In an interview with Rwanda Broadcasting Agency (RTV) on 20 March 2020, High Commissioner Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye talks about the current Coronavirus situation in Singapore, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand, the containment measures that had been put in place, and the status of the Rwandan Community in each country.
The long-awaited year 2020 is here and Rwanda can only look forward toward 2050 with hope and hard work demonstrated over the last 20 years. Nasra Bishumba breaks down the exciting events and milestones that are expected across sectors of the country in 2020. 1. June 2020 CHOGM Rwanda has made a name for itself over the last few years for hosting historical summits but the […]
An interview with the CEO of Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Clare Akamanzi on the occasion of the celebration of 10 years after the creation of the board, through a merger of seven public institutions. Looking at RDB’s ten-year journey, what did it take to get it here? It took a bold vision by President Paul Kagame, and the entire Government, to prioritize private sector development, […]
Hear from the High Commissioner as he provides a snapshot of Rwanda’s socio-economic tapestry and the unflinching determination that continues to drive her growth in this btcn asia country report.
Rwanda has introduced the use of electric motorcycles as part of its efforts to protect the environment and cut fuel costs. Passengers and motorcyclists say the electric vehicles could dramatically change how Rwandans do business. James Musisi, 45, is one of 10 motorcyclists who have started to use the motorcycles in what is known as the moto-taxi business — motorcycle taxis. He says the vehicles […]
The World Bank has clarified and endorsed the country’s poverty reduction rate after news reports claimed the statistics about Rwanda’s poverty reduction had been tampered with. The statement which was published on the World Bank’s website on Friday says the World Bank staff weighed in publicly, clearly, and with commensurate technical rigour on the Rwanda poverty measurement debate in a working paper (Revisiting the Poverty […]
Hon. Justice Amie Muyoboke Karimunda, Judge of the Supreme Court of Rwanda, and Mrs Providence Umurungi, Head of International Justice and Judicial Cooperation at the Ministry of Justice, were in Singapore to represent Rwanda at the signing of the Singapore Convention on Mediation on 7 August 2019. Also known as the UN Convention on International Settlement Agreements resulting from Mediation, the treaty will ‘provide for […]
Tall, strong, dark figures pacing from side to side. Their voices echo, and in unison they chant. Harmoniously, there is a cacophony of sounds emerging from brightly dressed men. These men are the chosen ones, the warriors, handpicked to serve the King. Listening to music that accompanies the dance, you will hear a variety of tones and beats. The main presiding sound would be the […]
Rwanda attracted $2.006 billion in domestic and foreign investments last year, surpassing the target by $6 million. This reflects a 20 per cent growth from $1.675 billion that was recorded in 2017. Of the top five investments into the country in 2018, four were local projects demonstrating that the local private sector is headed for maturity. According to the latest statistics from Rwanda Development Board, […]
The tiny East African nation has proven to be a role model for the continent. During her November 2018 visit to Rwanda, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva described the country as one that has enjoyed impressive growth and often has bold ambitions. In recent years, at business summits across the world, it’s not uncommon to hear such praise about Rwanda. Various speakers have singled it […]