UN Housing Right expert visiting Kigali

The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Raquel Rolnik, is visiting Rwanda from 5 to 13 July 2012, at the

Police urges public to beware of human trafficking

In a weekly televised Police talk show commonly known as Kubaza bitera kumenya Police warned the public to be aware


Social Media Powers Grassroots Democracy in Rwanda

The Government of Rwanda is urging citizens to embrace Twitter and other social media tools as a revolutionary way to

Ministry of Health signs MoU with France

The Ministry of Health yesterday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with France that will serve as a framework for


Cooperatives urged to foster economic development

On July 8th, 2012, Rwandans joined the rest of the world to mark the International Cooperatives day for the eighth occasion,

The Manor Hotel to unleash more breathtaking events

After the thrilling masquerade ball party held at the Manor Hotel last Saturday, the hotel’s management has decided


Miners to receive better advocacy skills to boost the sector

Following the acquisition of a legal status in its practice, the Mining Association of Rwanda pledged to offer better services

RDB hosts an international environmental training workshop

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is hosting a training of over 30 delegates from different parts of Africa, on “Development of


Developing Countries to Strengthen Domestic Fundamentals, to Weather Global Economic Turmoil

According to the latest Global Economic Prospects, Africa's growth remained robust in 2011 at 4.7 percent. Excluding South Africa, growth in the

Rwandan franc expected to stabilize amid inflation threats

The Rwandan Franc has had a rough time of depreciation against the US Dollar in the last three months, where


Traders call for harmonisation of standards in EAC

Regional private sector body wants custom standards in the East African Community (EAC) harmonized to ease movement of goods in

Market Report for Monday 09thJuly, 2012

Today the RSE market recorded a lower turnover compared to last Friday’s trading session. The total turnover for the


NPD-COTRACO promises completion of ‘Kigali road project’ by end year

It was announced last week that the Kigali City project to build 34km of tarmac road commenced in 2010 will be

Uganda set for education exchange with Rwanda

For years the border between Rwanda and Uganda has been the bustling site of trading goods. Presently, Uganda hopes to


Government to ease women’s access to financial opportunities

Cabinet decided on June 28 2012 on a policy to make it easier for women and youth who comprise 70 percent of Rwanda’

You inspire the leaders of Rwanda

Girls from the Gashora Girls Academy welcomed President Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame. True to the academy's motto “educate


Tigo Rwanda to respectfully comply with new RURA Regulations

Cost for Incoming International Calls to Rwanda will be affectedfollowing the new regulation for International Gateway Traffic Verification System in

East African Granite Industries affirm to help buffer trade deficit

At the official opening ceremony of the East African Granite Industries (EAGI), President Paul Kagame who presided over the launch


USAID - Bayer Healthcare partner to provide family planning tool

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has developed the first ever global public-private partnership that will bring the

NBI meeting highlights cooperation

Today marked the second day of the Nile Basin Parliamentarians Forum, a three-day event that has brought together 100 stakeholders from


Transport minister calls for establishment of more local construction companies.

This Thursday, the State Minister of Transport at the Ministry of Infrastructure, Dr. Alex Nzahabwanimana, visited NDP – COTRACO, a Rwandan

Nile Basin Initiative holds its Annual General Meeting

The Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), a partnership of the Nile Basin countries- Burundi, DRC, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania

Airtel to offer fastest mobile Internet with 3.75G launch in Rwanda

Bharti Airtel Rwanda, on July 4, 2012 announced the introduction of the fastest mobile Internet in Rwanda, with the launch of its 3.75

Rwanda at 50: Reflections, Reconstruction and Recovery

The man grabbed her purse and started to run. She reacted strongly -- pulling it back and kicking the predator.

East African Granite Industries to Officially Launch Granite Plant in Nyagatare

The management of East African Granite Industries (EAGI) is proud to announce the official Launching Ceremony of its quarry and