Formal, traditional justice 'need to be harmonised'

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Formal justice is not enough to ease access to and guarantee justice and need to be harmonised with traditional systems.

Africa urged on willpower to start own criminal court

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Africa is capable of making its own continental tribunal to replace the much-maligned International Criminal Court (ICC) if respective nations gather the willpower to completely adhere to it without fear...

University of Rwanda to graduate 8,000

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University of Rwanda will on Friday hold its second graduation since it was formed after a merger of seven public institutions of higher learning in 2013.

Muslims laud govt facilitation of pilgrimage to Mecca for Hajj

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At least 112 Muslims on Monday departed for the Muslim holy city of Mecca in western Saudi Arabia, to participate in the holy pilgrimage.

Rwanda seeks to raise more funds to support gorilla conservation

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The second edition of the ‘Kwita Izina’ Gala Dinner will take place on August 26 ahead of the official 13th Gorilla Naming ceremony slated for September 1 in Musanze District,...

Victims of croc attacks to get compensation

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Families who lost loved ones to the recent crocodile attacks will be compensated by the Special Guarantee Fund.

UR to host key regional communication conference

University of Rwanda (UR) is set to host the seventh East African Communication Association Conference (EACA) this Friday.

Military tribunal sentences Major Rugomwa to 10 years for manslaughter

A military tribunal on Monday sentenced Rwanda Defence Force officer, Major Aimable Rugomwa and stripped off his rank after finding him guilty of beating to death a student last year.

Legislators outline strategies to fast-track development

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The lawmakers were generally in agreement that the Government had done exceptionally well over the years but shared different views on areas they thought need special attention to accelerate economic...

City law enforcers wear clothes they confiscate from us, say street vendors

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EVEN A cornered rat will turn and bite at the cat. But for street vendors in Kigali, it’s more than just being cornered from time to time but they have...

CNLG lauds Germany for extraditing Genocide suspect

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The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has commended Germany for extraditing Jean Twagiramungu to stand trial for his alleged role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Visually impaired appeal for equal job opportunities

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There is need for more advocacy to ensure people with visual impairment are not discriminated in the labour market and social protection programmes for them to avoid begging culture.

Continental meet on effective waste management due in Kigali

A continental conference of engineers that seeks ways to ensure proper use and reuse of solid and liquid, as well as electronic matters is scheduled to take place in Kigali,...

India to open embassy in Kigali

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The Indian High Commissioner to Rwanda with residence in Kampala, Uganda, Ravi Shankar, has said that plans to open an Indian embassy in Rwanda are underway.

Kagame’s inauguration in pictures

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President Paul Kagame was on Friday, August 18, sworn in for another seven-year term, after he was overwhelmingly re-elected president during the August 4 poll, collecting 98.79 of votes cast.

PHOTOS: Healing programme deepens unity, reconciliation in Gisagara District

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Several Genocide survivors in Gisagara District yesterday accepted to live peacefully with perpetrators who had asked for forgiveness for their role in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

PHOTOS & VIDEO: New fish-feeds factory boosts production, lowers imports

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The cost of fish feed has reduced by half, from about Rwf1,500 to Rwf800, thanks to a new fish feed factory that has started operations in the country. The factory,...

Over Rwf220 million set aside for political parties

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Barely a year before parliamentary elections, political parties under the National Consultative Forum of Political Parties (NFPO) can requisition up to Rwf20 million each in facilitation fees in the lead...

Report calls for increased efforts to boost EAC industrial development

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A new report has called for increased efforts to boost industrial development in the region, particularly through design and implementation of well-ground strategies and action plans, in order to achieve...

Solar-powered water supply to protect against crocodiles

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The national water utility agency has embarked on a Rwf80-million solar-powered borehole project that will serve as a quick and temporary intervention to save people living along the Nyabarongo River...

Presidential inauguration was incident-free – Police

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LAST Friday’s presidential inauguration ceremony was flawless and without any incident, Police have said. Police confirmed that even the ensuing merrymaking happened in calm atmosphere and that the crowds were...

Police hand over Kenyan vehicle recovered in Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) last Friday handed over a Kenyan registered vehicle that was stolen and recovered in Rwanda. The vehicle, original registration number KCG 780W, is believed to have...

Grace Mugabe flies home with lingering assault claims in South Africa

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa yesterday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model.

Uganda declares itself free of bird flu

Uganda on Saturday declared the end of the bird flu outbreak, which has led to the death of thousands of birds and affected the country’s poultry export.