Ahead of the annual festival of naming young born gorillas in Rwanda, the communities near the Volcanoes National Park have again seen real benefits percolate down to the grassroots level, when the RDB, Rwanda Development Board, under which the tourism and conservation public sector falls, launched 7 new classrooms, paid for with tourism revenue funds.
The $1 million award for the first Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanitywill fund projects in Rwanda, Ethiopia, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Brazil, the press office of IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Charitable Foundation reported on Friday.
The Inspector General of Uganda Police Force, Gen. Kale Kayihura has said that globalization and technological advancement have made it hard for security agencies to remain in reactive policing of acting independently.
A reported crowd of worshippers in excess of 10.000 pilgrims yesterday made their way to the shrine of the Lady of Kibeho, where in the 1980’s the apparition of Mary, Mother of Jesus became visible to several people, a fact acknowledged by the Catholic Church which has formally sanctioned the site and pilgrimages to it.
A Korean company is investing $5.1 million in Rwanda’s silk production in a partnership with the country’s National Agriculture Export Board that is meant to boost the sericulture industry.
Rwanda National Police (RNP) and the City of Kigali have rolled out a campaign aimed at further promoting security and hygiene in Kigali.
The Rwanda Standard Board is introducing new standards guidelines on processing of banana beer and wine as it seeks to bring sanity to a sector whose substandard processing, unsuitable content and packaging are putting consumers at risk and hindering the beer makers from accessing international markets.
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) is going to revoke Burundi’s decision to ban trade exchanges between Rwanda and Burundi, EALA Speaker Daniel Kidega has said.
Burundi has pulled out from participating in the East African Community (EAC) military games and cultural shows to be hosted in Rwanda.
Four people have been arrested separately for allegedly attempting to bribe security personnel after they were caught in varied illegal activities.
Penn State engineering students and faculty recently traveled to Rwanda to explore whether or not a readily available plant seed could be used as a viable alternative to clean wastewater.
Burundi police have stopped many private buses from crossing the border into Rwanda, as tensions between the neighbours remain high.
Rwanda has destroyed more than 50 tonnes of redundant and expired weapons.
New Findings of Arbitrary Detention, Ill-Treatment in “Transit Centers”
The AfD and the Government of Rwanda have signed a new African Development Fund loan financing agreement and a European Union – Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund Grant Agreement for the amounts of US$93.1 million and US$22.4 million respectively to finance the rehabilitation and widening of the Kagitumba-kayonza-Rusumo road (208 km) and the associated activities, provision of market facilities, support to communities through enhancing raw milk trading and transportation and community water supply in Rwanda Eastern province.
Rwanda’s ministry of youth and ICT has partnered with Chinese technology firm China ComService to bolster ICT uptake in the country while tapping the use of technology to grow the economy and create employment.
Outgoing African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has managed to tick at least two big items off the to-do list she had in her term at the helm of the continental body.
Rwanda will host the 12th annual Kwita Izina, the gorilla naming ceremony inspired by the ancient Rwandan tradition of naming babies soon after they are born, on Friday the 02nd of September.
“This is a unique bond that both our peoples would rather not have had, but we both persevered despite the pain, despite the horror we survived, we never never lost hope. You never lost hope.”
The Global African Investment Summit COMESA & Government of Rwanda (TGAIS – COMESA Rwanda), today launched their eagerly awaited summit programme.The inaugural event will be taking place in Kigali, Rwanda on 5th and 6th September 2016.
The Government of Rwanda Thursday described as a gross misrepresentation of the reality the claims contained in this year’s State Department’s report on Trafficking in Persons (TIP).
Success tackling climate change and achieving sustainable development in Africa will take finance, cooperation and real engagement with non-state actors, participants heard in high-level sessions that wrapped up this year’s Africa Carbon Forum.
Rwanda’s policies and state agencies are the most supportive in sustaining development and poverty reduction compared to its East African peers.
I had a brief meeting with my Asian friend Radjef (not real name) who is on a business trip to Rwanda and he was quick to ask “How has Rwanda been able to fight corruption?”
It is amazing to find a corruption-free country especially in Africa. He exclaimed.
Over 600 climate change experts from governments across Africa and beyond are expected to gather at this year’s Africa Carbon Forum (ACF) scheduled for next week in the Rwandan capital Kigali.
The Commissioner for Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Theos Badege has called upon youth leaders to jealously protect and sustain what the country has achieved in the transformation process.
Rwanda has announced plans to increase efficiency in the country’s forestry sector in order to cut down greenhouse gas emissions to minimum proportions by 2017.
Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) to Rwanda have increased by 78.1 percent, according to the latest Foreign Private Capital Census (FPC) 2015 report released by the National Bank of Rwanda.
"Israel’s achievements are really spectacular, we want to learn how they achieved this."
African Nations Convene for Landmark Workshop to Set Priorities for Natural Capital Accounting Across the Region
Member countries of the Gaborone Declaration for Sustainability in Africa convene alongside Conservation International and the World Bank’s Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services (WAVES) program
General Electric opens new healthcare training and skills institute committed to training 10,000 health professionals by 2020
As part of GE’s commitment to supporting sustainable healthcare development in Kenya, the $13 million investment provides localized human capital development capabilities
Famous for mountain gorilla and spectacular mountain scenery, Rwanda is set to host the annual Africa Travel Association (ATA) Congress to be taking place in Rwanda’s sprawling city of Kigali November this year.
Rwanda has announced plans to stamp out child labour which victimizes hundreds of thousands of children across the country.
Nations join 46 partners including Conservation International and Starbucks to make coffee the world’s first sustainable agricultural product
The German commercial storage system manufacturer Tesvolt has been awarded the contract to supply the world’s largest decentralized off-grid storage system.
The Minister of Gender of Congo Brazzaville, Inès Nefer Ingani visited the Rwanda National Police (RNP) Isange One Stop Centre in Kacyiru on June 12 and congratulated Rwanda and the force in particular for valuing the impact of women and fighting for their rights.
Rwanda’s new national convention and exhibition center and the adjoining Radisson Blu Hotel Kigali is ready for a test and will be at the heart of meetings, accommodation, and banquets by mid-July of this year.
The Rwanda National Police (RNP) annual week-long activities to mark its 16th anniversary started on June 11 in the Eastern, Western, Northern and Southern provinces to showcase the importance of community policing especially in the protection of the rights of children.
Members of the Rwanda export sector have called for the removal of unnecessary domestic trade barriers that inhibit the growth of the sector.
Police in Gakenke District have arrested a 25-year old man who was masquerading as medical doctor to solicit money from unsuspecting residents under the pretext that they would get medical care from foreign medical doctors.