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Rwanda celebrates ‘World Day against illicit drugs’

Rwanda celebrates ‘World Day against illicit drugs’

Rwanda joined the rest of the world on June 26 to mark the international day against illicit drugs and trafficking. The awareness to exercise against the vice was held in Rubavu district and attended by officials from the government, private institutions, security organs, students and thousands of local residents. The Minister for Internal Security, Sheikh […]

Israel, Rwanda signs agreement to strengthen ties

Rwanda and Israel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of bilateral consultations. The MoU was signed on June 11, 2014 in Kigali by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Avigdor Liberman, representing Israel and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Louise Mushikiwabo on behalf of Rwanda. The MoU will help to enhance cooperation between […]

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Leadership is not about succession; it’s about what you leave behind – Kagame

President Kagame said that the debate about leadership should not be about succession as an end in itself, but about the legacy of leaders.   President Kagame was speaking at a panel during the African Development Bank Annual Meetings taking place in Kigali, on May 21, 2014.   Also on the panel were former Nigerian […]

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Rwanda: Zimbabwean peacekeepers under SADC on study tour

The Staff of SADC Regional Peacekeeping Training Center based in Harare, Zimbabwe, is conducting a two-day study tour at Rwanda Peace Academy in Musanze District.  Col Sambulo Ndlovu, Deputy Commandant of the School who is leading the team said:  “we are visiting Rwanda in order to learn more of sister institutions that have the same […]

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China pledges support to Rwandan farmers

China has pledged to support Rwandan farmers by introducing quick technological techniques that will increase productivity, in a bid to strengthen cooperation in agriculture between the two countries. The initiative will see introduction of varieties that have very high yielding potential coming from China to Rwanda and simple technology that Chinese people would transfer to […]

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East Africa World Vision Vice President in Rwanda

Regional Vice President for World Vision International – East Africa Dr. Charles Ebow Owubah appreciated the achievement and good partnership between Rwanda and the World Vision. He made the remarks while meeting Rwanda’s Prime Minister Dr. Pierre Damien Habumuremyi in Kigali on February 12, 2014. “I am pleased, whenever I call the Country Director, I […]

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Rwanda celebrates partnership with Global Fund

Global Fund celebrates 10-year partnership with Rwanda, which has since seen funding of about $900 million to Rwanda’s Millennium Development Goal target (MDG’s).  The celebration saw the signing of another grant of $204 million to improve the efficiency of the fight against HIV in Rwanda on February 10, 2014. The financing is intended to achieve […]

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Rwanda: China to light over 400 rural households

The Chinese embassy in Rwanda has donated the solar energy kit system valued at $642,304 (Rwf 430.9m) to the Government of Rwanda expected to light Rural households. The system that includes solar modules, cabinets, switchboards, batteries, light wires and Compact Fluorescent Lamps was donated on January 9, 2014. The Chinese ambassador to Rwanda Shen Yongxiang […]

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Regional countries in Rwanda to discuss security

Regional security organs discussing strategies to combat security in the region Regional countries such as Uganda and Kenya are in Rwanda to discuss issues revolving around security across the region. Their discussions focused on security threats such as war and terrorism including strategies needed to combat the threats. Rwanda’s Minister of Defense, James Kabarebe, while […]

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World Bank to boost agricultural sector in Rwanda

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has pledged to boost sustainable farming practices and irrigation infrastructure for hillside agriculture in Rwanda on December 19, 2013. The move will see an increase in maize production, beans and Irish potatoes while boosting the income of rural households in Rwanda. “Rwanda has the highest population density in […]

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