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  • Ferwafa's Hussein Habimana Released on Bail

    May 25, 2020 | 10:58 am

    [New Times] Kicukiro Primary Court on Thursday, May 21, released Hussein Habimana, the Technical Director at the Rwanda Football Federation (Ferwafa), who was detained last month on rape charges.

  • Rwanda Investigates Safety of Talc Baby Powder

    May 25, 2020 | 10:55 am

    [New Times] Rwanda Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) is investigating Johnson & Johnson's talc baby powder amidst the product's safety concerns in the US and Canada among other markets.

  • A Voice for Justice for Rohingyas, Rwandans and Gambians

    May 25, 2020 | 10:45 am

    [VOA] Protecting vulnerable people "is a question of our humanity, over and above anything else," Abubacarr Tambadou says.

  • Relegated Clubs Protest Ferwafa's League Ending Decision

    May 25, 2020 | 10:04 am

    [New Times] Gicumbi and Heroes FC, two clubs who will now feature in the second division league next season, are protesting Rwanda football federation's (Ferwafa) decision to relegate them after the 2019/2020 season was ended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  • Irambona Completes Two-Year Move to Kiyovu

    May 25, 2020 | 10:04 am

    [New Times] Rayon Sports left-back and the club's second captain, Eric Gisa Irambona, has completed a two-year move to Rwanda Premier League rivals SC Kiyovu.

  • Family Affair - Rwanda's 5 Famous Sibling Sports Stars

    May 25, 2020 | 10:03 am

    [New Times] Having a brother is a good thing but having one you share the same interests and hobbies, more so in sport, is more amazing.

  • Rwandans Will Want Félicien Kabuga Tried At Home. Why This Won't Happen

    May 25, 2020 | 09:58 am

    [The Conversation Africa] The man accused of supplying the funds to import the primary tools of the genocide - machetes - ahead of Rwanda's 1994 genocide has been captured in France. Félicien Kabuga is alleged to have been the main[…]

  • 7-Day Mandatory Quarantine for New Arrivals

    May 25, 2020 | 09:57 am

    [New Times] Anyone entering Rwanda will now spend at least seven days in designated hotels and isolation centres at their own cost as the country begins opening up following the coronavirus lockdown.

  • Rwamagana - Four Children Drown in Pond

    May 25, 2020 | 09:47 am

    [New Times] Four children in Kanserege Village, Kibare Cell, Gahengeri Sector in Rwamagana District on Friday, May 22 drowned in a pond located between sectors Gahengeri and Nzige.

  • Kigali International Airport Expansion Underway

    May 25, 2020 | 09:46 am

    [New Times] The suspension of aviation travel due to the Coronavirus pandemic has allowed the Government to embark on upgrades of major areas of the Kigali International Airport.

  • Bosenibamwe Eulogised As a Selfless Patriot

    May 25, 2020 | 09:03 am

    [New Times] Family members and former colleagues of deceased Director General of National Rehabilitation Service (NRS), Aimé Bosenibamwe, have eulogised him as a man who loved his family and country.

  • Eid Al-Fitr - Mufti Hitimana Urges Muslims to Respect Coronavirus Preventive Measures

    May 25, 2020 | 08:47 am

    [New Times] Muslims should put in more efforts in the fight against COVID-19 and stay away from habits that might lead to the violation of the directives to fight the virus.

  • 10 More COVID-19 Patients Discharged

    May 25, 2020 | 08:45 am

    [New Times] Rwanda's coronavirus tally of active cases has dropped to 90 after ten more patients were discharged from hospital on May 24, according to the Ministry of health's update.

  • APR Star Niyonkuru Eyes MVP Accolade This Season

    May 25, 2020 | 08:43 am

    [New Times] Rwanda international and APR basketball star, Pascal Niyonkuru, is optimistic about chasing his first MVP award of the BK Basketball National League when action resumes in September.

  • How Muslims in Rwanda Celebrated Eid Al-Fitr Under Lockdown

    May 25, 2020 | 08:42 am

    [New Times] Sunday, May 24 marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islam lunar calendar that obliges healthy adult Muslims to abstain from food and drink from dawn until dusk.

  • COVID-19 - 20 Arrested in a Hotel Sauna

    May 25, 2020 | 08:41 am

    [New Times] Twenty people were arrested on the evening of Saturday May 23 at the Lebanon Hotel in Remera, Gasabo District where they were found in a sauna and massage.

