EMIR OF QATAR’S STATE VISIT SEEKS NEW AFRICAN ALLIES

EMIR OF QATAR’S STATE VISIT SEEKS NEW AFRICAN ALLIES

Highlights of the Emir of Qatar’s state visit to Rwanda and his arrival in Nigeria. 

His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, spent the last few days visiting Rwanda before jetting off to Nigeria.

In Rwanda, President Kagame hosted the Emir for Tête-à-Tête. Both

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RWANDA REJECTS UGANDA CEMENT BECAUSE OF FAILED QUALITY STANDARDS

RWANDA REJECTS UGANDA CEMENT BECAUSE OF FAILED QUALITY STANDARDS

Rwanda claims Uganda cement company failed to meet quality standards

The most recent victim of the current diplomatic fall out between Uganda and Rwanda is an Ugandan cement company – Hima Cement Ltd.

According to Rwanda Revenue Authorities, it blocked Uganda cement exports from Hima Cement Ltd; because it failed

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RWANDA AIRLINE ARRIVES KINSHASA, CONGO

RWANDA AIRLINE ARRIVES KINSHASA, CONGO

Kinshasa International Airport welcomes the inaugural flight of Rwanda Airline with a traditional water salute upon arrival!

The plane flew from Kigali International Airport to N’djili International Airport in Congo. N’djili International Airport, also known as N’djili Airport and Kinshasa International Airport, serves the city of Kinshasa. In essence, 

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RWANDA GOVERNMENT TO REVAMP RUSUMO BORDER

RWANDA GOVERNMENT TO REVAMP RUSUMO BORDER

Revamping of Rwanda Biggest border set to kick-off after tour by government officials

Plans are in motion for the revamping of Rusumo border by the Rwanda Government. The aim of the revamp is to boost trade and also increase their capacity to cope with the growing traffic of cargo.

The …

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BANK OF KIGALI SECURE FUNDS TO BOOST SMEs IN RWANDA

BANK OF KIGALI SECURE FUNDS TO BOOST SMEs IN RWANDA

Bank of Kigali secure Rwf30bn from the European Investment Bank to boost SMEs.

Rwanda Bank of Kigali has secure Rwf30bn from the European Investment Bank. This funds is to support  Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and further promote the nation SMEs for locals.

The deal was signed during the ongoing …

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IMPORTANCE OF RWANDA DNA DATABASES FOR ALL CITIZENS

IMPORTANCE OF RWANDA DNA DATABASES FOR ALL CITIZENS

Rwanda Government is considering creating a database for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and biometric data for all Rwandans

Rwanda is making plan to introduce DNA Database to its citizens. This is after Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye disclosed the information during the ‘Justice Week’ in kigali.

The aim …

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RWANDA LAUNCHES FIRST EVER SATELLITE

RWANDA LAUNCHES FIRST EVER SATELLITE

Rwanda and telecommunication giant One Web have launched the first ever satellite in the country

The global Satellite named ‘Icyerekezo’ by students from Groupe Secondaire St Pierre Nkombo; – the school which will be the first to benefit from Internet provided by the Rwanda satellite. The Rwanda satellite will connect

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RWANDA SIGNS US$400m METHANE GAS PRODUCTION DEAL

RWANDA SIGNS US$400m METHANE GAS PRODUCTION DEAL

Rwanda signs deal to extract methane gas from Lake Kivu

The Rwanda government have signed a US$400 million deal with Gasmeth Energy Ltd to extract, process, compress and also bottle methane gas from Lake Kivu. The signing of the seven years deal took place on Friday 1st February 2019 but …

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RWANDA CALLS FOR DEEP AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST CONTINENT’S ECONOMY

RWANDA CALLS FOR DEEP AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP TO BOOST CONTINENT’S ECONOMY

Rwanda calls for African partnership to help boost African economy.

