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DRC, Rwanda meet to scale up cross boarder trading

DRC, Rwanda meet to scale up cross boarder trading

A delegation of officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo is in Kigali city for a three-day technical bilateral meeting to harmonize the lists of common traded goods under the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR) The move is aimed at facilitating the movement of small cross border traders between the two countries. The main objective […]

Lions to roar in Akagera National Park again after over 20years

African Parks in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board will translocate seven lions from South Africa to re-introduce the species into Akagera National Park in Rwanda by June 30, 2015. African Parks is a non-profit organisation that takes total responsibility for the rehabilitation and long-term management of national parks in partnership with governments and local […]

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Ambassador Cesar pledges support to Rwanda technical education

Rwanda’s Ambassador to Germany Cesar Igor has pledged to draw more development partners in TVET during his diplomatic mission. He made remarks on June 16, after meeting with WDA top management to discuss TVET in general and projects supported by the Federal Republic of Germany. After touring TVET training centers, Ambassador Cesar Igor said that […]

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Regional Police officers visit Rwanda amid efforts to tackle transnational crimes

  Thirty Police officers from eleven EAPCCO member states have enrolled in a simulation training exercise at the National Police College (NPC) in Musanze District aimed at enhancing their understanding and cooperation against transnational crimes such as terrorism, narcotics trade and human trafficking. EAPCCO is ‘Eastern Africa Police Chiefs Cooperation Organization’ with 13 member countries. […]

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Rwanda steps up regional tourism proper for ‘Kwita Izina’ on Northern Corridor agenda

This year’s edition of the annual Mountain Gorilla-naming ceremony also known as KwitaIzina will be held on 5th September in Kinigi, at the foothills of the Volcanoes Mountains in Northern Rwanda. The Rwanda Development Board’s Chief Tourism Officer, Ambassador YaminaKaritanyi, announced that the theme for the ceremony is ‘Conserving now and for the future’, as […]

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Rwanda: African academicians called on to drive economic growth

Academics from across the continent are meeting in Kigali for four days to discuss ways to improve the quality of education in African higher learning institutions Themed “Internationalisation of Higher Education in Africa”, the 18th biennial conference of the Association of African Universities (AUU) attracts more than 300 academicians from 46 African countries. Speaking at […]

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Ireland delegation hails Rwanda efforts in fighting gender based violence

A delegation from Police Service of Northern Ireland has commended Rwanda’s strategies to fight Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the country. The remarks where made by the head of delegation Inspector Richard Brown while touring Isange One Stop Centre at Rwanda National Police (RNP) which was designed to tackle GBV on May 27, 2015 in […]

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New Export Guarantee Fund to Spur Economic Growth- Minister Kanimba

Rwanda’s Minister of trade and Industry François Kanimba said plans to set up a new Export Guarantee Fund in the next Fiscal budget year are underway. The Export Fund will help local exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. The fund will operate within […]

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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 the public to get accurate information that can guide them […]

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Minister Harerimana challenges youth to safeguard country’s dev’t

Minister of Internal Security, Sheikh Musa Fazil Harerimana, challenged youth to have a specific duty to safeguard the peace and development that Rwanda has achieved by promoting patriotism and unity in their communities. Harerimana was speaking at Nkumba Ubutore Training Center while officially opening the third intake of the Youth Volunteers in Crime Prevention that […]

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