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Jun 29, 2015, 08:30 ET

Bloomberg, Rwanda's First Lady Launch App for Free Books, Reports KT Press

 The Bloomberg Philanthropies and Imbuto Foundation, charity for Rwanda's First Lady, Jeanette Kagame, have launched a mobile application for...

May 29, 2015, 08:30 ET

Rwandan Parliament Receives 4 Million Petitions to Keep Kagame in Power, reports KT Press

 On August 21, 2006, Rwanda's Capital, Kigali, woke up to a paralysis. Kigali City Council authorities and the National Police had banned over...

May 20, 2015, 08:30 ET

Kagame Expected in Texas to Rally Rwandan Youths, reports KT Press

President Paul Kagame is this weekend, expected to discuss Rwanda's future at a youth forum in Dallas, Texas in the United States. Kagame has been...

May 07, 2015, 08:45 ET

120 Rwandans Subscribe to the Internet Every Hour, Reports KT Press

 Every hour, about 120 Rwandans subscribe to internet, according to the country's ICT sector survey of 2014, which is yet to be made public....

May 07, 2015, 08:30 ET
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame hosted Craig Russell, the Starbucks Executive Vice President in Kigali, May 6 2015

Starbucks Places High Price on Rwandan Premium Coffee, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda will this year fetch more than $3 million from 14,400 bags of Arabica coffee sold to U.S. coffee retail giant Starbucks Corporation, it...

May 01, 2015, 08:30 ET

Kagame Breaks the Ice on Why Africa Fails, a KT Press Report

 President Paul Kagame says Africa is missing an opportunity to utilize intra-African trade and raise enough investment to replace foreign aid....

Apr 27, 2015, 08:19 ET

Rwanda Wants Investor for Multi-Million Dollar Cancer Facility, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is looking for a potential investor to set up a cancer treatment facility, and help the country cut down the number of Rwandans...

Apr 21, 2015, 08:25 ET

Rwanda Stocks Selling Like Hot Cakes, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda capital market is experiencing a rapid growth as evidenced by investors' thirst for acquiring stakes in local and government bonds. A...

Apr 15, 2015, 08:40 ET

Americans Were Rwanda's Top Tourists in 2014, Reports KT Press

   The United States is the largest contributor to Rwanda's tourism revenues, accounting for 20% of the total revenue. The...

Apr 10, 2015, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Suspicious Over France's Declassified Genocide Docs, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is suspicious about President Francois Holland's promised classified dossiers with evidence on France's involvement in the genocide...

Apr 08, 2015, 08:40 ET

Foreign Investors Rushing to Rwanda After Kagame Reassurance, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's Salesman-In-Chief, Paul Kagame, says tens of foreign investors are increasingly buying into his business pitches. "There are...

Apr 07, 2015, 08:09 ET

21st Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, a KT Press Report

 This year Rwanda will mark the 21st Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi. It is an important occasion to remember the lives that...

Apr 07, 2015, 08:06 ET

Rwanda Army Bank Records Unusual Profits in Tough Sector, Reports KT Press

 Zigama CSS, a military bank in Rwanda is giving commercial banks a hard run after it announced, last week, that it had registered a net profit...

Mar 27, 2015, 08:35 ET

Kagame Says East Africa is Good Bet for Investors, Reports KT Press

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is calling upon investors to tap into East Africa, saying the region is better placed for investment. "East Africa...

Mar 16, 2015, 08:30 ET

Demystifying Brain Drain: Why Rwandan Scholars Are Returning Home, a KT Press Report

On July 23, 2010, Jean Leon Iragena, 24, received a phone call from Rwanda Education Board officials informing him that he had been awarded the...

Mar 10, 2015, 09:39 ET

President Kagame Expected in Paris for Major UN Conferences, Reports KT Press

President Paul Kagame is expected in Paris, France on Thursday where he will attend a closed door Broadband Commission meeting. The Broadband...

Feb 23, 2015, 08:19 ET

Kagame Pushes for Investment in Renewable Energy for Africa, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is advocating for investment in renewable energy as the continent grapples with a lack of electricity for...

Feb 13, 2015, 08:45 ET

Kagame Prefers Capital Markets for Investment Finance, Not Aid, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says African countries will not succeed economically if the continent does not embrace the spirit of...

Feb 13, 2015, 08:35 ET

Rwanda Stock Market Raises US $176m, Reports KT Press

 Barely five years old, the Rwanda stock market, the youngest in East Africa, has raised US $91 million through equities and US $85 million...

Feb 11, 2015, 08:35 ET

Over a Million Tourists Help Rwanda's Tourism Revenue Cross US$ 300m, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda tourism revenues increased from $293m in 2013, to $303m in 2014, representing a 3% increase, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says....