Tag Archives: Rwanda

17 March 18

Rwanda bans mosques from using loudspeakers in Kigali

Mosques in the Rwandan capital of Kigali have been banned from using loudspeakers during calls to prayer.

10 March 18

Rwanda: 16 people killed as lightening strike hits church

At least 16 people have been killed and 140 others injured when lightning struck a church on Saturday.

05 March 18

Rwanda closes 700 churches over noise pollution, building regulations

Rwanda has closed around 700 churches and one mosque for failing to comply with building regulations and creating noise pollution.

22 February 18

DRC refugees in Rwanda accuse soldiers of shooting at them during food protest

Refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) currently staying in Rwanda say soldiers opened fire upon them and wounded at least two people during a protest on Tuesday.

16 February 18

6 DRC soldiers killed by Rwandan troops

Six Congolese soldiers have been killed by the Rwandan army on DRC territory, according to the country’s army.

12 February 18

Relief Web: 3,000 Rwandan families face hunger due to drought

ReliefWeb says more than 3,000 families in Rwanda’s Eastern Province are facing hunger due to the impact of drought.

31 January 18

Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp aims to inspire students

Rwanda’s first robotics boot camp has come to a close after a three-week programme designed to inspire secondary school students.

15 January 18

Rwanda, Tanzania agree SGR railway construction deal

Rwanda and Tanzania have agreed to build a Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from Isaka (northwestern Tanzania) to Kigali.

31 December 17

Rwanda, Kenya ban shisha smoking following Tanzania’s lead

Rwanda and Kenya have banned shisha smoking, becoming the second and third African countries respectively to put bans in place.

30 December 17

Rwanda bans imports from South Africa over deadly virus outbreak

Rwanda has banned the importation of meat, dairy products, vegetables and fruit from South Africa over an outbreak of listeriosis viral disease.


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