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Experts Explain Disappearance of Rusizi Hot Springs 
August,30 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

A team geologist and environment experts led by Rwanda Mines, Petroleum and Gas Board (RMB) has concluded its finding on the cause of the sudden disappeared of tourist hot springs in Rusizi district. The team was last week, dispatched to Nyakabuye sector, Rusizi district after media reports of dried up hot springs in the area…
National
Tags: Environment
Covid-19, Rwandans Have Learnt to Forego ‘Hobe’, Can They Learn To Queue?
August,30 2020 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

Last Wednesday’s virtual cabinet meeting, took the decision to tighten the measures against SARS-COV-2, following the initial relaxation, which included ending lockdown. The need to increase strictness of the measures is due to a resurgence of infections we are seeing across the world, but also people’s behaviour in response to the measures still in place.…
Special Reports
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: Active Cases Outnumber Recoveries Again
August,30 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

The Country saw this coming. The medical practitioners spared no efforts, the government put in place all it takes for the citizen to stay safe, donors/partners kept coming in for support, but some missing dots, especially among the community has increased the spread even more. On Saturday, the country reported 101 new COVID-19 cases, increasing…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: UNICEF Rwanda Recommends Early Schools Reopening Plan
August,29 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Rwanda has recommitted its support to government plans in reopening schools. UNICEF recommends that the earlier the plan, the better to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on children. The recent cabinet meeting resolved that schools which were tentatively  supposed to open in September remain closed to allow sufficient time…
National
Tags: Education
COVID-19: Three Hospitality Establishments Closed Over Violations
August,29 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

Three hospitality establishments have been closed in City of Kigali and owners or managers arrested for breaching the government directives meant to prevent further spread of COVID-19. The establishments are Cuppa Coffee in Downtown, Nyarugenge District, Cincinnati and Miami Family in Niboyi and Gikondo, respectively, both in Kicukiro District. At Cuppa Coffee, authorities, on Friday,…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Black Panther Star Chad Dies At 43
August,29 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

American actor Chadwick Boseman, famously known for playing Black Panther in the hit marvel superhero franchise movie succumbs to colon cancer aged 43. Chad has been secretly fighting colon cancer for 4 years and finally died at his home in Los Angeles surrounded by his wife and family, according to a statement posted on social…
ShowBiz
Tags: Music Stars
Teta Diana, Focus Ruremire to Grace Umuganura Festival in Nordic Countries 
August,28 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_34652" align="alignnone" width="600"] Diana Teta[/caption] Just over two weeks after Umuganura was celebrated in Rwanda, Rwandan Diaspora in Nordic countries are gearing up to mark Umuganura. Singers Teta Diana and Ruremire Focus based in the region will be entertaining at the celebrations. The celebrations will take place on Saturday 29th August. Teta Diana, the…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Good News In 2020, As Africa is Declared Free Of One Virus, Polio
August,28 2020 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

It has been grievously accused, but in its defence, 2020 might say that it does not bring about events, it merely embraces whatever comes. And it might add that while 2020 might be synonymous with SARS-Cov-2, it is also the time that Africa was declared free of that other dreadful virus, Poliomyelitis, or Polio. As…
Society
Tags: Health
Relief Support to Private School Teachers From China With Love
August,27 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57624" align="alignnone" width="810"] RCAO representative, Xing Yuchun, Political Counselor of the Chinese embassy in Rwanda and Regis Mudaheranwa, Executive Administrator of Gasabo district[/caption] The Chinese Embassy in Rwanda has donated Covid-19 recovery items to private school teachers in Gasabo district, Kigali City whose contracts were suspended or salaries cut following the closure of schools in…
National
Tags: Rwanda-China Relations
Fitch Affirms Rwanda at ‘B+’ Again
August,27 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

The Fitch Ratings has affirmed Rwanda's Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at ‘B+’ with a stable outlook.  This is the second time the international financial rating tool has rated Rwanda at the same level despite coronavirus constraints to the economy. On May 4, 2018, Fitch Ratings had the same rating which indicates that Rwanda…
Uncategorized
Tags: Economy
Nearly 500 Burundian Refugees Return Home
August,27 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

On Thursday, 471 Burundian refugees boarded buses from their Mahama camp in Kirehe district, Eastern Rwanda to return home after 5 years. Facilitated by the government of Rwanda and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, this is the first batch that repatriates at such a big number. This follows a letter that they addressed…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-Burundi Relations
Public Transport Between Kigali and Other Districts Prohibited, Curfew From 7PM
August,27 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

The cabinet meeting convened at Village Urugwiro, Wednesday, August 26 has prohibited public transport between the capital Kigali and other districts of the country. Chaired by President Paul Kagame, the cabinet strengthened measures to prevent COVID-19 in several areas, where, among others, it was decided that the curfew hours should start earlier, from 7 PM…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Partygoers Sent into Quarantine for Violating Covid-19 Restrictions
August,26 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Over 35 partygoers  including models, socialites and celebrities were summoned and put under quarantine for throwing a party, drinking alcohol without observing Covid-19 guidelines as numbers of new infection surge. The swanky party was held in Kiyovu-Nyarugenge district-Kigali, at a hotel dubbed The Retreat, owned by Josh and Alyssa Ruxin. Police arrested them following a…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Rwanda in 2050: 70% of Rwandans Will Be Living in Urban Centres
August,26 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="11" gal_title="Land Management"] “Quality of Life” is the first item among the five pillars of Rwanda’s vision 2050 which started this year to usher the country to a middle income economy status. Among other indicators of quality life, Rwanda seeks to achieve sustained food security and nutrition for all households and age groups, universal,…
Special Reports
Kabuga To Be Sent to Arusha For Trial Possibly Next Month
August,26 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

