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AU Adopts Reforms in Key Leadership Positions

AU Adopts Reforms in Key Leadership Positions

The African Union has pushed further institutional reforms by removing overlaps and duplication in top leadership positions intending to improve efficiency. The reforms were approved during the 11th extraordinary summit…

AU Launches Peace Fund, Targets $400M by 2021

AU Launches Peace Fund, Targets $400M by 2021

Launch of Africa Peace FundThe African Union has launched a new peace fund plan that expected to reach $400 million by the year 2021, and possibly end decades of Africa…

Kagame Wishes President Ali Bongo Quick Recovery

Kagame Wishes President Ali Bongo Quick Recovery

President Paul Kagame has wished his Gabonian counterpart Ali Bongo a quick recovery from an illness that has prevented him from fulfilling state duties for about one month now. Mr…

African Union Reforms: How Fast Are Member States?

African Union Reforms: How Fast Are Member States?

It is a busy two last months of 2018 for the African Union member states. About 10 big events remain on the AU schedule before end of the year – starting…

Rwanda: Faith Organizations Make U-turn on Family Planning

Rwanda: Faith Organizations Make U-turn on Family Planning

Faith-based organizations at the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP2018) concluded on Thursday in Kigali have committed to promote modern contraceptive methods to save lives. “We, the faith community…

Rwanda, Qatar Sign Investment, Air Service Agreements

Rwanda, Qatar Sign Investment, Air Service Agreements

Rwanda and Qatar have signed agreements on Air Services, Reciprocal Promotion and Protection of Investments and a Memorandum of Understanding on Economic, Commercial, and Technical Cooperation. The three agreements were…

Women Parliamentarians Forum Elect New Committee

Women Parliamentarians Forum Elect New Committee

MP Beline Uwineza has been unanimously elected chairperson of the Rwandese Women Parliamentarians  Forum (FRRP) during the first extra ordinary meeting since the formation of the fourth parliament this September…

Kagame to Hold Talks with Emir of Qatar

Kagame to Hold Talks with Emir of Qatar

President Paul Kagame is expected to hold talks with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Doha, the President’s office announced. Kagame arrived in Doha…

CAF U-23 Qualifiers: Rwanda, DR Congo settle for a goalless draw

CAF U-23 Qualifiers: Rwanda, DR Congo settle for a goalless draw

Rwanda and neighbours DR Congo played a goalless draw in the first leg of the first round qualifiers of the 2019 Africa U23 Cup of Nations in a tight game…

UNHCR Falling Short of Food for Refugees in Rwanda

UNHCR Falling Short of Food for Refugees in Rwanda

The UN Refugee Agency in Rwanda has told international advocate of the refugees that they have a challenge of enough food and other amenities to cater for more than 13…

Former Government Drivers in Financial Wrangles

Former Government Drivers in Financial Wrangles

Former government drivers are currently in a court battle over unaccounted financial transactions, undocumented expenses and incomes which are said to have been done by one of their representatives. Abacu…

Women’s Role Taken for Granted – Jeannette Kagame

Women’s Role Taken for Granted – Jeannette Kagame

First Lady Jeannette Kagame has advised communities to desist from taking women’s role for granted because their contribution to the growth of society is vital. “Since time immemorial, women…