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Burundi Blocks Foreigners at Border as Violence Escalates

Burundi Blocks Foreigners at Border as Violence Escalates

Burundi on Monday morning blocked foreigners from entering the country through Rwanda, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded at the border. Burundian Ambassador to Rwanda was unavailable for comment, as he…

S.Sudan Ministers In Rwanda For Consultation

S.Sudan Ministers In Rwanda For Consultation

South Sudan, the world’s youngest, nation has sent part of its cabinet to Rwanda for consultation on development. The delegation includes; Seven ministers, four deputy ministers and other key…

Meet Kaberuka, The Man Who Has  Mercilessly Fought Poverty In Africa

Meet Kaberuka, The Man Who Has Mercilessly Fought Poverty In Africa

On Thursday, April 16, the World Bank Group President Jim Kim hosted a ceremony in Washington to honour the outgoing African Development Bank Group (AfDB) President Donald Kaberuka for his…

Behind Kagame’s Visit To Algeria

Behind Kagame’s Visit To Algeria

President Paul Kagame and his Algerian counterpart, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have agreed to cement bilateral cooperation and discussed how similar relations can be pushed across to attain socioeconomic development and security…

Kagame, Ethiopian PM Condemn Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

Kagame, Ethiopian PM Condemn Xenophobic Attacks in South Africa

President Paul Kagame has condemned xenophobic attacks in South Africa and said that the violence is taking the continent backwards. “Whether it’s where it’s taking…

Pictorial: Behind The Scenes At The Security Forum In Ethiopia

Pictorial: Behind The Scenes At The Security Forum In Ethiopia

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, accompanied by the First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, on April 16, attended the 4th Tana High Level Forum on security in Africa with Heads of States…

Rwandan Students Now Get Scholarship Loans From Bank

Rwandan Students Now Get Scholarship Loans From Bank

Rwandan students will no longer apply for scholarship loans from the government; rather, through the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD). Education Minister, Silas Lwakabamba, said that this will increase the…

Kagame In Ethiopia For Security Forum Amidst Violence In Africa

Kagame In Ethiopia For Security Forum Amidst Violence In Africa

President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame are in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 4th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa. The security forum is an…

Man Names His Baby Boy After President Kagame

Man Names His Baby Boy After President Kagame

In remote sector of Kabagari, Ruhango district, Southern Rwanda, a man recently attracted the attention of his neighbors when he named his new baby boy, Paul Kagame. Samuel Hitimana, the…

Americans Were Rwanda’s Top Tourists in 2014

Americans Were Rwanda’s Top Tourists in 2014

The United States is the largest contributor to Rwanda’s tourism revenues, accounting for 20% of the total revenue. The immigration office says 1,220,000 visitors were received…

Meet karuhimbi, Whose Prank Saved 100 Tutsi

Meet karuhimbi, Whose Prank Saved 100 Tutsi

If you think killers are not afraid of ghosts, then you might as well think twice. What happened in the dark days of 1994, during the genocide against the Tutsi…

Murambi Quarry Site That Turned Into A Tutsi Mass Grave

Murambi Quarry Site That Turned Into A Tutsi Mass Grave

In 1986, former President Habyarimana’s government contracted a Chinese company to construct a 98km road from Kayonza district to Kagitumba border with Uganda, Eastern Rwanda. Months later, construction works…