Two District Education Officials Arrested Over Teacher Recruitment
[New Times] Two directors in charges of education in Kayonza District have been arrested following investigations into the recent recruitment of teachers in the district, which have unearthed gross malpractices.
Ugandan, Rwandese Post-Poll-Loss Claims Split House Team
[Nation] MPs are divided whether foreigners should be paid Sh538 million in claims over losses incurred in the 2008 post-election violence before it is confirmed that all claims by Kenyans have been settled.
In Uganda, Money Can Buy an EALA Seat - in Rwanda It Is Godfathers
[East African] For the past couple of weeks, the media in Uganda has been awash with claims of vote buying by individuals vying to represent the country in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).
President Kagame Meets Experts On African Union Reform
[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday convened a meeting of the team of experts advising on African Union reform to discuss the implementation process.
Miss Rwanda 2017: How It All Unfolded
[New Times] But before the drama and tears leading to the crowning of Iradukunda, there was a bit of an upset brought by poor time keeping. While the event was scheduled to start at 5pm, it kicked off 3 hours late.
Support Miss Rwanda's Plan to Boost Made-in-Rwanda Campaign
[New Times] 19-year-old Elsa Iradukunda was crowned Miss Rwanda 2017 on Saturday night in a colourful ceremony that took place at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (former Camp Kigali).
Match Ambitions to Action, Kagame Tells Leaders
[New Times] With clarity on their mission and ambitions to deliver the country to a bright future having been well defined over the last twenty years, top leaders need to move swiftly to serve with a sense of urgency to improve the lives of citizens, the Head of State has said.
Elsa Iradukunda Crowned Miss Rwanda 2017
[New Times] Elsa Iradukunda has been crowned Miss Rwanda 2017 amidst tight competition from 15 finalists, in a colorful event held at the Kigali Conference and Exhibition Village (former Camp Kigali).
Rwanda Bids to Host FIFA Council Meeting
[New Times] FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said that the World governing body will asses Rwanda's bid to host the 2017 Fifa Executive Committee meeting in October. Infantino said this yesterday at Ferwafa House after arriving for a one day visit that also saw him commission a Rwf 3.8 billion Ferwafa hotel.
Pushing Rwandan Music Beyond Borders
[New Times] At the close of the four-day ONGEA Eastern Africa Music Summit in Nairobi last week, Rwandan disc jockey and events broker Eric Soul had a few sentiments to share with organizers:
How the Rwanda-India Entrepreneurship Deal Is a Game Changer
[New Times] Earlier this week, top Rwandan and Indian officials signed three bilateral agreements including a Memorandum of Understanding on establishing the Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC), in Rwanda.
Meet Christopher - Rwanda's Rising RnB King
[New Times] Known for his love ballads, Christopher Muneza is known to be one of the fast rising music artists in the country. He is also currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Finance at Kigali Independent University, amidst his continuous release of hit songs. The RnB maestro had a chat with Sunday Magazine's Sharon Kantengwa about his music career and future plans.
Somali Trade Union Asks New Leader to Address Rights Violations
[New Times] A Somali labour union has urged the country's newly-inaugurated President to urgently address the serious violations of key international standards for human rights by the federal government there.
Miss Rwanda 2017 to Be Crowned Today
[New Times] One of the contestants, Queen Kalimpinya, jokingly said that this year the crown is likely to be "shared by all the girls because the competition is really tight and it seems like every girl is confident to take it home."
Meet the 22-Year-Old Designing Software to Ease Healthcare Delivery
[New Times] A 22-year-old student has designed a software that could change the way patients in Rwanda access basic health services.
Areruya Tipped for Stardom After Continental Glory
[New Times] Team Rwanda Cycling head coach sterling Magnell has hailed first-rising rider Joseph Areruya and backed him for a great future following his astonishing performance at the just concluded 2017 African Continental Championships.
Rwanda Refugees Quit Conflict in DRC
[CAJ News] Kigali -MORE than 100 Rwandan refugees living in the turbulent Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have this week returned to their home country. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) jointly with the authorities of the DRC and Rwanda organised the voluntary repatriation of the refugees, coming at a time Rwanda has secured some stability unlike the DRC that is beset by volatility. Several hundred returnees are still waiting for their return in the weeks to come. This adds to the 6
Police Force Seek Stronger Ties WIth Uganda
[New Times] Rwanda and Uganda Police forces, yesterday, held a bilateral meeting to review the progress made in implementing resolutions adopted by the two institutions, last year, as part of collective efforts against transnational and organised crimes.
Comedian Atome Returns to the Stage
[New Times] Local comedian Diogene Ntarindwa, also known as Atome, is set to make his return to the stage after several months.
Buteera Undergoes Successful Knee Surgery
[New Times] APR FC and Amavubi midfielder Andrew Buteera underwent a successful knee operation in Casablanca, Morocco, on Wednesday.