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Rwandan Students Now Get Scholarship Loans From Bank

Rwandan Students Now Get Scholarship Loans From Bank

Rwandan students will no longer apply for scholarship loans from the government; rather, through the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD). Education Minister, Silas Lwakabamba, said that this will increase the…

Kagame In Ethiopia For Security Forum Amidst Violence In Africa

Kagame In Ethiopia For Security Forum Amidst Violence In Africa

President Paul Kagame and First Lady Jeannette Kagame are in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to attend the 4th Tana High Level Forum on Security in Africa. The security forum is an…

Man Names His Baby Boy After President Kagame

Man Names His Baby Boy After President Kagame

In remote sector of Kabagari, Ruhango district, Southern Rwanda, a man recently attracted the attention of his neighbors when he named his new baby boy, Paul Kagame. Samuel Hitimana, the…

Americans Were Rwanda’s Top Tourists in 2014

Americans Were Rwanda’s Top Tourists in 2014

The United States is the largest contributor to Rwanda’s tourism revenues, accounting for 20% of the total revenue. The immigration office says 1,220,000 visitors were received…

Meet karuhimbi, Whose Prank Saved 100 Tutsi

Meet karuhimbi, Whose Prank Saved 100 Tutsi

If you think killers are not afraid of ghosts, then you might as well think twice. What happened in the dark days of 1994, during the genocide against the Tutsi…

Murambi Quarry Site That Turned Into A Tutsi Mass Grave

Murambi Quarry Site That Turned Into A Tutsi Mass Grave

In 1986, former President Habyarimana’s government contracted a Chinese company to construct a 98km road from Kayonza district to Kagitumba border with Uganda, Eastern Rwanda. Months later, construction works…

Official Events End But Rwanda Continues Genocide Commemoration

Official Events End But Rwanda Continues Genocide Commemoration

The Rwanda national flag was on Tuesday, April 14, raised to full mast officially concluding the commemoration week honouring over a million victims of the 1994 Genocide against Tutsi. The…

Ms. Geek: Rwanda’s Search for High Tech Girl

Ms. Geek: Rwanda’s Search for High Tech Girl

Rwanda is known to be home to some of the most beautiful women in the world. And, the search for the finest girl to crown “Miss Rwanda”, is one of…

Inside story: How Habyarimana Betrayed Opposition Politicians

Inside story: How Habyarimana Betrayed Opposition Politicians

January 5, 1994 was a good day for the Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) Inkotanyi and other oppositionpolitical parties in Rwanda. The ruling party, MRND, had accepted an interim government made…

Kagame Meets Nkurunziza As Violence Escalates in Burundi

Kagame Meets Nkurunziza As Violence Escalates in Burundi

President Paul Kagame received his Burundian counterpart, Pierre Nkurunziza early this morning in Huye district, a border town to Burundi in Southern Rwanda. The two presidents discussed Burundi’s…

Rwanda has gained nothing from independence-Kagame

Rwanda has gained nothing from independence-Kagame

There is nothing to celebrate about getting independence from colonial masters, President Paul Kagame unhappily told a crowd of students in Huye this afternoon. “Ask yourself, what we got out…

Rwanda In The Eyes Of A Genocide Survivor Who Lived Close To Kagame’s Bunker

Rwanda In The Eyes Of A Genocide Survivor Who Lived Close To Kagame’s Bunker

A stinging mist blows east on the rolling hills of Northern Rwanda, overlooking beautiful green tea plantations. Florence Iribagiza, 39, a Rwandan businesswoman in the rural Rwanda, endures the biting…