UPGRADING WORK ON RWANDA CRICKET FACILITY TO COST Rwf100MILLION

Rwanda cricket association has announced plan on an oval of it facility at a construction cost worth Rwf100million to meet international standards.

The 140 square-meter facility Upgrade fund is expected to come from the Cricket Association’s development budget, but negotiations with sponsors to support the project are underway.

The first

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RSSB ANNOUNCED HOUSING PLAN FOR RWANDA CITIZENS

Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) has announced it’s plans to address growing deficit of affordable housing in the City of Kigali.

The plans involves targeting availing properties valued at not more that Rwf35m which is the threshold for affordable houses in the country according to Rwanda Housing Authority.

The pension

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THREE DAMS HAS BEEN IRRIGATED IN RWANDA WORTH US$20M

Three dams in Rwamagana District in Rwanda has been irrigated, following the rehabilitation that took over one year.

The dam irrigation which is worth around US$20 million was funded by the Japanese Government.

It is expected to have a rehabilitation of two storage dams of Cyimpima and Gashara, and construction

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RWANDA CEMENT MARKET GETS NEW PLAYER FROM KENYA FIRM

A Kenya cement firm National Cement Company under the brand name Simba has debuted into the Rwanda cement market as one of the new cement players.

The firm said their entry into the local market is partially due to the pace of development and infrastructure establishment in the country, which

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KIGALI CITY PLANS TO ESTABLISH SLUDGE TREATMENT PLANT IN RWANDA

The city of Kigali is in the process of establishing a fecal sludge treatment plant in Masaka sector of Kicukiro District after signing a partnership with Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC).

The new treatment plant will be expected to receive the 200 cubic metres of fecal matter per day. Currently,

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PRIME CEMENT TO BRIDGE RWANDA CEMENT SUPPLY DEFICIT

Prime Cement, a new player in the industry is aiming to help solve Rwanda’s Cement challenges after officially announcing the start of commercial production of cement on September 1 2020.

The company with its new US$40-million factory located in Musanze District in the Northern Province plans to bridge the cement

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RWANDA GOVT. SAY 22,000 CLASSROOM CONSTRUCTION NEARLY COMPLETED

Rwanda Ministry of Education has announced that the ongoing countrywide classroom construction programme is at an advanced level.

According to the Statement by the Ministry, “The ongoing countrywide school construction of the Rwanda Quality Basic Education for Human Development project phase 1 is at 81% on single story classrooms, 85%

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RWANDA GOVT. TO BUILD ARTIFICIAL LAKE TO BOOST TOURISM

The plan to build a man-made artificial lake has been outline by Musanze District in Rwanda to boost tourism.

According to reports, the projects, which will be financed by Belgian development agency Enabel, will have a budget of over Rwf 4 billion, according to Andrew Rucyahana Mpuhwe, Vice Mayor in

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KIZIGURO GENOCIDE MEMORIAL SITE UPGRADE BEGINS IN RWANDA

The upgrading of Kiziguro Genocide Memorial Site has kick-off in Rwanda. The Kiziguro Genocide Memorial which was created on 11th April 1995, is a resting place to more than 14,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi.

Mayor of Gatsibo District, which is part of former Murambi Commune, Richard

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RWANDA GOVT. TO RESTORE KANYONYOMBA BRIDGE

kanyonyomba Bridge

Rwanda Governmemt is discussing plans to restore kanyonyomba Bridge which was ruptured last week following heavy rains that left the river flooded. The bridge has for more than a week paralyzed movement between the two Eastern Province districts.

Rwanda Transport Development Agency (RTDA) officials after visiting the site said Bugesera

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WORLD BANK SUPPORTING RWANDA DEGRADED WETLANDS

Rwanda degraded wetlands

Rwanda secure funds from World Bank for degraded wetlands improvement.

World Bank will help restore degraded wetlands of Rwanda state capital Kigali. This state was made public by the Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA).

According to REMA, the fund from World Bank will help restore Gikondo Industrial Zone which has

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RWANDA AND DR CONGO SIGN CONTRACT FOR METHANE GAS RESOURCE

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Picture from the signing of Lake Kivu Methane gas resources development between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have signed a Validation Act. This Validation Act is to review the Management Prescriptions for the development of Lake Kivu Methane gas resources.

The

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RWANDA TO BEGIN THE CONSTRUCTION OF REMERA SPORTS HUB

The government of Rwanda plans to develop a sports hub in Remera.

The Minister of Infrastructure, Claver Gatete, disclosed the report that at least 35 hectare in Remera, in which Amahoro National Stadium and Kigali Arena are located will get a face-lift so as to produce the Remera Sports Hub.

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RWANDA’s MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT ASSESS COUNTRY INFRASTRUCTURE DURING TOUR

Lower House begins infrastructure tour around the nation.

Rwanda Members of Parliaments (MPs) to begin tour around the nation basic infrastructural facilities. The tour which kick-off today 6 January 2020 is aimed at assessing projects that have been driving the economic development in the nation.

It will also aimed at

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RWANDA GOVT. SIGN DEAL WITH NETHERLANDS FOR PORT CONSTRUCTION

Port construction at Lake kivu

Government of Rwanda sign grant with Netherland for port construction at Lake Kivu

Plans are in motion for the construction of four ports at Lake Kivu. This was announced by Rwanda Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning (MINECOFIN) via its official twitter handle.

The project will have a grant agreement …

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RUSSIA TO DEVELOP A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN RWANDA

Russia takes a practical step by building a nuclear power plant for Rwanda.

After the Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia and Rwanda finalized on a deal to promote the use of nuclear energy in Rwanda. The deal was first initiated in December 2018, but was concluded after the summit. The …

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RWANDA LAUNCHES ENTIRELY MADE IN AFRICA SMARTPHONES

RWANDA LAUNCHES ENTIRELY MADE IN AFRICA SMARTPHONES

Welcome to the era of MADE IN AFRICA.

Yes!!! Rwanda is changing the narrative of Africa. Smartphones in Africa will soon lose its “Made in China” label; as Rwanda recently launched Africa’s first ever smartphone manufacturing plant in Kigali.

In a bid to focus on ICT and also becoming a …

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