Arrest, extradite Genocide fugitives, Govt tells Kenya


Prosecutor-General Jean Bosco Mutangana has urged his Kenyan counterparts to do everything in their power to ensure Rwandans suspected of various crimes, especially the Genocide against the Tutsi, are arrested...

Agric expo: Minister roots for technology in farming


The Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, has urged farmers to adopt technology in farming so as to withstand effects of climate change.

Military Tribunal vice president, judge sworn in

The Military Tribunal has sworn-in new heads, Lt Col Deo Rusizana and Capt Gerald Ntaganira, as vice-president and judge at the military tribunal, respectively.

Candidates should guarantee our rights, say women leaders


Women need to vote a presidential candidate who will guarantee their rights, women leaders have said.

Presidential nominations close with six bids submitted

At exactly 5pm, yesterday, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) closed the process of receiving nomination papers for presidential aspirants for the August election.

MPs approve 2017/18 Budget


Parliament yesterday passed the Budget Law for the Financial Year 2017/18, effectively giving the final nod to the country’s next budget, whose execution starts July 1.

TVETs to get feeding, capitation grant


The Ministry of Education plans to give feeding support and capitation grants to Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) schools.

Magufuli faces public backlash over pregnant schoolgirl ban


Tanzanian President John Magufuli has been condemned for comments that girls who give birth should not be allowed to return to school.

Local NGO in new efforts to promote reconciliation


A local non-government organisation, Global Eco-village Rwanda (GER), has launched an initiative to promote reconciliation between survivors of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi and perpetrators.

370 district security organ personnel graduate

At least 370 people have joined District Administration Security Support Organ (DASSO) after completing a three-month training course at the Police Training School (PTS) Gishari, yesterday.

Military Tribunal vice president, judge sworn in


The Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi on Thursday presided over the swearing in of Lt. Col Deo Rusizana and Capt. Gerald Ntaganira, respectively as vice president and judge at the military...



SKOL brewery Ltd, the fast growing brewery in the country through its craft beer VIRUNGA proudly sponsored the second edition of Waka warrior race held at Masaka Farms last Sunday...

Parliament approves 2017-18 budget


Members of Parliament on Friday passed the budget law for the fiscal year 2017-18, essentially giving the final approval to the country’s next budget whose execution starts on July 1....

NEC names fallen MP Mukayisenga’s replacement

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has announced Winifrida Niyitegeka to replace late MP Francoise Mukayisenga who passed away on June 11. A statement issued yesterday by NEC indicates that Niyitegeka...

[SPONSORED] Police Week 2017: Ensuring human security as an essential factor for safety and community development


On May 16, Rwanda National Police (RNP) officially launched the countrywide community development activities to mark its 17th anniversary. Since 2010, RNP in collaboration with its policing partners has conducted...

[VIDEO & PHOTOS] Presidential Elections: Kagame presents nomination papers


At exactly 12:30pm yesterday, President Paul Kagame arrived at the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to present his presidential candidature papers as the Rwandan Patriotic Front nominee for the August Election.

Kagame speaks out on US threat over used clothes ban


President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda will proceed with the planned phase-out of importation of second-hand clothes despite the threats that it could lead to a review of eligibility...

Africa Public Service Day: Call to leverage ICTs to better deliver


As public servants and other citizens across the continent celebrate the Africa Public Service Day, today, delegates gathered in Kigali as part of events to mark the day have urged...

Musanze hydro power plant project to add 3.6 megawatts on national grid


Construction of new Musanze hydropower plant which was launched on Wednesday is expected to add at least 3.6 megawatts to the national grid. The plant is being constructed on Mukungwa...

Stakeholders in early tuberculosis screening drive


Health sector stakeholders have called for early Tuberculosis screening for HIV-positive persons to ensure timely response. The move is being spearheaded by Rwanda Network for People Living with HIV/AIDS (RRP+),...

Mpayimana joins presidential race

Another independent presidential hopeful, Philippe Mpayimana, presented his nomination papers to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) yesterday.

MPs call for more efforts to improve welfare of PWDs

Legislators have called on Government to devise measures in monitoring implementation and direct contribution for different services offered to Persons With Disabilities (PWDs).

Agricultural show focuses on technologies

The National Agricultural Show opened yesterday at Mulindi grounds in Gasabo District with focus on showcasing various agricultural technologies meant to fight effects of climate change.

South Africa court allows secret Jacob Zuma no-confidence vote

South Africa's highest court has ruled that a vote of no-confidence against President Jacob Zuma can be held in secret. The constitutional court said that the Speaker of parliament had...