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Fourth Parliament Starts Business on Friday, But How Ready Is It?

Fourth Parliament Starts Business on Friday, But How Ready Is It?

Two weeks after swearing in, the forth parliament which was inaugurated on September 19 is set to officially start business on Thursday – October 5th. The 80 Member lower chamber was…

President Kagame Receives Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate

President Kagame Receives Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate

President Kagame on October 2nd received the Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate Malu Dreyer who has served as Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate since January 2013, the first woman to…

Former BRD Boss Arrested

Former BRD Boss Arrested

Former Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Bank (BRD) Alex Kanyankore has been arrested over two related charges, KT Press has learnt. Kanyankore was fired from his duties as the…

Gasabo District Summoned for Pre-trial Hearing in the ‘Bannyahe’ Expropriation Case

Gasabo District Summoned for Pre-trial Hearing in the ‘Bannyahe’ Expropriation Case

Gasabo District will appear in Court next month for an expropriation case filed against the district by residents of Kangondo I, II and Kibiraro I. The former is a slum…

Rwanda Medics Lacking Confidence To Handle Emergency Cases

Rwanda Medics Lacking Confidence To Handle Emergency Cases

Several medical practitioners in Rwanda are failing to save lives in emergency cases not necessarily because they lack skills, but because they don’t have confidence, the Ministry of Health…

Umuganda: PM Ngirente Launches Construction of Classrooms in Nyagatare

Umuganda: PM Ngirente Launches Construction of Classrooms in Nyagatare

Rwanda’s Prime Minister Dr. Eduord Ngirente rolled his sleeves to join residents of Rurembo Village, Gashenyi Cell, Rukomo Sector, Nyagatere district in Eastern Province in the monthly community work…

Journalists Salute Decriminalization of General Defamation, Press Offences

Journalists Salute Decriminalization of General Defamation, Press Offences

In December last year, Rwanda revised the penal code, making a relief for journalists from general defamation which was a criminal offence attracting a jail term of up to one…

Rwanda’s Akagera Park Mourns Death of its Pioneer Elephant

Rwanda’s Akagera Park Mourns Death of its Pioneer Elephant

Rwanda’s Akagera National Park is mourning the death of its oldest and pioneer elephants brought to the park. “It is with sadness that we announce that Mutware…

Poor planning, Lack of Flexibility behind Failure of City Master Plan – Experts

Experts have attributed lack of flexibility, failure to engage citizens and lack of land for development infrastructure as key hiccups that led to revision of Kigali City master plan. In…

Rwandans to Wear Locally Made Products Once a Month

Rwandans to Wear Locally Made Products Once a Month

On Tuesday, September 25, Rwanda’s Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and two ministers; Francis Kaboneka of local government and Vincent Munyeshaka of Trade and Industry were spotted in men’s…

Kagame Demands UN/AU Shared Burden on Peacekeeping Support

Kagame Demands UN/AU Shared Burden on Peacekeeping Support

President Paul Kagame has asked United Nations to ‘closely’ partner with the African Union to ensure stable funding of peace support operations. Kagame, who is the current chairperson of the…

At UN Assembly, Kagame Tasks World Leaders to Create Jobs for the Youth

At UN Assembly, Kagame Tasks World Leaders to Create Jobs for the Youth

President Paul Kagame has told world leaders attending the 73rd United Nations General Assembly in New York that creating jobs for the youth should be taken as a priority. &#8220…