Rwanda showcases drone technology at WEF 2018

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Rwanda, on the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 yesterday, showcased its advancements in drone technology.

Minister Uwizeyimana: Plea bargain will help in fighting organised crime

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Government wants to include plea bargain in the code of criminal procedure as one of the strategies to effectively fight organised crime, according to State Minister for Legal and Constitutional...

Government leases e-waste facility

The Government is today expected to sign a ten-year lease agreement with a private investor to manage and operate the E-Waste Dismantling and Recycling facility located in Bugesera District.

The Rwandan youth who developed Volkswagen’s mobility solution

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When Volkswagen announced that part of their $20 million investment in Rwanda included rolling out a mobility solution, most would have imagined that they would be bringing an international renowned...

Rwanda makes progress on continental agric plan

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Rwanda got the highest score, on Agricultural Transformation in Africa, and emerged 2017 Best performing country in implementing the seven commitments of the June 2014 Malabo Declaration.

Medical group donates Rwf10m to Agaciro fund

The management of Rwanda Medical Association (BUFMAR) on Tuesday donated Rwf10 million to Agaciro Development Fund to support the country’s self-reliance effort.

Youth volunteers contribution valued at Rwf630 million

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One writer said that ‘youth are powerful. They represent courage with wisdom and energy with will power to drive change and take leadership.’

Eastern Province free of foot and mouth disease

Agriculture and animal resource minister, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, has declared the Eastern Province free of foot and mouth disease and removed the quarantine on animal movements for the first time...

Kagame in Davos for World Economic Forum

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President Paul Kagame is in Davos, Switzerland where he will be joining a host of world leaders and captains of industry from around the globe for this year’s edition of...

Hugh Masekela, South African jazz trumpeter, dies

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Trumpeter and singer Hugh Masekela, known as the “father of South African jazz” who used his music in the fight against apartheid, has died from prostate cancer, his family said...

Areruya returns to a hero’s welcome

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After a historic triumph at the 13th La Tropicale Amissa Bongo on Sunday, champion Joseph Areruya and entire Team Rwanda delegation were treated to a hero’s welcome when they landed...

Kagame in Davos for World Economic Forum

President Paul Kagame is in Davos, Switzerland where he will be joining a host of world leaders and captains of industry from around the globe for this year’s edition of...

Chronic drinking in adolescence adds risks of liver diseases in adulthood: study

SAN FRANCISCO -- Swedish researchers confirmed in a study published Sunday that chronic consumption of alcohol during adolescence can lead to greater risk of developing liver diseases later in life.

There’s no secret deal with Israel on relocation of migrants - Mushikiwabo

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The Government of Rwanda has dismissed claims of a secret deal entered with their Israeli counterparts regarding the relocation of African migrants. For months, global media has been awash with...

Phase-out of double shift system will enhance education quality – officials

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The Ministry of Education is in the process of phasing out double shift system in primary schools, a move that many say will improve education quality. According to the State...

Parliament starts scrutiny of draft electoral code

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Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Affairs yesterday started examining the draft organic law governing elections, a bill that seeks to align the electoral code with the new...

RURA to revise SIM card registration rules

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In light of growing sim card related fraud, the Rwanda Utilities and Regulatory Authority is set to introduce new SIM-card registration regulations. The telecom industry has in recent months witnessed...

30th AU summit kicks off with envoys session

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Under the framework of the 30th African Union (AU) summit, the 35th ordinary session of the AU Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) officially opened on Monday at the headquarters of the...

Schools urged on new curricula

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Teachers across the country have been urged to start fully implementing the new competency-based curriculum. The call was made on Monday by the Minister for Education, Eugene Mutimura, who was...

PHOTOS: Faith-based organisations in fresh drive against drug abuse

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Faith-based organisations have laid out strategies to reinforce the national efforts in the fight against illicit drugs.

Genocide suspect Ntaganzwa rejects lawyer

The trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa took another twist Monday when he told court that he was rejecting his defence counsel Laurent Bugabo, who was assigned to him by...

Single African Air Transport Market to be launched this week

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African Union Heads of State will later this week launch the long-awaited Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The initiative, which is part of the wide...

Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

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Former international football star George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia, the first peaceful democratic transfer of power in the West African country in more than seven...

Genocide suspect Ntaganzwa rejects lawyer

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The trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa took another twist Monday when he told court that he was rejecting his defence counsel Laurent Bugabo, who was assigned to him by...