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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...

Oct 30, 2014, 08:50 ET

Kagame Begs Governments to Focus on Broadband in Personal Letter, Reports KT Press

Governments must enhance their national broadband planning process to enable information communications technology (ICTs) and broadband to catalyze...

Oct 30, 2014, 08:30 ET

Meet Rwanda's Paul Kagame, Africa's Most 'Tweep' President

 According to KT Press, he is a tweep, and a tech addict! Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is described by the International Telecommunications...

Oct 29, 2014, 09:13 ET

Rwanda Introduces New and Friendlier Immigration Regulations, Reports KT Press

Rwanda has reviewed its immigration regulations which will take effect on November 1, 2014. Australians, Germans, Israelis, Newzealanders, South...

Oct 24, 2014, 08:35 ET

Rwanda Prepares to Switch on Africa's First Peat Fired Power Plant, Reports KT Press

 To deal with a biting power deficit, Rwanda is set to start using peat power from Africa's first peat fired plant, by February 2015, KT Press...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:40 ET

Rwanda Seeks Investors into $23b Lucrative Projects, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is seeking international investors to tap into 15 bankable projects worth $22.93b to boost its economy. President Paul Kagame...

Oct 22, 2014, 08:35 ET

How Maize Production in Rwanda Has Grown by 213%, Reports KT Press

 President Paul Kagame says individual countries cannot develop with closed borders, urging the East African region to overcome the colonial...

Oct 21, 2014, 08:30 ET

Rwanda's President Kagame Pushes for 'Borderless' East Africa Region, Reports KT Press

 President Paul Kagame says individual countries cannot develop with closed borders – urging the East African region to overcome the...