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IMF Boss Says World Needs Peace And Tolerance

IMF Boss Says World Needs Peace And Tolerance

Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), who is in Rwanda for a four-day official visit, says the world needs to be tolerant. After a…

US Commits $180M to Support Rwanda’s Development Plan

US Commits $180M to Support Rwanda’s Development Plan

The United States will this year facilitate Rwanda’s development agenda with Rwf125b ($180m) direct support, new US ambassador to the country, Barks-Ruggles, told KTPress. Amb. Ruggles was on…

Advocacy Group to Push for Energy Transition in Africa

Advocacy Group to Push for Energy Transition in Africa

A new high-level lobby group -‘African Energy Leaders Group’ has been formed to push for political momentum for sustainable energy transition in Africa. The group AELG officially launched during…

DRC Senate Rejects Kabila Proposal to Extend His Rule

DRC Senate Rejects Kabila Proposal to Extend His Rule

DRCongo senate Friday Morning thwarted President Joseph Kabila’s extended rule plans, unanimously voting ‘NO’. The electoral bill, proposing postponement of next year’s presidential elections for three years…

Rwanda-DRC Border Tense as Congolese Flee Deadly Riots

Rwanda-DRC Border Tense as Congolese Flee Deadly Riots

The situation at the DR Congo-Rwanda border is tense as hundreds of Congolese began crossing into Rwanda for their safety early Thursday morning. Bukavu, a border town with Rwanda…

Return of Rwandan Refugees in View of Fugitive’s Son

Return of Rwandan Refugees in View of Fugitive’s Son

Louis Antoine Muhire, a Rwandan refugee living in Canada, visited Rwanda for the first time in 20 years after fleeing the country in 1994. For over 20 years, Muhire had…

Kagame Defends Africa At WEF

Kagame Defends Africa At WEF

Speaking at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, President Paul Kagame has rejected perceptions that Africa is experiencing insecurity and thus not safe for investment. Kagame, who is among…

Nyamasheke Elder Cries Protesting Mayor’s Arrest

Nyamasheke Elder Cries Protesting Mayor’s Arrest

Marcel Semafaranga 93 , a resident of Mikingo village in Nyamasheke district, broke into tears when he heard the news that his mayor, Jean-Baptiste Habyarimana, had been arrested. “This is…

Kagame Challenger to Head Regional Parliamentary Forum

Kagame Challenger to Head Regional Parliamentary Forum

Prosper Higiro 54, a former challenger of Paul Kagame in the 2010 presidential elections, has been elected the head of the ParliamentaryForum for the International Conference on Great Lakes Region…

Rwanda Introduces Kiswahili in Curriculum

Rwanda Introduces Kiswahili in Curriculum

Rwanda has introduced Kiswahili language into the national curriculum and added on the list of official languages. The subject will be taught in senior one to three effective 2016. Kiswahili…

Rwanda To Digitize Learning Content To Save $8m

Rwanda To Digitize Learning Content To Save $8m

Rwanda is considering digitizing learning material to cut down the cost on books and other printed materials. The Education Ministry says the investment, named ‘Smart Classroom’, will also ensure across…

Rwanda picked among best Places to Travel to in 2015

Rwanda picked among best Places to Travel to in 2015

Rwanda has been picked among the most favourite 15 travel destinations for 2015. Condé Nast Traveler, a UK luxury and lifestyle travel magazine says despite the horrific 1994 genocide Rwanda…