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

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 […]

World Bank gives Miners certificates

Thirty trainees were awarded certificates, after completing a four-month course in mining by World Bank in Rwanda. Through support from the Skills Development Fund (SDF), operating under Work force Development Authority (WDA), the ceremony that took place at the Wolfram Mine located in Rwinkwavu sector in Kayonza district, Eastern Province. The training was conducted by […]

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Regional petroleum potential exhibited in Rwanda

As part of efforts to attract investment and grow the petroleum resources industry in the region, Rwanda is hosting the 7th East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition 2015. “The East African Petroleum Conference and Exhibition helps us to promote investment in the oil and gas sector by demonstrating to the world the potential that lies […]

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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 […]

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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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