US defence secretary arrives in Cairo for Sisi meeting

US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis arrived in Cairo Thursday on the latest leg of a regional tour, as ties with Egypt continue to warm under President Donald Trump.

Worries over Trump policies cloud start of IMF, World Bank meetings

World finance leaders are gathering on U.S. President Donald Trump's home turf on Thursday to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open...

[VIDEO] Kagame to Djibouti MPs: African unity not theory


President Paul Kagame has said that African unity is the most practical way for the continent to reach its potential and to make the most of globalisation.

New anti-poverty project launched


The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has launched a new project intended to accelerate poverty fight among Rwanda’s vulnerable families in four districts of the country.

New World Bank report names Rwanda among most resilient economies


Rwanda and six other African countries have exhibited economic resilience in recent past that saw them post annual growth rate above 5.4 per cent in 2015-2017, according to a new...

Orphanage phase-out: Government to adopt children with acute disabilities


Three years since the government kicked off search for foster families for children living in orphanages and subsequently started to close down the facilities, the Minister for Gender and Family...

UN rights chief alarmed by rape chants in Burundi

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has expressed outrage at an apparent widespread pattern of rallies in several provinces across Burundi, where young men from...

Farmers urged to cooperate in fight against armyworms


Farmers in the Eastern Province have been called upon to cooperate with Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) in the ongoing exercise to spray pesticides to kill armyworm, a devastative pest to...

Police issue warning against reckless driving

Police have warned motorists against reckless driving, saying violators of road safety standards that put people’s live in danger risk prosecution and revocation of their licenses.

Three injured as fire guts local beer factory in Musanze


Three people were injured and properties worth millions destroyed after fire gutted a Musanze-based local beer factory, yesterday. The incident occurred at around midday in Cyuve sector, Musanze District, according...

House help ‘thief’ fabricated boss’s bedroom keys

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has advised the public against keeping large sums of money in their homes, stating that the more money you keep at home, the higher you become...

EAC armed forces seek to harmonise college courses


Synchronising courses taught at Command and Staff Colleges of all the East African Community member states will help strengthen defence capabilities of the regional bloc, and eventually lead to a...

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Four killed in Gasabo road accident

Four people, including three children, died in a motor accident Tuesday morning, when a loaded truck lost control and ran over them. The accident took place in Nduba Sector, Gasabo...

Rwanda, Djibouti sign five bilateral agreements


Rwanda and Djibouti yesterday signed five bilateral agreements during the first day of a two-day state visit by President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame to Djibouti.

First Lady visits women union workshops in Djibouti


First Lady Jeannette Kagame arrived in Djibouti on Tuesday, for a two day state visit. The First Lady accompanied President Paul Kagame to the nation in the Horn of Africa.

Kwibuka23: Conserving remains of Genocide victims for posterity


Twenty-three years after the Genocide against the Tutsi, efforts are still underway to ensure that not only those killed the Genocide are interred in a decent place, but also to...

Joint bid to save farmers from crop ravaging armyworms


Fall Army Worm (FAW) – a type of crop pest– has infested farmers’ crops mainly maize, leaving them worried over ever recouping their investment and generally raising concerns of food...

What students should look out for when choosing a university


Having left high school last year, former Senior Six (S6) students are now preparing to join college this September.

Four killed in Gasabo road accident


Four people, among them three children, died in a motor accident Tuesday morning, when a loaded truck lost control and ran over them, an incident that took place in Nduba...

British PM calls snap general election for June 8


British Prime Minister Theresa May called for an early general election to be held on June 8, in a surprise announcement on Tuesday as Britain prepares for delicate negotiations on...

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[ORBITUARY] A tribute to Jean Sayinzoga


I was extremely saddened on Sunday, April 16 to hear about the passing of Mr Jean Sayinzoga, the Chairman of the Rwanda Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (RDRC).

North Korea ‘will test missiles weekly’, senior official says

North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite international condemnation and growing military tensions with the US.