JICA launches tool to ease mobility of people with disabilities

The Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in Rwanda has launched an online portal named Resource Map which does not only

BRD, USAID to increase agriculture financing

The Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Private Sector Driven Agriculture Growth


Blood transfusion centre receives highest African quality standard

The Rwanda National Centre for Blood Transfusion (NCBT), a division of the Rwanda Biomedical Centre, has received level-3 accreditation, the

Nine suspected drug traffickers arrested

Nine people have been arrested in separate police operations across the country on Saturday for trafficking narcotic drugs or distilling


BRD to scale up rural electrification

Officials from the ministry of Infrastructure (MININFRA) have announced that the renewable energy fund project is nearing completion and will

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Social Welfare (Pillar 4, Part 4)

Strengthening health services for all.   The Health Sector continued to implement actions meant to improve the availability, accessibility and


MANIFESTO REVIEW: Economy (Pillar 3, Part 4)

Exploiting natural resources for sustainable development.    Land     There has been a deliberate policy of establishing

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Justice System (Pillar 2, Part 4)

Delivering justice through mediation committees.   Mediation Committees (Abunzi) are a Rwandan home-grown solution. In the traditional Rwanda, Abunzi were


BRALIRWA’s tale of innovating to ensure efficiency and safety

Precisely 60 years ago, in 1957, Brasseries et Limonaderies du Rwanda – better known as BRALIRWA – was created, with the construction

Tigo 4G offers free English Premier League and NBA basketball with Kwesé

Tigo has entered a partnership with Kwesé Sports that allows customers who buy Tigo 4G LTE packs worth Frw 1,500


How Business Partners International’s funding helps SMEs grow

Since 2011, Business Partners International (BPI), a Rwandan investment fund, has been providing a wide range of financing services to mostly

Engen Rwanda: Embracing cashless payments for customers’ convenience

There is nothing more convenient than being able to pay for goods and services without having to use cash these


Airtel Rwanda launches ‘Tera Stori’ call campaign

In an effort to enhance loyalty and to continue to give its customers affordable rates, services and value for their

MANIFESTO REVIEW: Good Governance (Pillar 1, Part 4)

Gender equity and civil society development to sustain communities. The government is committed to entrenching the principle of gender equality


RGB, One UN to offer grants to civil society

The Rwanda Governance Board has launched a call for proposals for the second phase of grants to local civil society

JICA to give Kaizen management training at Nairobi forum

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will participate in the training for entrepreneurs organised by EMRC, ahead of the 11th


Private sector has to drive growth – Development Partners Retreat

Senior government officials and development partners have met in Rubavu district for the thirteenth annual Development Partners Retreat (DPR) to

Police conduct counter-terror, public order management exercises

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) has started a Command Post Exercise (CPX) of 326 police officers aimed at testing capabilities and


Ecobank Rwanda launches mobile banking app

Ecobank Rwanda has launched a mobile banking application, Ecobank_ON, that will allow its clients to make transactions wherever they

Rwanda assumes chairmanship of AU Peace and Security Council

Rwanda is chairing the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AUPSC) during the month of February 2017. The council


Military hospital opens Medical Modelling and Simulation Centre

The Rwanda Military Hospital (RMH) has inaugurated a Medical Modelling and Simulation Centre where RDF personnel, especially nurses and doctors,

Africa CEO Forum to focus on women in business

The Africa CEO Forum, to be held on March 20 and 21 in Geneva, will launch the African Women in Business initiative


Police train medical professionals in fire-fighting

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) yesterday opened a 3-day fire-fighting Training of Trainers (ToT) for 44 medical practitioners operating in Northern,

Leadership Retreat to last longer, focus on socioeconomic programs

This year’s Leadership Retreat will last 5 days, which is longer than usual, as it will be dealing with

New top officials sworn in

President Kagame on Wednesday officiated the swearing-in ceremony of several new top officials proposed by Cabinet last week and approved