ITU boss commends Rwanda’s ICT drive to a sustainable future

ITU boss commends Rwanda’s ICT drive to a sustainable future

The Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Zhao Houlin on a three-day official visit in Rwanda has commended the Rwandan Government for efforts invested in promoting the use ICT in speeding the country’s economic transformation. On the first day of his visit, Houlin…

Rwanda biggest solar power plant to light 15,000 homes

Rwanda biggest solar power plant to light 15,000 homes

The biggest solar power factory, or plant, in East Africa recently opened in Rwanda. Solar power is produced from sun light. The plant is in Agahozo Shalom village in eastern Rwanda. The plant is the first of its kind and will produce 8.5 megawatts, enough…

More female Police officers set to go for peacekeeping missions

More female Police officers set to go for peacekeeping missions

Eighty Rwanda National Police Individual Police Officers (IPOs), 73 of them females, will on January 25, leave for a one year peacekeeping operations in four separate United Nations missions. A batch of 40 females will be deployed under the United Nations–African Union Mission in Darfur…

Senegalese official impressed by swift response to gender based cases

Senegalese official impressed by swift response to gender based cases

Senegal’s Gender Resource Centre Coordinator, Fatou Diop commended Isange One Stop Center as an international role model for other countries that seek to be successful in fighting gender based violence and child abuse. Diop made the remarks while touring the center and during her meeting…

Rwanda reviews visa policy

Rwanda reviews visa policy

The Government of Rwanda has reviewed and updated its immigration visa regulations as provided by the law. The New Visa will take effect from Nov. 1st 2014 as approved by the cabinet on 15th Oct. 2014. Citizens from member countries of the East African Community…