Zigama CSS projects Rwf8 billion in profits

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Members of Zigama Credit and Savings Society (Zigama CSS) will soon start enjoying high interests on their savings after the bank’s board approved new savings deposit rates.

Medical liability insurance law for January, says Health minister

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Ministerial orders on medical liability insurance will be in place by January, the Minister for Health, Dr. Diane, Gashumba has said.

Reading books to be availed on public buses

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The Minister for Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu, has urged parents to include books among gifts they prepare for their children during the forthcoming festive season to ensure they have...

Startups ready to disrupt e-Commerce after Jack Ma training

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Rwandan entrepreneurs who were part of the 25 Africans selected to participate in the inaugural eFounders Initiative Entrepreneurship Training Programme organised by Alibaba Business School have said that they are...

Disability: New campaign to assess access to buildings

As part of activities lined up for the Disability Week, the National Council of People living with Disabilities (NCPD) and its partners will conduct an audit of public buildings and...

Eastern Province SMEs decry electricity shortage

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Small and medium enterprises in Eastern Province have decried low electricity penetration as one of the biggest hindrances to their operations and growth.

It is your right to speak out against GBV, youth told

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Government officials, members of civil society and development partners on Friday joined hundreds of Kigali City residents in a solidarity march held at the launch of the annually held 16...

Govt, civil society partner to fight gender discrimination

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The role of women in the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will only be cemented if key social challenges such as gender inequality, poverty and violence against women and...

235 dead, scores injured in Egypt bomb attack

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At least 235 people have been killed after suspected militants set off a suicide bomb and opened fire at a mosque in Egypt's restive northern Sinai province. The attack on...

Emmerson Mnangagwa sworn in as Zimbabwe's president

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Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as president of Zimbabwe, becoming the country’s second leader since independence from white minority rule in 1980.

Oscar Pistorius murder sentence increased to 13 years

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A high court in South Africa increased Oscar Pistorius' prison sentence Friday to 13 years and five months for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

PHOTO STORY: Kagame meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince

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President Kagame with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, yesterday.

Penal Code review: MPs settle important question on abortion

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Legislators, government officials and other stakeholders yesterday agreed to add a clause that provides for a lengthy prison term in the proposed Penal Code to punish anyone who performs an...

BuildExpo: Push for innovative solutions in construction sector

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While the construction sector continues to be one of the main contributors of the economic growth in the country as well in other parts of the continent, players in the...

AfDB moves to support Africa’s aviation sector

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The AfDB is primed to launch a new framework to support the revitalisation of the continent’s aviation sector. In a statement, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the AfDB president, said the bank...

Police hold all-out road safety drive

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The road safety campaign Police launched a fortnight ago continued, yesterday, with the Force leadership, commissioners and senior officers taking to the streets and highways to preach road safety.

Embrace technology for efficiency in health sector, young medics told

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Health professionals have underlined the role of technology in promoting better service delivery in the sector. This was echoed during the seventh World Health Students’ Symposium that opened in Kigali...

SPONSORED: Early treatment helping HIV positive people to live longer, healthier lives

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Kagaju hurries to join a group of young ladies sitting in a circle. It is evident that members of the group are eager to start their meeting. One can hardly...

Minister: Rwanda targets sufficient, affordable energy

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Rwanda is on a strong growth path to success but has ambitions to achieve even more, especially in having sufficient, reliable and affordable energy, an official has said.

New programme to eliminate gender gaps in private sector

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The Private Sector Federation (PSF), Gender Monitoring Office and One UN Rwanda have launched a programme that seeks to eliminate gender gaps in the private sector.

Consider safety first, Police tells taxi moto operators

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The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIP) in charge of Operations, Dan Munyuza, has appealed to motorcyclists to value their lives, prioritise their safety and desist from reckless dangerous on...

New report calls for urgent action on lighting up homes

A latest report has indicated that the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) are falling far behind the rest of the developing world in terms of getting power to homes...

New report calls for urgent action on lighting up homes

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A latest report has indicated that the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs) are falling far behind the rest of the developing world in terms of getting power to homes...

SPONSORED: Getting households access to clean water and sanitation services

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It is early morning and as we rush to find a motorcycle to get to town in time for our early morning meeting, I can see there is a lot...