Police report lower rate of traffic offences during the festive season

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Traffic offences have over the past three months reduced by 12 per cent and the Police plan to intensify the use of speed governors and other e-Policing tools in 2017...

BOOK REVIEW - The Great Deception: UK's role in 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi

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In the hundreds of media articles on the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, there is barely a mention of Britain being a permanent member of the UN Security Council and...

Farmers pledge to make the most of developed Gashora Marshland

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Some 1,571 farming households from sectors of Bugesera and Ngoma districts surrounding the developed Gashora Marshland have pledged to produce at least eight tonnes of rice per hectare from the...

Bugesera woman found dead, Police investigates

Police in Bugesera District are investigating circumstances under which a middle-aged woman was killed after she was discovered dead on Monday.

New Year sermons: Clerics call for peace

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Christian faithful thronged the first Mass of 2017 on New Year’s Day, yesterday, to offer their thanksgiving for the just-ended 2016 and pray for 2017. Several clerics echoed a message...

Public varsities to get more autonomy under new law

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Amendments made to the law governing higher education will make it possible for public universities to rely less on government to manage their staff and procure work while owners of...

Over 45 babies born on New Year’s Day

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Sandra Umutoni was counting days to giving birth to her first born baby. Her documented due date was days away, but on New Year’s Day, she went into labour, and...

How has EAC positioned itself for 2017 and beyond?

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It recently emerged that, in February, a sub-committee of ministers responsible for East African Community affairs agreed on a confederation model instead of a political federation as the last stage...

Rwanda Focus proprietor arrested over counterfeit, tax evasion charges

The proprietor of local English newspaper, Rwanda Focus Limited, Shyaka Kanuma, has been arrested in connection with evading taxes and a procurement-related offence through which he allegedly fraudulently won a...

RNP peacekeepers in CAR engage locals in Umuganda

Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the United Nation Multi-Dimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in CAR (MINUSCA), over the weekend, conducted Umuganda, a home-grown monthly communal work, through which they cleared shrubs...

Gambia leader accuses West African bloc of declaring war

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Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh accused West African regional body ECOWAS of declaring war, after it said it was putting forces on alert in case he refused to step down at...

Erdogan: Istanbul nightclub attack aims to create chaos

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned the nightclub attack that left 39 people dead, saying Turkey will continue to fight against what he called terrorism and its backers 'till...

A decade of fireworks displays in Kigali

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What’s a New Year’s Day celebration without a fireworks display at the stroke of midnight on December 31st? This year, unlike previous ones, the main countdown moved from the Amahoro...

Visually impaired to vote in 2017 presidential elections

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The National Electoral Commission has announced that visually impaired Rwandans will be able to vote for the first time in this year’s presidential elections which will take place on August...

Plans to improve unplanned settlements in high gear

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A plan first made public in October 2015 on how unplanned slum settlements can be turned into quality condos in accordance with the City of Kigali’s master plan is within...

Lessons learnt from a year of travelling around the region

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Last year, I did a lot of travelling around East Africa and beyond. From these travels I picked up lots of lessons about life, society but most importantly, about the...

Interpol operation seize counterfeits worth Rwf140 million

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Counterfeit and illicit goods including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and alcoholic drinks valued at over Rwf140 million have been seized in an operation conducted by Rwanda National Police (RNP).

VIDEO: President Kagame's end of year message to Rwandans

President Kagame yesterday called on Rwandans to actively continue contributing to the country's transformation by insisting on high-quality services. The President said this in his annual end of year message.

The NBA is stepping up its ambitions to grow its African player pool

For much of the past decade, Africa has been central to the NBA’s international outreach. Seeking to grow the popularity of the league, and basketball, the NBA has held training...

RNP, TI-Rwanda launch ‘citizen service charter’

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Rwanda National Police (RNP) in Partnership with Transparency International-Rwanda Chapter, have launched the ‘Citizen Service Charter’ that illustrates the rights of those seeking police services, and obligations of officers to...

Car-free zone redevelopment to commence early next year

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The plan to transform KN 4 Avenue into a “lively pedestrian corridor” is expected to come to fruition early into the New Year, City authorities have said. KN 4 Avenue,...

New Year: Public urged to celebrate responsibly

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Rwanda National Police has urged the public to celebrate responsibly, and avoid anything that can interrupt and affect both personal and other people’s security. Police also said fireworks have been...

PHOTOS: Designer Sonia Mugabo opens store at Kigali Marriott Hotel

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Rwandan designer Sonia Mugabo has opened her second store at the Kigali Marriott Hotel. The colourful launch event, held Thursday, was graced by her loyal customers, fellow designers, fans and...

Over 11,000 Bugesera farmers report resilience to climate change, diseases

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Farmers in Bugesera District have, over the years, been adversely affected by climate change, especially drought, which withers their crops before or soon after flowering. Yet the farmers as well...