The International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (IRMCT) Chief Prosecutor Serge Brammertz has hinted on the possibility of having Rwandan Genocide suspect, Felicien Kabuga sent in Arusha -Tanzania for trial next month. Tycoon Felicien Kabuga who was the most wanted Genocide fugitive who is alleged to have provided key sponsorship to the Genocidal government in…
International
Tags: KabugaF
Rwanda Gets Rwf8.7bn for TVET Training to Boost Labour Market Skills         
August,25 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_16014" align="aligncenter" width="1085"] The government and partners have in recent years been increasing funding for TVET skills training.[/caption] Rwanda's industrial base is growing but the lack of the right labour market skills to match the industrialization needs continues to hamper the progress. One of the the key solutions identified by the government is to…
News
Tags: Education
COVID-19: Rwanda Registers 2 Victims, 217 New Cases
August,24 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57251" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Nyarugenge market and neighboring businesses were closed after it was found that they accelerate the spread of the pandemic.[/caption] On Monday, Rwanda registered two COVID-19 deaths, the first time to have two fatalities since March 14 when the country confirmed the first case. This brought the total deaths to 14 with…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Rwanda Starts A New Option to Treat COVID-19 Patients From Home
August,24 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has started treating some COVID-19 patients from home, an achievement that will allow medical practitioners and the COVID-19 task force as a whole to be relieved from the heavy burden as new cases surge. The total number of cases increased to 3,089 as of  August 23 including 200 new COVID-19 cases on the same…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
AfDB to Elect Its Next President This Week
August,24 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_50500" align="alignnone" width="1300"] Akinwumi Adesina, AfDB president[/caption] African Development Bank will this week hold a virtual annual meeting with the election of its President  on top of the two-day agenda. The meeting is scheduled to take place from August 26-27, and the bank’s Governors will on the last day elect the eighth president of…
Economy
Tags: International Banks
Singer Alpha Walks Down the Aisle 
August,24 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57483" align="alignnone" width="873"] Alpha Rwirangira and Lillian Umuziranenge said I do during the week-end[/caption] Afrobeat singer Alpha Rwirangira tied the knot over the weekend with his companion Lilliane Umuziranenge in Montreal, Canada. The Rwandan-Canadian based artiste has been extremely tight lipped on his relationship, but according to friends of the couple, the pair have…
ShowBiz
Tags: Music Stars
Kigali’s Cable Car Project To Be Completed in Two Years
August,24 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

The City of Kigali estimates that infrastructure which will enable the Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) and cable cars will be ready within two years if negotiation with key players goes as per expectations. The vice mayor in charge of Infrastructure Development Eng. Ernest Nsabimana, told KT Multimedia, our sister platform that several steps towards the…
Technology
Tags: Roads
COVID-19 Rwanda: 12th Victim, 200 New Cases On a Single Day
August,23 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57467" align="alignnone" width="702"] Burrial of a COVID-19 victim in Kigali. A tweth person died of COVID-19 today[/caption] A 71-year-old Rwandan became the 12th victim of COVID-19 in Rwanda on Sunday, a day which also recorded the highest number of new cases since COVID-19 outbreak was declared on March 14. “Condolences to the family of…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Rwanda Records the Highest Number of New COVID-19 Cases In Single Day
August,22 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57268" align="alignnone" width="1080"] Nyabugogo market which was closed following a surge in numbers of COVID-19[/caption] Rwanda has on Saturday, registered 109 new COVID-19 cases, the biggest number of cases registered in one day since the first person was confirmed COVID-19 positive in Rwanda, MArch. The latest update has brought the total confirmed cases to…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
AIDS: Rwanda Introduces New Testing Strategy to Bypass Covid-19 Limitations
August,22 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

Rwanda has taken on a new strategy to ease access to HIV/AIDS testing and treatment as part of efforts to prevent more spread of COVID-19. The new strategy to be conducted by Rwanda Biomedical Center and AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), will include availing free oral personal HIV/ AIDS treatment kits to citizens especially in high…
National
Covid-19, Africa Must Move Faster, Against Gradual Rate of Infection – WHO
August,22 2020 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57048" align="alignnone" width="799"] Conducting COVID-19 tests in Kigali[/caption] As new cases of Covid-19 around the world continue to rise at a rapid pace, the rate of infection in Africa shows a slower rate of increase, but there can be no room for complacency, warns the World Health Organisation (WHO). Preliminary analysis by the world…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Rwanda Moves to Intensify Fortified foods manufacturing
August,22 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57435" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Some of the fortified foods made in Rwanda[/caption] Rwanda has embarked on a new strategy to promote massive production and consumption of fortified foods as a way of decreasing stunting figures in the country. This follows the fortified foods regulation http://www.rwandafda.gov.rw/web/fileadmin/RegulationsGoverningFoodFortification.pdf which was passed in January but its countrywide implementation was…
News
Tags: Agribusiness
Actress Uwamahoro weds longtime boyfriend
August,22 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

  [caption id="attachment_57429" align="aligncenter" width="870"] Uwamahoro and longtime boyfriend Kayiteshonga tied the knot in New York, U.S[/caption] Rwanda’s best poet, actress and musician Angel Uwamahoro, who prefers to call herself ‘Malaika’ is officially off the hook after legally tying the knot with her longtime boyfriend Christian Kayiteshonga in the United States. Uwamahoro and Kayiteshonga tied…
ShowBiz
Tags: ShowBiz
COVID-19: Fitness Club Closed Over Violations
August,21 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

