Women urged to preserve their dignity


The Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion has announced a series of activities in schools and at the sector level this month to educate girls and women in general on...

Lawmakers push for artificial insemination plants in provinces


Lawmakers have called on the government to consider setting up a liquid nitrogen plant for cattle artificial insemination in each of the provinces of the country to ease access for...

EAC Gender Equality Bill drops in as ‘a special Women’s Day present’


Regional lawmakers intend to conclude debate and pass the EAC Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016, today as the “best present women can get on International Women’s Day.”

Moroccan envoy calls on Senate president


The Moroccan Ambassador to Rwanda, yesterday, called on Senate president Bernard Makuza and the two agreed that parliaments of both countries need to forge relations to ensure the implementation of...

NEC sensitises varsity dons on elections

The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has stressed the importance of elections in the democratisation process of the country and urged Rwandans to massively take part in the 2017 elections.

Swiss firm to pilot digital currency in Rwanda

A Swiss cyber-security firm has announced intentions to roll out block chain technology in the country which could see use of digital currencies in Rwanda and the region.

Govt mulls raising Mutuelle de Sante fees

Subscription fees for community based health insurance (Mutuelle de Sante) could soon be increased as government moves to improve the scheme’s efficiency, officials at the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB)...

Japan commits Rwf520m towards care of Burundian refugee children

The Government of Japan has provided funding for UNICEF to the tune of $636,000 (approximately Rwf520m) to expand refugee children’s access to essential services in Mahama Camp, including child protection,...

BRD supports special and infrastructure projects to bridge development gap


In an increasingly dynamic and innovative environment, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) recently established a dedicated Department of Special Projects and Infrastructure (DSPI) with a strategic mandate of boosting...

Evode Imena case: High Court postpones hearing of bail appeal


The High Court Tuesday morning postponed to Friday the hearing of the appeal challenging a lower court’s decision to grant bail to former State Minister for Mining, Evode Imena. The...