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, […]

New envoy to Singapore presents credentials

New envoy to Singapore presents credentials

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

The newly appointed High Commissioner of Rwanda to the Republic of Singapore, Ambassador Guillaume Kavaruganda, presented his credentials to the President of Singapore, His Excellency Tony Tan Keng Yam. The presentation of credentials ceremony was held on July 30, at the main office of the President, the Istana. Ambassador Kavaruganda was accompanied to the ceremony […]

MINUSTAH chief meets Rwandan police contingent in Haiti

MINUSTAH chief meets Rwandan police contingent in Haiti

Posted by in Contribute, English, Featured Images on 25. Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Police Commissioner for the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), Serge Therriault, has welcomed the sixth contingent of Rwandan Police peacekeepers (RWA FPU) ahead of their operations in the Caribbean nation. Thierriault officially met the contingent on July 23, 2015 and during his visit – he commended the government of Rwanda for its […]

Hotel investment forum to up Rwanda tourism receipts

Posted by in English, Opportunities on 09. Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rwanda will host Hotel Investment Forum ina bid to boost the tourism sector, which is the country’s biggest foreign exchange earner. Slated for 2016, the move comes following country’s plans to increase threefold, earnings from tourism to $860 million in the next two years, announced by Rwanda Development Board (RDB) during World Tourism Day last […]

Canopy Walk in Rwanda’s Nyungwe Forest. The country received 1.2 million visitors last year

Rwanda targets to generate $76m from country’s Flourishing Tourism

Posted by in English on 09. Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rwanda will generate Rwf54.7 billion ($76 million) from conferences scheduled for next year, the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says. The country earned $303 million from tourism revenues from 1.2 million visitors last year, contributing 3% to the country’s GDP. Out of this, meetings, conferences and events (MICE) fetched over $50 million, Amb. Yamina Karitanyi, head […]

President Kagame discusses MDGs in Norway

President Kagame discusses MDGs in Norway

Posted by in English, Opportunities on 08. Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Presidents Kagame today joined world leaders at the Summit on Education for Global Development held in Norway’s capital, Oslo. The Summit aims to boost global efforts in the field of education, with a view to reaching the UN’s new set of development goals. During the two day Summit on Education for Global Development that […]

Gasana hails Police professionalism, ahead of Haiti deployment

Gasana hails Police professionalism, ahead of Haiti deployment

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Success stories on 03. Jul, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Inspector General of Police Emmanuel K. Gasana hailed police peacekeepers for exhibiting extreme discipline and professionalism which has made Rwanda a world model. IGP Gasana made the remarks on July 1, as he briefed a contingent of 160 peacekeepers set to depart for United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (Minustah). The officers under Rwanda […]

American investors to light up rural homes

American investors to light up rural homes

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Invest in Rwanda on 30. Jun, 2015 | 0 Comments

American investors and development researchers from Colorado State University’s Energy Institute in the US have expressed interest to venture a solar power project under the ‘Smart Village Micro-grid’ model to support rural electrification in Rwanda. The move comes in the context of the government’s vision to connect all Rwandans to electricity and clean water to […]

Rwanda police fostering culture of sports in Haiti

Rwanda police fostering culture of sports in Haiti

Posted by in English, Featured Images on 08. Jun, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rwanda Formed Police Unit (RWA-FPU) serving under the United Nations Mission organized a football tournament that was aimed at fostering the culture of sports in Haiti. The program follows the troops efforts to maintain a solid contingent in the mission area, while promoting unity and the relationship with local residents. The “Dukunde Sports Tournament” […]

Rwanda’s 4G Internet wins award

Rwanda’s 4G Internet wins award

Posted by in English, Featured Images, Success stories on 08. Jun, 2015 | 0 Comments

\ Rwanda and Korea Telecom (KT) partnership through Olleh Rwanda networks and Nokia received a Global Telecom Business Innovation award for an innovation in business model— 4G LTE internet project in London. In an awarding ceremony hosted by the Global Telecom Business Magazine, on May 14, where Rwanda’s Public Private Partnership was recognized in innovative […]