University of Rwanda to open tourism and hospitality management school


University of Rwanda’s College of Business and Economics plans to open a school of tourism and management. This was announced during a workshop at the college’s Gikondo campus, yesterday.

Estate developers urged to invest in affordable housing


Estate developers have been called on to work with banks to secure necessary funding to put up affordable housing units and infrastructure, and partaking in development of secondary cities.

Rwanda's GDP grew by 6.9% in 2015


Rwanda's economy grew by 6.9 percent last year, raking in Rwf 5,837 billion, up from Rwf 5,395 billion in 2014, according to the Growth Domestic Product (GDP) figures released this...

Man to return millions to people for online prayers

A Seattle man running a so-called Christian prayer website and other businesses will return millions of dollars to consumers nationwide who paid for prayers, the Washington state attorney general said.

Amb. Karitanyi presents credentials to The Queen


The Rwandan High Commissioner to the UK, Amb. Yamina Karitanyi, yesterday presented her letters of commission to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony held at Buckingham Palace.

Four arrested over fake money

Police in Kigali have arrested four men suspected of dealing in counterfeit money. The quartet was caught red-handed, on Tuesday, in Batsinda, Gisozi Sector of Gasabo District, with fake currency...

Rubavu man arrested over conning job seekers

Police are holding a man suspected of impersonating government officials and conning unsuspecting job seekers of their money.

Nearly 40% rural water supply systems need revamp – WASAC


Up to 393 of the 1,029 rural water supply systems need urgent rehabilitation if government is too meet its envisioned target of having 100 per cent Rwandans accessing clean water...

EAC citizens not eating ‘enough’ fish, says report


There is low consumption of fish among East African Community (EAC) citizens, a report presented by a standing committee of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) on Tuesday shows.

Leader of Chinese congress to visit Rwanda

In what officials see as a milestone in bilateral relations between Rwanda and China, the chairperson of the standing committee of the National Congress of the People’s Republic of China...

Over 225 million women still have no access to family planning services: UNFPA

More than 225 million people who want access to family planning cannot get it, UN Population Fund (UNFPA) executive director Babatunde Osotimehin said Tuesday.

[PHOTOS]: Made-in-Rwanda is a win for all - Kanimba


Made-in-Rwanda campaign will support self-reliance and create more jobs for Rwandans, among other benefits, Trade and Industry Minister Francois Kanimba has said.

[VIDEO]: Is Burundi so desperate to shift blame?


News broke last week that Burundi had arrested a Rwandan national who was allegedly on a spying mission on their territory.

MPs observe Commonwealth Day, pledge to promote shared goals


Parliamentarians have pledged to further promote human rights and regional integration through parliamentary diplomacy within the Commonwealth group of nations.

Nyabugogo businesses lose Rwf178m to flooding annually, shows survey


Researchers have warned that small businesses around Nyabugogo River, Gatsata and other water catchment areas in Kigali could face further losses due to flooding if no urgent actions are taken...

Nyabihu woman arrested with 60kg of cannabis

Police in Nyabihu District are holding a woman in connection with trafficking narcotic drugs into the country. Gaudence Murekatete was taken into custody on Monday evening after police officers recovered...

Best school science project rewarded


Gashora Girls’ Academy emerged the winner of this year’s Rwanda Education Board (REB) science competition that is geared at encouraging secondary school students to study science, technology and innovation.

REB awards laptops to outstanding teachers

Rwanda Education Board (REB) has awarded laptops to 30 outstanding teachers selected from across the country.

Burundian-registered cars: Refugees given reprieve

The government has given Burundian refugees who have moved into the country with cars two months (renewable once) temporary admissions after which they will have to pay Rwf20,000 ($30) each...

Mother Teresa will be made saint in September

Pope Francis has set the canonisation date, yesterday, paving the way for the nun who cared for the poorest of the poor to become the centerpiece of his yearlong focus...

Mindset change will deliver a transformed Africa, says Kagame


President Paul Kagame has said that Africa’s transformation will first happen at the level of mindsets before it is translated into concrete actions.

Agaciro Fund seeks to diversify investments after going global


Agaciro Development Fund (AgDF) will, in the coming days, begin diversifying investments and improving its policies.

MPs want more health awareness campaigns


Parliament has urged the government to increase awareness campaigns on the benefits of exercising regularly as a means to maintain both physical and mental health.

Capacity Building Foundation pledges more support to Rwanda


The African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) has pledged continued support to the Government of Rwanda as a way of facilitating the country achieve its vision of becoming a middle income...