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Ghana and Rwanda hold virtual summit to explore investment, trade opportunities

Ghanaian and Rwanda businesses have held a virtual summit to explore investment opportunities in Agriculture, Manufacturing and Services sectors to boost trade and investment...
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Kenya, AU join Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda in mourning Tanzanian President Magufuli’s death

Kenya, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, as well as chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday expressed their deep condolences over...
Covid Vaccine

Rwanda begins vaccinating inmates against COVID-19

The Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) and Rwanda Correctional Services has began inoculating elderly inmates and those with underlying diseases against COVID-19. The vaccination started on...

11 African countries report of 501Y.V2 variant – Africa CDC

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday disclosed that some 11 African countries have so far reported the presence...
People visit an expo in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, Dec. 14, 2020. Rwandan Minister of Health Daniel Ngamije on Sunday warned the COVID-19 pandemic has reached a "critical stage" in the country, with an ongoing spike in new cases and increase in deaths. (Photo by Cyril Ndegeya/Xinhua)

Rwanda earmarks US$51 million for buying COVID-19 vaccines

Rwanda has budgeted 50 billion Rwandan francs (about 51.2 million U.S. dollars) to buy COVID-19 vaccines for over 7.8 million people by 2022, Health...

Rwanda defends arrest of prototype of character in controversial movie

The Rwandan Parliament on Tuesday called on the European Parliament to retract a resolution condemning the arrest of Paul Rusesabagina in Rwanda. Rusesabagina, who was...

Rwanda launches COVID-19 vaccination – ministry

Rwanda has started vaccinating high-risk groups against COVID-19 nationwide, notably frontline healthcare staff, with limited vaccine doses acquired through international cooperation, said the Health...
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Young Boxing Champion Joseph Awinongya Jr To Convert To Nursing Practice

Joseph Awinongya Jr the exciting young fighter with 7 national boxing championships to his name has announced that he would like to become a...
People aged over 70 receive free Covid testing in Kigali, Rwanda, in January. Photograph: Xinhua/Rex/Shutterstock

President Kagame is Right: Africa Must Get Covid-19 Vaccinations

It is Morally and Economically Just. February 9, 2021 The Guardian on February 7, published an insightful statement from Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, on the importance...
Presence of UN troops is the only large-scale security measure in CAR. Major contributors are Rwanda, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Cameroon troops patrol the center of Bozoum during the regional Mining Center opening. Unfortunately, is possible that the center will attract attention of armed groups.

Rwanda to continue supporting Central Africa Republic in security

Rwanda's Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Vincent Biruta on Monday pledged to continue supporting the Central African Republic (CAR) in achieving peace,...

Rwanda to host Africa Outstanding Women Awards, nominations open

Nominations for the maiden edition of the Africa Outstanding Women Awards (AOWA) has been officially opened. With Rwanda set to host the awards gala in...

Zimbabwe set to establish virtual courts amid COVID-19 pandemic

About 1.3 million first-time voters are expected to take part in Rwanda's forthcoming local government elections. Over 7.8 million voters will cast their votes from...
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130 asylum seekers evacuated from Libya to Rwanda – UNHCR

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday announced evacuating 130 asylum seekers from Libya to Rwanda. "UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, has...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwanda sends troops to backup peacekeeping in Central African Republic: president

Rwanda's troops newly deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR) for protecting peacekeeping force will operate "within the legitimate and legal framework," said Rwandan...
Bus passengers sanitize their hands in Kigali, capital city of Rwanda, March 14, 2020. Rwanda on Saturday registered its first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the ministry of health said here. (Xinhua/Cyril Ndegeya)

COVID-19 pandemic in Rwanda reaches “critical stage” with spike in new cases

Rwandan Minister of Health Daniel Ngamije on Sunday warned the COVID-19 pandemic has reached a "critical stage" in the country, with an ongoing spike...

Rwanda sees growing public participation in reporting corruption

Rwanda investigated 963 corruption cases in January-November, a big sum compared with previous years, reflecting increasing public participation in reporting the crime, said...

Supporting women entrepreneurs in Rwanda

Women entrepreneurs in Rwanda will now gain support to run competitive and sustainable businesses through the SheTrades Rwanda project which was launched today at...
Rwandan President Paul Kagame

Rwanda to reclassify households’ income stratification into five categories

The Rwandan government has launched a nationwide exercise to reclassify households depending on their income under the anti-poverty program Ubudehe, aimed at facilitating proper...
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More refugees evacuated from Libya arrive in Rwanda

The fourth group of 79 refugees and asylum-seekers evacuated from Libya detention centers arrived in Rwanda late Thursday, the ministry of refugees said. Upon arrival...
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Election 2020: ABANTU Calls for Effective Women Inclusion

A Non-Government Organization (NGO), ABANTU for Development has bemoaned the state of low participation of women in the Ghanaian governance system. According to ABANTU for...

Rwanda exhuming mass grave of 5,000 genocide victims

Local authorities, residents and Ibuka, an umbrella organization of genocide survivors associations, are jointly exhuming a mass grave believed to contain remains of about...

Rwanda names endangered mountain gorillas in first virtual naming ceremony

Rwanda named 24 baby mountain gorillas at its annual mountain gorilla naming ceremony Kwita Izina held Thursday virtually for the first time due...
Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)

PSG to set up academy in Rwanda

Paris Saint-Germain is set to open up a soccer academy in Rwanda in October, the Rwandan Ministry of Sports announced here on Friday. ...

Remains of near 800 genocide victims exhumed in eastern Rwanda

Remains of at least 791 victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide against Tutsi have been exhumed from the shores of Lake Mugesera in...
In Rwanda, public transport, including Okada is a utility service

Legalizing Okada: Taxi motor – lessons from Rwanda

I have been to both Nigeria and Rwanda and seen how Okada operations are managed in both countries. If I were to base my...

2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report Unveiled

The 2020 Africa Agriculture Status Report (AASR)has been unveiled at the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) virtual summit in Kigali, Rwanda. This year's AASR focuses...
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Rwanda arrests Paul Rusesabagina as terror suspect

The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) on Monday said Paul Rusesabagina, model for the starring role of the film Hotel Rwanda, was arrested for being...
Soldiers from the Rapid Intervention Battalion (BIR) secure a ceremony honouring four soldiers killed in the violence that erupted in the Northwest and Southwest Regions of Cameroon, where most of the country’s English-speaking minority live, on November 17, 2017 in Bamenda. Four soldiers were killed this month in less than a week, in attacks attributed to secessionist “terrorists”. / AFP PHOTO / STRINGER/Getty Images

Rwanda arrests Paul Rusesabagina as terror suspect

The Rwanda Investigation Bureau (RIB) said it has arrested Paul Rusesabagina for being suspected of founding and sponsoring "terror outfits.. operating out of...
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AGRA mobilizes private sector for agricultural investment opportunities at 2020 AGRF

The 2020 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) will be held under the leadership of H.E. President Paul Kagame and the AGRF Partners Group from...
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC)

Africa CDC says 5 African countries account for 72 percent of COVID-19 cases in...

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday disclosed five African countries account for 72 percent of all COVID-19...