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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
Dirty Money: The bad economics of drug trade

Dirty Money: The bad economics of drug trade

Recently, media reports have been awash with people being arrested over drug trafficking and seizure of scores of contrabands and narcotics.

22/03/2017 Saa 17:52:40
Rwanda registers 5.9-pct GDP growth in 2016

Rwanda registers 5.9-pct GDP growth in 2016

Rwanda recorded a GDP growth of 5.9 percent in 2016, lower than the 6.9 percent registered in the 2015, according to figures released by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR).

16/03/2017 Saa 09:17:11
DIGP Marizamunda calls for conclusive investigations

DIGP Marizamunda calls for conclusive investigations

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIGP) in charge of Administration and Personnel, Juvenal Marizamunda has challenged police officers to always ensure “conclusive investigations” and enough evidence for effective judicial process.

16/03/2017 Saa 09:00:33
Police operations arrest six drug dealers

Police operations arrest six drug dealers

Six suspected drug dealers including three women were arrested on Monday in two separate operations conducted in Nyarugenge and Kirehe districts as Rwanda National Police (RNP) maintains its pace in breaking the chain of supply.

15/03/2017 Saa 09:05:28
Rwanda continues deliberate path of travel expansion

Rwanda continues deliberate path of travel expansion

A new cooperation between Sao Tome e’ Principe and Rwanda is an extension of Rwanda’s deliberate expansion of friendly relations in Africa and follows in the footsteps of similar deals signed in the recent past with Morocco - a country which re-entry into the African Union Rwanda supported greatly - and also with Djibouti and Mozambique, also Portuguese-speaking, among others.

14/03/2017 Saa 10:53:42
Landmark 80 MW peat-to-power project in Rwanda reaches financial close

Landmark 80 MW peat-to-power project in Rwanda reaches financial close

A 350$-million deal to finance an 80 MW peat-to-power project in Rwanda, which will improve access to electricity for the three-quarters of the country’s population that is currently off the grid, has reached financial close.

10/03/2017 Saa 13:19:56
Rwanda receives 46 mln USD from World Bank to transform agriculture

Rwanda receives 46 mln USD from World Bank to transform agriculture

The World Bank has approved a financing of 46 Million U.S. dollars to support Rwanda’s efforts to increase and intensify agricultural productivity and expand the development of value chains.

10/03/2017 Saa 09:12:51
Two district directors of education arrested over recruitment malpractices

Two district directors of education arrested over recruitment malpractices

Two directors in charges of education in Kayonza District have been arrested following investigations into the recent recruitment of teachers in the district, which have unearthed gross malpractices.

1/03/2017 Saa 10:07:52
President Kagame urges military to fortify national sovereignty

President Kagame urges military to fortify national sovereignty

President Paul Kagame has called on the country’s army to provide security guarantee and protect territorial integrity for building well-off society.

24/02/2017 Saa 10:09:12
HRCC sees Extradition Treaty as leeway for Murekezi to be sent to Rwanda

HRCC sees Extradition Treaty as leeway for Murekezi to be sent to Rwanda

The Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), has welcomed government of Malawi and Rwanda has finally signed the long awaited Extradition Treaty which will pave way for the extradition of suspected Rwandan genocide convict Vincent Murekezi who sought refuge in Malawi since 2003.

24/02/2017 Saa 09:56:39
EAPCCO organs meeting on combating cross-border crimes opens in Kigali

EAPCCO organs meeting on combating cross-border crimes opens in Kigali

The Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPCCO) Organs’ meeting started yesterday in Kigali as heads of criminal investigations departments, counter-terrorism, gender and legal met to foster cooperation to combat transnational organized crimes in the region.

24/02/2017 Saa 09:41:14
Rwanda,India Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations

Rwanda,India Sign Three Agreements To Boost Bilateral Relations

President Paul Kagame yesterday received Indian Vice-President Shri Hamid Ansari, who paid him a courtesy call at Village Urugwiro.

21/02/2017 Saa 09:44:01
India To Open Resident Mission In Rwanda Soon: Vice President Hamid Ansari

India To Open Resident Mission In Rwanda Soon: Vice President Hamid Ansari

Seeking to give the Indian community in Rwanda a greater push, India will open its resident mission in the Rwandan capital Kigali, a move that will further enhance bilateral ties.

20/02/2017 Saa 09:34:27
India Vice President to visit Rwanda, Uganda from Feb 19-23 to boost ties

India Vice President to visit Rwanda, Uganda from Feb 19-23 to boost ties

Vice President Hamid Ansari of India will soon embark on a five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda, seeking to further boost ties with them and broaden India’s diplomatic footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa.

16/02/2017 Saa 17:41:57
Rwanda,Belarus seek to cooperate in industry, agriculture

Rwanda,Belarus seek to cooperate in industry, agriculture

Belarus and Rwanda will establish contacts in industry and agriculture, BelTA learned from the press service of Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

16/02/2017 Saa 12:04:36
Govt approves India-Rwanda Air Services Agreement

Govt approves India-Rwanda Air Services Agreement

Rwanda national carrier RwandAir has already announced its plans to launch its air services to India from the next fiscal with four flights per week to Mumbai

16/02/2017 Saa 11:46:24
Former Rwandan minister charged with favoritism

Former Rwandan minister charged with favoritism

Former Rwanda’s state minister for mining Wednesday appeared in court where he was charged with favoritism and falsifying official documents.

