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Ugandan Government Writes Protest Letter to Rwanda Over Border Murders

The government of Uganda has written to Rwanda in protest of the murder of two Ugandan traders that were recently shot dead by Rwandan soldiers. The traders were identified as Job Ebyarishaga and Bosco Tuhirwe. They were killed at Tabagwe village in Nyagatare District in Rwanda on allegations of smuggling tobacco

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New Rwanda Chief of Defence Intelligence Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi. Courtesy Photo

Rwanda Military Shakeup: Kagame Appoints Nyakarundi as New Intelligence Chief

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda has replaced Col Andrew Nyamvumba with Brig Gen Vincent Nyakarundi as head of Defence Intelligence Department (DID). Kagame, also the commander-in-chief of Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF), made the chances on Monday. Nyamvumba has been transferred to head the Defence Research and Development unit at the country’s defence

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Rwandan president Paul Kagame. Courtesy Photo

Kagame Cabinet Reshuffle: Cabinet Size Slashed, More Women Appointed; Sezibera Replaces Mushikiwabo

Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame on Thursday shook up his cabinet, slashing it by 15 per cent and appointing more women. Kagame reduced the number of ministers (and ministries) from 31 to 26. Slashed ministerial positions are: minister of lands and forestry, junior education minister in charge of technical and vocational education and

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Rwanda Defends Arsenal Sponsorship Deal

Rwanda has defended its decision to spend "millions" on an advertising deal with UK football club Arsenal after it came in for heavy criticism. Visit Rwanda, the country's official tourism authority, will have its logo emblazoned across players' sleeves next season, in the hope it will bring more tourists to the

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