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Tour du Rwanda, region’s premier cycling event returns

Tour du Rwanda, region’s premier cycling event returns

Pressure is mounting in Rwanda. Team Rwanda Cycling’s readiness is at a record high, as Rwanda’s annual Tour du Rwanda international cycling competition hits the road on November…

Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, deliberate on peace and security of the Northern Corridor

Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya, deliberate on peace and security of the Northern Corridor

Police, immigration, prison, natural resources and disaster management officials from Rwanda, Uganda, and Kenya are meeting in Kigali to deliberate on regional peace and security. The six-day conference, which…

Rwanda to host continental summit on ICT in education

Rwanda is hosting Africa’s high-level summit on education and ICT. The three day forum, Innovation Africa 2014, begins November 18. Africa’s leading ministerial and government decision-makers…

UN awards US$ 740,000 grants to civil societies in Rwanda

UN awards US$ 740,000 grants to civil societies in Rwanda

Rwanda civil society organizations have received financial support worth US$740,000 aimed at contributing to strengthening responsive and accountable governance in the country. The grants were provided on November…

Rwanda Police appoints new spokesperson

Rwanda Police appoints new spokesperson

Rwanda National Police has appointed Chief Superintendent of Police (CSP) Celestin Twahirwa as the new Spokesperson and serves as Commissioner for Public Relations and Media, with emmediate effect. CSP Twahirwa…

The Netherlands gives Rwanda €20M for justice, despite criticism

The Netherlands gives Rwanda €20M for justice, despite criticism

The Netherlands has signed with Rwanda a €20 million grant to assist the country construct a specialized court for genocide crimes. The funds are in line with the Netherlands support…

Kagame says ICT has accerelated Rwanda’s development

Kagame says ICT has accerelated Rwanda’s development

President Paul Kagame says Rwanda’s growth has been largely due to the use of ICTs in implementation of national programs. The country has expereinced an average 8% growth over…

Rwanda revises policies to stimulate business, ranking among the best in Africa

Rwanda revises policies to stimulate business, ranking among the best in Africa

Rwanda has revised several policies to attract investment and accerelate economic growth in the country.   Some of the reforms include the process of registering property and wided  security base…

Rwanda showcases its evolution in ICT at the ITU summit in S. Korea

Rwanda showcases its evolution in ICT at the ITU summit in S. Korea

A delegation of Rwandan technocrats is in Busan, South Korea, showcasing Rwanda’s best practices of embracing digital technology for development and achievements in Information Communication technology (ICT). The…

East African Telecoms rush to slash calling rates ahead of deadline

East African Telecoms rush to slash calling rates ahead of deadline

MTN Rwanda announced on Monday, October 6, it has cut down charges on call for its roaming subscribers ahead of the Wednesday launch of One Network Area Agreement. MTN follows…

Inside story of why Rwanda Senate president resigned

Inside story of why Rwanda Senate president resigned

Rwanda’s Senate President Dr. Jean Damascène Ntawukuliryayo 53, has resigned from his position citing personal reasons. An emergency session, Wednesday 17, which involved a quorum of 25 senators…

Take me to the moon: Rwanda breeding geeks

Take me to the moon: Rwanda breeding geeks

It is an awfully hot Friday. The scotching sun has gone terribly wild. The nauseating dry haze has arrested the rolling hills of Gisozi, a suburban neighborhood of Rwanda’s…