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Karongi: Police recovers stolen road construction materials

Karongi: Police recovers stolen road construction materials

Police in Karongi District have intercepted a truck loaded with materials said to have been stolen from a Chinese company – China Road and Bridge Corporation – currently constructing the road that connects the districts of Rusizi, Karongi and Rubavu.

1/11/2016 Saa 09:47:54
UNHCR calls for voluntary repatriation of Burundian refugees

UNHCR calls for voluntary repatriation of Burundian refugees

While the Burundian government wants Burundian refugees living in Rwanda to return home, visiting UNHCR official believes that the refugees’ repatriation should be voluntary according to international principles.

29/10/2016 Saa 20:43:46
Tough warning as three are arrested over bribery

Tough warning as three are arrested over bribery

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has reminded the public that tough measures awaits anyone who attempts to bribe officers and emphasised strict respect for the law instead of resorting to offering or soliciting bribes to acquire or give a service.

27/10/2016 Saa 10:04:09
Jordan Princess in Rwanda on refugee issues

Jordan Princess in Rwanda on refugee issues

Her Royal Highness the Princess of Jordan Sarah Zeid and the UN Assistant High Commissioner for Refugees, Volker Turk are in Rwanda for a five-day visit to discuss refugee issues.

25/10/2016 Saa 17:51:58
UN official calls for support of teenage girls

UN official calls for support of teenage girls

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Rwanda Jozef Maerien on Friday called for support of teenage girls in light of reports showing they are vulnerable to a myriad of hindrances.

22/10/2016 Saa 11:20:42
Kigali keen to showcase tourism potential at world tourism summit

Kigali keen to showcase tourism potential at world tourism summit

Rwanda is set to present its top tourism potential in one of the largest global tourism conference scheduled for next month in the Capital Kigali.

22/10/2016 Saa 11:08:41
RNP completes rotation of peacekeepers to CAR

RNP completes rotation of peacekeepers to CAR

At about 1pm, yesterday, the last group of 230 Rwanda National Police (RNP) officers left Kigali International Airport aboard the national carrier – RwandAir Airbus 330-200 (Ubumwe) to complete the rotation of two contingents of 280 officers to serve under the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA).

22/10/2016 Saa 10:25:11
Attijariwafa Bank Buys 75 Percent Stake in Rwanda’s Cogebanque

Attijariwafa Bank Buys 75 Percent Stake in Rwanda’s Cogebanque

Attijariwafa Bank signed an agreement to acquire a 75 percent stake in the Rwandan bank Cogebanque on Tuesday in the capital city of Kigali, where King Mohammed VI is currently visiting to pursue stronger ties to the East African country.

21/10/2016 Saa 13:08:44
Morocco-Rwanda Launch Agriculture Partnership Program

Morocco-Rwanda Launch Agriculture Partnership Program

King Mohammed VI and president of the Republic of Rwanda, Paul Kagamé, chaired, on Thursday in Kigali, the ceremony to launch an agriculture partnership program between the Kingdom of Morocco and the Republic of Rwanda.

21/10/2016 Saa 12:41:41
Morocco to Build 5,000 Low-Cost Homes in Rwanda’s Capital

Morocco to Build 5,000 Low-Cost Homes in Rwanda’s Capital

Morocco’s Palmeraie Development Group has agreed to build accommodations for 5,000 Rwandans in Kigali at a cost of MAD 1.5 billion.

21/10/2016 Saa 12:27:38
Nonprofit Architecture Firm Transformed a Rwandan School

Nonprofit Architecture Firm Transformed a Rwandan School

Boston-based MASS Design Group rethinks the design of a struggling primary school

21/10/2016 Saa 12:14:10
SPLA chief of staff in Rwanda for military talks: defence sources

SPLA chief of staff in Rwanda for military talks: defence sources

General Paul Malong Awan, chief of general staff of the Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) and his aides are visiting Rwanda, Uganda and other countries in the region to strengthen and further military cooperation, according to officials from the ministry of defense from South Sudan.

19/10/2016 Saa 11:05:26
Economy at the Center of King Mohammed VI’s Tour in East Africa

Economy at the Center of King Mohammed VI’s Tour in East Africa

Economy and commercial exchanges will take center stage during King Mohammed VI’s tour in East Africa.

