Three injured as speeding Tanzanian truck overturns

Motorists using Rwamagana-Kigali highway spent hours Thursday evening clogged in traffic after a trailer carrying 35 tonnes of maize overturned injuring all on board including the driver and two turnboys.

Active BK counter fails to inspire weekly turnover


The total weekly turnover at the bourse slumped to Rwf 45.5 million this week, from Rwf 268.4 million last week in spite of Bank of Kigali's (BK) busy share activity.

Rwanda to support WTO to end global stalemate


The Government has committed to supporting the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to bring to an end the ongoing global stalemate in the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement that was...

EAX in search of grains to meet soaring demand


There isn't enough supply stock of grains, especially maize, in the country to meet the massive demand for the farm produce.

New UN Great Lakes envoy calls on Kagame


The UN Special Envoy to the Great Lakes Region, Said Djinnit, yesterday paid a courtesy call on President Paul Kagame with whom they discussed a range of issues, including the...

CAR President lauds Rwanda on intervention


The President of the Central African Republic, Catherine Samba-Panza, has lauded Rwanda for its role in restoring peace and security and taking a noble initiative to send peacekeepers to her...

Norway to extradite another Genocide suspect


A Norwegian court on Wednesday ruled to extradite Eugene Nkuranyabahizi, 41, to Rwanda to stand trial for his role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Nigerian online streaming service firm opens shop in Rwanda


iROKO Partners has replaced its London office with one in Kigali, as it shift focus of its online television streaming services to the African market.

Paralegals will help ease cost of justice, says Busingye


The Minister for Justice, Johnston Busingye, has applauded the work of paralegals in extending legal services to the poor across the country.

Nyamagabe man held over death of own mother

Police in Nyamagabe District have arrested a man suspected of killing his own mother over an alleged longstanding debt.

Rwanda to host UN training for female prisons officers

Rwanda Correctional Services (RCS) will next week host the pre-deployment training for female corrections officers destined for peacekeeping operations.

Officials meet over exam malpractice

Educators and other stakeholders on Wednesday vowed to end examination malpractices in the Eastern Province.

Leaking 'flammable substance' caused city fire, witnesses say


Sparks from welding torches came from the second floor of a city centre commercial complex, making contact with highly flammable substances that ignited one of the wildest fires in the...

Career: Dr Binagwaho tips on juggling education and work


Following its merger, the University of Rwanda passed out its first graduates in various disciplines and levels this year and among them was Dr Agnès Binagwaho, the Minister for Health.

Cassava farmers wary as viral disease ravages crops


CASSAVA FARMERS in the southern districts of Kamonyi and Ruhango have expressed concerns following a wanton attack of cassava brown streak disease (CBSD), which has decimated dozens of hectares of...

Why Rwanda remains most competitive EAC economy


Rwanda has moved up four places in the annual Global Competitiveness Index, retaining its pole position as the most competitive economy in the region and third on the continent.

WTO chief in Rwanda over global trade deal stalemate

The Director-General of World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo, is today expected to call on the Minister for Trade and Industry to discuss ways to end an ongoing stalemate in...

Policing a post-genocide society: Towards further reform

By the late 1990s, the communal police force had grown in numbers. However, by this time, the creation of a national police force managed and paid centrally and operating nationally...

Rwandan youth benefit from new Japan scholarship programme


Fourteen young Rwandans are set to pursue further studies at different Japanese institutions under a new scholarship programme dubbed Africa Business Education (ABE) initiative.

Experts warn of climate change effects


There is need for concerted efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change if future water insecurity is to be curbed, experts have warned.

Savings culture takes shape among Ngoma farmers

Farmers in Rukumberi Sector, Ngoma District have embraced a savings culture which they believe will help uplift their livelihoods.

Mushikiwabo rallies Africa to fight terror

African countries should work together and take timely actions to address the global challenge of terrorism, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo, said on Tuesday.

Somalia offers al-Shabab members amnesty

MOGADISHU - Somalia's government has offered an amnesty to fighters of Islamist group al-Shabab, amid uncertainty over whether its leader survived a US air strike.

Sotloff beheading: Obama warning to Islamic State

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has vowed the US will not be intimidated, after Islamic State militants released a video showing the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff. Mr Obama...