RSSB ANNOUNCED HOUSING PLAN FOR RWANDA CITIZENS

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 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

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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Project Structural Engineer at FBW Group

Project Structural Engineer at FBW Group

Job Title:                       Project Structural Engineer

Country:                        Rwanda

Reports to:                    Country Director; Director of Engineering; senior engineer

Competency level:         Registered

 

Overview / job purpose:

Primary Duties:

  • Carry out desk top study with a view of developing site investigation scope/specifications and reviewing results of site investigation report
  • Idealization of the structure
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CITY OF KIGALI URGING ESTATE DEVELOPER TO INVEST IN GREEN BUILDING

CITY OF KIGALI URGING ESTATE DEVELOPER TO INVEST IN GREEN BUILDING

As the world continues to develop it’s infrastructures via different means, The city of Kigali in Rwanda is calling on real estate developer to invest in green building in the city.

According to city officials, there is need for structures that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient from design, construction, maintenance

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KIGALI CITY PLANS TO ESTABLISH SLUDGE TREATMENT PLANT IN RWANDA

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 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 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

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

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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EXPANSION OF KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT UNDERWAY

EXPANSION OF KIGALI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT UNDERWAY

As the coronavirus keeps on spreading, Rwanda Government has began plans to upgrade the airport. The new upgrade will see the airport increase its aircraft parking capacity, arrival terminal and the runway strip.

Managing Director of Rwanda Airports Company (RAC), Firmin Karambizi said “We are expanding the aircraft parking capacity

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RWANDA GOVT. TO RESTORE KANYONYOMBA BRIDGE

RWANDA GOVT. TO RESTORE 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

WORLD BANK SUPPORTING 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

RWANDA AND DR CONGO SIGN CONTRACT FOR METHANE GAS RESOURCE

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

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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RECURRING FLOODING SET TO END AFTER CONTRACTOR APPOINTMENT

RECURRING FLOODING SET TO END AFTER CONTRACTOR APPOINTMENT

Rwanda’s Nyabugogo area set for major revamp after appointment of contractor.

Flood prone Nyabugogo area is set for a major revamp after the hiring of a contractor. The recent downpour in Nyabugogo area has killed people and also paralysed business which resulted in the project.

According to report, the implementation

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TANZANIA: RUSUMO HYDRO POWER PLANT ALMOST COMPLETE

TANZANIA: RUSUMO HYDRO POWER PLANT ALMOST COMPLETE

Rusumo 80MW hydroelectric power station is 59% complete.

The construction of Rusumo Hydroelectric Power Station to generate 80MW has now reached 59% compared to 32% in June last year. The revelations were made by the outgoing chairman of Energy Ministers from Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, Tanzanian Minister for Energy, Dr

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RWANDA’s MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT ASSESS COUNTRY INFRASTRUCTURE DURING TOUR

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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