First Lady backs women-owned businesses


Women continue to face substantial barriers hindering their success in doing business, which when removed, it would not only help women thrive but also bring about inclusive economic growth for...

Rwanda to benefit from AGRA’s $280 million fund


Rwanda is among 11 African countries selected to benefit from a $280-million fund to support agriculture on the continent under the management of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in...

Earthquake kills more than 220 in central Mexico


Fabiola Luna Rios was in her house in the southern part of this city when Tuesday's earthquake struck. 'This was a horrible experience,' the 47-year-old told Al Jazeera as she...

New agro-forestry strategy to boost economy, raise environmental benefits


A consortium of organisations has embarked on a new national agro-forestry strategy to boost agro-forestry economic and environmental benefits in the country through improved coordination.

VIDEO: Rwanda backs UN reforms – Kagame


President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda supports the planned United Nations reforms, noting that it will improve efficiency of the world organisation.

Africa’s economic growth relies on AIDS-free generation, says First Lady


AN HIV/AIDS-free Africa will go a long way in ensuring that the continent achieves accelerated economic growth and transformation, First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said.

Govt lifts ban on foreign adoption of Rwandan kids


Foreigners or persons outside Rwanda can now adopt children in the country, seven years after the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion suspended the so-called inter-country adoption of Rwandan children.

Over 21,000 sit national TVET exams


A total of 21,935candidates in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) yesterday began their 2017 national examinations.

Nine charged with forming irregular armed group


Eight men and one woman suspected of forming an irregular armed group were yesterday arraigned before Nyarugenge Intermediate Court in Nyamirambo where two of them admitted they were arrested en...

Police recover Kagarama S.S students laptops

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has recovered some of the laptops that were recently stolen from students of Kagarama Secondary School in Kigali. The school administration had filed a case of...

Rwanda police return three stolen vehicles to South African owners


Barnard Kobus , a South African farmer in Free State Province lost his Toyota Land Cruiser truck in August 2012. He was in a prayer room with a friend when...

Corruption is not an African norm, Kagame says

President Paul Kagame has demystified common misconceptions about Africa such as the extent of corruption saying that such occurrences are not a characteristic of the continent. President Kagame was speaking...

Royal Television closes


Royal Television wrapped up its commercial operations in the country Tuesday, citing low revenues. According to officials, the television station closed operations yesterday but its radio station will continue operations.

Rwanda rallies world to ratify Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol


SPEEDY ratification of Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol will go a long way in benefiting individual countries in ending the use of dangerous gases (hydrofluorocarbons) and protecting climate, Environment...

How Never Again Rwanda (NAR) is promoting the values of respect and dignity to enable peace


Tomorrow Rwanda joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace (IDP). While the global theme for this year: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity...

Spanish oncologists to train local health professionals in cervical cancer prevention


More than 88 health professionals from 45 institutions in the country have started training in cervical cancer prevention.

Justice: Ombudsman reviews 6000 petitions


The Office of the Ombudsman has handled up to 6,080 petitions related to court rulings from October 2012 through June 2017, according to official figures.

Genocide: Burundians pinned in Ntaganzwa trial


The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court Tuesday proceeded with the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa where prosecution laid out accounts from witnesses.

Rwandan alternative packaging industry eyes external market


Rwanda’S import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.

Former ADEPR head applies for bail at Kigali High Court

Bishop Jean Sibomana, the former ADEPR representative who is accused of funds misappropriation on Tuesday prayed High Court in Kigali to grant him bail, saying he would not jump it...

Medics urged to assert their role in improving healthcare

The Minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba, has called on medics to play their role in saving the lives of Rwandans. Dr Gashumba made the call last Friday during deployment...

African experts push for crop improvement


Genetic plant resources should be preserved and new crop varieties developed in order to increase agricultural productivity and ensure food security, experts from the African Union have said.

Korean community in Rwanda celebrate national day

The Korean community in Rwanda, together with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, has organised ‘Korea Week’ to celebrate their national culture and heritage. The Korean Week, to run...

Genocide: Burundian refugees pinned in Ntaganzwa trial

The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court on Tuesday proceeded with the hearing of the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa where prosecution laid out accounts from...