September 19

September 18

  • Rwanda: Senate President Resigns

    New Times

    Senate President Dr. Jean-Damascène Ntawukuliryayo has resigned with immediate effect. He says he has resigned for personal reasons and will remain a senator. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Photographer Finds Young Rwandans Building a Nation of Peace

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A long row of school kids are seated on the woodland floor, heads bowed in remembrance of local teachers killed protecting their charges during Rwanda's genocide 20 years ago. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Inside Story of Why Rwanda Senate President Resigned

    News of Rwanda

    Rwanda's Senate President Dr. Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo 53, has resigned from his position citing personal reasons. An emergency session, Wednesday 17, which involved a... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwandan Peacekeepers in S. Sudan Build School

    New Times

    The Rwandan contingent in the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), last weekend started construction of a primary school in their area of operation, as part of the community... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Mediators From Burundi and the DRC Learn From Their Rwandan Counterparts

    Rwanda Govt

    From 16-18 September 2014, mediators from Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo Customary Chiefs joined their colleagues (Abunzi) from Rwanda to share experience in solving... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Rwanda Moves to 93rd in Fifa Rankings

    New Times

    FOR the first time in six years, Rwanda has made a big stride in the global rankings, moving from 101st to 93rd in the Fifa rankings released today in Zurich, Switzerland. Read more »

  • Rwanda/Congo-Brazzaville: CAF Bans Birori for Two Years

    New Times

    Democratic Republic of Congo-born footballer Agiti Tady Etekiama, also known as Dady Birori, has been handed a two-year ban by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) for... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Africa Urged to Push for Joint Tourism Agenda

    New Times

    Tourism in Africa will tremendously improve if the continent's image is promoted by regional blocs rather than individual countries, experts have said. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Airtel Boosts Financial Inclusion Drive

    New Times

    Government's efforts geared at ensuring that all Rwandans access financial services have been boosted by Airtel Rwanda, which has scrapped charges on Airtel Money service... Read more »

  • East Africa: Clerics Commit to End Regional Conflicts

    New Times

    Religious leaders from the East African Community (EAC) partner states and South Sudan have vowed to use their influence to bring an end to several conflicts that have plagued the... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Import Environmentally Friendly Home Appliances, Businesses Told

    New Times

    As Rwanda joined the rest of the world on Tuesday to celebrate the International Ozone Layer Protection Day, importers of home appliances have been urged to import environmentally... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Community Mediators' Role in Solving Conflicts Hailed

    New Times

    Officials have commended the role played by community mediators, locally known as Abunzi, in solving local disputes and finding common grounds for citizens, which they say has... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Former Teacher Earns Rwf500,000 From Poultry

    New Times

    After five years teaching in various primary schools in Rwamagana District, Petronia Mukadusabe, quit teaching for poultry farming. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Why Senate President Resigned

    New Times

    Dr Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo stepped down as Senate president yesterday after 15 members of the Upper House signed a petition calling for an extra ordinary session to... Read more »

  • Rwanda: SMEs Want More Say in Policy Formulation

    New Times

    Small and medium enterprises in the region have cited lack of involvement in policy negotiations at the East African Community level and the Common Market for Eastern and Southern... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Women Should Compete With Confidence Economically

    New Times

    RWANDA PRIDES itself for being one of the countries that actively promote gender parity where women enjoy the same rights as their male counterparts. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Somali National Held for Attempted Bribery

    New Times

    Police in Huye district are holding a man of Somali origin for allegedly attempting to bribe Police officer. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Govt Extends Orphanage Phase Out Deadline

    New Times

    Government, through the National Commission for Children (NCC), has extended the deadline to have all children in orphanages across the country join foster families to 2016. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Is Rwanda Back Into Big Brother Africa?

    New Times

    Rwanda's aspiring Big Brother Africa housemates finally have something to smile about, as reports emerge that they might finally take part in Africa's most watched television... Read more »

  • Kenya: Aidspan Conducts Survey of East African Sub - and Sub-Sub Recipients of Global Fund Grants [analysis]


    Aidspan has released a brief analysis of a survey conducted of sub- and sub-sub recipients of Global Fund grants in four East Africa countries: Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.... Read more »

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