The Ministry of Sports has closed Cali Fitness club in Nyarutarama, Gasabo District for violating the directives on the prevention of further spread of novel Coronavirus. In a letter dated August 20, the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Sports, Shema-Maboko Didier noted that Cali Fitness club was not observing the safety instructions despite the…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
The Ben Signs Rwf 42M Deal to Promote Tecno’s Camon 15
August,21 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_31583" align="alignnone" width="633"] Benjamin Mugisha a.k.a The Ben[/caption] The Ben, real name Benjamin Mugisha aka Tiger B has signed a deal worth Rwf 42 Million to be a brand ambassador of Tecno camon 15. The ‘Can’t Get Enough’ singer recently bragged about being Rwanda’s biggest brand and people thought it’s a hoax. But, he…
ShowBiz
Tags: Music Stars
Debunking Lies: Did Gen. Kabarebe Threaten Nobel Prize Co-Laureate Dr. Mukwege?
August,21 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57374" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Dr Mukwege is at the centre of controversy over allegations of his safety.[/caption] On August 17, Physicians for Human Rights (PHR), a New York-based organization, issued a statement alleging Congolese Nobel Prize Co-Laureate, Dr. Denis Mukwege, was a victim of threats and intimidation from Rwanda. The advocacy organization that uses science…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-DRC Relations
COVID-19: Rwanda Registers 11th Victim Amid Increase of New Cases
August,20 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57366" align="alignnone" width="704"] Decontamination of Makuza Peace Plazza -August 20,2020[/caption] "Condolences to the family of 42-year old Rwandan who died," reads a communique that accompanied the Ministry of Health's update on COVID-19 in Rwanda, August 20. On Thursday, yet another family lost a relative to COVID-19, bringing the number of victims to 11 since…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: Africa Should Not Miss Out on The Vaccine – President Kagame
August,20 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57351" align="alignnone" width="1019"] President Kagame earlier in the virtual meeting with[/caption] President Paul Kagame says Africa needs to strategically position itself to be among the continents to benefit from the New Coronavirus vaccine once it is approved. The Head of State, while participating in the virtual meeting of the African Union Bureau and Chairs…
International
Tags: Coronavirus, Kagame
Jack Ma’s ‘Africa Business Hero’ Prize in Semi-Finals
August,20 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_16884" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Jack Ma announcing four bigger projects for Africa during Youth Connect in Kigali, July 2017[/caption] The Jack Ma Foundation has announced the schedule for its Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI). The prize is awarded to “Africa’s Business Heroes”, according to African Press Organisation (APO Group). The founder and chairman of the…
International
Singer Safi Madiba Divorces Wife
August,20 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_47300" align="alignnone" width="640"] Safi Madiba and wife Judith Niyonizera on wedding day[/caption] Former Urban Boyz lead vocalist Safi Niyibikora alias Madiba finally admits divorcing his wife Judith Niyonizera citing irreconcilable differences.  Early this year Safi joined his wife in Canada, but the couple indifferences escalated and resulted in Judith Niyibikora holding Safi’s passport. According…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Singer Davis D Explains what Makes His Songs Popular
August,19 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Rwanda’s Wizkid, David Icyishaka commonly known on stage as Davis D unveils his secret of releasing popular hits loved by youth as one thing he has always dreamed of, worked for and invested too much time to perfect the style while in the studio. Despite having spent few years in the industry, Davis D has…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
United against Covid-19, Prevent ‘Vaccine Nationalism’ – WHO Director-General
August,19 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_12725" align="alignnone" width="675"] DR Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General[/caption] The World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged countries to avoid Covid-19  "vaccine nationalism" and combine efforts to ensure global access to drugs and vaccines once they are confirmed. Speaking at his daily press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, Dr Ghebreyesus…
International
Tags: Coronavirus
Roadmap For Burundian Refugees to Return Home
August,19 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_54721" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe District hosts about 60,000 Burundian refugees[/caption] The first batch of Burundian refugees in Rwanda is expected to head home on August 27 following an agreement between Rwanda, Burundi and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) to facilitate the process of repatriation. The understanding was…
News, Uncategorized
Tags: African Refugees, Burundi
Bank Of Kigali Gets ISO Certification 
August,19 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57285" align="alignnone" width="750"] Innocent Bagamba Muhizi. CEO, Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA) handing over the ISO certificate to Dr Diane Karusisi, CEO of Bank of Kigali[/caption] The Bank of Kigali has received International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certification for meeting standards in Information Security Management System. The bank received the ISO/IEC2/001:2013 certification after passing the audit conducted by…
Companies
Tags: BK
Ghanaian Footballer, Lover and Party-goers Put Into Quarantine After Violating COVID-19 Measures
August,19 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

During the weekend, the public looked at these photos and had mixed reactions. Some argued that they can't be photos of partygoers during COVID-19 in Rwanda because there is no sign that the people are on any alert of a serious pandemic in the country. Others said that wasn't it involving a football star like…
Sports
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: For the First Time, Rwanda Registers Two Deaths in A Single Day
August,18 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has, for the first time registered two COVID-19 deaths in a single day, another warning that the pandemic is severe. "Condolences to families of two Rwandans 45 years old and 55-year-old who passed away today," writes the Ministry of health in the update of August 18. The country confirmed the first case of COVID-19…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: Another Lockdown in the Offing?
August,18 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

It is 6pm at Kimironko Market, one of the busiest markets in the City of Kigali. At least 7 porters approach a female shopper approaching the market “Mabuja, I will help you. I know where you can buy everything”, each of the porters proposes as they scramble to attract the attention of the startled client.…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Seka Live Returns In New Style
August,18 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57280" align="alignnone" width="520"] Arthur Nkusi[/caption] Rwandan comedy enthusiasts finally will be getting their therapy of laughter finally after Arthur Nation announced the return of comedy show come August 23rd. Due to health measures put in place to curb down Covid-19 like social distancing, the show is going to be virtual and it will be…
ShowBiz
COVID-19: Traders in Kigali’s Closed Markets Instructed to Stay at Home
August,17 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

A couple of hours after two big markets were closed in Kigali following big numbers of COVID-19 among the traders, a communiqué has instructed occupants to test for COVID-19 and to stay at home to avoid more spread of the pandemic. The Nyabugogo market located at a building codenamed as Kwa Mutangana, and Kigali City…
Economy
Tags: Coronavirus
How the Latest Mass Graves of Genocide Victims Were Discovered in Kigali
August,17 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Twenty-six years after the Genocide committed against Tutsi in Rwanda, survivors are yet to know the whereabouts of all the victims because planners and perpetrators make an effort to hide information in the continued denial, the last stage of a genocide. Kivugiza cell of Nyamirambo sector, a village of Mpano, Nyarugenge district, specifically in a…
National
Tags: #Kwibuka26, Kwibuka23
COVID-19: Traders at Loss As Nyabugogo, Nyarugenge Markets Close
August,17 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Every other thing happened to close in a way or another in the last five months since the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Rwanda, but markets selling food commodities had always been open. With new trends where health assessments indicated that the surging numbers in Kigali were traced in the markets, the Nyabugogo…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: Kigali’s ‘Hotspot’ Markets Closed As Cases in The City Spike
August,17 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57212" align="alignnone" width="925"] Kigali City Market[/caption] The City of Kigali has temporarily closed two markets blamed for a recent spike in new cases of New Coronavirus in the city as the government moves to contain an upsurge of the virus after registering 253 cases in just 3 days. The decision to close the two…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
COVID-19: Restrictions In Parts of Rwanda Into Lockdown Lifted
August,16 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_55924" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Cells in Nyamasheke, Western Province saw the lockdown lifted[/caption] The Ministry of Local Government(Minaloc) has announced lift from total COVID-19 lockdown of several cells of the country where movements were restricted to control the spread of the pandemic. According to the communique, effective August 17, COVID-19 lockdown will be lifted for…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
AmaG the Black Releases “Muntinye” from A Series Dedicated to ‘Critics’
August,16 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Hip-hop star Amag the Black responds to fading away from music claims with a new music video and laments that he is vigorously recording music though sometimes he jungles it with his other job of repairing electronic devices. It has been awhile since hip hop fans listened to a new song from once promising rapper…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Schools Should Prepare To Reopen ─ Ministry Of Health
August,15 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_26623" align="alignnone" width="1080"] A school block at Horezo village in Muhanga district was launched on July 4 this year. It is one of the district's achievement in the last financial year[/caption] Ministry of Health says schools should continue to prepare for the reopening by establishing Covid-19 preventive measures while also adjusting to online learning…
National
Tags: Education
Nduhungirehe, Mutsindashyaka, Uwacu Bounce Back as Cabinet Makes Key Appointments
August,15 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57174" align="alignnone" width="600"] Olivier Nduhungirehe bounced back as Rwanda's Envoy to The Hague[/caption] A cabinet meeting chaired by President Paul Kagame on Friday, August 14, made key appointments in Rwanda’s diplomatic ranks and key institutions, a development which saw some former prominent figures in government bounce back. Among key faces to bounce back is…
National
Tags: Cabinet
Cabinet Resolutions: Schools Will Remain Closed
August,15 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_45207" align="alignnone" width="640"] Riviera High School - Kigali, Rwanda[/caption] The most awaited cabinet decision about schools reopening has been made; Schools will remain closed to allow sufficient time for further health assessment and thorough preparedness for the resumption of in-person classes, the cabinet meeting that was chaired by President Paul Kagame at Urugwiro village…
National
Tags: Cabinet
Rwanda Registers 93 COVID-19 Cases In A Single Day
August,15 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57149" align="alignnone" width="550"] Kigali city tower-the capital city tower-the capital Kigali regisered 80 cases alone[/caption] There were 101 new COVID-19 cases on June 29 and none thought that there could be any number close to that going forward since numbers went reducing on a daily basis until this Friday, August 14 when 93 new…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Rwanda, Swedish Investors Agree to Invest in Both Countries
August,14 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

 Rwanda and Swedish investors will be able to invest and exchange investment ideas in both countries after a new agreement was penned by Private Sector Federation and Swedish East African Chamber of Commerce. The new Memorandum of Understanding is meant to establishing a relationship to cooperate in a broad range of areas especially in capacity…
Economy
Tags: Trade
Wear Your Mask, the Pandemic Rages on- President Kagame
August,14 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57125" align="alignleft" width="393"] President Kagame wearing a mask[/caption] If you think it is time to relax and lower your mask, you might need to think again. The New Coronavirus is still with us. This is the advice President Paul Kagame has given, in response to a challenge by the Director General of World Health…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Cavendish University, Uganda Graduates Stuck as Papers Are Rejected
August,14 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57115" align="alignnone" width="501"] Cavendish university[/caption] Cavendish university graduates who are recognized by Rwanda's Higher Education Council (HEC) have been given five days by Ngororero district labor department to present their academic equivalence certificates or else, they will be dismissed. The graduates of Cavendish University, Kampala, have been serving as teachers and headteachers in different…
Regional
Tags: International Universities
Cassava Fintech International, Liquid Telecom Group Partner to Launch Sasai Wi-Fi Finder
August,14 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57111" align="alignnone" width="792"] L-R:Ahmad Mokhles, Group Chief Operating Officer of LTG,Darlington Mandivenga, the Chief Executive Officer of the CFI Group, Tapera Mushoriwa, Chief Operating Officer of Sasai[/caption] Cassava Fintech International (CFI) and the Liquid Telecom Group (LTG) have announced the launch of Sasai Wi-Fi Finder, a potential game-changer in driving digital and financial inclusion…
Technology
Tags: Internet
President Kagame Roots for Africa’s Quality Education that Focuses On the ‘Right Things’
August,13 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57104" align="alignnone" width="2560"] President Kagame believes African countries need to review education systems in line with the continent's needs & demands, in order to achieve prosperity/Photo Credit: Village Urugwiro.[/caption] President Paul Kagame says Africa’s path to prosperity will be defined by the quality of schools and secondary school that focus on the right skills,…
National
Tags: Education
Coga Style ‘Not Quitting Music Any Time Soon’
August,13 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

‘Igikosi’ hit maker Rafiki Mazimpaka was once a darling artiste of youth and one of the pioneers of modern music, who went on to stay relevant for more than 10 years dominating the industry until he decided to take a break. Self-proclaimed king of Coga style’s music break led to rumors around the industry that,…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
All You Need to Know About Bank of Kigali’s Equipment and LPO/Contract Loans
August,13 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_24970" align="alignnone" width="600"] Bank of Kigali head office[/caption] Are you a business or an entrepreneur in need of capital to deliver services, expand or improve your business? Look no further, Bank of Kigali is offering two financial products that will greatly benefit businesses by giving them access to quick credit to achieve business goals without…
Economy
Tags: Bank Of Kigali
Fake Sanitizer: Man Arrested for Selling Banned Sanitizer
August,13 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57077" align="aligncenter" width="807"] Huureka-Hand-Sanitizer-is-banned[/caption] Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB has arrested a man accused of selling substandard sanitizer, which has been banned, to motorcycle taxi operators in Kigali. RIB said  Jean Claude Tuyisenge has been selling the banned hand sanitizer, known as Huureka, to taxi motos, signaling fears that passengers could have been unknowingly using…
National
Tags: RIB
Rwanda Retains Repo Rate at 4.5% to Cushion Economic Recovery
August,13 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

The Central Bank of Rwanda (BNR) has maintained the key repo rate at 4.5% to allow commercial banks to continue financing businesses and households as a way of cushioning the impact of Covid19 on the economy. In its statutory quarterly Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting held on August 12, the bank said the decision was…
Economy
Tags: BNR
Rwanda: A New Medical School to Open with A- 60 Student Intake
August,13 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

 A new private medical school  from the Adventist University of Central Africa (AUCA), has opened registration for the first intake which will admit 60 students for the 2020/2021 academic year. The start of this new school was announced by the Ministry of health.  “Minister of Health, Dr. Daniel Ngamije and Patrick Ndimubanzi, Executive Secretary of…
National
Tags: Education
Our Relations with Zambia are Still Intact – Dr Biruta
August,13 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57052" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Minister Biruta addressing the press[/caption] The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Dr Vincent Biruta says that Rwanda’s relations with Zambia remain intact despite recent utterances in court by terror suspect Callixte Nsabimana, who alleged that the terrorist organisation he was a spokesman for was supported by Zambian President Edgar Lungu.…
National
Tags: Rusesabagina
COVID-19: 8th Victim Is 37 Year Old As Rwanda Registers 3 Deaths in a Week
August,12 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has registered the 8th victim of COVID-19, a situation that may suggest that the general public should bear in mind that the pandemic is becoming even severer. The victim is a 37-year old man who passed away in Kigali, according to the Ministry of health. He follows two other COVID-19 victims who passed away…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Ugandan Soldiers Have Been Crossing Into Rwanda – Dr. Biruta
August,12 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57031" align="alignnone" width="650"] Dr Vincent Biruta, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Int'l cooperation[/caption] The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Dr. Vincent Biruta says Rwanda has written to Uganda through diplomatic channels to raise concerns over Ugandan soldiers who have been crossing to the Rwandan side to abduct people. Dr. Biruta made the revelation…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-Uganda Relations
Rwanda Says Burundi’s Claims on Refugees Are False
August,12 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_57031" align="alignnone" width="650"] The Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Vincent Biruta addressing the media on Wednesday[/caption] The Government of Rwanda says claims peddled by the Government of Burundi that Rwanda is holding Burundian refugees’ hostage are absurd and do not reflect the truth of what is happening. This was said by the Minister of…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-Burundi Relations
I Want the World to Know My Roots Via Music – Buravan
August,12 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Singer Yvan Buravan has embarked on creating music flavored with Rwandan traditional beats and dance to let the world know that his music originates from Rwanda. According to Buravan, the idea of adding a little bit of culture in every song made came from the experience he got from his African tour as a winner…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Was the Burundian Government Behind the ‘Refugee Letter’?
August,12 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56892" align="alignnone" width="1120"] President Ndayishimiye introduces the new Governor of Kirundo Province Albert Hatungimana on Thursday last week.[/caption] A recent letter written by Burundian refugees, addressed to the Burundian leader Maj. Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye, petitioning his government to engage the Rwandan government to facilitate their return, could have been engineered by the Government of…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-Burundi Relations
Good Day As Rwanda Registers 86 COVID-19 Recoveries
August,11 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has registered one of the biggest numbers of COVID-19 recoveries with 86 patients being discharged on Tuesday. This reduced the number of active cases to 686 and the total recoveries, 1478. Meanwhile, 19 new COVID-19 cases were registered out of 5153 tests that were conducted on Tuesday, bringing the total confirmed cases to 2,171.…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Stop Dragging the Youth Into Evil – Jay Polly to Artists
August,11 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_32192" align="alignnone" width="960"] Jay Polly at KT Radio[/caption] Self-proclaimed King of Hip Hop Jay Polly real name Joshua Tuyishimire revealed that, most of today’s songs played on television and radios are deepening the youth into bad habits like drinking alcohol, sex and drugs, instead of promoting societal values. The Ndacyariho Ndahumeka singer publicly accused…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Seasoned Diplomat Kamali Karegesa Passes On
August,11 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56993" align="aligncenter" width="649"] Amb. Kamali Karegesa[/caption] One of Rwanda's most seasoned diplomats Amb. Kamali Karegesa has passed on. The death of Karegesa was announced by the ruling party Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF- Ikotanyi) on Tuesday via Twitter. "On behalf of the @rpfinkotanyi family, the Secretary General Hon. François Ngarambe joins in mourning the family…
National
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Western Province: 14 Employees of Rutsiro District, Contractors Arrested in Tender Scam
August,11 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56989" align="aligncenter" width="878"] Rutsiro district headquarters[/caption] Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) is holding 14 employees of the Western Province district of Rutsiro and two businessmen suspected of conniving to pay out a contractor up over Rwf130m before delivering the expected service. According Dr. Thierry Murangira, the Acting Spokesperson of RIB, the 14 officials and two…
National
Tags: Accountability
Singer Bruce Melodie, Socialite Shaddy Boo in Jail for Violation of COVID-19 Measures
August,11 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

