Monthly Archives: July 2013

Kigeme refugees get permanent houses

American refugee committee (ARC) is has embarked on constructing permanent housing structures for Congolese refugees living in Kigeme camp, South of Rwanda; in a bid to improve the welfare and security of the refugees. The project will benefit over 3369 refugees and the target is to complete all the houses by the end of August. […]

Regional railway project seeks consultant

The Government is optimistic that by end of the year, it will have hired a consultant to conduct feasibility study on Kampala-Kigali railway line, which is part of a regional project connecting Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. Josephine Uwineza, the director of railway and marine transport at Rwanda Transport Development Agency, told this paper that the […]

Twenty-Nine Feared Dead, Scores Injured in Kano Multiple Blasts

Kano Train Station 29 fun seekers were feared dead and many injured in the multiple blasts that occurred at Christmas quarters, Monday night, in Kano The Sabon Gari area of Kano, where four blasts were reported, is full out of outdoor bars and eateries and known for its bustling nightlife. According to reports the first […]

Boko Haram Kills 43 Borno Villagers

Boko Haram Maiduguri — Suspected Boko Haram fighters killed at least 43 people in separate incidents in Kaga and Kukawa local government areas of Borno State over the weekend, locals and security sources said. In the violence on Friday and Saturday, 23 people were killed in Mainok and 20 in Dawashi when the sect’s gunmen […]

Mali Awaits Presidential Election Results

Malians are waiting on the government to announce provisional results from Sunday’s presidential poll, as authorities salute what they say could mark a historic high voter turnout in the country. No major issues were raised during the vote. The election is seen as the first step toward getting Mali back on its feet after a […]

Women Parliamentarians Forum celebrates achievements

Women have played a great role in building the nation, through empowering their communities, the Prime Minister, Pierre Damien Habumuremyi has said. The Prime Minister made the remarks yesterday during celebrations by the Rwanda Women Parliamentarians Forum to mark achievements for the 2008 – 2013 parliamentary term. Habumuremyi urged the women legislators not to relent […]

Two dead, over 30 injured in Nyabugogo grenade blast

Theos Badege, RNP Spokesperson Two people died on the spot while several others sustained injuries in a grenade blast yesterday evening in Kigali. The incident took place at Ubumwe Village, Kabahizi Cell in Gitega Sector of Nyarugenge District at about 6:50pm near Nyabugogo abattoir better known as “marathon,” at about 6:50 pm. According to police, […]