Govt makes headway in efforts to start national savings scheme


The Government will soon set up a long-term National Public Savings Scheme to help majority of the country’s population working in the informal sector save for future investments and retirement,...

PHOTOS: MP Bamporiki launches book on Genocide against the Tutsi


Edouard Bamporiki has been hailed for his role in the fight against genocide ideology through his book, 'My Son, It Is A Long Story: Reflections of Genocide Perpetrators.' The book...

RDB projects tourism to fetch Rwf370bn in 2017


Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has projected that the tourism sector will fetch about $444 million (about Rwf370 billion) in 2017, up from $404 million last year. The increase in revenue...

Regional experts meet over Lake Kivu resources


Water resources experts from Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo and other stakeholders are discussing ways to make Lake Kivu more resourceful to positively impact the peoples of both countries.

Media managers want more govt role towards sector devt


Media managers and practitioners have told Parliament that government and other stakeholders can do much more than they are doing now to support the development of the media sector, to...

Genocide archives facility takes shape

The Genocide Archive of Rwanda has so far uploaded and digitised about 8,000 information items-related to 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, including confessions by perpetrators.

SPONSORED: Bank of Africa donates Rwf 3m worth milling machine to Gasabo Genocide survivors


The management of Bank of Africa (BOA) is not only committed to providing financial services, but also support vulnerable members of the communities in which they serve.

Women, children killed in 1994 Genocide remembered


Women and children killed in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi were, on Sunday, remembered in all sectors across the country in an event organised by the Ministry of Gender...

Gen Kamanzi begins tour of duty in South Sudan


The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in South Sudan and the head of the UN peacekeeping mission, David Shearer, on Monday announced the arrival of Lt Gen Frank Mushyo...

Rwandan community in Ethiopia holds family day

Rwandans living in Ethiopia over the weekend held a Family Day where they met and discussed different aspects of the Rwandan culture and how they can inculcate it among the...

Authorities seize 80 tonnes of smuggled second-hand clothes

The Revenue Protection Unit (RPU) has intercepted about 80 tonnes of second-hand clothes that were being smuggled into the country.

New efforts to fight child labour, rights abuse

The Government has launched a month-long campaign to senstise the public on child rights, with officials from the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion saying that over 11,000 children were...

African youth discuss inclusive democracy

Young cadres representing different political parties from African countries and beyond on Sunday concluded a three-day meeting in Kigali during which they discussed inclusive democratic governance.

South Africa’s ruling party backs Zuma after calls for him to quit

South Africa’s ruling African National Congress said yesterday that its executive committee stood by President Jacob Zuma after some top officials demanded his resignation.

Al-Shabaab executes man by stoning over adultery

Somali militants have stoned a man to death after an Islamic court convicted him of adultery. Dayow Mohamed Hassan, 44, was buried neck-deep and pelted to death with stones by...

Kenya election: Peter Gichira charged with attempted suicide

A Kenyan man has been charged with attempted suicide for allegedly trying to jump from a building after his bid to run for president was rejected. Peter Gichira denied the...

MP Bamporiki launches book on Genocide against the Tutsi


Member of Parliament Edouard Bamporiki has been hailed for his role in the fight against genocide ideology through his book “My Son, It is a long story: Reflections of Genocide...

SPONSORED: Regulating the Transport Sector for efficient traffic management


In the regulation of the transport sector, due attention is given to the transportation of goods and persons in the three modes namely; road, waterways. Achievements in the transport sector...

RwandAir acquires new Boeing, to expand West Africa destinations


RwandAir yesterday received another Boeing 737-800 Next Generation that the national carrier says will grow its presence and competitiveness, especially in the skies of West Africa.

Intelligence chiefs rally behind Africa's visa-free movement


Intelligence and security services chiefs from across Africa have joined the efforts toward the realisation of free movement of people across the continent.

City outlines recreational projects in need of funding


The City of Kigali has embarked on a drive to mobilise resources for the development of at least six environmentally-friendly recreational parks around the capital whose studies have been completed.

Youth entrepreneurship project gets seed funding


Graduate Genocide Survivors’ Organisation (GAERG), the association of student survivors of Genocide (AERG), and the Survivors Fund (SURF) have launched an entrepreneurship innovation fund intended to support youth’s income-generating projects.

Kwibuka23: SONARWA supports Bugesera survivors

Staff members of local insurance firm SONARWA over the weekend reached out to survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in Bugesera District by giving them mattresses.

Bank of Africa supports Genocide survivors in Gasabo

The management of Bank of Africa on Friday donated to Genocide widows in Gasabo District a milling machine worth Rwf3 million as part of the bank’s activities to mark the...