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World Bank gender advisor visits Rwanda

World Bank gender advisor visits Rwanda

  The Director of Gender and Development at the World Bank Group Dr. Jeni Klugman, visited  Rwanda with the aim of devising ways to further empower Rwandan women in skills development through vocation training under an umbrella Adolescent Girls Initiative(AGI). AGI is a Rwandan initiative that focuses on promoting the economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls […]

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, […]

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Umuganda legacy bringing harmony and development among Rwandans

Every last Saturday mornings of each month Rwanda holds community work known as Umuganda where locals across the country commit to cleaning as they also get to each other.   This day is also dedicated to fixing and repairing— clearing bushes, repairing, feeder roads, building houses for the homeless, building schools, sweeping and clogged drainages […]

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Rwanda: Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa injects $10m in road project

Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA) has injected $10 million in offsetting the rehabilitation of Huye-Kitabi road project in Rwanda. The Huye-Kitabi road rehabilitation project will be co-financed by BADEA, Saudi Fund as well as the OPEC fund to a tune of US$ 36million. The financing agreement was signed between the BADEA and […]

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Japan International Cooperation Agency hails Rwanda’s development efforts

The Director General for Africa at Japan’s International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Mr. Eiji Inui Rwanda to evaluate a partnership between the two countries that has impacted Rwanda’s social economic development.   While discussing with Mrs. Mary Baine the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, this June 2013 Mr. Inui applauded Rwanda’s […]

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Rwanda: Canadian company ventures mining project

Solomon Resources Ltd. — a Canadian public company that has focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of tin, niobium and tantalum projects in Rwanda has revealed its preliminary exploration of the Rurembo Tin Project in the Rwanda on January 7, 2013. The preliminary exploration program was directed at establishing a solid foundation for conventional […]

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Rwanda  : Sorwathe moving in line with Rwanda’s 2020 vision

Sorwathe is the largest tea factory in Rwanda, producing 80% of tea that is mostly exported. It produces black tea, green tea, white tea, authentic tea and organic tea. The Annual production is around 3 million kilos of Black Tea which is 15% of Rwanda’s production. Sorwathe is located in Rwanda’s North Province, about 70 […]

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