Amsterdam's solution to the obesity crisis: no fruit juice and enough sleep


The city of Amsterdam is leading the world in ending the obesity epidemic, thanks to a radical and wide-reaching programme which is getting results even among the poorest communities that...

Egypt court sentences Mubarak-era minister Habib el-Adly for graft


An Egyptian court has sentenced former interior minister Habib el-Adly, who served under ousted president Hosni Mubarak, to seven years in jail for corruption.

Clerics call for forgiveness as Christians mark Easter Sunday


What was an Easter Weekend across the world 23 years ago, was a rampage of merciless massacres in Rwanda targeting the Tutsi, a tragedy that wiped out over a million...

50 more Genocide victims reburied at Ruhanga memorial site


Thousands gathered yesterday at Ruhanga memorial site to accord a decent burial to 52 remains of Genocide victims. Thirteen discovered recently, 23 years after the genocide.

Kwibuka23: Increase punishment for Genocide ideology, says Ibuka


Not only should the law punishing the crime of Genocide ideology be made tougher but the government and civil society too need to up their momentum in the crusade, says...

MINEDUC to train teachers in Genocide history


The Ministry of Education (MINEDUC) plans to train history teachers this academic year so that they deliver accurate Genocide-related studies to students.

Egypt's Christian minority in sombre mood for Easter holiday

Members of Egypt's Christian minority flocked to church on Friday but two church bomb attacks on Palm Sunday that killed 45 people have left many in a sombre mood over...

The new face of farming: youth making agribusiness 'cool'


Run a quick Google search on African women making it in business, and you will rarely find a young woman engaged in rural farming. But Mavis Nduchwa has challenged norms...

Kwibuka23 in pictures: How Rwandans honoured victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi


Over the past week, (April 7-13), Rwandans in and outside the country and friends of Rwanda, held different activities to commemorate, for the 23rd time, the over a million victims...

Tourism players welcome WEF report with hope


Tourist arrivals in Rwanda could increase in the wake of reports showing that the country is among the top 10 safest countries on earth. According to the latest biennial Travel...

Morocco officially opens its embassy in Kigali


THE EXISTING bilateral relations between Rwanda and Morocco will grow faster thanks to the new Moroccan embassy in Kigali, officials have said.

Good Friday: Christians observe the Way of the Cross


Thousands of Christians in Rwanda, yesterday, marked Good Friday by taking part in a Way of the Cross procession to signify the journey in the lead up to the crucifixion...

Kabarebe urges business leaders to back efforts toward inclusive growth


The minister for Defence, James Kabarebe, urged the private sector to avoid segregation in business, saying the practice, that was rampant before the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi, threatens equitable economic...

International cooperation vital in fight against genocide ideology - scholars

There is need for international cooperation to successfully fight against genocide ideology, genocide scholars have said.

TransUnion Rwanda staff pay tribute to Genocide victims


TransUnion Rwanda staff, on Thursday, visited Murambi Genocide Memorial in Nyamagabe District to honour the victims and learn from the documented history about the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi.

Kwibuka23: Makuza warns leaders on the politics of hate


Today’s politicians should emulate those that paid the ultimate price when they rejected the agenda of the genocidal regime that cost the country the lives of more than one million...

VIDEO: China, India envoys present credentials


The New Chinese and Indian envoys to Rwanda have presented their credentials to President Paul Kagame at Village Urugwiro. Chinese Ambassador Rao Hungwei and India’s envoy Ravi Shankar presented their...

Our education system has no room for genocide ideology – Minister Musafiri


Rwandan children will no longer be ‘breastfed’ on genocide ideology and ethnic division as was the case in schools in the past, the Minister for Education, Papias Malimba Musafiri, has...

U.S. Mission in Kigali remembers its employees killed during Genocide


Employees of the U.S. Mission in Kigali, Wednesday, held a memorial ceremony at the U.S. Embassy compound to honour 26 Mission employees who lost their lives during the 1994 Genocide...

We wish you were here to see how we’re grown up – orphans


Hundreds of mourners gathered at Mukarange Genocide memorial site in Kayonza District to remember victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Young survivors of the Genocide were among the...

Property worth Rwf50m destroyed in Muhima fire


Over Rwf50 million worth of property were destroyed yesterday when a fire broke out in a building that housed several shops in Muhima, a suburb of Kigali. It started as...

Kwibuka23: Nation opted for unity – Amb. Rwamucyo


Rwanda has chosen to focus on things that unite its people, the country’s envoy to India told a gathering in the capital, New Delhi, while paying homage to the victims...

Genocide ideology cases down – Police

The security situation across the country was generally calm during the 23rd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Rwanda National Police spokesperson, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Theos Badege,...

Central bank urges former clients of closed MFIs to file for compensation

The National Bank of Rwanda has called on former depositors of defunct microfinance institutions (MFI’s) to register afresh and obtain remaining balances since the closure of the institutions back in...