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


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


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


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


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


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


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.'


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


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.

Students report back for first term


Secondary school students yesterday started reporting back to their respective schools for the first term. Timothy Kisambira.

Beef dealers put on alert over standards


Butcheries in the City of Kigali which do not meet quality standards will soon be closed, government’s livestock and agriculture inspection organs announced yesterday.

Legal Aid Week to focus on drug abuse awareness


This year’s Legal Aid Week will focus on raising awareness about the dangers of drug abuse, legal and rights awareness, officials said.

E-procurement system cuts malpractices in public tenders


An online-based procurement system, which the government rolled out six months ago, has proven to prevent malpractices which characterised public tenders such as falsification of documents and corruption, according to...

Rwanda Biomedical Centre in blood donation drive

The Ministry of Health through Rwanda Biomedical Centre (RBC) is organising a blood donation drive that will coincide with a pop up fresh produce market.

Gasabo's new office complex to improve service delivery


Gasabo District’s new office complex is expected to lead to improved service delivery by centralising all services, officials said.

Deceased Rwandan medic to be repatriated from South Africa for burial in Rwanda


Remains of the Rwandan doctor who was recently found dead in South Africa are expected to be repatriated for burial in Rwanda on Saturday.

Transporters urged on safety as students return to school

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has urged public transporters, head teachers and parents to coordinate with police to ensure the safety of students as they start returning back to school on...

Investments in Rwanda increase by over $500m

Rwanda’s total registered investments rose by over $500 million in 2017 to $1.675 billion up from $1.16 billion in 2016.

10 things you need to know about Volkswagen Rwanda deal


The first Made-in-Rwanda car by German carmaker Volkswagen could hit the roads in May this year, according to the firm’s officials. This follows an announcement by the firm that they...

Online platform to share solutions to global environment challenges launched in Kigali


The Government of Rwanda, together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with support from the Republic of Korea, yesterday, launched a web-based Centre of Excellence to share knowledge relevant...

Dar-Kigali railway a game changer – transport minister


The envisaged Standard Gauge Railway that will link the Tanzanian port of Dar es Salaam and Kigali is a game changer, the state minister for transport has said.

King Faisal Hospital deploys Artificial Intelligence to reduce diagnosis time


King Faisal Hospital, Kigali has deployed artificial intelligence in its emergency department to improve patient care through reducing the time taken in diagnosing patients.