Up to 300 civil servants in leadership training

A total of 300 leaders from provincial and district levels across the country have converged in Nyamata, Bugesera District, for training on measures that should be taken to successfully accomplish government programmes and policies. The week-long training was organised by the Ministry for Local...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: EAC youth ambassadors to rally peers in genocide ideology fight

Youth from the East African Youth Ambassadors platform, on Saturday, visited Kigali Genocide Memorial site to honour the victims and learn from the recorded and documented history about the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. The group observed a minute of silence and laid wreath on the graves of...

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 12:00 AM

Govt to carry out more awareness campaigns on EAC integration

The Ministry of Justice (Minijust) has committed to undertake more efforts in sensitising the community on the aspects of legal and juridical cooperation of the East African Community integration process. The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, made the remarks this week...

Friday, April 8, 2016, 12:00 AM

French youth comfort Genocide widows

French youth leaders and their other European colleagues, yesterday, visited widows of the 1994 Genocide, as part of an outreach programme to commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. The youth are members of the European Grassroots Antiracist Movement (EGAM). Valerie Mukabayire, the...

Thursday, April 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

[PHOTOS]: Minister Nsengimana tips youth leaders

The Minister for Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, has challenged the newly elected executive committee for National Youth Council to work smart and hard to achieve goals that will empower the young generation. He said this on Monday during a handover ceremony to the new committee that was...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 12:00 AM

PDC party youth urged to use social media to fight genocide ideology

YouthFUL members of the Centrist Democratic Party (PDC) countrywide have been urged to stand up and fight against the spread of the genocide ideology through social media. The call was made by Agnes Mukabaranga, the party president, on Saturday in Kigali during a one-day training on fighting...

Monday, April 4, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rain kills five, destroys 65 homes

At least five people were killed and 65 houses destroyed following last week’s downpour in different parts of the country, according to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs. The five victims died after a mine caved in in Muhanga District,while the properties destroyed...

Monday, March 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Serena joins Kicukiro residents in planting fruits

At least 2,500 agro forestry trees were over the weekend planted in Gahanga sector in Kicukiro District. The mangoes and orange plants, provided by Kigali Serena Hotel, were planted during a joint activity undertaken by residents, hotel staff and Kicukiro District local leaders. Charles Muia,...

Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 12:00 AM

Bugesera steel company given one month to address workers' complaints

Imana Steel Rwanda, a steel manufacturing company in Gashora sector, Bugesera District is on the spot over occupational safety. The workers exposed the flaws on Tuesday as the Minister of Public Service and Labour, Judith Uwizeye, and other government officials visited the company following...

Thursday, February 25, 2016, 12:00 AM

Schools get instructional materials

The Education Development Centre (EDC) has distributed school instructional materials to at least 2,478 public and government aided primary schools countrywide to advance quality of education and facilitate the implementation of the new competence -based curriculum. The materials distributed last...

Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Teachers warned on mismanaging school materials

Education officers and head teachers from private and government aided primary schools have been urged to ensure proper management of school materials. The call was made by Chantal Uwiragiye, the provincial coordinator of EDC-L3 initiative, during a meeting with local education stakeholders from...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Rwf90m raised to build women leadership centre of excellence

More than Rwf91 million was raised during a fundraising drive for the construction of women leadership centre of excellence in Gahanga sector, Kicukiro District on Friday. The event held at Serena Hotel Kigali attracted various government officials, civil society and the private sector. The total...

Tuesday, February 16, 2016, 12:00 AM

Domestic workers commit to fight early marriage

200 domestic workers from Kimisagara, Gitega and Nyakabanda sectors in the City of Kigali have vowed to be agents of change in fight against early marriage and unwanted pregnancies. They made the commitment on Friday, during the closure of a 2-month training aimed at raising awareness of...

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 12:00 AM

Justice stakeholders urged on time management

The Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye has urged partners in justice sector on hard work and time management for better service delivery. Busingye was last week addressing a stakeholders’ meeting convened to evaluate performance for fiscal year 2015/16 and plan for...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Marriot staff in tree planting drive

Kigali Marriot Hotel staff joined Kanyinya sector residents in Nyarugenge District to plant more than 500 trees on the hills of Taba. The exercise was in line with environment protection and took place last Saturday during Umuganda (community work).  Peter Mukulu, the director of sales and...

Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 12:00 AM

Senior Six leavers in national service

Grassroots leaders and residents across the country have been called on to closely collaborate with Senior Six leavers undertaking their national service, locally known as “Urugerero”.  Rucagu speaks during a past event. (File) Boniface Rucagu, the chairperson of the National Itorero...

Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:00 AM

Responsibilities remain even out of office, Minister Kaboneka tells local leaders

While leaders’ office tenure ends, responsibilities do not until someone dies, the Minister for Local Government, Francis Kaboneka, has said. Kaboneka was yesterday speaking at the inauguration of Kicukiro District local government’s new complex. The Rwf300-million complex was...

Saturday, January 23, 2016, 12:00 AM

Senior Six leavers urged to uphold cultural values

At least 54,000 students who completed secondary and vocational training education have concluded a one-week civic education course organised by National Itorero Commission. The students attended the training at 148 sites in districts across the country. Participants included 27,000 girls....

Thursday, January 21, 2016, 12:00 AM

Agric stakeholders urged on partnership

Agriculture stakeholders in the country have been challenged to work closely to boost crop productivity as Season B of the year approaches. Dr Telesphore Ndabamenye, the head of crop production and food security at Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) made the call at a meeting in Kigali last week. The...

Monday, January 18, 2016, 12:00 AM

40 Rulindo community workers recognised

Forty-one residents of Mbogo and Burega Sectors in Rulindo District have been recognised for their contribution in counseling and addressing trauma in the community. The residents were recognised by Rwanda Association in Trauma Counseling (ARCT– Ruhuka), Tuesday, during a field visit aimed at...

Thursday, January 14, 2016, 12:00 AM

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