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...

Products by French dairy firm Lactalis Group banned in Rwanda following health concerns

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The Ministry of Health has imposed a ban on the sale and consumption of several products by French dairy firm; Lactalis Group following an investigation into their implication on children's...

Rwanda debuts at Northern Europe’s biggest travel fair

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Rwanda on Sunday concluded a barnstorming debut at Matka Nordic Travel Fair, Northern Europe’s largest tourism fair in the Finnish Capital Helsinki. A combination of traditional dances, Rwandan music and...

Insurers bow to public outcry, agree to phased premium hike

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Insurance companies have finally bowed to public pressure by revising the implementation of the recent sharp increase in insurance premiums for motor vehicles.

Can cyber crime be uprooted in Rwanda's financial sector?

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In late December last year, as most Rwandans, like the rest of the world, were in a festive mood, a local bank woke up to an electronic heist targeting billions...

Create more space to promote reading culture – minister Uwacu

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Any platform where many people converge should be used to rally for the development of the reading culture. The Minister of Sports and Culture, Julienne Uwacu has said.

Volkswagen’s Rwanda, Kenya operations will complement each other, not compete – CEO

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The entry of German carmaker, Volkswagen into the country has caused excitement with expectations of boosting the economy, better mobility experience and reduced import bill.

Robotics camp ends with call for more investment

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With more investments, the future for robotics in Rwanda presents positive prospects, officials have said

Over 20,000 join vocational schools

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Over 20,000 students who passed their Ordinary Level national examinations have been admitted in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), where they are set to acquire hands-on skills beginning...

Minister Gashumba tips police medics on proper management of Isange centres

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The Minister of Health, Dr. Diane Gashumba has urged Rwanda National Police (RNP) medical staff to aim for professional medical services and ensure proper management of Isange One Stop centres.

Watchdog probes Genocide convict Mugesera's rights violation claims

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The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has discredited claims by Genocide convict Leon Mugesera to have been denied his rights to access medical treatment, meet his lawyer and that his...

Public transport providers worry new insurance prices threaten their business

Providers of public transport services worry that new motor insurance prices are too high for meeting their costs of providing the services and have urged the government to consider working...

Kagame meets members of Chief Executives Organisation

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President Paul Kagame on Saturday met with more than 30 American members of the Chief Executives Organisation at Urugwiro Village, who are keen on investing in the country.

PHOTOS: RDB awards outstanding businesses

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Ten outstanding individuals and private companies that excelled in providing services last year were on Friday awarded by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) during its 5th edition of the Business...

Stakeholders urged to take lead in challenging harmful social norms

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Stakeholders from various sectors need to discern the causes and solutions to social norms that are destructive to society. The call was made by Cyrus Munyaburanga Nkusi, the Chief Executive...

Karemangingo, budding filmmaker debuts Rwandan film at Berlin film festival

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On February 24th, in the German capital Berlin, Rwandan history will be made. Imfura, a co-production by budding local filmmaker Samuel Inshimwe Karemangingo will be screened at this year’s edition...

Gatsibo rice farmers embrace non-agriculture activities

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Gatsibo rice farmers have started a journey towards poverty alleviation by embracing modern farming techniques that guarantees high yields. This season alone is predicted to give them over 30,000 tons...

Human Rights Commission given more responsibilities

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The National Human Rights Commission has been given more responsibilities and power to access any place where torture against a person is assumed, under the draft law approved by cabinet...

Rwanda, Tanzania to jointly mobilise funds for SGR

Ministers for Infrastructure of Rwanda and Tanzania yesterday met in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to consider implementation of the countries’ joint 521kilometre Isaka-Kigali Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project which is...

'Sticks and stones may break my bones, words will never break me.'

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The dust is settling on the controversy over how President Trump is alleged to have referred to African countries, with Haiti and El Salvador thrown in for good measure.

Kagame pardons 18 juveniles who passed national exams

President Kagame has pardoned 18 youth who were serving their respective sentences in Nyagatare juvenile Prison after displaying 'good behavior and passing national examinations with very high grades,' according to...

Banks, Telecoms, Police in joint effort to counter cyber threats

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Financial institutions, telecoms, and security organs have reaffirmed their commitment to work together to counter cyber threats in the face of current technological advancement and innovations.