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Locust Update: No Cause for Alarm in Rwanda

Locust Update: No Cause for Alarm in Rwanda

Rwanda Agriculture Board (RAB) and Nyagatare district authorities have quelled fears that locusts could have arrived in Rwanda after a group of insects looking like the deadly locusts were spotted…

Rwanda Announces Heavy Fines Against Single Use Plastics

Rwanda Announces Heavy Fines Against Single Use Plastics

If you illegally manufacture single-use plastic bags or other plastic materials such as plates and cups, you will be slapped with a heavy fine of Rwf10 million and have…

Gov’t Lost 92% of Labor Cases Last Year

Gov’t Lost 92% of Labor Cases Last Year

Rwanda Senate has proposed that the Public Service Commission (PSC) be given power to recommend punishment against officials who don’t implement its directives to resolve civil servant cases, which…

Life In Kagugu, Rwanda’s Most Densely Populated Cell

Life In Kagugu, Rwanda’s Most Densely Populated Cell

It is 7:30am on a Friday morning, the hustle and bustle in Batsinda market can literally be physically felt. Young rugged men carrying sacks of foodstuffs and charcoal on…

New Disease: Rwandan Scholars Concerned by ‘Text-Neck’ as Phone Addiction Increases

New Disease: Rwandan Scholars Concerned by ‘Text-Neck’ as Phone Addiction Increases

Rwanda health researchers will, this year, conduct a research on the effects of using phones for longer hours after several cases of severe neck complications were reported. Although weak and…

You Can Now Send Your Young Child to Learn Robotics in Kigali

You Can Now Send Your Young Child to Learn Robotics in Kigali

During the 2019 National Dialogue Rwanda adopted a vision of raising, in the next 30 years, children who can compete on the global market, in innovation, languages and incomes through…

Kigali City District Mayors Dropped

Kigali City District Mayors Dropped

Kigali city district mayors have been dropped in a move to implement the new law governing the City of Kigali of July 2019. In the new structure of city of…

Why Ministers Uwizeyimana and Munyakazi Resigned

Why Ministers Uwizeyimana and Munyakazi Resigned

Clause 4 of Article 4 of the 2013 Leadership Code of Conduct states that any leader particularly at the national level is prohibited from engaging “in the use of his…

Breaking News: Minister Uwizeyimana Resigns Over Assaulting a Security Guard

Breaking News: Minister Uwizeyimana Resigns Over Assaulting a Security Guard

A statement from Prime Minister’s office has confirmed that the State Minister in Charge of Constitution and Legal Affairs Evode Uwizeyimana resigned. This happened after he assaulted a…

Showbiz Industry Decries Jailing of DJs Over Noise Pollution

Showbiz Industry Decries Jailing of DJs Over Noise Pollution

The arrest of popular local music spinner DJ Marnaud, real name Arnaud Mugisha Gatera, over noise pollution allegations has caused uproar within the showbiz industry, with stakeholders saying that Rwanda…

Rwanda’s Nkombo Island: The Dazzling Hidden Beauty

Rwanda’s Nkombo Island: The Dazzling Hidden Beauty

Travellers visiting Rwanda will only tell stories of the robust, courageous and quite amazing mountain gorillas in the north, the beautiful scenery of Akagera national park –home to the big…

Updated: Death toll Rises to 19 After Sunday Heavy Downpour

Updated: Death toll Rises to 19 After Sunday Heavy Downpour

A heavy downpour that affected most parts of the country on Sunday – February 2nd caused 13 deaths and 2 injuries – the Ministry of Emergency Management has said in the provisional…