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New Mobile App Cuts Money Transfer Rates For Rwandan Diaspora

New Mobile App Cuts Money Transfer Rates For Rwandan Diaspora

For years, Gloria Muteteri, a Rwandan college student, endured long queues at the Western Money agent, to receive her tuition fees from a relative living in canada. She lined up…

The Untold Story of Rwanda’s Heroine, Agatha Uwiringiyimana

The Untold Story of Rwanda’s Heroine, Agatha Uwiringiyimana

In 1953, in a remote village of Muhororo in Gisagara district, a four hours drive from Rwanda’s capital Kigali, a baby girl, Agathe Uwiringiyimana, was born. Little did her…

Security Top Priority For Kagame at AU Summit

Security Top Priority For Kagame at AU Summit

President Paul Kagame arrived in Ethiopias capital Addis Ababa Thursday for the 24th ordinary session of the African Union. The Summit is scheduled for 30th-31st January and the Rwandan…

Christine Lagarde Hikes to Meet Rwanda Gorillas in the Mist

Christine Lagarde Hikes to Meet Rwanda Gorillas in the Mist

On her first visit to Rwanda, Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF), had a planed secret visit to the country’s touristic hot-spot, the Virunga…

IMF Boss Says World Needs Peace And Tolerance

IMF Boss Says World Needs Peace And Tolerance

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who is in Rwanda for a four-day official visit, says the world needs to be tolerant. After a…

US Commits $180M to Support Rwanda’s Development Plan

US Commits $180M to Support Rwanda’s Development Plan

The United States will this year facilitate Rwanda’s development agenda with Rwf125b ($180m) direct support, new US ambassador to the country, Barks-Ruggles, told KTPress. Amb. Ruggles was on…

Advocacy Group to Push for Energy Transition in Africa

Advocacy Group to Push for Energy Transition in Africa

A new high-level lobby group -‘African Energy Leaders Group’ has been formed to push for political momentum for sustainable energy transition in Africa. The group AELG officially launched during…

DRC Senate Rejects Kabila Proposal to Extend His Rule

DRC Senate Rejects Kabila Proposal to Extend His Rule

DRCongo senate Friday Morning thwarted President Joseph Kabila’s extended rule plans, unanimously voting ‘NO’. The electoral bill, proposing postponement of next year’s presidential elections for three years…

Rwanda-DRC Border Tense as Congolese Flee Deadly Riots

Rwanda-DRC Border Tense as Congolese Flee Deadly Riots

The situation at the DR Congo-Rwanda border is tense as hundreds of Congolese began crossing into Rwanda for their safety early Thursday morning. Bukavu, a border town with Rwanda…

Return of Rwandan Refugees in View of Fugitive’s Son

Return of Rwandan Refugees in View of Fugitive’s Son

Louis Antoine Muhire, a Rwandan refugee living in Canada, visited Rwanda for the first time in 20 years after fleeing the country in 1994. For over 20 years, Muhire had…

Kagame Defends Africa At WEF

Kagame Defends Africa At WEF

Speaking at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, President Paul Kagame has rejected perceptions that Africa is experiencing insecurity and thus not safe for investment. Kagame, who is among…

Nyamasheke Elder Cries Protesting Mayor’s Arrest

Nyamasheke Elder Cries Protesting Mayor’s Arrest

Marcel Semafaranga 93 , a resident of Mikingo village in Nyamasheke district, broke into tears when he heard the news that his mayor, Jean-Baptiste Habyarimana, had been arrested. “This is…