Rwanda, the landlocked East African country recently held a Trade Facilitation and Manufacturing forum in Kigali. At the forum, Rwandan top officials stressed on the need for deeper African partnership especially between its fellow East African neighbours. The Forum served …

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RWANDA AND ALIBABA GROUP SIGN AGREEMENT TO HELP BOOST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

RWANDA AND ALIBABA GROUP SIGN AGREEMENT TO HELP BOOST ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Rwanda and Alibaba sign an electronic world trade platform (eWTP) agreement to help boost economy.

The Rwandan government and Alibaba Group, a leading international online commerce company; have signed three (3) Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) to help boost the country’s economy.

Under the agreement, Alibaba have also established an electronic …

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ISAKA-KIGALI RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION TO KICK-OFF IN DECEMBER

ISAKA-KIGALI RAILWAY CONSTRUCTION TO KICK-OFF IN DECEMBER

Construction of Isaka-Kigali railway to begin in December after both Tanzania and Rwanda agree deal.

The proposed construction of Isaka-Kigali railway will kick-off in december 2018. This was announce after both Tanzania and Rwanda conclude plans on the railway construction. Meanwhile, the only item remaining is the appointment of a …

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RWANDA GOVERNMENT STEP UP CENTRES FOR UNESCO RECOMMENDATION

RWANDA GOVERNMENT STEP UP CENTRES FOR UNESCO RECOMMENDATION

Rwanda government making plans to train experts that will prepare documentation for Heritage sites.

Rwandan government is stepping up plans for to register its centers on UNESCO World Heritage sites. This plans will involve training local experts which will prepare a documentation. Meanwhile, The documentation will be on four Genocide …

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CONSORTIUM TO SPEND US$200M ON HOUSING UNIT IN RWANDA

CONSORTIUM TO SPEND US$200M ON HOUSING UNIT IN RWANDA

Consortium set to spend  US$200m on 10,000 affordable housing units in Rwanda.

A consortium group is set to spend up to US$200m on housing project in Rwanda. The housing project will have over 10,000 affordable housing units. It will also contribute to the shortage of homes in Kigali.

The consortium …

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RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BANK UNVEIL NEW HOUSING PROJECT

RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BANK UNVEIL NEW HOUSING PROJECT

BRD unveil plans for the new housing project in kigali.

Rwanda development bank (BRD) has unveil a new housing project as part of its plans to help the nation. It will also help solve the shortage of affordable housing in the country.

The project is part of a 2016 partnership …

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NEW ROAD CONSTRUCTION SET TO BOOST TRADE IN RWANDA

NEW ROAD CONSTRUCTION SET TO BOOST TRADE IN RWANDA

Construction of new road set to boost economy trade in Rwanda

The construction of the new Road is an exciting news to residents. It will also be the first tarmac road which will begin before the end of the year according to the Head of State.

Minister for Infrastructure, Claver …

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UNI STUDENTS USE CONCRETE TO PRODUCE WOOD-LIKE FURNITURE IN RWANDA

UNI STUDENTS USE CONCRETE TO PRODUCE WOOD-LIKE FURNITURE IN RWANDA

University students make groundbreaking innovation that see concrete been used to produce wood-like furniture.

Three university students has use cement to produce wood-like garden tables and chairs. It is aim to help reduce the number of trees that are obtain to make furniture. The students, Aime Jules Simbi, Tharcisse Ndahimana …

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NATIONAL ARCHIVES CENTRE CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN RWANDA

NATIONAL ARCHIVES CENTRE CONSTRUCTION BEGINS IN RWANDA

Construction of National archives centre in Rwanda kick-off which will be the central point of reference for the country’s records.

Construction of a National archive centre in Rwanda has kick-off. The Centre which is will be build in Kacyiru below Rwanda Broadcasting Agency. It will also be the central point …

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CONSTRUCTION OF NGOMA STADIUM SET TO KICK-OFF IN RWANDA

CONSTRUCTION OF NGOMA STADIUM SET TO KICK-OFF IN RWANDA

Ngoma stadium construction set to kick-off this week after plans was agreed.

Finalization are set to kick-off next week for the construction of Ngoma stadium in Rwanda. The project which comes as a joy to the community will be worth  $9 million (around Rwf8 billion). It will also have a …

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