Govt Suspends Import of Poultry From Uganda, Europe
[New Times] The Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) has announced new measures intended to prevent outbreak of avian influenza in poultry, commonly known as bird flu in the country.
Those Buying From Street Vendors to Be Arrested
[New Times] The City of Kigali will no longer only target street vendors but also arrest and punish their clients, a move authorities say is intended to contribute effectively to curbing illegal businesses in the city.
Calls for Stronger Measures to Check Financial Crimes
[New Times] The Senate has called on the Government to strengthen measures against emerging financial crimes such as money laundering.
Early Childhood Development is Critical - First Lady
[New Times] The First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged parents and local leaders to work together, to ensure early childhood development for children, as it is critical in building the foundation of their development.
Musician Tom Close Ventures Into Art
[New Times] Tom Close may be doing well in the music industry, but that is not all that he has got in his hands.
Mani Martin to Sing for Peace at Amani Festival
[New Times] Afrobeat and R&B singer Mani Martin has been selected to grace the forth-coming Amani Festival of the Arts in Goma, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Malawian Court Seeks Political Guidance to Proceed With Genocide Suspect Murekezi's Extradition Case
[New Times] A Malawian court has ruled the decision to proceed with the extradition process of Genocide suspect Vincent Murekezi will require political blessing.
16 Local Cyclists for Amissa Bongo Race
[New Times] SIXTEEN riders under the national cycling team will represent Rwanda at the forthcoming 12th edition of Gabon's La Tropicale Amissa Bongo that will be staged from February 27 to March 5. They include 15 males and one female.
Drug Abuse, Trafficking Cases on the Rise - Police
[New Times] Police's biggest challenge continues to be drug trafficking and abuse, making up about 23 per cent of the cases handled last year.
Kabuye to Produce 21,000 Tonnes of Sugar This Year
[New Times] Sugar imports could reduce in coming days as Kabuye Sugar Works is set to complete the first phase of an ongoing expansion.
Injured Hakizimana Faces Up to Six Months Out
[New Times] APR FC will be without attacking midfielder Muhadjir Hakizimana who will be out of action for up to six months after a left ankle injury he sustained during training last Thursday.
Broadband and ICT a Pathway Out of Poverty - Kagame
[New Times] President Paul Kagame has said that universal access to fast and affordable internet is one of the few pathways out of poverty into prosperity in this century.
Volleyball League - IPRC-South Coach Delighted With Perfect Run
[New Times] Southern Province based, IPRC-South head coach Charles Rurangangabo has praised his side over the perfect run in national volleyball league. IPRC-South is leading the table with 16 points after four rounds.
Commission Highlights Events Leading to Genocide
[New Times] The National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG), yesterday, published highlights of key dates that marked the month of January 1991-1994 in the planning and testing of the Genocide against the Tutsi.
Artists to Release Music Rights Awareness Collabo
[New Times] Artistes from Rwanda, Tanzania and Malawi, have collaborated in a music rights awareness song titled, Your Love, to be released this month.
Elections to Watch, Past and Present
[AfricaFocus] Ghana, Gambia, and Gabon are all small African countries with names beginning with the letter "G," which held presidential elections in 2016. But neither the electoral landscapes nor the electoral outcomes can fruitfully be analyzed without giving greater weight to the contrasts than to the similarities. The same applies to the even wider set of 14 African countries with presidential elections last year, or the 8 so far scheduled to hold elections in 2017.
Bond Market Records Rwf46.4 Million Turnover
[New Times] The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) opened the week with Rwf44.7 million worth of bonds changing hands on the bond market, recording over Rwf33.3 million in value. The FXD 3/2016/5-year bond was at 104.1 pushing Rwf14 million worth of bonds, realising Rwf14.57 million. The FXD2/2015/10-year bond traded 30.7 million worth of bonds at 104.3 down from 104.5 previously and raking in Rwf31.85 million.
WEF Opens in Davos With Focus on Leadership and Collaboration
[New Times] World leaders, from business and government, to international organisations, academia and civil society, convene in Davos, Switzerland, today for the 47th edition of the World Economic Forum.
Basketball League - IPRC-Kigali End Patriots' Unbeaten Run
[New Times] Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC-Kigali) basketball club coach Albert Bahuke has praised his players for their resilience and hard work that enabled the team to end Patriots unbeaten run in the national league this season.
Voter Registration Update at 95% Completion
[New Times] At least 95 per cent of eligible voters have already validated their personal details on the national voters' registrar with the majority using internet and mobile phones through short message services, the National Electoral Commission (NEC) has said.