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Government to focus on Heritage Tourism


Rwanda is implementing the National Sustainable Tourism Master Plan, one of the highlights of a Government seven year plan. The Minister for Trade and Industry, Francois Kanimba chaired a validation workshop that is within the framework; dubbed “Heritage Corridor Tourism Sub-Master Plan connecting Kigali to the Nyungwe National Park”. The study was commissioned in collaboration […]

Rwandan chairs UN Women network in CAR

Rwandan chairs UN Women network in CAR

Rwandan Police officer Antoinette Umuraza was appointed the chairperson of the United Nations Police (UNPOL) Women Network under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). CIP Umuraza was appointed to head the women league in CAR during the celebrations to mark the 69th birthday of the UN held on […]

RNP peacekeepers donate $2200 to Police handball club


The Rwanda Police peacekeepers serving under the United Nations Operations in Ivory Coast (UNOCI) have contributed US$2200, approximately Rwf1.5 million to the Rwanda National Police Handball club. The money is a contribution of each of the Rwandan Police peacekeeper in the West African nation. The contingent commander, Chief Supt. Gerald Ntale said the money is […]

South Korea: Rwandans share country’s success story at university event

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Rwanda has much to teach the World after the Genocide against Tutsi was halted and the country is now among few countries ahead of other many African countries in Leadership, economy, better habitat, peace and security. These are some facts shared to people from over 50 countries at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and […]

Rwanda’s professionalism in peacekeeping attracts UN attention

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Rwanda troops have received recognition for their professionalism in peacekeeping missions by both the United Nations and the African communities they serve which are torn by conflict. Following the milestone to their noble service to humanity the troops have received various awards and praises for their commitment in protecting civilians to the level of putting […]

Regional blocks ‘key’ to development – experts

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Tourism in Africa will improve if the continent’s image is promoted by regional blocks rather than individual. Countries experts say. At a session  at the recent concluded world export forum dubbed, “Tourism for development: opportunities for SME trade,” experts assessed the stereotypes and generalized negative connotations about Africa, arguing that tackling these challenges through collective […]

Rwanda’s service sector can learn from Nigeria

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Services account for close to half of world exports when the full value of services inputs is accounted for in the final output of goods. To be truly competitive, even in traditional sectors such as manufacturing and agriculture, countries must have a properly functioning services sector. Entertainment as a service is ranked as one of […]

Rwanda community in the US gears for Rwanda Day

Rwanda community in the US gears for Rwanda Day

The Rwandan community living in the US has organized the sixth edition of Rwanda Day dubbed “Agaciro” slated for September 20, in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will see over 3000 Rwandans and friends of Rwanda across the globe coverge. The purpose of Rwanda Day is to reaffirm the core national value of Agaciro, celebrate the […]

Why Rwanda is importing lions from Kenya?


Charlene Jendry, an American conservationist, made a maiden visit to Rwanda in 1990. She toured Akagera National Park, Rwanda’s high-end touristic destination. The mighty lions, the Kings of the Jungle, were the prime tourist attractions. Jendry traversed through the lions’ den of 300. She stayed at Gabiro Guest House, a magnificent safari lodge, built right […]

Rwanda’s economy maintains 7.4% growth, despite a staggering trade deficit


Rwanda’s economy has maintained a steady growth of 7.4% thanks to a booming service industry which rose by 22.4% from 12.6% in the first quarter. Central Bank Governor, John Rwangombwa said private sector financing grew by 47.8% from 12.4% of 2013 in the same period. Central bank Chief Economist, Dr. Thomas Kagabo, attributes said liquidity […]