David Kabuye charged with illegal possession of firearm


Capt. (RTD) David Kabuye was yesterday arraigned before Gasabo Intermediate Court for a pre-trial hearing where he was charged with illegal possession of a firearm.

UN lauds RNP deployment in CAR


The United Nations has welcomed efforts by the Government of Rwanda to restoring peace in restive countries and early Police deployment in Central African Republic (CAR).

Former refugees start new life, hope for better future


WHEN SIMON SINGIRANKABO returned to Rwanda from DR Congo last year, he had no idea what his future life would look like. Having spent close to 20 years in the...

Cash, wedding convoys told to respect traffic rules

Private security companies that transport money as well as wedding convoys have been asked to abide by traffic regulations, a move that is aimed at curbing traffic accidents in the...

Equity Bank recovers from half-year loss

Equity Bank has posted a Rwf194.4 million net profit for the first half of this year compared to the Rwf806.3 million loss it made in the same period last year,...

Kigali gets new radio station

Rwanda's business environment and warmth toward investors has attracted a new radio station, Kiss FM.

No one owes you anything, Kagame tells RPF cadres


Yesterday at Petit Stade in Remera, Kigali, President Kagame chaired the Rwanda Patriotic Front congress. President Kagame asked members to refocus on the RPF values of respect and service to...

Nyabarongo power plant completion delays frustrate govt


The most recent deadline for the completion and handover of the 28 Megawatt Nyabarongo power dam station was April 19. It was never met.

140 Police peacekeepers head to CAR


A contingent of 140 Police officers under Rwanda Formed Police Unit (RWAFPU) will depart in four shifts to the Central African Republic (CAR) for a one year peacekeeping mission, effective...

Kagame urges Rwandans to keep working together for a bright future


President Paul Kagame yesterday reiterated that cooperation among Rwandans had been at the core of the country's fast growth and urged them to keep up the spirit to ensure the...

Bad weather major threat to faster growth


With inflation contained at a single digit, and investment in infrastructure to boost energy generation and movement of goods and services scaled-up, bad weather and decline in international commodity prices...

No excuse for failure, Kabarebe tells youth


Defence Minister, Gen James Kabarebe, has urged students in institutions of higher learning to build on the achievements made by the country to uphold national development and security

Five arrested in over Rwf580 million UNDP scam

The Rwanda National Police has arrested five people in connection with creating ghost consultancy projects and stealing over Rwf580 million from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-Rwanda.

Rwanda goes for a share of medical tourism dollars

Medical tourism has for long been a preserve of a few countries such as South Africa, India, Saudi Arabia and to some extent Kenya ” those countries with a long...

Rwf30 billion EU cash to boost regional integration


Trade across the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) region could soon be enhanced thanks to Euro33 million (about Rwf30 billion) earmarked by the European Union toward regional...

Col. Byabagamba, Rusagara charged


Col. Tom Byabagamba and retired Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara yesterday appeared before the Military Tribunal in Nyamirambo where they were charged with different counts, some jointly others individual.

Eastern Province elects new senator

Gertrude Kazarwa has been elected Eastern Province Senator in a senatorial by-election held yesterday. Kazarwa garnered 371 (80.4 per cent) out of 461 total votes cast. She garnered 371 (80.4...

Rwandans benefit from Chinese scholarships


The Chinese government has awarded scholarships to 35 Rwandan students to pursue studies in various disciplines at various levels of higher education in China. The scholarships were awarded through the...

Bugesera District gets Rwf362 million school

Plan International Rwanda has inaugurated a fully furnished school worth Rwf362m constructed to support the government's initiative of 12 Years Basic Education (12YBE), in Bugesera District.

Court remands Ruhango family murder suspects

The Muhanga Intermediate Court on Thursday denied bail to four suspects accused of involvement in the murder of six family members in Byimana Sector, Ruhango District earlier this month.

Terror trial verdict suspended

The Military High Court yesterday decided to delay a verdict in the case involving Lt. Joel Mutabazi and 15 others facing charges related to terrorism, saying it needed more time...

Burera island school's long wait for transport vessel

Teachers and pupils of Birwa 1 Primary School located on Birwa 1 island of Lake Burera have for long waited for a modern boat and lifesaver jackets to facilitate their...

Key suspects in Kayumba shooting found not guilty

A South African court has acquitted the two key suspects in the attempted murder of Rwandan exile Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa.

Rwanda, Singapore sign tax pact


Rwanda and Singapore have signed a Double Taxation Avoidance (DTA) Agreement. The agreement was signed on Tuesday by Rwanda's Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, and her Singaporean...