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Eight point new agenda for Africa’s Competitiveness launched

Eight point new agenda for Africa’s Competitiveness launched

As the continent struggles through shocks of falling commodity prices and decline of oil prices, the close of the world Economic Forum on Africa in Kigali has seen the launch of an eight point agenda. The agenda World Economic Forum, African Development Bank, OECD and World Bank is expected to raise levels of economic competitiveness […]

Africa Considering Rwanda’s Magic On Women Inclusion

Africa’s men should not pride in dominating women because this doesn’t mean they are smarter, President Paul Kagame has warned. “Our problem is women are behind the men and the men are behind the rest of the world,” Kagame said during a panel discussion on Africa’s fourth Industrial Revolution at the World Economic Forum on […]

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Remembering Politicians As Commemoration Week Ends

The Rwanda flag will tomorrow be raised to full mast and the country will return to normal business. Events for the commemoration of genocide against Tutsi end today. Rwandans and friends of Rwanda will gather at Rebero memorial site in Kicukiro district this evening where politicians were massacred during the genocide for going against bad […]

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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 […]

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Rwanda’s Maximum Security Prison Turns Into Museum

Rwanda’s largest and oldest maximum security prison, commonly known as 1930, will become a Museum by June this year. Kigali Central Prison, located in the heart of Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, is going to be a touristic site for both local and foreign visitors to learn more about the country through this historic facility. Kigali City […]

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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 commits to SDGs agenda

Rwanda has remained committed to devising ways of eradicating hunger and poverty figures down further from the figures the government previously achieved— designed goals of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Rwanda goal of the EDPRS 2 is growth acceleration and poverty reduction through four thematic areas including economic transformation, rural development, productivity and youth […]

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Mugombwa Parish: Where Burundian Refugees Rampaged On Their Tutsi Hosts

Within two days and about one-half hour of grenade explosions, a hilly region in southern Rwanda changed forever. It was April 20-21, 1994. The horrific massacre also led to conviction of the only women for rape. Welcome to Mugombwa catholic parish located about 5km from the Rwanda-Burundi border. Mugombwa catholic parish was in Muganza commune, […]

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USAID-Ejo Heza ngo ibasigiye ubumenyi buhagije

  Abafashamyumvire b’umushinga USAID-EJo Heza b’i Huye bavuga ko n’ubwo tariki 17/3/2016 uyu mushinga washoje ibikorwa byawo basigaranye impamba y’ubumenyi mu kwigira. Aba bafashamyumvire bahuguwe kwigisha gusoma no kwandika, guhinga kijyambere, gutegura indyo yuzuye, kwizigama no gukora udushinga tubyara inyungu kugira ngo bazabyigishe bagenzi babo. Fayisi Niyitegeka w’i Gasumba mu Murenge wa Maraba avuga ko […]

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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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