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Rwanda to raise domestic financing to 68.3 percent in new budget

Rwanda's domestic financing is expected to reach 68.3 percent in the upcoming 2019-2020 fiscal year, up from 67 percent in the current fiscal year,...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Data gaps challenge to implementation of UN Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

Lack of updated data on national levels, which is necessary to enable efficient monitoring of progress, is one of the main challenges to implementing...
Red Cross

Red Cross urges African countries to protect people during armed conflicts

An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged African countries to ensure that people are protected during times...
cryptocurrencies

Rwanda makes arrest over cryptocurrency scam

A Rwandan businessman has been detained over allegations of engaging in cryptocurrency scam business, Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) said on Friday. "RIB...
Agriculture Produce

Rwanda pledges more support to youth in agri-business ventures

Rwanda looks forward to supporting more investments in youth agribusiness opportunities, Rwandan minister of agriculture said Wednesday. "The government of Rwanda actively...
International Day Of Families

Rwanda marks International Day of Families with awareness campaigns

Rwanda on Thursday marked the International Day of Families in sectors countrywide, with public gatherings to promote awareness on addressing challenges affecting family welfare. ...
Science Water Shortage

Rwanda targets to extend clean water to 89 percent next fiscal year

The Rwandan government targets to extend clean water to 89 percent of residents in the fiscal year 2019-2020, up from the current 87.6 percent,...
Rwandan Foreign Minister Richard Sezibera speaks at a press briefing in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, April 30, 2019. Rwanda has detained Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara, who claims himself as the head of Rwanda rebel group National Liberation Force (NLF), Richard Sezibera said here Tuesday. NLF is a military wing of a Rwanda opposition political party, the Rwandan Movement for Democratic Change led by Rwandan dissident Paul Rusesabagina, known for protecting people during 1994's Rwandan genocide as a manager of Hotel des Mille Collines. (Xinhua/Lyu Tianran)

Rwanda: rebel group leader held

Rwanda has detained Callixte Nsabimana alias Sankara, who claims to be the head of Rwanda rebel group National Liberation Force (NLF), Rwanda foreign minister...
budget

Rwanda’s 2019-2020 fiscal Budget Increased

Rwanda plans to increase government budget by 291.7 billion Rwandan francs (about 320 million U.S. dollars) in the next fiscal year, said finance minister...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, his wife Jeannette Kagame, African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial during the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

Rwanda calls for unity as genocide commemoration mourning weekends

Rwanda's National Consultative Forum of Political Organizations has called on Rwandan politicians to promote unity of Rwandans at a ceremony to close the...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, his wife Jeannette Kagame, African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial during the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

Rwandan Journalists Remembers Colleagues Who Perished During the Genocide

Rwandan media practitioners on Tuesday evening paid homage to the journalists killed in the 1994's genocide as part of a 100-day commemoration starting on...
A young Rwandan lights the candle for Rwandan President Paul Kagame at a night vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

Rwandan Leader Praises Macron’s Effort in Unravelling France Involvement in 1994 Genocide

Efforts made by French president Emmanuel Macron is "significant progress" towards investigating France's role in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, Rwandan...
A young Rwandan lights the candle for Rwandan President Paul Kagame at a night vigil to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

Rwanda Marks 25th Anniversary of Genocide

Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame, his wife Jeannette Kagame, African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial during the commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi, in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on April 7, 2019. Rwandans on Sunday started the commemoration to mark the 25th anniversary of the 1994 genocide that left over 1 million people dead, mainly ethnic Tutsis, with President Pual Kagame calling for continued efforts to transform the country. (Xinhua/Office of the President of Rwanda)

Rwanda organises vigil for victims of 1994 Genocide

Rwandan people on Sunday night gathered at Amahoro National Stadium in capital city Kigali for a night vigil to remember and honor some 1...
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Rwanda and UN Prepare for Early Release of Genocide Convict

Rwanda and the UN International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals (Mechanism) are set to get over the early release of a genocide convict following...
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Jumia Africa Sets Eyes on African Markets with focus on Chinese companies

Africa's leading e-commerce platform Jumia has said it will be "100 percent Africa" for now and the future, and will not target markets outside...
African CEOs

African CEOs deliberate on Africa’s private Sector Challenges

About 1,500 participants, including Africa's top CEOs, international investors, experts and high-level policy makers, are meeting in Rwandan capital city Kigali from Monday to...
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Rwanda and Uganda Will Remain Friends Regardless of Challenges

Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Saturday said he prefers Rwanda and Uganda to be friends and allies rather than each other's troublemaker. His comment...
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Matters hindering Rwanda-Uganda relations shall be resolved

Rwanda's relationship with Uganda is not at its best currently, but all matters hindering the relationship shall be resolved, Rwandan foreign minister Richard Sezibera...
Participants in the African Partnership Flight Rwanda pose for a group photo in Kigali, Rwanda, March 4, 2019. Hosted by the Rwanda Defence Force and U.S. Air Forces Africa, APF Rwanda's focus is on sharing best practices for flight, ground, and weapon safety. APF Rwanda participants include military representatives from Rwanda, the United States, Cameroon, Ghana, Senegal, and Zambia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Timothy Moore)

U.S. Air Forces in aviation workshop with African countries

A five-day aviation workshop co-hosted by Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) and U.S. Air Forces Africa (AFAFRICA) kicked off in Rwandan capital Kigali on Monday. The...
genocide

Rwanda’s Genocide Memorial Launch Echoes on Unity

Rwanda's National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) on Friday launched activities in the run-up to the 25th commemoration of 1994's Rwandan genocide...

Ghanaian MC to host the biggest bridal trade show in Rwanda

Ghanaian Wedding MC, Kwesi Pratt Yamoah also known as Myster Pratt has received a congenial invitation to co-host the maiden edition of the East...
Mo Ibrahim Foundation

Ibrahim Governance Weekend: slated for 5-7 April 2019

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF) has announced that its flagship annual event, the Ibrahim Governance Weekend (IGW), will be held from 5-7 April 2019,...
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Three inmates shot dead in southern Rwanda in jailbreak

Three inmates were shot dead at Huye prison in southern Rwanda after they attempted to escape, prisons authorities said on Thursday. ...
China-Rwanda Friendship Cup Photo Contest

China-Rwanda photo contest concludes

The China-Rwanda Friendship Cup Photo Contest concluded in Rwanda's capital city of Kigali, on Saturday with an awarding ceremony. The month-long contest jointly hosted by...
plastic surgeons

Rwanda’s military hospital to train more plastic surgeons to fill manpower gap

Rwanda Military Hospital on Thursday said it will work as a training center in plastic surgery for a regional non-profit training body, the College...
Education

Rwanda Forbids Secondary Schools to Increase Tuition Fee

The Rwandan government announced on Wednesday a ban on increasing school tuition for students in public secondary schools and government-aided schools ahead of the...
Ebola

Rwanda Embarks on Ebola Prevention Training

Rwanda's ministry of health said Tuesday it has intensified exercises to enhance the medical personnel's and other stakeholders' readiness to prevent and manage Ebola...
Education

Rwanda bans tuition hike in public secondary schools, government-aided schools

The Rwandan government announced on Wednesday a ban on increasing school tuition for students in public secondary schools and government-aided schools ahead of the...
Rwanda

Rwanda welcomes closing investigation of Rwandan officials into ex-president’s plane crash on eve of...

Rwandan government on Monday said it welcomes French judges' decision to close the investigation of nine Rwandan officials for former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana's...