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Swedish Attorney Hands over Compensation to Genocide Survivors

Swedish Attorney Hands over Compensation to Genocide Survivors

Six survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi will today receive compensation paid by genocide convict Claver Berinkindi currently serving a life sentence in Sweden. On 15th February 2017, the…

Long Wait Over, Rwandans in Belgium to Meet President Kagame

Long Wait Over, Rwandans in Belgium to Meet President Kagame

After seven years of waiting, thousands of Rwandans and friends in Belgium will on Saturday interact with President Paul Kagame during a special Rwanda Day event. The President is scheduled…

New Bill Proposes Payment and Protection of Whistle-blowers

New Bill Proposes Payment and Protection of Whistle-blowers

Rwanda Parliament has began debating on a proposed bill seeking to protect and reward whistle-blowers that would expose any illegal and unethical activities in institutions and organisations. “The 2012…

Rwanda, World Bank Sign €75.9M to Finance Ngoma-Nyanza Road

Rwanda, World Bank Sign €75.9M to Finance Ngoma-Nyanza Road

                          The World Bank and government of Rwanda today signed a ‎€75.9 million (Rwf54.6 billion) loan…

Agriculture Ministry ‘Not Worried’ by 30% Budget Cut

Agriculture Ministry ‘Not Worried’ by 30% Budget Cut

The significant chop of budget allocated to Agriculture Ministry will not affect its operations in this financial year, officials in the ministry have said. Claver Gatete, the Finance Minister told…

Biggest Opposition Party Endorses Kagame for President

Biggest Opposition Party Endorses Kagame for President

The Social Democratic Party (PSD) headed by natural resources minister Dr Vincent Biruta has endorsed imminent RPF Inkotanyi candidate Paul Kagame for the August Presidential elections. At the party&#8217…

RDF Restores Sight for Hundreds of Patients in one Month

RDF Restores Sight for Hundreds of Patients in one Month

In just one month, about 200 ‘completely’ blind or visually impaired Rwandans have thrown their white cane – the mobility tools and said goodbye to therapeutic pair of glasses – thanks to…

World Bank, Rwanda to Ink Deal for Ngoma-Nyanza Road Project

World Bank, Rwanda to Ink Deal for Ngoma-Nyanza Road Project

The World Bank and Rwanda will next week sign a financing agreement to rehabilitate the 130Kms Ngoma-Bugesera-Nyanza road network to connect business between East and Southern provinces. The…

Election Commission Cannot Control Social Media – Says Regulator

Election Commission Cannot Control Social Media – Says Regulator

The Rwanda National Electoral Commission (NEC) became a laughing stock Wednesday evening after the country’s utilities regulator slammed its comments on social media use during the upcoming polls…

Over 12% of Rwandans Smoke Tobacco

Over 12% of Rwandans Smoke Tobacco

Rwanda’s Health Ministry says there is high consumption of tobacco among Rwandans despite strict policies. A survey conducted by Rwanda’s Health Ministry in 2013 indicated that out…

Unemployment Rate in Rwanda Actually 13.2% Not 2.5%

Unemployment Rate in Rwanda Actually 13.2% Not 2.5%

Unemployment statistics in Rwanda previously provided by the statistics body have been inaccurate, KTPress reports. The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) on Tuesday admitted before Parliament that they…

African Union Endorses Kaberuka’s Peace Funding Mechanism

African Union Endorses Kaberuka’s Peace Funding Mechanism

The African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC) has endorsed its peace fund project proposal designed by Rwanda’s Dr. Donald Kaberuka. The PSC is African Union’s decision…