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Government hearkens to Rwandans’ Quest for Constitution Amendment

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 01. Sep, 2015 | 0 Comments

Legal heavyweights in Rwanda must be crossing fingers after a law establishing a commission to help parliament amend the constitution was passed and published yesterday. A presidential order authorizing government to vet and submit names is expected any time soon.  The order will also provide for salaries, benefits and support staff. Then senate will approve […]

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Ethiopia, Rwanda working jointly for better Africa

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 22. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rwanda and Ethiopia have suggested new development models they believe can help Africa break away from the prescribed Western models. African leaders of the two countries and those from other states agreed that Africa should stop being bullied into “accepting policies that misrepresent us and do us harm in the end.” Speaking at a high-level […]

Kigali hosts Meles Zenawi Foundation inaugural symposium

Kigali hosts Meles Zenawi Foundation inaugural symposium

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Success stories on 21. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Paul Kagame will be one of the panelist to give a keynote address during the Meles Zenawi Foundation inaugural symposium which kicked off on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State.” Other top government officials to feature at the event will include: Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn of Ethiopia, […]

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Rwandans, Ethiopians working for collective development

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 21. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Meles Zenawi Foundation in partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Government of Rwanda is holding its inaugural symposium on August 21, in Kigali, Rwanda, under the theme “The African Democratic Developmental State.” Inspired by the late Ethiopian Prime Minister’s commitment to the state’s prominent role in building robust accountable institutions and […]

Rwandans, foreigners to enjoy new Car Free Zone

Rwandans, foreigners to enjoy new Car Free Zone

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 19. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s official. No more vehicles the capital’s Central Business District (CBD), Kigali city authorities have declared. It is now a ‘Car Free Zone’ following President Paul Kagame’s twitter response to an O-ped published in The New Times last week by its editor Sunny Ntayombya. He proposed that Kigali’s central business zone be freed from traffic. […]

Rwanda viable for business- Foreign exhibitors

Posted by in English, Invest in Rwanda on 18. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

More than half of the foreign exhibitors who participated in the recently concluded 2015 Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) are willing to open up their businesses in Rwanda. The 18th RITF attracted over 403 participants including large number international exhibitors and opening up new enterprises in Rwanda was one of the main goals for the […]

Kagame inaugurates over US$50m building in Kigali

Posted by in English on 10. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

President Paul Kagame has said that he prefers investors who put their money into sustainable investments than nondurable ventures.The head of state made the remarks on Monday, August 10, as he inaugurated tow complexes worth Frw11.7 billion ($54m) in Kigali City. “There are investors who invest in profitable ventures, which is good…but you [government] must […]

Cabinet Names Dr. Jean Baptiste Habyarimana as an Ambassador to Congo Brazzaville

Cabinet Names Dr. Jean Baptiste Habyarimana as an Ambassador to Congo Brazzaville

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Our country on 06. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rwandan cabinet has appointed Dr. Jean Baptiste Habyarimana as the Rwandan envoy to Congo Brazzaville. The appointment was made during a cabinet meeting held this August 5, 2015 according to the Cabinet meeting resolutions. At the time of his appointment Habyarimana has served as the executive secretary for the National Unity and Reconciliation Commission […]

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Government targets $409 million from mining

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Our country on 05. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

The government has implemented several reforms, including the demarcation of mining sites intended for bidding, in order to meet its aim of raising US$409 million from the mining sector by 2017. A statement by the state minister in charge of natural resources Evode Imena said. The process is in fact already underway – on 17 […]

A rock showing traces of Amethyst extracted from a mining site in Ruhango district, Southern Rwanda

Rare Precious stones NOW in Rwanda

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 04. Aug, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rwanda has announced it may have large amounts of rare precious stones underneath; the discovery could boost image of the country’s mining sector. Mr. Evode Imena the State Minister for Mining twitted pictures of Amethyst veins discovered at a mining site in Ruhango district in southern province of the country. “Veins extend for 1200 metres, […]