Ex-Iranian President Ahmadinejad submits his name for presidential election

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Ex-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted his name on Wednesday for registration as a candidate in Iran's presidential election in May, state media reported.

Kwibuka23: Genocide commemoration held in Tokyo

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Rwandans living in Japan were on April 7 joined by senior Japanese officials and other officials to mark the 23 commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

Offering financial support for individual and SMEs growth

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Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) acquired Fina Bank back in December 2013. GTBank (Rwanda) Ltd Managing Director, MR. OLABAYO VERACRUZ, explains how the bank has grown in the recent past and...

Nyanza Genocide victims remembered

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Mourners yesterday took part in a walk to remember the victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Nyanza, Kicukiro.

Prosecution seeks more time to conclude investigation in Major Rugomwa’s case

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Military prosecution on Tuesday prayed to the Military Tribunal to be given more time to conclude investigations in a case in which an officer with Rwanda Defence Forces is accused...

Ethiopian candidate for top WHO job gets full backing from Africa

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Ethiopia’s former Foreign Affairs minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has received strong backing from African countries to head the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose elections are due next month.

Health services to be turned around as hospitals acquire new CT scanners

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King Faisal Hospital, Kigali and Rwanda Military Hospital, Kanombe are projecting their health care services to improve after acquiring latest CT scans.

Rwandan peacekeepers in Darfur commemorate

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Rwanda peacekeepers deployed under United Nations African Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), together with members of the Rwandan community in Sudan, organised an event in line with the 23rd Commemoration of...

3,000 for Transform Africa summit in Kigali next month

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The ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT) has announced that about 3,000 delegates from 17 countries that constitute Smart Africa Initiative will attend the Transform Africa summit slated for next...

Regional ministers appoint staff to EAC organs

The East African Community (EAC) Council of Ministers has appointed 31 East Africans – including six Rwandans – to various positions at the EAC Secretariat. This comes after conclusion of...

Rwanda-China cooperation important to health sector - Minister Gashumba

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The minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba, has hailed the cooperation between China and Rwanda in the sector of health, describing it as a very important aspect in the development...

New policy seeks to scale up rural feeder roads works

The government has adopted a plan to significantly step up the construction and rehabilitation of feeder roads connecting farmers to production centres and markets to fast-track development.

Prosecution seeks more time to conclude investigation in Major Rugomwa’s case

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Military prosecution on Tuesday prayed to the Military Tribunal to be given more time to conclude investigations in a case in which an officer with Rwanda Defence Force is accused...

3,000 for Transform Africa summit in Kigali next month

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The Ministry of Youth and ICT (MYICT) has announced that about 3,000 delegates from 17 countries under Smart Africa Initiative will attend the Transform Africa summit slated for next month...

PHOTOS: Kabarebe urges bravery as Bisesero remembers its dead

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Rwandans should draw lessons from the bravery of the people of Bisesero who put up a famous resistance against the Interahamwe militia and former FAR soldiers during the 1994 Genocide...

Will France declassify all '94 Genocide documents?

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French President Francois Hollande should declassify all documents that reveal the role the French political and military establishment played in Rwanda in the run-up to and during the 1994 Genocide...

VIDEO: New RwandAir management takes over

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For RwandAir to be called a commercial airline, there is need to devise means for the airline to generate more revenue, the airline Board Chairman Girma Wake has said.

Rwandan envoy calls for global action against Genocide ideology

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The best way to fight against genocide ideology is to put in place a comprehensive international strategy to attack it on each of its seven stages, Jean-Pierre Karabaranga, Rwanda’s envoy...

New whistleblowers law in the offing

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A revised whistleblowers legislation is closer to fruition after a Cabinet meeting last week approved the draft law. According to the Ministry of Justice, the draft law not only covers...

Diversity is source of strength, says Amb. Tumukunde

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National diversity should be a source of strength for nation-building and sustainable development, Amb. Hope Tumukunde Gasatura, Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to African Union, has said.

Two Genocide memorial sites upgraded to national level

Nyange and Rebero Genocide memorial sites, located in Ngororero and Kicukiro districts, respectively, that have been under the supervision of districts, have been upgraded to the national level.

Genocide survivor escapes death narrowly in stabbing attack

A Genocide survivor who was stabbed in Rusizi District in the Western Province is recovering as the hunt for her attacker continues, authorities said. Bernadette Uwizeyimana was attacked yesterday morning...

Kwibuka23: Nordic countries mark Genocide anniversary

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Hundreds of Rwandans, government officials, the business community, civil society and friends of Rwanda observed the 23rd commemoration of the genocide against the Tutsi at ceremonies held in various cities...

Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia

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The search for a unified approach to the Syria conflict after last week's suspected chemical attack looks set to dominate talks between the G7 group of leading nations in Italy...