WhatsApp experiences global outage once again

WhatsApp Messenger users across the world are currently facing issues in sending and receiving messages, an incident that started Thursday morning, particularly in Kigali where users have expressed concerns.

Africa must own her own problems – security experts


Participants at the just-concluded National Security Symposium 2017 have highlighted the need for African problems to be owned by Africans themselves as a means to ensure peace and sustainable development...

Amb. Karitanyi presents credentials in Irish Republic


Rwandan High Commissioner Yamina Karitanyi on Tuesday presented her letters of credence to the President of Ireland, Michael Higgins, at a formal ceremony held at Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin.

What Rwanda needs to achieve 6.2 per cent economic growth


Rwanda’s economy is this year expected to pick up pace and grow by 6.2 per cent largely driven by the recovery of the agriculture sector and growth in exports.

[PHOTOS]: How Rwanda can leverage financial technology to drive inclusion


A two-day conference dubbed, "Dot Finance Africa," opened in Kigali yesterday with experts in finance and information technology sectors calling for leveraging of financial technology (FinTech) to drive financial inclusion

MIDIMAR expects over 12000 returnees by July 2018


At least12,000 Rwandans who still live in foreign countries as refugees could return home between July and June next year as a result of implementation of the Cessation Clause, officials...

Genocide: Danish court remands fugitive until June 15

A Rwandan arrested in Denmark earlier this week over an outstanding arrest warrant pertaining to his role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi has been remanded by a Danish...

Foot and mouth disease: Livestock movement banned in E. Province


The Ministry of Agriculture has banned livestock movement from Nyagatare District following an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the area.

New deal seeks to encourage investments in youth agribusiness


Rwanda Youth in Agribusiness Forum (RYAF) has signed a five-year partnership with Ghanaian African Agribusiness Incubation Network (AAIN) to support youth in agribusiness. The partnership is hinged on encouraging the...

UR surgical students in voluntary circumcision awareness campaign

SURGICAL students at University of Rwanda have launched an HIV prevention mobilisation week through voluntary medical male ircumcision. The launch took place on Saturday in Rusororo Sector in Gasabo District...

City of Kigali supports women cooperatives

City of Kigali has offered Rwf30 million financial support to 12 women cooperatives, four from each of the city’s three districts, to boost their businesses which have been struggling.

[PHOTOS]: Turks join Rwandans in community work in Ankara


The Rwandan community in Ankara, Turkey was joined by Turkish citizens and some friends of Rwanda in a community work activity that was held in Rwanda Park, an area that...

Ms Geek Africa winner on her project and future plans


This year, Girls in ICT Rwanda in partnership with Smart Africa secretariat expanded the competition to all its member states to crown the first ever Ms. Geek Africa.

MTN slapped with Rwf7bn fine


Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Wednesday imposed a Rwf7 billion fine on MTN Rwanda Ltd over what the regulator said was non-compliance with licensing obligations by the latter, according...

Trade deal with EU, Secretariat funding mechanism top agenda of EAC Summit


The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) partner states and the European Union, search for a sustainable financing mechanism and assent to bills passed by the regional...

Global youth share social transformation innovations


At least 100 young leaders and innovators from sub-Saharan Africa, Middle East and Canada are gathered at a young innovators meeting in Bugesera District to share experience, best practices and...

Coops urged to enhance service delivery


Members of cooperatives have been urged to improve service delivery to meet the target of improving lives.

BK interest-free credit scheme to benefit eight businesses


Eight businesses are set to benefit from Bank of Kigali’s ‘Urumuri Initiative,’ designed to facilitate select entrepreneurs to access interest-free credit to help them grow their businesses.

Africa calls for funding to restore degraded forests, land


Investing in forest and landscape restoration as well as ensuring their sustainability will improve livelihoods of African people, experts have said.

Genocide: Rwandan faces extradition from Denmark


Police in Denmark have in custody a 49-year-old man suspected of participating in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

[PHOTOS]: Police Week 2017 activities launched


Rwanda National Police (RNP), yesterday, launched a month-long countrywide community development and anti-crime awareness activities as part of its 17th anniversary.

Justice ministry toughens stance on delayed and abandoned projects


There is no value for money in delayed or abandoned contracts or projects as it results into waste of taxpayers’ money, the Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Justice has...

Second Ebola case confirmed in DR Congo

The World Health Organisation says a second case of Ebola has been confirmed by laboratory testing amid an outbreak in a remote corner of northern Congo. WHO said Tuesday that...

Govt seeks to expedite creation of food and medicine authority

Years after the law establishing Rwanda Food and Medicine Authority (RFMA) was passed, the institution has not been created. But the Government has not given up on it and now...