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US Attorney General Hold Talks With Kagame

US Attorney General Hold Talks With Kagame

US Attorney General, Loretta E. Lynch, who is in Rwanda since Monday, met with President Paul Kagame on Tuesday and held bilateral talks. Her country has been Rwanda’s strongest…

US Attorney Honours Genocide Victims

US Attorney Honours Genocide Victims

US Attorney General, Loretta E. Lynch, has honoured victims of the genocide against Tutsi that claimed over a million lives in 1994. Lynch visited Rwanda’s Kigali genocide memorial…

Kagame Seeks Interpol’s Long Arm To Catch Genocide Fugitives

Kagame Seeks Interpol’s Long Arm To Catch Genocide Fugitives

President Paul Kagame is seeking more collaboration from Interpol to track down genocide fugitives roaming around the world. Kagame, whose government stopped the genocide against Tutsi in 1994, expressed satisfaction…

Only Two Mayors Have Survived Imihigo Wrath In 10 Years

Only Two Mayors Have Survived Imihigo Wrath In 10 Years

In May 2000, Rwanda decided to decentralize power in order to speed up national development and good governance. In March 2001, the first elections at decentralized levels were conducted. Then…

Regional Dynamics Push Rwanda To Reduce Presidential Mandate

Regional Dynamics Push Rwanda To Reduce Presidential Mandate

A constitutional amendment tabled in Parliament has scrapped the seven-year two-term presidential mandate – a move the Lower Chamber of Parliament says is meant to realign Rwanda to its…

Does 30% Women Quota Discriminate Men? Proposal In Parliament To Scrap It

Does 30% Women Quota Discriminate Men? Proposal In Parliament To Scrap It

  Rwanda has since 2003 had a constitution that sets a 30% minimum quota for women representation across all leadership levels. But if proposals put before parliament on Wednesday is…

Parliament Decides Fate Of 2003 Constitution This Wednesday

Parliament Decides Fate Of 2003 Constitution This Wednesday

The Chamber of Deputies will on the morning of this Wednesday vote on the draft of the revised Constitution of the Republic of Rwanda as amended to date. Among the…

International Community Endorses Military Intervention In Burundi

International Community Endorses Military Intervention In Burundi

International Envoys for the Great Lakes Region of Africa have said that it is urgent to have an East African Standby Force ready to intervene in Burundi in case situation…

Rwandan girls ‘discover’ rare plant that’s making them rich

Rwandan girls ‘discover’ rare plant that’s making them rich

Two Rwandan girls in their mid twenties from Ngoma district in Eastern province have suddenly become millionaires in the strangest way. On one Saturday morning in June last year, Marcella…

Central Africa In Need Of Rwanda’s Expertise

Central Africa In Need Of Rwanda’s Expertise

  The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) is seeking Rwanda’s expertise in conflict resolution to address continued unrest in the central African region. With its success…

‘Stop Blame Games’ Mushikiwabo Cautions Burundi

‘Stop Blame Games’ Mushikiwabo Cautions Burundi

Rwanda has officially rejected accusations that it is involved in Burundi’s turmoil. Foreign Affairs Minister, Louise Mushikiwabo, told journalists on Thursday evening that Burundi should stop blaming other countries…

Rwandan Tech Apps Seeking millions in New Investment

Rwandan Tech Apps Seeking millions in New Investment

New innovations by young ICT entrepreneurs showcased at the Transform Africa summit in Kigali, Rwanda have attracted attention of investors that want to turn them into profitable ventures. Two Rwandan…