First Lady receives Woman Personality of the Year and African Heroine Award

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The First Lady Jeannette Kagame was on Friday bestowed upon the African Woman Personality of the Year Award and African Heroine Awards by the Dutch-based The Voice Magazine.

Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol enters into force in 2019

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The landmark Kigali Amendment that which took seven years of negotiations and kept parties to the Montreal Protocol awake in Kigali Convention Centre’s main auditorium for 24 hours is now...

Is there a risk in rush for Continental FTA deadline?

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With negotiations for establishing the Continental Free Trade Area (FTA) now in high gear to meet the December 2017 deadline, an official says there is a real risk that in...

Should teenage girls access contraceptives?

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Teenage pregnancy is an issue that has long been a concern for society with many people divided on the best way to reduce the increasing number of teen pregnancies.

A taste of Chinese Dim Sum in Kigali

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The inscription 'Tung Chinese Cuisine' is what first greeted me when I walked through the reception hall at the Nyarutarama-based Century Park Hotel and residences.

Two suspected impersonators arrested in Kigali

Rwanda National Police is holding two people for allegedly masquerading as government officials to fleece people.

Estonian President visits agriculture ministry, kLab

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Before departing Rwanda yesterday, the visiting Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid and her delegation toured the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources, and kLab (Knowledge Lab), an open technology hub in...

Has dowry lost its traditional meaning?

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Rwandan families are complicating marriage of their children by setting high dowry, budgets for wedding ceremonies, and making decisions over choice of ones’ partner, a new survey has shown, potentially...

We need transparency in climate finance, tech transfer, Dr Biruta tells global leaders

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Environment minister Vincent Biruta has urged signatories to the Paris Agreement on climate change, mainly the developed countries, to ensure efforts to mitigate climate change are transparent and expedited.

Sacked City of Kigali officials held by Police

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Police have confirmed they have in custody Didier Sagashya, the former executive secretary of the City of Kigali, who was sacked earlier this week, and two other senior officials at...

Kamonyi, Rubavu districts get new mayors

Alice Kayitesi and Gilbert Habyarimana are the new mayors of Kamonyi and Rubavu districts, respectively.

Local leaders urged to involve children in planning, budgeting

Local leaders have been urged to involve children in planning and budgeting as they constitute a key component of the population.

Crackdown on fraud in mineral business

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Police investigations show that unscrupulous persons register legit business agencies dealing in minerals and use it to defraud unsuspecting parties interested in minerals.

Kamonyi, Rubavu districts get new mayors

Alice Kayitesi and Gilbert Habyarimana were elected as new mayors for the districts of Kamonyi and Rubavu, respectively. This was a part of the local government by-elections conducted countrywide that...

Sacked city executive secretary Sagashya arrested

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Police have confirmed they have in custody Didier Sagashya, the former Executive Secretary of Kigali City who was sacked earlier this week, and two other senior officials at the City...

SPONSORED: Building transport network to unlock wealth, enhance mobility for business and leisure

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As the day breaks to dawn, the laboring engine of the heavy commercial truck, filled with agricultural produce, slows down, entering from the rear gates of Kabeza market, in Kicukiro...

SPONSORED: Ownership: Working with the public to minimize non-revenue water

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The look on Yasiri Rukundo’s face says it all. The fruits of his actions were dazzling and it took him a long but frozen moment of time to sink in...

VIDEO: Kagame meets with Estonian President during working visit to Rwanda

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Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid yesterday visited Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre, Gisozi, shortly after arriving in the country. She laid a wreath and paid homage to the victims of the 1994...

Central bank targets businesses in new cashless economy drive

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The National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has launched a cashless economy campaign seeking to bring on board members of the business community. The campaign, according to central bank governor John...

Heated debate as MPs start scrutiny of draft Penal Code

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How to best enact laws punishing crimes like abortion, adultery, genocide, and genocide ideology were among the points of contention yesterday as MPs started scrutinising a draft law that seeks...

Stakeholders chart ways to accelerate broadband rollout

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Stakeholders in information and communication technology (ICT) sector in Rwanda yesterday met to chart ways of accelerating the uptake and adoption of broadband.

Why varsities should take lead in the fight against Genocide denial

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Higher learning institutions should have an upper hand in fighting Genocide denial and ideology to discourage a culture of impunity. The call was made by experts from the National Commission...

Westminster, University of Rwanda partnership to boost entrepreneurship

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University of Rwanda’s College of Business and Economics and University of Westminster (UK) have launched a partnership to facilitate various exchange programmes, business training and competition.

Rwanda to issue visa on arrival for all visitors

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As part of the recent Cabinet resolution, travellers from across the world will from January 1, 2018, receive a 30-day visa upon arrival following the establishment of a new visa...