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Rwanda Plans To Enrich A Million Citizens In 2016

Rwanda Plans To Enrich A Million Citizens In 2016

Rwanda plans to uplift another million people out of poverty by 2016; the Word Bank has announced in its latest update on the country’s economic situation. The World Bank…

From Rags To Riches; Story Of Rwanda’s Gikongoro Region

From Rags To Riches; Story Of Rwanda’s Gikongoro Region

Sometime in 2002, President Paul Kagame summoned opinion leaders and traders from Nyamagabe district of former Gikongoro prefecture in Southern Rwanda. He wanted to meet them and discuss how to…

Kagame Breaks the Ice on Why Africa Fails

Kagame Breaks the Ice on Why Africa Fails

President Paul Kagame says Africa is missing an opportunity to utilize intra-African trade and raise enough investment to replace foreign aid. “We are missing an opportunity in our…

Rwanda’s Budget for 2015-2016 Out

Rwanda’s Budget for 2015-2016 Out

Rwanda’s Finance Minister, Claver Gatete, has just presented Rwanda’s budget to a joint plenary session of members of parliament and senators. His total budget for fiscal…

Rwanda Builds New Cities To Stop Kigali Population Explosion

Rwanda Builds New Cities To Stop Kigali Population Explosion

Jean Bosco Hakizimana, 40, left his village of Musange in Nyamagabe district, Southern Rwanda in 2008 to earn a living in capital Kigali. The father of three was employed as…

How Poor or Rich are Rwandans? Finance Minister Announces Today

How Poor or Rich are Rwandans? Finance Minister Announces Today

Later today at 5:00PM, the Finance Minister, Claver Gatete, will announce whether Rwandans are growing richer or poorer. The Ministry’s Communication Officer, Sam Jean RUBURIKA announced that…

Japan gives Rwanda US$8M for rural water supply

Japan gives Rwanda US$8M for rural water supply

Japan has signed Rwanda US$8.4M (Rwf5.8b) to finance a project of supplying water in rural areas. More than 131,000 people are expected to have access to…

Vegetable exports could be Rwanda’s ‘Next Big Thing”

Vegetable exports could be Rwanda’s ‘Next Big Thing”

The growing appetite for Rwandan vegetables abroad is pressing local farmers to transit from subsistence to commercial farming to meet the growing demand. Since 2011, vegetables have boosted the country…

Rwanda Commodities Exchange Increases Farmers Revenue

Rwanda Commodities Exchange Increases Farmers Revenue

Rwandan farmers have struggled with market prices for decades. Middlemen try their best to give the lowest prices possible. Many farmers have made losses and others abandoned their farms to…

Belgians urged to tap into Rwanda’s Energy Sector

Belgians urged to tap into Rwanda’s Energy Sector

Belgian’s Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders has urged investors from his country to tap into unlimited opportunities in Rwanda’s Energy sector. Reynders accompanied by Belgium Cooperation Minister, Alexander…

Rwandan Investors Collectively Raise $450m

Rwandan Investors Collectively Raise $450m

In 2006, President Paul Kagame counseled members of the private sector to pool scattered resources together and venture into sizeable investments and benefit the economy. The idea is mainly aimed…

EU gives Rwanda €27.8m to boost Agriculture

EU gives Rwanda €27.8m to boost Agriculture

Rwanda has received €27.8m from the European Union. The funds, signed for on Christmas Eve, are meant to upgrade projects in the agriculture sector, as well as the revamping…