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Prisoners’ rights raise MPs’ concerns


About 88 prisoners are still in jail even though they have completed their sen­tences. Another 88 prisoners had spent more than two years in vari­ous prisons countrywide without appearing before any court.

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Rwanda forging ahead: efforts to create more jobs on


Umutoni (not real name), 19, has been working with a Kigali-based nightclub as a cashier only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 6.30 pm until the next morning. Her job, although part time, was the last resort after she left school last year and failed to find what to do.

November 26th, 2012 | Posted in Business,National | Read More »

Kagame and Sassou-N’guesso commend ICGLR decisions on DRC crisis


Presidents Paul Kagame and Denis Sassou-N’guesso of Congo-Brazzaville on Saturday commended the decisions taken by the heads of state of the just concluded ICGLR summit in Kampala.

November 25th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

We deserve a decent life – Kagame


The President joined Masaka residents in tree planting.

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

New State Minister Eugène-Richard Gasana takes oath

Eugène-Richard Gasana

“We are a small country but not small people” – Kagame

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

A new employment promotion initiative launched

Anastase Murekezi, Minister of Labor and Public Service and Jean Philbert Nsengimana, the Minister of Youth and ICT. (photo Farouk Kaweesi)

The Ministry of Labor and Public Service (Mifotra) yesterday launched a new initiative dubbed “Kuremera program” meant to foster job creation among people who lack start up capital.

November 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Rwanda to host African Parliament Union conference

Senator Bernard Makuza, vice-president of Rwanda's senate. (photo Farouk Kaweesi)

Rwanda is set to host the 61st Executive Committee Session and 35th African Parliament Union (APU) conference. The weeklong conference scheduled to begin on Monday, will be attended by estimated over 150 participants from 41 African countries, who are members of the African Parliament Union, and some members of international organizations like World Bank, UNESCO, UNICEF and FAO.

November 22nd, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Communities essential to reduce child HIV infections

aids ribbon

The fight against new HIV infections among children should aim at community ownership to achieve zero new infections. This was said by Dr Sabin Nsanzimana, the head of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infectious Diseases unit at the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC).

November 21st, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,Health,National | Read More »

Rwanda calls for political dialogue as Goma falls to M23

M23 soldier patrolling in Goma. (Internet photo)

The government in Kinshasa and M23 rebels should desist from further hostilities that have harmful repercussions not only on Congolese citizens but on Rwandans along the border Democratic Republic of Congo, Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo has advised.

November 20th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

Mugesera’s case resumes on December 17

Leon Mugesera. (file photo)

The High Court yesterday granted 26 days of delay to Leon Mugesera for comprehensive preparation of the trial against him before it starts in substance.

November 20th, 2012 | Posted in Daily News,National | Read More »

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