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Rwanda, Gambian Police forces hold bilateral talks

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dan Munyuza, on Thursday, received his counterpart of The Gambia, Alhaji Mamour Jobe at the Rwanda National Police (RNP) Headquarters in Kacyiru. IGP Jobe and his delegation are in Rwanda for a week-long visit aimed at benchmarking best policing practices for...

Friday, November 15, 2019, 1:39 PM

Gen. Romeo Dallaire pays courtesy call on IGP

Gen (rtd) Romeo Dallaire, on November 13, paid a courtesy call to the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dan Munyuza at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru. RNP Spokesperson, Commissioner of Police (CP) John Bosco Kabera said that Gen. Dallaire’s visit aimed at...

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 12:00 AM

50% energy improvement could grow Africa fourfold, study shows

Africa has the potential to expand its economy fourfold, with energy demands expanding by only 50 per cent, according to a new report. The International Energy Agency (IEA) unveiled its report on the first day of the second African Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Monday....

Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 12:00 AM

Second Rwanda CEO summit to focus on corporate decision-making

Top Chief Executive officers in the country are set to convene on Friday this week  for the second Rwanda CEO Summit  which will, among other things, evaluate trends and patterns in corporate decision making. The summit, to be held under the theme ‘Strategic Decision Making and...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Farmers and consumers adopt high-iron beans for better nutrition, health, incomes

Over the last eight years, more than 5,000 metric tons of high iron bean seed was produced and disseminated in Rwanda through various channels including agrodealers, farmer cooperatives, local extension network and partner organizations.  Consumption of high iron beans provides up to 80...

Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:00 PM

RNP warns of legal action against emergency call centre abuse

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has cautioned the general public against "obstructing and abusing" Emergency Call Centre services. Police said these abuses continue to affect its emergency response services to the people in need, and warned of "legal action to anyone, who will be...

Monday, November 11, 2019, 6:51 AM

Bank of Kigali listed among Africa’s top 100 banks

Bank of Kigali has been listed among Africa’s top 100 banks in the latest African Business Magazine ranking. The ranking among other aspects consider top 100 banks in terms of Tier 1 capital, made up of their capital, reserves, retained earnings, minority interests. This is Bank of...

Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:00 AM

One song for Meddy at Wasafi Festival

A long line up of artistes and limited time saw U.S-based Rwandan musician, Meddy, real name, Médard Ngabo given only one song for the Saturday festival which saw Wasafi boss Diamond Platinumz and Nigeria star Wizkid crown the show. Meddy had been listed among the artistes to perform at Wasafi...

Monday, November 11, 2019, 12:00 AM

RUD-Urunana top commander killed in DR Congo 

Early Saturday, November 9, 2019, General Musabyimana Juvenal alias Jean-Michel Africa, the commander of RUD-Urunana was killed in an operation by security forces close to the border with Uganda in Binza, Rutchuru, the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The former Forces Armee Rwandais (ex-FAR)...

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 1:13 AM

Police, MTN in campaign against distractive driving

Rwanda National Police (RNP) and MTN-Rwanda, on Thursday, rolled out a countrywide road safety campaign against distractive driving/riding, which is aimed at preventing use of phone while on the wheel. Commissioner of Police (CP) John Bosco Kabera, while addressing a gathering of drivers,...

Friday, November 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

Regional airline to enter Rwandan market

Regional low-cost airline, Jambojet, is set to debut the Rwandan market later this month with plans to operate daily flights from Nairobi. The airline has started selling flight tickets to Nairobi from Kigali in anticipation of its maiden flight in November. The airline is a subsidiary of...

Friday, November 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

RUGBY: FoRR boost Silverbacks preps ahead of Côte d’Ivoire scalp

Friends of Rwandan Rugby (FoRR), a U.K.-based charity organisation, have boosted the training of the national rugby team – Silverbacks – ahead of their away clash against Côte d’Ivoire on November 23. FoRR are long-time partners with Rwandan Rugby Federation (RRF) and they have...

Friday, November 8, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Rwanda CSO SDG5 Forum weigh in on SDGs 2030 agenda in Rwanda post the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF)

In July 2019 at the UN Headquarters, the meeting of the HLPF on sustainable development convened under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council to review the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), themed "Empowering People and Ensuring Inclusiveness and Equality...

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 10:15 PM

Rayon bounce back, Mukura thrash AS Kigali to go second

Wednesday Rayon            6-1        Marines Mukura        3-1        AS Kigali Heroes       ...

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

AfDB’s Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa converts to concessional finance facility

The African Development Bank’s Board of Governors has approved the conversion of the Bank-administered multi-donor trust fund Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa into a “special fund”. This is with an aim to amplify its development impact by allowing it to access a wider range...

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 12:00 AM

Telecom firm joins police in road safety drive

MTN Rwanda has joined Rwanda National Police (RNP) to educate road users on safer road usage. The partnership comes to reinforce the year-long campaign dubbed Gerayo Amahoro, which was launched in May this year, to reach out to all categories of road users to prevent reckless human behaviours,...

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

FEATURED: Kigali is about to welcome the biggest comedy festival in Rwanda!

SKOL Lager with its goal to support the development of comedians and bring laugh to its consumers is partnering with Comedy Knights for the “Kigali International Comedy Festival” third edition that will be welcoming “CARAVANE DU RIRE”.  Caravane du rire is a festival...

Monday, November 4, 2019, 1:18 PM

FEATURED: Japan joins Rwanda to emphasize community engagement as a pillar of Ebola prevention

The Ambassador of Japan to Rwanda, His Excellency Mr. Takayuki Miyashita, joined Rwanda to emphasize community engagement in preventing Ebola. Mr.Tukayuki along with Dr. Mwinga Kasonde, World Health Organisation Rwanda Office Representative  and State Minister for Primary Health Care and...

Monday, November 4, 2019, 9:43 AM

[FEATURED] IFAD – Investing in rural people in Rwanda: A cup of milk today for a brighter future tomorrow

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has been implementing the project titled “Rwanda Dairy Development Project (RDDP)” since 2017, to contribute to pro-poor economic growth and improve livelihoods of resource-poor rural households. The project is targeting at...

Friday, November 1, 2019, 10:43 AM