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Turkey Opens Embassy in Kigali

Turkey Opens Embassy in Kigali

Turkey has sent its foreign affairs minister to officially open their embassy in the Rwanda’s capital Kigali. Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu the minister of foreign affairs of Turkey arrived today for a one day visit, raised the Turkish flag at the embassy located at Kimihurura sector in Gasabo disitrict. Rwandans have been going to Kampala to obtain […]

Germans Close Business in Rwanda After Half Century Lease Expires

Once a powerful facility in the region, the German owned Deutsche Welle radio center at Kinyinya hill outside Kigali is finally and completely shutting down. It’s no more. In 1965, Rwanda leased 68.4 hectares on Kinyinya hill for fifty years to the Germans- that later  set up a massive facility to boost Deutsche Welle, Germany’s […]

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Meet The Most Hated Woman in FDLR

Esperance Uwineza has been thinking of reuniting with her husband after he escaped from the FDLR command base at Mweso, Masisi in DRCongo. The absence of her husband from his base caused trouble for his wife. She was hunted – survived a fierce attack by the militia group. And when she finally also escaped, she […]

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Awareness against fire outbreak continues in Nyarugenge

The Rwanda National Police (RNP) fire and rescue brigade continued its public awareness against fires last week where about 150 people in Rwezamenyo Sector of Nyarugenge District were given skills on firefighting. The beneficiaries include head-teachers, clerics, owners of restaurants and bar owners and local leaders in villages in Rwezamenyo. One of the duties of […]

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Global Communities-USAID/EMIRGE Program Rwanda promoting Equity, ‘Gender parity’

As cases of school dropouts persist in Rubavu district, Western Rwanda, members of Tuvugibyayo cooperative have vowed to preach equity and gender parity and help families involved in domestic conflicts to uproot the vice. Global Communities-USAID EMIRGE Program has been supporting Tuvugibyayo cooperative in areas of capacity building by providing customized trainings in Cooperative Governance, […]

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What Happened to Ingabire Victoire Lawyer Expelled From Rwanda?

A Dutch lawyer Caroline Buisman who claims to be an attorney to jailed politician Victoire Umuhoza Ingabire was asked to leave Rwanda last week by immigration officials. As KT Press reports, she was in the country for a different purpose, but then opted to visit Ingabire. A chronology of events provided by the Rwanda Directorate General of immigration and Emigration […]

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First Lady in Boston to Raise Funds For Rwanda’s First Cardiac Center

Rwanda is expected to establish its first-ever cardiac care center , a very vital facility in the care of patients diagnosed with cardiac complications. First Lady Jeannette Kagame travelled to Boston, US where she has launched a public campaign to raise funds for construction of Rwanda’s premier cardiac care center. The event hosted at University […]

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Another FDLR Commander Escapes From DRC to Rwanda

Rwanda has received another FDLR commander after he escaped from his base in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Maj. Ntagisanimana Jean Claude 42, told KT Press that he had for a long time thought about returning home. He arrived on Thursday with two of his children but his wife (Uwineza) and other children remained in Congo. He […]

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US Endorses Rwanda’s Principles On Civilian Protection

Civilians caught up in the middle of armed conflicts may become safer as the world adopts Rwanda’s values on protection of civilians. These values known as the ‘Kigali Principles’  require countries contributing to UN peacekeeping troops to always send well trained peace keepers and to intervene without delay in a country where an armed conflict […]

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Eight point new agenda for Africa’s Competitiveness launched

As the continent struggles through shocks of falling commodity prices and decline of oil prices, the close of the world Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali has seen the launch of an eight point agenda. The agenda World Economic Forum, African Development Bank, OECD and World Bank is expected to raise levels of economic competitiveness […]

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