Kagame meets senior African executives on Havard programme

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President Paul Kagame on Tuesday met with a delegation of 56 top African executives currently undergoing a special programme at Harvard Business School in the United States.

Experts call for more potato varieties

Experts have called for more efforts from different stakeholders to breed more potato varieties.

How President Kenyatta's scores in development helped in re-election

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NAIROBI – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta won a reelection on Aug. 8 largely due to enhanced grassroots campaign strategy and scores he gained from the eastAfrican country’s infrastructure development, experts...

Suicide bombers kill 27, wound 83 in northeast Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria – A woman suicide bomber blew herself up and killed 27 others at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, two local officials said, in an attack bearing...

Egypt, Rwanda commit to strengthen bilateral ties

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Presidents Paul Kagame and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Rwanda and Egypt respectively, have committed to bolster economic ties between their two countries for the mutual benefit of their respective citizens.

Egyptian president pays tribute to Genocide victims

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, on Tuesday, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi where he paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Kigali Clerics call for selfless service as catholics mark Assumption Day

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As members of the Catholic community in the country joined the rest of the world to celebrate Assumption Day on Tuesday, clerics urged their respective congregations to selflessly serve God...

RwandAir staff tipped on national values

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Over 100 staff of the national carrier, RwandAir on Tuesday completed a two-week civic training programme during which they were urged to carry with them the Rwandan values to all...

[PHOTOS] Thousands of Catholics flock Kibeho for Assumption Day

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Thousands of believers from different parts of the world converged in the small town of Kibeho in Nyaruguru District to celebrate Assumption Day yesterday.

Egyptian president pays tribute to Genocide victims

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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, on Tuesday, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi where he paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Egyptian president arrives in Rwanda

11:45AM Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived at Kigali International Airport Tuesday morning to start his two-day official visit to Rwanda. He is accompanied by a delegation of government officials.

Sierra Leone mudslide kills at least 200 as houses are buried

At least 200 people have been killed in a mudslide near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, the Red Cross says.

Sri Lanka military officers call on Rwandan lawmakers

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A delegation of 16 officials from Sri Lanka’s Defence Service Command and Staff College (DSCSC) yesterday held discussions with members of the lower and upper chambers of parliament where they...

Real estate dealers call for more affordable office space

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Four months after expiry of the first ultimatum by City of Kigali authorities for businesses operating in residential dwellings to vacate, at least half of the establishments that were slated...

Farmers push for agriculture bank

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Rwandan farmers are pushing for the creation of an agricultural development bank in the country citing rigorous and prohibitive terms to access credit from commercial banks.

Chinese embassy donates $30,000 to empower women in climate resilient agriculture

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The Chinese embassy has donated 30,000 dollars (24,900,000 frw) to empower women in climate resilient and smart agriculture.

Three held for vandalising Rwf52m electricity pylons

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Police in Gatsibo District are holding three people in connection with the vandalising of electric pylons that they dismantle to sell as scrap metals.

Make sign language official – activists

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Activists are pushing for the recognition of sign language as one of the country’s official languages.

UPDATED: Rwanda commiserates with Burkinabe people following terror attack

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President Paul Kagame has conveyed his and the people of Rwanda’s condolences to Burkina Faso following a terror attack on Sunday that killed at least 17 people.

Kenya's tourism stakeholders appeal for calm amid poll dispute

NAIROBI – Kenya's tourism stakeholders on Monday called for an end tothe political tension that has persisted since the Aug. 8 polls so that the industry can continue on its...

Young entrepreneurs decry limited access to finance

As jobs become increasingly scarce, there is growing need for entrepreneurship.

Rwanda commiserates with Burkina Faso after terror attack

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President Paul Kagame has conveyed his and the people of Rwanda’s condolences to Burkina Faso following a terror attack on Sunday that killed at least 17 people.

Nigeria's Buhari feels 'ready to go home' after treatment in UK

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels ready to return home after medical treatment in the UK, and is awaiting his doctor's permission. Mr Buhari has recently faced questions...

Holocaust survivor shares her testimony with young Rwandans

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An eighty-six-year-old survivor of the Holocaust, Susan Pollack, on Friday evening shared her emotional testimony of how she survived a genocide in which some six million European Jews were killed...