DNA

Supreme Court resolves paternity row after DNA test on Genocide victim

Yves Tuyishimire can take pride in finally having a paternal family which had been mischievously taken away from him during a protracted legal battle that has lasted over five years. This follows a landmark ruling by Supreme Court on Friday delivered its verdict, granting the 27-year old...

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 12:48am

Price for DNA test to reduce by half as new lab opens

Rwandans will be paying less for DNA tests to establish parentage for children or get proof for rape and other gender-based crimes among other forms of evidence, thanks to a new forensic laboratory launched in Kigali. The Kacyiru-based National Forensic Laboratory, unveiled by the Ministry of...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8:45am

Editorial: New forensic laboratory comes at the right time

At last,the long-awaited National Forensic Laboratory was inaugurated yesterday. It has been in the pipeline for as far as one can remember, but it kept being put off due to some unforeseen circumstances. The previous police laboratory performed rudimentary analysis such as fingerprints and...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:18am

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