A new cooperation between Sao Tome e’ Principe and Rwanda is an extension of Rwanda’s deliberate expansion of friendly relations in Africa and follows in the footsteps of similar deals signed in the recent past with Morocco - a country which re-entry into the African Union Rwanda supported greatly - and also with Djibouti and Mozambique, also Portuguese-speaking, among others.
A 350$-million deal to finance an 80 MW peat-to-power project in Rwanda, which will improve access to electricity for the three-quarters of the country’s population that is currently off the grid, has reached financial close.
The World Bank has approved a financing of 46 Million U.S. dollars to support Rwanda’s efforts to increase and intensify agricultural productivity and expand the development of value chains.
Two directors in charges of education in Kayonza District have been arrested following investigations into the recent recruitment of teachers in the district, which have unearthed gross malpractices.
President Paul Kagame has called on the country’s army to provide security guarantee and protect territorial integrity for building well-off society.
The Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), has welcomed government of Malawi and Rwanda has finally signed the long awaited Extradition Treaty which will pave way for the extradition of suspected Rwandan genocide convict Vincent Murekezi who sought refuge in Malawi since 2003.
The Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organisation (EAPCCO) Organs’ meeting started yesterday in Kigali as heads of criminal investigations departments, counter-terrorism, gender and legal met to foster cooperation to combat transnational organized crimes in the region.
President Paul Kagame yesterday received Indian Vice-President Shri Hamid Ansari, who paid him a courtesy call at Village Urugwiro.
Seeking to give the Indian community in Rwanda a greater push, India will open its resident mission in the Rwandan capital Kigali, a move that will further enhance bilateral ties.
Vice President Hamid Ansari of India will soon embark on a five-day visit to Rwanda and Uganda, seeking to further boost ties with them and broaden India’s diplomatic footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Belarus and Rwanda will establish contacts in industry and agriculture, BelTA learned from the press service of Belarus’ Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Rwanda national carrier RwandAir has already announced its plans to launch its air services to India from the next fiscal with four flights per week to Mumbai
Former Rwanda’s state minister for mining Wednesday appeared in court where he was charged with favoritism and falsifying official documents.
Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Chief Executive Office, Madam Clare Akamanzi, has, promised to prioritize the service sector and increase the volume of the country’s exports.
Rwanda and Mozambique are looking forward to enhancing agriculture cooperation, following the visit of a Mozambican agriculture minister to the small central African country.
Burundi on Monday marked the 26th anniversary of the adoption of the unity charter despite some worries over ethnic differences once again dividing citizens of the African nation.
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Rwanda is working to raise public awareness on human trafficking that has become "a serious threat" to the African country, a minister said Monday.
The Rwanda National Police wishes to provide details regarding the circumstances under which police officers were dismissed.
Rwanda has achieved some of the most dramatic gains in health and poverty-reduction in the world.
The state-of-the-art facility capable of dismantling and recycling end-of-life electronic and electrical equipment will be the first such facility in Rwanda.
Rwanda has intensified efforts to ensure proper utilization of wetlands in a bid to help the country fight disastrous effects of climate change.
Rwanda is ready to host the Aviation Africa 2017 forum scheduled for next month in the Rwandan capital Kigali, according to the Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA).
A team of 15 people from the UVM Medical Center is heading to Africa to perform lifesaving surgeries.
Rwanda Thursday inaugurated two new clinics for Burundian refugees at Mahama Refugee Camp, where it is expected to serve over 50,000 refugees.
Rwanda Meteorology Agency on Monday predicted more rain in different parts of the country in the coming days running up to the end of January.
Rwanda has started preparations for this year’s National Heroes Day due on Feb. 1.
The East Africa Legislative Assembly has hailed Rwanda for starting the process towards making Kiswahili one of the official languages in the country.
Rwanda has imposed a temporary ban on all imported poultry products from Uganda and European countries due to the outbreak of the deadly Avian Influenza (bird flu)
Somalia immigration has issued tough measures on citizens from African countries entering the horn of Africa country making several get stranded at the Aden Abdulle Airport.
India and Rwanda on Tuesday said that countries supporting terrorism need to be isolated, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Rwandan President Paul Kagame in Gandhinagar.
Blind and visually-impaired Rwandan voters will be able to cast their votes in the upcoming presidential elections using Braille ballot papers, according to National Electoral Commission (NEC).
"On behalf of the Government of Rwanda, my family and my own behalf, I want to take this moment to wish all men and women of the Rwanda Defence and Security Forces and their families, a happy Christmas and prosperous New Year 2017.
The Minister for Gender and Family Promotion, Esperance Nyirasafari, yesterday, officially inaugurated four houses constructed for the vulnerable victims of Gender Based Violence and Child Abuse.
Police in Nyagatare District arrested a man and women after they were found smuggling the banned plastic bags and illicit gins into the country.
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Rwanda sugar importers have turned to Zambia and Malawi as low production in Uganda and shortages in Kenya push up prices for the commodity across the region.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) has called on operators of forex bureaus to always be on alert against people who may supply them with forged currencies.
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Police in the City of Kigali have arrested two men suspected of running a teachers’ ghost scheme through which they were defrauding teachers.