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World Bank Supports Rwanda Road Development

World Bank Supports Rwanda Road Development

The World Bank today approved a $81 million International Development Association (IDA)* credit to support Rwanda’s transport sector.

26/05/2017 Saa 10:14:02
Ministers Nyirasafari, Biruta calls for strengthened neighborhood watch

Ministers Nyirasafari, Biruta calls for strengthened neighborhood watch

The ministers; Esperance Nyirasafari of Gender and Family Promotion, and Dr Vincent Biruta of the Natural Resources have called on beneficiaries of solar power systems donated by Rwanda National Police (RNP) to ensure they are well maintained and to be anti-crime ambassadors.

26/05/2017 Saa 06:53:06
Ransomware cyber attack sparks warning for people to stay safe online

Ransomware cyber attack sparks warning for people to stay safe online

A serious cyber attack shut down organisations and individuals across the world on Friday, May 12.

15/05/2017 Saa 06:11:07
Regional Police officers honor Genocide victims

Regional Police officers honor Genocide victims

Police officers currently undergoing the second United Nations Police Officers Course (UNPOC) at the Peacekeeping Training Centre in Gishari, Rwamagana District, on March 13, visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay respects to victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

15/05/2017 Saa 05:34:16
Blueprint for smart African cities unveiled

Blueprint for smart African cities unveiled

The blueprint was unveiled by Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT

12/05/2017 Saa 06:59:18
Uganda deports murder fugitive

Uganda deports murder fugitive

Rwanda National Police (RNP), yesterday, received a fugitive at Gatuna border post, who had escaped prison and fled to Uganda.

12/05/2017 Saa 06:29:00
Chinese Firm Helps Rwanda Build Vision City to Tackle Housing Challenges

Chinese Firm Helps Rwanda Build Vision City to Tackle Housing Challenges

Located on one of the hills at "The Land of a Thousand hills," the Vision City project is part of the Rwandan government’s efforts to solve housing challenges in the capital city Kigali.

11/05/2017 Saa 10:57:22
Controversy over tariff hike in Rwanda heating up as RTTA now formally objects too

Controversy over tariff hike in Rwanda heating up as RTTA now formally objects too

RWANDA TOUR AND TRAVEL ASSOCIATION’S REACTION TO RDB’S DOUBLING OF GORILLA FEES

9/05/2017 Saa 07:30:09
Police Senior Command students begin study tour

Police Senior Command students begin study tour

Thirty senior police students from nine African countries currently attending the fifth intake of the ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC) in Musanze District, have started study tours aimed at linking theories to realities on ground.

9/05/2017 Saa 06:06:50
UN intermission retreat emphasize protection of civilians, fighting sexual violence

UN intermission retreat emphasize protection of civilians, fighting sexual violence

The second intermission retreat bringing together top UN officials from South Sudan, Darfur and Abyei have resolved to put protection of civilians and fighting sexual and gender based violence at the top of their priorities.

5/05/2017 Saa 05:38:27
Trump sends mixed messages on North Korea

Trump sends mixed messages on North Korea

Conflicting statements issued by US President Donald Trump over North Korea on Monday and Tuesday showed that the US is responding to China’s call for negotiations but is still kicking the ball to North Korea, experts said.

3/05/2017 Saa 07:36:53
Chinese company starts road upgrading in kigali

Chinese company starts road upgrading in kigali

China Road and Bridge Cooperation(CRBC) has started an urban road upgrading project in Rwanda’s capital city Kigali, which is expected to improve the overall traffic situation in Kigali.

3/05/2017 Saa 07:13:28
UN intermission retreat opens in Kigali

UN intermission retreat opens in Kigali

The intermission retreat for three United Nations missions of Darfur (UNAMID), South Sudan (UNMISS) and Abyei (UNISFA) opened yesterday at Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru senior UN officials met to deliberate on various issues pertaining peace and security in the three neighbouring missions.

3/05/2017 Saa 06:29:41
Over 1880 complete ‘Police Basic course’

Over 1880 complete ‘Police Basic course’

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye, yesterday, conferred upon the rank of ‘Police Constable’ to 1883 police men police and women after completing a vigorous eight-month police basic course at Police Training School (PTS) Gishari.

3/05/2017 Saa 05:56:07
Rwanda to see Rhinos for the first time in a generation

Rwanda to see Rhinos for the first time in a generation

Twenty Eastern Black Rhinos are being prepared for translocation from South Africa to Rwanda over the space of the next two weeks according to confirmation received earlier today from both African Parks

2/05/2017 Saa 06:52:19
Police warns against illegal dealing in inflammable products

Police warns against illegal dealing in inflammable products

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned people against illegal dealings in inflammable products, which can result into a disaster and loss of lives.

2/05/2017 Saa 05:37:43
Zambian MPs Pledge to Help Bring Rwandan Genocide Suspects to Book

Zambian MPs Pledge to Help Bring Rwandan Genocide Suspects to Book

Members of the Zambian Parliament, who are in Rwanda for a study tour have pledged to press for Rwandan Genocide fugitives living in Zambia to be brought to justice.

26/04/2017 Saa 06:30:41
Africa to pilot world's first malaria vaccine

Africa to pilot world’s first malaria vaccine

Programs beginning next year in Ghana, Malawi and Kenya will test the vaccine’s effectiveness in children. The trial was announced ahead of World Malaria Day

25/04/2017 Saa 06:31:48
Dr.Agnes Binagwaho appointed vice Chancellor

Dr.Agnes Binagwaho appointed vice Chancellor

Dr. Binagwaho who served as Rwandan minister of health for five years from May 2011 until July 2016 has been appointed Vice Chancellor University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) Rwanda.

