Pope Francis speaks out on Genocide against Tutsi


President Paul Kagame yesterday held talks with Pope Francis at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican City.

2017 Polls: Green party picks Frank Habineza as flagbearer

A national congress of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda on Sunday picked its president Frank Habineza, as flagbearer in the Presidential elections slated for August this year.

Norway unseats Denmark as world's happiest country: report


Norway displaced Denmark as the world's happiest country in a new report released on Monday that called on nations to build social trust and equality to improve the wellbeing of...

SPONSORED: Behaviour change communication vital in averting health threats among Rwandans


Behaviours - in many areas of our lives - are difficult to change over-night; whether one is adapting new behaviours that would help him/her move ahead, or else changing lifestyle...

SPONSORED: AHF celebrates 10 years of saving lives in Rwanda

In 2006, The AIDS Healthcare Foundation, commenced operations in Rwanda, in collaboration with the government through the Ministry of Health and Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) as part of it’s global...

Strive to deliver and serve Rwandans better, Kaboneka tells local leaders


The Minister of Local Government, Francis Kaboneka, has urged all local government leaders to strive to deliver and serve Rwandans for sustainable development.

20 years later, Nyange school heroes celebrated


Despite the physical and psychological injuries that they suffered when a militia group attacked Nyange Secondary School 20 years ago, survivors continue to soldier on and are leading better lives.

Activists call for more absorption of women in national workforce


Despite efforts to mainstream women into the country’s productive sectors to ensure their economic empowerment, a new survey has established that 26.6 per cent of women in urban areas are...

Taxi-Moto operators urged to take lead in crime prevention

POLICE have asked commercial motorcyclists operating in Kigali city to step up their operations against rogue individuals who may cause insecurity.

World Bank commits record $57bn to projects in Africa

Ahead of his visit to Rwanda that is expected to start on Tuesday, the President of World Bank Group, Jim Yong Kim, yesterday announced a record $57 billion towards financing...

Minister Gashumba calls for more decentralisation of health services


Health minister Diane Gashumba has challenged all stakeholders to work together to construct more health posts among other interventions that will help get health services closer to the citizens.

Rwandans in Kenya mark belated Women's Day in style


Members of Rwandan community in Kenya, on Saturday, gathered at Invergara Club in Nairobi to mark International Women’s Day, which is globally celebrated on March 8.

Integration agenda not optional, Speaker Kidega


Despite recurring funding complications among the challenges that dogged his two-year term in office the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), Daniel Kidega, is confident of leaving a...

New book to ease parent-child interaction on reproductive health


The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, has called on parents to have interactions with their adolescent children concerning reproductive health as a way of helping them smoothly transition through this difficult...

Pursue win-win partnerships, Kagame to African ambassadors


President Paul Kagame has challenged African envoys based in China to pursue win-win partnerships as they engage with the rest of the world to facilitate the continent’s quest for development.

BRD, Govt to partner in $200m housing project for civil servants


The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) has said that it will partner with the ministries of Infrastructure and finance, Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) to design ways to start implementation...

EALA not giving up on bills returned by Tanzania


Regional lawmakers have told Sunday Times that they will not give up on three draft laws that Tanzania declined to assent to and returned to the House last October. On...

The liberation of South Africa wasn’t a one man’s prowess, but a continental struggle


African nations coalesced to liberate South Africa. After liberation though, the black people of South Africa were isolated from their African brethren by those who needed to oppress them.

Airtime vendors urged to be vigilant against fake currency notes


Following cases of elements attempting to defraud vendors of airtime vouchers and circulating counterfeit currencies, police in Kanyoza District met with the affected group operating in the district and urged...

Uganda’s police spokesman shot dead outside home

Uganda’s second most prominent police officer was shot and killed in his car yesterday along with driver and a bodyguard as he left his home in Kampala, police said.

Local govts asked to prioritise development of industrial parks

The Senatorial Standing Committee on Economic Development and Finance, over the course of the week, visited Sovu in Huye town to assess the status of industrial development.

G20 finance heads to reiterate forex exchange assurances

The world's financial leaders will renounce competitive devaluations and warn against exchange rate volatility, but they have not yet found a common stance on trade and protectionism, a draft statement...

Rwanda, China outline new cooperation areas


President Paul Kagame and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to step up bilateral cooperation by outlining new areas of partnership. Kagame yesterday held a meeting with Jinping, where...

Gashora residents given the green light to exploit marshland


The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources has launched cultivation of rice and horticulture on 750 hectares of Gashora marshland in Bugesera District, in a joint venture project under public-private...