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2015-08-04 UK Arrest of Rwanda's General Karenzi Karake Shows Latest Crack in the Paul Kagame Regime
[Friends of the Congo] The British arrest of Rwanda's spy chief on an international warrant issued by Spain is a long awaited and necessary development toward ending impunity for Rwandan government officials accused of war crimes.

2015-08-04 200 Girls Acquire Leadership Skills
[New Times] At least 200 girls from 10 secondary schools across the country are currently gathered at FAWE Girls School in Kigali for a four-day mentorship conference.

2015-08-04 Academics, Clerics Push for Lifting of Term Limits
[New Times] Religious leaders and academics have backed a popular proposal to scrap presidential term limits.

2015-08-04 Two Held Over Theft of Electric Circuit Breakers
[New Times] Police in Musanze District have arrested two men for allegedly stealing circuit breakers from an electric pole.

2015-08-04 What EAC Companies Must Do to Partake of the Integration Projects
[New Times] In the wake of the impending Northern Corridor project implementation, the private sector in the region has rightly expressed their readiness and willingness to participate in offering services at the various levels of input. First, it was the East African Business Council (EABC) and the Ugandan private sector in Kampala; the latest is the ICT Chamber at the Private Sector Federation in Rwanda.

2015-08-04 Public Transport Woes Continue to Dog City of Kigali Planners
[New Times] When the City of Kigali awarded a five-year transport deal to three transport firms about two years ago, residents were excited that the move would ease city transport woes and stressful experiences that characterised the sector at the time.

2015-08-04 Rwanda Best African Team in Hanmadang Taekwondo Festival
[New Times] Debutants Rwanda won eight medals to emerge best African team at the just concluded Hanmadang International Taekwondo Festival in South Korea.

2015-08-04 We Underestimated Patriots, Says Espoir's Bahufite
[New Times] Basketball playoffs title holders Espoir bounced from Game One 81-74 defeat on Saturday to win Game Two 68-67 against Patriots on Sunday at Amahoro indoor stadium to level the bets of five Finals series 1-1.

2015-08-04 Ethiopian Filmmaker On Making Local Films Attractive
[New Times] As a child Theodros Teshome Kebede wanted to be an actor and at a young age, the Ethiopian born filmaker is set out to achieve this dream.

2015-08-04 Ngomirakiza Aims to Win League Title With Police FC
[New Times] After completing his move from APR in a two year-deal last month, new signing Hegman Ngomirakiza is aiming to win a title with Police FC. The Rwanda international midfielder says that he is hungry to win trophies with his new club Police that won the Peace Cup last season but have never won the league.

2015-08-04 Kigali Golf Club Set to Re-Open
[New Times] Kigali Golf Club has reached an agreement with Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) to pay only Rwf70m of the tax arrears following its closure on July 21 over unpaid taxes that had accumulated to Rwf200m.

2015-08-04 Sports Federations Sign Performance Contracts
[New Times] The Minister for Sports and Culture has signed performance contracts with local sports federations. The function was held behind closed doors at the ministry headquarters at Amahoro stadium, Remera.

2015-08-04 Low Fish Stocks Hurt L. Kivu Communities
[New Times] Fishermen on Lake Kivu in Karongi District have expressed concerns over the decline in fish stocks and lack of means to promote cage fish farming to increase production.

2015-08-04 The New Times, BDF in Reading Culture Campaign
[New Times] GS-EPA/ St Michael has become the third school to benefit from a campaign dubbed, "Newspapers in Education," that strives to introduce learners to daily newspapers as learning aid.

2015-08-04 Farmers Tipped On Conventional, Organic Farming
[New Times] Farmers have been advised to adopt organic farming that does not require use of chemicals and conventional farming that uses chemicals.

2015-08-04 KCB Counter Ends Months of Inactivity
[New Times] Months of inactivity for cross-listed financial services firm, KCB Bank Group, could be over after the firm traded 1,000 shares worth Rwf370,000 on Friday at the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) at Rwf370 each. The counter was also active yesterday, with 1,500 of its shares exchanging hands, the RSE daily market report indicates.

2015-08-04 Women's Sitting V-Ball Team Set for Intercontinental Tourney
[New Times] Rwanda women sitting volleyball team will compete in next year's Intercontinental Championship, which will be staged in China from March 17-23, the Rwanda Paralympics Committee president Celestin Nzeyimana has said.

2015-08-04 Artists Flock to EAC Festival to Promote Integration
[New Times] Seventy-five local artists are carrying Rwanda's flag at the second edition of the 'Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni Festival' (JAMAFEST), the East African Community arts and culture festival in Nairobi, Kenya.

2015-08-04 Development Partners Called On to Strengthen Collaboration
[New Times] Development partners have been urged to ensure close collaboration to enhance efficiency in implementation of development projects.

2015-08-04 Nyama Choma Festival Flops
[New Times] UNLIKE the first Nyama Choma festival early this year, this weekend's edition at La Parisse was a flop.

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