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President Kagame Now Plays Basketball

President Kagame Now Plays Basketball

President Paul Kagame is an ardent sports fan, by all standards. More importantly, he is known to be a great tennis player, at least among his tennis peers. But recently…

First Lady Warns HIV May Wipe Out Next Generation

First Lady Warns HIV May Wipe Out Next Generation

Rwanda’s First Lady Jeannette Kagame has warned that the next generation risks being wiped out by HIV/AIDS epidemic unless the world sustains spending in treatment, care and…

An Embarrassing Photograph France Would Rather Doesn’t Exist

An Embarrassing Photograph France Would Rather Doesn’t Exist

On June 25, 1994, Boniface Higiro was 19 years. At around 11:00am, a convoy of military and white civilian vehicles drove uphill towards Bisesero, located in Western Rwanda. “We…

Rwandair Buys Airbus Planes to Penetrate Europe, Asia

Rwandair Buys Airbus Planes to Penetrate Europe, Asia

Rwanda’s National Carrier, Rwandair, has purchased two brand new A330s Airbus Planes, which it says will allow East Africa’s fastest growing airline to aggressively penetrate the highly competitive…

Kagame Approves Bill Seeking 100% Payment For Mothers On Maternity Leave

Kagame Approves Bill Seeking 100% Payment For Mothers On Maternity Leave

Rwanda has approved the long awaited maternity protection bill that grants mothers a better package of their remuneration while on a 12-weeks leave. While chairing an extraordinary cabinet meeting…

How France Loses Battle To Britain In Rwanda

How France Loses Battle To Britain In Rwanda

In Rwanda, French speaking teachers have successfully adjusted their ability to speak and teach in English, dispelling fears that the country’s switch to English in 2008 was a &#8216…

Rwanda’s GDP Grows By 7% in 2014

Rwanda’s GDP Grows By 7% in 2014

Rwanda’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at current market prices grew by 7%, from Rwf4,864 Billion in 2013 to Rwf5,389 Billion in 2014. Base year was 2011…

How Poor or Rich are Rwandans? Finance Minister Announces Today

How Poor or Rich are Rwandans? Finance Minister Announces Today

Later today at 5:00PM, the Finance Minister, Claver Gatete, will announce whether Rwandans are growing richer or poorer. The Ministry’s Communication Officer, Sam Jean RUBURIKA announced that…

Former Prosecutor General, Ngoga elected EALA MP

Former Prosecutor General, Ngoga elected EALA MP

Former general prosecutor of Rwanda Martin Ngoga has been elected as Member of Parliament of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA). Ngoga, a candidate from the ruling party (RPF) replaces…

Fixing Rwandan Hearts, all the way from Boston

Fixing Rwandan Hearts, all the way from Boston

Jean Paul Haragirimana 19, was the breadwinner for his family until the unthinkable happened. As a porter at a cement factory for more than 3 years, everything was normal until…

In Footsteps of Col. Bagosora, the Genocide “Brain”

In Footsteps of Col. Bagosora, the Genocide “Brain”

Ngoma district in Eastern Rwanda, is known for its green lush, with a large expanse of land, but big part of it is completely abandoned. Its soils are fertile producing…

Healing Rwanda’s Lonely Hearts

Healing Rwanda’s Lonely Hearts

A few years ago, deep in the villages of Butare, a famous town in Southern Rwanda, there happened to be a heated tension between genocide widows and wives of genocide…