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US Condemned for Failing to Give Rwanda its 'Political Space’—Rwanda's Ambassador

US Condemned for Failing to Give Rwanda its ’Political Space’—Rwanda’s Ambassador

Rwanda’s envoy to the United Nations (UN) has rebuked the United States for criticizing the lack of political space in his country and for warning against a government centred around one man.

22/03/2016 Saa 09:57:42
It's Real: Rwanda’s 45 Year-Old Man Goes Back to Primary School

It’s Real: Rwanda’s 45 Year-Old Man Goes Back to Primary School

Late Lucky Dube said, “And if you think affirmative action
is the way out, no way, no way
Education is still the key
Even though we have affirmative action.”

Nelson Mandela also said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

21/03/2016 Saa 10:01:17
DRC Brings to Trial Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda to Face Court for Taking Role in Organising 20,000 Massacres

DRC Brings to Trial Ladislas Ntaganzwa to Rwanda to Face Court for Taking Role in Organising 20,000 Massacres

In the picture, Ladislas Ntaganzwa (C) was escorted by police officers upon his arrival at Kigali airport on 20 March 2016.

21/03/2016 Saa 07:57:12
Rwanda Should Keep a Sharp Eye Over Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Uganda, MOH

Rwanda Should Keep a Sharp Eye Over Rift Valley Fever Outbreak in Uganda, MOH

Rwanda has been warned to always be on alert following the untimely outbreak of Rift Valley Fever that is suspected to have attacked their closest neighbours Uganda.

19/03/2016 Saa 16:03:05
Rwanda’s Aircraft Technicians urged to Maintain Good Influence, Rwanda Air force Chief of Staff

Rwanda’s Aircraft Technicians urged to Maintain Good Influence, Rwanda Air force Chief of Staff

The Chief of Staff of Rwanda Defence Force Air force Brig Gen Charles Karamba advised 35 Air craft technicians leaving for United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) to maintain good name of Rwanda while contributing to the achievement of the Mission Mandate.

19/03/2016 Saa 10:08:33
Unlocking Africa's Economic Potential, Kigali Forum Discusses Ways

Unlocking Africa’s Economic Potential, Kigali Forum Discusses Ways

ACCRA, Ghana, African Media Agency (AMA) The African Transformation Forum (ATF) that was held 14-15th March in the Rwanda’s capital Kigali, came up with a conclusion of launching the Coalition for Transformation in Africa.

19/03/2016 Saa 09:40:15
Operation of PV Project at Rwanda Genocide Site Begins

Operation of PV Project at Rwanda Genocide Site Begins

A memorial to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda is to be powered almost entirely from solar following the completion of a PV system on the site.

18/03/2016 Saa 09:18:58
Rwanda’s Kagame Urges ATF Delegates to Energise Public to Achieve Transformation

Rwanda’s Kagame Urges ATF Delegates to Energise Public to Achieve Transformation

Rwanda’s leader says self-reliance and public enthusiasm are behind country’s success. Economic transformation happens through a positive change in the mind-set of the people, said Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame when he addressed delegates on the second and final day of the African Transformation Forum (ATF) in Kigali, Rwanda.

18/03/2016 Saa 08:59:43
Police Alerts General Public against Fire Outbreaks

Police Alerts General Public against Fire Outbreaks

The general public is required to take precautions against any likely fire outbreak sometimes caused by carelessness and electricity connectivity installed by unprofessional or lay practitioners.

18/03/2016 Saa 08:31:42
3 Killed in Separate Attacks in Southern Burundi

3 Killed in Separate Attacks in Southern Burundi

Unidentified gunmen Tuesday night killed three people in separate incidents in southern Burundi - two in Bururi province and another one in Makamba province, local administration authorities said Wednesday.

17/03/2016 Saa 09:36:07
Wild Life: Rwanda's Imported Lionesses Set to Give Birth

Wild Life: Rwanda’s Imported Lionesses Set to Give Birth

Rwandan tourists will in a couple of months be able to see a complete family of the lions with cubs following the expectant lioness that was imported last year from South Africa.

17/03/2016 Saa 09:13:47
Rwanda Police Arrested 4 over Fake Currency

Rwanda Police Arrested 4 over Fake Currency

Police in Kigali has arrested four men suspected to have been venturing in counterfeit money business.

The quartet was arrested red-handed on March 15 in Batsinda, Gisozi Sector of Gasabo District with fake currency notes amounting to Rwf996, 000, Police said.

17/03/2016 Saa 08:45:51
Police Arrested Suspected Conman who Impersonated Gov’t Officials

Police Arrested Suspected Conman who Impersonated Gov’t Officials

A man suspected of impersonating government officials and conning unsuspecting job-seekers of their money has been arrested.

Jean Damascene Uwimanimpaye, 33, who was paraded before the media on March 16, was arrested recently in Rubavu District in a police operation following complaints filed by victims.

17/03/2016 Saa 08:33:58
Police Officers off for South Sudan Mission

Police Officers off for South Sudan Mission

A Formed Police Unit (FPU) contingent of 70 police officers, on March 16, set off for the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) where they will join the main FPU contingent of 170 forming a bigger unit of 240.

17/03/2016 Saa 08:21:40
Pro-migrant groups fight for increased oversight of deportations during hearing yesterday

Pro-migrant groups fight for increased oversight of deportations during hearing yesterday

The whole world may know that Israel is deporting certain migrants to Rwanda and a range of pro-migrant groups may be attacking the state for a lack of transparency in the deportation process, but that did not stop the Supreme Court from striking all mentions of the word “Rwanda” from its transcript of Tuesday’s hearing on the issue.

16/03/2016 Saa 06:38:22
Fighting drug abuse: Nyabihu woman arrested with 60kg of cannabis

Fighting drug abuse: Nyabihu woman arrested with 60kg of cannabis

Rwanda: Woman in Nyabihu District has been arrested in connection with trafficking narcotic drugs into the country.

16/03/2016 Saa 06:29:09
Uganda's Go Forward Amama Mbabazi asks Court to Cancel out Poll Results

Uganda’s Go Forward Amama Mbabazi asks Court to Cancel out Poll Results

The legal team of independent presidential candidate, Amama Mbabazi has asked the Supreme court to order for a vote recount at the district level or nullify the presidential elections altogether, saying the Electoral Commission didn’t comply with the law.

15/03/2016 Saa 19:10:27
19 face death penalty over albino killings in Tanzania

19 face death penalty over albino killings in Tanzania

Tanzania Nineteen people have been sentenced to death after being convicted of killing albinos, the Tanzanian government has confirmed.

15/03/2016 Saa 15:49:08
Kagame Praises Tanzania’s Magufuli but Blasts his Government for not Performing as Expected

Kagame Praises Tanzania’s Magufuli but Blasts his Government for not Performing as Expected

President Kagame reacts to his government officials to take away their praises and accolades piled on Rwanda as a shining star of Africa. The song of Rwanda’s progress does not appease President Paul Kagame. Though he is happy with the achievement, but on the other side of the story, he is not satisfied by the level of growth and service delivery in his country.

15/03/2016 Saa 09:02:30
Police Officers Undergo Refresher Course in Musanze

Police Officers Undergo Refresher Course in Musanze

The District Police Unit of Musanze has started a refresher course for officers in Musanze as part of the Rwanda National Police (RNP) prioritized training strategy to keep the officers updated on the evolving policing environment.

15/03/2016 Saa 08:27:08
Gatsibo: Local leaders Urged to tighten Control on crimes

Gatsibo: Local leaders Urged to tighten Control on crimes

The newly elected local leaders in Gatsibo District have been reminded to spearhead the fight against crimes in their respective areas.

15/03/2016 Saa 08:16:39
Rwanda President Urges more Efforts to curb down Street Children Problem

Rwanda President Urges more Efforts to curb down Street Children Problem

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has asked government leadership to put an end to street children problem which had risen in past few months.

14/03/2016 Saa 09:13:28
Rwanda Questioned over Withdrawal from African Court, AfCHPR President Judge

Rwanda Questioned over Withdrawal from African Court, AfCHPR President Judge

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) has expressed concern over Rwanda’s decision to withdraw from a declaration that allows individuals or groups to file cases at the court.

14/03/2016 Saa 08:52:53
Fresh fighting in S. Sudan forces Sudanese to flee their homes

Fresh fighting in S. Sudan forces Sudanese to flee their homes

JUBA, Fresh fighting in previously peaceful areas of South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state has forced thousands of people to flee into countries including Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Uganda and even the volatile Central African Republic.

12/03/2016 Saa 10:40:49
Opposition Criticizes Report of Burundi's Attorney General on Mass Graves

Opposition Criticizes Report of Burundi’s Attorney General on Mass Graves

A spokesman of a Burundian opposition party Friday criticized a report of the country’s attorney general rejecting allegations on the existence of mass graves after attacks on military camps on Dec. 11, 2015.

12/03/2016 Saa 10:24:16
Uganda: Another Rebel Group 'USF' Responsible for Kapchorwa Police Station Attack

Uganda: Another Rebel Group ’USF’ Responsible for Kapchorwa Police Station Attack

A second rebel group, which calls itself “Uganda Saving Force” [USF], has propped up and claimed responsibility for the attack on Kapchorwa police station.

12/03/2016 Saa 09:55:34
USA-Los Angeles: Ugandans go on Streets to Protest Against Museveni’s Brutal Treatment to Ugandans.

USA-Los Angeles: Ugandans go on Streets to Protest Against Museveni’s Brutal Treatment to Ugandans.

