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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…

Pressured by a demanding labor market, more Rwandans head to university

Pressured by a demanding labor market, more Rwandans head to university

Denys Migambiyabagabo, 27, always thought a high school certificate was all he needed to be a high school teacher until a district meeting he attended proved otherwise. Two years ago…

US academic Sondra Myers to release Rwanda handbook

US academic Sondra Myers to release Rwanda handbook

Launching of the Handbook“The New Rwanda 2:Successes and Challenges on the Ground” by Sondra Myers(Press Release) The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 aim to foster the…

Rwanda: Kenyan Equity Bank boasts 350,000 clients in 2 years of operations

Rwanda: Kenyan Equity Bank boasts 350,000 clients in 2 years of operations

Equity Bank, Kenya’s leading lender by market value, has announced impressive numbers with its Rwanda subsidiary – in a sector with growing stiff competition. The Bank’s CEO, James Mwangi…

Rwandans expelled from Tanzania find new hope back home

Rwandans expelled from Tanzania find new hope back home

Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country…

With oil in Uganda means there is huge deposits in Rwanda too – say experts

With oil in Uganda means there is huge deposits in Rwanda too – say experts

Rwanda is preparing a call for proposals from oil companies to bid for exploration rights at Lake Kivu to continue from where Canadian Vanoil Energy Ltd had reached – after more…

Why Rwanda may be the best place to have a baby

Why Rwanda may be the best place to have a baby

BUGESERA-RWANDA—In Nyamata, a village town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes’ drive south of Rwanda’s Capital City, Kigali, Jeanne Musabende’s husband is hanging out with…

20 years later, Kagame steers Rwandans to dream like never before

20 years later, Kagame steers Rwandans to dream like never before

A stinging mist blows east on the rolling hills of Northern Rwanda, overlooking beautiful green tea plantations. Florence Iribagiza, 39, a Rwandan businesswoman in the rural Rwanda, endures the biting…

DR Congo declares Rwandans unwanted, except with expensive paid visas

DR Congo declares Rwandans unwanted, except with expensive paid visas

It is exactly 5:30am (local time) on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, at Petite Barriere – a small border post between Rubavu district of Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo…