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Rwanda’s Aegis Trust Gets Global Award for Fight against Genocide

Rwanda’s Aegis Trust Gets Global Award for Fight against Genocide

Aegis Trust, a British NGO which manages the Kigali Genocide Memorial and other campaigns to prevent Genocide worldwide will today receive the Raphael Lemkin International Award – second edition. Since 2013…

Why Top Education Board Officials Were Fired

Why Top Education Board Officials Were Fired

Rwandan educationists say the dismissal of senior officials at Rwanda education Board (REB) was long overdue given recurrent shortfalls in this key institution. On April 11th, the Cabinet Meeting chaired…

New Infrastructure Minister Vows to Crackdown Recruitment Malpractices

New Infrastructure Minister Vows to Crackdown Recruitment Malpractices

The new Infrastructure (MININFRA) Minister, Amb. Claver Gatete, has vowed to end the misuse of Government funds and corruption in staff recruitment that has reportedly characterized ministry in the last…

400 Police Officers Transferred to New Investigation Body

400 Police Officers Transferred to New Investigation Body

The Government of Rwanda has given the newly established Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) needed staff to start its full operations. RIB, an institution which comes to carry out investigations on…

Kigali City Mayor Resigns

Kigali City Mayor Resigns

Pascal Nyamurinda, the mayor of City of Kigali has resigned from his functions, city officials said on Wednesday. According to Athanase Rutabingwa, president of City council, Nyamurinda tendered in his…

Rwanda: New Investigation Body Takes Over From Police

Rwanda: New Investigation Body Takes Over From Police

President Paul Kagame has presided over the swearing-in ceremony of the newly appointed leaders. They include leaders of the newly established Rwanda Investigations Bureau (RIB), an institution that comes…

Reliving the Journey of Confessions by Genocide Perpetrators

Reliving the Journey of Confessions by Genocide Perpetrators

On Monday, April 2, Boniface Hakizimana – a Genocide convict, knelt down on the altar at a chapel in Huye district, Southern Rwanda. With immense shame on his face, but seemingly…

President Kagame Reshuffles Cabinet

President Kagame Reshuffles Cabinet

President Paul Kagame has reshuffled cabinet. The reshuffle which was announced on Friday saw a number of change. Minister James Musoni, one of the longest-serving ministers has been dropped…

New US Ambassador to Rwanda Pledges More AGOA Talks

New US Ambassador to Rwanda Pledges More AGOA Talks

The new US. Ambassador to Rwanda has pledged to engage in fresh talks to iron out issues related to US withdraw of Rwanda’s eligibility for apparel exports under…

Rwanda Starts Week Long Mourning Period

Rwanda Starts Week Long Mourning Period

The most challenging week in Rwanda when country and friends of Rwanda commemorate over a million Tutsis who perished during the Genocide 1994 has arrived. April 7th-13th and stretching…

Rwanda’s Decision on Second Hand Clothing Remains Unchanged

Rwanda’s Decision on Second Hand Clothing Remains Unchanged

Rwanda government will not change its decision on second hand Clothes following the United States’ withdraw of the country’s eligibility for apparel exports under the African Growth and Opportunity…

Rwanda to increase Agricultural Research Centers

Rwanda to increase Agricultural Research Centers

Rwanda has set a new research strategy that will improve agriculture production in 2018, and enhance the country’s resilience to climate change. While addressing both chambers of parliament…