19/10/2016 Saa 10:47:56
King Mohammed VI of Morocco Visits Rwanda,then will head to Tanzania and Ethiopia

King Mohammed VI of Morocco Visits Rwanda,then will head to Tanzania and Ethiopia

King Mohammed VI, is in the Republic of Rwanda, as part of a royal tour that will also lead the Sovereign to Tanzania and Ethiopia.

19/10/2016 Saa 10:37:08
IGP Gasana urges Police officers to be on 'international policing standards' in UN mission

IGP Gasana urges Police officers to be on ’international policing standards’ in UN mission

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K Gasana has urged commanders of contingents set to be deployed in UN mission to understand and define the mission mandate effectively.

19/10/2016 Saa 09:13:41
Thane base NGO Hirkani to setup headquarters for entire Africa in Rwanda

Thane base NGO Hirkani to setup headquarters for entire Africa in Rwanda

The NGO has been sanctioned 6.5 acres of land from the government of Rwanda

18/10/2016 Saa 09:54:27
Ending GBV and child abuse is possible - UN Special Representative

Ending GBV and child abuse is possible - UN Special Representative

The United Nations Under Secretary and Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura, said that the world can end Gender Based Violence and Child Abuse if countries adopt a multi-sectorial approach and south-south cooperation.

18/10/2016 Saa 09:19:48
World envoys reach deal to phase out super greenhouse gases

World envoys reach deal to phase out super greenhouse gases

US hails move to combat global warming as ‘one of the most important in our effort to save the one planet we have’

15/10/2016 Saa 12:48:39
Rwanda unveils first commercial drone medical deliveries

Rwanda unveils first commercial drone medical deliveries

Rwanda launched a program Friday that will use drones to deliver blood to hospitals in rural, hard-to-access parts of the country in what has been hailed as the first commercial drone delivery service in the world.

15/10/2016 Saa 12:32:54
JOHN KERRY VISITS RWANDA GENOCIDE MEMORIAL

JOHN KERRY VISITS RWANDA GENOCIDE MEMORIAL

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday bowed his head at the Kigali memorial for victims of this African nation’s 1994 genocide, it was impossible not to juxtapose the many declarations of "Never Again" with the reality of mass killings persisting to this day, sometimes unpunished and undeterred by the United States.

15/10/2016 Saa 12:20:58
Training on ‘combating international drug trafficking’ ends in Kigali

Training on ‘combating international drug trafficking’ ends in Kigali

The commissioner for training in Rwanda National Police (RNP), Commissioner of Police (CP) Vianney Nshimiyimana said that the force’s strategy is to continue to make Rwanda inaccessible for international drug dealers rather than dealing with the consequences.

15/10/2016 Saa 12:02:56
Police clarifies on the ongoing driver’s license tests

Police clarifies on the ongoing driver’s license tests

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) traffic and road safety department has clarified that the online registration system is currently closed adding that the department is apparently conducting tests for those who registered in September, across the country.

12/10/2016 Saa 09:08:07
Massive Bóthar airlift takes off from Shannon Airport

Massive Bóthar airlift takes off from Shannon Airport

AN airlift of 5,300 animals has taken off from Shannon Airport, bound for impoverished families in Rwanda.

11/10/2016 Saa 14:15:54
Kigali to host Afreximbank Due Diligence and Corporate Governance Forum

Kigali to host Afreximbank Due Diligence and Corporate Governance Forum

Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali, will play host to the third edition of the African Export-Import Bank Annual Customer Due Diligence and Corporate Governance Forum scheduled to hold from 26 to 27 October, 2016, Afreximbank has announced in Cairo.

11/10/2016 Saa 13:46:08
Rwanda 'not subordinate' to French justice, Kagame says of assassination inquiry

Rwanda ’not subordinate’ to French justice, Kagame says of assassination inquiry

President Paul Kagame criticised France on Monday after French investigators reopened a investigation into the 1994 assassination of the Rwandan president, a killing that triggered the country’s genocide.

11/10/2016 Saa 13:36:39
Reshaping community policing to enhance crime prevention

Reshaping community policing to enhance crime prevention

Since the inception of Rwanda National Police (RNP) in 2000, the force’s strategic approach to improving safety and security has been through community policing, one of the RNP key priorities for effective and people oriented policing.

