Fuel pump prices drop to Rwf810


Fuel pump prices in Kigali will effective today drop to Rwf810 per litre, down from Rwf 845, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in a statement released yesterday.

Regional military drills kick off in Uganda


About 300 military personnel, police and civilians from Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Netherlands, United States and Uganda are participating in a two-week Military Command Post Exercise (CPX) “Maliza Ugaidi 15” in...

100 Kayonza women get culinary skills

Over 100 women in Kayonza District on Tuesday graduated with specialised skills in cooking. The graduation ceremony was presided over by the CEO of Women for Women International (WfWI), Jennifer...

Conservationists call for wildlife protection

Regional conservationists have called for collective security measures to ensure sustainable development of wildlife in the Virunga landscape.

Police Women recommit to fight gender violence


Women Police officers have committed to step up their law enforcement initiatives in a bid to curb crimes especially those related to gender. This was among the 10 resolutions adopted...

Over 3,000 adults get literacy skills


More than 3,2oo adults mostly women yesterday received certificates after completion of a nine-month literacy course in Nyaruguru District. The training designed to empower women was sponsored by Care International.

Three held over murder of sex worker

Police in the Southern Province have arrested three men in connection to the murder of a 27- year old woman. The body of the woman only identified as Mukamana was...

Regional countries seek investors in petroleum


Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi, has called on the East African Community partner states to strengthen the legal frameworks to enable more East Africans to participate in the development of the...

Regional experts meet ahead of Northern Corridor Summit


Senior officials and experts from member countries of the East African Community (EAC) yesterday started a two-day session in Kigali ahead of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) Summit.

40 British companies to explore business opportunities in Rwanda


Rwanda will next week host representatives from about 40 British companies that have picked interest in investing in the country.

Advocates push for Gender sensitive Matrimonial Bill


Angelique Mukakalisa, 28, a resident of Rubengera Sector, Karongi District was denied the right to inherit family property. She said her father regarded women as inferior to men and, therefore,...

What stalled Gishoma Peat Power project?


Gishoma Peat Power Plant is one project that has featured in the news for all the wrong reasons in the recent past. No wonder it was one of the hot...

No corrupt official will be spared - Presidency


The Government has resolved to go after corrupt officials, Venantie Tugireyezu, the minister in the Office of the President, has said.

Ministers update parliament on Northern Corridor projects


Pacts being pursued under the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NCIP) are playing vital roles in propelling the region to greater heights, officials have said.

2015 HRW Report on Rwanda: The untold provocative picture story


Human Rights Watch (HRW) reports on Rwanda have been consistently known to be biased portraying the government and the leadership of Rwanda negatively.

MPs want inmates' wages paid on time


Inmates in various correctional centres in the country who are contracted for work should be paid on time, Members of Parliament have said.

Rwf770m project to boost skills in construction sector


A three-year project worth Euro 1 million (approx. Rwf770m) was launched yesterday with an aim of boosting vocational training in the country’s construction sector.

6th 'Police Women Convention' focuses on empowerment

Women Police officers have been challenged to uphold discipline and selfless service, as well as be ambassadors of women empowerment and gender equality.

Students screened for hearing impairment

Over 1,000 pupils at Groupe Scolaire de Kicukiro were yesterday screened for hearing impairment.

PICTORIAL: When leaders went charting the future of the country ...

About 300 senior government officials, including ministers, governors and mayors took part in the twelfth National Leadership Retreat that is locally known as Umwiherero at the Rwanda Defence Forces Combat...

Umwalimu Sacco rakes in Rwf1.4 billion profits


The teachers' savings and credit cooperative, commonly known as Umwalimu Sacco, recorded a profit of Rwf1.4 billion in 2014. The cooperative, which was created to enhance teachers’ economic welfare, became...

Senate warns errant motorists

Senators have appealed to road users to observe traffic regulations to curb accidents. The call was made by the Senatorial Committee on Foreign Affairs and Cooperation during a meeting with...

Rwamagana students join campaign to fight drug abuse

About 500 students marched through the streets of Rwamagana, last week, in an anti-drug abuse campaign. The students were joined in the two-hour event by local leaders, Police, teachers and...

Cataracts rampant, medics say

Cataract is the leading cause of blindness in the country, medics have said. A team of eye specialists currently conducting surgery on affected persons in Eastern Province, said the condition...