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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
Rwanda,India Say Need To Isolate Terror-Supporting Countries

Rwanda,India Say Need To Isolate Terror-Supporting Countries

India and Rwanda on Tuesday said that countries supporting terrorism need to be isolated, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Gandhinagar.

10/01/2017 Saa 17:42:22
Rwanda to use blind-friendly ballot papers for 2017 elections

Rwanda to use blind-friendly ballot papers for 2017 elections

Blind and visually-impaired Rwandan voters will be able to cast their votes in the upcoming presidential elections using Braille ballot papers, according to National Electoral Commission (NEC).

5/01/2017 Saa 13:19:21
His Excellency President Paul Kagame’s Christmas and New Year Message to all security Forces

His Excellency President Paul Kagame’s Christmas and New Year Message to all security Forces

"On behalf of the Government of Rwanda, my family and my own behalf, I want to take this moment to wish all men and women of the Rwanda Defence and Security Forces and their families, a happy Christmas and prosperous New Year 2017.

27/12/2016 Saa 10:59:53
Minister Nyirasafari inaugurates houses constructed for GBV, child abuse victims

Minister Nyirasafari inaugurates houses constructed for GBV, child abuse victims

The Minister for Gender and Family Promotion, Esperance Nyirasafari, yesterday, officially inaugurated four houses constructed for the vulnerable victims of Gender Based Violence and Child Abuse.

23/12/2016 Saa 09:32:06
Two arrested smuggling contraband, plastic bags

Two arrested smuggling contraband, plastic bags

Police in Nyagatare District arrested a man and women after they were found smuggling the banned plastic bags and illicit gins into the country.

19/12/2016 Saa 11:22:58
Mugabe 'odds-on favourite' for 2018 polls - State media

Mugabe ’odds-on favourite’ for 2018 polls - State media

He may be shaky on his feet and nearing 93 - but longtime Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe is the ruling party’s pick for polls in less than two years’ time AND he’ll win.

13/12/2016 Saa 15:27:45
Rwanda focuses to Zambia for affordable sugar

Rwanda focuses to Zambia for affordable sugar

Rwanda sugar importers have turned to Zambia and Malawi as low production in Uganda and shortages in Kenya push up prices for the commodity across the region.

13/12/2016 Saa 13:28:32
Suspected money forger arrested, counterfeit notes seized

Suspected money forger arrested, counterfeit notes seized

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has called on operators of forex bureaus to always be on alert against people who may supply them with forged currencies.

13/12/2016 Saa 08:50:36
Donald Trump confirms he will violate Constitution his first day in office

Donald Trump confirms he will violate Constitution his first day in office

His ownership of the Trump Organization means he’ll be accepting money from foreign governments while president.

12/12/2016 Saa 09:44:47
Two suspected conmen arrested in Gasabo

Two suspected conmen arrested in Gasabo

Police in the City of Kigali have arrested two men suspected of running a teachers’ ghost scheme through which they were defrauding teachers.

12/12/2016 Saa 09:01:46
Public warned against driving without documents

Public warned against driving without documents

The public have been cautioned against driving without a license or other required supporting traffic documents like log-book, insurance and mechanical inspection certificate.

8/12/2016 Saa 10:32:38
Teaching and learning on Rwandan experience

Teaching and learning on Rwandan experience

STUDENTS from The Purbeck School Sixth Form immersed themselves in African culture in a ten day trip to Rwanda.

5/12/2016 Saa 13:34:51
Shape a forward-looking strategy against GBV- PM Murekezi tells WISO

Shape a forward-looking strategy against GBV- PM Murekezi tells WISO

The Prime Minister, Anastase Murekezi has asked delegates attending the Africa Convention of Women in Security Organs to share experiences; analyse existing challenges and come up with solutions to effectively increase female participation in peace security processes at all levels.

29/11/2016 Saa 10:35:53
First ever ‘Africa Convention of Women in Security Organs’ starts today in Kigali

First ever ‘Africa Convention of Women in Security Organs’ starts today in Kigali

Over 250 African women from security agencies across the continent are expected to converge in Kigali today, for a two-day conference under the auspice of Kigali International Conference Declaration (KICD) to redraw strategies of their role in combatting crimes especially violence against women and girls, and child abuse.

28/11/2016 Saa 10:28:58
Group building Rwandan peat-fired power plant signs financing deal

Group building Rwandan peat-fired power plant signs financing deal

An international group signed a $350 million deal on Tuesday to finance an 80 megawatt (MW) peat-fired power plant in Rwanda, part of an effort to expand power production in a nation where just a quarter of the population are linked to the grid.

23/11/2016 Saa 12:33:34
Two arrested with counterfeit money.

Two arrested with counterfeit money.

Police in the City of Kigali arrested Nyirishema Theoneste, 31, and one only identified as Niyongombwa 55, in connection with possessing and circulating counterfeit currency notes.

23/11/2016 Saa 09:27:17
Rwanda to hold Africa's major bourses meeting

Rwanda to hold Africa’s major bourses meeting

Experts in global and regional capital markets are set to gather for their flagship Africa securities exchanges conference in Rwandan capital Kigali next week, organizers have confirmed.

