Rwanda

Rwanda, Haiti establish diplomatic relations

Rwanda has established diplomatic relations with Haiti as the two nations move to widen existing as well as explore new areas of cooperation. Rwanda’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Valentine Rugwabiza and her Haitian counterpart, Ambassador Denis Régis, said in a...

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 12:11pm

FIBA Africa: Rwanda thump Cape Verde to storm quarters in second spot

Tuesday Group A Cape Verde 32-57 Rwanda Mozambique 57-45 Egypt The national U18 girls’ basketball team yesterday overpowered struggling Cape Verde 57-32 to advance to quarter-finals as first runners-up of Group A in the ongoing FIBA U18 Women’s African Championships. Following...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 4:04pm

China-supported polytechnic contributes to technical training in Rwanda

Located at the foot of the Virunga volcanic mountains, Integrated Polytechnic Regional College Musanze (IPRC Musanze) is playing an important role in training technical persons in Rwanda. The college, constructed by Chinese enterprise China Geo-Engineering Corporation using funds from the Chinese...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 3:23pm

Murekatete stars as Rwanda stun Egypt in African Champs opener

Group A Sunday Egypt vs Cape Verde 3:30pm Mozambique vs Rwanda 6pm Friday Rwanda 46-37 Egypt Mozambique 61-32 Cape Verde BELLA Murekatete contributed 13 points and 21 rebounds yesterday as she inspired Rwanda’s U18 ladies basketball team to a 46-37 victory over Egypt in their opening...

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 11:33pm

Basketball: Rwanda U18 Girls face Egypt in African Champs opener

Today Group B Rwanda          vs     Egypt                15:45 Cape Verde    vs     Mozambique     ...

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 11:41am

Africa Handball Challenge: Rwanda lose Group B opener to Senegal

Today Group A DR Congo vs Cameroon 2pm Group B Madagascar vs Senegal 4pm Wednesday Group A DR Congo 36 - 22 Zambia Group B Rwanda 31-33 Senegal Rwanda U-20 handball team’s quest for the Africa Challenge Trophy got off to a shocker as they feel to a 33-31 defeat to Senegal in Group B...

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 8:32am

Africa Challenge Trophy: Rwanda face Senegal in Group B opener

Today Group A DRC vs Nigeria 2pm Group B Rwanda vs Senegal 4:30pm Rwanda’s U-20 handball team start the campaign for top Africa Challenge Trophy honors this afternoon when they take on Senegal in Group B opener at Amahoro Stadium – kick-off 4:30pm. The junior continental...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 12:51pm

Commonwealth official arrives for CHOGM preparations

Nabeel Goheer, the Assistant Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, is in Rwanda for preparations of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), which Rwanda will host in 2020. It will be the 26th meeting of the heads of government of the Commonwealth of Nations. On his...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 8:42am

Rubavu: Rwanda’s source of football talent

From youth competitions to the national level, Rubavu has proved to be the source of a good number of fantastic football talents over the years. As a result, the area is now dubbed ‘Brazil’. Brazil is widely known for producing exceptional footballers. And the fact that Rubavu was...

Sunday, August 5, 2018 - 9:21am

Tour du Rwanda: Eritrea bow out, replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club

With less than 72 hours to the start of the 2018 Tour du Rwanda, Africa’s cycling giants Eritrea have pulled out at last minute, and were immediately replaced by Cameroon’s SNH Velo Club. The development was confirmed by Rwanda Cycling Federation, Ferwacy, on Thursday via Tour du...

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 3:15pm

$630 million earmarked for UN assistance programme in Rwanda

The Government and the One UN Rwanda, yesterday, signed an agreement that will see the latter support development and humanitarian activities in the country over the next five years. Specifically, the $630 million (about Rwf546 billion) kitty will be spent on the United Nations’ supported...

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 9:19am

Rwanda's beauty is underrated - Idris Elba

Idris Elba, the award-winning actor and producer, has described Rwanda as an underrated, beautiful place. In an interview published on Monday in the UK paper The Telegraph, the celebrity - whose full name is IdrissaAkuna Elba - talked about places he recently visited, specifically pointing out...

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 7:55pm

Japanese investors explore business opportunities in Rwanda

A delegation of Japanese top business leaders is in Rwanda to explore trade and investment opportunities in the country. The delegation made up of 28 Japanese firms as well as officials from the public sector. The mission is led by the country’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign...

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 11:40am

[PHOTO STORY]: First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame receives Mrs Peng Liyuan of China

His Excellency Xi JinPing and Her Excellency Mrs Peng Liyuan were in Rwanda for a two-day State Visit, on July 22nd to 23rd, 2018.   As part of the visit, First Lady Mrs Jeannette Kagame received Her Excellency First Lady Mrs Peng Liyuan of China, for a presentation on Imbuto Foundation'...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 3:54pm

Behold the Horn… of Africa

On this link you will be introduced to Dr Abiy Ahmed’s doctrine. Listening to him, one is able to appreciate the legacy of late Meles Zenawi, the charismatic Ethiopian Prime Minister who passed away six years ago. Like his illustrious predecessor then, Dr. Ahmed’s political thought is...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:13am

ICC T20 Qualifiers: Kenya, Uganda set to progress to African finals today

Uganda and Kenya recorded impressive victories on the third day of action in the International Cricket Council World T20 Africa B qualifiers on Tuesday, as the tournament reached its halfway mark. Kenya blew Tanzania out the park, to remain the only unbeaten team in the competition with six points...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 12:40pm

Coach Ouma names Harambee Starlets for Cecafa Women Challenge

Cecafa fixtures July 19 Kenya      vs    Uganda Rwanda   vs    Tanzania July 21 Ethiopia   vs    Uganda Kenya      vs    Tanzania July 23 Uganda   ...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 4:18pm

Who is accurately recording the story of Rwanda?

When I first moved to Rwanda there were a lot of questions from friends and family as to the secret to the country’s success. Many had originally thought that we were relocating to an unsafe territory and were genuinely concerned. After listening to our excitement and attempts at dispelling...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 12:24am

Kwibohora24: RDF continues to make a remarkable difference in contributing to Rwanda’s devt

As Rwanda celebrates 24 years of liberation struggle, Rwanda Defence Force (RDF)’s mission has remained the same, which is, defending the territorial integrity and ensuring national sovereignty. The RDF has therefore seized the opportunity to focus on contributing to human security and...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 3:32pm

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda see off Uganda to seal second round berth

Sunday - Group B Rwanda 92-79 Uganda Nigeria 93-53 Mali Rwanda Senior National Basketball Team have ended a four-year winless streak against Uganda to advance to the second round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup – African Qualifiers. It was a winner-take-all clash as the two sides battled for...

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 1:01pm