VIDEO: Fixing security requires concerted efforts – Kagame


President Paul Kagame has said that adequately addressing security concerns is less about the number of people and agencies involved but more about coordination efforts among them.

EALA to debate state of EAC institutions


Members of the East African Legislative Assembly last week began a wearing road trip in their two-week on-spot assessment of institutions, installations and facilities of the EAC on the Central...

Rwandan makes a prototype that enables WhatsApp users to call without internet


Calling from Japan, China, United States of America or even from Europe to Africa, is one of the most expensive things one can do. Telecommunication firms charge a lot of...

10 ways the web and internet have transformed our lives


As years go, 1989 had its fair share of seminal moments. The fall of the Berlin Wall, the death of Japan’s Emperor Hirohito and the withdrawal of Soviet troops from...

Gakire on impact of Ingoma Nshya and Book of life


Odile Gakire Katese is an actor, director and writer by training but also prefers to describe herself as 'a cultural entrepreneur by force and professional dreamer by choice.'

Johannesburg residents join Rwandans in Umuganda


Rwanda's High Commissioner to South Africa, Vincent Karega, and Officials from his office yesterday joined South Africans to clean Diepsloot Eldorado Park and some of the areas of Johannesburg, in...

Surgical infections more common in low-income countries, study finds

Surgeries in low-income countries had higher rates of infections than those in higher-income countries, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Painkillers could be doing you more harm than good

A majority of people suffering from body aches or pains caused by various conditions usually rush for over-the-counter medicines in an attempt to alleviate the agony before seeking medical intervention...

UN police officers plan joint patrols in Malakal

Plans for joint police patrols in South Sudan’s Malakal region, involving UN and South Sudanese officers, have been welcomed by people staying both in the town and in the peacekeeping...

EAC Heads of State to meet over health, infrastructure


East African Community Heads of State are expected to convene in Uganda’s capital Kampala next week to discuss a number of regional matters, including infrastructure and health sector growth.

Government to increase UR budget by over 40%


The Government will allocate Rwf36 billion to University of Rwanda in the next fiscal year, 2018-19, up from the current budget of Rwf25.2 billion, to ease the varsity’s financial woes,...

Probe launched into attack by DR Congo soldiers on Rwandan territory


Military experts from the DR Congo-based Joint Verification Mechanism Friday launched an investigation into circumstances under which Congolese armed forces (FARDC) violated Rwanda’s territorial integrity by launching an attack on...

Gender-based corruption 'highest in varsities'


Government and the Rwandan society in general should take action in dealing with Gender Based Corruption before it takes its toll on the country’s workforce, the Chief Gender Monitor, Rose...

Envoy visits 30 Ghanaian students studying at law institute in Nyanza


The Ghanaian consulate in Rwanda, led by Honorary Consul Dennis Karera, on Wednesday visited the Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) in Nyanza District, Southern Province.

Eastern Province governor calls for stronger public-private ties

The Eastern Province Governor, Fred Mufulukye, has called on increased partnership with the private sector to drive development in the region.

Rwf350m facility to improve maternal services at Kacyiru Hospital


A new facility is set to be constructed at Kacyiru Hospital to improve service delivery in the Surgical, Maternity and Neonatology departments.

Government increases monthly stipends for university students

The Minister for Education, Dr. Eugene Mutimura, has announced that the monthly allowances for government aided students at the University of Rwanda has been increased from Rwf25,000 to Rwf35,000.

Regional mechanism to probe attack by DR Congo soldiers on Rwanda territory


Military experts from the DR Congo-based Joint Verification Mechanism Friday launched investigations to ascertain circumstances under which Congolese armed forces (FARDC) violated Rwanda’s territorial integrity by launching an attack on...

Kagame in Germany for security summit

President Paul Kagame will, starting Friday, take part in the 54th edition of Munich Security Conference in Germany. The President’s office confirmed that Kagame will be taking part in the...

Gatete calls for innovative partnerships between govt and development partners


Rwanda’s transformational agenda requires innovative partnerships engaging all stakeholders, according to the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete. He said this while opening the 14th Development Partners retreat...

SPONSORED: Investing in family planning generates huge returns on investment - Official


It is 3pm on a hot afternoon as Sarah Mujawase, a resident of Kacyiru sector in Gasabo district is unwinding business with her last customer for the day. She is...

Rwanda Polytechnic gets VC, other top leaders


The cabinet has picked a top University of Rwanda official to be the inaugural Vice Chancellor of the recently created Rwanda Polytechnic.

Parliamentary polls set for September 3


Rwandan voters will on September 2 and 3 head to polls to elect their representatives in the Lower House, the Executive Secretary of the National Electoral Commission, Charles Munyaneza, said...

Realising a digital revolution: challenges and opportunities


Tech adoption and digitalisation of economies is among the top priorities for most sub-Saharan African countries, Rwanda included. The tech sector continues to have an increasing number of investors while...