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President Kagame Grills Government Officials at Retreat

President Kagame Grills Government Officials at Retreat

President Paul Kagame is frustrated by the level of mediocrity, corruption and self importance by some members in his government saying this is the major cause of poor service delivery…

Commission wants BBC Sued, Kicked Out of Rwanda

Commission wants BBC Sued, Kicked Out of Rwanda

A commission of inquiry instituted to investigate the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for denying the genocide against the Tutsi has recommended the agreement between Rwanda and the media house be…

Kagame Weighs in on Global Access to Broadband

Kagame Weighs in on Global Access to Broadband

“Broadband enables business and social entrepreneurs to offer world class education to populations that have never had access,”  Kagame. With his influence and powers as co-chair of the broadband…

Inside Rwanda’s National Leadership Retreat

Inside Rwanda’s National Leadership Retreat

President Paul Kagame’s government will temporarily shutdown for two days, starting from February 28, to March 2. Kagame is not facing a debt ceiling as US President Barack…

Joseph Habineza Dropped From Ministry of Sports and Culture

Joseph Habineza Dropped From Ministry of Sports and Culture

Ambassador Joseph Habineza, the Minister of Sport and Culture has been dropped and replaced by Julienne Uwacu. Uwacu has been serving as member of parliament in the lower chamber. Populaly…

Kagame Pushes for Investment in Renewable Energy for Africa

Kagame Pushes for Investment in Renewable Energy for Africa

Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is advocating for investment in renewable energy as the continent grapples with a lack of electricity for economic transformation. Kagame, who on Thursday was…

Miss Rwanda Embarrassment and Quality of Education in Rwanda

Miss Rwanda Embarrassment and Quality of Education in Rwanda

By 1994, Rwanda had less than 2000 university graduates in 30 years for an estimated population of 7.4 million. After the genocide, Rwanda was gripped by a dreadful need…

Kundwa Doriane Crowned Miss Rwanda 2015

Kundwa Doriane Crowned Miss Rwanda 2015

  On Saturday February 21, hundreds of thousands of viewers were glued to their television sets as fifteen beautiful Rwandan girls were grilled by a panel of local and international…

International Judges to Assess Miss Rwanda 2015

International Judges to Assess Miss Rwanda 2015

This Saturday, Rwandans are witnessing the grand finale for the selection of Miss Rwanda 2015. Fifteen beauty pageants have finalized preparations to appear before the panel of local and international…

Kagame Tells Kenyan Business Community Not to Wait for ‘Manna’

Kagame Tells Kenyan Business Community Not to Wait for ‘Manna’

President Paul Kagame has triggered a new way of thinking about business in East Africa. Kagame, who was in Nairobi sharing a state sponsored breakfast with the Kenyan business community…

Rwanda Plans Fund to Pay Mothers 100% During Maternity Leave

Rwanda Plans Fund to Pay Mothers 100% During Maternity Leave

The government of Rwanda has submitted a bill in parliament that sets up a national fund which will cover full monthly pay for working mothers during maternity leave. Every employee…

Rwanda Stock Market Raises $176M

Rwanda Stock Market Raises $176M

Barely five years old, the Rwanda stock market, the youngest in East Africa, has raised US $91M through equities and US $85M through debt instrument issuance. According to the Celestin…