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Rwanda’s First Lady inspires youth to excel

Rwanda’s First Lady inspires youth to excel

Joseph Biziyaremye, a vulnerable 20-year-old from Kirehe District in Rwanda’s Eastern part, lost his parents when he had just joined secondary school. His hope of going back…

Genocide Survivors find home at ‘One Dollar’ Complex

Genocide Survivors find home at ‘One Dollar’ Complex

Leandre Sekamana 23, a Rwandan university student, spent months wondering whether to donate Rwf3000 ($4) to a fund meant to construct a hostel to accommodate about 200 genocide orphans. Sekamana…

Rwanda’s Umuganda that Everyone’s Involved In

Rwanda’s Umuganda that Everyone’s Involved In

Saturday is a relaxing day, for many. Not in Rwanda though; particularly every last Saturday of the month all year round. Everyone – with no age limit, picks a tool…

UN wants African countries apply Rwanda-style to fight Gender Based Violence

UN wants African countries apply Rwanda-style to fight Gender Based Violence

United Nations says African states must adapt to Rwanda’s style of fighting Gender Based Violence (GBV), and establish counseling centres for victims. In 2009, Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeannette…

WHO Satisfied with Level of Ebola Preparedness in Rwanda

WHO Satisfied with Level of Ebola Preparedness in Rwanda

On October 31, Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo summoned all diplomats accredited to Rwanda. She requested they travel with her to the Rwanda–Burundi border, Southern…

UN confirms Rwandan Ebola envoy dead from West Africa

UN confirms Rwandan Ebola envoy dead from West Africa

A Rwandan expert deployed by the UN in West Africa to respond to Ebola crisis is dead. He was 59. The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed Dr. Marcel…

Rwanda-German seal € 69.5 deal to support Vocational education

Rwanda-German seal € 69.5 deal to support Vocational education

The Government of Rwanda and The Federal Republic of Germany concluded cooperation negotiations that saw German donate €69.5 million equivalent to Rwf 60 billion, to support Rwanda’s economic…

Tour du Rwanda, region’s premier cycling event returns

Tour du Rwanda, region’s premier cycling event returns

Pressure is mounting in Rwanda. Team Rwanda Cycling’s readiness is at a record high, as Rwanda’s annual Tour du Rwanda international cycling competition hits the road on November…

Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, deliberate on peace and security of the Northern Corridor

Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, deliberate on peace and security of the Northern Corridor

Police, immigration, prison, natural resources and disaster management officials from Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya are meeting in Kigali to deliberate on regional peace and security. The six-day conference, which…

Rwanda to host continental summit on ICT in education

Rwanda is hosting Africa’s high-level summit on education and ICT. The three day forum, Innovation Africa 2014, begins November 18. Africa’s leading ministerial and government decision-makers…

UN awards US$ 740,000 grants to civil societies in Rwanda

UN awards US$ 740,000 grants to civil societies in Rwanda

Rwanda civil society organizations have received financial support worth US$740,000 aimed at contributing to strengthening responsive and accountable governance in the country. The grants were provided on November…

Rwanda Police appoints new spokesperson

Rwanda Police appoints new spokesperson

Rwanda National Police has appointed Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Celestin Twahirwa as the new Spokesperson and serves as Commissioner for Public Relations and Media, with emmediate effect. CSP Twahirwa…