Parliament elects Rwanda’s representatives to EALA

Nine legislators to represent Rwanda at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) were elected at Parliament Friday by a joint session of lawmakers from the Lower Parliament and Senate.

Rwanda begins screening passengers amid Ebola outbreak in DR Congo

The Ministry of Health has introduced screening for temperature at all official border posts with the DR Congo in Rubavu and Rusizi districts following reports of Ebola outbreak in the...

Sweden drops investigation of Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder


Prosecutors in Sweden said on Friday that they would drop their investigation into Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks founder who sought refuge in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London five years ago...

Rouhani or Raisi? Iranians pick their president


Iranians have begun voting in a closely-fought presidential election that could determine Iran's pace of social and economic reform and its re-engagement with the world.

Kenyan First Lady to grace Kigali International Peace Marathon

Kenya’s First Lady Margaret Kenyatta will on Sunday join her Rwandan counterpart Jeannette Kagame to flag-off the 13th edition of Kigali International Peace Marathon.

Kagame speaks out on upcoming election, Rwanda’s vision


On the evening of Friday August 4, when the results of presidential election will be released in Kigali, commentators are unlikely to be surprised. Unless there is an unexpected occurrence,...

Germany commits Rwf75bn to Rwanda’s development plans


The Government of Rwanda and the Federal Republic of Germany have concluded development cooperation negotiations that will see the latter disburse €81 million (about Rwf75 billion).

Parliament elects EALA representatives today


PARLIAMENT is expected to elect the country’s nine representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) today.

Develop projects that address community challenges, youth told


Several youth innovative projects won cash and other prizes during the closure of an initiative dubbed ‘Pitch Night’ in Kigali on Wednesday.

Rwanda takes vice chair of African Correctional Services Association


The Commissioner General of Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS), George Rwigamba was elected vice chairperson of the African Correctional Services Association (ACSA), during the biennial conference that ended in Kigali yesterday.

Over 170kg of illegal wolfram intercepted in Rutsiro

At least 173 kilogrammes of untagged minerals were on Tuesday seized in Rutsiro District as they were being smuggled to Kigali. Police spokesperson for the Western Province, Theobard Kanamugire, said...

Is the family institution on its deathbed?


It is defined as the basic and smallest unit of society. Every person wants to belong to this unit. In fact, how one is raised within this unit largely determines...

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...