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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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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