Mpyisi's film to screen at Elba Film Festival in Italy

‘Breath of Fresh Difference’, a film directed by Kamikazi Mpyisi will be one of the films that will be screened at the inaugural Elba Film Festival, in Italy. The short poetic, abstract film is about travel, similarities and differences between a foreign land and her home (...

Friday, August 16, 2019, 2:57 PM

Justice minister tweets his speeding ticket, sends social media into a frenzy

Since the installation of speed cameras on different roads across the country earlier this year, many motorists have been fined for breaching speed limits but perhaps few knew that government officials were not spared either.  Irembo and Traffic take efficiency 2 the next level! A camera...

Thursday, August 15, 2019, 12:15 AM

Safe guard country’s gains – ICT minister tells Green Hills Alumni

Green Hills Academy (GHA) Alumni on Friday held its Alumni Gala Dinner at Park Inn by Radisson Hotel. The Alumni Gala that was meant to connect old girls and boys brought together hundreds of students who’ve studied at the Nyarutarama-based school. In her speech, Paula Ingabire Musoni, the...

Sunday, July 21, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwandan cricketers shine at the Inaugural Criiio Cup in London

Rwanda was the only African country that took part in the International Cricket Council (ICC) inaugural Criiio Cup that took place in London. The tournament brought together teams from Rwanda, Brazil, Germany, England, Indonesia and India to showcase the power and impact of social cricket at...

Sunday, July 14, 2019, 11:35 AM

Arsenal fans in Rwanda donate house to Genocide Survivors

Arsenal fans in Rwanda under the umbrella organisation, Rwanda Arsenal Fan Club Association (RAFC) on Saturday morning donated a green house and mushroom seedlings to Koperative Twiyubake Kinyinya made of elderly survivors of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi located in Gasharu cell, Kinyinya...

Saturday, July 6, 2019, 4:20 PM

Kigali Night Run returns tonight

Friday, June 7 Kigali Night Run (5.4km) 7p.m Thousands are expected to take part in the 5th edition of the Kigali Night Run due later today. According to organisers, the 5.4km race is open to all and will be starting from Kigali Convention Centre/Kigali Business Centre roundabout and end at...

Friday, June 7, 2019, 1:01 PM

J-Dub releases John 3:16 today

All roads lead to Wakanda Villa in Kabeza for the launch of J-Dub Nkera’s debut album, John 3:16. The up and coming J-Dub “El Fazo”, real name, John R Nkera, has been on the scene for some time now, releasing several mix tapes like ‘Dub Therapy’, which was released in...

Friday, June 7, 2019, 12:47 PM

President Kagame in France for VivaTech Conference

President Paul Kagame will today attend the Viva Technology Conference known as “VivaTech” in Paris, France. VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for top global tech firms and startups from across the world. The annual international technology conference is dedicated to...

Friday, May 17, 2019, 9:08 AM

Public cautioned against ‘mobile money’ scammers

With the ever evolving tech crimes, officials have issued a stern warning to the public to always be cautious about potential scams, especially on mobile gadgets and the internet. According to Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), it is always important to double check on the messages people...

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 10:52 PM

Public cautioned against Mobile Money scammers

With the ever growing tech crimes, officials have issued a stern warning to the public to always be cautious about potential scams, especially on mobile gadgets and the internet. According to Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB), it is always important to take a double check on the messages people...

Thursday, April 11, 2019, 5:47 PM

#Kwibuka25 UPDATES

Today, Rwandans in the country and those across the world will be joined by the rest of the global community to mark the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Click here to follow LIVE the 25th commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.  There are several...

Sunday, April 7, 2019, 9:56 AM

Kagame shares Rwanda's story with US business leaders

President Paul Kagame Monday evening addressed a gathering of over 300 business leaders in Charlotte, North Carolina in the US, where he said that Rwanda has put behind the tragedies of the past decades to shape a better future. "We don't allow ourselves to get lost in our tragedies...

Tuesday, February 19, 2019, 9:54 AM

Rwandan club to feature in NBA's Basketball Africa League

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) have announced plans to launch a professional basketball league for Africa called, Basketball Africa League. The 12-team league, is expected open in January 2020.  NBA and @FIBA announce their...

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 4:22 PM

Iriho, Khoza win ‘player of the year’ at Cricket Awards

The second edition of the Rwanda Cricket Awards took place on Sunday at Ubumwe Grand Hotel. The awards ceremony was graced by Oscar Kerketta, the High Commissioner of India to Rwanda, partners, and members of the cricket fraternity of Rwanda.  Newly crowned Miss Rwanda, Meghan Nimwiza, and...

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 12:00 AM

CoK designates 4 places to watch New Year fireworks.

You might have all the fun, attend all concerts but nothing beats a New Year that kicks off with dazzling fireworks. The City of Kigali seems to understand this and they’ve designated four locations from where fireworks will be launched to welcome 2019. Apart from Kigali Convention Centre...

Monday, December 31, 2018, 12:51 PM

The New Year Proggie

First of all, Happy New Year! Secondly, please don’t waste your good time trying to find a place in Rwanda to celebrate New Year’s Eve and the New Year—we got you! Around the world, people look forward to the next few days—the end and start of a new ...

Friday, December 28, 2018, 3:14 PM

Mpyisi on making ‘Sogokuru’

If you are Rwandan, you probably know or have read Pastor Ezra Mpyisi’s jokes on the many social media platforms, or listened to him giving lectures on the radio. Now, his granddaughter, Kamikazi Mpyisi, a budding filmmaker, has answered most of our prayers; making a...

Thursday, December 13, 2018, 9:35 PM

Renowned Akagera elephant dead

Akagera National Park yesterday announced the demise of their most recognised elephant, Mutware. Park officials say Mutware (chief in English) died of natural causes. Aged 48, Mutware was one of the oldest elephants in Akagera. He was easily recognisable to those who knew him as he had broken his...

Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:20 AM

Genocide suspect Leopold Munyakazi sentenced to nine years

Genocide suspect Dr. Leopold Munyakazi has been cleared of all but one charge related to Genocide by the specialised chamber for international crimes based in Nyanza. The decision was rendered Friday by the chamber that is affiliated to High Court. The 67 year-old who was extradited to Rwanda by...

Friday, July 20, 2018, 6:21 PM

Rwanda set standards for hosting Cricket events-ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has heaped praise on Rwanda for hosting a successful ICC World Twenty20 Africa B qualifier characterised by excellent cricket and hospitality. The World T20 Africa B Qualifiers that ended on Saturday at Gahanga Cricket Stadium brought together Kenya, Uganda...

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 1:31 PM