16/02/2017 Saa 11:34:48
 RDB Chief to prioritise good services and export promotion

RDB Chief to prioritise good services and export promotion

Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Chief Executive Office, Madam Clare Akamanzi, has, promised to prioritize the service sector and increase the volume of the country’s exports.

10/02/2017 Saa 12:14:30
Rwanda, Mozambique seek to strengthen agriculture cooperation

Rwanda, Mozambique seek to strengthen agriculture cooperation

Rwanda and Mozambique are looking forward to enhancing agriculture cooperation, following the visit of a Mozambican agriculture minister to the small central African country.

9/02/2017 Saa 18:18:08
Mixed opinions as Burundi marks anniversary of unity charter adoption

Mixed opinions as Burundi marks anniversary of unity charter adoption

Burundi on Monday marked the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the unity charter despite some worries over ethnic differences once again dividing citizens of the African nation.

7/02/2017 Saa 11:33:24
Mariah Carey sets wedding gown on fire

Mariah Carey sets wedding gown on fire

Mariah Carey’s new music video sees her set fire to the actual dress she planned to wear to her wedding to James Packer.

7/02/2017 Saa 11:08:13
Rwanda to sensitize citizens on human trafficking

Rwanda to sensitize citizens on human trafficking

Rwanda is working to raise public awareness on human trafficking that has become "a serious threat" to the African country, a minister said Monday.

7/02/2017 Saa 09:50:12
RNP details circumstances of dismissed officers

RNP details circumstances of dismissed officers

The Rwanda National Police wishes to provide details regarding the circumstances under which police officers were dismissed.

7/02/2017 Saa 09:22:26
The Heart of Africa’s New Medical School

The Heart of Africa’s New Medical School

Rwanda has achieved some of the most dramatic gains in health and poverty-reduction in the world.

3/02/2017 Saa 15:51:06
Rwanda announces opening of new Rwf1.2 billion e-waste recycling facility

Rwanda announces opening of new Rwf1.2 billion e-waste recycling facility

The state-of-the-art facility capable of dismantling and recycling end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment will be the first such facility in Rwanda.

3/02/2017 Saa 15:23:45
Rwanda vows proper use of wetlands to curb climate disasters

Rwanda vows proper use of wetlands to curb climate disasters

Rwanda has intensified efforts to ensure proper utilization of wetlands in a bid to help the country fight disastrous effects of climate change.

3/02/2017 Saa 15:11:24
Rwanda to host major Africa aviation summit

Rwanda to host major Africa aviation summit

Rwanda is ready to host the Aviation Africa 2017 forum scheduled for next month in the Rwandan capital Kigali, according to the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA).

30/01/2017 Saa 17:45:27
UVM Medical Center team to perform lifesaving surgeries in Rwanda

UVM Medical Center team to perform lifesaving surgeries in Rwanda

A team of 15 people from the UVM Medical Center is heading to Africa to perform lifesaving surgeries.

27/01/2017 Saa 11:00:26
New clinics open for Burundian refugees in Rwanda

New clinics open for Burundian refugees in Rwanda

Rwanda Thursday inaugurated two new clinics for Burundian refugees at Mahama Refugee Camp, where it is expected to serve over 50,000 refugees.

27/01/2017 Saa 10:37:17
More rain predicted in Rwanda after deadly downpour

More rain predicted in Rwanda after deadly downpour

Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Monday predicted more rain in different parts of the country in the coming days running up to the end of January.

24/01/2017 Saa 11:49:16
Rwanda prepares for 2017 Heroes' Day

Rwanda prepares for 2017 Heroes’ Day

Rwanda has started preparations for this year’s National Heroes Day due on Feb. 1.

20/01/2017 Saa 13:43:07
EALA hails Rwanda's move to make Kiswahili one of its official languages

EALA hails Rwanda’s move to make Kiswahili one of its official languages

The East Africa Legislative Assembly has hailed Rwanda for starting the process towards making Kiswahili one of the official languages in the country.

20/01/2017 Saa 12:53:20
Rwanda bans imported poultry products amid bird flu concerns

Rwanda bans imported poultry products amid bird flu concerns

Rwanda has imposed a temporary ban on all imported poultry products from Uganda and European countries due to the outbreak of the deadly Avian Influenza (bird flu)

17/01/2017 Saa 14:35:09
Somalia: Africans Citizens Stranded As Somalia Issues Tough Immigration Measures

Somalia: Africans Citizens Stranded As Somalia Issues Tough Immigration Measures

Somalia immigration has issued tough measures on citizens from African countries entering the horn of Africa country making several get stranded at the Aden Abdulle Airport.

10/01/2017 Saa 18:02:54

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