New MP and deputy ombudsman sworn-in

President Paul Kagame on Friday officiated the swearing-in ceremony of Winifride Niyitegeka, a new Member of the Chamber of Deputies,

Tigo Rwanda extends SIM card validity for prepaid customers

Tigo Rwanda has announced that it has extended SIM card validity for all prepaid customers from six months to


‘Public and private sectors should cooperate in education’ – Kagame

President Kagame has said that the human capital that Africa needs will be reached faster when boys and girls can

Dangote Industries gets $1bn from Afreximbank for intra-African trade

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has signed agreements to provide financing facilities totalling $1.11 billion to support African entities engaged in


UAP Rwanda pays tribute to Genocide victims at Nyarusange Memorial

Employees of insurance and financial services firm UAP Rwanda on 29th June paid tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide

Tigo launches ‘It’s Raining Money’ promo with Rwf 20m jackpot prize

Tigo Rwanda has launched a 3-month promotion called ‘It’s Raining Money’ (Imvura y’amafaranga), which


Afreximbank AGM participants highlight need for regional integration

Activities marking the 24th Annual General Meeting of the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) opened in Kigali on Wednesday with Claver

MTN Rwanda back to growth in first quarter 2017

MTN Rwanda has had a good first quarter 2017, with the company’s total revenue increasing by 3% compared to Q4 2016,


African countries must prioritise universal health coverage – Murekezi

Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi has called on African countries to join hands in ensuring health equity and universal health coverage (

Central Bank lowers repo rate to 6% to increase private sector credit

The Rwanda Central Bank (BNR) has announced it has lowered the key repo rate (the rate at which BNR lends


Mobisol acquires Lumeter to expand off-grid pay-as-you-go solution

Mobisol, a leader in decentralized solar electrification, has announced that it has acquired Lumeter, one of the largest providers of

Airtel Rwanda joins Kayonza residents in Umuganda

Staff of Airtel Rwanda on Saturday joined the residents of Mukarange Sector in Kayonza District in the monthly Umuganda exercise.


MTN Rwanda donates mutuelle to Muslim community

MTN Rwanda has donated Rwf 1.5 million to enable 500 Rwandan Muslims to get community health insurance and access health care services.

13th Kwita Izina to be held on 1st September

The Rwanda Development Board has launched the Kwita Izina activities which will culminate in the main gorilla naming ceremony on 1


Kagame presents Presidential candidature at NEC

President Paul Kagame has presented his presidential candidature file at the National Electoral Commission, a few days after his nomination

Presidential Month (pictorial)

Picture highlights of some of the monthly activities undertaken by President Kagame in and outside the country, for your recap. &


Second Waka Warrior Race is resounding success (pictorial)

The second Waka Warrior Race, held on Sunday on the grounds of Masaka Farms, has been a resounding success, with

Rwanda and Zambia to further strengthen bilateral ties

On the first day of a State visit by President Paul Kagame to Zambia, the two countries have re-committed to


BPR launches cash deposit campaign to boost savings culture

Banque Populaire du Rwanda, or BPR AtlasMara in its official name, on Monday launched a deposit campaign called ‘Hirwa

RPF congress inaugurates HQ, choses Kagame as candidate

President Paul Kagame has been elected as the candidate of the Rwanda Patriotic Front for the Presidential elections in August


Police celebrate 17 years of existence as 363 cadets pass out

President Paul Kagame on Friday morning officiated the Rwanda National Police's 17th Anniversary and the passing out of the 363 cadets

Tip leads police to four sacks of cannabis in petroleum trailer

Following a tip from residents of Jabana sector, police in Gasabo district discovered four sacks of cannabis hidden in a

Rwanda’s Capital Market University Challenge instills savings culture among youth

As part of its public education and awareness campaigns, the Rwanda’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) organises the annual

USAID launches program to boost youth employment

The American development agency USAID has launched a Rwf 17.2 billion initiative called Huguka Dukore to train 40,000 Rwandan youth in workforce

Two young Rwandans to receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award

Two young Rwandans will on 29th June receive a Queen’s Young Leaders Award from the British monarch Elizabeth