Esperance Uwineza and her one year old baby on arrival in Rwanda

Meet The Most Hated Woman in FDLR

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 28. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

Esperance Uwineza has been thinking of reuniting with her husband after he escaped from the FDLR command base at Mweso, Masisi in DRCongo. The absence of her husband from his base caused trouble for his wife. She was hunted – survived a fierce attack by the militia group. And when she finally also escaped, she […]

Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Rwandans Now Benefiting From New Maternity Law

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 27. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mothers working for public and private employers can now begin applying for the newly enacted 12-weeks maternity leave to attend to their newborn babies, under the new law which has been published in the national gazette. Minister of Justice, Johnston Busingye expects that institutions will comply with maternity protection law without any delay, given that, […]

Kigali city Mayor (in white) and other experts at a Metrolab forum on Wednesday

World City Planners Want Kigali to Host MetroLab Headquarters

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 25. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

Global experts on city planning have today proposed that Rwanda’s Capital, Kigali should host the regional Metrolab headquarters. The experts are holding their 7th cession also called Metropolitan Strategic Planning Laboratory (MetroLab) in Kigali, in partnership with the World Bank Group. The four-day forum has brought together city planners and political leaders, to discuss metropolitan […]

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Kagame “Ashamed” Africa Still Struggles to Get Electricity

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 25. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

President Paul Kagame arrived in Lusaka, Zambia on Tuesday morning to attend the annual meeting of the African Development Bank Group and is scheduled for several panel discussions. The five-day meeting (May 23-27) is the 51st annual edition of the Bank. In a sideline event held Tuesday afternoon on energy, its panel was President Kagame, […]

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What Happened to Ingabire Victoire Lawyer Expelled From Rwanda?

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 23. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

A Dutch lawyer Caroline Buisman who claims to be an attorney to jailed politician Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire was asked to leave Rwanda last week by immigration officials. As KT Press reports, she was in the country for a different purpose, but then opted to visit Ingabire. A chronology of events provided by the Rwanda Directorate General of immigration and Emigration […]

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Families Wiped-out in Genocide To be Commemorated

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 17. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

On May 21, Rwandans will pay tribute to families that were completely wiped-out during the 1994 genocide against Tutsi. This is part of  activities of the 22nd commemoration events which started on April 7 and will conclude on July 4- liberation day when Rwanda Patriotic Rebels stopped the Genocide. According to GAERG an organization founded […]

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US Endorses Rwanda’s Principles On Civilian Protection

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 16. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

Civilians caught up in the middle of armed conflicts may become safer as the world adopts Rwanda’s values on protection of civilians. These values known as the ‘Kigali Principles’  require countries contributing to UN peacekeeping troops to always send well trained peace keepers and to intervene without delay in a country where an armed conflict […]

Kagame Says UN Reports Worsening Regional Problems

Kagame Says UN Reports Worsening Regional Problems

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 13. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

President Paul Kagame says the United Nations ‘Group of Experts’ is worsening problems of African countries’ instead of addressing them. Yesterday, a latest UN Group of Experts report leaked to the media, accusing Rwanda of aiding Burundian rebels seeking to topple President Nkurunziza. “People who write these could be mobilized to be useful to address […]

Eight point new agenda launched to facilitate Africa’s competitiveness

Eight point new agenda launched to facilitate Africa’s competitiveness

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 13. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the continent struggles through shocks of falling commodity prices and decline of oil prices, the close of the world Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali has seen the launch of an eight point agenda. The agenda World Economic Forum, African Development Bank, OECD and World Bank is expected to raise levels of economic competitiveness […]

Discussants at a panel on Africa’s Fourth Industrial Revolution

‘Catch up’Games In Africa May Derail Industrialisation

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 12. May, 2016 | 0 Comments

For Africa to move into its fourth industrialisation phase, it may require cleaning up its mess of playing catch-up games. President Paul Kagame said the African countries should invest in human capacity of Africans and infrastructure as the only way to go. “Africa should not still be playing catch-up, by the time the Fifth Industrial […]