22/11/2016 Saa 16:12:53
Rwanda to ratify Montreal protocol amendment by 2017

Rwanda to ratify Montreal protocol amendment by 2017

Rwanda will ratify the ambitious Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol by early next year, according to the ministry of natural resources on Monday.

22/11/2016 Saa 10:40:19
Police recovers Rwf413 million in taxes in last four months

Police recovers Rwf413 million in taxes in last four months

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) Revenue Protection Unit (RPU) has in the last four months, recovered over Rwf413 million taxes that culprits had attempted to evade through various fraudulent means.

22/11/2016 Saa 09:35:43
University of Maryland students raise more than $3,700 for clean water access in Rwanda

University of Maryland students raise more than $3,700 for clean water access in Rwanda

About 200 University of Maryland community members pledged nearly $4,000 to only drink water from Nov. 7 to Nov. 16 to raise funds and awareness for clean water access in Rwanda.

21/11/2016 Saa 13:37:14
Stolen electronics recovered, three arrested

Stolen electronics recovered, three arrested

Police in the City of Kigali has recovered all the 55 new mobile phones and their accessories stolen from a businesswoman in Rubavu District, on Saturday.

21/11/2016 Saa 10:33:15
Rape as an Act of Genocide: From Rwanda to Iraq

Rape as an Act of Genocide: From Rwanda to Iraq

UNITED NATIONS, (IPS) - The governments of Rwanda and Iraq have agreed to work together to fight rape as a weapon of genocide, noting disturbing similarities between sexual violence in Iraq today to the Rwandan genocide twenty years ago.

18/11/2016 Saa 17:09:40
Refugees in Rwanda realise dream of a university degree

Refugees in Rwanda realise dream of a university degree

Over the past year, a Rwandan charity called Kepler has been offering refugees in Kiziba camp the chance to take online degree courses from the Southern New Hampshire University in the United States.

18/11/2016 Saa 14:28:39
Malawi Police officer accused of shielding Rwanda genocide suspect: Gets passport and changes name

Malawi Police officer accused of shielding Rwanda genocide suspect: Gets passport and changes name

Mponela police Officer in Charge Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Emmanuel Soko is alleged to have been behind the shielding and releasing from custody of a wanted Rwandan genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi also known as Vincent Banda

18/11/2016 Saa 13:54:30
Three arrested in currency counterfeit crackdown

Three arrested in currency counterfeit crackdown

Police in Kamonyi District are holding three men in connection with counterfeiting and circulating currency notes.

18/11/2016 Saa 11:17:45
Canada deports second Genocide suspect

Canada deports second Genocide suspect

Canadian authorities have deported Jean Claude Seyoboka to Rwanda where he will stand trial for his role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

18/11/2016 Saa 10:45:39
RwandAir receives ground operations safety certification

RwandAir receives ground operations safety certification

Rwanda’s national carrier RwandAir has received a certification from International Air Transport Association (IATA) confirming safety of its ground operations.

18/11/2016 Saa 10:18:20
Tour du Rwanda Stage 2 Report, Resutls – Ndayisenga Wins, Wachtendorf of LowestRates.ca 8th

Tour du Rwanda Stage 2 Report, Resutls – Ndayisenga Wins, Wachtendorf of LowestRates.ca 8th

November 15, 2016 (Karongi, Rwanda) – Stage 2 of the Tour du Rwanda was the first day in the mountains for the peloton.

16/11/2016 Saa 10:50:51
Egyptian courts overturn Morsi’s death sentence

Egyptian courts overturn Morsi’s death sentence

Egypt’s Court of Cassation has revoked on Tuesday a death sentence for ousted President Mohamed Morsi over a prison break case in 2011.

15/11/2016 Saa 13:17:00
Leaders, scholars highlight science education in developing countries at Kigali meeting

Leaders, scholars highlight science education in developing countries at Kigali meeting

The transformative power of improved science education is known, and we must harness it to serve our ambitious goals, for sustainable development and prosperity, said Rwanda President Paul Kagame on Monday.

15/11/2016 Saa 12:13:11
Rwanda to probe French officials accused of genocide

Rwanda to probe French officials accused of genocide

Rwanda is set to investigate French officials it alleges to have orchestrated the 1994 genocide that killed close to 1 million people in the African country.

11/11/2016 Saa 10:28:30
Police break impersonation ring

Police break impersonation ring

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has burst a ring of five individuals, who were masquerading as employees of the Office of Ombudsman and defrauding unsuspecting people.

11/11/2016 Saa 10:06:10
EUCL turns to technology to win customers’ trust

EUCL turns to technology to win customers’ trust

The Energy Utility Corporation Limited (EUCL) has embraced technology as it looks to winning over more customers through efficiency and transparency.

10/11/2016 Saa 15:42:30
Rwanda hosts int'l course on civilians protection

Rwanda hosts int’l course on civilians protection

An international course on the protection of civilians opened Wednesday at Rwanda Peace Academy in Musanze district, northern Rwanda.

10/11/2016 Saa 13:43:40
Zipline raises $25 million to deliver medical supplies by drone

Zipline raises $25 million to deliver medical supplies by drone

Zipline international Inc has raised $25 million in a Series B funding round to expand its humanitarian delivery drone business in Rwanda, the U.S. and beyond.

10/11/2016 Saa 10:51:07

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