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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce wedding date

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding will be held on 19 May next year, Kensington Palace has announced. The couple confirmed their engagement last month and said the ceremony would take place at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. The Royal Family will pay for the wedding, including the...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:00am

Kagame: RPF needs leaders who put people first, not self

President Paul Kagame has called upon cadres of the RPF Inkotanyi to look beyond what has been achieved in the past thirty years of the party’s existence and focus on the legacy for the next generation. The achievements, he said, should only serve as a foundation to deliver even more for citizens...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Wenger won't abandon Arsenal title hope

LONDON - Arsene Wenger has refused to give up on the Premier League title despite a goalless draw at West Ham United that left Arsenal 19 points adrift of leaders Manchester City. Arsenal are seventh, below Burnley, having added just two points in three games after a 3-1 defeat at home to...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Unstoppable City break record, United edge out Bournemouth

LONDON - Manchester City set a new top-flight record of 15 consecutive wins as their seemingly unstoppable march towards the Premier League title continued with a 4-0 romp at bottom club Swansea City on Wednesday. David Silva struck twice for Pep Guardiola’s side as they went past Arsenal...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 12:00am

Two new ministers sworn-in

President Paul Kagame, on Wednesday, officiated at the swearing-in ceremony of the Minister of Education, Eugene Mutimura and the Minister of Technology, Jean de Dieu Rurangirwa. The two ministers were appointed on December 6, replacing Papias Musafiri Malimba for the education docket and Jean-...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

New report links France to Genocide in Rwanda

Fresh details have emerged in a new report pointing to the involvement of France in the planning and execution of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The report, released early Wednesday by the Government of Rwanda, is the result of an inquiry by Washington, DC, law firm Cunningham Levy Muse LLP...

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Time for Africa to reclaim her identity, says Mkapa

Africa must do what it takes to ensure her youth find on the continent the opportunities they have for years been seeking from other continents, especially in Europe, which has led some of them to embark on desperate journeys resulting into deaths. This call was made by former Tanzanian President...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Imbuto’s students’ holiday camp opens in Huye

A two-day holiday camp organised by Imbuto Foundation for students opened in Huye District on Monday with a call on participants to develop a culture of doing own research beyond classroom teaching. Participants are beneficiaries gathered from Imbuto Foundation’s ‘Edified Generation’ scholarship...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Taekwondo tourney enters final day

THE 2017 National Taekwondo Championship has entered the final day as 18 teams compete for medals ahead of the closing ceremony this evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium. The two-day tournament which started yesterday has attracted a record 18 teams with a total of 404 athletes vying for medals in...

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00am

Public-private partnerships key to achieving SDGs in Africa – Kagame

Developing countries need to embrace public-private partnerships if the world is to achieve the global transformational agenda, known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), President Paul Kagame has said. Kagame said this Monday afternoon in Ghana’s capital Accra at the opening session...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Real draw PSG, Chelsea gets Barca, Spurs to face Juve in Champions League last-16

Full draw: Juventus              v s           Tottenham Basel                     vs...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

RPF at 30: Rwandans in Denmark celebrate by feeding the homeless

Members of the RPF-Inkotanyi in Denmark opened the celebration of the party's 30th anniversary with a charity event that saw them visit and serve Rwandan traditional and contemporary meals to homeless people in the European country. The members visited a center for the homeless in the Danish...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Suarez, Messi give Barca win as Atletico keep up chase

VILA-REAL - Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi fired Barcelona to a 2-0 victory over 10-man Villarreal as the leaders won for the first time in three La Liga games to stay five points clear on Sunday, while Atletico Madrid edged Real Betis 1-0. Barca looked set for a third consecutive league draw as...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Man City open up 11 point lead over Man Utd with derby win

MANCHESTER - Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City moved 11 points clear at the top after a 2-1 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford in their derby clash on Sunday. The victory means City are the first team to win 14 consecutive English top-flight games in the same season. The...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Rwanda to host AU Peace and Security experts retreat

The Rwanda Peace Academy will this week host the committee of experts from 15 countries of the AU Peace and Security Council (AU PSC). The week-long retreat kicks off Monday, December 11, and ends Friday. The retreat is organized with collaboration from the African Union and the United Nations...

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

Rwanda peacekeepers in UNMISS decorated with UN service medal

Rwanda peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were decorated with UN Peacekeeping medals in recognition for the professionalism and gallant service in carrying out their duties of bringing peace and stability in South Sudan. The medal decoration ceremony was...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Corruption hampers development – PM Ngirente

Despite the progress registered in the fight against corruption, more efforts are still needed to completely uproot the vice in the country to sustain the momentum towards development. This was said Friday by Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente as he presided over the event to celebrate the...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:00am

About 18 elections to be held in Africa in 2018: AU

ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 7-- About 18 elections will be held on the African continent in 2018, according to the African Union (AU). Speaking at the opening of the 11th UN-AU Consultative Meeting on the Prevention, Management and Resolution of Conflicts (Desk-To-Desk) on Thursday, the AU Commissioner for...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Four big questions ahead of the Manchester derby

MANCHESTER - The 175th Manchester derby pits a United side unbeaten in 40 home games in all competitions against a City side who have not lost this season in the Premier League. Pep Guardiola’s City currently lead by eight points from United in the standings, giving the game much more...

Friday, December 8, 2017 - 12:00am

Letshego donates Rwf5 million to Agaciro

Letshego Rwanda on Thursday contributed Rwf5 million to Agaciro Development Fund (AgDF) to support Rwanda’s efforts toward self-reliance. Jack Kayonga, the AgDF Chief Executive Officer, hailed Letshego’s support and other local institutions and individuals who have contributed funds...

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:00am

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