla Ice has been arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft in the US state of Florida, police say.

Angry Indian bride marries wedding guest


An Indian bride has married a guest at her wedding after her groom-to-be had a seizure and collapsed. Reports said the groom, Jugal Kishore, was epileptic and he had kept...

Kagame in Kenya to attend EAC Summit

President Paul Kagame yesterday arrived in Kenya on a two-day working visit. While in Kenya, he will participate in the 16th Ordinary Summit of East African Community (EAC), which brings...

A-Level exams results out today

Rwanda Education Board (Reb) is, today, expected to release results of last year’s Advanced Level examinations. A total of 46,236 students were registered to sit the examinations, reflecting an increase...

Clinton Foundation scales up support to smallholder farmers


The Clinton Foundation and the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources have signed an agreement that could soon see farmers adopt to practices that will increase their yield.

Regional cement producers call for harmonised standards

Production of cement in the region could be boosted following efforts by the East African Community partner states to harmonise cement and limestone standards.

Life goes on for HIV-positive widow who endured gang rape during Genocide


Rather than reveal her tragedy to her children, Marie toyed with the idea of suicide. It was while contemplating suicide that she realised that after surviving such a harrowing ordeal...

Civil society should break shackle of being seen as opponents - UN envoy


The United Nations is committed to ensuring a broad-based consultative process in Rwanda to generate debate and civil society views to enhance sustainable development.

Renewable energy 'best way to mitigate climate change'

Rwanda can attain a sustainable green economy if, on top of the current interventions to reduce greenhouse gas emission, more sources of renewable energy are promoted.

Ethiopia is a valued partner, Kagame says


President Paul Kagame has hailed the cordial ties between Rwanda and Ethiopia. Kagame made the remarks, yesterday, as he joined the Ethiopian people to mark the 40th anniversary of the...

New Levy on imports to finance regional projects


The government has approved a draft law that seeks to impose a new levy on goods imported from outside the East African Community (EAC) in order to collect funds needed...

Legislators seek end to Onatracom woes


Members of the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee, yesterday, visited the struggling public transport agency, Onatracom, to follow up on the implementation of resolutions adopted by the Parliament during the analysis...

US envoy visits Gihembe refugees, pledges advocacy to pacify DR Congo


The american Ambassador to Rwanda, Erica Barks-Ruggles, has pledged her government’s support to ensure peace returns to eastern DR Congo so that refugees can return home.

Rwanda, Uganda Police officials meet to explore ties

Police forces from Rwanda and Uganda have committed to reigniting the existing bilateral initiatives to combat cross-border crimes, including deportation or extradition of fugitives in either country.

Eala decries delay to implement L. Victoria basin project


Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) have urged relevant agencies to increase the pace of the implementation of the Lake Victoria Water Supply and Sanitation Programme Phase II...

New initiative to help increase exports to Canada

Rwandan-made products could soon increase on the Canadian market following an initiative by Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the Canadian Trade Facilitation Office (TFO) to link local exporters with potential...

How biogas is bearing fruit in prisons


The National Correctional Service (NCS) has committed to use biogas in all correctional facilities as alternative energy source to cut on firewood expenses and help protect environment.

Nyamagabe, Rutsiro to benefit from anti-malnutrition funding

Nyamagabe and Rutsiro districts are to benefit from a $1.9 million (about Rwf1.3 billion) package from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

Pressure on banks to cut interest rates


The economy is expected to post a higher growth rate than earlier projected when full 2014 figures are released next month, but commercial banks have come under pressure to lower...

Africa should take lead in flushing out FDLR - German envoy


The German Ambassador to Rwanda, Peter Fahrenholtz, has said the African Union should take the lead in bringing an end to the issue of FDLR and ensure peace and security...

Taxpayers cautioned on manipulating EBMs


Tax collectors Rwanda Revenue Authority has given taxpayers using Electronic Billing Machines (EBMs) two weeks to voluntarily disclose any undervalued receipts or face penalties.

Association of people living with HIV seek support to revive failed honey project


For Tubeho, an association of people living with HIV/Aids, December 2011 will remain a memorable month. That time, the members saw their apiary project proposal receive $13,000 (about Rwf7 million)...