Rwanda resurrected, clerics remind believers in Easter message


Rwandans in their thousands yesterday flocked their respective churches to celebrate Easter Sunday and different clerics in Kigali likened Jesus’ resurrection to Rwanda’s rebirth in the aftermath of the 1994...

Government to roll out digital education in June


Learners across Rwanda will start benefiting from a new system of teaching that emphasises the use of computers and internet to impart knowledge, thanks to a three-year-old project to transform...

Kwibuka23: Rwandans in South Korea, US commemorate Genocide


Rwandan envoys in the Unite d States and South Korea have reiterated the government call for the global solidarity in fighting genocide ideology if the world is to have the...

How Ruzibiza is dealing with the effects of climate change to boost productivity


Jean-Claude Ruzibiza is not worried about climate change which has been a universal challenge to agricultural productivity. A computerised greenhouse is protecting his produce against extreme weather patterns and enabling...

INTERVIEW: Rwanda’s education system to go digital in June – Microsoft official


The 21st century labour market requires students to graduate from school when they are computer literate enough to find work while providing services demanded by current consumers.

Youth volunteers commit to combat genocide ideology


As part of the activities to mark the 23rd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing (RYVCP) have pledged to put more effort...

RNP peacekeepers in CAR donate to orphans


Rwanda National Police (RNP) peacekeepers serving as Individual Police Officers (IPOs) under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) donated an assortment of dormitory...

Hundreds feared buried in Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide

Hopes of finding survivors under a collapsed rubbish dump in Sri Lanka are fading as anger builds among residents who say their concerns were ignored. The death toll from Friday’s...

Rouhani faces tough re-election race as candidate list closes

Hassan Rouhani, Iran’s moderate president who is seeking re-election, faces a boisterous race after heavyweight conservative figures critical of his landmark nuclear agreement with the west put themselves up to...

Security forces kill 2 Al-Shabaab militants launching mortar attacks near Mogadishu airport

At least two Al-Shabaab militants were killed in a mortar attack in Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday, a government official confirmed.

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.