Tiger in New York zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger called Nadia, from a zoo in New York is said to be the first non-domestic animal to test positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19). A tiger at the Bronx Zoo tested positive for the novel coronavirus—and six other big cats are exhibiting symptoms consistent with the illness https...

Monday, April 6, 2020, 8:46 AM

Coronavirus lockdown causes global shortage of condoms

With many production firms shutting down due to the coronavirus lockdown, Malaysia’s Karex Bhd, the world’s biggest producer of condoms has been forced to shut down production. The industry makes one in every five condoms globally. It has not produced a...

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 12:03 PM

Basic protective measures against coronavirus

Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. COVID-19 is still affecting mostly people in China with some outbreaks in other countries. Most people who become infected experience mild...

Monday, March 16, 2020, 9:24 AM

Chloroquine, an antimalarial drug confirmed effective on coronavirus

Chinese experts, based on the result of clinical trials, have confirmed that chloroquine phosphate, an antimalarial drug, has a certain curative effect on the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), a Chinese official said here Monday. According to reports in Xinhua, a Chinese news...

Monday, February 17, 2020, 2:58 PM

Image of two mice fighting wins people's choice for Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Photographer, Sam Rowley, has won this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the year competition at the LUMIX People’s Choice Awards. Rowley took the photo of both mice fighting after spending days in a London underground train station where passengers often throw crumbs of food...

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 11:28 AM

Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest open for entries

The fifth edition of the Andrei Stenin International Press Photo Contest is underway and photo journalists from across the world have until February 29, 2020 to submit their work. “The Andrei Stenin Contest is entering a new phase in 2020. We marked the first five years in 2019, and we...

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 10:54 AM

Rwanda - PSG deal: How social media reacted to the partnership

Rwanda and French Football club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) on Wednesday announced a three-year sponsorship deal. This was Rwanda's second partnership deal with a football club following on a three year deal with Arsenal FC last year. Explaining the deal, Rwanda Development Board...

Thursday, December 5, 2019, 11:15 AM

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

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