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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...

Jul 29, 2014, 08:40 ET

Faced with Tough Labour Market, More Rwandans Rush to University, Reports KT Press

   Denys Migambiyabagabo, 27, always thought a high school certificate was all he needed to be a high school teacher until a district...

Jul 25, 2014, 08:30 ET

Sondra Myers's "The New Rwanda 2: Successes & Challenges on the Ground" to be launched in Rwanda, reports KT Press

 The New Rwanda Handbooks 1 & 2 help foster the spirit and practice of discussion among citizens. They are used in homes, schools, NGOs and...

Jul 23, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda to Unveil First Utility-Scale Solar PV Power Plant in East Africa, Reports KT Press

The Government of Rwanda is preparing to commission in early August 2014 the first utility-scale solar PV power plant in East Africa with a...

Jul 23, 2014, 08:30 ET
President Paul Kagame (L) speaking at the event moderated by Dr Nkosana Moyo, the Founder and Executive Chairman of the Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) (PRNewsFoto/KT Press)

Rwanda President Tells African Youth To Resist Injustice In All Forms, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame has told African youth that their role in fighting corruption is not to give or receive. He made the remarks...

Jul 21, 2014, 07:56 ET

Rwandans Expelled from Tanzania Get New Promise of Life in Rwanda, Reports KT Press

 Ms Odette Bayagambe, 39, had always considered Tanzania her home, until the afternoon of August 9, 2013 when Tanzanian security operatives...

Jul 15, 2014, 08:45 ET

Why Rwanda May be the Best Place to Have a Baby, Reports KT Press

 In Nyamata, a rural town of Bugesera district, a 30 minutes' drive south of Rwanda's Capital - Kigali, Jeanne Musabende's husband is hanging...

Jul 14, 2014, 08:30 ET

Banks in Rwanda See Profits Margins Growing Rapidly

 Rwanda's banking sector recorded increased profits in the first quarter of 2014, thanks to a cash-hungry economy recovering from the 2013...

Jul 10, 2014, 08:35 ET

Tourists Rush in to Witness Rwanda's 'Kwita Izina', the 'Gorilla-Naming' Ceremony

At the foot of the Virunga Mountains, Northern Rwanda, thousands of villagers and tourists gathered to celebrate the birth of 18 mountain gorillas,...

Jul 03, 2014, 11:35 ET

KT Press Reports on President Kagame's Media Conference ahead of Liberation Day

 In a Press Conference held at Urugwiro Village in preparation of the celebration of the twentieth anniversary of Liberation (July 4),...

Jul 02, 2014, 08:30 ET

KT Press Analyzes Rwanda's Remarkable Economic Rebound

 Rwanda's economic expansion has set yet another record. After last year's sharp slowdown, it has now returned to strong growth in the first...