Govt moves to prevent loss of funds in public contracts


State attorneys and legal advisors have been urged to prevent loss of public funds as the government moves to recover about Rwf1 billion won in cases against those who stole,...

Usenga, a teen who learned to recite “amazina y’inka” from reading


Heritier Usenga has the facial look of a child but his brain is like for an adult. By the age of 13, the boy from Gisenyi, was doing more than...

Farmers to get disease-resistant cassava


The Ministry of Agriculture has announced plans to ease distribution of new high yielding and disease-resistant cassava variety to farmers in Ruhango District. This was announced Thursday during the launch...

Kaboneka calls for increased tax compliance


Local Government Minister Francis Kaboneka has called on citizens to always clear their tax obligations in time to facilitate the government’s budget planning. He was speaking Thursday to Musanze business...

Private sector’s role in implementing SDGs


The UN Private Sector Forum 2017, held in New York this September, brought together corporate CEOs, captains of industry, heads of state and government, UN officials and civil society to...

MIDIMAR introduces use of cooking gas in refugee camps

The introduction of use of cooking gas in refugee camps is expected to reduce the rate of deforestation, extreme use of firewood and environmental damage, an official has said.

September rains kill five, destroy over 1000 houses

At least five people were killed, 18 traumatised and 1,170 houses destroyed following heavy rains in different parts of the country since the beginning of September, the Ministry of Disaster...

Five arrested over illegal acquisition of vehicle mechanical certificate

Five people have been arrested in Kigali for allegedly flipping their vehicles’ spare parts so as to acquire a motor-vehicle mechanical inspection certificate.

First wild rhino born in Rwanda in over a decade


The first wild rhino calf to be born in Rwanda in over a decade has been confirmed by authorities at Akagera National Park, four months after 18 eastern black rhinoceroses...

Former ADEPR head released on bail


The High Court on Friday granted bail to Bishop Jean Sibomana, the embattled former legal representative of the Pentecostal Church in Rwanda (ADEPR). Sibomana is accused of misappropriating over Rwf...

First Lady: Women, children deserve best care possible for communities to thrive


First Lady Jeannette Kagame has reiterated the need to invest in women and youth if communities are to realize inclusive socio-economic transformation. While speaking at the Global First Ladies Alliance...

A unified and assertive Africa Union will benefit everyone - Kagame


President Paul Kagame who is currently leading the African Union reforms process called for support towards the initiative noting that a more effective and efficient African Union is not only...

Prosecution links ex-FAR officer exiled in France to armed group in DR Congo

In the ongoing pre-detention hearing involving nine suspects linked to an irregular armed group, prosecution said Thursday they are investigating a certain Major Faustin Ntilikina, an ex-FAR exiled in France.

Lake Kivu methane gas project gets $100m boost


Two companies; Symbion Energy and Highland Group Holdings Ltd. (HGHL) on Thursday signed an agreement that will see the latter co-invest $100 million towards the extraction of methane gas from...

Muhanga constructs urban roads

Muhanga District has started construction of 4.788 kilometres of urban road network.

International Day of Peace marked with call on youth to foster unity


Rwandans yesterday joined the rest of the world in marking the International Day of Peace, with a call to the youth to embrace the culture of peace-making and for adults...

EALA misses sitting as it awaits Kenyan members


Delay in composition of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) chapter of Kenya has affected start of the regional Assembly plenary sitting.

Engineers call for efforts to improve waste management


Growing population which translates into higher consumption of commodities that generate either more solid or liquid waste, poses a huge waste management challenge that needs advanced technologies to address, experts...

Health ministry launches $5m spraying drive ahead of malaria peak season


The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country.

Rwanda deploys more troops to CAR next week


Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) will next week deploy a motorised infantry company of 140 troops to Central African Republic to reinforce a United Nations peacekeeping force in that country, the...

Agric ministry moves to enforce regulation of pesticide business

Agrochemical trade will only be handled by professionals who are able to provide guidance on their proper handling under the new regulations.

Malawian high court to review case involving Rwanda Genocide fugitive

The Malawian High Court on Wednesday ruled to review the extradition case involving a Rwandan Genocide fugitive, Vincent Murekezi, against the wish of the prosecution.

Two grassroots leaders arrested soliciting bribes

Two grassroots leaders in Ndera Sector of Gasabo District have been arrested in connection with soliciting bribes from people to unlawfully allow them construct residential houses.

China to build world's most challenging railway

Breathtaking scenery and breathtaking dangers -- both will face Chinese engineers as they embark on building the world’s most difficult railway.