Never Again country director Dr Munyandamutsa passes on

Dr. Naasson Munyandamutsa, a leading psychiatrist passed on Tuesday. A press release from Never Again Rwanda, where he worked as country head, said; “Dr. Munyandamutsa died after battling a one year sickness.” “Never Again Rwanda is saddened to announce to its friends, partners...

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 12:00 AM

Burundi’s Mfumukeko named new EAC Secretary General

The heads of state summit held Wednesday in Arusha, Tanzania, has appointed Dr. Libérat Mfumukeko as the new Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC). Mfumukeko who is expected to assume office in April, replacing Dr Richard Sezibera, is Burundian. He has been the Deputy...

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

MTN Rwanda launches 4G LTE on mobile devices

MTN Rwanda today announced the launch of 4G LTE on mobile phones enabling customers with 4G enabled devices to make voice calls and use mobile data on the 4G LTE network.   This latest development will allow customers to maintain a full 4G experience during a call. This means voice and...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Monique Mukaruliza is new Kigali City mayor

The National Coordinator for the Northern Corridor Integration Projects (NICP), Monique Mukaruliza, has been elected the city mayor after winning a landslide victory over her challenger. In the elections held at the Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo, Mukaruliza, who is also a former Minister...

Monday, February 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

[VIDEO & PHOTOS] Car catches fire at Gishushu

Yesterday afternoon, at around 2pm, a Mercedes Benz, was engulfed in flames just next to the Gishushu traffic lights along Airport Road, leaving it completely written off. Rwanda National Police cordoned off the street from curious onlookers as Police Fire Brigade put out the fire, an exercise...

Saturday, February 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

Business community lauds resumption of 24-hour service at Rwanda-DRC border

Members of the business community have welcomed reports that the Rwanda-DR Congo border of La Corniche, popularly known as Grande Barrierre, has resumed operating on 24-hour basis. This follows the announcement by Julien Paluku, the governor of North Kivu province, who said that effective February...

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

Senior six results released

Results for the 2015 senior six national examinations (A-Level) were released this afternoon at the Ministry of Education headquarters in Kacyiru showing a slight improvement in the general performance. The results were received from the director-general, Rwanda Education Board (REB) Janvier...

Thursday, February 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

AfDB launches first Africa Visa Openness Index

The African Development Bank (AfDB) last Friday launched the first Africa Visa Openness Index (PDF File), which shows that Africa remains largely closed off to African travelers. According to the report, Africans—on average—need visas to travel to 55% of other African countries;...

Monday, February 15, 2016, 12:00 AM

LIVE UPDATES: DRC are CHAN2016 Champions

A brace by Mechak Elia and another goal from Jonathan Bolingi was enough to crown the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) champions of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) that has been taking place in Rwanda. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are champions of the 2016 Orange...

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

BREAKING NEWS: DRC are CHAN2016 Champions

A brace by Mechak Elia and another goal from Jonathan Bolingi was enough to crown the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) champions of the 2016 Orange African Nations Championship that has been taking place in Rwanda. Mechak Elia’s goals came in the 29th and 62nd minutes but his first half...

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

DR Congo through to semifinals of CHAN 2016

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) have qualified for the semifinals of the Orange African Nations Championship after beating hosts Rwanda 2-1 at Amahoro National Stadium. The Leopards started the first half the better side creating chance after chance and on the 10th minute, their...

Saturday, January 30, 2016, 12:00 AM

EALA wants partner states to scrap work, residence permits

Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) have called upon EAC Partner States to kick-start the process of uniformly abolishing work and residence permit fees as well as in the facilitation of portability of social benefits. This was on Wednesday at the ongoing EALA session in Arusha...

Friday, January 29, 2016, 12:00 AM

Uganda eliminated as Mali land final quarter-final spot

Wednesday Group D Mali 0-0 ZambiaUganda 1-1 Zimbabwe Uganda’s 2016 CHAN journey has ended after it became the last country to be eliminated from the biennial continental tournament. Yesterday was the final day of group matches in the ongoing Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN...

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

CHAN2016: Nigeria crush out; Tunisia, Guinea into quarter-finals

Ibrahima Sory Sankhon’s goal at the stroke of halftime was enough to earn Guinea a quarterfinal spot at the expense of Africa’s powerhouse Nigeria, in the ongoing Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda. Nigeria, who started the day top of Group C, had been considered...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

CHAN2016: Uganda eliminated as Mali land final quarter-final spot

Uganda’s 2016 CHAN journey has ended after it became the last country to be eliminated from the biennial continental tournament. Today was the final day of group matches in the ongoing Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda and all the attention was on Group D composed of...

Wednesday, January 27, 2016, 12:00 AM

CHAN2016: Nigeria crush out; Tunisia, Guinea into quarterfinals

Ibrahima Sory Sankhon’s goal at the stroke of halftime was enough to earn Guinea a quarterfinal spot at the expense of Africa’s powerhouse Nigeria, in the ongoing Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Rwanda. Nigeria, who started the day top of Group C, had been considered...

Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 12:00 AM

CHAN2016: Rwanda to face DR Congo in quarter-finals

GROUP B Cameroon, 7ptsDR Congo, 6ptsAngola, 3 ptsEthiopia, 1 pt Cameroon scored three against the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to top Group B in the ongoing Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN). DRC who went into the fixture as favourites having won all their group...

Monday, January 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Angola out of CHAN as Ethiopia hold Cameroon to keep their hopes alive

Ethiopia fought hard for a goal-less draw against Cameroon to avoid early elimination from the ongoing fourth CHAN edition in Rwanda. The second Group B fixture of the day was played last evening at Huye stadium in the Southern Province. The game didn't produce many chances as each side...

Friday, January 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Two draws leave Group C quarter-final qualification open

Tunisia and Nigeria settled for 1-1 draw in the first Group C fixture of the day in the ongoing African Nations Championship (CHAN), at Kigali Regional Stadium in Nyamirambo on Friday.  Tunisia should have been ahead at the stroke of half time, but referee Joshua Bondo from Botswana...

Friday, January 22, 2016, 12:00 AM

Amavubi storm CHAN 2016 quarters

Result Rwanda 2-1 GabonMorocco 0-1 Ivory Coast Today DR Congo vs Angola 3pmCameroon vs Ethiopia 6pm A brace from AS Kigali striker Ernest Sugira was enough to send hosts Rwanda through to the quarter-finals of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Amavubi’s 2-1 victory over Gabon...

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

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