VIDEOS: There is more in store, Kagame promises voters


The RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, told Gatsibo supporters that he will continue to deliver on the progress registered far. Kagame campaigned in Gatsibo District yesterday, telling voters that what...

Volkswagen to assemble electric cars in Rwanda


Rwanda Environment Management Authority has said that the plan by the German car maker 'Volkswagen' to assemble electric cars as part of the environmentally friendly model vehicles is timely since...

Has Africa got a ‘civilizational’ problem?


French President Emmanuel Macron faced a social media backlash for suggesting during the recent G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, that Africa’s challenges were “civilizational” and that providing financial aid would...

Habineza promises better health care, inclusive devt


The Democratic Green Party presidential flag bearer, Frank Habineza, has said he will promote better health care and service delivery to all Rwandans by helping them access equitable health services.

Saving Senegal’s sons from vanishing in European seas


The morning shift begins under a bright, clear sky. At the fishing wharf of Thiaroye-sur-mer, a coastal town of 45,000 people, a handful of pirogues return from a long night...

Kagame: Unity will transform our country for good

RPF-Inkotanyi presidential flag bearer and incumbent, Paul Kagame has urged Rwandans to foster unity and work towards common goals as this would be the ultimate tool to nurture sustainable development...

Kenyans of Indian descent become 44th tribe

President Uhuru Kenyatta has gazetted the recognition of the Kenyans of Indian decent as the 44th tribe in Kenya and invited them to participate in the political, economic, cultural and...

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...

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