Parliamentary diplomacy will boost Rwanda-Morocco relations, says Moroccan speaker


The Speaker of Morocco’s House of Representatives, Habib El Malki, has said that parliamentary diplomacy between both countries is necessary in order to achieve the more than twenty deals inked...

Government to scale up use of greenhouses for high value crops


The Government is seeking to promote the use of green houses to harvest more from high value crops, in the forthcoming fourth Strategic Plan for Agriculture Transformation (PSTA4).

Intsinzi Concert: When Rwandans danced to Kagame’s inauguration


When was the last time you attended a free but quality concert? Well, I don’t know about you, but I did, on Friday night. The Kigali Intsinzi Concert was basically...

Heads of State, diplomats laud Kagame’s 'visionary leadership'


Several Heads of State and government, diplomatic envoys as well as heads of multinational organisations Friday congratulated President Paul Kagame on re-election, also commended his visionary leadership that has transformed...

REMA sounds warning to wetland encroachers


The Director General of the Rwanda Environmental Management Authority (REMA), Eng. Coletha Ruhamya, has warned wetland encroachers that they will be prosecuted. Her remarks came after reports that Police in...

MP Gatabazi on his journey to parliament and politics


As an agronomist, with a background in agriculture, Member of Parliament and RPF representative, Jean-Marie Vianney Gatabazi’s intentions were to follow that path. His plans were certainly not in politics.

Should social media be regulated?

It is in the interest of every country to protect the integrity of the internet so that it is a tool for development, not a tool for destruction. Social media...

How Japan, Rwanda partnership is boosting youth entrepreneurship


In 2014, an ICT skills development partnership deal was signed between the Private Sector Federation and Kobe Institute of Computing (KIC) a Japanese private graduate school of Information Technology to...

There’s more that unites than divides Africa, says Kagame


President Paul Kagame yesterday delivered a powerful inaugural speech, rallying Rwandans and Africans to stand together in the interest of their own people as that is the root of all...

Rwanda can't compromise its values, vision - Mushikiwabo


Rwanda is a country that has come from far and wants to go very far, Foreign Affairs and Cooperation minister Louise Mushikiwabo said Friday, reaffirming the country’s vision for socio-economic...

With the right attitude, Africa can turn the tide


Even more hilarious, it seems the self-acclaimed ‘masters of the universe’ geniuses never seem to get it, inspite of coming a cropper for their nth time: The moment they attack...

Genocide fugitive extradited from Germany, to be charged next week


Jean Twagiramungu, a Rwandan who was extradited from Germany on Friday, will be formally charged next week, Police said yesterday.

Alternative financing strategies to boost small businesses in Africa


A few years ago, more than half a century after the concept was first proposed, the government of Côte d’Ivoire completed construction of the Henri Konan Bédié Bridge, a span...

Musanze residents excited by Kagame's inauguration

Musanze residents who followed yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony of President Kagame on the TV said they were excited by the colourful event and the inaugural speech.

Chinese, African media houses vow to deepen cooperation


The Chinese and African media houses on Monday agreed to deepen cooperation in information sharing, best practice and training to improve the dissemination of information about Sino-Africa relations.

Inaugural address by President Kagame

Today is a day of renewal and gratitude. I would therefore like to begin by thanking those who have joined us here. The presence of so many brothers and sisters...

Kagame sworn in

12:00PM: At around 11:50 AM on Friday morning, President Paul Kagame took oath of office as President of Rwanda. Kagame was sworn in by the Chief Justice Prof. Sam Rugege...

Messi, rest of sports world condemn Barcelona attack


BARCELONA - Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona left...

South Africa borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

South African police have issued a 'red alert' at the country's borders for Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe, the police minister has said. She is accused of hitting a 20-year-old...

Germany extradites Genocide fugitive today

German authorities will today extradite to Rwanda a man suspected to have helped mastermind the Genocide against the Tutsi in the former Gikongoro Prefecture, now part of the Southern Province.

Kagame inauguration: Police urge motorists to use alternative routes

Rwanda National Police has called upon the general population to exercise their rights safely and to observe the law to ensure maximum security during the Presidential inaugration celebrations.

Police recover Rwf13.5m stolen from travel agency

Rwanda National Police has recovered Rwf13.5 million that had been stolen from Waheguru Travels Ltd in Nyarugenge District, on Wednesday.

New programme to boost youth engagement in agric

The Ministry of Agriculture has designed an internship programme, which will see unemployed agronomy graduates work in agriculture cooperatives in their respective home areas for a period of twelve months,...

US pharmaceutical firm sets up first subsidiary in Rwanda

L.E.A.F. Pharmaceuticals LLC, a US-based global pharmaceutical company, announced Wednesday it is setting foot in Rwanda. L.E.A.F. Rwanda Ltd, a biotechnology company, will be headquartered in Kigali.