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DRC, Rwanda meet to scale up cross boarder trading

DRC, Rwanda meet to scale up cross boarder trading

A delegation of officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo is in Kigali city for a three-day technical bilateral meeting to harmonize the lists of common traded goods under the COMESA Simplified Trade Regime (STR) The move is aimed at facilitating the movement of small cross border traders between the two countries. The main objective […]

Kenya activists commend Rwanda Isange One stop Centre

A delegation from the Africa UNiTE Kenya, visited Isange One stop Centre situated at the Police Hospital in Kacyiru, and commended the achievements registered by the centre in responding to Gender Based Violence (GBV) issues. The delegation composed of officials from Gender Commission, civil society, and UN women, is in the country for a five-day […]

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Experts in Kigali on financing climate compatible development conference

International experts from across Asia, Africa, Latin America and Caribbean are in Kigali for a South-South learning exchange on financing climate compatible development. More than 50 countries are establishing national funds dedicated to coordinating and mobilising climate finance. The three day meeting will provide Rwanda with the chance to share its success in establishing the […]

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World Bank gauges Rwanda fast economic growth

World Bank has launched the new Rwanda Economic Update (REU) which projects an economic growth rate of 7.4percent in 2015 and 7.6percent in 2016. The report projects Rwanda’s poverty rate to decline from 63percent in 2011 to 54percent in 2016, thus moving approximately one million people above the poverty rate, according to the report unveiled […]

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Dutch Ambassador concludes Rwanda mission

The outgoing Dutch Ambassador to Rwanda, Leoni Cuelenaere called on Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame to bid him farewell as her tour of duty comes to an end. After discussing with Kagame on July 10, in Kigali Cuelenaere said: “As I leave this beautiful country, I am happy that the relationship between Rwanda and my country […]

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Rwanda peacekeepers receive awards in Juba

Rwanda Aviation Unit III serving under United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) held a UN Medal parade award ceremony in Juba, the Capital City of South Sudan. Deputy Special Representative (DSR) of UN Secretary General Mr Mustapha Sumare presented and decorated medals to Rwanda Aviation Unit Peacekeepers on July 10, 2015 for having served […]

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RNP welcomes officers from Haiti peacekeeping mission

Rwanda National Police (RNP) has welcomed back a contingent of 140 officers that returned home after successfully completing a one year peacekeeping mission under the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH). The returned contingent under Rwanda Formed Police Unit five (RWAFPU V) include 17 females and was led Commissioner of Police Bruce Munyambo as […]

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Gambia police force discuss partnership with Rwanda counterparts

The Gambian Inspector General of Police, (IGP) Ben Wilson is in Rwanda to gauge and strengthen relationship with their Rwandan counterparts in Kigali. The Gambian IGP, Wilson, said that the relationship between RNP and The Gambian police started in March last year when IGP Gasana invited his Gambian counterpart. “Three months later, the two forces […]

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US Ambassador to Rwanda commends Police efforts towards safety, security

The US Ambassador to Rwanda, Erica Barks-Ruggles, has commended Rwanda National Police (RNP) for its high-level professionalism and commitment to upgrade skills of its officers, which has enabled the force to sustain the peace and security of Rwanda. She was speaking on July 6, during her visit of the Police Training School in Gishari, Rwamagana […]

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First lady inaugurates Nyanza Genocide survivors’ homes

The first lady, Jeannette Kagame, on Friday inaugurated five new homes for elderly and needy genocide widows and widowers in Nyanza district. Inaugurated on July 3, the fully furnished houses were constructed by RDF Reserve Force in partnership with Genocide Survivors Assistance Fund (FARG), Imbuto Foundation, Genocide Widows Association (AVEGA) and partners. All beneficiaries were […]

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