Inaugural address by President Kagame

Today is a day of renewal and gratitude. I would therefore like to begin by thanking those who have joined us here. The presence of so many brothers and sisters...

Kagame sworn in

12:00PM: At around 11:50 AM on Friday morning, President Paul Kagame took oath of office as President of Rwanda. Kagame was sworn in by the Chief Justice Prof. Sam Rugege...

Messi, rest of sports world condemn Barcelona attack


BARCELONA - Football icons and longtime rivals Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo joined Spanish sports stars around the world in expressing their grief after Thursday's terror attack in Barcelona left...

Heads of State jet in ahead of Kagame's inauguration

8 p.m., KIGALI: AT least 10 Heads of State on Thursday arrived in the country ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of President Paul Kagame slated for Friday.

Level 1 tennis coaching course starts in Kigali

A total 60 participants are attending an ITF Coaching Beginner & Intermediate Players course (Level 1), the first for local trainers since 2005, which started on Wednesday and will run...

Egyptian president pays tribute to Genocide victims


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, on Tuesday, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Gisozi where he paid tribute to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

Egyptian president arrives in Rwanda

11:45AM Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi arrived at Kigali International Airport Tuesday morning to start his two-day official visit to Rwanda. He is accompanied by a delegation of government officials.

Sierra Leone mudslide kills at least 200 as houses are buried

At least 200 people have been killed in a mudslide near Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, the Red Cross says.

Ronaldo hogs headlines as Real beat Barca in Clasico


BARCELONA - Cristiano Ronaldo scored a sensational goal and was then sent off for a combination of his provocative celebration and for diving as Real Madrid beat Barcelona 3-1 in...

Munyaneza shines again, Team Rwanda drop from 13th to 14th in Colorado Classic

Fast-rising youngster Didier Munyaneza put yet another impressive displayed to finish 25th in stage 3 on Saturday evening at the ongoing Colorado Classic cycling race in the United States.

Youngster Munyaneza leads Team Rwanda in Colorado Classic's stage 2


Youngster Didier Munyaneza was Team Rwanda's best performer in stage 2 of the ongoing Colorado Classic cycling race in the United States finishing in 42nd place after clocking 3 hours...

London braced for Bolt and Farah swansongs


LONDON - It will be the end of an era for athletics on Saturday when Usain Bolt races for the last time in the men's 4x100 metres relay at the...

Nsengimana out of Colorado Classic cycling race after stage 1


The 2015 Tour do Rwanda champion Jean Bosco Nsengimana’s journey at the ongoing Colorado Classic race in the United States ended in disappointing fashion in stage 1 on Thursday evening.

Facebook introduces new video service


Social media giant Facebook has made a move into dedicated video, pitting it against YouTube and TV networks. Users will soon see a new Watch tab that will offer a...

Premier Murekezi calls for more women participation in sports leadership

Despite efforts by the Government to promote gender equality in various areas, women representation in sports leadership positions is still low and more should be done to reverse the trend,...

Farah advances in 5,000 metre for final assault on track gold


LONDON - Battered and bruised he may have been but Mo Farah took it all in his long, loping stride as he negotiated the minefield of the 5,000 metres heats...

NEC announces final presidential results

THE NATIONAL Electoral Commission (NEC) on Wednesday announced final results of the just concluded presidential elections, with President-elect Paul Kagame garnering 98.79 percent of the total votes.

Dubai to test run world's first automated flying taxis by year end


Trial runs of the world's first automated aerial taxis (AAT) are expected to start by the end of this year, local media reported Wednesday. Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA)...

Real Madrid beat Man United to win European Super Cup


SKOPJE - Real Madrid beat Manchester United 2-1 on Tuesday to lift the European Super Cup for the fourth time as they became the first team to retain the trophy...

Firm loses license to operate money transfer business in Rwanda

The National Bank of Rwanda has revoked the operating license of Mustaqbal Express Limited, a money remittance firm operating in the country. According to a public notice signed by the...

Kenyans flock to polling stations to vote for next president


About 19.6 million Kenyans are flocking to more than 40,000 polling stations across the nation to cast ballots for the election of the country's next president on Tuesday. Eight candidates...

Several killed in Kinshasa clashes

Congolese security forces killed at least 14 members of separatist sect Bundu dia Kongo (BDK) on Monday during clashes in the capital Kinshasa and southwestern city of Matadi in which...

Kenyans in Rwanda go to polls


At exactly 5:15am Kigali time (6:15am Kenyan time), the first Kenyan national living in Rwanda cast his vote in the East African country’s presidential elections. Kenyans living in Rwanda are...

Google fires author of divisive memo on gender differences

Alphabet Inc.’s Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo blasting the web company’s diversity policies, creating a firestorm across Silicon Valley.