Bank of Kigali to announce winners of Rwf60m interest-free Wednesday

The long wait for who will win Bank of Kigali’s inaugural Urumuri Entrepreneurship initiative Rwf60 million interest free loan comes to an end tomorrow when the Bank announces the winners.

Law students need empowerment to handle conflicts-official

As the region continues to grapple with conflicts, there is a need to build capacity for upcoming law students, particularly those focusing on international humanitarian law and human rights to...

Japanese firms use office drones to encourage overworking employees to go home

Japan has been known for long-hour work culture for decades, but some companies are trying to change that. By using office drones that play a farewell song, companies want to...

Pharmaceutical regulatory services to be offered online

Pharmaceutical businesses in Rwanda are set to benefit from the newly launched pharmaceutical regulatory information management system (prims), an online portal launched yesterday by the ministry of Health.

RPF to host international meet on liberation


The RPF Inkotanyi will Tuesday hold a one-day international conference that will bring together global leaders and scholars among others to discuss the liberation journey of the African continent.

Public-private partnerships key to achieving SDGs in Africa – Kagame

Developing countries need to embrace public-private partnerships if the world is to achieve the global transformational agenda, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), President Paul Kagame has said.

RPF at 30: Rwandans in Denmark celebrate by feeding the homeless


Members of the RPF-Inkotanyi in Denmark opened the celebration of the party's 30th anniversary with a charity event that saw them visit and serve Rwandan traditional and contemporary meals to...

Rwanda to host AU Peace and Security experts retreat

The Rwanda Peace Academy will this week host the committee of experts from 15 countries of the AU Peace and Security Council (AU PSC). The week-long retreat kicks off Monday,...

RPF at 30: Rwandans in UK celebrate achievements


In City of Reading of the United Kingdom this Saturday, members of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) celebrated 30 years of the party's existence

Three arrested over Rwf1bn SIM box fraud targeting MTN Rwanda


Between January and October this year, MTN Rwanda and Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) lost about Rwf1Billion in revenues owing to sim-boxing fraud.

New drive to ease access to specialised medical care


Ordinarily, a Rwandan seeking specialized treatment abroad would go through a rigorous process. Most of them go through agents of various international hospitals who will come with a markup price...

How realistic are proposals in property tax bill?


The Minister for Finance Claver Gatete recently introduced to Parliament a revised property tax bill geared towards increasing the Taxman’s revenues.

Combatting drug abuse is striving for human rights, says Busingye


The Minister of Justice, Johnson Busingye has said that government will do whatever it can to uproot drug abuse in the country as part of its mandate to safeguard human...

Activists, Justice ministry in drive to eliminate sexual violence against women with disabilities


Activists have called for strict and joint measures to fight sexual violence against women with disabilities considering that 26 per cent of the recent surveyed women responded that they face...

Sixty ex-street children reunited with families after rehabilitation

A total of 66 former street children who had been undergoing therapy at Gitagata Rehabilitation Centre in Bugesera District were on Friday reunited with their families.

Seven Kenyan artistes killed in road accident

ELDORET- At least seven Kenyan artistes died in a road accident on Saturday evening after a vehicle they were traveling in was involved in an accident along the busy Nakuru-Eldoret...

CNLG calls for end to impunity as world marks Genocide day


As the world marks the international day of Commemoration genocide, Rwanda is calling for the international community especially countries hosting genocide fugitives to arrest, prosecute in their country or extradite...

New climate resilience and forest investment programmes seek funding


Two major investment programmes in need of investments of more than $600 million will be presented to the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) at their board meeting in Washington DC next...

The humbling experience of trekking gorillas


Sometimes travel guidelines should come with a colour code to show the level of importance one ought to attach to them. I think in a bid not to worry prospective...

Neza and Masamba thrill revelers at final edition of Jazz Junction


Jazz has arguably made name in Kigali going by the hundreds of revelers who turned up in numbers to experience the best of Jazz music Friday evening at this year’s...

First Lady tips youth on passion, innovation


First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged young people to keep nurturing their talents if they are to bring to the world the relevant global solutions for socio-economic development.

Kagame urges African govts to cut the red tape


President Paul Kagame has called on African governments to work on improving business conditions to achieve the much desired private sector led growth.

Central Africa foreign ministers seek ways to bring peace, stability in region


Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo has rallied regional counterparts to do everything possible, together, and ensure sustainable peace to the wider region for the benefit of their countries’ populations.

Together we can beat corruption, PM tells public


Fighting corruption is tricky given that both parties involved are aware that what they are doing is illegal and do their best to cover it up, officials said yesterday.