[PHOTOS] UN University in Tokyo joins Rwandans to commemorate


Rwanda Embassy in Tokyo in collaboration with the United Nations based in the same city organised a commemorative seminar on the occasion of Kwibuka22 and to mark the observance of...

[PHOTOS] New Women council committee pledges to tackle street children problem


The new National Women Council committee has pledged to increase efforts to effectively deal with street children issues. This was during the swearing-in of the new 7-member committee yesterday in...

[PHOTOS] European MPs commit to fight Genocide denial


Lawmakers from various European countries have committed to fight revisionism and denial of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. This was announced when a delegation of European Grassroots Antiracist Movement...

Kwibuka22: Rwanda and international conspiracies


The 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide is of unique and symbolic importance. It was the first truly universal, comprehensive and codified protection of...

Kwibuka22: Diaspora commemorates, pledges to tackle Genocide ideology


As the country marks the 22nd anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi, Rwandans living abroad Thursday joined their compatriots back home in remembering lives lost during the Genocide.

Let's close the doors to Genocide denial, says ex-ICTR Prosecutor


The outgoing Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Hassan Bubakar Jallow has called on the international community to step up efforts in fighting the genocide ideology.

[PHOTOS] Kwibuka22: Over 600 commemorate in London


The Rwandan high commission in the UK, in collaboration with St. Marylebone Parish Church of England on Thursday organised a commemoration service in memory of the victims of the 1994...

Mukankomeje appeals remand decision


High Court yesterday heard an appeal case involving Dr Rose Mukankomeje, the Director-General of Rwanda Environmental Management Authority, a few days after she was remanded by a lower court.

One dead in foiled attack on Musanze ex-mayor's home

An unidentified man was on Thursday night shot and killed by security forces after assailants attacked the home of the former Musanze mayor, Winifrida Mpembyemungu, in the wee hours of...

Two arrested with 120kg of plastic bags

Two people have been arrested in Ngoma District after they were allegedly caught smuggling about 120 kilogrammes of the banned polythene bags into the country.

Francophone group suspends cooperation with Burundi over crisis

The International Organisation of la Francophonie suspended cooperation with Burundi, citing worsening security and the East African nation’s failure to hold inclusive political dialogue to end a yearlong crisis.

Presidents to use African passport for AU meet in Kigali

ADDIS ABABA - In a bid to show solidarity and promote free movement of Africans within their region and other parts of the continent, African heads of states are to...

Pope Francis to make key marriage pronouncement

Pope Francis is to make public the conclusions of his two Synods on the family in a document eagerly awaited by 1.3 billion Roman Catholics. It will detail the pope's...

Kwibuka22: Commemoration in pictures


Rwandans and friends of Rwanda across the world yesterday, started a week-long commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Residents in disaster-prone zones pose huge challenge - MIDIMAR

There is need to know the exact number of households living in high risk zones so as to devise proper mechanisms for disaster management.

Kwibuka22: UN boss sounds alarm over hate speech

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that communities around the world need to avoid and punish hate speech if genocide is to be prevented from happening anywhere.

Rwandans in India commemorate

The Rwandan High Commission in India, yesterday, joined hands with the UN Information Center for India to organise a solemn ceremony for the 22nd commemoration of the Genocide against the...

Govt launches indoor residual spraying in malaria-prone areas


In a bid to reduce the cases of mortality caused by malaria in the country, the Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC), this week launched a door-to-door indoor residual spraying in different...

Four-year project to boost reading culture in Gicumbi

A four-year project aiming at improving the reading culture among students through strengthening partnerships between schools and the community has been launched in Gicumbi District.

Govt to carry out more awareness campaigns on EAC integration

The Ministry of Justice (Minijust) has committed to undertake more efforts in sensitising the community on the aspects of legal and juridical cooperation of the East African Community integration process.

[VIDEO]: Rwandans start Genocide commemoration week


Rwandans and friends of Rwanda across the world yesterday, started a week-long commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Kagame hails Magufuli's Rwanda visit


President Paul Kagame has said that the visit by his Tanzanian counterpart, John Pombe Magufuli, to Rwanda signifies a new relationship between the two neighbouring states.

[PHOTOS]: Commemoration not a preserve for survivors - Pastor Rutayisire


Commemoration activities should not be seen as a preserve for Genocide survivors, but rather should involve every Rwandan because the Genocide affected the entire national fabric.

[PHOTOS]: Kwibuka22: Kenya senate speaker pays tribute to Genocide victims


The Speaker of the Kenyan senate, Ekwee Ethuro, yesterday, joined the Rwandan community in Kenya and friends of Rwanda to mark the 22nd commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi.