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Rwanda Launches Laws Web Portal

Rwanda Launches Laws Web Portal

The Ministry of Justice through the Rwanda Law reform commission has launched a website portal that will allow users to access legal information about laws in force, law reports and…

Court Order Release of Three Rwandan YouTubers

Court Order Release of Three Rwandan YouTubers

The High Court in Kigali has released three Iwacu TV YouTubers after it found the trio not guilty of the charges levied against them. The three YouTubers include: Damascene Mutuyimana…

Justice Minister Tasks Legal Advisors To Avoid Cumulative Government Fund Loses

Justice Minister Tasks Legal Advisors To Avoid Cumulative Government Fund Loses

The Minister of Justice has cautioned legal advisors to take their job seriously to reduce the amount of money the government loses in poorly managed contracts, tenders and land disputes…

Rwanda, Singapore Move to Boost Judicial Cooperation

Rwanda, Singapore Move to Boost Judicial Cooperation

Rwanda and Singapore have take fresh strengthen judicial cooperation following the latest meeting between the Chief Justices of the two countries. The Chief Justice of Rwanda, Dr. Faustin Ntezilyayo, and…

Rwanda Forensic Lab: ACP. Dr Sinayobye Hands over To Lt. Col. Dr Karangwa

Rwanda Forensic Lab: ACP. Dr Sinayobye Hands over To Lt. Col. Dr Karangwa

ACP. Dr. François Sinayobye, outgoing Director General of Rwanda Forensic Laboratory has handed over to Lt. Col. Charles Karangwa who was appointed by the cabinet meeting on 26 January…

Two Women to Stand Trial over the Death of Akeza

Two Women to Stand Trial over the Death of Akeza

Two women suspected to be behind the death of a young Rwandan girl will this Thursday, appear before court in Kigali to stand trial on murder charges. The suspects, including…

Newly Appointed Justice Mukamurenzi Sworn-in

Newly Appointed Justice Mukamurenzi Sworn-in

President Paul Kagame has tasked Rwandan judiciary system to uphold the country’s commitment to delivering timely justice which was one of the main drives of liberation struggle. He…

UN Tribunal Asks Niger to Withhold Expulsion of Rwandans

UN Tribunal Asks Niger to Withhold Expulsion of Rwandans

The United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (UNIRMCT) has asked the Niger Government to stay the expulsion order of eight Rwandans who were recently given seven days to…

Protais Zigiranyirazo, Eight other Rwandan Nationals Expelled From Niger

Protais Zigiranyirazo, Eight other Rwandan Nationals Expelled From Niger

Niger has expelled and declared persona non grata nine Rwandan nationals who were recently relocated to the country by the United Nations International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (UNIRMCT) from…

Rwanda Bar Association: Newly Elected President Moses Nkundabarashi Takes Over

Rwanda Bar Association: Newly Elected President Moses Nkundabarashi Takes Over

Rwanda Bar Association (RBA) General Assembly has welcomed the newly elected President of the association lawyer Moise Nkundabarashi who has promised to start a new era of leadership among lawyers…

UN Human Rights Commission Encourages Civil Society to Work with Gov’t on Human Rights

UN Human Rights Commission Encourages Civil Society to Work with Gov’t on Human Rights

The United Nations Commission for Human Rights has asked the Rwanda civil society organization (CSOs) to support the government’s implementation  of Universal Peer Review (UPR) recommendations. The UPR…

Rwanda Gov’t, Civil Society Team Up to Write UPR Reports

Rwanda Gov’t, Civil Society Team Up to Write UPR Reports

The ministry of Justice and civil society organizations in Rwanda have agreed on working together to prepare data and evidence-based human rights reports that will be presented at the…