King Kigeli V burial set for Sunday


King Kigeli V, Jean Baptiste Ndahindurwa, will be laid to rest in Nyanza District on Sunday. The announcement was made Wednesday by members of the late monarch’s family, two days...

[PHOTOS]: Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe to strengthen cooperation


Rwanda and Sao Tome and Principe have agreed to boost bilateral relations after a delegation of senior Rwandan officials led by the Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo visited the African...

AU is more efficient in responding to African conflicts, Rugwabiza tells UN


Experience in conflict prevention has shown that the African Union is better positioned in terms of knowledge, proximity and the capability to mobilize and respond quickly, Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to...

VIDEO: Rwanda is ready for business, Kagame tells Indian investors


President Paul Kagame has emphasised Rwanda’s readiness to discuss and engage in business with investors from all across the world as the country seeks to be a business hub. The...

Govt to place management of student loans, bursaries under education council


The management of government loans and bursaries for university students could soon be coordinated by the Higher Education Council (HEC) after MPs yesterday approved the plan. The legislators in the...

Energy players seek subsidy on cooking gas accessories


There is need for a tax waiver on all accessories required for the use of cooking gas so as to make it more affordable to Rwandans, players in the energy...

Officials explain recent power pricing


Last week, the Managing Director of the Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL), Eng. Jean-Claude Kalisa, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Energy Group (REG), Jean-Bosco Mugiraneza, held a...

PLE best performers share joy

The Ministry of Education, on Monday, released results for last year’s Primary Leaving and Ordinary Level examinations indicating an improvement in general pass rate compared to 2015.

Energy regulator to connect 6% of its consumers on credit

The Government has devised a new plan that will see low income earners who already have cashpower meters but are unable to pay the subscription fee get access to electricity.

Nyamasheke head teachers held over embezzlement

Four head teachers in Nyamashake District have been arrested over embezzlement of about Rwf50 million from their respective schools.

Huge crowds attend Iran ex-president's funeral

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have turned out in the capital, Tehran, for the funeral of former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led the prayers at...

Kagame in India for business summit


President Paul Kagame is today afternoon scheduled to speak at the opening ceremony of the Eighth Vibrant Gujarat Summit, a global business forum in India.

Ombudsman seeks special court for corruption cases


A special court or a special desk within Rwandan courts should be established to bring about efficiency in trying corruption suspects and help curb the vice, the Chief Ombudsman has...

2016 O-Level, PLE results show improvement


Results for Senior Three and Primary Six national examinations for 2016 were released, yesterday, with the general pass rate showing improvement.

Results of 1000 candidates withheld over malpractices


The Ministry of Education has withheld results of 1,079 candidates who sat Primary Leaving and Ordinary Level exams in 2016 over various malpractices, officials from Rwanda Education Board said.

Liberal Party members to embrace Pan-Africanism


Senior leaders of the Liberal Party (PL) have committed to uphold the values of Pan-Africansim and help entrench them in their members across the country.

Girls outshine boys in PLE results


Results of the 2016 Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE), released yesterday, show that girls beat boys in general performance.

King Kigeli V’s body repatriated for burial


The body of Kigeli V Ndahindurwa arrived in the country, yesterday, from the U

Fire, rescue course starts at Police Training School

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel K. Gasana, yesterday, officiated at the start of a two-month Fire and Rescue Basic course that will see 100 participants from different security...

How Rwanda, Africa can finance the green growth agenda


Climate financing was perhaps the most talked-about issue in various environmental gatherings in 2016.

PLE, O'Level exams released


The results for the 2016 primary six and senior three national examinations were released Monday morning at the Ministry of Education. Announced by the state minister for primary and secondary...

Iran's ex-President Hashemi Rafsanjani dies at 82


Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died on Sunday at the age of 82 after suffering a heart attack, according to state media. Rafsanjani was a key figure in the...

Over 160 Genocide perpetrators in Bugesera reconcile with survivors


A total of 166 Catholic faithful at Nyamata Parish regained their right to holy sacraments, including Eucharist, Baptism (for their children) and Marriage, after they confessed and asked for forgiveness...

Prosecution to indict 250 Genocide fugitives in 2017


The National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA) is set to file at least 250 extradition requests for Genocide suspects around the world this year in a bid to ensure more genocidaires...