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Prevent Genocide ideology through publications— Education Minister

Prevent Genocide ideology through publications— Education Minister

The Minister of Education Dr. Papias Musafiri urged Rwandans to engage in more publications about the history of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi as a means of fighting its ideology, spread through a similar way by the perpetrators. Dr. Musafiri was addressing staff from the ministry and affiliated institutions during the 22nd commemoration of […]

Rwanda to host the 2016 Africa Carbon Forum

Rwanda has been selected to host the 8th Africa Carbon Forum, a continental meeting organised by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat to discuss climate aspects among other. The meeting will convene in Kigali from 28 to 30 June 2016 and will bring together over 600 climate change experts, carbon market […]

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Rwanda’s economy grew by 6.9 percent  

Rwanda’s economy registered 6.9% growth in 2015 (RwF 5,837 billion up from RwF 5,395 billion in 2014) according to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) numbers released by the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) today. The 2015 growth is slightly lower than the 7% registered in 2014. GDP is the monetary value of all […]

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Rwanda financial inclusion figures significantly shoots up

A FinScope 2015-16 survey indicate that the number of Rwandans who are financially included has increased up to 89%. The findings were released by Rwanda Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning in partnership with National Bank and Access to Finance Rwanda on March 3, 2016 in Kigali. FinScope survey is a yard- stick that provides […]

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Uganda students borrow a leaf from Rwanda

A team of University girls’ students and staff, members of CEDA International organization from Uganda visit to emulate Rwanda’s way of empowering women in the society. The group comprising of 29 students toured the Parliament of Rwanda on January 27 2016 for insights. Rwandan women parliamentarians briefed the group on the importance of women empowerment […]

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Thousands engage in campaign against illicit drugs in Gatsibo

Thousands of residents of Gatsibo District including the majority youth, converged at the Teachers Training Centre in Kabarore Sector to witness the public destruction of varied contrabands of illicit substances and to participate in the mass campaign against drug abuse. The exercise was also attended by the district Mayor, Richard Gasana and other local leaders, […]

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Rwanda’s TVET system commendable- Wallonia CEO

The CEO of the Wallonia Export-Investment Agency (AWEX) Pascale Delcomminette, commended Rwanda’s effort to empower youth through TVET to attain country’s development goals. For first hand, she toured Kavumu Vocational Training center (Nyanza district), one of the schools that receive support from the Belgian Common TVET Support Program (Programme d’Appui à la Formation Professionnelle-PAFP). Madame […]

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Rwanda’s economy to grow by 7%

Rwanda’s growth projections for 2015 have been revised upward from 6.5 percent to 7 percent. The development comes after completion of the fourth Policy Support Instrument (PSI) review between Rwanda and the International Monetary Fund. “Economic performance in 2015 has been stronger than expected, with growth in the first half of the year averaging 7.3 […]

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Government launches Cell-level Land Use Maps

In a bid to boost land use plans, Rwanda Natural Resources Authority (RNRA) launched cell-level land use maps in Butare cell. Celebrations held in partnership with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Butare Cell, Ngoma Sector, Huye District, and Southern Province bringing together all local leaders. The Minister of Natural Resources Honorable Vincent […]

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Fishermen up Lake surveillance to protect aquatic animals

Fishing cooperatives operating in Lake Kivu have vowed to stand up against any illegal activity in and around Rwanda’s largest water body to preserve species. They also committed to strengthen their partnership with Police to further improve the security and sustainability of the lake. The collective vow was made recently during a meeting that Rwanda […]

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