Over 85 litres of illicit brew commonly known as Kanyanga were destroyed in Bugesera District on Sunday, following operations by Police that aim to rid the country of the hazardous product. Police Reports
The legendary coach has played for Amavubi stars before he started coaching as a career. He died this morning at Kanombe Military Hospital. The cause of death has not yet been released to the media.
Many in Rwanda have been sceptical about the United Nations taking up arms against the so-called Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). They have good reason. Joseph Rwagatare writes
A few weeks ago, I watched with amazement the documentary, Rwanda’s Untold Story, produced by Jane Corbin and broadcast by the BBC. I revisit this documentary because its ramifications are ongoing. J.M Kabarega writes
Hell of a week for RNP: The Police had to deal with grenades, fake money, theft recovery as well as Cocaine and medicine smugglers
In the last week of January 2015, Police conducted several notable activities that are geared towards enforcing law and order. Inits weekly report the Rwanda National Police reveals incidents that that have made their week tough.
"Rwandans Celebrate the Resilience of the Rwandan Spirit and hard work of Rwandans in our country’s transformation” President Kagame
Rwanda has Sunday paid a special tribute to the country’s heroes who put their lives on the line for their country, Chimp corps report.
Today, Rwandans converged at village levels to remember the lives of their heroes.
Prime Minister Bernard Mukuza, Defence Minister Gen James Kabarebe and Uganda’s Ambassador to Rwanda, Richard Kabonero, who also doubles as head of Diplomatic Corps in the country, attended the ceremony of laying wreaths at the Heroes Mausoleum in Kigali.
The Mausoleum contains the grave of former RPF commander, Maj Gen Fred Rwigyema and “the unknown soldier” which represents all combatants that died during the 1990-1994 RPF
February 1 is a special day meant to commemorate the roles played by the country’s heroes in different spheres of life and also reflect on values for which they are remembered.
The Executive Secretary for Chancellery for Heroes, National Order and Decoration of Honour (Cheno), Deo Nkusi, has said his office has finalised scrutiny of 14 people nominated by the public as potential heroes and will soon forward the names to Cabinet for approval.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) yesterday arrested Lovini Wanjiku Ngoroge, 45, a Kenyan citizen in connection with trafficking 2.5 kilogrammes of cocaine worth Rwf85 million.
United Nations support for a planned military operation against Rwandan rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could be in doubt because Congo named a general accused of rights abuses to head the offensive, diplomats and officials said on Friday.
ARRDC -Isangano the Rwandan leadership opposition party has announced on 28 January 2015 that the political party has now made up a rebel group with combatants who will be trained to attack Rwanda.
Uganda and Rwanda have signed an agreement for the two countries to share intelligence on rebel groups operating from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against each other’s government.Representatives of the Ugandan army and Rwanda’s army on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding after a closed door meeting held at the border town of Kabale on Wednesday. Star Africa reports
Rwanda today begins its role in the implementation of a continental water and sanitation plan at the African Union Summit that kicks off today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Rwanda National Police (RNP), on January 29 handed over half a million francs to Ugandan Police Staff, after it was recovered from a suspected thief who had crossed into Rwanda.
In DRC UN Only Supports Army, As On Minova Rapes, HRW Soft on Ladsous. Inner City Press Journal reports.
UNITED NATIONS, January 29, After the UN repeatedly said Congolese President Joseph Kabila would sign with the UN a Joint Directive for military operations against the FDLR, and a week after the UN’s Herve Ladsous refused to answer Press questions about it, the UN put this out:
The Operation Codenamed Sokola2 is aimed at ensuring that the FDLR forces that are mainly comprised of the Rebels who fled Rwanda after the 1994 Genocide, are all disarmed, the Congolese Chief of Armed forces General Didier Etumba said.
On 27 January, Rusizi district official held a security meeting where reports revealed that some Rwandans from sectors near Rwanda-Burundi border have received new Identity cards of the neighboring country.
Operations against FDLR will be complicated but not impossible”, Martin Kobler speaking in a press conference yesterday in Goma. The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in the DRC and the UN have recently expressed worries that the DRC officials delay "Decisive Action" in bringing the FDLR’s long history of brutality and impunity to an end.
The Prosecution is investigating a case in which a popular businesswoman in Gakenke District is accused of forging documents and embezzling public funds.
The Supreme Court in France has definitely agreed to hand over two former mayors, Tito Barahira and Octavian Ngenzi for their alleged participation in the Genocide of Tutsis in 1994. French sources have revealed this Wednesday.
The incident occurred at Kacyiru Presidency road at a roundabout near the former post office in Kigali.
The cause of the fire in the bus is not yet clear but Rwanda fire brigade trucks are already at the scene to control the situation
Operating from Bangui for the past one year, the 850-strong Rwandan men and women in uniform under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in CAR (Minusca) have been returning home and are being replaced by a 750-strong contingent in the first rotation exercise.
Rwanda among eight countries to have their General Assembly voting rights suspended over non-payment of dues.
These countries have fallen foul of Article 19 of the UN Charter, which states that countries will lose their UNGA vote if their “arrears equals or exceeds the amount of the contributions due from it for the preceding two full years.”
It is always a grace for a country to have deceitful leader. My country Tanzania has always maintained the face of a peaceful and friendly country on the continent. This long enviable history, however, started to suffer when Jakaya Kikwete assumed presidency. Abdul Kanoti Says
At least 45 per cent of master degree holders are underemployed, results of a survey on graduates’ competences and employment, which was commissioned by the Higher Education Council, show.
Pharmaceutical products, including 40 cartons of Coartem and 3, 000 tablets of Bactrim, were yesterday intercepted in Nyagatare District as they were being smuggled from Uganda.
Rwandans, diplomats and Israel residents from around the region yesterday gathered at Kigali Genocide Memorial Centre in Gisozi to commemorate the Holocaust that affected people of Jewish origin during the Second World War.
The Rwanda National Police’s ongoing fight against corruption and drug abuse in the country continued to yield results with the arrest of five people, separately, during the weekend in a crackdown mounted from Friday.
Recent terrorist attacks in Europe have catalysed responses that would probably have invited torrents of criticism from Western governments and rights activists had they occurred in countries with governments they routinely chastised for human-rights abuses, even when they too are responding to developments they have identified as constituting threats to their national security.
Working with Rwanda Tribunal, a formative experience that steps up Loretta Lynch to the Attorney General nomination
Loretta Lynch was nominated by Obama for the US Attorney general, a success that she believes was due to the experience she gained during her African sojourn mostly when she served as a volunteer legal advisor to the International Criminal Tribunal in Rwanda.
Two Rwandan police officers have been jailed for 20 years for murdering Gustave Makonene, a former Transparency International Rwanda employee that was investigating cross-border mineral smuggling.
Hundreds of business leaders and representatives of governments and organisations have attended the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland .
RwandAir the national flag carrier of the Republic of Rwanda has informed that the airline in cooperation with the National Police of Rwanda is investigating a suspected case of theft that involves RwandAir staff and an industry partner who worked together in putting up an illegal network in processing online ticket sales as well as funds collection which is valued at approximately 30,000USD.