RDB to start licensing tour operators


All tourism entities in the country will henceforth be required by law to acquire a tourism operating license. The development was announced by the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) on Monday...

Morocco recalls its ambassador to Netherlands for consultation

Morocco has ‘immediately’ recalled its Ambassador in The Hague for consultation following the actions of a notorious trafficker of Moroccan origin living in the Netherlands.

Eid-el–Fitir celebrations: Muslims urged to shun evil

The Muslim community in Rwanda has been urged to keep the fundamental principles of their faith such as avoiding evil, mending their relations with God and their neighbours.

Ntilikina drafted in the NBA


Frank Ntilikina, a Rwandan-French basketball player was yesterday drafted 8th overall pick in the NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, a professional basketball team based in New York City....

Rwandan student in the U.S drowns

Jean-Yves Ishimwe, 23, a Rwandan student at the University of Michigan was over the weekend found dead in a lake in what is believed to have been a zip line...

Kamonyi Mayor Udahemuka resigns

Aimable Udahemuka, the Kamonyi District Mayor has resigned from his job. Speaking to The New Times, the chairperson for Kamonyi District Advisory Council, Emmanuel Karuranga confirmed the move Wednesday, saying...

Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police officers from nine African countries currently attending a ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC), have started a week-long external study tour in Tanzania,...

Mourinho accused of 3.3million euros tax fraud in Spain


BARCELONA - Spanish prosecutors said on Tuesday they had filed a claim against Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho on two counts of tax fraud dating back to when he coached...

Kirehe FC sack head coach Sogonya after one season


Kirehe Football Club have sacked the head coach Hamis ‘Kishi’ Sogonya despite helping the Eastern Province-based league debutants preserve their topflight status. The club started the season very well but...

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open


ERIN, WISCONSIN - The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh...

Finsbury Park attack: Man dies as van hits worshippers


Police have confirmed they are investigating a terror attack in London after a van ploughed into people near a north London mosque, leaving one person dead and injuring eight others....

Over 360 police cadets commissioned

Rwanda National Police on Friday commissioned 364 officer-cadets, who all graduated with the rank of Assistant Inspector of Police.

ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi reportedly killed in Russia-led airstrike


The Russian Defense Ministry said on Friday it is checking on information indicating that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was reportedly killed in a Russia-led airstrike in Syria.

Espoir take on IPRC-Kigali in battle for playoffs spot


The national basketball league returns on Friday evening after a two-week break – to give room for the Genocide memorial tournaments, both local and regional editions.

Rwandan envoy presents credentials in Zambia


Rwanda’s High Commissioner to Zambia, Monique Mukaruliza, on Wednesday presented her letters of credence to the President of Zambia, Edgar Chagwa Lungu.

Parliamentary committee starts scrutiny of 2017-18 budget


Members of the parliamentary Standing Committee on National Budget and Patrimony in the Lower Chamber of Parliament yesterday kicked off the review of the draft budget for the fiscal year...

Somalia soldiers end deadly al-Shabab restaurant siege


Somalia's security forces have ended a night-long siege by al-Shabab fighters at a popular Mogadishu restaurant where 20 people were taken hostage, police said.

Man Utd complete Lindelof's 31m pound signing

LONDON - Manchester United on Wednesday completed the signing of Swedish international centre-back Victor Lindelof from Benfica for a fee believed to be 31 million pound, the English Premier League...

Ten-man France down England in lively friendly


LONDON - Ousmane Dembele fired the winner as 10-man France beat England 3-2 in an entertaining friendly on Tuesday after Harry Kane had scored twice for the visitors and France's...

Many feared dead as massive flames engulf 24-storey tower in London


London Fire Commissioner Dany Cotton has confirmed that there have been fatalities in the major fire accident at a 24-storey tower in west London on Wednesday morning.

South Africa's ANC youth wing backs Dlamini-Zuma for President


JOHANNESBURG - The youth arm of South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) said on Tuesday it will back Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former chair of the African Union and President Jacob...

Areruya wins stage five of Giro d’Italia Under-23


Team Rwanda’s fast rising cyclist Joseph Areruya has just written history becoming the first Rwandan cyclist to win a stage in Europe in a UCI race after clinching the stage...

Building collapses in Nairobi, 15 missing


NAIROBI - About 15 people are missing after a seven-storey building collapsed in a residential area of Nairobi, rescue services said on Tuesday, and authorities said they had asked its...

Forbes names 100 highest-paid celebrities in 2017


Sean 'Diddy' Combs is the top earner on Forbes' list of the 100 highest-paid celebrities. The magazine says the artiste, formerly known as Puff Daddy, brought in $130 million from...