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Rwanda/USAID land operation project’s four year term ends

Rwanda/USAID land operation project’s four year term ends

6:24 pm | The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Rwanda) land project that has been operating in…

Mukamusonera’s hope renewed through Airtel Touching Lives Initiative

Mukamusonera’s hope renewed through Airtel Touching Lives Initiative

3:31 pm | Adele Mukamusonera a resident of a rural suburb at Mont Kigali, is one of the…

BIG BOOST: Rwanda receives Rwf 39 billion from AfDB

BIG BOOST: Rwanda receives Rwf 39 billion from AfDB

10:43 am | Just yesterday (Monday), Rwanda received $50 million (approximately Rwf 39 billion) from African Development Bank…

Wrangle between National Council and unlicensed Nurses escalates

Wrangle between National Council and unlicensed Nurses escalates

11:15 am | A yet to be resolved wrangle is tearing up hundreds of would-be nurse graduates against…

Kenya-Rwanda women trade forum to enhance business relations

Kenya-Rwanda women trade forum to enhance business relations

2:01 pm | Rwandan and Kenyan businesswomen together are set to enhance trade relations between the two countries…

Business

  • Kigali plazas battle low occupancy: Who will save developers?
  • Betting, gambling games banned
  • Paying taxes should be a culture – Minister Ndagijimana
  • 14,000 traders now use Electronic Billing Machines – RRA
  • EAC states urged on women economic empowerment
  • Government issues fines on street hawkers and buyers

Over 2000 get Hepatitis B Vaccination as prevention campaign Kicks off

4:41 pm | The Ministry of health through Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) has launched a campaign against viral hepatitis infections.…

Over 2000 get Hepatitis B Vaccination as prevention campaign Kicks off

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

Mukamusonera’s hope renewed through Airtel Touching Lives Initiative

3:31 pm | Adele Mukamusonera a resident of a rural suburb at Mont Kigali, is one of the Rwandans who was lucky to survive the genocide and still deals with the wounds that arose from the genocide against the Tutsi.…

Mukamusonera’s hope renewed through Airtel Touching Lives Initiative

Traditional dances, cultural exhibition top FESPAD-Umuganura 2016 agenda

5:10 pm | The Ministry of Sports and culture has today lined up a detailed programme of National Harvest Day (Umuganura),FESPAD & 'I Nyanza Twataramye' cultural events to be held between August 1- 5th, 2016.…

Traditional dances, cultural exhibition top FESPAD-Umuganura 2016 agenda

Chinese company to help boost ICT sector

2:01 pm | The ministry of youth and ICT has signed an MoU with China ComService International Ltd (CCSI) to boost the digital transformation of the country. The MoU aims at identifying commercially feasible solutions and services that can be delivered to the Great Lakes Region from operations headquartered in Rwanda.…

Chinese company to help boost ICT sector

National

Kigali plazas battle low occupancy: Who will save developers?

Kigali plazas battle low occupancy: Who will save developers?

10:29 am | Venturing into real estate may regress as the low uptake of Kigali commercial buildings keep stirring up fears among investors on making returns.…

Rwanda/USAID land operation project’s four year term ends

Rwanda/USAID land operation project’s four year term ends

6:24 pm | The United States Agency for International Development (USAID/Rwanda) land project that has been operating in the country for the last four years has come to an end.…

Mukamusonera’s hope renewed through Airtel Touching Lives Initiative

Mukamusonera’s hope renewed through Airtel Touching Lives Initiative

3:31 pm | Adele Mukamusonera a resident of a rural suburb at Mont Kigali, is one of the…

Rwf 300m Nkombo Guest houses badly conceived and erected – MPs

Rwf 300m Nkombo Guest houses badly conceived and erected – MPs

1:35 pm | Members of parliament sitting on the committee of public accounts have echoed Rusizi Residents’…

Environment experts to take global forest restoration pledges to 100m hectares

Environment experts to take global forest restoration pledges to 100m hectares

6:16 pm | Environment leaders and experts are meeting in Kigali to boost pledges expected to take global…

Genocide suspect, Ruhigira arrested in Germany

Genocide suspect, Ruhigira arrested in Germany

4:37 pm | Former director of cabinet in the genocidal regime Enock Ruhigira is detained in Germany over…

Rwanda, Australia strengthen ties

Rwanda, Australia strengthen ties

3:59 pm | Rwanda is set to receive investors from Australia thanks to both countries’ commitment towards promoting…

Other News

Traditional dances, cultural exhibition top FESPAD-Umuganura 2016 agenda

Traditional dances, cultural exhibition top FESPAD-Umuganura 2016 agenda

5:10 pm | The Ministry of Sports and culture has today lined up a detailed programme of National…

Port states join to crack down on illegal unregulated fishing

Port states join to crack down on illegal unregulated fishing

2:56 pm | By José Graziano da Silva, Director-General, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Last…

Reconciled couples appreciate Rwanda National Police approach

Reconciled couples appreciate Rwanda National Police approach

2:29 pm | At least 190 couples that were experiencing domestic wrangles have been reconciled and reunited in…

Two arrested for attempting to bribe police officers

Two arrested for attempting to bribe police officers

2:19 pm | Police in Kayonza District have arrested two people in connection with attempting to bribe a…

11 illegal Gold miners arrested

11 illegal Gold miners arrested

2:08 pm | Police in Rusizi District is holding 11 men who were caught red-handed mining gold illegally.…

Betting, gambling games banned

Betting, gambling games banned

9:30 am | “People blame these games for hindering the saving culture especially among the youth and promoting theft to get money to use in the game...”…

Mankind must ‘restore what we unjustly borrowed’ – Sir David Attenborough

Mankind must ‘restore what we unjustly borrowed’ – Sir David Attenborough

5:42 pm | Broadcaster and conservation legend, Sir David Attenborough,swaps stories and ideas on the power of conservation with guests at the Rwanda High Commission in London.…