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EU delegation lauds Rwandan action on women’s rights

EU delegation lauds Rwandan action on women’s rights

3:32 pm | Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality,who have been on…

Meaningful partnerships must include women and girls – First Lady

Meaningful partnerships must include women and girls – First Lady

12:18 pm | The First Lady, Jeannette Kagame has said meaningful partnerships must include women and girls because…

It’s Lilian Mbabazi at Kigali Jazz Junction

It’s Lilian Mbabazi at Kigali Jazz Junction

10:48 am | Uganda based singer, Lilian Mbabazi is expected to supply a spectacular Jazz mix melody and…

$100m project launched to develop Secondary Cities, upgrade Kigali

$100m project launched to develop Secondary Cities, upgrade Kigali

8:58 am | Government has launched the Rwanda Urban Development project, which comprises of the development of six…

Business

  • Scrap metal collection should be done diligently by mature people – Police
  • Model Mugabo on Cloud nine over New York Fashion Show
  • MINICOM calls for value addition in hides and skins Production
  • Tigo Rwanda appoints new Chief Technology Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Student wins 5th Motorcycle in Tunga Promotion
  • BPR pledges to support exporters

WHO releases new guidelines to treat drug-resistant STIs

2:06 pm | New guidelines for the treatment of three common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been issued by the World Health Organization (WHO). Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are all caused by bacteria and are generally curable with antibiotics.…

WHO releases new guidelines to treat drug-resistant STIs

RDRC Peace Tournament enters semi-final stage

1:30 pm | The Rwanda Demobilization and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) Peace Tournament knock-out matches ended yesterday. Semi-finals will be played on Monday while finals will take place on June 23rd.…

RDRC Peace Tournament enters semi-final stage

EU delegation lauds Rwandan action on women’s rights

3:32 pm | Members of the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality,who have been on a 3-day visit to Rwanda, have said that although there are still challenges for women in the country, there are encouraging projects trying to provide support to those that need it most.…

EU delegation lauds Rwandan action on women’s rights

Cultural Fashion show proves industry is ‘worth’ gigantic investment

10:40 am | Fashion promoters are doing great job to improve and expand the industry at regional and international level. This follows impressive work done by designers and models who took part in last weekend’s Rwanda cultural fashion show.…

Cultural Fashion show proves industry is ‘worth’ gigantic investment

Tigo Rwanda commissions Internet Transit for KT Rwanda Networks

11:28 am | Tigo Rwanda is proud to announce the commissioning of a wholesale IP Transit service for KT Rwanda Networks.…

Tigo Rwanda commissions Internet Transit for KT Rwanda Networks

National

MIDIMAR, UNHCR launch refugee inclusion program

MIDIMAR, UNHCR launch refugee inclusion program

8:55 pm | The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) have launched a joint livelihood strategy for socio-economic inclusion of refugees living in Rwanda.…

Museveni recognizes, awards late Maj. Gen Rwigyema

Museveni recognizes, awards late Maj. Gen Rwigyema

3:41 pm | Uganda’s President, Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, has today awarded the late Maj. Gen Fred Gisa Rwigyema with a Golden Jubilee medal for his contribution to democracy…

UK Minister for International Development to visit Rwanda

UK Minister for International Development to visit Rwanda

10:59 am | James Wharton MP, UK Minister for the Department for International Development (DFID), will be in…

China donates US$ 200,000 to EAC for Inter-Burundi Dialogue

China donates US$ 200,000 to EAC for Inter-Burundi Dialogue

5:53 am | The People’s Republic of China has donated US$200,000 to the East African Community Secretariat as…

Police, youth volunteers in joint anti-crime campaign in Gicumbi

Police, youth volunteers in joint anti-crime campaign in Gicumbi

5:32 am | The joint awareness campaign by the District Police Unit and members of Rwanda Youth Volunteers…

Mining firm suspended over irregularities

Mining firm suspended over irregularities

10:19 am | The Giswati-Mukula Task force has suspended mining activities at Twabugezi Mining concession in Rutsiro District…

4.8 magnitude earthquake kills one, injures over 20

4.8 magnitude earthquake kills one, injures over 20

9:53 am | It has been established that Friday evening’s strong earthquake destroyed 22 houses, killed one child…

Other News

Scrap metal collection should be done diligently by mature people – Police

Scrap metal collection should be done diligently by mature people – Police

5:25 am | Rwanda National Police has reminded the general public that collection and storing of scrap metals…

2 Face Idibia challenged by attendance, pulls awesome performance

2 Face Idibia challenged by attendance, pulls awesome performance

11:37 am | Nigerian star, 2Face Idibia did not let the dwindling numbers of revelers at his Serena…

Model Mugabo on Cloud nine over New York Fashion Show

Model Mugabo on Cloud nine over New York Fashion Show

11:09 am | After representing Rwanda at Coterie Show 2016 (Coterie SS17), a three-day fashion exhibition event held…

Western region intensifies fight against narcotic drugs

Western region intensifies fight against narcotic drugs

10:39 am | The intensified crackdown against illicit drugs in the Western region led to the seizure of…

Two arrested in crackdown on driver’s license forgery

Two arrested in crackdown on driver’s license forgery

10:31 am | The ongoing police crackdown on forgery of road traffic related documents led to the arrest…

Cultural Fashion show proves industry is ‘worth’ gigantic investment

Cultural Fashion show proves industry is ‘worth’ gigantic investment

10:40 am | Fashion promoters are doing great job to improve and expand the industry at regional and international level. This follows impressive work done by designers and models who took part in last weekend’s Rwanda cultural fashion show.…

EALA joins push for legislative powers at ECOWAS Parliament

EALA joins push for legislative powers at ECOWAS Parliament

6:05 am | The EALA Speaker, Rt Hon. Daniel Fred Kidega says the time for the Economic Community of West African States’ (ECOWAS) Parliament to get Legislative powers is now,…