Dusabejambo on scooping Thomas Sankara Prize at FESPACO

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Marie-Clementine Dusabejambo is only the second Rwandan filmmaker to have her film selected for the prestigious Pan African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO). The first was Joel Karekezi,...

VIDEO: Kagame speaks at Harvard Business School class

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President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda’s approach to set medium and long term growth strategies has been crucial in sustaining growth and overcoming challenges.

VIDEO: Kagame delivers lecture at Harvard Kennedy School

President Paul Kagame has said that African Union’s decision to seek self-financing and be less dependent on donors is important at a time when the world is facing current global...

Veterinary council to heighten inspection services

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Resistance to drugs is one of the biggest concerns in both human and livestock health that calls for stronger measures to address, officials at Rwanda Council of Veterinary Doctors (RCVD)...

Genocide survivors launch countrywide outreach activities

The Association of Student Survivors of the Genocide (AERG) and Former Students who survived the Genocide against the Tutsi (GAERG), yesterday launched a countrywide outreach activities, dubbed the ‘AERG-GAERG Week’...

Stolen irrigation pump recovered, three arrested

Police in Kirehe District have recovered an irrigation pump worth over Rwf46 million, which was stolen last month. The main control panel machine had been stolen from Nasho Irrigation Project...

VIDEO: Kagame delivers lecture at Harvard Kennedy School

President Paul Kagame has said that African Union’s decision to seek self-financing and be less dependent on donors is important at a time when the world is facing current global...

VIDEO: Kagame speaks at Harvard Business School class

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President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda’s approach to set medium and long term growth strategies has been crucial in sustaining growth and overcoming challenges.

South Korea president Park Geun-hye ousted over corruption scandal

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South Korea’s top court has unanimously ruled to formally end impeached Park Geun-hye’s presidency over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil.

South Sudan’s Kiir says he has pardoned two jailed generals

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir said on Friday he had pardoned two senior government officials and promised to release other political prisoners, as his rule faces surging resistance, warfare and...

Support policies on women empowerment, men told

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Men have been urged to support women in empowering themselves and help them in realising their potential. This was during yesterday’s fundraising event in Remera, Kigali, dubbed, “Walk in her...

Regional MPs, traders discuss proposed ban on plastic bags

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The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is consulting internally on how to proceed after business leaders requested for more time to allow for further consultations on the EAC Polythene Materials...

Rwanda, Mali to bolster bilateral judicial ties

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The Malian Minister for Justice and Human Rights, Mamadou Ismaila Konate has said his country is ready to emulate Rwanda’s justice system. He said this Thursday as he concluded his...

Minister Munyakazi tells fresh graduates to have self-confidence

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University graduates need to have self-discipline and confidence to succeed in the competitive labour market, the Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, Isaac Munyakazi, has said. He was speaking at...

How new business centre will improve welfare of Burundian women refugees

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Relief agencies have completed an opportunity centre meant to improve welfare of Burundian women refugees in Mahama camp in Kirehe District, Eastern Province. The facility, which was inaugurated on Thursday,...

Kigali Arbitration Centre handles cases worth $100m

Kigali International Arbitration Centre has received 54 cases, worth $100 million, since its official commencement in 2012, involving petitioners of ten different nationalities.

Call for stringent means to recover embezzled social protection funds

Government and other stakeholders should take tough measures to recover all misappropriate public funds which were intended for social protection programmes.

Nigeria’s Buhari: I’ve never been so sick

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has said he has never been “so sick” as he has felt in recent weeks. He was speaking to dignitaries in the capital, Abuja, after returning...

Ngororero accountant held

An accountant at a credit and saving cooperative (SACCO) branch in Muhororo Sector of Ngororero District has been arrested for allegedly embezzling more than Rwf2.7 million.

South Korea's president formally ousted by court

In a historic, unanimous ruling Friday, South Korea's Constitutional Court formally removed impeached President Park Geun-hye from office over a corruption scandal that has plunged the country into political turmoil...

[SPONSORED] Karongi district presents several investment opportunities, strengthens infrastructure development

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Karongi is one of the seven districts that make up Western Province, occupying an area of 993km2 , a population of 331,808 and 73,326 households with a population density of...

Ex-Gicumbi mayor arrested

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Prosecution has confirmed having in custody Alexandre Mvuyekure, the former Mayor of Gicumbi District, and other former or current district officials.

Rwf38 billion World Bank loan to support agriculture

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Agri-productivity could improve thanks to a new World Bank Group’s credit line.

Kigali Special Economic Zone maintenance fees 'still a challenge'

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Three years after a special committee was set up to study and come up with new maintenance fees for investors within the Kigali Special Economic Zone, the parties involved are...