Legislators outline strategies to fast-track development


The lawmakers were generally in agreement that the Government had done exceptionally well over the years but shared different views on areas they thought need special attention to accelerate economic...

City law enforcers wear clothes they confiscate from us, say street vendors


EVEN A cornered rat will turn and bite at the cat. But for street vendors in Kigali, it’s more than just being cornered from time to time but they have...

CNLG lauds Germany for extraditing Genocide suspect


The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) has commended Germany for extraditing Jean Twagiramungu to stand trial for his alleged role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Visually impaired appeal for equal job opportunities


There is need for more advocacy to ensure people with visual impairment are not discriminated in the labour market and social protection programmes for them to avoid begging culture.

Continental meet on effective waste management due in Kigali

A continental conference of engineers that seeks ways to ensure proper use and reuse of solid and liquid, as well as electronic matters is scheduled to take place in Kigali,...

India to open embassy in Kigali


The Indian High Commissioner to Rwanda with residence in Kampala, Uganda, Ravi Shankar, has said that plans to open an Indian embassy in Rwanda are underway.

Kagame’s inauguration in pictures


President Paul Kagame was on Friday, August 18, sworn in for another seven-year term, after he was overwhelmingly re-elected president during the August 4 poll, collecting 98.79 of votes cast.

PHOTOS: Healing programme deepens unity, reconciliation in Gisagara District


Several Genocide survivors in Gisagara District yesterday accepted to live peacefully with perpetrators who had asked for forgiveness for their role in the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

New fish-feeds factory boosts production, lowers imports


The cost of fish feed has reduced by half, from about Rwf1,500 to Rwf800, thanks to a new fish feed factory that has started operations in the country. The factory,...

Over Rwf220 million set aside for political parties


Barely a year before parliamentary elections, political parties under the National Consultative Forum of Political Parties (NFPO) can requisition up to Rwf20 million each in facilitation fees in the lead...

Report calls for increased efforts to boost EAC industrial development


A new report has called for increased efforts to boost industrial development in the region, particularly through design and implementation of well-ground strategies and action plans, in order to achieve...

Solar-powered water supply to protect against crocodiles


The national water utility agency has embarked on a Rwf80-million solar-powered borehole project that will serve as a quick and temporary intervention to save people living along the Nyabarongo River...

Presidential inauguration was incident-free – Police


LAST Friday’s presidential inauguration ceremony was flawless and without any incident, Police have said. Police confirmed that even the ensuing merrymaking happened in calm atmosphere and that the crowds were...

Police hand over Kenyan vehicle recovered in Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) last Friday handed over a Kenyan registered vehicle that was stolen and recovered in Rwanda. The vehicle, original registration number KCG 780W, is believed to have...

Grace Mugabe flies home with lingering assault claims in South Africa

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe flew home from South Africa yesterday, state media said, ending a week of confusion over her whereabouts after she allegedly assaulted a model.

Uganda declares itself free of bird flu

Uganda on Saturday declared the end of the bird flu outbreak, which has led to the death of thousands of birds and affected the country’s poultry export.

Rotaract Club of College of Education gets new leaders

Astelie Ngarambe was elected new president of Rotary Club of College of Education, replacing Tom Jack Kakyoma, who has been serving the club since 2016.

Eclipse eve: Millions converge across US to see sun go dark

Millions of Americans are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun today. It will be the first...

Parliamentary diplomacy will boost Rwanda-Morocco relations, says Moroccan speaker


The Speaker of Morocco’s House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, has said that parliamentary diplomacy between both countries is necessary in order to achieve the more than twenty deals inked...

Government to scale up use of greenhouses for high value crops


The Government is seeking to promote the use of green houses to harvest more from high value crops, in the forthcoming fourth Strategic Plan for Agriculture Transformation (PSTA4).

Intsinzi Concert: When Rwandans danced to Kagame’s inauguration


When was the last time you attended a free but quality concert? Well, I don’t know about you, but I did, on Friday night. The Kigali Intsinzi Concert was basically...

Heads of State, diplomats laud Kagame’s 'visionary leadership'


Several Heads of State and government, diplomatic envoys as well as heads of multinational organisations Friday congratulated President Paul Kagame on re-election, also commended his visionary leadership that has transformed...

REMA sounds warning to wetland encroachers


The Director General of the Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA), Eng. Coletha Ruhamya, has warned wetland encroachers that they will be prosecuted. Her remarks came after reports that Police in...

MP Gatabazi on his journey to parliament and politics


As an agronomist, with a background in agriculture, Member of Parliament and RPF representative, Jean-Marie Vianney Gatabazi’s intentions were to follow that path. His plans were certainly not in politics.