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Africa Development Bank commends skills development in Rwanda

Africa Development Bank commends skills development in Rwanda

Africa Development Bank (AfDB) has commended Rwanda’s skills development initiative for women and youth empowerment— Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). The team from AfDB made the remarks while assessing TVET programs in Kigali on March, 21, 2014. The team led by the AfDB Resident Representative in Rwanda Negatu Makonnen included Brian D. McCauley, [...]

Region experts here to discuss coffee quality

Region coffee experts and beyond discuss quality coffee enhancement in Kigali Region coffee experts met in Kigali for a solution on enhancing the quality of coffee as well as alleviating the potato taste defect in the East Africa. The experts come together on March 17, 2014 in a two-day research symposium themed “Research and Extension [...]

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Achieving Rwanda’s 2020 vision through Agro-processing

Rwanda’s Agro-Processing products The role of agro-industry as a sector of the economy has multiple facets and changes in the course of development. In the early stages of growth, industrial processing of agricultural products tends to be limited to a few export crops, while the majority of agricultural products are consumed after minimal forms of [...]

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Motorola Solutions, UNDP partners to boost Mobile Technology in Rwanda

Motorola Solutions and United Nations Development Program {UNDP} has collaborated with Rwanda’s Ministry of youth and ICT to help the youth people establish the usage of mobile technologies to enhance human development. The initiative will focus on various sectors including governance, education, health, agriculture and gender. The foundations selected 15 Rwandan young innovators in the [...]

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Massachusetts Insititute, Cape Town varsity in Rwanda for policy making workshop

The Adbul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the University of Cape Town in collaboration with the Rwanda’s Ministry of Finance organized a workshop on policy-making in Kigali. The initiative is aimed at building capacity in understanding methods of impact evaluation and learning to critically use evidence in [...]

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Nyagatare District on Monday 10th, March, 2014 started registering foreigners wishing to acquire Rwandan Green Card, a document being provided for different Nationals living in the country. According to Fred Bayingana, in charge of Migration and Immigration in Nyagatare and Gatsibo Districts, the Rwandan Green Card will be beneficial to foreigners by providing them with [...]

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Rwanda Revenue Authority General Commissioner to expand tax base

The new General Commissioner of Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA) Richard Tusaba has said Rwanda needs increased tax base in order to attain the country’s development goals. He made the remarks during the handover ceremony at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in Kigali on March 10, 2014. Tusabe assumed office with a pledge to [...]

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Norway, Rwanda reopens Honorary Consulate in Kigali

Norway and Rwanda reopened an honorary consulate in Kigali to strengthen the existing cooperation between the two countries. The honorary consulate was reopened by the Norwegian ambassador to Rwanda and the Director General of Rwandans living abroad Parfait Gahamanyi on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign affairs, in Kigali on March 4, 2014. The Norwegian [...]

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African Police forces agree to cooperate on security threats

The third International Association of Police Chiefs (IACP) Sub-Saharan Africa Executive Policing conference which came to climax in Kigali on March 4, 2014 resolved that law enforcement agencies cooperate to effectively combat security threats like cybercrime, money laundering, terrorism, human and drug trafficking, fraud and proliferation and firearms. The conference, which brought together over 200 [...]

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President Paul Kagame calls global Police cooperation against crime

President Paul Kagame has called upon Police forces to strengthen cooperation as an effective way to deal with global security challenges which pose threat to the socio-economic transformation in Africa. The President made the call while officially opening the two-day 3rd Sub-Saharan Africa International Association of Chief of Police (IACP) conference in Kigali held under [...]

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