Local singer Bruce Itahiwacu, commonly known as Bruce Melodie and socialite Shadia Uwimbabazi, known as Shaddy Boo, are languishing behind bars after Rwanda National Police (RNP) arrested them over the weekend for violation of measures against the New Coronavirus. The development was confirmed by the RNP Spokesperson CP John Bosco Kabera who said that the…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music, Police, ShowBiz
I am the Biggest Brand in the Country-The Ben
August,11 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Celebrated music star The Ben aka Tiger B real name Benjamin Mugisha has warned people tainting his brand name by making up fake stories to go slow or face laws. Tiger B roared out when one of the newly opened FM radio station B&B wrote on its social media platforms that, he joined Bruce Melodie’s…
ShowBiz
Tags: Music Stars
More Pressure on Belgium to Drop Genocide Denier from Commission to Examine Colonial Past
August,10 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_55169" align="alignnone" width="792"] Rwanda parliament[/caption] The Rwandan Parliament has added its voice on the growing call to drop a Rwandan woman accused of genocide denial from a committee established to examine the European country’s colonial past in the Great Lakes Region. A statement issued by the August house on Monday welcomed the decision by…
International
Tags: Parliament
Rayon Purge: Munyakazi Suspends Association Members in Final Assault to Exert Control
August,10 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

In an unprecedented move, Sadate Munyakazi, the President of Rayon Sports Association, under which Rayon Sports Football Club was founded, has suspended all member fan clubs in a move aimed at ending months of misunderstandings that have left the fans divided. Munyakazi, who is facing stiff opposition from a section of the association members, which…
Sports
Tags: Rayon Sports
James Ngarambe, the Engineer with a Dream to Become the Next Dangote
August,10 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56954" align="alignnone" width="2560"] James Ngarambe[/caption] In 2006, he tried to join the army in Uganda but he failed, he had earlier on tried cattle business and failed. He tried to venture into mining and agriculture and also yielded no result. This is the story of James Ngarambe, an Engineer and young Entrepreneur, who gathers…
Special Reports
RIB Parades Suspected Sex Trafficker, Fraudster
August,10 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56942" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Celestin Bizimana, 34, is accused of trafficking girls for sexual exploitation.[/caption]  A 34-year old man suspected of engaging in a number of criminal activities, including trafficking girls for sexual exploitation and fraud was on Monday presented before the media by Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB). Celestin Bizimana, who said he is a…
National
Tags: Cyber Crimes, RIB
Two Deaths In A Row: Rwanda Registers 7th COVID-19 Death
August,09 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_55420" align="alignnone" width="799"] COVID-19 testing in Kigali[/caption] Rwanda has registered the seventh COVID-19 victim, a-77-year-old man, the ministry of Health has said. "Condolences to the family of a 77-year-old man who passed away in Kigali," reads the communique from the Ministry. It is a second victim this week-end f0llowing another 51 years old man…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
House Break-in ring Busted in Kigali
August,09 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

Police in City of Kigali has arrested seven members of the same coordinated ring said to be behind series of house break-ins targeting mainly electronics. The group include five people, who break into targeted houses while two others are said to be charged with selling the stolen electronics, especially flat screen television sets. The suspects…
National
Tags: Police
Umuganura, The Essence Of Rwanda, Not A Harvest Festival
August,09 2020 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

