News from kt press A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Sep 17, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Hires UK Firm To Roll-Out Solar Energy, Reports KT Press

Rwanda has contracted Ignite Power Ltd, a British company, to provide solar powered electricity to Rwandan households. The company will start...

Sep 16, 2014, 08:30 ET
Rwanda President Paul Kagame greets Rev Jesse Jackson during Rwanda Day event in Chicago - 11 June 2011 (PRNewsFoto/KT Press)

Thousands of Rwandans Descend on Atlanta to Meet Kagame, Reports KT Press

 Over 3,000 Rwandans living in North America are travelling to Atlanta, Georgia (USA) this week to meet their leader President Paul Kagame,...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:40 ET

Rwanda is Importing Lions From Kenya - KT Press Explains Why

 Charlene Jendry, an American conservationist, made a maiden visit to the Akagera National Park in Rwanda in 1990. Lions were the prime tourist...

Sep 08, 2014, 08:37 ET

Kagame Says Nobody Is above the Law in Rwanda

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame on Friday warned politicians in his government to ensure there is nobody in Rwanda who should be above the law....

Sep 04, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda's $21m Treasury Bond Listed on Stock Exchange, Reports KT Press

 Barely a week after it oversubscribed by 232%, Rwanda's RwF 15 billion, 5-year Treasury bond, has been listed at the Rwanda Stock Exchange...

Sep 02, 2014, 08:31 ET
President Kagame, who regularly join villagers in community work, has said communities should work together to "build the things we need." "No one else will do it for us." (PRNewsFoto/KT Press)

Kagame Leads Rwanda in Monthly Cleaning Exercise, Reports KT Press

President Paul Kagame on Saturday August 30 joined residents of Cyeru village, on the outskirts of Rwanda's...

Aug 29, 2014, 07:54 ET

Rwanda Announces Giveaway Price for Its $21m Bond, Reports KT Press

Rwanda's coupon rate for the Rwf15 billion ($21.8m) bond has been set at upper 11's. The central bank announced on Wednesday the rate is between...

Aug 27, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Moves to Offer All Public Services Online, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda has partnered with a local investor, Rwanda Online Platform Limited, to offer public services electronically. Public services will thus...

Aug 27, 2014, 07:43 ET

Rwanda Aims to Eradicate Cervical Cancer, Giving Women Hope, Reports KT Press

Seraphine Mukandutiye, 50, is a Rwandan woman with a beautiful and glowing smile. But beneath her soft heart and warm smile, lies a deadly monster...

Aug 22, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Taps Big From US-Africa Summit, Reports KT Press

 Leaders of more than 50 African countries are all back home from the first ever US-Africa Summit held in Washington D.C., August 4–6,...

Aug 21, 2014, 16:06 ET

Rwanda to Float $21 Million Bond to Finance Infrastructure, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is preparing to issue a $21.8 million (Rwf 15 billion) Treasury Bond to raise funds to invest in infrastructure projects and stimulate...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:30 ET
Rwanda is supplying computers to all primary schools as a tool to facilitate their learning, an investment seen as a foundation for Rwanda's future. Some pupils have already become basic programmers. Photo:Claude Ntawitonda (PRNewsFoto/KT Press)

How Rwanda is Breeding Tech Geeks

 It is an awfully hot Friday. The nauseating dry haze has arrested the rolling hills of Gisozi, a suburban neighborhood of Rwanda's Capital...

Aug 14, 2014, 08:30 ET

American Evangelist Rick Warren Organizing Mega Crusade in Rwanda, Reports KT Press

Famous American evangelist, Pastor Rick Warren is scheduled to preside over what could be the biggest thanks giving crusade in Kigali, Rwanda's...

Aug 11, 2014, 08:03 ET

You Can Now 'Click' to Get Meal in Rwanda Within Minutes, Reports KT Press

 It sounds overrated, but for many in Rwanda, ordering a fish smokie and a Pop Cola online, might seem to be a service only found in the West....

Aug 07, 2014, 08:30 ET
Northern Corridor (PRNewsFoto/KT Press)

Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda And South Sudan Agree To Cut Roaming Charges By 60 Percent, Reports KT Press

 Northern Corridor countries have agreed on a regional telecommunications framework to establish a "One-Network-Area" by 31st December 2014....

Aug 05, 2014, 08:02 ET

Rwanda Unveils Ambitious Three Year Development Plan, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's new Prime Minister, Anastase Murekezi, has unveiled the new three-year development plan. In a televised address on August 4, he...

Aug 04, 2014, 08:47 ET

Rwanda and European Union Agree on New US $618 Million Development Plan, Reports KT Press

The Government of Rwanda and the European Union (EU) on August 1, 2014 held strategic bilateral talks on how to further strengthen bilateral...

Aug 01, 2014, 08:40 ET

Rwandan Students Complete Advanced Agriculture Studies at Agrostudies in Israel, Reports KT Press

 On July 22, 2014 the Rwandan Foreign Minister visited the Rwandan students at Agrostudies. Her visit to Israel, while planned in advanced,...

Aug 01, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Cuts Government Bureaucracy To Make It More Efficient, Reports KT Press

 The Government of Rwanda has introduced new reforms aimed at restructuring public service institutions to increase efficiency and better...

Jul 31, 2014, 08:30 ET

United States Pushes for Rwanda-style Peacekeeping Operations, Reports KT Press

 The United Nations "should draw lessons from the leadership of Rwanda" as it prepares a comprehensive review of peacekeeping to better protect...