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Police cracks down on currency counterfeit ring

Police cracks down on currency counterfeit ring

Investigations and operations into a ring suspected to be involved in counterfeiting or circulating currencies have led to the arrest of two siblings, who are said to be part of the group.

24/07/2017 Saa 06:48:18
Rwanda essential oils boost profits from limited land

Rwanda essential oils boost profits from limited land

Inside a metal shed in southeastern Rwanda, Nicholas Hitimana brandished a plastic container holding a green liquid: geranium essential oil, freshly distilled and ready for export at more than US$200 per kilo.

24/07/2017 Saa 06:46:15
KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL

KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITAL

Kenya’s main opposition candidate has been briefly hospitalised for dehydration caused by suspected food poisoning less than a month before the general election.

10/07/2017 Saa 07:07:28
President Kagame in Isreal for two day-state Visit

President Kagame in Isreal for two day-state Visit

President Paul Kagame has in recent years been a key ally for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his attempts to build closer ties with Africa.

10/07/2017 Saa 06:55:04
Traffic officers challenged on alertness against accidents

Traffic officers challenged on alertness against accidents

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana has called for effectiveness and alertness against road carnage to enforce road safety.

10/07/2017 Saa 05:53:32
THREE RWANDAN PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS DISQUALIFIED

THREE RWANDAN PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFULS DISQUALIFIED

Rwanda’s electoral commission has disqualified three candidates for next month’s presidential election, saying they didn’t fulfil requirements such as collecting enough supporting signatures.

8/07/2017 Saa 10:20:39
China willing to implement consensus reached by heads of state of China and Rwanda: envoy

China willing to implement consensus reached by heads of state of China and Rwanda: envoy

China is willing to work closely with Rwanda to implement consensus reached by leaders of China and Rwanda, a Chinese official said

28/06/2017 Saa 08:12:36
 Driver’s call leads to arrest of drug trafficking passengers

Driver’s call leads to arrest of drug trafficking passengers

Anitha Nyiramwiza and Emmanuel Mbarushimana could have managed to traffic illicit drugs into the country, probably using public transport means without the knowledge of the drivers.

28/06/2017 Saa 05:41:42
Rwanda genocide suspect Murekezi wants extradition case in Malawi Constitutional Court

Rwanda genocide suspect Murekezi wants extradition case in Malawi Constitutional Court

The Rwandan genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi wants Constitutional Court in Malawi to determine his . extradition case, citing use of the bilateral treaty between Malawi and Rwanda which was signed in February and irregularities in the manner the State presented the case in court.

26/06/2017 Saa 07:32:12
160 Police officers train on response to environmental crimes

160 Police officers train on response to environmental crimes

A total of 160 Police officers attached to the Criminal Investigation Department, yesterday, completed two-day training on fighting environmental crimes including implementation of laws and policies.

26/06/2017 Saa 07:15:52
Over 70 vehicles impounded for defying speed governor policy

Over 70 vehicles impounded for defying speed governor policy

At least 73 vehicles have been impounded in the the Western and Southern provinces in an operation to enforce the national compulsory speed governor policy.

26/06/2017 Saa 06:32:43
WHO Africa to Host Inaugural Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

WHO Africa to Host Inaugural Africa Health Forum in Rwanda

The Africa Health Forum, holding for the first time, will take place in Kigali, Rwanda between June 27 and 28, 2017.

23/06/2017 Saa 08:19:34
 Women in Rwanda to get help from Glasgow University students

Women in Rwanda to get help from Glasgow University students

A TEAM of women engineers from Glasgow University is making final preparations ahead of a visit to Rwanda.

23/06/2017 Saa 07:20:39
IGP Gasana commends the role of ‘Youth Volunteers’ in Policing

IGP Gasana commends the role of ‘Youth Volunteers’ in Policing

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Emmanuel K. Gasana has commended the members of Rwanda Youth Volunteers in Community Policing, for their role in anti-crime awareness and crime prevention.

23/06/2017 Saa 05:32:30
Colorado Classic cycling race big, new chapter for Team Rwanda

Colorado Classic cycling race big, new chapter for Team Rwanda

When 100-plus pro cyclists line up this summer in Colorado Springs for the start of the Colorado Classic, one team of fresh faces will help bring a truly international feel to the inaugural event.

22/06/2017 Saa 06:51:04
Police arrest 30 illegal miners in Gatsibo District

Police arrest 30 illegal miners in Gatsibo District

At least 30 people have been arrested in separate operations conducted in Gatsibo District after they were allegedly found in illegal mining activities.

22/06/2017 Saa 05:25:38
Presidential Candidate Diane Rwigara nominated

Presidential Candidate Diane Rwigara nominated

Candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge the incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.

21/06/2017 Saa 06:25:45
Book Aid International expands to Rwanda

Book Aid International expands to Rwanda

Book Aid International is expanding its work to provide books in Rwanda.

21/06/2017 Saa 05:55:24
Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police Senior Command students in Tanzania for study tour

Police officers from nine African countries currently attending a ‘Police Senior Command and Staff Course’ at the National Police College (NPC), have started a week-long external study tour in Tanzania where they will visit different public, private and security organs.