Friday, August 7th was Umuganura, and a holiday. Hooray. For many the day is little more than a much needed long weekend. For others the translation here would be Harvest Festival, which would be a little like describing a wedding as a party.  The colonial powers had a more in depth understanding of Umuganura than…
Society
COVID-19: Rwanda Registers Sixth Death
August,08 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has registered the sixth death of COVID-19 since the pandemic outbreak on March 14,2020. A victim is a man aged 51 years old from Kigali. "Condolences to the family of a 51-year old man who passed away in Kigali," wrote the Minister of Health in the daily update. Rwanda registered the first case, a…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Burundian Refugees Accuse President Ndayishimiye of Peddling Lies, Stoking Conflict 
August,08 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56892" align="aligncenter" width="1120"] President Ndayishimiye introduces the new Governor of Kirundo Province Albert Hatungimana on Thursday.[/caption] Burundian refugees have accused the country’s President, Maj. Gen Evariste Ndayishimiye, of making false promises, peddling lies and stoking conflict in the region, instead working towards unifying the country and restoring relations with neighbouring countries. Representatives of Burundian…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-Burundi Relations
COVID-19: Rubavu Registers Biggest Number From Returning Residents
August,07 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has confirmed 17 new COVID-19 cases bringing the total confirmed cases to 2,128. The cases of August 7 include 12 from Rubavu who are "returning residents isolated upon arrival," according to the update of the Ministry of health. Rubavu in Western Province is on the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC). The other…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Anger as Genocide Denier is Included in Belgian Commission to Examine Colonial Past
August,07 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56873" align="aligncenter" width="654"] Laure Uwase who has been nominated to a Belgian Commission to examine colonial past of the European country, is accused of genocide denial[/caption] The inclusion of a Rwandan woman known to openly deny the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi in a special House Committee in Belgium to examine the country’s colonial…
International
Tags: 1994 Genocide Against Tutsi
Mother Who Delivered in COVID-19 Treatment Centre Discharged
August,06 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56860" align="alignnone" width="1080"] The mother and baby getting the medical certificate before the discharge[/caption] The Rugerero COVID-19 treatment centre in Rubavu district, Western Rwanda has discharged a mother who delivered her bouncing baby boy. The mother delivered on July 17 while under treatment of COVID-19 and she was given due care. Lt Col Dr…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Muhanga District Overwhelmed by Applicants After Advertising 11 Positions
August,06 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Some scenarios suggest that any civil servant in Rwanda may need to work even harder to maintain their job while aspirants should seek possible alternatives before it's too late. Muhanga, a district of southern Province located at 36 kilometers from the capital Kigali on August 5 was looking for 11 people to fill vacant positions…
National
Tags: Labor
Tabz “Not Planning’ To Quit Neptunez Band Soon
August,06 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56849" align="alignnone" width="607"] Thabita Uwizerwa alias Tabz[/caption] Neptunez band lead singer Thabita Uwizerwa alias Tabz confesses that she is still working with Neptunez band despite pursuing her solo career. The young vocalist shocked Neptunez band fanatics when she released her first solo song dubbed Gake without her bandmates. While premiering the new song live…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
‘Moto’ Taxis in Kigali Given 10 Days For Mandatory Use Of Intelligent Meters
August,06 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56827" align="aligncenter" width="881"] The initial kilometre will cost Rwf300 from August 15.[/caption] Motorcycle taxis in the City of Kigali have been given a deadline of August 15 to install and use intelligent meters while transporting passengers. The deadline for mandatory use of intelligent meters for motorcyclists in Kigali was postponed last month, after motorcyclists…
National
Tags: Moto, Transport
COVID-19 Rwanda: New Cases On Decline
August,06 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda on Wednesday, August 5, registered another decline in the number of new COVID-19 pandemic in a new trend that is promising. The country registered five new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 2104 and 15 recoveries which increased total recoveries to 1237. From 69 new cases on July 29, the…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Rwanda: Property Auction, Judgement Execution Go Digital to Curb Corruption
August,05 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56810" align="aligncenter" width="700"] The Minister of ICT & Innovation, Paula Ingabire (left), the Minister of Justice & AG Johnston Busingye & the CEO of RDB Clare Akamanzi follow the launch of the digital platforms.[/caption] In a bid to make bidding and auctioning of property of loan defaulters more transparent, the Ministry of Justice and…
National
Tags: Judiciary, RDB
Troubled INATEK Assets to Be Auctioned
August,05 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

Professional court bailiffs in Ngoma district, eastern province have scheduled auction of some assets of the University of Kibungo (UNIK) formerly Institute of Agriculture, Technology, and Education of Kibungo (INATEK) to pay Rwf15million debt. The Rwf15million will be paid to INATEK former legal advisor─ Martin Gahima.  “What we want is payment of the debt, not the…
National
Tags: Education
Bank of Kigali Moves To Digitize Agriculture Sector Through ‘Smart Support’ Program
August,05 2020 Williams Buningwire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56798" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] BK and RAB partnered to train 62 'Digital Ambassadors' who will support farmers to use digital platforms to buy implements.[/caption] Sixty-two trainers have finished a two-day training to be digital ambassadors in the agriculture sector by training farmers on how to pay for agriculture inputs digitally, in a partnership between Bank…
Technology
Tags: Agribusiness, Bank Of Kigali
COVID-19 Rwanda: 53 Recoveries Confirmed Against 7 New Cases
August,05 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

