Kagame launches Kigali Convention Centre


President Paul Kagame Friday afternoon launched Kigali Convention Centre (KCC) an ultra-modern facility located in Kimuhurura, Gasabo District. The complex that will host the upcoming 27th African Union Summit that...

US: 11 officers shot, 5 fatally during Dallas protest over police shootings

At least five police officers have been shot dead in the United States at protests over recent police killings of black men. The deaths have been confirmed by the Dallas...

RSB, TMEA prepare Rwandan essential oils for export


Rwanda is a primary commodity exporter to Europe, the United States of America (USA) and Asia; tea, coffee, pyrethrum and minerals as the main exports, accounting for about 58% of...

First Lady launches new drive to end HIV prevalence in youth


The First Lady and Chairperson of Imbuto Foundation, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, officiated at the official launch of a new drive to end HIV prevalence among Rwandan youth.

Housing sector on the spot over regulations


THE HOUSING SECTOR still faces challenges of non-compliance with regulations that could affect infrastructure development if concerned parties do not move in to avert the trend.

Newly-accredited envoys to strengthen ties with Rwanda


President Paul Kagame yesterday received credentials of five foreign envoys appointed by their respective nations to Rwanda.

Global warming: Is it time to phase out fossil fuels?


They are one of the world’s energy generators and many countries highly rely on them to power industries, transport and energy sectors.

Interpol impounds illicit goods


An Interpol-backed operation against cross-border and transnational crimes dubbed ‘Usalama III’ conducted late last month in different parts of the country led to the impounding of items worth US$11, 805...

Our memorable Rwanda experience


We had just arrived in Kigali after 24 hours of travel. We were disoriented and exhausted and truly had no idea what to expect of this small African country. With...

African Union looks to Somalia troops withdrawal by 2020

The African Union said it plans to pull its soldiers out of Somalia where they are fighting jihadists by December 2020, according to a statement issued Wednesday.

Indian Premier to visit Kenya, Tanzania, two other African countries

India's prime minister has kicked off a four-nation African tour on a continent where China's presence has been strong, including countries that haven't been visited by an Indian leader in...

Kagame and Netanyahu unite in call for firm stand against Genocide denial


President Paul Kagame and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu highlighted the lessons learned from the countries’ common tragic history of the Genocide against the Tutsi and Holocaust denial.

[VIDEO & PHOTOS]: Israel Premier makes historic visit to Rwanda, pledges stronger ties


Rwanda and the State of Israel have stepped up their partnership and cooperation by signing three bilateral agreements as ground for future partnerships.

Eid al-Fitr: Muslims urged on peace and prosperity


The Mufti of Rwanda, Salim Hitimana, has urged the Muslim community to shun extremism “ideologyā€¯ but instead focus on efforts that promote peace, as well as working for own economic...

France sentences two former Rwandan mayors to life for Genocide


Octavian Ngenzi, 58, and Tito Barahira, 64, former mayors of Kabarondo in eastern Rwanda, were Wednesday both sentenced to life in prison by the Paris’ Cour d’Assises, in France.

Regional MPs discuss security in Great Lakes region


Parliamentary leaders meeting in Kigali for a two-day 14th Ordinary Session of the Executive Committee of the Forum of Parliaments in member states of the International Conference on the Great...

Rwandans in Switzerland mark Liberation Day

Rwandans in Switzerland observed the 22nd Anniversary of Rwanda’s liberation with a message of gratitude to the country’s liberation heroes.

RDF officer dies in road accident


A Rwanda Defence Forces senior officer died in a road accident in Gitoki sector, Gatsibo District, yesterday.

Family outcast: Dealing with the black sheep


Keza (not real name) has struggled with the fact that she has always been the black sheep in her family for almost her entire life. She was quiet and always...

Dutch court rules Genocide suspects should be deported


A DUTCH court yesterday okayed the European state to extradite two Rwandans suspected of participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Verdict in Ngenzi, Barahira Genocide trial set for today


The Paris Cour d’Assises, in France, is today expected to pronounce itself on the trial of Genocide suspects Octavian Ngenzi, 58, and Tito Barahira, 64, former mayors of Kabarondo in...

Brexit has no long-term effects on EAC - capital markets chief


Britain referundum decision to exit the European Union under the so-called Brexit has no long-term consequences on East African Community, Robert Mathu, the executive director of Capital Market Authority in...

Rwandans in China mark Liberation Anniversary

The Rwandan community in the People’s Republic of China, on Monday, commemorated the 22nd Liberation Day.

Investable climate projects will deliver sustainable growth in Africa - World Bank official


The New Times’ Collins Mwai, interviewed James Close, the Director of Climate Change Group at the World Bank about insights on a range of aspects on climate change carbon credit,...