There’s more that unites than divides Africa, says Kagame


President Paul Kagame yesterday delivered a powerful inaugural speech, rallying Rwandans and Africans to stand together in the interest of their own people as that is the root of all...

Rwanda can't compromise its values, vision - Mushikiwabo


Rwanda is a country that has come from far and wants to go very far, Foreign Affairs and Cooperation minister Louise Mushikiwabo said Friday, reaffirming the country’s vision for socio-economic...

With the right attitude, Africa can turn the tide


Even more hilarious, it seems the self-acclaimed ‘masters of the universe’ geniuses never seem to get it, inspite of coming a cropper for their nth time: The moment they attack...

Genocide fugitive extradited from Germany, to be charged next week


Jean Twagiramungu, a Rwandan who was extradited from Germany on Friday, will be formally charged next week, Police said yesterday.

Alternative financing strategies to boost small businesses in Africa


A few years ago, more than half a century after the concept was first proposed, the government of Côte d’Ivoire completed construction of the Henri Konan Bédié Bridge, a span...

Musanze residents excited by Kagame's inauguration

Musanze residents who followed yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of President Kagame on the TV said they were excited by the colourful event and the inaugural speech.

Chinese, African media houses vow to deepen cooperation


The Chinese and African media houses on Monday agreed to deepen cooperation in information sharing, best practice and training to improve the dissemination of information about Sino-Africa relations.

Inaugural address by President Kagame

Today is a day of renewal and gratitude. I would therefore like to begin by thanking those who have joined us here. The presence of so many brothers and sisters...

Kagame sworn in

12:00PM: At around 11:50 AM on Friday morning, President Paul Kagame took oath of office as President of Rwanda. Kagame was sworn in by the Chief Justice Prof. Sam Rugege...

Messi, rest of sports world condemn Barcelona attack


BARCELONA - Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona left...

South Africa borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

South African police have issued a 'red alert' at the country's borders for Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, the police minister has said. She is accused of hitting a 20-year-old...

Germany extradites Genocide fugitive today

German authorities will today extradite to Rwanda a man suspected to have helped mastermind the Genocide against the Tutsi in the former Gikongoro Prefecture, now part of the Southern Province.

Kagame inauguration: Police urge motorists to use alternative routes

Rwanda National Police has called upon the general population to exercise their rights safely and to observe the law to ensure maximum security during the Presidential inaugration celebrations.

Police recover Rwf13.5m stolen from travel agency

Rwanda National Police has recovered Rwf13.5 million that had been stolen from Waheguru Travels Ltd in Nyarugenge District, on Wednesday.

New programme to boost youth engagement in agric

The Ministry of Agriculture has designed an internship programme, which will see unemployed agronomy graduates work in agriculture cooperatives in their respective home areas for a period of twelve months,...

US pharmaceutical firm sets up first subsidiary in Rwanda

L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, a US-based global pharmaceutical company, announced Wednesday it is setting foot in Rwanda. L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd, a biotechnology company, will be headquartered in Kigali.

[VIDEO] Kagame swears in today


President Paul Kagame takes oath of office, Friday, officially marking the start of a new seven-year term. The ceremony is taking place at Amahoro National Stadium.

Nine Egyptian firms enter local housing market


Nine Egyptian firms have established a presence in Rwanda with an aim to serve the construction and housing sector. The firms, under the umbrella, Rwanda-Egypt Trading Association, commenced operations yesterday...

Two suspended varsities allowed to re-open


Students from two institutions of higher learning will be happy to learn that they can now proceed with their education after the regulator’s green light. The Higher Education Council (HEC)...

Businesses urged to make the most of 2017 trade fair


Local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are looking forward to tapping into the potential presented by the upcoming International Trade Fair. The two-week event is in its 20th edition, with...

Heads of State jet in ahead of Kagame's inauguration

8 p.m., KIGALI: AT least 10 Heads of State on Thursday arrived in the country ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of President Paul Kagame slated for Friday.

Government to raise more funds towards conservation projects

The second edition of the Kwita Izina Gala Dinner will take place on August 26 ahead of the official 13th Gorilla Naming ceremony slated for September 1 in Musanze District.

US based pharmaceutical sets up first subsidiary in Rwanda

L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, a global pharmaceutical company, announced Wednesday it is setting foot in Rwanda. The parent firm is located in the historic area of Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, USA, with...

Japan seeks new approach to scale up private investment in Africa

The Japanese government is set to scale up private investment in Africa as it readies to shift its intervention approach in Africa from the Official Development Assistance (ODA) to private...