Ugandans living in California USA on Friday took to the streets of Los Angeles [L.A] to protest against President Yoweri Museveni.

12/03/2016 Saa 09:31:22
As AFCON 2017 approaches, Chartered plane to fly Rwanda to Mauritius

As AFCON 2017 approaches, Chartered plane to fly Rwanda to Mauritius

Rwanda set to fly to Mauritius for their upcoming Afcon 2017 qualifier set for March 26 at Anjalay Stadium in Belle-Vue on a chartered flight and depart for Kigali immediately after the game.

11/03/2016 Saa 16:39:47
Rwanda to introduce Credit Guarantee fund to encourage Lending to Mining Sector

Rwanda to introduce Credit Guarantee fund to encourage Lending to Mining Sector

Rwanda is mulling over the establishment of a credit guarantee fund to encourage commercial banks to increase lending to the mining sector.

11/03/2016 Saa 16:11:31
Gasabo District gets 47 new classrooms constructed in partnership with RDF

Gasabo District gets 47 new classrooms constructed in partnership with RDF

The Minister of Local Government, Hon Francis Kaboneka inaugurated on 10th March 2016 forty seven classrooms constructed in different sites in Gasabo by Rwanda Defence Force/RDF Reserve Force in partnership with Gasabo District.

11/03/2016 Saa 08:49:26
Inspector General briefs Police Officers ahead of UN deployment

Inspector General briefs Police Officers ahead of UN deployment

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana has challenged 110 police officers set for separate peacekeeping missions in Sudan and South Sudan to serve with commitment and dedication and ensure they deliver to the best of their expectations.

11/03/2016 Saa 08:26:58
Uganda: Bad Black’s ex-lover Greenhalgh arrested

Uganda: Bad Black’s ex-lover Greenhalgh arrested

As we have just been counting down to the ’warm’ welcome and to see the official return of Uganda’s Bad Black all the way from University of Understanding, Luzira prison, also bad news about her lover’s arrest sneaked in. Bad Black is concluding her four-year prison period at Luzira.

10/03/2016 Saa 21:02:34
As Senegal hosts key meeting, Africa’s brain drain numbers show Rwanda, Zambia, Ethiopia holding on to their best talents

As Senegal hosts key meeting, Africa’s brain drain numbers show Rwanda, Zambia, Ethiopia holding on to their best talents

Talent matters if a country is to shine economically. But some African countries just do it better than others.

10/03/2016 Saa 08:28:00
 President Kagame Reveals Plans to Boost Technology Innovations in Rwanda

President Kagame Reveals Plans to Boost Technology Innovations in Rwanda

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has called for hard work and mindset shift in Africa to empower people to achieve sustainable prosperity.

9/03/2016 Saa 17:54:13
Egypt: Health Minister, Rwanda Ambassador Discuss Medical Cooperation

Egypt: Health Minister, Rwanda Ambassador Discuss Medical Cooperation

Minister of Health and Population Ahmed Emad el Din Rady met on Monday 7/3/2016 Rwanda’s Ambassador to Egypt Sheikh Saleh Habimana.

8/03/2016 Saa 22:16:00
Rwanda Gets $18.4 Million Japanese Loan to Improve Power Supply

Rwanda Gets $18.4 Million Japanese Loan to Improve Power Supply

Rwanda will borrow $18.4 million from Japan to improve the stability and efficiency of its electricity supplies, Finance Minister Claver Gatete said.

8/03/2016 Saa 21:26:34
DGPR Sets Conditions for Participating in 2017 Presidential Elections

DGPR Sets Conditions for Participating in 2017 Presidential Elections

The Political Bureau of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, during its meeting on 5th March 2016 in Kigali, decided that it will not participate in the upcoming Presidential elections, if the Government of Rwanda does not respond to its demands for political and electoral reforms.

8/03/2016 Saa 14:18:46
Doncaster Woman’s Generous Sponsorship of Rwandan Teen

Doncaster Woman’s Generous Sponsorship of Rwandan Teen

Doncaster resident, Rebecca Turner-Loisel has just returned from Rwanda where she visited her sponsored child, 17-year-old Uwiduhaye.

8/03/2016 Saa 13:38:08
EALA General Sitting in Dar Begins Today

EALA General Sitting in Dar Begins Today

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) will today, Monday, resume a two-week sitting in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, with debate on the EAC Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Bill, the EAC Persons with Disabilities Bill and various committee reports top on agenda.

7/03/2016 Saa 13:35:32
Rwanda Tries To Persuade Its Citizens To Drink The Coffee They Grow

Rwanda Tries To Persuade Its Citizens To Drink The Coffee They Grow

Some of the best coffee beans in the world are grown in Africa, and while the number of coffee consumers there is growing, most Africans still don’t drink it. That’s something Rwanda’s government would like to change.

6/03/2016 Saa 14:10:21

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