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Rwanda’s First Lady Launches $20M Initiative For Women

Rwanda’s First Lady Launches $20M Initiative For Women

Rwanda’s First Lady, Jeannette Kagame, has launched a $20 million initiative to support efforts of financially empowering women in the country. The funds will facilitate a campaign aimed…

Rwanda To Fund 66% Of Its Budget

Rwanda To Fund 66% Of Its Budget

Finance Minister, Claver Gatete has announced that Rwanda will finance 66% (Rwf1, 174.2 billion) of its budget for the financial year 2015/2016. Gatete said that Rwanda’s…

All Genocide Damages Must Be Paid By 2015–Busingye

All Genocide Damages Must Be Paid By 2015–Busingye

The government has announced that by the end of 2015, it will ensure that all Gacaca Reparation cases are concluded and every penny is paid to aggrieved parties. This, Justice…

President Kagame hits a million twitter followers

President Kagame hits a million twitter followers

President Paul Kagame, the “Digital President”, as described by the International Telecommunication Union, is trending. His popularity ratings continue to grow day by day. Now the tweep president has more…

Rwanda’s Allies Face Litmus Test On Third Term Campaign

Rwanda’s Allies Face Litmus Test On Third Term Campaign

Rwandans have the final verdict on who should lead them and how they should be governed as enshrined in articles 1 and 2 of the country’s 2003 constitution, Rwanda…

Rwanda Creates New Park, Targets $ 860M From Tourism

Rwanda Creates New Park, Targets $ 860M From Tourism

Rwanda has embarked on rehabilitation of Mukura-Gishwati natural reserve with the aim of conserving wildlife that is a major attraction to tourists increasingly visiting the country. Government is also…

Kagame In Uganda For Northern Corridor Summit

Kagame In Uganda For Northern Corridor Summit

President Paul Kagame on Friday arrived in Uganda’s capital, Kampala for the 10th Northern Corridor Integration Projects summit. The meeting is scheduled for Saturday at Munyonyo Speke Resort.  According…

Rwandan Professionals To Offer 60 Hours Of Voluntary Work

Rwandan Professionals To Offer 60 Hours Of Voluntary Work

Effective next month, Rwandan engineers, medics, IT specialists, statisticians and other professionals will begin volunteering with their skills as part of the national community work, Umuganda. Every last Saturday of…

Opposition Green Party can challenge 3rd term campaign, says Kagame

Opposition Green Party can challenge 3rd term campaign, says Kagame

President Paul Kagame has said it is a ‘good thing’ for the opposition Green Party to file a law suit against a request by Rwandans pushing parliament to amend article…

Rwanda Now Offers Paperless Construction Permits

Rwanda Now Offers Paperless Construction Permits

The City of Kigali has launched an online platform for real estate developers and the general public seeking construction permits without queuing at city authorities. The process is free and…

President Nkurunziza Boycotts EAC Heads Of State Summit

President Nkurunziza Boycotts EAC Heads Of State Summit

Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza decided not to take any risks again. He sent his Foreign Affairs Minister, Alian Nyamitwe, to represent him at an emergency EAC summit on Burundi in…

Kagame In Nigeria For Buhari Swearing-in

Kagame In Nigeria For Buhari Swearing-in

President Paul Kagame has joined more than 50 world leaders to witness the inaugural ceremony of Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari 72, won elections in March this…