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World Stars, Speakers and Events that Will Make 2020 Headlines

World Stars, Speakers and Events that Will Make 2020 Headlines

The year 2020 is going to be a successful year for Rwandans as the country continues to be referred to as one of the places to put on your visit…

2019 and Rwanda’s $2 Billion Deals

2019 and Rwanda’s $2 Billion Deals

When the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani arrived in Rwanda to unveil the anti-corruption sculpture along his host President Paul Kagame at Kigali Convention Centre…

From ICASA to  First Female Neurosurgeon; How Rwanda Sent Off 2019

From ICASA to First Female Neurosurgeon; How Rwanda Sent Off 2019

ICASA – When Rwanda was announced to host the most complicated and biggest health gathering – the International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) earlier this month, the…

Umushyikirano 2019: A Day of Opening Up

Umushyikirano 2019: A Day of Opening Up

  Day 1 of the 17th National Umushyikirano Council dialogue at Kigali Convention Centre (KCC) was characterised by laying bare issues and addressing them in a concrete manner –there was no…

Satellite Symposia, Abstract Driven Sessions, Plenary Sessions – Farewell ICASA 2019

Satellite Symposia, Abstract Driven Sessions, Plenary Sessions – Farewell ICASA 2019

Fifteen million, the number of people whose lives have been claimed by AIDS, in Africa so far. Eight thousand, the number of people from across the world, who over the…

President Kagame, An illuminating Conversation with the Press

President Kagame, An illuminating Conversation with the Press

“Home grown solutions” is what Rwanda calls an approach that is rare in Africa, development that is channelled through African countries’ own culture and history. Unnoticed, one suspects even by…

A Stolen Bicycle and An Offer To Be A Rebel Fighter

A Stolen Bicycle and An Offer To Be A Rebel Fighter

Another week, another group of Rwandans relate tales of torture, and other forms of ill treatment in Ugandan jails. It has become a well-practised routine. Rwandans in their ones…

The Genocide Against Tutsi In the Eyes of 9 Year Old Child

The Genocide Against Tutsi In the Eyes of 9 Year Old Child

In April this year as we started the 25th commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi, I realized that my 9 year old eldest, is the same age as…

Celebrations, Pomp As 320 Officer Cadets Pass Out, Reunite with Families

Celebrations, Pomp As 320 Officer Cadets Pass Out, Reunite with Families

On Saturday morning, all roads led to Rwanda Military Academy in Gako, Bugesera district, where the first cohort of 320 officer cadets who completed the first degree course combined with…

Why Chinese Engineering Companies Sign Rwanda’s Big Cheques

Why Chinese Engineering Companies Sign Rwanda’s Big Cheques

You have seen several big projects all over Rwanda’s capital Kigali. The city is growing so fast – from smallest structures to the tallest – to the widest. Kigali is showing…

And Let There Be Light for All By 2024

And Let There Be Light for All By 2024

Rwanda aims for universal access to electricity by 2024, and it envisions the private sector as crucial to reaching that objective. Whether the sector is rising to the challenge was…

Rwanda This Week: From First Electric Car to Hotel Ranking, Hong Kong Investors…

Rwanda This Week: From First Electric Car to Hotel Ranking, Hong Kong Investors…

Rwanda’s business partners have seized country’s ambition of innovation and technology, doing things with excellency and pioneering in ventures the continent is yet to embrace. The…