Together, we will overcome every challenge – Kagame


Buoyed by the enthusiasm and massive crowds that marked his campaign rallies in the country’s northwestern region, Wednesday, President Paul Kagame said that Rwandans are strong enough to overcome any...

Kagame: RPF is committed to dev't, security and prosperity for all


President Paul Kagame, the flag-bearer of the governing Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF)-Inkotanyi, has said that, should he win the August 4 poll – as widely expected – he’ll continue to...

Kagame campaigns in Musanze


RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate Paul Kagame Wednesday rallied the residents of Musanze District of Northern Province to vote for him come August 4, pledging to sustain the country’s current development pace....

2017 Elections: What agriculture policies do the candidates offer?


The country has entered the third week of the presidential campaigns and the three candidates have been traversing the country pitching their manifestos to the electorate, ahead of the presidential...

COMESA to deploy electoral observers


The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is set to deploy an electoral observation mission for the upcoming presidential elections in Rwanda scheduled for August 4, 2017.

Nigeria's Buhari will return to presidential duties when doctors advise, says govt

ABUJA– Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will return to his official duties as soon as doctors advise that he can end his medical leave, according to a statement from the presidency...

Kenya calls for joint efforts to fight piracy

NAIROBI– Kenya on Tuesday challenged African countries to establish an inter-agency coordination to help in the fight against piracy.

Rwanda, Italian armed forces commit to strengthen ties


The Italian Air Force Chief of Staff, Lt Gen Enzo Vecciarelli, is in the country on a three-day visit aimed at strengthening military relations between the two countries.

Habineza says will improve social welfare, infrastructure


Rwamagana and Kayonza are strategic districts whose significance to national development can not be overestimated, Frank Habineza has said.

Experimental HIV vaccine regimen elicits immune responses in early trial


WASHINGTON – An experimental HIV vaccine regimen was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against HIV in an early-stage clinical trial called APPROACH that involved nearly 400 healthy adults, including Rwandans,...

Government to invest more in creative industry


In a bid to reap more from the creative and cultural arts, the Government is planning to inject more funds into the industry, the Minister for Trade, Industry, and East...

NISR training centre will improve quality of statistics, officials say


A Rwf7 billion statistical training centre that’s under construction at the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) headquarters in Nyarugenge District will significantly impact on the quality of the...

[SPONSORED] Business women tipped on tax obligations


Women in the diaspora have proved to be more involved in business today and in a way, have been said to be good and faithful in meeting their responsibilities of...

Two students drown in hotel pool in Nyanza

Two students from Saint Peter Secondary School (Igihozo) on Monday drowned from a swimming pool at Hotel Dayenu, which is located in Busasamana sector of Nyanza District.

COMESA to deploy electoral observers in Rwanda

The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) is set to deploy short term an electoral observation mission to the upcoming presidential in Rwanda scheduled for 4th August 2017.

SPONSORED: Access Bank launches a new Family and Friends Saving Account, 'Twisungane Dutsinde' promo


Access Bank Rwanda on Friday, July 21, 2017 launched a promotion dubbed ‘Twisungane Dutsinde’ Promo with its slogan ‘Save Today, Take Tomorrow’ for its new Family and Friends savings account.

Rwandans in Netherlands urged to participate in presidential elections


As the Rwandan Embassy in the Netherlands on Saturday held an event to celebrate the country’s 23rd liberation anniversary, the Rwandan envoy urged Rwandans residing in the country to massively...

Govt to set new date for Umuganura celebrations


In a bid to avoid a clash between two important events, this year’s National Harvest Day, locally known as ‘Umuganura’, has been moved to a yet to be communicated date,...

Rwandan peacekeepers in South Sudan decorated

SERVICEMEN and women from the Rwanda Aviation Unit 5 (RAU 5) serving in South Sudan yesterday stood proudly as they were awarded UN medals in recognition of their service.

Police press for fire safety compliance as figures show decline in outbreaks

Police have called upon the general public to always ensure minimum safety standards even as figures show a decrease in fire incidents by 40 per cent since the turn of...

How motorcyclist salvaged injured passenger's Rwf5.2m

On Sunday, July 23, Augustine Kayinamura boarded a commercial motorcycle (taxi moto) from downtown Kigali en route to Nyabugogo. Unfortunately, along the way, the motorcycle was involved in an accident...

[PHOTOS] Thrills and spills at RPF Gasabo campaign rally


Members of RPF-Inkotanyi in Gasabo District on Sunday gathered to celebrate achievements of the party in national leadership and also rally support for incumbent President Paul Kagame, the party’s flagbearer...

I will build on RPF achievements, Habineza tells Bugesera voters


Democratic Green Party of Rwanda flag bearer has pledged to build on what has been achieved by the RPF-Inkotanyi government to bring positive change to Bugesera District if he wins...

Mpayimana promises city voters tax reforms


Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana campaigns in Kicukiro District on Sunday. Mpayimana has promised to introduce tax reforms once elected President.

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