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Ambassador Habyarimana presents his credentials to Congo Brazzaville president

Posted by in English on 05. Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments

President Denis Sassou N’guesso receives credentials from Ambassador Jean Baptiste Habyalimana. New Rwanda ambassador to Ambassador Republic of Congo Brazzaville, Jean Baptiste Habyalimana, yesterday presented his credentials to the President Denis Sassou N’guesso of Republic of Congo.  In his welcome remarks, H.E President Denis Sassou N’guesso congratulated the Ambassador on his appointment as the first […]

Rwanda Spending $94 Million On Burundian Refugees

Rwanda Spending $94 Million On Burundian Refugees

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 03. Feb, 2016 | 0 Comments

Burundian refugees are weighing heavily on Rwanda. The country has planned spending over $94 million on about 100,000 Burundian refugees in 2016 alone. Every Burundian refugee in Rwanda is entitled to $950, annually, or $2.6 per day. This is $0.4 higher than what an average Rwandan spends. The country is currently hosting 74,526 Burundi refugees, […]

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U.S Announces Rwanda Its Africa’s Special Trade Ally

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 28. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

The USA has announced a special arrangement through which Rwanda will become a strategic ally in the quest to reinforce trade partnership with Africa. US President’s Council on doing business in Africa, currently in Rwanda, delivered the message to President Paul Kagame. Executives of the Council and representatives of American business community said Rwanda will […]

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Davos’ Love Affair With Rwanda

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 23. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

Pressure is mounting in Kigali. Jobs are at stake, so are businesses. Be it a street cleaner or a CEO of a contracted multi-million dollar firm, everyone is anxious. Roads in the city center are being repaired. Old trees have been cut and replaced with young fresh gardens. Streets in the middle of the city […]

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Rwandair To Spread Wings To India

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 21. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwanda’s national carrier, Rwandair has secured a deal to spread its wings to India connecting the Asian community in East Africa to Asia. At the beginning of September 2016, RwandAir will start direct flights connecting Mumbai with Rwanda’s capital city, Kigali. The airline says, this new connectivity is expected to reduce the flight time to 7 hours, with a […]

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Mauritius energy firm gets deal to connect 250,000 Rwandan homes

Posted by in English on 21. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwanda has contracted Ignite Power Ltd, a Mauritius solar energy solutions company, to roll out electricity to about 250,000 households that are off the main grid. Connecting the targeted homes will be completed in five years. “The selection of homes will focus on areas with no access to one grid power connection,” an official at […]

Kagame Unveils Rwanda's Exclusive Foreign Policy to Diplomats

Kagame Unveils Rwanda’s Exclusive Foreign Policy to Diplomats

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 15. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

At a glamorous annual diplomat luncheon held at Village Urugwiro, President Paul Kagame clarified in a brief but precise address, Rwanda’s engagement with the rest of the world. President Kagame said that Rwanda’s foreign policy is informed by free open dialogue, friendship and partnership. “Rwanda’s diplomacy and international engagement are resolutely multilateral, cooperative and judicious,” […]

Rwanda Energy Sector to attract World's gigantic Firms

Rwanda Energy Sector to attract World’s gigantic Firms

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 12. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is expected in the U.S from February 22-26 where he will present regional energy challenges and the available opportunities Rwanda and the region can offer. Kagame will be among the key speakers at the 35th conference of IHS CERAWeek, a world leading forum on the future of energy taking place in […]

First Lady Tells Youth, “Make Tough Choices” To Succeed

First Lady Tells Youth, “Make Tough Choices” To Succeed

Posted by in English on 10. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame has encouraged the youth not to be held back by pessimistic theories as they strive for progress. “Always remember that you do not have to be the hostages of these theories proclaiming that prosperity and progress are reserved for a few selected civilisations,” the First Lady said and added that, […]

Rwanda produces tasty tropical fruits

Rwandan Products Expanding Footprint In Europe, Asia

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 07. Jan, 2016 | 0 Comments

Rwanda is finding better ways of getting known around the world than the usual ugly “genocide tag”. Over 40 % of the country’s exported products have already found their way into European retail stores. Trade and Industry Minister, Francois Kanimba told KT Press that Rwanda is also one of the supliers of industrial materials. “We are mainly […]