Rwamagana parents, teachers start new school


A section of parents and teachers have teamed up to open a new private primary school in Rwamagana District.

Lightning kills soldier, civilian in Musanze

Lightning killed a soldier on patrol and a civilian in two separate incidents and locations in Musanze District on Friday, Police confirmed. Two other people were injured in Kinigi and...

Coop Bill tops regional assembly plenary

The regional assembly Eala resumes business this week sitting in Kigali with legislators expected to debate EAC Cooperatives Bill, 2014, that comes up for the second and third reading.

Kagame urges Abunzi to uphold work ethics


President Paul Kagame has told members of mediation committees, popularly known as Abunzi, to uphold their values since Rwandans believe in the work they do.

School feeding programme gets off to a shaky start


A new school feeding scheme in the 12-Year Basic Education (12YBE) schools has been welcomed by many but there are already concerns about its sustainability.

FARG officials grilled over shoddy, abandoned projects


Top officials of the Fund for the Support of Genocide Survivors (FARG) were on Thursday tasked by lawmakers to explain errors that were noticed in coordination and implementation of their...

Civil society wants tough action against BBC over revisionist film


The Rwandan Civil Society Platform, yesterday, petitioned the Ministry of Local Government to consider tough action against the BBC over what they describe as a revisionist documentary; 'Rwanda's Untold Story'...

Rwanda showcases tea, coffee at Mumbai exhibition


Rwanda is participating in the biggest Automation trade fair in the South East Asian region with more than 850 exhibitors and co-exhibitors.

Businesses want EAC to expedite process to harmonise tax regimes

Inefficiency, corruption and unharmonised tax regimes could slow down regional efforts to attain impressive economic growth in the region, business leaders have warned.

Businesses train in community policing

Over 400 businessmen and women on Thursday started a three-day workshop on community policing, under the theme 'Community Policing as a contemporary police strategy'. The training, conducted at Nkumba training...

Angola to replace Rwanda on UN Security Council

Angola was yesterday elected to replace Rwanda as a non-permanent member of the United Nations Security Council after garnering the required two-thirds of votes at the UN General Assembly in...

Two die, 28 injured in Kayonza mine accident


Two people died on the spot while 28 others were injured after a mine caved in on Wednesday in Rwinkwavu mines, Kayonza District. The victims were employees of Rwinkwavu Wolfram...

Hygiene campaign launched in schools


More efforts are needed from various partners to promote hand washing culture, especially among school-going children, to prevent sanitation diseases. The remarks were made by health officials as the country...

One dies, 14 injured in lightning strikes

One person was killed while 14 others were injured after lightning struck different locations in Gakenke and Gatsibo districts on Wednesday. At least five people were seriously injured after lightning...

Musanze devt partners commit Rwf6.5bn support

Musanze development partners grouped, under their umbrella association, Joint Action Development Forum (JADF), have committed to supporting the district in implementing performance targets during the financial year 2014/2015.

EAC contributes medics to help contain Ebola

The five East African Community (EAC) partner states on Thursday committed to contribute a team of medical experts, and funds to support Ebola Virus Disease Containment in West Africa.

50 best farmers to be awarded through Yield competition

Fifty four farmers selected from 18 sectors around the country are to be awarded by the International Fertiliser Development Centre (IFDC) for registering good yields.This was announced by Cyprien Uwitije,...

RNP, Turkish Police seek stronger ties

A delegation of three officials from the Turkish National Police (TNP) force visited the Rwanda National Police headquarters in Kacyiru, yesterday, and held discussions with the top management on how...

We must fast-track devt for citizens, Kagame says


The East African Community (EAC) partner states must move faster and put in place all the building blocks to achieve prosperity, President Paul Kagame has said. The President was yesterday...

Mushikiwabo: Burundi yet to grant probe of Rweru bodies


The Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, has rebutted claims by a Burundian official that bodies discovered on the shores of Lake Rweru were from Rwanda.

MPs task Naeb on meat exports


Lawmakers have called on the National Agricultural Export Board (Naeb) to do more to widen export base of the country.

Experts call for early breast cancer screening


Breast cancer prevalence can only be checked if people turned up for early screening, experts have warned. The observation was made by health officials while briefing journalists on the breast...

Akabenzi: Insatiable appetite for the delicacy on the rise


Pork, or what is popularly known as Akabenzi, is a popular delicacy in Rwanda. The abattoirs are busy as hordes of pigs are ferried to the slaughter house every day,...

Overcome negative mindsets and open up borders “ Kagame


President Paul Kagame has urged East Africans to overcome mindsets that prevent the region from entirely opening up its borders to increased trade and the easy movement of people.