RwandAir, Higher Education Council get new leaders

A Cabinet meeting on Wednesday appointed Col. Chance Ndagano as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the national carrier, RwandAir, replacing long serving John Mirenge.

MAGERWA: A Logistics Company That Gives Back To Communities

MAGERWA ltd. is a logistics company in Rwanda that was established in 1969. The company was previously government-owned in a Public-Private Partnership. Since 2009, a strategic investor from Singapore called...

Speaker roots for Ndi Umunyarwanda drive


Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies Donatille Mukabalisa has urged lawmakers to recommit to the Nd'Umunyarwanda programme and popularise it among the masses.

Kwibuka23: Police urges public to shun hate crimes


Police have warned that it will pursue and bring to justice anyone suspected of committing hate crimes during the upcoming weeklong official commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Civil society urged to support SDGs agenda, embrace research


Civil society organisations have been called on to embrace evidence-based policies and devise new ways for funds mobilisation to support the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

One stop repatriation centre to be set up for Rwandan refugees in Congo


A tripartite meeting that brought together officials from Rwanda, the Republic of Congo and United Nations’ Agency for Refugee Affairs (UNHCR) has resolved to establish a one stop repatriation centre...

MPs tell agric minister to fast-track sector growth


Members of Parliament have tasked the Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources, Gerardine Mukeshimana, to step up interventions to address key challenges that continue to dog the sector.

Kwibuka23: Rwandan youth urged to take part in Remembrance Walk

Preparations for this year’s Walk to Remember are going according to plan, Marc Gwamaka, the Director of Peace and Love Proclaimers (PLP), the organisation that coordinates the event, said.

New drive to promote reproductive health through mobile phones


Speaking matters related to sexual reproductive health remains a challenge for Rwandan girls due to cultural norms.

Genocide: Women survivors recollect the thorny journey to recovery


They say time heals, but for 30-year-old Josiane Ishimwe, it is taking longer. Twenty three years later, she is yet to recover from an incident that robbed her of her...

[PHOTOS]: Govt has made headway in healthcare delivery – PM Murekezi


The state of health in the country is commendable, especially thanks to improved service delivery, Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has said. The premier was yesterday briefing Parliament on developments, challenges...

[VIDEO] Mushikiwabo: Rwanda is fostering good foreign relations


The several foreign missions Rwanda has been engaged in over the last three months have seen the country strengthen its relations with countries across the globe.

Northern Corridor initiative is well and alive, says Mushikiwabo

Despite slowdown in frequency of Summit level meetings of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP), the initiative is well and alive, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo,...

Regional MPs weigh in on ratification of EAC Peace and Security Protocol


Ratification of a 2013 protocol meant to promote peace, security, stability and good inter-nation relations within the East African Community (EAC) should be taken as a matter of urgency, regional...

Child rights protection: Are schools doing enough?


Every child is entitled to a meaningful childhood. But for many children, the reality of childhood is altogether different. Right through history, children have been abused and exploited

Health ministry says ready to handle trauma in commemoration period


The Ministry of Health is ready to provide psychological support to trauma victims across the country during the 23rd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi due to start on...

Police deploy over 140 officers to South Sudan


At approximately 8:40a.m on Tuesday, a plane carrying 144 Rwanda National Police (RNP) officers left Kigali International Airport en route to Juba, where they are to serve under the auspices...

Senate approves Bill on Court of Appeal

The Senate has approved draft legislation establishing the Court of Appeal. The organic law, earlier approved by the Chamber of Deputies, has been under scrutiny by the senatorial committee in...

Tigo awards senior six best performing science students


Tigo Rwanda, in partnership with the Rwanda Education Board (REB), has awarded ten best performing students in last year’s Senior Six national examinations. The recipients undertook science, technology, engineering and...

RwandAir’s maiden flight to India arrives in Mumbai

At exactly 11.10a.m in Mumbai, RwandAir’s maiden flight to the India city touched down at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, in what was described by the several people onboard as a...

Police investigate brutal attack on survivor’s cow in Kicukiro

Police in Kigarama Sector, Kicukiro District are investigating a case where unknown people attacked a cow belonging to Ferdinand Mukurira, hacking it several times and leaving it for dead.

VIDEO: Kagame launches Africa Mathematics institute


President Paul Kagame has said that for Africa to participate meaningfully in the global economy, the continent must build homegrown scientific and technological capacity.

Forex bureaus consider mergers under new regulatory framework


Many small forex bureau operators could merge following the review of the sector’s regulatory framework by the central bank. The new framework, gazetted on February 22, is part of a...

Local leaders accused of diverting funds for the poor


Northern Province authorities manipulated funds meant for the poor under social protection programme, an evaluation carried out under a new initiative, “Peer Review and Peer Learning,” has revealed.