REG signs research and development MoU with Colorado university

The Rwanda Energy Group (REG) and Colorado State University (CSU) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to establish a

Heroes Day to be celebrated at village level

The celebrations to mark Heroes Day on February 1 will this year take place at the village level to encourage citizen


Tigo subscribers up by 36,588 in December, exceed 3.2 million

36,588 new subscribers joined Tigo Rwanda in the month of December 2016, bringing the total number to more than 3,250,000. According to figures

UAE Exchange reaches out to patients at Kibagabaga Hospital

UAE Exchange, a foreign exchange and money remittance company, on Friday reached out to over 100 patients at Kibagabaga Hospital in


BRALIRWA announces new recommended retail prices for some beers

Bralirwa Ltd has issued new recommended retail prices for some of its beers. The recommended prices per bottle are the

Airtel offers solar lights to help education project in Nyamasheke

Through the Airtel Touching Lives Initiative, Airtel Rwanda has offered solar lights to a Nyabumera village in Nyamasheke district to


Kigali moves ahead to penalise customers of street vendors

The City of Kigali has announced that a new directive to penalize not only street vendors but also their customers,

(VIDEO) ‘Africans need sense of urgency to do what has not yet been done’ – Kagame at WEF

On the second day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, President Paul Kagame participated in a televised CNBC panel


Medical practitioners called to fight corruption

The Northern regional police commander, Bertin Mutezintare, has urged medical personnel to collaborate with the police in fighting corruption, which

After bird flu, Uganda now also hit by African swine fever

Following the confirmation last week of cases of bird flu (avian influenza) in Uganda, the country’s agriculture has


Why there’s a big productivity gender gap in Africa’s agriculture

Women are less productive farmers than men in Sub-Saharan Africa and a new evidence-based policy report from the World Bank

Sustainable business can unlock at least $12 trillion in new market value - WEF report

More than 35 CEOs and civil society leaders of the Business & Sustainable Development Commission (BSDC) on Monday revealed that sustainable


Ombudsman takes anti-injustice campaign to Rusizi

The Office of the Ombudsman on Tuesday launched a 5-day anti-injustice campaign in Rusizi District. The campaign aims at solving

President Kagame discusses technology for development at WEF 2017

President Kagame has arrived in Davos, Switzerland where he is joining other leaders and global business executives for this year&


Germany-Africa Business Summit to be held in Nairobi in February

The German-African Business Summit (GABS) is to be held in Nairobi, Kenya from the 8th to 10th February. The conference,

Rwanda halts Ugandan poultry imports due to bird flue

The ministry of agriculture has announced that a temporary ban has been imposed on poultry products from Uganda, due to


East African Legislative Assembly opens sitting in Kampala

The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) holds its sitting in Kampala, Uganda, this week, where François Kanimba, Minister

EIB invested €92m in East African entrepreneurs in 2016

The European Investment Bank has in 2016 lent €92 million to support investment by companies across East Africa. That was confirmed


Global growth edges up to 2.7% despite weak investment

Global economic growth is forecast to accelerate moderately to 2.7% in 2017 after a post-crisis low last year as obstacles to activity

Tigo Rwanda moves to new headquarters in Kigali Heights

Tigo Rwanda has announced the move of its headquarters from Muhima to the 6th Floor, West Wing of the Kigali


Store enough produce for home consumption, Agriculture Minister tells farmers

The Minister of Agriculture and Animal Resources, Dr Gerardine Mukeshimana, has called upon farmers to store enough produce for home

AfDB signs loan for Uganda-Rwanda highway

The African Development Bank (AfDB) recently signed loan agreements of $151 million to finance the construction of the Multinational Busega-Mpigi Express

‘We must use the best of our capabilities to improve Rwandans’ wellbeing’ –Kagame

President Paul Kagame has encouraged leaders to use the best of their abilities to fulfill their responsibility of improving the

Eight drivers arrested over bribery

The police on Saturday arrested eight drivers in different parts of the country for attempting to bribe police officers. The

Talking to Africa: new book explores differences in PR approaches in major African markets

A new e-book released last week, Talking to Africa: Considering Culture in Communications for a Complex Continent, argues that communications