Rwanda, Uganda police forces start joint training

Sixteen officers from Rwanda National Police and Uganda Police Force yesterday began a weeklong training in key areas of crime management. The training, being conducted at RNP General Headquarters in...

PM Murekezi calls for private sector investment in health

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Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has called on the private sector to scale up investments in the continent’s health sector to improve healthcare and help achieve universal health coverage.

NEC provisionally approves 2 candidates, final list set for July 7

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Only incumbent President Paul Kagame and Frank Habineza, of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, made the cut when the National Electoral Commission released the provisional list yesterday.

New central bank repo rate to boost lending

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The central bank has signaled commercial banks to increase loans issuance to the private sector by revising downwards the key repo rate from 6.25 per cent to 6.0 per cent.

[PHOTOS]: Agric expo ends with calls to boost livestock

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The Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, has urged Rwandans to give priority to livestock farming, saying the sector has enormous potential for exports and wealth creation...

Rwanda, Uganda police forces start joint training

Sixteen officers from Rwanda National Police and Uganda Police Force yesterday began a weeklong training in key areas of crime management. The training, being conducted at RNP General Headquarters in...

Ministers explain Rwanda’s efforts to mitigate climate change

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The Ministers in charge of environment, disaster preparedness, and agriculture yesterday held a consultative meeting with lawmakers that revolved around the effects of Climate Change.

Speaker meets UNFPA regional director

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Julitta Onabanjo, the United Nations Population Fund regional director for East and Southern Africa, yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament, Donatille Mukabalisa.

Regional aviation officials discuss liberalisation of air travel

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Representatives from member states constituting COMESA are meeting in Kigali to come up with concrete strategies on easing air travel. COMESA comprises 19 countries.

Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party launches Manifesto

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta late Monday launched his party manifesto pledging to focus on industrialization, creation of more than 1 million jobs for the youth and expansion of infrastructure.

Xi’s book on governance wins sweeping global impact

A book on governance written by Chinese President Xi Jinping marked the 1,000-day anniversary of its debut over the weekend, setting a new record in China’s publication history in 40...

BNR revises Repo rate to 6.0 per cent

The National Bank of Rwanda has revised the key repo rate from 6.25 per cent to 6.0 per cent, sending a signal to commercial banks to increase lending to the...

City centre-Nyabugogo road to re-open next week

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City of Kigali has confirmed that on Monday next week, the road connecting downtown Kigali (main round about) to Nyabugogo Bus Terminal, will be open to traffic following months of...

RDB to start licensing tour operators

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All tourism entities in the country will henceforth be required by law to acquire a tourism operating license. The development was announced by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) on Monday...

Call for concerted efforts to prevent wars in African cities

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African countries should renew their commitment and ensure that wars and armed conflicts in cities and elsewhere are minimised if the continent is to develop faster. The call was made...

Agric ministry targets 800,000 metric tonnes of milk next year

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The Ministry of Agriculture plans to increase hybrid cows, improve breeds, ensure better feeding and veterinary services to help dairy farmers raise milk production from the current 770,000 metric tonnes...

[PHOTO GALLERY] First Lady graces Women and Youth Empowerment Conference in the UK

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The First Lady Jeannette Kagame has called on Rwandan women and youth in the diaspora to uphold Rwandan values-a stance she believes will help them shape their own lives and...

Rwanda’s health achievements after Genocide ‘unbelievable’

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The World Health Organisation Regional Director for Africa Dr. Matshidiso Moeti has described Rwanda’s achievements in the health sector after the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi as “unbelievable.”

Continental health summit opens in Kigali today

The region’s health systems and prevailing challenges in the health sector will be deliberated upon beginning today during the inaugural Africa Health Forum of the World Health Organisation.

NEC expects 1000 observers for August presidential elections

The National Electoral commission (NEC) expects about 1,000 observers for the presidential elections set for August.

Hope for Akagera pupils as new classrooms are launched

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Residents living near Akagera National Park have welcomed new classrooms inaugurated recently under the tourism revenue sharing policy.

Muyumbu remembers teachers killed in Genocide

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They had dedicated all their life to serve as teachers. In fact, they were recognized after 25 years of exemplary service as teachers during a ceremony held at Saint Andre...

PSF, Italian business association sign deal to boost bilateral trade

Investment flow between Rwanda and Italy could surge after a new highly needed business agreement was signed between Private Sector Federation (PSF) and an umbrella body of Italian business community...

Implementation of COMESA virtual university to feature in Kigali forum

The roll out of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Virtual University of Regional Integration will feature in this week’s third annual research forum of the regional...