PHOTOS: African utility bodies meet in Kigali


Utility regulators have a major role to play in the face of transformation of African economies into knowledge-driven economies, as well as adoption of new technologies, experts have said. They...

Optimism as secondary school students begin national exams


Candidates sitting Ordinary and Advanced Level national examinations have expressed optimism saying they had enough time to prepare and that the first day was promising.

Mutangana: Genocide cases left us with valuable lessons


Despite the challenges that came with prosecuting Genocide-related crimes, both locally and internationally, a lesson has been learnt that despite how senior one’s position may be, impunity cannot be tolerated.

VIDEO: Inside Gitagata Rehabilitation Centre


It’s around the break of the day when this reporter arrives at Gitagata Rehabilitation Centre, a children facility in Bugesera District. A security guard is on hand to welcome a...

How young business leaders platform will benefit Rwanda


Foreign Direct Investments in the country could rise in coming days with the country’s increased affiliation to a global organisation dubbed Young Presidents’ Organisation.

Eastern Province: Governor Mufurukye roots for concerted efforts against narcotic drugs

The Governor of the Eastern Province Fred Mufurukye has called upon residents to partner with security organs to fight trafficking, sell and use of psychotropic substances. The Governor was speaking...

Rwanda, Canada in new environmental protection deal

Minister of Environment Vincent Biruta and Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna on Monday signed in Montreal an agreement on environmental management that will see both countries...

Fuel prices: RURA starts assessment of public transport fare

Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Agency (RURA) last week started an assessment into public transport fares with a view to revise them. According to Benjamin Rutimirwa, the director of economic regulation...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe resigns

Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe’s president on Tuesday a week after the army and his former political allies moved against him, ending four decades of rule by a man who...

Zimbabwe's President Mugabe resigns


Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said.

Secondary school exams start


Ordinary and Advanced Level national examinations started across Rwanda Tuesday morning, with officials reporting that the exercise kicked off smoothly.

Govt recommits to partnership with private sector to boost industry


The Government is committed to working with private sector and other development partners to put industrial development at the forefront and increase the annual contribution of industry sector to the...

Smart cities evolving: Where is Rwanda today?


The world last month celebrated the World Cities Day, a day designated by the United Nations to highlight the important role of urbanisation as a source of global development and...

Huye farmers reaping big from modern farming


For years, Godelieve Muhimpundu practiced traditional farming which led to poor yields. The mother of six from Gitwa Cell, Tumba Sector in Huye District says life was difficult and she...

Rwanda making progress in reduction of undernourishment – FAO report


Few countries in sub-Saharan Africa, notably Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Madagascar, reduced undernourishment while several others experienced a rise between 2009-2011 and 2014–2016, the Food and Agriculture Organisation regional overview of...

Why institutions should embrace GIS services in data collection


There was a time when getting precise and credible geographical data before venturing into an undertaking at a given area was a labourious manual process. Even if one did, it...

Buildexpo Africa due in Kigali tomorrow

East Africa’s Premier Building and Construction Exhibition, Buildexpo Africa, is set to open on Wednesday in Kigali. The event has annually been hosted in Kenya, Tanzania and Ethiopia for the...

SPONSORED: Early diagnosis and treatment putting TB on a waning scale in Rwanda

Cyprien Ntizihigwa a resident of Nyamiyaga sector, Kamonyi district, had a fever and after days of mulling over the thought of going for a checkup, he finally approached a health...

Mass non-surgical circumcision 'PrePex' curbing HIV transmission in Rwanda


Kamanzi Alex is one of thousands of Rwanda men who have finally decided to have the cut – get circumcised. He has come for his second and last immunization jab...

SPONSORED: Denmar LTD partners with Systemair as regional distributor


Denmar Mechanical & General Services Limited a company that provides Mechanical engineering services across East and Central Africa has signed a distribution agreement with Systemair AB, a leading international Mechanical...

Police commend public conduct during Tour du Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has commended the conduct of road users and the public in general during the just concluded ninth edition of Rwanda Cycling competition – Tour du Rwanda...

China, Morocco discuss opportunities under Belt and Road initiative

The relationship between Morocco and China will reinforce global strategic partnership and particularly reinforce multilateral economic initiatives in Africa as part of Chinese project ‘Belt and Road initiative,’ officials from...

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's re-election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in the repeat presidential poll last month, paving the way for his swearing in next week. The court's six judges...

Passengers report errant driver to police


An errant driver of Stella, a local travel agency, was yesterday detained for deadly driving behaviors and undermining the pleas by passengers.