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‘Broadband is a transformative technology’ – Kagame

Kagame broadband commission

President Kagame ha co-chaired a meeting of the broadband commission in New York, which was taking place for the sixth time. He shared with the commissioners his thoughts on the importance of broadband in the social and economic development globally, and in developing countries in particular.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Dollar scarcity pushes up prices

(graphic Mike Musaasizi)

“No cause for worry,” says BNR;
Inside a busy warehouse in Ki­gali, a marketing manager of manufacturing company is adding, subtracting and multiply­ing figures using a computer and a Casio calculator simultaneously.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Business,Cover Story,National | Read More »

“Forced Agaciro contribution unacceptable” – Rwangombwa

John Rwangombwa

The Minister of Plan­ning and Finance, John Rwangombwa, has warned leaders that they should not force people to contribute to the Agaciro Development Fund (AgDF).

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

RBS prepares to take action against unhealthy fake phones


Rwanda remains a safe haven for fake phones despite neighbors Ke­nya and Uganda announcing a war to eliminate them from the market largely because of their negative market impact and the threat they pose on human lives.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Junior official throws Rwanda Education Board in chaos over English mentors


A mistake by a junior official at the Rwanda Education Board (REB) to fiddle with contracts of English language mentors has resulted into massive con­fusion.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

MTN, TIGO respond to RURA penalties

Regis Gatarayiha

MTN-Rwanda has said network upgrades are a continuous process and despite having deployed the first GSM networks in the country over a decade ago, they will continue upgrading to the latest available technologies to effectively serve the growing subscriber base.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Rwandans have reason to trust the juridical system

Martin Ngoga

The Rwanda Focus’ news editor, Cae­sar Abangirah, talked to Alain Muku­ralinda, the spokesman of the NPPA.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in National,Weekly Highlights | Read More »

UN demands more efforts on MDGs despite hardships


While the UN’s 2012 status report on millennium De­velopment Goals (MDGs) indicates possible early achieve­ments before 2015 deadline, Secre­tary General Ban Ki-moon warns that it’s not time to celebrate.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in National | Read More »

Democracy and Peace week: has message reached its target?

The democracy and peace week, which started on Septem­ber 14, ended on Friday Septem­ber 21, with celebrations to mark Peace Day. During the week, cel­ebrated under the theme “Dia­logue & inclusiveness: central to democracy and sustainable peace,” a series of activities, dis­cussions, conferences, and the peace walk were carried out in order to promote democracy and peace.

September 24th, 2012 | Posted in National | Read More »

“If we don’t tell Rwanda’s story, others will do it the wrong way”

Rwanda Day Kagame1

“It should be our pride to live in a dignified country. We must continually tell the story of our country, because if we don’t, someone else will do it the wrong way.” That was the rallying call from President Paul Kagame while addressing thousands of Rwanda gathered at Rwanda Day in Boston, USA.

September 23rd, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

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