Rwanda has registered another big number of COVID-19 recoveries which is nearly eight times the number of new confirmed cases. According to the Ministry of health, 53 recoveries were registered on August 4th compared to 7 new registered cases of COVID-19. Recoveries have now increased to 1,222 compared to 872 active cases out of a…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Motherhood Won’t Stop Me from Doing Music – Young Grace
August,04 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56787" align="alignnone" width="520"] Young Grace and her daughter Diamante[/caption] Female emcee Grace Marie Abayizera commonly known on stage as Young Grace revealed that being a single mother demands plenty of time and care, but it won’t affect her pace of releasing new music. After giving birth, the rapper went off the grid and people…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
PSF, Malta Chamber of Commerce Sign MOU to Promote Trade and Investment
August,04 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56783" align="alignnone" width="1024"] PSF CEO Stephen Ruzibiza[/caption] The Private Sector Federation has penned down a new cooperative agreement with the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry to promote investments within the two countries. The new agreement with the European nation, will facilitate all the leading activities aimed at promotion and development of commercial…
Economy
Tags: Trade
Dog Bites Man, Owners Slaughter It to Raise His Medication Fees
August,04 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

The Rwanda Investigation Bureau(RIB) is holding three men from Ruhango district, Ruhango sector in Southern Province who connived in an unusual project. The three men, Ihimbazwe Maurice, Yangeneye Emmanuel, and Nshimiyimana Theogene were allegedly caught red-handed while slaughtering a dog and investigation established that they intended to sell the meat to compensate a person the…
Society
In Rwanda, a Bishop Uses the Bible to Fight COVID-19
August,04 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

  [caption id="attachment_56751" align="aligncenter" width="1080"] Bishop Ngendahayo of EAR Byumba diocese sensitizing people on the prevention of COVID-19[/caption] Epidemics that ravage populations date way back in the biblical days. So, the New Coronavirus might be nothing new after all. For some believers, pandemics are God’s way of communicating to people but in the same bible…
Society
Tags: Coronavirus
UPDATED: Rwanda Says Ready to Facilitate Burundian Refugees to Return Home
August,04 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_54721" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe District hosts about 60,000 Burundian refugees[/caption] *UNHCR says there is an existing agreement between Rwanda and Burundi for the repatriation of refugees, signed in 2005. The Government of Rwanda says it stands ready to facilitate any refugees who wish to voluntarily repatriate in the wake of…
Regional
Tags: Rwanda-Burundi Relations
Singer France Expresses Her Appetite to Grow
August,03 2020 Andrew Shyaka Comments(0)

Upcoming female singer Gusenga Munyampundu France, alias France on stage revealed that she is free and willing to work with any musician even those from outside her label as long as it adds a brick on her music career. The winner of I am the Future music talent search disclosed the information while addressing rumors…
ShowBiz
Tags: Local Music
Rwanda v Covid-19: Good Governance and Friends In Need, A Winning Combination
August,03 2020 Vincent Gasana Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_53964" align="alignnone" width="640"] Rwanda Defence Force Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen J. Bosco Kazura and Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to the Republic of Rwanda, H.E. Ambassador RAO Hongwei at the event where China handed over Medical Kits To Support RDF Fight Against COVID-19, June 3, 2020[/caption] As SARS-COV-2 rates of…
National
Tags: Coronavirus
Cimerwa Shares Listing Changes Rwanda’s Doing Business Reputation 
August,03 2020 Daniel Sabiiti Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56736" align="alignnone" width="1080"] RDB CEO Clare Akamanzi (3rd left) rings counter bells to officially launch Cimerwa shares on the local market[/caption] Rwanda’s leading cement producer Cimerwa has today officially listed its shares on the local bourse changing the image and the way in which Rwanda will be measured in World Bank Ease of Doing…
Markets
Tags: Economy
COVID-19: Police Provides Platform to Facilitate Movement of People With Late Flights
August,02 2020 KT Press Reporter Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_8224" align="alignnone" width="652"] National cartier RwandAir[/caption] Rwanda National Police (RNP) has provided an online platform to help people with late departure and arrival flights to facilitate their movements past curfew hours. The online platform www.mc.gov.rw or the feature codes *127# helps the applicant to get a 'clearance pass' for the traveller, driver and the…
National
Tags: Aviation
MASS: Meet The Men, Women Who Have Changed The Face of Architecture In Rwanda and Beyond
August,02 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56675" align="alignnone" width="799"] ALU Kigali Campus[/caption] When the new normal in education starts, students who enrolled at the African Leadership University (ALU) Kigali Campus will not return to their Kimihurura rented space in a commercial building designated to accommodate everything and thus unfit for one thing – a school, learning environment. A new campus…
Special Reports
Tags: Housing
President Kagame is a Happy Man Following Arsenal FA Cup Win
August,02 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56643" align="alignnone" width="1024"] President Kagame met with Arsenal Player David Luiz in Kigali, 11 October, 2019. Luiz was solid in defence on Saturday.[/caption] It is no secret that President Paul Kagame is a diehard fan of Arsenal Football Club, but the Head of State has been among the ‘disappointed’ fans who feel the club’s…
News
Tags: First Family
Congolese National Suspected of Human Trafficking Shot Dead
August,02 2020 Edmund Kagire Comments(0)

[caption id="attachment_56638" align="aligncenter" width="879"] RIB headquarters in Kimihurura[/caption] A Congolese national suspected of being behind cross border human trafficking offences was shot dead in Kigali on Saturday as he tried to escape from custody according to Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB). David Shukuru Mbuyi, a 25-year-old citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was arrested…
News
Tags: RIB
COVID-19: Over 2,000 Arrested for Violating Prevention Directives
August,01 2020 Jean de la Croix Tabaro Comments(0)

 At least 2,046 people were arrested in the night of Friday July 31, across the country after they were found violating the government directives meant to prevent further spread of Coronavirus, namely the curfew. About 925 were arrested in the City of Kigali alone. The countrywide operations were conducted by the Police and local leaders…
National
Tags: Police
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