Rwandans expelled from Tanzania find new hope back home

Rwandans expelled from Tanzania find new hope back home

Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives attacked her home and forced her to leave the country. “I had just taken goats to graze,” she says. “As I stood in the middle…

African youth challenged to join efforts to fight corruption

African youth challenged to join efforts to fight corruption

President Paul Kagame has called upon African youth from 43 countries to join in efforts of fighting corruption by not participating in it. He made the remarks during an interactive session with youth from various African countries, who are participating at the Youth Dialogues conference…

Rwanda celebrates ‘World Day against illicit drugs’

Rwanda celebrates ‘World Day against illicit drugs’

Rwanda joined the rest of the world on June 26 to mark the international day against illicit drugs and trafficking. The awareness to exercise against the vice was held in Rubavu district and attended by officials from the government, private institutions, security organs, students and…

Sweden boosts Rwanda’s scientific research program with $40M

Sweden boosts Rwanda’s scientific research program with $40M

Sweden has given $ 40.7 million (approximately Rwf28 billion) to boost research and use of scientific knowledge in Rwanda. Under the Cooperation in Research, Higher Education and Institutional Advancement program the grant will support use of scientific knowledge of international quality that contributes to Rwanda’s…

US embassy in Rwanda changes pay point for visa application fees

US embassy in Rwanda changes pay point for visa application fees

 The US embassy in Kigali has announced the new location to make payments for visa application from I&M bank to Ecobank. The move is aimed at improving the services towards visa application process to persons travelling to America from Rwanda, according to the statement from…