SPONSORED: Vision Fund Rwanda launches clients’ children play and breast feeding mothers' center


Vision Fund Rwanda, one of the microfinance institutions in Rwanda has launched clients’ Children Play Centre and a place for breast-feeding mothers as part of efforts to enhance social impact...

RDF hands over bodies of Congolese soldiers


Rwanda Defense Force (RDF) on Saturday handed over bodies of three Congolese soldiers who were killed during a recent attack on Rwandan territory.

Dairy farmers welcome milk price regulation


Dairy farmers have welcomed last week’s directive on milk price regulation by the Ministry of Trade and Industry. The farmers say the regulation would protect them from unscrupulous buyers.

Substandard materials caused Muhanga church collapse – Police

Preliminary findings into what caused the collapse of a catholic church that was under construction in Muhanga District have pointed at use of substandard construction materials that couldn’t hold the...

IMF speaks out on Rwanda’s debt levels


The International Monetary Fund has spoken out on Rwanda’s debt levels, saying that though they have gone up in the recent past they are still manageable.

New wearable electronic device to revolutionize stroke rehabilitation

A new stretchable bandage-like electronic sensor, designed to be worn on the throat, will be a game-changer in treatment of stroke recovery, said a U.S. study released Saturday.

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region.

S. Sudan registers progress at peace talks despite disagreements

South Sudan on Saturday said there has been progress in the just concluded second round of peace revitalization process to end more than four years of conflict.

Rwanda maintains tough stance on used clothes


The U.S has made a fresh call for the East African Community not to phase out imported used clothes and leather products locally known as “Chagua”, but Rwanda says the...

VIDEO: Fixing security requires concerted efforts – Kagame


President Paul Kagame has said that adequately addressing security concerns is less about the number of people and agencies involved but more about coordination efforts among them.

EALA to debate state of EAC institutions


Members of the East African Legislative Assembly last week began a wearing road trip in their two-week on-spot assessment of institutions, installations and facilities of the EAC on the Central...

Rwandan makes a prototype that enables WhatsApp users to call without internet


Calling from Japan, China, United States of America or even from Europe to Africa, is one of the most expensive things one can do. Telecommunication firms charge a lot of...

10 ways the web and internet have transformed our lives


As years go, 1989 had its fair share of seminal moments. The fall of the Berlin Wall, the death of Japan’s Emperor Hirohito and the withdrawal of Soviet troops from...

Gakire on impact of Ingoma Nshya and Book of life


Odile Gakire Katese is an actor, director and writer by training but also prefers to describe herself as 'a cultural entrepreneur by force and professional dreamer by choice.'

Johannesburg residents join Rwandans in Umuganda


Rwanda's High Commissioner to South Africa, Vincent Karega, and Officials from his office yesterday joined South Africans to clean Diepsloot Eldorado Park and some of the areas of Johannesburg, in...

Surgical infections more common in low-income countries, study finds

Surgeries in low-income countries had higher rates of infections than those in higher-income countries, according to a new study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Painkillers could be doing you more harm than good

A majority of people suffering from body aches or pains caused by various conditions usually rush for over-the-counter medicines in an attempt to alleviate the agony before seeking medical intervention...

UN police officers plan joint patrols in Malakal

Plans for joint police patrols in South Sudan’s Malakal region, involving UN and South Sudanese officers, have been welcomed by people staying both in the town and in the peacekeeping...

EAC Heads of State to meet over health, infrastructure


East African Community Heads of State are expected to convene in Uganda’s capital Kampala next week to discuss a number of regional matters, including infrastructure and health sector growth.

Government to increase UR budget by over 40%


The Government will allocate Rwf36 billion to University of Rwanda in the next fiscal year, 2018-19, up from the current budget of Rwf25.2 billion, to ease the varsity’s financial woes,...

Probe launched into attack by DR Congo soldiers on Rwandan territory


Military experts from the DR Congo-based Joint Verification Mechanism Friday launched an investigation into circumstances under which Congolese armed forces (FARDC) violated Rwanda’s territorial integrity by launching an attack on...

Gender-based corruption 'highest in varsities'


Government and the Rwandan society in general should take action in dealing with Gender Based Corruption before it takes its toll on the country’s workforce, the Chief Gender Monitor, Rose...

Envoy visits 30 Ghanaian students studying at law institute in Nyanza


The Ghanaian consulate in Rwanda, led by Honorary Consul Dennis Karera, on Wednesday visited the Institute of Legal Practice and Development (ILPD) in Nyanza District, Southern Province.

Eastern Province governor calls for stronger public-private ties

The Eastern Province Governor, Fred Mufulukye, has called on increased partnership with the private sector to drive development in the region.