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Friday, 05-29-15, 13:13Head Teacher Is Elected As New Rubavu Mayor[New Times] Jeremie Sinamenye was today elected the Mayor of Rubavu District, replacing the Sheikh Hassan Bahame who is behind bars pending his corruption trial. read more...
Friday, 05-29-15, 12:57Kagame Questions UN's Mandate On Civilian Protection[News of Rwanda] President Paul Kagame has questioned the United Nations Peacekeeping approach towards civilian protection in conflict zones. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 13:56It's a Tight Race for AfDB Presidency[New Times] Abidjan -An early morning downpour here in Abidjan has failed to cool the political heat in the corridors of Hotel Ivoire where the African Development Bank's 50th annual meetings are taking place and the voting process of the Bank's new President is already underway, in closed-door sessions. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 9:45Crystal Telecom's IPO Should Encourage Local Firms to Follow Suit[New Times] Shares of another local company, Crystal Telecom, will soon begin trading on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) following its Initial Public Offering (IPO) last week. read more...
Thursday, 05-28-15, 6:46Parliament to Debate Kagame Third Term[Al Jazeera] Rwanda's parliament is to debate changing the country's constitution in order to allow strongman and President Paul Kagame to stand for a third consecutive term in elections in 2017, an official said. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 13:52Rwanda Only African Country to Get an Award At WSIS 2015[CIO] Rwanda was announced as the only African country to win in this year's World Summit on the Information Society Prize (WSIS Prizes). The EAC member was represented by the Rwanda Media Commission, which won in 'Ethical dimensions of the Information Society' category. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 10:28Azam TV to Broadcast Peace Cup[New Times] Rwanda Football Federation (FERWAFA) has partnered with Azam TV to broadcast live all Peace Cup matches from the quarterfinals that commence on June 20 onward accumulating to eight games in total including the final on July 4. read more...
Wednesday, 05-27-15, 9:48Tackling Unemployment Is Work in Progress[New Times] Youth unemployment is a global problem and every country is grappling with it. For Rwanda, it is among the priority areas in government's Economic Development and Poverty Reduction (EDPRS2) strategy which includes a target of creating at least 200,000 off-farm jobs annually. read more...
Tuesday, 05-26-15, 9:42Rwf12 Billion Grant Will Boost Education Quality[New Times] The Ministry of Education is set to receive a grant of $17.64 million (about Rwf12 billion) as part of a $235 million package to support education in developing countries. read more...
Monday, 05-25-15, 8:56Ex-Liberian Leader Charles Taylor Loses Rwanda Transfer Bid[FrontPageAfrica] Charles Taylor, the convicted former President of Liberia, will serve the remainder of his 50-year prison sentence in the United Kingdom after RSCSL President Justice Philip N. Waki denied his application to appeal. On 30 January 2015, a special Trial Chamber convened by Justice Waki dismissed Taylor's motion asking that he be transferred to Rwanda where other SCSL convicts have been imprisoned. read more...

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