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Uganda students borrow a leaf from Rwanda

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 […]

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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Over 600 000 out of poverty in Rwanda

The National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda released the key findings of the Fourth Household Living Conditions Survey (EICV4:2014) that gauges the living standards of Rwandans and gives a picture of the country’s progress in poverty reduction. According to the report, since 2011, poverty levels have reduced by 5.8 per cent from 44.9 per cent […]

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Rwanda signs airbus contract amid Europe route vision

RwandaAir, the national flag carrier of Rwanda signed a firm contract with Airbus for two Airbus A330 Family aircraft to enable the airline commence European routes. The agreement to acquire A330-200 and a larger A330-300, firms up a commitment announced by RwandAir earlier this year. The development will see RwandAir become a new Airbus customer […]

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Rwanda’s AIDS-related deaths decrease 78% since 2005

Rwanda has registered a 78% decrease of people succumbing to AIDS over the past 10 years. This was revealed in a two day science workshop in Kigali that showcased HIV key findings and discussed new recommendations towards fighting the virus, affirmed that between 2004 and 2014, deaths related to fully blown AIDS declined while Rwanda […]

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Rwanda to celebrate culture heritage through crop yields

In a bid to promote the Rwandan culture of valuing and celebrating achievements and crop yields from the country’s soil, the country has organised Umuganura celebration. Umuganura, which is literally translated as National Harvest Day In English Will be held on August 7, 2015 in Nyagatare District, Eastern Province. Through the Ministry of Sports and […]

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