  • War Crimes Suspect Bizimana Dead - UN Tribunal

    May 25, 2020 | 06:36 am

    [DW] Augustin Bizimana, one of the top suspects wanted over Rwanda's 1994 genocide, has died. The announcement comes less than a week after the arrest in France of fugituve suspect Felicien Kabuga.

  • Rwandans in France Want Genocidaire Kabuga's Accomplices Identified, Brought to Book

    May 23, 2020 | 14:00 pm

    [New Times] Rwandans living in France on Friday, May 22, presented a case before a Prosecutor in France demanding that individuals and institutions there who, for long, helped Genocide suspect Félicien Kabuga evade capture be identified and brought to book.

  • Remains of Genocide Suspect Identified Through DNA - UN Prosecutor

    May 22, 2020 | 15:22 pm

    [RFI] The remains of Augustin Bizimana, a suspected top Rwandan genocide leader, were confirmed on Friday through DNA testing, according to a statement by United Nations prosecutor Serge Brammertz.

  • How Rwanda Will Raise Resources for 2020/21 Budget

    May 22, 2020 | 14:50 pm

    [New Times] The government expenditure is expected to rise in the coming fiscal year [2020/2021] by about Rwf 228 billion. The total expenditure for the year is estimated at over 3.2 trillion.

  • UN Prosecutor Confirms Death of Genocide Fugitive Augustin Bizimana

    May 22, 2020 | 14:23 pm

    [New Times] A former Minister of Defence, and one of the key masterminds of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, who was indicted by the UN court years ago, is dead, the U.N confirmed on Friday, May 22.

  • Israeli Embassy Extends Support to Muslim Community in Rwanda

    May 22, 2020 | 14:10 pm

    [New Times] The Embassy of Israel in Rwanda on Thursday extended support worth Rwf1 million which they say would help provide food for the most vulnerable people.

  • Babua Excited for Kiyovu Challenge

    May 22, 2020 | 11:42 am

    [New Times] Nigerian striker Samson Babua has said that he is relishing his new chapter as a SC Kiyovu player after completing a reported Rwf8 million move from Sunrise on Wednesday.

  • COVID-19 - Muslims to Celebrate an 'Unusual' Eid UL Fitri

    May 22, 2020 | 11:40 am

    [New Times] The Mufti of Rwanda, Sheikh Saleh Hitimana, has said that in a bid to continue fighting the spread of COVID-19, Muslims will this year conduct the Eid ul Fitri prayers to mark the end of Ramadan in the[…]

  • Mobile Money Transactions Grow By 450% in 3 Months

    May 22, 2020 | 11:38 am

    [New Times] The value of funds transferred via Mobile Money grew by 450 per cent between January and April this year to reach Rwf 40 billion (over $ $42 million), data from Rwanda Utilities Regulation Authority shows.

  • National Budget - Economic Recovery to Take Lion's Share

    May 22, 2020 | 10:07 am

    [New Times] The Government has said that it plans to spend the biggest share of the 2020/21 budget on activities that will boost the economy as part of a broader plan to respond to the impact of COVID-19.

  • 93% of Rwandans Financially Included, Study Shows

    May 22, 2020 | 10:04 am

    [New Times] Rwanda's financial inclusion has grown to 93 per cent, according to preliminary findings of a recent Finscope study soon to be launched.

  • Government to Inject Rwf145.1 Billion in RwandAir

    May 22, 2020 | 10:02 am

    [New Times] The Government has said that it will increase funding for the national carrier RwandAir to Rwf145.1 billion in the 2020-21 fiscal year, from the current Rwf121.8 billion.

  • Kangondo Assault Case - Military Court Postpones Appeal Hearing

    May 22, 2020 | 09:58 am

    [New Times] The Military High Court on Thursday, May 21 postponed the hearing of an appeal filed by five Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) soldiers who were remanded last week on charges of assaulting citizens.

  • Government Plans to Spend Rwf3.2 Trillion in 2020-2021

    May 22, 2020 | 09:56 am

    [New Times] The Government is expected to spend Frw3,245.7 billion in 2020-2021 fiscal year, which is Rwf228.7 billion higher than the revised budget estimates of Rwf3,017.1 billion.

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