REMA to install air pollution monitoring stations by December


Rwanda Environment Management Authority, (REMA) is working with other partners to implement an air pollution monitoring project which will include installation of facilities that measure the amount and composition of...

Kigali Bus Service administrator seeks more time


Kigali Bus Service’s woes are far from over despite the firm spending over eight months under an appointed administrator. The leading bus company was put under an administrator in November...

Tanzanian PM supports move to bar 19 universities from making new admissions

DAR ES SALAAM – Tanzanian Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa on Wednesday supported a move by the Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) to bar 19 higher learning institutions from admitting students...

Cash robberies total $1.6m in S. Africa for first half of 2017

JOHANNESBURG – In the first half of 2017, 695 bank clients lost about 1.6 million U.S. dollars as a result of cash robberies in South Africa, the South African Banking...

Once isolated Bweyeye residents jubilate as homes get electricity


Located several kilometres off the main road in Rusizi District, Bweyeye Sector was previously considered a remote and isolated place. It had no electricity until Monday, this week, when power...

The best is yet to come, says Kagame


Paul Kagame, the RPF-Inkotanyi flagbearer in the presidential race, has said that better days are ahead for Rwandans, whom he said should look forward to continued progress.

Habineza pledges to protect environment, improve social welfare


As he took his campaign rallies to south-western Rwanda, the flag bearer for Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, Frank Habineza, said he will ensure River Nyabarongo is protected and fully...

I will give you free water – Mpayimana


Independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana has told voters in Kirehe District that Rwandans will not be paying for water under his government should he win the forthcoming presidential election.

Electoral commission explains things every voter must know before voting


It’s seven days before Rwandans head to their polling stations to choose who will lead them for the next seven years. While the candidates traverse all corners of the country...

You will never be left behind, Kagame tells voters in Karongi


Presidential candidate Paul Kagame has reassured residents in Western Province district of Karongi that no one will be left behind in the country’s development process.

Jeff Bezos Overtakes Bill Gates To Become World's Richest Man


Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time ever. When markets...

Sweden data scandal costs two ministers their jobs

Two Swedish ministers lost their jobs on Thursday over a huge leak of sensitive data that has rocked the fragile centre-left government. But Prime Minister Stefan Lofven vowed he would...

Rwanda to host World Travel gala

For the first time, Rwanda will host the World Travel Awards with the Africa Gala Ceremony slated on October 10 2017. The event will be held on the fringes of...

Kagame to Nyabihu voters: RPF will make poverty history

Speaking to residents in the Western Province of Nyabihu, RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, pledged to continue the fight to eradicate poverty if elected back in office.

Govt moves to enforce law on artistes' royalties


Business establishments that fail to pay artists’ royalties will face legal action in line with the 2009 law on intellectual property.

Over 850 Kenyans in Rwanda to take part in homeland's presidential election


About 850 Kenyans living in Rwanda will head to their High Commission in Kacyiru to cast their vote in the Kenyan General Elections slated for August 8, according to the...

EA to harmonise technical training to boost integration

NAIROBI – The East Africa Community (EAC) member states are fast-tracking harmonisation of technical training in order to boost regional integration, a Kenyan official said on Tuesday.

Umuganda to focus on preparing polling stations

The Ministry of Local Government has announced that this Saturday’s monthly community work “Umuganda” will focus on preparing polling sites where Presidential elections will be held next Friday.

Ethiopia to open new camp for South Sudanese refugees

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia is set to open a new camp for South Sudanese refugees in a bid to cope with rising number of people running from a brutal civil...

Somali officials visit Rwanda on anti-corruption campaign

Officials from the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Puntland State of Somalia, yesterday, said they are “considering Rwanda as a model country in fighting corruption” and intend to emulate the country’s strategies,...

VIDEO: Nothing can defeat a determined people, Kagame says


Campaigning in the country’s northwestern region, President Paul Kagame said Wednesday that Rwandans are strong enough to overcome any threat.

I will free elderly inmates – Habineza


Democratic Green Party of Rwanda presidential flag bearer Frank Habineza will l release all inmates aged 70 and above if he wins August 4 polls. Habineza, who was yesterday addressing...

I’ll win this election, says Mpayimana


Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana yesterday declared that he will win the August 4 presidential election. Mpayimana said this while campaigning in Gatsibo and Kayonza districts.

2017 Election: All set for Diaspora to cast its vote


POLLING kits have arrived at nearly all the 98 polling stations abroad, the National Electoral Commission has said.

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