21/06/2017 Saa 05:23:54
 COMMUNITY POLICING: A people centred policing in Rwanda

COMMUNITY POLICING: A people centred policing in Rwanda

Rwanda National Police (RNP) was formed in the year 2000 with the responsibility to uphold the law, prevent crime, pursue and bring to justice those who break the law, protect, help and reassure the people and do this with integrity, and sound judgement. At the time, RNP had about 3500 officers to Police a population of nearly 10million.

20/06/2017 Saa 05:37:22
Rwanda and South Africa sign environmental cooperation agreement

Rwanda and South Africa sign environmental cooperation agreement

Minister of Natural Resources Vincent Biruta and Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa from South Africa have signed a cooperation agreement on environmental protection and sustainable development, the environmental affairs department said on Sunday.

19/06/2017 Saa 07:37:01
One dead, 10 injured after 'potential terrorist attack' near London mosque, May says

One dead, 10 injured after ’potential terrorist attack’ near London mosque, May says

One person died and 10 were injured after a van ploughed into pedestrians near a London mosque in early Monday in what Prime Minister Theresa May said was ’a potential terrorist attack’.

19/06/2017 Saa 07:10:51
Seized illicit gin destroyed, suspects arrested

Seized illicit gin destroyed, suspects arrested

Intensified operations and awareness against narcotic drugs in Rubavu District led to the seizure of at least 500 litres of locally made illicit gin called amandari.

19/06/2017 Saa 05:55:18
China donates to Rwandan children education fund

China donates to Rwandan children education fund

The Chinese Embassy in Rwanda on Friday made donation to a local organization, Imbuto Foundation, to support the latter’s efforts in helping children from vulnerable backgrounds.

17/06/2017 Saa 06:28:58
RNP commissions 364 cadets

RNP commissions 364 cadets

This Friday,Rwanda National Police commissioned 364 officer-cadets of whom 33 females graduated with the rank of Assistant Inspector of Police at stade Regionale Nyamirambo.

16/06/2017 Saa 11:45:59
Police uncover four sacks of cannabis hidden in a petroleum trailer

Police uncover four sacks of cannabis hidden in a petroleum trailer

Acting on a tip off from residents, Police in Gasabo district unearthed four sacks of cannabis that were hidden in a DR Congo-registered petroleum trailer.

16/06/2017 Saa 06:04:32
Rwanda can’t be haven for stolen vehicles, Police

Rwanda can’t be haven for stolen vehicles, Police

Rwanda has continuously featured among the African countries that intercept many stolen vehicles, and will continue to make sure that no one uses it either as a destination or transit route for stolen vehicles and other items, the Commissioner for Interpol at Rwanda National Police, Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Peter Karake, has said.

13/06/2017 Saa 06:44:20
Ngororero: Police intercept truck smuggling minerals

Ngororero: Police intercept truck smuggling minerals

Police in Ngororero District have impounded a truck that was found transporting two tons of amethyst stones that had bought by unauthorized dealer.

13/06/2017 Saa 05:29:58
Alibaba’s Jack Ma expected to attend youth tech summit in Rwanda

Alibaba’s Jack Ma expected to attend youth tech summit in Rwanda

Founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma is expected to attend the inaugural of YouthConnekt Africa Summit to be held next month here, Rwandan ministry of youth and ICT said on Sunday.

12/06/2017 Saa 06:35:50
Minister Claver Gatete says new Mombasa-Nairobi railway vital to east African integration

Minister Claver Gatete says new Mombasa-Nairobi railway vital to east African integration

The newly inaugurated standard gauge railway line between Mombasa and Nairobi is very important to the integration of eastern Africa, Rwandan Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete said here Thursday.

9/06/2017 Saa 06:48:37
Rwanda,Tanzania and Ghana renewable energy projects emerge winners of $7m Access Co-Development Facility competition

Rwanda,Tanzania and Ghana renewable energy projects emerge winners of $7m Access Co-Development Facility competition

Access Power, a developer, owner and operator of renewable power projects in emerging markets in partnership with EREN Renewable Energy a global independent power producer, are delighted to announce the three winners of the 2017 US$7 million Access Co-Development Facility (ACF) - an innovative funding and support platform for renewable energy projects in Africa.

9/06/2017 Saa 05:56:29
Wildlife researcher killed by rhino in Akagera National Park

Wildlife researcher killed by rhino in Akagera National Park

Only weeks into the relocation of Eastern Black Rhinos from South Africa to the Akagera National Park in Rwanda has disaster struck, when a wildlife researcher attached to the rhino monitoring team in the park was killed by one of the beasts.

8/06/2017 Saa 07:16:36
Two Opposition Parties to back President kagame in the August Polls

Two Opposition Parties to back President kagame in the August Polls

Rwanda’s two main opposition parties will back President Paul Kagame during the upcoming presidential elections instead of fielding their own candidates, party officials said on Monday.

5/06/2017 Saa 12:57:56
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

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