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Rwanda biggest solar power plant to light 15,000 homes

Rwanda biggest solar power plant to light 15,000 homes

The biggest solar power factory, or plant, in East Africa recently opened in Rwanda. Solar power is produced from sun light. The plant is in Agahozo Shalom village in eastern Rwanda. The plant is the first of its kind and will produce 8.5 megawatts, enough to power 15,000 homes. The plant is part of the […]

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, […]

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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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World Bank pledges more support to Rwanda

World Bank has pledged to continually support Rwanda’s transformation by advocating for changes on how the World Bank engages member countries and best approach to leverage maximum resources from the Bank. This was revealed on January 7, by World Bank Group Executive Director Dr. Louis Rene Peter Larose in Rwanda. Larose is visiting to discuss […]

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Rwanda: Agriculture, TVET gets Rwf 11bn boost

The Government of Rwanda and the Republic of Korea signed two financial agreements worth $ 16 Million to build capacity in Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) and to help transform the agriculture sector. The agreement will see $ 5 million channeled to supporting capacity building in technical and vocational training and skills development. The […]

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Rwanda’s agriculture receives £34m

  Rwanda’s agriculture sector received a grant of £34 million from the United Kingdom through the Department for International Development (DFID) to transform the agriculture sector. The four-year grant is aimed at supporting the third phase of the agriculture transformation. The objective of this contribution will be to deliver the outcome of sustainable increases in […]

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Rwanda Peace Academy conducts UN staff officer’s course

Rwanda Peace Academy (RPA) in collaboration with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is conducting a two weeks United Nations Staff Officers Course for 25 military officers from six African countries. The training at RPA Hqs in Nyakinama, Musanze District, is aimed at preparing staff officers at planning level for assignments in […]

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Ivory Coast hails Rwanda’s approach to traffic safety

The visiting delegation from the Ivory Coast has recognized the institutional maturity of Rwanda National Police (RNP), following their visit of the Department of Traffic and Road Safety on Friday. The 11 member delegation was received by Commissioner of Police Sam Rumanzi, the Commissioner for traffic, who demonstrated the performance of traffic police, particularly on […]

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Rwanda commits to reduce crime related cases

Rwanda has remained committedto designing strategies intendedto reduce crime related cases across the country and beyond. The country ventured into a global awareness program dubbed “Turn Back Crime” aimed at raising awareness of the nature of organized crimes with the ultimate goal of driving a cross-border response to the issues and support the global police […]

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