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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…

Thousands of Rwandans descend on Atlanta to meet their President

Thousands of Rwandans descend on Atlanta to meet their President

Over 3000 Rwandans living in North America are preparing to meet Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame in Atlanta, USA, during the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, on September 19…

Rwanda sends more troops to Central Africa Republic

Rwanda sends more troops to Central Africa Republic

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame has authorised deployment of more troops to conflict stricken Central Africa Republic. The last boots of the 140 special police forces were airlifted from…

DRC playing delaying tactics on disarming rebels

DR Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has refused to give green light for a military operation against Rwandan rebels operating on his soil. The development surfaced yesterday during a…

Rwanda police enforces toughest traffic policy, public fears it opens doors to corruption

Rwanda police enforces toughest traffic policy, public fears it opens doors to corruption

Police in Rwanda has introduced new and harsh penalties for traffic offenders. The decision was triggered by a series of deadly accidents reported in the last 30 days. More than…

Rwanda reports Ebola suspect from Sierra Leone, presses alert button

A German medical student travelling from West Africa to Rwanda has been hospitalized after doctors suspected he has Ebola-like symptoms. The patient is kept in an isolated facility. “Samples…

DR Congo reverses decision on Visa fees for Rwandans

DR Congo reverses decision on Visa fees for Rwandans

DR Congo has waived Visa fees on Rwandans weeks after slapping new fees on Rwandans entering into the country following unprecedented fighting between the two neighbours. The fees had hitherto…

Critics are angry, but ordinary Rwandans prefer Kagame style of leadership

Critics are angry, but ordinary Rwandans prefer Kagame style of leadership

In 2005, a local businessman was contracted to build a road in Muhanga district, Southern Rwanda. The contractor would employ hundreds of villagers. The contractor had one thing in mind…

Ebola: Rwanda deploys hundreds of medics, sets special clinic

Ebola: Rwanda deploys hundreds of medics, sets special clinic

Rwanda has deployed medics and installed a temporary clinic at Kigali International Airport following red alerts of an eminent spread of the Ebola virus that is taking toll on West…

Pressured by a demanding labor market, more Rwandans head to university

Pressured by a demanding labor market, more Rwandans head to university

Denys Migambiyabagabo, 27, always thought a high school certificate was all he needed to be a high school teacher until a district meeting he attended proved otherwise. Two years ago…

US academic Sondra Myers to release Rwanda handbook

US academic Sondra Myers to release Rwanda handbook

Launching of the Handbook“The New Rwanda 2:Successes and Challenges on the Ground” by Sondra Myers(Press Release) The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 aim to foster the…

Rwanda: Kenyan Equity Bank boasts 350,000 clients in 2 years of operations

Rwanda: Kenyan Equity Bank boasts 350,000 clients in 2 years of operations

Equity Bank, Kenya’s leading lender by market value, has announced impressive numbers with its Rwanda subsidiary – in a sector with growing stiff competition. The Bank’s CEO, James Mwangi…