Prosecution links ex-FAR officer exiled in France to armed group in DR Congo

In the ongoing pre-detention hearing involving nine suspects linked to an irregular armed group, prosecution said Thursday they are investigating a certain Major Faustin Ntilikina, an ex-FAR exiled in France.

Lake Kivu methane gas project gets $100m boost

Two companies; Symbion Energy and Highland Group Holdings Ltd. (HGHL) on Thursday signed an agreement that will see the latter co-invest $100 million towards the extraction of methane gas from...

Muhanga constructs urban roads

Muhanga District has started construction of 4.788 kilometres of urban road network.

International Day of Peace marked with call on youth to foster unity


Rwandans yesterday joined the rest of the world in marking the International Day of Peace, with a call to the youth to embrace the culture of peace-making and for adults...

EALA misses sitting as it awaits Kenyan members


Delay in composition of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) chapter of Kenyan has affected start of the regional Assembly plenary sitting.

Engineers call for efforts to improve waste management


Growing population which translates into higher consumption of commodities that generate either more solid or liquid waste, poses a huge waste management challenge that needs advanced technologies to address, experts...

Health ministry launches $5m spraying drive ahead of malaria peak season


The ministry of Health has launched a $5,098,326 indoor residual spraying (IRS) campaign in Kirehe and Nyagatare, some of the malaria high risk districts in the country.

Rwanda deploys more troops to CAR next week


Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) will next week deploy a motorised infantry company of 140 troops to Central African Republic to reinforce a United Nations peacekeeping force in that country, the...

Agric ministry moves to enforce regulation of pesticide business

Agrochemical trade will only be handled by professionals who are able to provide guidance on their proper handling under the new regulations.

Malawian high court to review case involving Rwanda Genocide fugitive

The Malawian High Court on Wednesday ruled to review the extradition case involving a Rwandan Genocide fugitive, Vincent Murekezi, against the wish of the prosecution.

Two grassroots leaders arrested soliciting bribes

Two grassroots leaders in Ndera Sector of Gasabo District have been arrested in connection with soliciting bribes from people to unlawfully allow them construct residential houses.

China to build world's most challenging railway

Breathtaking scenery and breathtaking dangers -- both will face Chinese engineers as they embark on building the world’s most difficult railway.

First Lady backs women-owned businesses


Women continue to face substantial barriers hindering their success in doing business, which when removed, it would not only help women thrive but also bring about inclusive economic growth for...

Rwanda to benefit from AGRA’s $280 million fund


Rwanda is among 11 African countries selected to benefit from a $280-million fund to support agriculture on the continent under the management of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in...

Earthquake kills more than 220 in central Mexico


Fabiola Luna Rios was in her house in the southern part of this city when Tuesday's earthquake struck. 'This was a horrible experience,' the 47-year-old told Al Jazeera as she...

New agro-forestry strategy to boost economy, raise environmental benefits


A consortium of organisations has embarked on a new national agro-forestry strategy to boost agro-forestry economic and environmental benefits in the country through improved coordination.

VIDEO: Rwanda backs UN reforms – Kagame


President Paul Kagame has said that Rwanda supports the planned United Nations reforms, noting that it will improve efficiency of the world organisation.

Africa’s economic growth relies on AIDS-free generation, says First Lady


AN HIV/AIDS-free Africa will go a long way in ensuring that the continent achieves accelerated economic growth and transformation, First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said.

Govt lifts ban on foreign adoption of Rwandan kids


Foreigners or persons outside Rwanda can now adopt children in the country, seven years after the Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion suspended the so-called inter-country adoption of Rwandan children.

Over 21,000 sit national TVET exams


A total of 21,935candidates in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) yesterday began their 2017 national examinations.

Nine charged with forming irregular armed group


Eight men and one woman suspected of forming an irregular armed group were yesterday arraigned before Nyarugenge Intermediate Court in Nyamirambo where two of them admitted they were arrested en...

Police recover Kagarama S.S students laptops

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has recovered some of the laptops that were recently stolen from students of Kagarama Secondary School in Kigali. The school administration had filed a case of...

Rwanda police return three stolen vehicles to South African owners


Barnard Kobus , a South African farmer in Free State Province lost his Toyota Land Cruiser truck in August 2012. He was in a prayer room with a friend when...

Corruption is not an African norm, Kagame says

President Paul Kagame has demystified common misconceptions about Africa such as the extent of corruption saying that such occurrences are not a characteristic of the continent. President Kagame was speaking...