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Save the Children International, Rwanda Peace Academy sign agreement on child protection

Save the Children International, Rwanda Peace Academy sign agreement on child protection

Save the Children International signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Director of Rwanda Peace Academy on conduct of training and research for child protection. The agreement was signed between Natacha Vorholter Natacha, Deputy Regional Director of Save the Children International and Director of Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA), Col Jill Rutaremara at RPA in Nyakinama, […]

Phoenix Metals commence smelting activities in Rwanda

Phoenix Metals Ltd, owner of Karuruma Tin Smelting Plant has kicked off the smelting activities. According to Mr. Raphaël Ritter de Zahony, the company CEO, they are going to work for 10 days non-stop as they test the maximum capacity of the plant. The smelter has two furnaces with each having a capacity of smelting […]

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RDF starts relief operation for MINUSCA peacekeepers in CAR

Rwanda Defence Forces kick- started relief in place operation for its peacekeepers deployed in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The first batch of 125 Officers and Men were airlifted on 22 January 2015 aboard RwandAir to Bangui, Central African Republic. The Operation is expected to conclude on […]

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Rwanda invests US $2 million in natural disaster early warning systems

The Government of Rwanda has invested over 1.2 billion Rwandan francs US $2 million to strengthen the nation’s capacity to respond to natural disasters. The investment is part of the government’s plan to manage natural disaster threats that are increasing because of climate change. According to the Director General of the Rwanda Meteorological Agency, John […]

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N@tcom awards IT trainees international certificates

This grant was provided in order to expand training facilities IT professional training. The 4th graduation of this training center earns two internationally recognized certifications, MTA—Microsoft Technology Associate) and MCTS: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. Hiroshi Saeki, the task team leader of the Skills Development Project (SDP), reminded the graduates that this is the beginning for […]

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Rwanda deploys level two hospital in CAR

Rwanda Defence Forces deployed Level Two Hospital in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA). The Hospital medical equipment transported in Containers, Armored ambulances and other soft skin vehicles that will be serving the Peacekeeping Mission left Kigali to Central African Republic on 20 January 2015. The Commandant of […]

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India-Africa vocational incubation centre to create jobs

The India-Africa Vocational Training and Incubation Centre officially opened on January 16, 2015 in Rwanda will support young in growing their own businesses and creating jobs for themselves and their peers. The centre has been funded by the Government of India and was built in partnership with Rwanda’s Workforce Development Authority (WDA). The launch ceremony […]

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Agriculture data experts discuss statistics in Kigali

The meeting, organized by the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources (MINAGRI) in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), aims at identifying current gaps and come up with a detailed work plan. Delegates from the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda also attended the meeting. While officially opening the workshop, Rapahel Rurangwa, […]

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MIDMAR, UNHCR partner to test national preparedness on refugee influx

The Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs, in partnership with Rwanda National Police and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees developed and organized an exercise to test institutional capabilities to handle and respond to mass movement of population and refugees influx. The three entities are set to launch a three-day command post exercise […]

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JICA President lauds Rwanda strategies to attain middle income status

The president of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Dr. Akihiko Tanaka has commended Rwanda’s strategies designed to fast track middle-income status— Human resource development and upgrading technology. Tanaka made the remarks while touring funded projects at Tumba College of Technology in Kigali. He expressed his gratitude to the Rwandan government for efforts made to promote […]

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