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IGP Munyuza urges police officers on ambition, vision

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Dan Munyuza, has challenged police officers to always have a vision, ambition, and goals for every year. Munyuza made the call on Tuesday during a visit to the District Police Unit (DPU) of Bugesera, where he also briefed officers deployed there. The...

Wednesday, January 29, 2020, 12:00 AM

Karongi: Vehicle intercepted with over 800kgs of smuggled minerals

Police in Karongi District have impounded a vehicle loaded with 840kgs of smuggled coltan and cassiterite minerals. The minerals were allegedly smuggled from a concession in Nyamasheke District and were being transported to Kigali, Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Bonaventure Twizere Karekezi,...

Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:41 PM

“I was defiled at 6. It left me with suicidal thoughts” - Miss Rwanda2020 contestant Uwase

Miss Rwanda 2020 contestant Aisha Uwase has spoken out on a childhood incident that has haunted her for years and led her to contemplate committing suicide. The 19-year-old, who is among the 54 girls who will go into Miss Rwanda 2020 pre-selection this weekend, spoke out on her ordeal on ‘...

Monday, January 27, 2020, 12:00 AM

Rwanda has not confirmed attendance of NRM conference

Rwanda has dismissed reports that it will send a delegation to the Ugandan ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) Delegates’ Conference scheduled for Saturday at Mandela National Stadium in Kampala. Rogers Mulindwa, the spokesperson for NRM, is quoted in various Ugandan media...

Friday, January 24, 2020, 12:54 PM

Minister Nyamvumba tips youth on positive values

Youth should stand for "positive thinking and actions" in the national security and development agenda to further uplift the socio-economic well-being of Rwandans, the Minister of Internal Security, Gen. Patrick Nyamvumba has said. He made the remarks on Thursday while opening the one-...

Thursday, January 23, 2020, 4:17 PM

Details of Rwandan Franc bond on London Stock Exchange emerge

The World Bank on Monday announced the issuance of its first bond denominated in Rwandan Franc (RWF). The sole lead manager is Citibank. The bond will be listed on the London Stock Exchange. With this transaction, the World Bank aimed at contributing to the development of the country’s...

Wednesday, January 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

President Kagame’s Remarks at King’s College London

Good morning to you and thank you for the kind introduction, as well as the invitation to join you today. I am honoured to be at King’s College London and appreciate all of you for taking the time to be here on a busy Tuesday morning. Before we begin the conversation, I would like to take...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 3:17 PM

FEATURED: Premier Bet gives away motorbike and laptops to lucky raffle winners

Premier Bet, Rwanda’s leading betting company, gave away a brand new motorbike and laptop to two lucky customers over the weekend. The gifts were won in Premier Bet’s End of Year Raffle, a competition on www.premierbet.rw that ran from December through to January, and saw hundreds of...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 11:05 AM

FEATURED: Access to Finance Rwanda welcomes £6m commitment from UK aid to initiate new phase of financial sector development

Commitment comes as part of ambitious £320m UK aid package for strengthening Africa’s financial markets, to boost economic growth and reduce poverty at scale. 20 January 2020, London: Access to Finance Rwanda today welcomes a £6m commitment from UK Aid, part of a £320m...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 8:00 AM

Ugandan smuggler shot while smuggling drugs into Rwanda

Media reports in Kampala on Monday January 20, reported about  a Ugandan who had been shot in Rwanda. The incident happened in the night of Saturday at 11 pm, three kilometers inside Rwanda.  The story that was first published by Daily Monitor, and later reproduced by a number...

Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 12:51 AM

Afreximbank commits $500m for creative sector development

Benedict Oramah, President of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), has announced a $500 million envelope to support the production and trade of African cultural and creative products over the next two years. Oramah told guests at the Creative Africa Exchange Weekend (CAX WKND) that was...

Monday, January 20, 2020, 12:00 AM

Gerayo Amahoro: Road safety campaign taken to 20 protestant churches

The year-long national Gerayo Amahoro campaign dedicated to influencing a road safety culture was this Sunday extended to 20 other religious denominations under their umbrella ‘Protestant Council of Rwanda (PCR).’ CPR is an ecumenical and non-profit national council that aims at...

Monday, January 20, 2020, 12:00 AM

Kagame in London for UK-Africa Investment Summit

President Paul Kagame is in London for the UK-Africa Investment Summit that starts on Monday, which will be hosted by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. The summit will also be attended by several African heads of state. According to a statement from the Presidency, Kagame, besides...

Sunday, January 19, 2020, 11:26 PM

Olympiad Qualifiers: Munyurangabo leads table after round 2

Rongin Munyurangabo has boosted his chances to make the national team this year after beating Ian Murara Urwintwari in round 2 of the ongoing Chess Olympiad 2020 qualifiers in Kigali. Munyurangabo, 19, edged Urwintwari, 17, late Saturday to make it two wins in as many matches having tamed...

Saturday, January 18, 2020, 10:07 PM

Kagame attends Nyusi’s inauguration in Mozambique

President Paul Kagame is received in the Mozambican capital Maputo by President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday. President Kagame was in Maputo for the swearing-in of President Nyusi, who was elected for his second term in office last year in October. The swearing-in was also attended by other...

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 12:34 AM

Police officers urged on professionalism during tour of duty

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Operations, Felix Namuhoranye, has challenged police officers set to be deployed for peacekeeping operations in Central African Republic (CAR) to be defined by discipline and professionalism. The Protection Support Unit-Five (PSU-5)...

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 1:34 AM

Kagame, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince hold bilateral talks

President Paul Kagame and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during a bilateral meeting held in Abu Dhabi on Monday. Following the meeting, the President attended the official opening of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week as well as the Zayed...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

AfDB to fund Ruzizi IV Hydro Power Project

The Board of Directors of African Development Bank Group has approved an €8 million grant drawn from the European Union’s Africa Investment Platform (EU-AIP) to support the preparation of the Ruzizi IV Hydropower Project. The plant will be situated on the Ruzizi River between Rwanda...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Man arrested over job scam

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has arrested a man, who allegedly duped about 70 people in a job scam. Emmanuel Nivuguruzwa, 28, was paraded to the media at Remera metropolitan on Sunday. He is suspected to have “fraudulently” registered an employment placement agency called ‘...

Monday, January 13, 2020, 12:00 AM

UK contributes Rwf3.7bn towards Burundian refugees in Rwanda

The UK Department for International Development (DFID) has provided £3 million (Rwf3.7bn) to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help improve the food security of over 60,000 Burundian refugees in Mahama Camp in Eastern Rwanda. UK Aid money has helped to avert cuts in refugees...

Thursday, January 9, 2020, 12:12 PM

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