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Ireland delegation hails Rwanda efforts in fighting gender based violence

Ireland delegation hails Rwanda efforts in fighting gender based violence

A delegation from Police Service of Northern Ireland has commended Rwanda’s strategies to fight Gender Based Violence (GBV) in the country. The remarks where made by the head of delegation Inspector Richard Brown while touring Isange One Stop Centre at Rwanda National Police (RNP) which was designed to tackle GBV on May 27, 2015 in […]

Uganda, Rwanda police forces in disaster management drive

Uganda police force is in the Rwanda to devise ways of jointly responding to bouts of disasters with their counterparts in both the countries. The force is visiting to take part in a Command Post Exercise (CPX) code named “Save Life” on disaster management at Rwanda Police Training School (PTS) Gishari, Rwamagana. Uganda’s High Commissioner […]

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New Export Guarantee Fund to Spur Economic Growth- Minister Kanimba

Rwanda’s Minister of trade and Industry François Kanimba said plans to set up a new Export Guarantee Fund in the next Fiscal budget year are underway. The Export Fund will help local exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. The fund will operate within […]

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Burundian refugees face no epidemic risk- UNHCR 

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has asserted that Rwanda has effectively responded to the influx of several thousand refugees from Burundi over the last two months. The remarks were made by Dr. Azam Saber, the UNHCR country representative 19 May 2015, while discussing with Rwanda’s Minister of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) Seraphine Mukantabana. […]

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Gasana urges new police cadets to uphold professionalism

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Emmanuel K. Gasana has welcomed the recently graduated Police cadet officers and urged them to uphold professionalism at all times. IGP Gasana said this on May 18, while briefing the 462 officer graduates who had just returned from one week break ahead of being deployed in different departments and […]

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Dutch companies to boost TVET in Rwanda

Africa in motion foundation, Max Koffi and PersCe Company, Leon Van Belle from the Netherlands announced plans to explore possibilities of creating partnerships with key stake holders in Technical Vocation Education and Training (TVET) in Rwanda. The partnership aims to setup several practical oriented woodworking training centers and other sectors. According to Koffi, the purpose […]

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World Bank commends Isange One Stop Centre

The World Bank Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, Sri Mulyani Indrawati hailed Isange One Stop Centre as an excellent model which offers hope to victims of gender based violence (GBV). While visiting the centre on May 15, 2015 Indrawati, noted that offering such high level services to victims of GBV is important in the […]

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World Bank seek deep partnership with Rwanda

The World Bank Group has disclosed plans to strengthen partnership with Rwanda in the area of development towards the country’s ambitious plan in eradicating poverty in five years time. This was disclosed by the World Bank Group Managing Director, Sri Mulyani Indrawat on May 14, while discussing with President Paul Kagame in Kigali. “We have […]

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Rwanda: Kwibuka21 to focus on fighting Genocide denial and revisionism

On 7 April 2015, Rwandans across the country will commemorate the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi for the 21st time. They will honour the million lives lost in a hundred days. Known as ‘Kwibuka’ – the Kinyarwanda word for ‘remember’ – this year’s commemoration will focus on fighting Genocide denial and revisionism. Both the mourning […]

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Rwanda: Government in disaster management drive

Seraphine Mukantabana, the Minister of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDMAR) launched a web portal that will raise national wide awareness on disaster preparedness. The move will facilitate disaster data and information sharing as well as improve response to disasters. “The web portal will help the public to get accurate information that can guide them […]

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