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Jan 21, 2015, 08:30 ET

United States Was Rwanda's Top Investor in 2014, Reports KT Press

Symbion Power, an American energy investment firm, has invested US$157m into extracting methane gas from Rwanda's volcanic Lake Kivu. KT Press...

Jan 16, 2015, 11:41 ET

Kagame Affirms Rwanda has Abundant Deposits of Globally Best Quality Coltan, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says Rwanda has abundant coltan deposits around the country. Kagame said on Thursday, January 15, at a state...

Jan 13, 2015, 08:40 ET

Rwanda Could Soon Eradicate Malaria - Africa's Number One Killer, Reports KT Press

 At his home in Kanombe, Kigali, Damien Rwabarinda panics as a community health worker confirms Shema, his 7-months old baby, is Malaria...

Jan 08, 2015, 08:30 ET

Rwanda's President Kagame Warns of Tougher Challenges in 2015, Reports KT Press

President Paul Kagame has said Rwanda's achievements should be safeguarded and warned of a challenging 2015 as the country braces for growing...

Jan 06, 2015, 08:45 ET

Rwandan Investors Raise $450m in Private Equity, Reports KT Press

 Local private investors have collected more than Rwf315b ($450m) of capital since 2006, says a report released by Rwanda's Private Sector...

Jan 06, 2015, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Accuses UN of Sabotaging FDLR Disarmament, Reports KT Press

Credible information has emerged that the UN peacekeeping arm in DR Congo (MONUSCO) is sabotaging efforts to disarm FDLR rebels. Sources in the...

Jan 06, 2015, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Lights All Highways to Boost Cross-border Trade, Reports KT Press

Jean Marie Munyaneza, a bus driver, was driving from Rwanda's capital city, Kigali, to Rubavu district bordering war-torn DR Congo, when his lights...

Dec 17, 2014, 08:35 ET

Much-awaited National Dialogue 'Umushyikirano' Returns in Rwanda, Reports KT Press

Eight years ago, Claude Ndayisenga a frustrated resident of Nyagatare district, Rwanda, had had enough of dark nights and limited...

Dec 16, 2014, 08:27 ET

Rwanda Has Become World's Largest Coltan Exporter, Reports KT Press

Rwanda is now the world's single largest exporter of tantalum mineral known as coltan and the government says that is only a small portion of the...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:40 ET

Rwanda's First Lady Champions Protection of Newborns from HIV, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's First Lady Jeannette Kagame is pushing her campaign for the welfare of vulnerable youth to a new level. She says a Rwandan child...

Dec 10, 2014, 08:35 ET

Rwandan sovereign fund "AGACIRO" reaches $34m, reports KT Press

 On a sunny Thursday morning in rural Nyaruguru district, Rwanda, Alphonsine Murekatete, 31, sits on a tiny wooden bench with her...

Dec 08, 2014, 08:31 ET

Life Expectancy Goes up for Rwandans Living with HIV Virus, Reports KT Press

Being diagnosed with the HIV/AIDS virus shattered her dreams and hopes to live a full healthy life. Clotilde Kampire, 44, a single mother,...

Nov 25, 2014, 08:30 ET

WHO Satisfied with Level of Ebola Preparedness in Rwanda, Reports KT Press

 On October 31, Rwanda's Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo summoned all diplomats accredited to Rwanda. She requested they travel...

Nov 21, 2014, 10:03 ET

Children in Rwanda Hold a Conference to Discuss their Rights, Reports KT Press

Hundreds of Rwandan children are convening in Kigali to discuss and express views about their rights. More than 500 under-18 children, mobilized...

Nov 14, 2014, 11:25 ET

Huge Government Investment Turns Eastern Rwanda into Breadbasket, Reports KT Press

The once drought-stricken eastern region of Rwanda with virtually no food crops grown, is no more, some 20-years down the road. Massive government...

Nov 13, 2014, 08:30 ET

Long Wait Over as Rwanda Unveils 4G LTE Internet, Reports KT Press

The speeches have ended. The promise of fastest broadband is a thing of the past. Rwandans impatiently waited for the fourth Generation Long-Term...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:49 ET

Kagame Explains Recent Numerous and Lengthy Foreign Trips, Reports KT Press

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says he has been traveling more frequently recently to 'create partnerships that bring solutions to Rwanda's...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:40 ET

Rwanda Seeking Investors to Supply Huge Market for Beans, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is seeking investors to exploit market potential for canned beans, as regional demand soars. According to Rwanda Agriculture Board,...

Nov 05, 2014, 08:11 ET

Kagame woos Indian Investors with 'Unlimited Opportunities' in Rwanda, reports KT Press

President Paul Kagame has taken his search for investors to India, promising red-carpet reception for Indian investors to take advantage of the...

Oct 31, 2014, 08:45 ET

How Maize Production in Rwanda has Grown by 213 %, reports KT Press

 For years, Jean Damascene Nkunzwenimana from Nyagatare District in eastern Rwanda struggled to put food on the table, pay bills, take children...