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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...

Apr 10, 2015, 08:30 ET

Rwanda Suspicious Over France's Declassified Genocide Docs, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda is suspicious about President Francois Holland's promised classified dossiers with evidence on France's involvement in the genocide...

Apr 08, 2015, 08:40 ET

Foreign Investors Rushing to Rwanda After Kagame Reassurance, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's Salesman-In-Chief, Paul Kagame, says tens of foreign investors are increasingly buying into his business pitches. "There are...

Apr 07, 2015, 08:09 ET

21st Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda, a KT Press Report

 This year Rwanda will mark the 21st Commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi. It is an important occasion to remember the lives that...

Apr 07, 2015, 08:06 ET

Rwanda Army Bank Records Unusual Profits in Tough Sector, Reports KT Press

 Zigama CSS, a military bank in Rwanda is giving commercial banks a hard run after it announced, last week, that it had registered a net profit...

Mar 27, 2015, 08:35 ET

Kagame Says East Africa is Good Bet for Investors, Reports KT Press

Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is calling upon investors to tap into East Africa, saying the region is better placed for investment. "East Africa...

Mar 16, 2015, 08:30 ET

Demystifying Brain Drain: Why Rwandan Scholars Are Returning Home, a KT Press Report

On July 23, 2010, Jean Leon Iragena, 24, received a phone call from Rwanda Education Board officials informing him that he had been awarded the...

Mar 10, 2015, 09:39 ET

President Kagame Expected in Paris for Major UN Conferences, Reports KT Press

President Paul Kagame is expected in Paris, France on Thursday where he will attend a closed door Broadband Commission meeting. The Broadband...

Feb 23, 2015, 08:19 ET

Kagame Pushes for Investment in Renewable Energy for Africa, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame is advocating for investment in renewable energy as the continent grapples with a lack of electricity for...

Feb 13, 2015, 08:45 ET

Kagame Prefers Capital Markets for Investment Finance, Not Aid, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda's President Paul Kagame says African countries will not succeed economically if the continent does not embrace the spirit of...

Feb 13, 2015, 08:35 ET

Rwanda Stock Market Raises US $176m, Reports KT Press

 Barely five years old, the Rwanda stock market, the youngest in East Africa, has raised US $91 million through equities and US $85 million...

Feb 11, 2015, 08:35 ET

Over a Million Tourists Help Rwanda's Tourism Revenue Cross US$ 300m, Reports KT Press

 Rwanda tourism revenues increased from $293m in 2013, to $303m in 2014, representing a 3% increase, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says....

Feb 06, 2015, 08:35 ET

ITU Declares Rwanda a Business Hotspot for Technology, Reports KT Press

 The newly elected Secretary General of International Telecommunication Unions (ITU), Zhao Houlin, says Rwanda is hotspot for ICT...

Feb 06, 2015, 08:30 ET

Kagame's Tough Policy on Land Grabbers Pays Off in Rwanda, Reports KT Press

In 1999, Annah Muhorakeye returned to Rwanda from Uganda where she lived as a refugee for 25 years. A peasant from Eastern Rwanda, largely...

Feb 04, 2015, 08:40 ET

Rwanda Welcomes New $500 Million Investment from Buffet Foundation, Reports KT Press

 Howard Buffett - the eldest son to multi-billionaire investor and philanthropist, Warren Buffet, will invest $500 million (Rwf 350 billion) to...

Feb 02, 2015, 08:41 ET

Rwanda First Lady Energizes Push for Polio-Free Africa, Reports KT Press

 The First Lady of Rwanda Jeannette Kagame told a continental summit that just as Rwanda has eliminated it, Africa can also kick out the...

Jan 29, 2015, 08:55 ET

Cooperatives in Rwanda Seek Investor to Run Their New Bank, Reports KT Press

 Rwandan cooperatives are anxiously waiting for establishment of a bank that will help finance most of their projects, which local...

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...