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Ata Yenigun in Rwanda to assess readiness of all-female contingent

Ata Yenigun in Rwanda to assess readiness of all-female contingent

The Chief of Police Selection and Recruitment Section at the UN Department of Peacekeeping Operation, Ata Yenigun, is in the country on an invitation of Rwanda National Police (RNP) to assess the readiness of an all-female contingent of Formed Police Unit (FPU) peacekeepers set to be deployed soon. Yenigun arrived in the country on Tuesday and held […]

The Pope’s Killers

Opening Wounds As Rwandan Convicted Priests Are Honoured The day was 21 May 1994 and killings targeting Tutsi had intensified since April after the plane carrying president Juvenal Habyarimana had been blown in midair killing all on board. At about 40 km southwest of Kigali on this day, a young Tutsi woman fled from her […]

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Kirehe residents urged on timely reporting on crime

The District Police Commander of Kirehe, Supt James Rutaremara has appealed to residents to always be quick to report any incident to facilitate the police timely response to either apprehend suspected wrongdoers or recover any stolen item. Supt. Rutaremara made the call on June 27 in Nyamugali Sector in a community meeting attended by thousands […]

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Genocide survivors demand for ‘International Trust Fund’

IBUKA – the umbrella grouping of Genocide survivors associations is piling pressure on the Rwandan government to put its weight behind a global fund to support the survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi. The grouping wants what it has already branded as an ‘International Trust Fund for Survivors’. The chair of IBUKA says the […]

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Rwanda commits to carbon free, climate change resilience

Rwanda has committed to carbon free and climate change resilient economy by 2050, a move that cements its current efforts towards promoting green growth. Minister of Natural resources, Vicent Biruta said that the government has placed environment and climate change in key priorities in its development agenda through strong polices as well as investing in […]

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What Kagame Thinks About UK Exit From European Union

The United Kingdom has been party to the European coalitions for nearly 50 years. But in a referendum vote last week, on whether to remain or leave the 28-nation bloc – the ‘Leave’ won with 51.9 percent. The vote had been a key promise of the current UK premier David Cameron. While addressing a gathering […]

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Kagame: Rwanda Will Never Be Branded ‘Small Failed Nation’ Again

Rwanda has set its bar high and will never be the same again as it was 22 years ago when the country slipped into a genocide against Tutsi that left the country entirely destroyed. President Paul Kagame told more than 2000 youths at Petit Stade  that the world called Rwanda a ‘small failed state’ after it […]

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Rwandans in Netherlands Commemorate Genocide Against Tutsi

Rwandans in cooperation with the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague organized the 22nd commemoration of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Organised under the theme ‘Fighting Genocide Denial”, the event was attended by more than 100 participants including; students, professors, teachers, friends of Rwanda, Rwandan nationals living in the Netherlands and many others. […]

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Rwanda Security Chiefs Dismiss ‘Western Interference’

Rwanda has condemned foreign interference in Africa’s security matters which is seen as aimed at exploiting the continent. This declaration was made Thursday during a Senior Command and Staff Course Symposium on Peace, Security and Justice. “Foreign Interference in Africa is much easier than before simply because Africans handed themselves in for exploitation,” Gen. James […]

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MasterCard Commits $85 million to Projects in Rwanda

The MasterCard foundation has committed more than $85 million to various projects in Rwanda set to benefit projects in the fields of financial inclusion, education and economic opportunities for the youth. The announcement came after a delegation of the board members of the organization met President Paul Kagame at village Urugwiro in Kigali today. The chairman of the foundation […]

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