New milk consumption drive on


Parents have been urged to endeavour to give their children milk to facilitate their proper growth. Dr Geraldine Mukeshimana, the minister for agriculture and animal resources, made the appeal, yesterday,...

Hosting web sites abroad, who loses?


Thousands of dollars are drained into Western countries' coffers due to the high number of local web sites hosted abroad, investigations have revealed.

Rwanda to showcase Girinka at international dairy expo


The forthcoming International Dairy Conference and Exhibition in Kigali will provide the perfect platform for the country to showcase Girinka programme as Rwanda’s innovation that other countries can learn from,...

Public transport vehicles record over 200 accidents


At least 245 accidents involving public transport vehicles occured in the past 14 months, killing 91 people while 408 others sustained injuries, a Police report states.

[SPONSORED]: BRALIRWA Soft drinks plant scoops best Heineken plant of the year 2015 award


Each year, a competitive process to select the best plant within the Heineken Group is conducted and for the year 2015, BRALIRWA's soft drinks plant in Kigali scooped this highly...

[SPONSORED]: Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited to uphold national cultural values


Banque Populaire du Rwanda Limited commits to being a customer centric bank through embedding cultural values among its employees as a way of upholding national values that transcend culture.

University of Rwanda in new effort to promote research


The University of Rwanda’s College of Science and Technology has announced a fresh drive to promote research and innovation among students and staff.

UR Law school looks to revise programme to enhance quality

The School of Law, University of Rwanda, is considering revising its programmes to improve quality of learning.

Ombudsman launches anti–graft drive


The Office of the Ombudsman has launched a nine-day countrywide campaign to sensitise the public against corruption.

EALA to assess Rwanda-Burundi border situation

Burundi’s recent decision to ban cross-border trade with Rwanda again came to the fore on Tuesday as members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) sat in Arusha, Tanzania.

Parents, local leaders urged to sensitise youth on HIV

Parents and local leaders have been called upon to sensitise the youth on prevention of HIV to reduce new infections.

Death and destruction as quake rocks Italy


At least six people are believed to have died after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy, destroying dozens of villages, according to local media reports.

Hike tax, price of cigarettes to reduce smoking - experts


Further hike in taxes and prices of tobacco products will help reduce smoking in African countries, experts at a key meeting on tobacco taxation have said.

EAC officials say science, technology should be priority for the bloc


Maximising use of science and technology is part of the government’s agenda to increase products value addition, Education minister Papias Musafiri has said.

What Kigali Public Library turn-around says about private-public partnership


Since the Kigali Public Library commenced operations in 2012, the facility was run by the Government through the Ministry of Education until last year when management changed under a public-private...

EALA wants tougher wildlife laws to fight against poaching


The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is calling on East African Community Partner States to enact new wildlife legislation with enhanced penalties and improve strategies and protection measures in a...

4,000 water tanks installed in rainwater harvest drive


Over 4,000 water tanks were installed by the end of July in different districts across the country under the Rainwater Harvesting Project which aims to improve livelihoods and to reduce...

47 African countries agree on plan for malaria-free continent

All 47 African member states of the World Health Organisation (WHO) adopted a new framework on how to deal with malaria on the continent, which still accounts for more than...

Northern Province rolls out anti-drug abuse campaign

The Northern Province has rolled out a campaign to step up fight against drug trafficking and consumption.

CNLG, German experts in joint effort to preserve remains of Genocide victims


The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) and German experts are exploring ways of partnering in conserving the remains of the victims of the 1994 Genocide against the...

Sudan, South Sudan agree to extend oil deal

Sudan and South Sudan agreed Tuesday to extend an oil deal between the two countries, officials said, but they failed to settle the exact terms.

[SPONSORED]: Karongi District has many investment opportunities


Karongi is one of the seven Districts that make up Western Province. It is bordered by Rutsiro to the North, Ngororero and Muhanga to the North-East, Nyamasheke and Nyamagabe to...

Taxpayers Day: Top leaders root for more compliance


More business owners should strive to pay their taxes in time to drive the country’s economy to self-reliance, top leaders have said.

Revise law that denies smallholder land owners title deeds, say citizens


A survey, “Study on User’s perception of the quality and impact of Rwanda laws,” whose findings were revealed last week, shows public concern of failure to access titles for small...