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  • Kampeta Sayinzoga, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance

    Rwanda’s permanent secretary to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, and secretary to the Treasury, cuts an unexpected figure. Just 33 years old and female, Kampeta Sayinzoga is far from the normal demographic for someone in her job. “I’m in a position that normally should be for a 65 year old man, and I’m […]

  • Kigali-based Fashion House listed among 50 Most Innovative Companies in the World

    Fast Company, whose mission is to “inspires a new breed of innovative and creative thought leaders who are actively inventing the future of business,” has listed Made in Kigali among the world’s 50 most innovative companies. The Kigali-based fashion house is praised for “helping to build an industry from scratch.” In a blog post, Emma Whitford explains […]

  • Women Integral to Governance, Peacebuilding in Africa

    Ruth Aine, a Ugandan blogger and social media trainer, has shared an opinion piece highlighting the integral role women play in Africa’s success. She pulls examples from Rwanda. Excerpts from the piece include: After arriving in Kigali last month, the first thing my friends and I did was hire motorcycles and ride around the city. […]

  • Why Rwanda’s Youth are ‘wired’ to Lead Africa

    They say that home is where the heart is. For many of us, the idea of ‘home’ conjures feelings of comfort and convenience — the good life. But what if home is where heartache is? After residing in Uganda for most of her young life, Clarisse Iribagiza returned to her home in Rwanda kicking and […]

  • Over 3,000 expected for Rwanda Day in Atlanta

    Over 3,000 Rwandans and friends of Rwanda are expected to attend the sixth edition of Rwanda Day, scheduled Saturday, September 20, in the US city of Atlanta, Georgia. Rwanda Day events have since become a platform for strategic networking and closing business deals between government officials, businesses and the Diaspora community. This year’s event is […]

  • Rwanda Ranked 3rd Greenest Country in Africa

    Are you planning your safari today? Where are you going for a safari? If you’ve not yet include Rwanda the third best place to visit in Africa, it’s high time you include it on your must see list before the end of this year. This small country is blessed with a lot of tourist attraction […]

  • Ending Gender-Based Violence in Rwanda

    The Guardian tells the story of Samuel Munyaneza, 45, and his wife Florence Uzamunkunda, 32, and their determination to end gender-based violence both in their home and their community. The dramatic change in the couple’s life came after Samuel agreed to attend a gender-training programme in order to avoid being reported to law enforcers. Run […]