RWANDA GOVT. SIGN DEAL WITH NETHERLANDS FOR PORT CONSTRUCTION

RWANDA GOVT. SIGN DEAL WITH NETHERLANDS FOR PORT CONSTRUCTION

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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AFRICA’S FIRST SILICON VALLEY

AFRICA’S FIRST SILICON VALLEY

Rwanda will host Africa’s first Silicon Valley.

Kigali the capital of Rwanda is becoming one of Africa’s fastest developing cities with groundbreaking infrastructural facilities boosting the country’s economy. The Eastern African country as of late propelled Africa’s first electronic cross fringe exchange stage in collaboration with Alibaba Group’s Electronic World …

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RUSSIA TO DEVELOP A NUCLEAR POWER PLANT IN RWANDA

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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RWANDA PRIME MINISTER VISIT UNOPERATIONAL PROJECT AFTER YEARS OF COMPLETION

RWANDA PRIME MINISTER VISIT UNOPERATIONAL PROJECT AFTER YEARS OF COMPLETION

Rwanda Prime Minister visit unoperational projects but will it yield any outcome?

Rwanda Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has visited two projects that is still unoperational after completion. The projects are Burera Beach Resort Hotel in Kagogo Sector and Burera Dairy in Cyanika Sector.

The Burera Beach Resort Hotel is aimed …

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RWANDA AND ZIMBABWE SIGN MINING DEAL

RWANDA AND ZIMBABWE SIGN MINING DEAL

Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signed between Rwanda and Zimbabwe to boost mining sector.

Rwanda and Zimbabwe has sign an MoU that will aim to spur business and private sector involvement. This MoU will help the mining sector in promoting and creating more opportunities for citizens in both nations. The mining …

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RWANDA GOVT. TO INCREASE FUND FOR HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME

RWANDA GOVT. TO INCREASE FUND FOR HEALTH INSURANCE SCHEME

Mutuelle de santé scheme set to get extra fund from Rwanda government.

Rwanda Government is providing extra funds for community-based health insurance scheme. The scheme which is known as mutuelle de santé, will raised the country’s prospects of attaining universal health insurance coverage.

The fund which is worth US$10million (Rwf10billion) …

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TECHNOLOGY TO BE USED FOR RWANDA CERVICAL CANCER TREATMENT

TECHNOLOGY TO BE USED FOR RWANDA CERVICAL CANCER TREATMENT

Can the government afford to maintain the use of Artificial intelligence for cervical cancer treatment in the next 10 or 20 years?

Our world has been thoroughly transformed by digital technology. This is why Rwanda is making plans to use it for the treatment of cervical cancer for their citizens. …

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PICTURES OF AFRICA50 INFRASTRUCTURE EVENTS IN RWANDA

PICTURES OF AFRICA50 INFRASTRUCTURE EVENTS IN RWANDA

Africa50 is an infrastructure investment platform that contributes to Africa’s growth . This is through developing and investing in bankable projects, catalyzing public sector capital, and mobilizing private sector funding, with differentiated financial returns and impact. The two-day General ShareHolder Meeting is from 9-10 july in Kigali, Rwanda.

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MADAGASCAR CELEBRATES 59TH ANNIVERSARY

MADAGASCAR CELEBRATES 59TH ANNIVERSARY

Colourful celebrations as Madagascar celebrates its 59th Independence Day Anniversary

President Paul Kagame of Rwanda also joined President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar in celebrating the 59th Independence Day Anniversary. 

Since gaining independence from France on June 26th, 1960, Madagascar continues to flourish. Interestingly, Madagascar is the world’s fourth largest island

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RWANDA PRIVATE SECTOR TO BE FINANCED BY CHINA EXIMBANK

RWANDA PRIVATE SECTOR TO BE FINANCED BY CHINA EXIMBANK

Eximbank of China to support Rwanda private sector after meeting.

China Eximbank is making plans to extend financial support to Rwanda Private sector. Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Uzziel Ndagijimana made the statement after holding talks with the bank executives.

The meeting was part of China-Africa relations, existing challenges …

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RWANDAIR OPENS NEW ROUTE TO GUANGZHOU, CHINA

RWANDAIR OPENS NEW ROUTE TO GUANGZHOU, CHINA

RwandAir opens new route to Guangzhou with 234 passengers onboard its inaugural flight.

RwandAir has officially open its new route to China. The route which commence this morning will link kigali to Guangzhou, which is the third largest city in China. The inaugural flight will be for 15 hours to …

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RWANDA, DR CONGO REVIEW CROSS-BORDER TRADE TAX

RWANDA, DR CONGO REVIEW CROSS-BORDER TRADE TAX

Rwanda and DR Congo review cross-border trade during a bilateral meeting in kigali.

Rwanda and DR Congo are reviewing the cross-border trade tax. This is after both nations agree to come up with a list of products, business sizes that will benefit the tax-free cross-border trade.

The bilateral meeting had …

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RWANDA PLANS TO INVEST US$440M FOR WATER SUPPLY PROJECT

RWANDA PLANS TO INVEST US$440M FOR WATER SUPPLY PROJECT

Rwanda to build eight water treatment plants before 2022 with US$440m investment.

Plans are underway by the Rwanda Government to invest US$440 million over the next three years. This investment will be for the construction of a water treatment plant and supply systems in urban and rural areas.

The aim …

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RWANDA GOVT. SIGN DEAL FOR JOB CREATION WITH CHINESE FIRM

RWANDA GOVT. SIGN DEAL FOR JOB CREATION WITH CHINESE FIRM

Pink Mango C&D agree deal with Rwanda Govt. to produce garments for both domestic and export markets.

Job creation is vital for the growth of any nation economy. This is why Rwanda has sign a deal with chinese firm Pink Mango C&D to establish a modern garment factory.

The factory …

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CHINESE FIRM SIGN DEAL WITH RWANDA LOCAL PARTNER FOR TEXTILE IMPORTATION

CHINESE FIRM SIGN DEAL WITH RWANDA LOCAL PARTNER FOR TEXTILE IMPORTATION

China’s Biggest Textile Company signed deal with Rwanda Local Partner AMG

Jiangyin BaoRui Textile Ltd which is one of China biggest textile company has sign a contract with Apparel Manufacturing Group (AMG). The deal is to produce fabrics as well as other product that will be use in Rwanda.

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RWANDA GOVT. UNVEIL US$58MILLION VACCINE WAREHOUSE

RWANDA GOVT. UNVEIL US$58MILLION VACCINE WAREHOUSE

Vaccination programme success result in Rwanda govt. building a warehouse to help reducing child mortality.

Rwanda government has partner with GAVI Alliance to unveil a new vaccination programme office and a warehouse. The warehouse will help the health sector as well as support the nation vaccination programme.

Both the government …

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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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