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2014-12-19 Why the Myth of the Akazu Genocide Conspiracy Lies At the Heart of Official Narrative of Genocide
[African Arguments]The official narrative of the tragic events of April 1994 in Rwanda, catalysed by the shooting down of the plane carrying President Habyarimana, holds that responsibility for the death toll lies primarily with those who intended to destroy Rwandan Tutsis per se in order to secure Hutu domination. Genocide is characterised above all by the matter of intent.

2014-12-19 Rwandan Ex-Minister Augustin Sentenced to 30 Years On Appeal
[Hirondelle]Arusha -The Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT) on Thursday reduced ex-Planning Minister Augustin Ngirabatware's sentence for genocide from 35 to 30 years on appeal.

2014-12-19 Canadian Court Trashes Munyaneza's Genocide Appeal
[New Times]The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal filed by Desire Munyaneza, who was in 2009 sentenced to life in prison for playing a major role in the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.

2014-12-19 EALA: Citizens Should Demand Nothing but Business Now
[New Times]MEMBERS OF the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) on Wednesday kicked out Speaker Margaret Zziwa with a resounding majority decision that more than underscored why the Assembly has been in limbo for almost a year.

2014-12-19 Former Seoul Mayor Tips City of Kigali On Devt
[New Times]The City of Kigali has acquired the services of Sehoon Oh, the former mayor of South Korean capital, Seoul, as an advisor in economic development, a move the City hopes will bring in top tips that would help sustain the ongoing development.

2014-12-19 Global Life Expectancy Rises - Study
[New Times]People around the world lived on average to a ripe old age of 71.5 in 2013, up from 65.3 in 1990, according to a new study.

2014-12-18 The Women of 2014
[New Times]As 2014 comes to an end, some women have risen to the forefront by shredding stereotypes and having influence in various fields such as policy making, culture, activism and technology among others.

2014-12-18 Kagame Meets Dos Santos As FDLR Offensive Nears
[News of Rwanda]Rwanda's President Paul Kagame met Angola's leader José Eduardo dos Santos Wednesday afternoon and held talks in the capital Luanda.

2014-12-18 Govt to Cover Repatriation Cost for Texas Crash Victim
[New Times]The Government of Rwanda will cover the cost of returning the body of a Rwandan who died in a car accident in Texas.

2014-12-19 Rwandans in France Donate to One-Cow-Per Family
[News of Rwanda]An Association of Rwandan women living in France and their friends have donated five hybrid cows to Rwanda's One-cow-per family program.

2014-12-19 Groove Awards Rwanda to Celebrate 2nd Anniversary
[New Times]The highlyawaited gospel music gala is finally here. The second edition of the Groove Awards Rwanda will take place at Serena Hotel Kigali this Sunday.

2014-12-19 Construction of Cricket Stadium to Start in 2015
[New Times]THE CONSTRUCTION of Rwanda's first ever cricket stadium will commence in April 2015 after the Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation (RCSF) received a lease certificate for a 4.5 hectare plot in Gahanga on Tuesday.

2014-12-19 I Love Wearing Men's Perfume-Knowless
[New Times]Her stage name, Knowless, was inspired by American R&B superstar Beyoncé Knowles. Born Jeanne d' arc Ingabire Butera and currently managed under Kina Music, Butera released her debut album, Komeza, in December 2011. She has collaborated with numerous artistes, including Rwandans Danny, Paccy, Ciney, Jay Polly, Kamichi and Urban Boyz, and Ugandan group Benon and Vampos. In an interview with Donah Mbabazi, the singer opened up about her sense of style.

2014-12-19 Lwakabamba Tips Schools to Tap Into Advanced Technologies
[New Times]THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION is considering helping schools fully exploit the opportunities offered by advances in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the country to improve the quality of education.

2014-12-19 Religious Leaders Join War On Malnutrition
[New Times]Religious leaders in the country, under the umbrella Rwanda Interfaith Council for Health (RICH), have joined the fight against malnutrition in children.

2014-12-19 Kagame Urges Bolder Steps for Transformation
[New Times]President Paul Kagame, yesterday, paid tribute to the country's farmers whom he said have continued to play a crucial role in the country's growth, through increased productivity.

2014-12-19 Govt Set to Take Tougher Measures Against Human Trafficking, Drug Abuse
[New Times]The government is considering tougher measures to curb drug abuse, and human trafficking, the Minister for Internal Security, Musa Fazil Harerimana, has said.

2014-12-19 Hoteliers Warned Against Noise Pollution Ahead of Festive Season
[New Times]Owners of hotels, bars and restaurants should respect neighbours' rights by maintaining low levels of noise as the festive season approaches, a period normally characterised by merrymaking.

2014-12-19 Fifa Ranking - Rwanda Can Do Even Better - Constantine
[New Times]RWANDA'S HEAD coach Stephen Constantine says that Amavubi can easily achieve a higher position on the Fifa world rankings if only they get more support and better working conditions.

2014-12-18 Rwanda Records Highest Ever Fifa Ranking
[New Times]RWANDA has ranked 68th globally, moving a whopping 22 places in just one month, in the latest Fifa ranking released today.

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