Genocide suspect Iyamuremye cautioned for wasting court's time


The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes of the High Court resumed hearings on Tuesday for the case involving Jean-Claude Iyamuremye, one of the two Genocide suspects extradited to Rwanda from...

MPs to summon trade, agriculture ministers over market for produce


Members of the Lower House of Parliament yesterday agreed to summon officials at the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) and the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI) to explain the challenges...

African Union rallies members ahead of landmark trade deal


The chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has urged African countries to ratify and implement the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement, saying it will fast-track...

Rwf3.5 billion environment conservation project launched


While forests provide 86 per cent of energy source for domestic cooking purposes and for factories such as those that process tea, government is seeking alternatives that will push its...

PHOTOS: Officials work to iron out contentious issues ahead of AfCFTA signing


As the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area draws closer, Foreign Affairs Ministers from across the continent are working to address three remaining contentious issues in the draft.

Cassava farmers appeal for debt relief


Cassava farmers who received loans from the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) are appealing for relief of Rwf953 million debt after their crops were ravaged by a viral disease.

Partnerships key to achieving EAC clean energy targets – officials


Regional and international partnerships will be crucial in ensuring that East African countries leave no one behind with respect to access to clean energy, a senior East African Community official...

10 best things to do while in Kigali


About 3,000 delegates are expected in Kigali for the African Union Summit. There are also other visitors in the City for the regional energy conference. Amidst the meetings and busy...

Gender summit urges greater women’s role in climate change adaptation


There is need to involve women in devising solutions that can help address their vulnerabilities to climate change. This was highlighted during the 14th Gender Summit that opened in Kigali,...

Senators want study on trauma among Genocide survivors fast-tracked

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) should fast-track plans to carry out a study about the current extent of trauma among survivors 24 years after the Genocide...

Rwanda making steps towards an 'Internet of Things' community


In the next few years, millions of things will be connected to the internet. Statistics from different firms indicate that the potential of having interconnected things is eventually unprecedented.

Genocide suspect Seyoboka claims ‘mistaken identity’


On Wednesday, the military tribunal in Nyamirambo started hearing defence submissions by Genocide suspect, Second Lieutenant Henry Jean-Claude Seyoboka, who claims prosecution witnesses confused him with another retired soldier, a...

Rwanda's exports grew by 58% in 2017


Rwanda’s total exports grew by 57.6 per cent in 2017 to US$943.5m compared to US$589.7m in the previous year.

Excessive power loss is affecting electrification target - senators


Senators have raised concerns over the quantity of electricity that is lost before it gets to subscribers, saying that this is frustrating the country’s ambitions to have 100 per cent...

Blame game is detrimental to education quality - minister


The culture of shifting blame in the education sector is affecting the quality of education and needs to stop.

Police mulls harsh penalties for errant motorists


Police have hinted at a proposal to amend the law on road safety which, could significantly increase the penalties meted out on motorists in the wrong.

Grassroots officers get motorcycles in boost to land services delivery


At least 120 land officers at the sector level were on Wednesday given motorcycles worth a total of Rwf330 million, which will help them serve citizens better, especially those in...

Women activists petition media body over 'misogynous' preacher

Members of the Rwanda Media Commission (RMC), a body in charge of self-regulation of the media, will next week meet to deliberate on the matter of a local preacher who...

Senate backs ratification of three extradition treaties


Senate yesterday voted in favour of ratification of extradition treaties between Rwanda and three African countries, namely; Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia.

Rwamagana man arrested over cybercrime

Police in Rwamagana District has arrested one Emmanuel Shumbusho for suspected cybercrime.

Turkey-Africa ministerial meet for next week

The Second Turkey-Africa Ministerial Review Conference will take place on Monday, February 12, 2018 in ?stanbul, Turkey.

Nyarugenge District hospital construction to cost Rwf6bn


In what has been described as a milestone, officials yesterday broke ground to kick-start the construction works for Nyarugenge District Hospital.

Spring Festival fete: Chinese envoy commits to strengthen bilateral ties


Thursday night was a special moment for the Chinese diplomats in Rwanda and friends of China.

8th February, a footnote in history that could have been so much more


Every year, Rwanda marks important dates of significance in the struggle for the liberation of the nation. One date however passes unnoticed by most, perhaps because its greatest importance lies...