PHOTOS & VIDEO: Visa-free Africa will help empower youth – Kagame


President Paul Kagame has made a case for easing movement across the continent for goods and services, saying it will have a huge role in addressing a majority of the...

Rwanda on course to deliver 200,000 off-farm jobs


Rwanda is seeking to create 200,000 jobs annually, through multiple avenues. The latest Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey report estimates that about 146,000 off-farm jobs are created annually since 2011.

The future of Africa lies in potential of youth – Akon


American-born Senegalese singer Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, better known as Akon, has told the African youth, particularly those living in the Diaspora, to take a lead role in transforming...

Kaboneka urges local leaders to facilitate smooth campaigns


Local Government and Social Affairs minister Francis Kaboneka has urged local leaders to collaborate in ensuring that ongoing election campaigns run smoothly in their areas. Kaboneka was speaking to governors,...

Chinese Jack Ma commits to invest in EA human capital


Jack Ma, the founder and chief executive of Alibaba Group, Asia’s largest e-Commerce platform, has committed to invest in East Africa’s human capital to boost SME capacities. The Chinese billionaire,...

New police stations helping residents report, fight crime


It’s Tuesday, 10:27am. Jean-Claude Nzabonimpa (not real name), accompanied by a woman only identified as Maria, arrives at Gikomero Police Station in Gasabo District, where they are received by the...

New water facilities to serve 33,000 people in Eastern Province


Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) has inaugurated the long awaited water facilities constructed in Kayonza, Ngoma and Gatsibo districts in Eastern Province under the national project for rural water supply.

Habineza pledges to boost infrastructure development


Democratic Green Party of Rwanda flag bearer Frank Habineza has said he will improve all roads connecting Rwanda and Burundi to ensure citizens of both countries enhance cooperation and trade...

African rights court to train lawyers to represent indigent Applicants

Forty lawyers registered with the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) to represent indigent Applicants before the Court, will undergo a three-day intensive training next month in Arusha.

Rubavu Mayor, two others detained over violation of electoral laws

The Mayor of Rubavu District Jeremie Sinamenye and a member of his staff together with the Executive Secretary of Busanze Sector in Nyaruguru District have been arrested over alleged frustration...

Teach youth sexual, reproductive health – gender minister

Many parents still shy away from talking to their children about sexual and reproductive health (SRH), Esperance Nyirasafari, the minister for gender and family promotion, has said.

Rwandans in Israel mark Kwibohora 23


The Rwandan embassy in Israel with the Rwandan Community, friends of Rwanda, the diplomatic community and international organizations on July 15 marked the 23rd Liberation Day (Kwibohora 23).

The future of Africa lies in its youth’s potential - Akon

American-born Senegalese singer, impact investor and co-founder of Akon Lighting, Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam, has told the African youth, particularly those living in the Diaspora, to take a lead...

Alibaba founder Jack Ma arrives in Kigali for major youth summit


Jack Ma, a prominent Chinese business magnet, arrived in Rwanda Thursday, joining a long list of top business leaders and industry captains from around the world who are in Kigali...

Aids deaths halve as more people get drugs


Deaths linked to Aids have halved in a decade, official figures shows.

Video: We must remain true to who we are, Kagame tells Rwandans


Rwandans should remain focused on the task of building their country and not be distracted by those who may want to derail them from pursuing their legitimate aspirations, RPF-Inkotanyi presidential...

My govt will only allow three children per family – Mpayimana


Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana has stiffened his political collar by ramping up a controversial campaign pledge, telling the electorate that no woman in Rwanda will have more than three...

Habineza: Solving your problems will be our priority


Frank Habineza will prioritise citizens’ problems and help them live better lives once elected into office on August 4.

Telemedicine to reduce health services costs


The Ministry of Health has launched a telemedicine project at Shyira Hospital in Nyabihu District, that’s expected to help reduce costs spent on patients transferred to referral hospitals, reduce face-to-face...

WHO calls for more tobacco control worldwide to save lives

Though the population worldwide protected by tobacco control measures has grown almost five-fold than ten years ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday called on countries to do more...

New EBM version to ease tracking of transactions

A new version of the Electronic Billing Machine (EBM), launched by the Rwanda Revenue Authority, will ease tracking of transactions both on the part of the tax body and taxpayers,...

Push for innovations at YouthConnekt summit

African businesses and political leaders from different parts of the continent have pledged to continue supporting youth innovations to deal with unemployment.

EU's ratification of Kigali Amendment to Montreal Protocol 'a huge step forward'


The European Union (EU) has been hailed for signaling its determination to lead global efforts to tackle climate change when its top body, the EU Council, adopted a decision to...

Let’s leverage our mutual trust, Kagame tells city dwellers


President Paul Kagame, the flag-bearer of the RPF-Inkotanyi in the ongoing presidential race, yesterday rallied voters in Kigali city’s Nyarugenge District to make the most of the existing mutual trust...

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