[VIDEO] Uphold Rwandan values abroad, Kagame to UK Diaspora


President Paul Kagame yesterday evening urged Rwandans living in the diaspora to continue upholding Rwandan values such as unity and supporting each other.

Atlas Mara founder dispels rumours of possible buyout

Atlas Mara, the holding company for Banque Populaire du Rwanda (BPR) has dismissed as rumors reports that it is up for sale due to tough economic conditions.

VIDEO: African cooperation ideal in face of nationalistic trends, Kagame says


President Paul Kagame has called for deeper intra-Africa trade and closer cooperation in the face of global uncertainty due to growing nationalistic trends witnessed in some global economic giants.

Auditor General urged to dig deeper, scrutinise grassroots


A whopping Rwf222 billion used by Non-Budget Agencies (NBAs) in the Financial Year 2014/15 went unaudited, according to the latest Auditor-General’s report. It is against this background that Transparency International...

Women urged to preserve their dignity


The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion has announced a series of activities in schools and at the sector level this month to educate girls and women in general on...

Lawmakers push for artificial insemination plants in provinces


Lawmakers have called on the government to consider setting up a liquid nitrogen plant for cattle artificial insemination in each of the provinces of the country to ease access for...

EAC Gender Equality Bill drops in as ‘a special Women’s Day present’


Regional lawmakers intend to conclude debate and pass the EAC Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016, today as the “best present women can get on International Women’s Day.”

Moroccan envoy calls on Senate president


The Moroccan Ambassador to Rwanda, yesterday, called on Senate president Bernard Makuza and the two agreed that parliaments of both countries need to forge relations to ensure the implementation of...

NEC sensitises varsity dons on elections

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has stressed the importance of elections in the democratisation process of the country and urged Rwandans to massively take part in the 2017 elections.

Swiss firm to pilot digital currency in Rwanda

A Swiss cyber-security firm has announced intentions to roll out block chain technology in the country which could see use of digital currencies in Rwanda and the region.

Govt mulls raising Mutuelle de Sante fees

Subscription fees for community based health insurance (Mutuelle de Sante) could soon be increased as government moves to improve the scheme’s efficiency, officials at the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB)...

Japan commits Rwf520m towards care of Burundian refugee children

The Government of Japan has provided funding for UNICEF to the tune of $636,000 (approximately Rwf520m) to expand refugee children’s access to essential services in Mahama Camp, including child protection,...

BRD supports special and infrastructure projects to bridge development gap


In an increasingly dynamic and innovative environment, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) recently established a dedicated Department of Special Projects and Infrastructure (DSPI) with a strategic mandate of boosting...

Evode Imena case: High Court postpones hearing of bail appeal


The High Court Tuesday morning postponed to Friday the hearing of the appeal challenging a lower court’s decision to grant bail to former State Minister for Mining, Evode Imena. The...

You have a key role in African Union agenda, Kagame tells EALA


President Paul Kagame has said the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) will be called upon to play multiple roles as the African Union (AU) undergoes reforms, including championing cooperation.

Malawian court sentences Rwandan Genocide convict Murekezi to five years for duty evasion


Rwandan businessman and Genocide convict Vincent Murekezi was on Monday sentenced to five years imprisonment for attempting to evade duty of about K2.2 million.

15 European energy firms to partner with private sector

Representatives of 15 energy firms from Europe are in the country and are scheduled to review 25 business projects tabled by members of the private sector for a possible joint...

Optimism as patients get free hernia, ENT treatment


For the past five years, Martin Karangwa has been living uncomfortably with a lump in his lower abdomen due to hernia disease.

EALA Speaker in fresh appeal for bloc funding


The Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Daniel Kidega, has made another appeal for partner states to meet their financial obligations to enable organs of the East African...

Malian Justice Minister on study tour


The Minister of Justice and Human Rights of Mali, Mamadou Ismaila Konate, yesterday, said Rwanda has a lot to offer to Africa, adding that the country’s achievements are proof that...

Youth urged to use online platforms to fight Genocide denial

Student survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi have been urged to use the resources available to them to be catalysts of a better future and counter Genocide apologists...

Use of contraceptives among teen girls draws mixed reactions


WHEN SHE WAS 16, Twizerimana fell in love and started having sex with an older man.After several months, the senior two student then started feeling changes in her body only...

Youth agri-business dealers target value addition

François Bikorimana started poultry farming in 2012.

President Kagame’s remarks at EALA’s special sitting in Kigali

Good afternoon, and I wish to start by welcoming you back to Rwanda. Karibuni sana. Please feel at home. Honourable Speaker, thank you for the invitation to address this special...