Pascal Nyamulinda takes over as City mayor


Councilors representing different constituencies, right from the grassroots in the City of Kigali, have elected Pascal Nyamulinda as the new city mayor to replace Monique Mukaruliza.

Rwf68 billion Kinyarwanda early childhood learning project launched


A project that seeks to improve Kinyarwanda reading skills for children in formative years was launched, yesterday, targeting to reach one million children over the next four years.

Rwf5 billion UK fund to boost agric transformation


Productivity in the agriculture sector could be enhanced thanks to a new financial deal between Government of Rwanda and the United Kingdom.

Girls’ pass rate rises in A-Level exams


There was slight improvement in girls’ general performance in the just-released Senior Six results as compared to the previous year, while the boys’ performance declined marginally.

88% pass TVET exams


Up to 88.41 per cent of candidates who sat the 2016 Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) national exams passed and qualify for an equivalent of A-Level certificate.

RRA unveils tax flow warning, control system

Rwanda Revenue Authority has unveiled a new control and warning system to monitor its major tax collection operations.

Kanimba, Mfumukeko discuss EAC activities


The Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC), Amb. Libérat Mfumukeko, has said he’s implementing reforms at the Secretariat that could attract criticism, such as cutting unnecessary travel expenses.

Parliament debates govt's plan to set up national rehab authority


Members of the Lower House have approved the basis of a government’s draft law that seeks to establish a National Rehabilitation Service (NRS), paving way for the bill to be...

Call for more efforts to fix shortage of raw materials


The Senate has called for more efforts to address the problem of shortage of raw materials in the agro-processing sector.

Army Week: over 900 Genocide survivors to receive treatment in Ngororero District


A week-long medical outreach exercise will see military medics offer specialized treatment to Genocide survivors with different ailments in Ngororero District, according to Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF).

Prosecution seeks terror trial to be held in-camera

Prosecution has requested the High Court to conduct the trial of 44 alleged Islamic terrorists to be conducted in-camera, citing security concerns.

Senior 6 results to be released today

Results for the 2016 senior six national examinations are set to be released today afternoon at the Ministry of Education headquarters in Kacyiru, officials have said.

BBOXX secures unique financing facility with BPR to support the government’s off-grid electrifications goals


BBOXX, a leading global off-grid solar company, has successfully closed a debt facility equivalent to US$2 million in local currency with Atlas Mara’s Rwandan entity, Banque Populaire du Rwanda. The...

Transformation story of former deviant youths of Nyabugogo


They were once branded notorious thieves who used to survive through pick-pocketing and coning people, especially in wee hours. Back in 2012, the Nyabugogo-Gatsata stretch was marked as one of...

[PHOTOS]: Deadline set for phase-out of pollutants in electricity transformers


By December 31, all electric transformers containing chemical pollutants known as ‘PCBs’ will have been removed across the country and replaced with safer alternatives, officials have announced.

Over 3,000 farmers to receive coffee treatment skills


Sustainable Harvest Rwanda, a nongovernmental organisation that aims to improve coffee productivity, Tuesday launched a three-year-long project to help women better take control of the coffee farming process.

Swedish Appeals Court upholds Berinkindi life jail term

THE UMBRELLA body for Genocide survivors' associations, Ibuka has welcomed Wednesday’s decision by Swedish Court of Appeal upholding life imprisonment for Claver Berinkindi, over Genocide.

Ex-minister appears in court over shadowy mining concession deals

Former state minister for mining, Evode Imena, and his co-accused, yesterday, applied for bail at Nyarugenge High Court after they were charged with favouritism, falsification of documents and usurpation of...

Parliament passes new bill governing national police

Legislators have approved the new draft law determining the powers, responsibilities, organisation and functioning of the Rwanda National Police Force, replacing the 2010 legislation.

Rwf50 million clinic to treat children victims of abuse

Abused children and other victims of domestic violence will soon have another resource for medical and mental health care, thanks to the support of a retired Austrian pediatrician.

Senegalese officials in Rwanda on education study tourĀ 

Senegalese education officials are in Rwanda for a five-day learning visit. The delegation on Tuesday met with their Rwandan education counterparts in Kigali.

[PHOTOS]: MTN launches MoKash savings, loan service


MTN mobile money subscribers have a new avenue to save and borrow money, thanks to a new platform, known as MoKash

[PHOTOS]: UN prosecutor faults early release of Genocide convicts


The Chief Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Dr Serge Brammertz, has added his voice against early release of persons convicted of participating in the 1994 Genocide...

Archbishop of Canterbury to launch Gahini spiritual tourist heritage centre


The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Rev Justin Welby, is expected in the country to officiate at the inauguration of a modern cathedral at Gahini Diocese headquarters, in the Eastern...