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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
Regional African power project contract signed

Regional African power project contract signed

A 75 million U.S. dollars contract for the initial works on the construction of a regional power project at the Rwanda-Tanzania border was signed on Wednesday in Kigali.

10/11/2016 Saa 10:14:04
Parents cautioned over child neglect

Parents cautioned over child neglect

Police has warned parents against abandoning their parental responsibilities noting that this is a form of child abuse and denial of their rights which is punishable by the law.

10/11/2016 Saa 09:54:31
Clinton Foundation Considered Pulling Out Of Rwanda To Save WJC’s Image

Clinton Foundation Considered Pulling Out Of Rwanda To Save WJC’s Image

Saving face by getting out of Rwanda was candidly discussed on record by former President Bill Clinton’s director of foreign policy, according to an email released through WikiLeaks.

8/11/2016 Saa 11:41:41
Fighting Child Abuse: Man arrested for torturing three children

Fighting Child Abuse: Man arrested for torturing three children

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has warned against tendencies of child abuse and for taking matters of justice in their own hands, which also amounts to a crime.

8/11/2016 Saa 10:02:56
Tweeting a ‘dictator’: How a British tourist’s holiday changed after she called out an African president

Tweeting a ‘dictator’: How a British tourist’s holiday changed after she called out an African president

Exclusive: Wendy Murphy, 56, challenged Rwanda’s Paul Kagame to defend his record on social media. She never expected a response

6/11/2016 Saa 09:36:37
World Bank grants Rwanda 95 mln USD for social protection

World Bank grants Rwanda 95 mln USD for social protection

The World Bank announced credit facility worth 95 million U.S. dollars towards Rwanda’s social protection initiatives.

5/11/2016 Saa 11:18:25
24 prison managers receive training in detention management

24 prison managers receive training in detention management

A group of 24 Rwandan correctional officers from around the country concluded a five-day training aimed at strengthening their capacity to meet national and international standards in detention for the improved welfare of Rwandese detainees.

5/11/2016 Saa 10:57:16
Three held in Rwf1billion tax scam

Three held in Rwf1billion tax scam

Rwanda National Police (RNP) yesterday paraded three men who were arrested in connection with evading taxes amounting to Rwf1 billion.

5/11/2016 Saa 09:54:21
IMF Staff Conclude Review Visit to Rwanda

IMF Staff Conclude Review Visit to Rwanda

IMF team reached staff-level agreement with the government on policies for the completion of the sixth and first reviews of Rwanda’s PSI and SCF, respectively
IMF’s Executive Board is scheduled to consider the reviews in January 2017
The near-term objective of the current programs is to respond to adverse global developments, most notably commodity prices

3/11/2016 Saa 12:41:16
Julian Assange claims his next release will ensure Hillary Clinton is arrested

Julian Assange claims his next release will ensure Hillary Clinton is arrested

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said his next release will provide enough evidence to guarantee Hillary Clinton’s indictment.

3/11/2016 Saa 09:47:20
Fighting corruption: More 8 drivers arrested over bribery attempts

Fighting corruption: More 8 drivers arrested over bribery attempts

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) intensified awareness and operations against corruption have led to the arrest of eight drivers, who are said to have attempted to bribe police officers to avoid penalties over traffic related offences.

3/11/2016 Saa 09:21:06
Rwanda takes ‘Made in Rwanda' marketing campaign to Congo Brazzavile

Rwanda takes ‘Made in Rwanda’ marketing campaign to Congo Brazzavile

The Private Sector Federation (PSF), working with the chamber of Rwandan farmers has started a trade mission to Congo Brazzaville to market its local products.

2/11/2016 Saa 18:09:40
Germany is determined to deny Britain the Brexit it wants

Germany is determined to deny Britain the Brexit it wants

Theresa May’s government is overestimating how much Germany values its commercial links with Britain ahead of Brexit talks getting underway.

2/11/2016 Saa 10:53:12
Fighting currency counterfeit: One arrested

Fighting currency counterfeit: One arrested

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) operations and awareness to protect the economy against fake currencies continues to yield positive results, thanks to the vigilance of the business community and strong partnership between the general public and security organs, police has said.

2/11/2016 Saa 10:33:14
Police calls for vigilance against explosives

Police calls for vigilance against explosives

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has called upon the general public to be vigilant and always report any suspicious objects they come across as a preventive measure against any likely unexploded ordinances or explosives.

2/11/2016 Saa 10:13:21
SOUTH SUDAN AGREES TO PAY USD 41 MILLIONS TO UGANDAN TRADERS FOR WAR LOSES

SOUTH SUDAN AGREES TO PAY USD 41 MILLIONS TO UGANDAN TRADERS FOR WAR LOSES

A high-level Ugandan Delegation, led by the Attorney General and Minister of Foreign Affairs among other diplomats, has secured a big portion of the payment Ugandan traders and businessmen have been seeking from its booming yet poor war-torn neighbor, South Sudan.

1/11/2016 Saa 14:34:22
Burundi refugees in Rwanda expected to remain as biggest camp becomes 'semi-permanent'

Burundi refugees in Rwanda expected to remain as biggest camp becomes ’semi-permanent’

Exactly 18 months after the first Burundian refugees started pouring into neighbouring Rwanda escaping right abuses and violence, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) is having to transition plastic tents to semi-permanent shelters in Mahama, the biggest refugee camp in Rwanda.

1/11/2016 Saa 14:09:02
Rwanda links 22 French officials to 1994 genocide

Rwanda links 22 French officials to 1994 genocide

Relations between 2 nations have soured since probe into former Rwandan president’s death was reopened in France

1/11/2016 Saa 11:11:14
President Kagame picture driving Moroccan King to airport gets Kenyans talking

President Kagame picture driving Moroccan King to airport gets Kenyans talking

Photo of Kagame driving King Mohammed VI to the airport after his visit to the county has set the internet ablaze.

1/11/2016 Saa 10:13:54

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