Rwanda: Kwibuka21 to focus on fighting Genocide denial and revisionism

Rwanda: Kwibuka21 to focus on fighting Genocide denial and revisionism

On 7 April 2015, Rwandans across the country will commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi for the 21st time. They will honour the million lives lost in a hundred days. Known as ‘Kwibuka’ – the Kinyarwanda word for ‘remember’ – this year’s commemoration will…

Rwanda: Government in disaster management drive

Rwanda: Government in disaster management drive

Seraphine Mukantabana, the Minister of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR) launched a web portal that will raise national wide awareness on disaster preparedness. The move will facilitate disaster data and information sharing as well as improve response to disasters. “The web portal will help…

International researchers hail Rwanda police’s community policing program

International researchers hail Rwanda police’s community policing program

Researchers and academicians from the International Victimology Institute Tilburg, Netherlands and the University of Rwanda, hailed Rwanda National Police for a strong existing partnership with the citizens in fostering an environment of trust. The group of 15 is in a partnership tour in the country…

Rwandair expands its fleet

Rwandair expands its fleet

Rwandair, the national flag carrier of Rwanda has signed a lease agreement with lessor Palma Holding Limited to add a second brand new dual class Bombardier Q 400 NextGen Turboprop Airliner. The aircraft is a large, fast, quiet and fuel efficient turboprop which provides the…

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…