Kagame pardons 18 juveniles who passed national exams

President Kagame has pardoned 18 youth who were serving their respective sentences in Nyagatare juvenile Prison and after displaying "good behavior and passing national examinations with very high grades," according...

Banks, Telecoms, Police in joint effort to counter cyber threats


Financial institutions, telecoms, and security organs have reaffirmed their commitment to work together to counter cyber threats in the face of current technological advancement and innovations.

Students report back for first term


Secondary school students yesterday started reporting back to their respective schools for the first term. Timothy Kisambira.

Beef dealers put on alert over standards


Butcheries in the City of Kigali which do not meet quality standards will soon be closed, government’s livestock and agriculture inspection organs announced yesterday.

Legal Aid Week to focus on drug abuse awareness


This year’s Legal Aid Week will focus on raising awareness about the dangers of drug abuse, legal and rights awareness, officials said.

E-procurement system cuts malpractices in public tenders


An online-based procurement system, which the government rolled out six months ago, has proven to prevent malpractices which characterised public tenders such as falsification of documents and corruption, according to...

Rwanda Biomedical Centre in blood donation drive

The Ministry of Health through Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) is organising a blood donation drive that will coincide with a pop up fresh produce market.

Gasabo's new office complex to improve service delivery


Gasabo District’s new office complex is expected to lead to improved service delivery by centralising all services, officials said.

Deceased Rwandan medic to be repatriated from South Africa for burial in Rwanda


Remains of the Rwandan doctor who was recently found dead in South Africa are expected to be repatriated for burial in Rwanda on Saturday.

Transporters urged on safety as students return to school

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has urged public transporters, head teachers and parents to coordinate with police to ensure the safety of students as they start returning back to school on...

Investments in Rwanda increase by over $500m

Rwanda’s total registered investments rose by over $500 million in 2017 to $1.675 billion up from $1.16 billion in 2016.

10 things you need to know about Volkswagen Rwanda deal


The first Made-in-Rwanda car by German carmaker Volkswagen could hit the roads in May this year, according to the firm’s officials. This follows an announcement by the firm that they...

Online platform to share solutions to global environment challenges launched in Kigali


The Government of Rwanda, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Republic of Korea, yesterday, launched a web-based Centre of Excellence to share knowledge relevant...

Dar-Kigali railway a game changer – transport minister


The envisaged Standard Gauge Railway that will link the Tanzanian port of Dar es Salaam and Kigali is a game changer, the state minister for transport has said.

King Faisal Hospital deploys Artificial Intelligence to reduce diagnosis time


King Faisal Hospital, Kigali has deployed artificial intelligence in its emergency department to improve patient care through reducing the time taken in diagnosing patients.

Breastfeeding for 6 months halves diabetes risk in women – study

Breastfeeding for six months or longer appears to significantly cut the risk of a woman developing type 2 diabetes, a 30-year U.S. study said Tuesday.

East Africa will remain fastest-growing in Africa in coming years – UN report

Projecting Africa’s aggregate growth and domestic product (GDP) to grow at 3.5 percent in 2018, and 3.7 percent in 2019, a new UN report reiterates that East Africa remains fastest-growing...

PLE top performers share their inspirations

Shania Nyakare, an 11 year-old from Sparrow Parents School in Kabuga, scored aggregate 5.

SPONSORED: Intensifying efforts in fighting air pollution causing respiratory infections


As Rwandans usher into the new year of 2018, the ministry of environment through Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA) has devised new measures while strengthen the existing ones to ensure...

SPONSORED: Adaptation to Climate change project transforms lives of rural communities in Musanze and Nyabihu districts


When Mugogo lowland became like a lake due to persistent flooding, farmers in Musanze district thought they could no longer enjoy maize, Irish potatoes, vegetables and sorghum they used to...

RDB: Rwanda registered investments worth $1.6bn, in 2017


Rwanda attracted investments worth 1.675B in 2017, according to latest figures from Rwanda Development Board (RDB). This represents a significant increase of over $500 million from investments registered the previous...

Trial of genocide militia boss Mugimba resumes at High Court


High Court on Thursday resumed the trial of Genocide suspect Jean Baptiste Mugimba, the former secretary general of the CDR, an extremist political outfit. CDR was a club of Hutu...

Volkswagen to invest $20M in local assembly plant and mobility solution

German carmaker Volkswagen has announced a $20M investment in a local assembly plant and mobility solution expected to begin production in the second quarter of this year.

Musanze potato plant to increase production five-fold


Musanze-based potato processing plant, which produces the Winnaz Crisps brand, is set to scale up its production capacity five-fold, officials have said.