BEIJING, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) — The Ministry of Emergency Management has activated a level-III emergency response to a landslide that struck southwest China’s Yunnan Province early Monday. On the same day, a level-IV emergency response was also launched by the national commission for disaster prevention, reduction and relief. Wang Xiangxi, ministerContinue Reading

Rwandan peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) were on Friday, January 26, decorated with UN service medals in recognition for their service. In a ceremony held at Tomping Base Camp, the capital Juba, Deputy Special Representative of the UN Secretary General, Guang Chong congratulated theContinue Reading

President Paul Kagame, on Sunday, January 14, said Rwandans should own their development through choices they make and refuse global inequality and imposition. He was addressing government officials, private sector leaders, diplomats, and senior religious leaders, among others, at the 29th annual National Prayer Breakfast held at Kigali Convention Centre.Continue Reading

Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has announced significant strides in Rwanda’s infrastructure development, particularly in electricity and water access for households, during his presentation on Tuesday, January 23. The progress report, delivered at the 19th National Dialogue Council Umushyikirano, highlighted achievements under the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1), a seven-year programme. UmushyikiranoContinue Reading

The story of Rwanda’s first female Prime Minister, has been told, or written, many times. Agathe Uwiringiyimana who served as Prime Minister from July 17, 1993, to the time of her untimely death, in April 1994, is one of Rwanda’s leading lights who exemplified heroism in her self-sacrificing fight against the regimeContinue Reading

Rwanda, on February 1, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of National Heroes Day. On this day, Rwandans reflect on and eulogise men and women of valour for their outstanding and selfless achievements to the country, which will be observed when there is still no one named to Ingenzi category of heroes. The day will beContinue Reading

Three Rwandan correctional service peacekeepers in South Sudan were awarded the prestigious ‘UN Service Medal of Honor’ in recognition of their unwavering commitment to upholding the rule of law. The decorated officers were among 18 correctional service peacekeepers honored by the United Nations on January 29, at a ceremony heldContinue Reading

Etoile de l’Est head coach Imama Kwaku Amapakabo is confident that his side can avoid relegation from the 2023/24 season. The Nigerian tactician took over the Primus National League returnees from Maurice Nshimiyimana who was show the exit door in November 2023 and the new coach is bent on transforming the teamContinue Reading