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Aug 24, 2015, 08:22 ET

Rwanda Begins Implementing 'Car Free Zones' in Capital, Reports KT Press

 Effective August 24, no vehicles will be allowed in the heart of Rwanda's capital Kigali, widely regarded as the cleanest city in...

Aug 24, 2015, 08:05 ET

Rwanda and Ethiopia Inventing a New Africa, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda and Ethiopia have suggested new development models they believe can help Africa break away from the prescribed Western models. Leaders...

Aug 21, 2015, 08:40 ET

Rwanda Targets 100,000 HeForShe Champions Before Year End, Reports KT Press

 Jean Luc Kubwimana, 40, woke up on August 6 to routine work, carrying passengers on his motorcycle, which is a source of daily...

Aug 07, 2015, 08:35 ET

UN Envoy Consults Kagame on Burundi Crisis, Reports KT Press

 United Nations Secretary General's special representative for Central African region, Abdoulaye Bathily, has consulted Rwanda's President Paul...

Jul 28, 2015, 08:35 ET

Rwanda's International Trade Fair Back Again, Reports KT Press

 Global and regional traders are heading to Rwanda for the 18th International Trade Fair beginning from July 29 to August 12. The two-week...

Jul 21, 2015, 08:50 ET

Rwanda is Biggest Exporter of Major Minerals in Region, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is producing more minerals than any country in the Great Lakes Region, says a global not-for-profit agency that has been dealing with...

Jul 17, 2015, 08:35 ET

WEF Index Shows Rwanda is Run Better than Europe, Reports KT Press

The World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Governance Index has indicated that Rwanda is governed better than nearly all 'Western Democracies.' The...

Jul 15, 2015, 08:35 ET

Big Time Movies for July Rwanda Film Festival, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is hosting the 11th edition of the annual Rwanda film festival running under the theme "Limitless" scheduled to take place from July 19...

Jul 10, 2015, 13:22 ET

Rwanda Hosts International Festival, Reports KT Press

 Preparations for the first ever Ubumuntu Arts Festival are underway. The first of its kind in Rwanda, the Ubumuntu Arts Festival is an...

Jul 09, 2015, 08:45 ET

Rwanda Gives a Dollar Per Day to its Poorest, Reports KT Press

 Six years ago, Vincent Kagabo 75, a residence of Pfumbwe sector, Rwamagana district, Eastern Rwanda, could hardly put food on the table for...

Jul 06, 2015, 08:35 ET

Rwanda's First Lady Donates Decent Houses to Genocide Widows, Reports KT Press

Rwanda's First Lady, Jeannette Kagame has inaugurated five modern houses for elderly and needy genocide widows and widowers in Nyanza district of...

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...