Kagame meets American Jewish Committee delegation

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President Paul Kagame yesterday hosted a delegation of about 20 members of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) who were in the country on a four-day visit.

We owe adolescents perfect health – First Lady Mrs Kagame

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First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged elders to overcome the uneasiness that hinders them from ensuring the health of the young generation during their adolescent stage.

Rwanda, Afreximbank to sign $500 million trade financing deals

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Rwanda’s trade development efforts are set to receive a $500 million (about Rwf420 billion) boost from the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank).

Works begin on Rwf4.5b Korea-funded ICT facility

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Construction works of an ICT Innovation Centre was launched on Tuesday at Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC)-Kigali, in Kicukiro District. The centre is designed to use technology to enhance local...

Play about Holocaust premieres in Rwanda

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The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, on Tuesday joined scores of people to watch the premiere of ‘L’esp├Ęce Humaine’ (French for ‘human species’), a play on the Holocaust, featuring Rwandan artist...

Fast-track key integration projects, senators tell govt

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Senators have advised government to closely work with other East African Community countries to find solutions to the challenges facing major regional projects that have stalled.

Bank of Kigali evaluates interest from Morrocan bank

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Morocco’s Banque Centrale Populaire is currently in negotiations with the Bank of Kigali on the possibility of acquiring a stake in the local bank. Bank of Kigali’s Chief Executive Officer...

Govt bans import of poultry products from South Africa, Zimbabwe over bird flu

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The Ministry of Agriculture has temporally banned importation of poultry products, including chicken, eggs and chicken meat, from South Africa and Zimbabwe, following an outbreak of avian influenza, commonly known...

What is the role of private sector in healthcare delivery?

Health experts and stakeholders met in Kigali yesterday where they discussed how best to bring the private sector into the delivery of universal health care in Africa. The discussions were...

CoK, partners discuss ways to tackle education challenges

Head teachers should work closely with parents and teachers to create a good learning environment necessary to deliver quality education.

Rutaremara tips youth on nation building

The youth have been reminded of their responsibility to protect the achievements that the country has registered over the years.

Rwanda, Afreximbank negotiate $500m investment

Rwanda and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) are in talks on the bank disbursing about $500million into the country in the next one year. The talks and negotiations are taking place...

Moroccan bank expresses interest in Bank of Kigali

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Morocco's Banque Centrale Populaire is currently in negotiations with the Bank of Kigali on the possibility of acquiring a stake in the local bank. Bank of Kigali’s Chief Executive Officer...

Afreximbank conference opens in Kigali

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A three-day African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) Annual General Meeting Wednesday opened in Kigali, bringing together global experts and shareholders to discuss the future of intra-African trade.

Rwanda, Uganda police forces start joint training

Sixteen officers from Rwanda National Police and Uganda Police Force yesterday began a weeklong training in key areas of crime management. The training, being conducted at RNP General Headquarters in...

PM Murekezi calls for private sector investment in health

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Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has called on the private sector to scale up investments in the continent’s health sector to improve healthcare and help achieve universal health coverage.

NEC provisionally approves 2 candidates, final list set for July 7

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Only incumbent President Paul Kagame and Frank Habineza, of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, made the cut when the National Electoral Commission released the provisional list yesterday.

New central bank repo rate to boost lending

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The central bank has signaled commercial banks to increase loans issuance to the private sector by revising downwards the key repo rate from 6.25 per cent to 6.0 per cent.

[PHOTOS]: Agric expo ends with calls to boost livestock

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The Minister for Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, has urged Rwandans to give priority to livestock farming, saying the sector has enormous potential for exports and wealth creation...

Rwanda, Uganda police forces start joint training

Sixteen officers from Rwanda National Police and Uganda Police Force yesterday began a weeklong training in key areas of crime management. The training, being conducted at RNP General Headquarters in...

Ministers explain Rwanda’s efforts to mitigate climate change

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The Ministers in charge of environment, disaster preparedness, and agriculture yesterday held a consultative meeting with lawmakers that revolved around the effects of Climate Change.

Speaker meets UNFPA regional director

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Julitta Onabanjo, the United Nations Population Fund regional director for East and Southern Africa, yesterday paid a courtesy call on the Speaker of Parliament, Donatille Mukabalisa.

Regional aviation officials discuss liberalisation of air travel

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Representatives from member states constituting COMESA are meeting in Kigali to come up with concrete strategies on easing air travel. COMESA comprises 19 countries.

Kenya’s ruling Jubilee Party launches Manifesto

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta late Monday launched his party manifesto pledging to focus on industrialization, creation of more than 1 million jobs for the youth and expansion of infrastructure.