RPF at 30: Rwandans in UK celebrate achievements


In City of Reading of the United Kingdom this Saturday, members of the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF-Inkotanyi) celebrated 30 years of the party's existence

Three arrested over Rwf1bn SIM box fraud targeting MTN Rwanda


Between January and October this year, MTN Rwanda and Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) lost about Rwf1Billion in revenues owing to sim-boxing fraud.

New drive to ease access to specialised medical care


Ordinarily, a Rwandan seeking specialized treatment abroad would go through a rigorous process. Most of them go through agents of various international hospitals who will come with a markup price...

How realistic are proposals in property tax bill?


The Minister for Finance Claver Gatete recently introduced to Parliament a revised property tax bill geared towards increasing the Taxman’s revenues.

Combatting drug abuse is striving for human rights, says Busingye


The Minister of Justice, Johnson Busingye has said that government will do whatever it can to uproot drug abuse in the country as part of its mandate to safeguard human...

Activists, Justice ministry in drive to eliminate sexual violence against women with disabilities


Activists have called for strict and joint measures to fight sexual violence against women with disabilities considering that 26 per cent of the recent surveyed women responded that they face...

Sixty ex-street children reunited with families after rehabilitation

A total of 66 former street children who had been undergoing therapy at Gitagata Rehabilitation Centre in Bugesera District were on Friday reunited with their families.

Seven Kenyan artistes killed in road accident

ELDORET- At least seven Kenyan artistes died in a road accident on Saturday evening after a vehicle they were traveling in was involved in an accident along the busy Nakuru-Eldoret...

CNLG calls for end to impunity as world marks Genocide day


As the world marks the international day of Commemoration genocide, Rwanda is calling for the international community especially countries hosting genocide fugitives to arrest, prosecute in their country or extradite...

New climate resilience and forest investment programmes seek funding


Two major investment programmes in need of investments of more than $600 million will be presented to the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) at their board meeting in Washington DC next...

The humbling experience of trekking gorillas


Sometimes travel guidelines should come with a colour code to show the level of importance one ought to attach to them. I think in a bid not to worry prospective...

Neza and Masamba thrill revelers at final edition of Jazz Junction


Jazz has arguably made name in Kigali going by the hundreds of revelers who turned up in numbers to experience the best of Jazz music Friday evening at this year’s...

First Lady tips youth on passion, innovation


First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged young people to keep nurturing their talents if they are to bring to the world the relevant global solutions for socio-economic development.

Kagame urges African govts to cut the red tape


President Paul Kagame has called on African governments to work on improving business conditions to achieve the much desired private sector led growth.

Central Africa foreign ministers seek ways to bring peace, stability in region


Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo has rallied regional counterparts to do everything possible, together, and ensure sustainable peace to the wider region for the benefit of their countries’ populations.

Together we can beat corruption, PM tells public


Fighting corruption is tricky given that both parties involved are aware that what they are doing is illegal and do their best to cover it up, officials said yesterday.

MPs express reservations over move to ease restrictions on ownership, sale of firearms


Some parliamentarians have raised concerns over a move to relax restriction on individual acquisition and sale of fire arms in the country, saying it could constitute a security threat.

Economic opportunities for women helping to prevent gender-based violence


Eugenia [not real name] is a 35-year-old woman from Rwamagana District. She is married with two children, and they live off produce from their land. There are limited employment opportunities...

You are worthy envoys of Rwanda: UN to RDF troops


The United Nations has hailed the Rwandan troops serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) as “worthy ambassadors” of their country and of the UN.

Senator calls for repatriation of former king Musinga's remains

Vice president of Senate Jeanne d’Arc Gakuba has called upon all concerned organs to marshal efforts to ensure the repatriation of the remains of former King of Rwanda, Yuhi V...

Five arrested over child labour


Police in Karongi District are holding five people for allegedly involving underage children in hard labour.

[SPONSORED] SFH Rwanda well positioned to curb new HIV infections


World AIDS Day is held on 1 December each year and is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living...

Rwanda peacekeepers in UNMISS decorated with UN service medal


Rwanda peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were decorated with UN Peacekeeping medals in recognition for the professionalism and gallant service in carrying out their...

Corruption hampers development – PM Ngirente

Despite the progress registered in the fight against corruption, more efforts are still needed to completely uproot the vice in the country to sustain the momentum towards development.