Rwanda to host virtual African Green Revolution Forum summit

Rwanda to host virtual African Green Revolution Forum summit

Rwanda will host the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Summit virtually from September 8 to 11, 2020 to avoid the spread of the novel coronavirus, according to a statement from the event organisers. The Summit due in September this year is the 10th edition of the AGRF, and the first of such events to be held online. AGRF is considered the most diverse and multi-dimensional forum […]

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Proposal to push AfCFTA implementation to January

Proposal to push AfCFTA implementation to January

The executive secretary of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), has proposed to African heads of state that trading under this framework starts in January 2021, according to an official. Trading under the AfCFTA agreement was due to commence on July 1, 2020, but as a result of the Covid-19 global pandemic, this date was postponed. “There is a proposed launch date, January 2021. It […]

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Rwandan humanitarian nominated for Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award

Rwandan humanitarian nominated for Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award

Rwanda’s Isabelle Kamariza is among the 10 finalists nominated for the Waislitz Global Citizens’ Choice Award, an award that seeks to celebrate individuals who make extraordinary contributions in the society. Kamariza is the president and founder of Solid Africa, a Rwandan charity with a mission to end the food security crisis faced by vulnerable patients in public hospitals. The Waislitz Global Citizen Awards, presented by Waislitz Foundation […]

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Most Kigali-bound flights to resume in August

Most Kigali-bound flights to resume in August

As countries across the globe continue grappling with the Covid-19 pandemic, air travel industry, which has been hit hard, is slowly resuming as select airlines across the world return to the skies. Countries are gradually reopening their space, allowing commercial airlines, most of which had suspended flights three months ago, to resume operations. Rwanda announced the opening of its airspace last week, allowing all airlines to […]

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How Kigali’s Financial Centre is progressing amid global capital constraints

How Kigali’s Financial Centre is progressing amid global capital constraints

In 2019, plans to establish Kigali International Financial Centre picked up pace and a formal launch had been scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the Commonwealth Heads of State and Government Meeting. Kigali International Financial Centre (KIFC), an initiative by the Government that seeks to position Rwanda as a business and financial hub in Africa as well as reforming the financial services. While the pandemic might […]

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Kagame speaks about liberation

Kagame speaks about liberation

President Paul Kagame on Friday held a live Instagram session with local social media influencers, which focused on Rwanda’s 26-year journey after liberation. Kagame told the social media influencers that the history of Rwanda’s liberation struggle of 1990-1994 is one, which every Rwandan associates with, saying many individuals sacrificed their lives to liberate the country after many years of suffering. “During our time many of […]

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Road to CHOGM: Rwanda lines-up investment opportunities

Road to CHOGM: Rwanda lines-up investment opportunities

As Rwanda prepares to host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in 2021, officials have said the country is ready for new investments in areas such as energy, manufacturing, and innovation. Clare Akamanzi, the Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Development Board (RDB) indicated that Rwanda is one of the easiest places in Africa to do business beyond Mauritius, highlighting three key programmes to drive […]

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Rwanda launches digital app to bolster liberation history tourism

Rwanda launches digital app to bolster liberation history tourism

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) on Saturday, July 4, launched a digital application that will enable end users to view the course of the liberation struggle and therefore boost both domestic and international tourism. Dubbed Liberation History Tourism Trail, the application has information on the history and significance of all 44 liberation sites located in six districts across the country. It also has additional features such as accessibility, […]

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Commercial flights to resume in August

Commercial flights to resume in August

The Ministry of Infrastructure (Mininfra) on Saturday, July 4 announced that Rwanda will reopen airport operations for scheduled commercial flights on August 1. The move follows months of restricted passenger flights since May 18, as a means to contain the Covid-19 pandemic. According to a statement from Mininfra, several measures shall be adhered to safeguard the health of passengers, crew and staff. “Rwanda’s airports will reopen for scheduled […]

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Kagame to write about Liberation Struggle

Kagame to write about Liberation Struggle

President Paul Kagame has announced that he will find time and write a book or use “other forms” to chronicle the four-year Liberation Struggle that ended in 1994. He made the announcement via his Twitter handle on Saturday, July 4, as the country celebrated the 26th anniversary of the end of the four-year liberation struggle. On this day, the nation celebrates the courageous fighters of […]

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