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East African Telecoms rush to slash calling rates ahead of deadline

East African Telecoms rush to slash calling rates ahead of deadline

MTN Rwanda announced on Monday, October 6, it has cut down charges on call for its roaming subscribers ahead of the Wednesday launch of One Network Area Agreement. MTN follows…

Inside story of why Rwanda Senate president resigned

Inside story of why Rwanda Senate president resigned

Rwanda’s Senate President Dr. Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo 53, has resigned from his position citing personal reasons. An emergency session, Wednesday 17, which involved a quorum of 25 senators…

Take me to the moon: Rwanda breeding geeks

Take me to the moon: Rwanda breeding geeks

It is an awfully hot Friday. The scotching sun has gone terribly wild. The nauseating dry haze has arrested the rolling hills of Gisozi, a suburban neighborhood of Rwanda’s…

Thousands of Rwandans descend on Atlanta to meet their President

Thousands of Rwandans descend on Atlanta to meet their President

Over 3000 Rwandans living in North America are preparing to meet Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame in Atlanta, USA, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19…

Rwanda sends more troops to Central Africa Republic

Rwanda sends more troops to Central Africa Republic

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has authorised deployment of more troops to conflict stricken Central Africa Republic. The last boots of the 140 special police forces were airlifted from…

Who Killed Rwanda’s Lions?

Who Killed Rwanda’s Lions?

Charlene Jendry, an American conservationist, made a maiden visit to Rwanda in 1990. She toured Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s high-end touristic destination. The mighty lions, the Kings of…

DRC playing delaying tactics on disarming rebels

DR Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has refused to give green light for a military operation against Rwandan rebels operating on his soil. The development surfaced yesterday during a…

Rwanda police enforces toughest traffic policy, public fears it opens doors to corruption

Rwanda police enforces toughest traffic policy, public fears it opens doors to corruption

Police in Rwanda has introduced new and harsh penalties for traffic offenders. The decision was triggered by a series of deadly accidents reported in the last 30 days. More than…

Rwanda reports Ebola suspect from Sierra Leone, presses alert button

A German medical student travelling from West Africa to Rwanda has been hospitalized after doctors suspected he has Ebola-like symptoms. The patient is kept in an isolated facility. “Samples…

DR Congo reverses decision on Visa fees for Rwandans

DR Congo reverses decision on Visa fees for Rwandans

DR Congo has waived Visa fees on Rwandans weeks after slapping new fees on Rwandans entering into the country following unprecedented fighting between the two neighbours. The fees had hitherto…

Critics are angry, but ordinary Rwandans prefer Kagame style of leadership

Critics are angry, but ordinary Rwandans prefer Kagame style of leadership

In 2005, a local businessman was contracted to build a road in Muhanga district, Southern Rwanda. The contractor would employ hundreds of villagers. The contractor had one thing in mind…

Ebola: Rwanda deploys hundreds of medics, sets special clinic

Ebola: Rwanda deploys hundreds of medics, sets special clinic

Rwanda has deployed medics and installed a temporary clinic at Kigali International Airport following red alerts of an eminent spread of the Ebola virus that is taking toll on West…