10/10/2016 Saa 10:31:43
Marriott International Opens Doors for Business, Tourism and Career Opportunities in Rwanda

Marriott International Opens Doors for Business, Tourism and Career Opportunities in Rwanda

In an innovative partnership, Marriott works with the Akilah Institute for Women, Women for Women International and Bloomberg Philanthropies to equip Rwandan women with business skills with the opening of the Kigali Marriott Hotel

4/10/2016 Saa 10:46:08
Senior Police commanders meet on crime reduction

Senior Police commanders meet on crime reduction

The periodic senior commanders meeting convened on October 3 at the Rwanda National Police (RNP) General Headquarters in Kacyiru and discussed among others, crime reduction strategies and improving the welfare of the personnel.

4/10/2016 Saa 09:44:35
Brookside takes over Rwanda’s top beverage firm

Brookside takes over Rwanda’s top beverage firm

Brookside Dairy, a company owned by the Kenyatta family, has gained a foothold in Rwanda through the acquisition of another firm.

2/10/2016 Saa 09:46:55
Rwanda, UK launch project to improve agriculture production

Rwanda, UK launch project to improve agriculture production

A new project aimed at improving Rwanda’s agriculture sector through commercialized farming was launched by the government of Rwanda and the British government.

1/10/2016 Saa 12:32:39
Rwanda bets on energy summit to lure investors

Rwanda bets on energy summit to lure investors

Rwanda is counting on the upcoming third annual energy summit to sell the country to world investors.

1/10/2016 Saa 12:15:17
Rwanda sets up national body to promote cross-border trade

Rwanda sets up national body to promote cross-border trade

Rwanda has set up a national committee that will promote cross-border trade through strengthening areas of transparency and fairness, good governance and modernization of the trade supply chain.

1/10/2016 Saa 10:43:40
Team GB stars gather to launch ambitious charity partnership for Rwanda

Team GB stars gather to launch ambitious charity partnership for Rwanda

Trans World Educational Experiences, a sports company based at the Entrepreneurial Spark Edinburgh hatchery, creates sports journeys for young people. It has now announced a partnership with charity, Together in Sport, to provide meals for school children in Rwanda.

30/09/2016 Saa 11:21:49
Africa Travel Association to convene in Kigali for first time

Africa Travel Association to convene in Kigali for first time

The Africa Travel Association (ATA), a division of the Corporate Council on Africa (CCA), is proud to announce its 41st Annual World Tourism Conference will take place November 14-17 this year in Kigali, Rwanda. The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) is collaborating on the event.

30/09/2016 Saa 11:06:40
UN decorates 29 Rwandan Police peacekeepers in South Sudan

UN decorates 29 Rwandan Police peacekeepers in South Sudan

The United Nations has decorated 29 Rwandan peacekeepers serving as ‘Individual Police Officers’ (IPOs) under the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), with medals of service excellence in recognition of their professional contribution towards peace and security in the world’s youngest nation.

30/09/2016 Saa 10:27:42
Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline help Rwanda leapfrog into the digital economy through e-commerce

Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline help Rwanda leapfrog into the digital economy through e-commerce

Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline today announced at the technology company’s Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary a partnership to launch Irembo– an online payment solution in Rwanda powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services.

28/09/2016 Saa 17:01:50
Rwanda eyes deals at Africa hotel investment forum

Rwanda eyes deals at Africa hotel investment forum

Rwanda is optimistic of clinching investment deals with global firms during next week’s Africa Hotel Investment Forum due to be held Oct. 4-6 in Rwanda capital Kigali.

28/09/2016 Saa 10:24:51
Suspected human traffickers arrested

Suspected human traffickers arrested

A couple suspected of engaging in human trafficking activities has been arrested at Gatuna border post as they attempted to take two girls to Uganda.

28/09/2016 Saa 09:46:56
Rwanda, UN launch joint drive to help refugees become self-reliant

Rwanda, UN launch joint drive to help refugees become self-reliant

The Rwandan government and the UN’s refugee agency announced a new joint strategy on Monday geared to help refugees live productive lives despite their status.

27/09/2016 Saa 10:13:33
IGP urges Police peacekeepers to front Rwandan values

IGP urges Police peacekeepers to front Rwandan values

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K Gasana has reminded commanders of contingents set to be deployed in UN missions, to front Rwandan values and serve with utmost commitment.

27/09/2016 Saa 09:58:31

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