Lavie Mutanganshuro

Rwanda registers another Covid-19 death

After almost a week, Rwanda on Thursday, September 17, registered one Covid-19 death, a 48-year-old man in Kigali. This increased the Covid-19 death toll in the country to 23. On the same day, the country reported 28 recoveries.  This brought the total number of recovered Covid-19...

Friday, September 18, 2020, 6:16 AM

Prosecution seeks 7-year sentence for shamed ex-minister

The former Minister of State for Education should be sentenced to jail for 7 years and fined Rwf 5 million for corruption-related charges, Prosecution told court on Thursday, September 17, 2020.  Isaac Munyakazi resigned from his position in February this year after allegations of...

Thursday, September 17, 2020, 8:02 PM

Rwanda records 22 more Covid-19 recoveries

Rwanda on Wednesday, September 16, registered 22 new recoveries of Covid-19 and 10 new cases. The results raised the tally of recovered cases to 2,789 against 1,823 active cases of the pandemic.  According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, five were detected in Kigali's...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 11:56 PM

Terror suspect Mudathiru disowns his co-accused on hostage claims

The trial of 32 people accused of plotting acts of terrorism against Rwanda took a new twist Wednesday, September 16, with the prime suspect, Maj (rtd) Habib Mudathiru, rejecting the submissions of his co-accused. Eleven terror suspects had earlier told court that Mudathiru had held...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 11:46 PM

RNC terror suspects pin Mudathiru at military court

The substantive trial of the case involving 32 terror suspects linked to Rwanda National Congress (RNC) and affiliated militia groups, continued yesterday September 15, at the Military High Court in Kanombe, Kicukiro District. All the suspects but one, were present in the courtroom, which had...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 12:31 AM

RBC explains drop in daily Covid-19 tests

When Rwanda confirmed her first Covid-19 case in mid-March, the country would conduct only 300 sample tests within 24 hours. By the end of July, Rwanda’s average daily Covid-19 sample tests had sharply increased to an average 5,000, a number which had earlier been expected to double in...

Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 12:00 AM

Covid-19: Rwanda registers 31 more recoveries

Rwanda on Tuesday, September 15, recorded 31 new recoveries of Covid-19 and 22 new cases of the pandemic. The latest recoveries follows a record of the 180 recoveries reported on Monday. The new update raised the tally of confirmed cases to 4,624, of whom 2,767 have already recovered....

Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 11:35 PM

Covid-19: Rwanda registers record 180 recoveries in a day

Rwanda on Monday, September 14, registered 180 recoveries of Covid-19 and 11 new cases of the pandemic. This is the highest number of people to recover in a single day. The new cases raised the tally of confirmed cases to 4,602, of which 2,736 have already recovered. According to the...

Monday, September 14, 2020, 11:00 PM

Covid-19: Nyabugogo Market to reopen on Tuesday

The City of Kigali on Sunday, September 13, announced that Nyabugogo Market commonly known as ‘Kwa Mutangana' will reopen on Tuesday, September 15. The move, said the City, was based on a health assessment and the level of Covid-19 prevention preparedness of people who work in the...

Monday, September 14, 2020, 4:55 AM

Five guidelines to adhere to as Car Free Day returns

The Ministry of Sports on Saturday, September 12, announced that Car Free Day exercises will resume effective with September 20, months after the initiative was halted due to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Like all sports activities that bring together large gatherings, the...

Monday, September 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Covid-19: Rwanda’s recoveries cross 2,500 as 94 more cases are recorded

Rwanda on Saturday, September 12, recorded 94 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the tally of recovered cases to 2,544. On the same day, 31 new Covid-19 cases were reported. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 29 were detected among high-risk groups and contacts of confirmed...

Sunday, September 13, 2020, 12:39 AM

Rwanda registers third Covid-19 death in a week

The Ministry of Health on Thursday, September 10, announced the death of a 62-year-old woman who succumbed to the pandemic in Kigali. The deceased is the third to be registered this week, following other two women, one aged 70 years old and another one aged 71 years, who also...

Friday, September 11, 2020, 12:59 AM

Rwanda records another Covid-19 death, 21 new cases

The Ministry of Health on Wednesday, September 9, announced the death of a 71-year-old woman who succumbed to Covid-19 in Kigali. So far, the country’s Covid-19 death toll stands at 21 people. The deceased is the second to be registered this week, following another 70 year-old...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 10:28 PM

Genocide: Rwanda seeks Ndereyehe extradition from Netherlands

The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) on Wednesday, September 9, said that genocide suspect Charles Ntahontuye Ndereyehe, alias Karoli, should be extradited to Rwanda to account for charges against him. This follows the arrest of the 71-year-old on Tuesday...

Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 12:24 PM

Rwanda: Covid-19 deaths reach 20

A 70-year-old woman succumbed to Covid-19 in Kigali, raising the tally of Covid-19 deaths recorded in Rwanda to 20 people since the pandamic brokeout in the country in mid-March. On the same day, 36 recoveries and 30 new positive cases were registered. According to the Ministry of...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 10:50 PM

Car accident kills two, injures three in Gisozi

Two people on Tuesday, September 8, died in a car accident, leaving three others injured in Gisozi Sector, Gasabo District. According to CP Jean Bosco Kabera, the Spokesperson of Rwanda National Police (RNP), the accident was caused by a truck which knocked two other vehicles and two ...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 6:39 PM

Survivors of FLN attacks recall atrocities

In December 2018, Fabrice Rugamba, who was then 20 years old, was in a bus from his campus in Kigali, heading home in Rusizi District, Western Province. Little did he know that the bus he was in would arrive in the middle of Nyungwe Forest and fall in a well-planned trap of armed terrorists that...

Tuesday, September 8, 2020, 7:00 AM

Covid-19: Rwanda records 36 more recoveries

Rwanda on Monday, September 7, reported 36 new Covid-19 recoveries, raising the tally of recovered cases to 2,271. On the same day, the country confirmed 35 new positive cases of the pandemic. According to the Ministry of Health, of the new cases, 25 were identified in Kigali's high risk...

Monday, September 7, 2020, 10:57 PM

Covid-19: Rwanda registers another death, 36 recoveries

On Sunday, September 6, Rwanda announced the death of a 76-year-old woman who succumbed to Covid-19 in Kigali. The tragedy raised the country's Covid-19 death toll to 19 people. On the same day, 36 new Covid-19 recoveries were reported and 25 positive cases. The results obtained from 3...

Monday, September 7, 2020, 6:17 AM

Garment firms in campaign to help vulnerable people access free facemasks

Local garment manufacturers have initiated a campaign dubbed “mask for all” that seeks to provide free facemasks to vulnerable families country-wide. Beneficiaries of the campaign are households that belong to category one and two of Ubudehe. According to Swaib Munyawera, the...

Thursday, September 3, 2020, 7:00 AM

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