Rwandans in Israel mark Kwibohora 23


The Rwandan embassy in Israel with the Rwandan Community, friends of Rwanda, the diplomatic community and international organizations on July 15 marked the 23rd Liberation Day (Kwibohora 23).

The future of Africa lies in its youth’s potential - Akon

American-born Senegalese singer, impact investor and co-founder of Akon Lighting, Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, has told the African youth, particularly those living in the Diaspora, to take a lead...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma arrives in Kigali for major youth summit


Jack Ma, a prominent Chinese business magnet, arrived in Rwanda Thursday, joining a long list of top business leaders and industry captains from around the world who are in Kigali...

Aids deaths halve as more people get drugs


Deaths linked to Aids have halved in a decade, official figures shows.

Video: We must remain true to who we are, Kagame tells Rwandans


Rwandans should remain focused on the task of building their country and not be distracted by those who may want to derail them from pursuing their legitimate aspirations, RPF-Inkotanyi presidential...

My govt will only allow three children per family – Mpayimana


Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana has stiffened his political collar by ramping up a controversial campaign pledge, telling the electorate that no woman in Rwanda will have more than three...

Habineza: Solving your problems will be our priority


Frank Habineza will prioritise citizens’ problems and help them live better lives once elected into office on August 4.

Telemedicine to reduce health services costs


The Ministry of Health has launched a telemedicine project at Shyira Hospital in Nyabihu District, that’s expected to help reduce costs spent on patients transferred to referral hospitals, reduce face-to-face...

WHO calls for more tobacco control worldwide to save lives

Though the population worldwide protected by tobacco control measures has grown almost five-fold than ten years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday called on countries to do more...

New EBM version to ease tracking of transactions

A new version of the Electronic Billing Machine (EBM), launched by the Rwanda Revenue Authority, will ease tracking of transactions both on the part of the tax body and taxpayers,...

Push for innovations at YouthConnekt summit

African businesses and political leaders from different parts of the continent have pledged to continue supporting youth innovations to deal with unemployment.

EU's ratification of Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol 'a huge step forward'


The European Union (EU) has been hailed for signaling its determination to lead global efforts to tackle climate change when its top body, the EU Council, adopted a decision to...

Let’s leverage our mutual trust, Kagame tells city dwellers


President Paul Kagame, the flag-bearer of the RPF-Inkotanyi in the ongoing presidential race, yesterday rallied voters in Kigali city’s Nyarugenge District to make the most of the existing mutual trust...

Kagame says RPF believes in transformational politics


RPF-Inkotanyi Chairman and presidential flag-bearer Paul Kagame has said that the next seven years of his leadership – should he get the mandate – will be about giving a new...

[SPONSORED] A promise delivered: Scaling up access to water & sanitation services


Walking nearly 3 kilometers to access clean water was not an easy chore for Uwamahoro Claudine a business woman, resident of Nyamata, Bugesera district.

Youth Connekt Africa summit opens in Kigali

Over 2500 delegates are convening in Kigali for the inaugural Youth Connekt Africa summit to look into ways to realise the potential of the continent’s youthful population.

NEC registers 1,120 election observers


A total of 1,120 observers have so far been registered ahead of the August 4 presidential elections, the president of the National Electoral Commission (NEC), Prof. Kalisa Mbanda, said yesterday.

Inmates' rights must be respected – Justice minister


The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, has called on prisons wardens to respect rights of inmates, saying they are like other citizens of society.

National Employment Programme gets Rwf6.2 billion Swedish support

the country’s efforts to create more than 200,000 off farm jobs annually could be enhanced thanks to new grant from the Swedish government.

NEC maps over 2400 polling stations

THE National Electoral Commission (NEC) has mapped 2,424 polling stations across the country and diaspora ahead of the August 4 presidential polls.

Let's continue to thrive together, Kagame tells Bugesera residents


RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, yesterday rallied Rwandans in Bugesera District of Eastern Province around the cause of building a more inclusive society.

August 4 is about shifting to even higher gear – Kagame


RPF-Inkotanyi’s presidential candidate Paul Kagame has said that, once re-elected into office next month, his government will continue to empower and create opportunities for the youth to help them to...

Rwandans proud of RPF-led gains but can do with change – Habineza


On Day Six of the presidential campaigns, Democratic Green Party of Rwanda flag bearer Frank Habineza asked the electorate to be proud of the gains achieved under the RPF leadership...

Mpayimana: I will cut interest rates


Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana has promised to compel commercial banks to reduce interest rates to ensure people borrow at a lower cost.

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