Rwanda police return three stolen vehicles to South African owners


Barnard Kobus , a South African farmer in Free State Province lost his Toyota Land Cruiser truck in August 2012. He was in a prayer room with a friend when...

Corruption is not an African norm, Kagame says

President Paul Kagame has demystified common misconceptions about Africa such as the extent of corruption saying that such occurrences are not a characteristic of the continent. President Kagame was speaking...

Royal Television closes


Royal Television wrapped up its commercial operations in the country Tuesday, citing low revenues. According to officials, the television station closed operations yesterday but its radio station will continue operations.

Rwanda rallies world to ratify Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol


SPEEDY ratification of Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol will go a long way in benefiting individual countries in ending the use of dangerous gases (hydrofluorocarbons) and protecting climate, Environment...

How Never Again Rwanda (NAR) is promoting the values of respect and dignity to enable peace


Tomorrow Rwanda joins the rest of the world to celebrate the International Day of Peace (IDP). While the global theme for this year: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity...

Spanish oncologists to train local health professionals in cervical cancer prevention


More than 88 health professionals from 45 institutions in the country have started training in cervical cancer prevention.

Justice: Ombudsman reviews 6000 petitions


The Office of the Ombudsman has handled up to 6,080 petitions related to court rulings from October 2012 through June 2017, according to official figures.

Genocide: Burundians pinned in Ntaganzwa trial


The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court Tuesday proceeded with the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa where prosecution laid out accounts from witnesses.

Rwandan alternative packaging industry eyes external market


Rwanda’S import-export gap in packaging could be reduced as local alternative packaging manufacturers seek to tap into regional market such as Kenya, which recently banned use of non-biodegradable plastic bags.

Former ADEPR head applies for bail at Kigali High Court

Bishop Jean Sibomana, the former ADEPR representative who is accused of funds misappropriation on Tuesday prayed High Court in Kigali to grant him bail, saying he would not jump it...

Medics urged to assert their role in improving healthcare

The Minister for Health, Dr Diane Gashumba, has called on medics to play their role in saving the lives of Rwandans. Dr Gashumba made the call last Friday during deployment...

African experts push for crop improvement


Genetic plant resources should be preserved and new crop varieties developed in order to increase agricultural productivity and ensure food security, experts from the African Union have said.

Korean community in Rwanda celebrate national day

The Korean community in Rwanda, together with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, has organised ‘Korea Week’ to celebrate their national culture and heritage. The Korean Week, to run...

Genocide: Burundian refugees pinned in Ntaganzwa trial

The Specialised Chamber for International Crimes at the High Court on Tuesday proceeded with the hearing of the trial of Genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa where prosecution laid out accounts from...

Over 50 lose jobs as Royal TV closes

Royal TV, a local television station wrapped up its commercial operations in country Tuesday, citing low revenues.

First Lady Jeannette Kagame calls for an end to extremism


First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that the world is in need for peace, which is why stakeholders should do everything within their capacities to put an end to extremism...

SDG centre moves towards self-reliance and sustainability


President Paul Kagame on Monday chaired the 5th board meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals Centre for Africa, on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New...

MPs start scrutiny of agriculture efforts as planting season begins


Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Environment have kicked off a 10-day tour of the country to assess the state of agriculture as farmers prepare for...

New pay structure to benefit teachers


The Ministry of Public Service and Labour has started implementing 'pay and retention' policy for public servants to reduce salary disparity. The policy, dubbed 'Rwanda Public Sector Pay and Retention...

Kinigi: Where former poachers preach security


In the leafy and serene canopy-like greens of Northern Province’s Musanze District lies Kinigi, a sector that has gained fame as the comfy gateway to the majestic beauty of the...

Whistleblowers stepping forward, says Mutangana


Although convincing Rwandans to play the role of whistleblowers is still challenging, there has been an improvement in the numbers of those stepping forward, the Prosecutor General Jean-Bosco Mutangana has...

University of Kigali seeks more experts to boost students research

University of Kigali has opened search for 27 lecturers, mainly expatriates, as it looks to revamp research projects of master’s degree students in responding to the country’s development issues, Prof....

Youth urged to embrace spirit of entrepreneurship

The Minister for Youth, Rosemary Mbabazi, has called on the youth to embrace entrepreneurship and promote peace for the sustainable development of the country.

What the new ISO certification means for central bank

The National Bank of Rwanda early this month received International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification for meeting standards in Information Security Management System.