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Rwanda commits to SDGs agenda

Rwanda commits to SDGs agenda

Rwanda has remained committed to devising ways of eradicating hunger and poverty figures down further from the figures the government previously achieved— designed goals of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Rwanda goal of the EDPRS 2 is growth acceleration and poverty reduction through four thematic areas including economic transformation, rural development, productivity and youth […]

Rwanda police urges parents, local leaders to intensify child protection

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has called upon local leaders and parents to take the lead in implementing child protection policies and programmes. The call was made on March 9 in Rulindo District where police officers reacted on a recent case of a girl who dropped out of school at the age of 12, left her […]

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Rwanda Malawi lawmakers discuss women potential towards society

Rwandan and Malawi lawmakers discussed the importance of women in the development of the society in Kigali. Rwanda Parliament Speaker Honourable Donatille Mukabalisa  and the Malawi head of delegation Cecilia Emely Chazama, exchanged views on the aspect. Rwanda has seen better yields from women’s contribution to development hence prioritised in most position of the country […]

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Rwanda signs agreement to boost scientific community

Rwanda signed an Agreement with the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI) to boost Rwanda scientific community. The agreement will see the setup of an AIMS Centre of Excellence in Mathematical Sciences as well as a state of the art Quantum research centre, a first for Africa. The Minister of Education, Papias Malimba […]

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Budget revised upward favoring social protection, education, health

Yesterday, the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning, Claver Gatete, tabled before Parliament the proposed 2015/16 revised Budget. The latter has been revised upward by Frw 40.6 billion meaning that the budget estimates for the fiscal year now stand at Frw 1,808.8 billion, up from Frw 1.76 which was initially approved by Parliament in June […]

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Rwanda to increase off grid power network

The government of Rwanda has ventured in expanding of grid power network in the rural areas with the target of 22% access by 2018. The move was disclosed during the signing of an agreement with Ignite Power ltd, a Mauritian firm for the implementation of a rural off grid standalone solar systems electrification project. Rwanda […]

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Rwanda showcases tourism package in Netherlands

Rwanda is showcasing its marvelous tourist attractions at the Vakantiebeurs tourism exhibition, the largest tourism exhibition in the Benelux in Utrecht. The exhibition is running from January 7, 2016 until 17 January in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The exhibition kicked off on Tuesday with a trade day for the Dutch travel industry and travel media and […]

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KFAED boosts Nyagatare, Rukomo road construction project

The Government of Rwanda and Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) signed a US$ 15 million (approximately RwF 11.2 billion) concessional loan to fund the construction of Nyagatare-Rukomo road project. The Project consists of construction of a 7 meter wide, 73 kilometer two lane tarmac road between Nyagatare and Rukomo. “KFAED operations in Rwanda […]

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Prime Minister outlines Rwanda achievements in agricultural sector

Rwanda’s Prime Minister Anastase Murekezi presented to a joint session of parliament the country’s achievements in the agriculture sector over the last five years. Among the key highlights, the Premier told lawmakers that the sector has seen remarkable development from a tremendous increase in the productivity, to successful diversification of crops, to a boost in […]

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DASSO urged to strengthen fight against GBV

The Minister of State in the Ministry of Local Government, Alvera Mukabaramba has urged female DASSO officers to partner with all stakeholders in ensuring a collective and holistic approach to eliminate gender based violence. The Minister made the remarks on November 12, while officiating a one day training aimed at empowering female District Administrative Security […]

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