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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,...
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...
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...
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Johannesburg Adopts Rwanda’s Clean Up Campaign

Johannesburg city mayor Herman Mashaba has said the cleanup campaign which they copied from Rwanda is bearing fruit with improvement in cleanliness of the...
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)

AU Urge Africans to Renew Their Pledge as They Remember Victims

As Africa marks the 25th Anniversary of the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, the African Union (AU) has called on Africans to renew...
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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China’s BRI Expanding Trade in Africa With Infrastructure Where the West Has Failed: Djibouti

Djibouti Port Director: The BRI Has Vastly Expanded All African Trade and Development Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority, told...
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Rwandan and Ugandan Dispute to be handled by East African Law Body

The East African Law Society (EALS), a regional bar representing lawyers from across the East African Community (EAC) member states, on Wednesday offered 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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Africa Basketball World Cup Qualifiers: Rwanda to Push Senegal Hard

Rwanda team may have lost their chance to qualify for the FIBA basketball World Cup 2019 in China but head coach Vladimir Bosnjak says...
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,...
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...
Pierre Nkurunziza

Burundian president asks for leaders’ summit to ease tension with Rwanda

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza said Friday that an extraordinary summit of heads of state of the East African Community (EAC) is needed to ease...
Education

Completion of primary education in Rwanda lags

Completion and learning lag in Rwanda's primary education despite relatively high gross enrollment ratio compared with other Sub-Saharan African countries, according to a World...

Rwanda to bury some bodies of genocide victims preserved in memorial centers

Rwanda could bury some bodies of victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi preserved in different memorial centers due to the difficulty of preservation,...
climate change

Rwanda Unveils Paris Agreement On Climate Change Plan

Rwanda on Monday launched Nationally Determined Contribution Partnership Plan that seeks to guide the country's implementation of its commitments to the Paris Agreement on...

Rwandan Prime Minister Calls For Global Commitments To Address Family Planning Challenges

Rwandan Prime Minister Édouard Ngirente has called for continued investment in family planning at the opening of the International Conference on Family Planning (ICFP)...

Rwanda and AFDB Signs A €229 Million Loan Agreement To Expand Electricity Projects

The Government of Rwanda has signed a €229.20 million funding agreement with the African Development Bank to support the country’s program to improve...
AfDB

AfDB Charts A Roadmap To Integrate The Development Of Eastern Africa

The African Development Bank has approved the East Africa Regional Integration Strategy Paper laying out the roadmap for accelerating regional integration with infrastructure development...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

Graduates Charged To Produce Relevant Research To Promote Sustainable Development

African graduates have been urged to produce research that can be implemented to promote sustainable development, not that which would gather dust on shelves....

Latest World Bank Review Indicates Unchanged Quality Of Policies In Africa

The average quality of policies and institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa was broadly unchanged in 2017, according to the latest review by the World Bank....
cattle

Unidentified disease kills over 100 cattle in eastern Rwanda

Livestock farmers and veterinary officers in eastern Rwanda have been baffled by an unidentified disease that they say has killed more than 100 cows...
Cement

Rwanda to import more cement from region to cover shortage

Rwanda's Ministry of Trade and Industry has asked cement dealers to import more from regional countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to offset the...
aviation

Rwanda receives aviation safety recognition

Rwanda on Tuesday received a certificate of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in recognition of its efforts in resolving aviation safety oversight deficiencies...