25/04/2017 Saa 06:08:08
Fighting corruption: Two drivers arrested in attempted bribery

Fighting corruption: Two drivers arrested in attempted bribery

Two drivers have been arrested in Rulindo District for allegedly attempting to bribe police officers after they were caught in unlawful acts.

25/04/2017 Saa 05:40:02
Police announce major activities to mark 17th anniversary

Police announce major activities to mark 17th anniversary

Preparations for the upcoming 17th anniversary of Rwanda National Police are in high gear as the force plans to kick off celebration activities earlier than usual.

24/04/2017 Saa 05:37:37
Munyagishari Bernard gets life in prison for genocide crimes

Munyagishari Bernard gets life in prison for genocide crimes

Munyagishari accused of leading and co-ordinating attacks on minority Tutsis during Rwanda’s 1994 genocide has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the mass slaughter, Rwanda’s high court said on Thursday.

21/04/2017 Saa 05:48:13
Police issues tough warning against reckless driving

Police issues tough warning against reckless driving

Police have warned motorists against reckless driving; saying violators of road safety standards that put people’s live in danger, risk prosecution and suspension of their licenses.

20/04/2017 Saa 07:27:31
Police advises against keeping large sums of money at home

Police advises against keeping large sums of money at home

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has advised the public against keeping large sums of money in their house, which can influence house break-in and theft.

19/04/2017 Saa 09:20:16
Police apprehend two over drug trafficking

Police apprehend two over drug trafficking

Police in Kigali city have arrested a woman identified as Console Nyirambegeteri in connection with possession of over one hundred pellets of cannabis.

18/04/2017 Saa 09:51:14
Rwanda – now among the global top ten safe destinations

Rwanda – now among the global top ten safe destinations

The tourism sectors in Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya all have some reason to smile as details begin to emerge from the latest edition of the World Economic Forum biennial report as the three countries have made significant progress in various areas of the report’s rankings.

17/04/2017 Saa 12:13:55
RNP peacekeepers in CAR donate to orphans

RNP peacekeepers in CAR donate to orphans

Rwanda National Police (RNP) peacekeepers serving as Individual Police Officers (IPOs) under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) donated an assortment of dormitory items and food stuff to orphans of the 2013 crisis.

17/04/2017 Saa 09:30:23
Police cautions on fire safety measures as fire guts Muhima shops

Police cautions on fire safety measures as fire guts Muhima shops

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has called upon property owners to take precaution against fire in their buildings and to insure that their businesses are safe from fire outbreak.

14/04/2017 Saa 09:30:15
Chinese medical team hailed for healthcare services in Rwanda

Chinese medical team hailed for healthcare services in Rwanda

Rwanda hailed China’s supportive role in the country’s health sector as the 17th Chinese medical team completed one-year medical service there.

12/04/2017 Saa 11:26:30
Police calls for ‘extra care’ mining during rainy season

Police calls for ‘extra care’ mining during rainy season

Rwanda National Police (RNP) is calling upon mining communities to take extra caution and desist from carrying out mining activities unprofessionally in order to avoid likely disasters, especially in this rainy season.

12/04/2017 Saa 09:34:45
Five suspected money counterfeiters arrested

Five suspected money counterfeiters arrested

Five people have been arrested separately in Nyagatare and Gasabo districts in connection with circulating counterfeit monies.

10/04/2017 Saa 09:58:17
Police deploys the second FPU contingent to South Sudan

Police deploys the second FPU contingent to South Sudan

At approximately 8:40am on Tuesday, a plane carrying 144 Rwanda National Police (RNP) officers left Kigali International Airport bound for Juba where they are to serve under the auspice of United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS).

5/04/2017 Saa 09:02:09
Rwanda’s security is assured – Minister Busingye

Rwanda’s security is assured – Minister Busingye

The Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye, yesterday said that Rwanda’s security remains intact and called for the continued partnership at all levels in sustaining what has been achieved.

4/04/2017 Saa 10:17:48
Africa-wide science institute launched in Kigali

Africa-wide science institute launched in Kigali

Institute aims to target science students to solve underlying problems in Africa

3/04/2017 Saa 17:42:17
FERWAFA to split women’s league

FERWAFA to split women’s league

Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa) has deliberated that the topflight women’s league be divided into two with eight clubs in either competition ahead of the new season.

30/03/2017 Saa 10:16:55
Court frees pregnant Violette Uwamahoro accused of plotting to overthrow government

Court frees pregnant Violette Uwamahoro accused of plotting to overthrow government

Uwamahoro was arrested in February after travelling to Rwanda to attend her father’s funeral.

28/03/2017 Saa 11:31:48
Two held for vandalizing fiber optic cables

Two held for vandalizing fiber optic cables

Police in Kamonyi district is holding two men in connection vandalism of fiber optic cable lines belonging to KT Rwanda Networks Company.

28/03/2017 Saa 09:51:28
 Rwanda to deploy sixth peacekeeping Police contingent

Rwanda to deploy sixth peacekeeping Police contingent

Rwanda National Police (RNP) is set to increase its participation in United Nations peacekeeping missions when they deploy the sixth Formed Police Unit (FPU) to serve under the UN Mission in South Sudan early next month.

24/03/2017 Saa 10:31:56
World Bank president hails Rwanda's use of drones in healthcare delivery

World Bank president hails Rwanda’s use of drones in healthcare delivery

The World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim described Rwanda’s use of drones to deliver life-saving blood as best example of how governments can tap into latest technologies for benefit of their citizens.

22/03/2017 Saa 20:00:32
Rwanda to host premier Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue conference

Rwanda to host premier Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue conference

The Internet Society has announced that it will hold the first ever Africa Regional Internet and Development Dialogue from 8-9 May 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda, in partnership with UNESCO and Republic of Rwanda.

22/03/2017 Saa 18:23:41

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