Category: News

  • Farm better, save more: Gisagara rice farmers’ group transforming lives

    Members of the various farmers’ groups are trained in better farming techniques, in addition to other aspects that can enable them practice agriculture as a business. Adam Rwirahira has spent his life growing rice.  His father, Peter, is considered a rice guru and has been in the business for 30 years. He currently farms close […]

  • Egyptian Millionaire Enters Rwanda Housing Industry

    A Qatari-Egyptian real estate company, Almoez Holding Group, has entered the Rwandan market to help fix Rwanda’s housing puzzle. The current housing demand in Rwanda is widening, especially housing for the middle and lower class, also known as affordable houses. The Rwanda Housing Authority estimates the Rwanda’s demand for affordable housing in general to at […]

  • Rwanda Is 7th Global Business Reformer

    Rwanda is now one of the world’s top most business reformers and leads in Sub-Sahara region according to the World Bank’s Doing Business report for 2016. The report places Rwanda at the 7th position overall global reformer, out of 189 countries surveyed. According to the report, Rwanda also ranks 62nd globally in ease of doing […]

  • Dutch Investors Enthusiastic as Rwanda Day Dawns

    Rwandan officials with high level business acumen are working around the clock in Netherlands to rattle as many Dutch investors as possible into Rwanda. Over hundred Dutch companies have already considered tapping into opportunities in the green and attractive Rwandan market, an economy that has recorded an average 8% growth over the last decade and […]

  • City Dwellers Marvel as New Kigali Complexes Aboard

    President Paul Kagame has said that he prefers investors who put their money into sustainable investments than nondurable ventures.The head of state made the remarks on Monday, August 10, as he inaugurated tow complexes worth Frw11.7 billion ($54m) in Kigali City. “There are investors who invest in profitable ventures, which is good…but you [government] must […]

  • Nyabihu: MINISPOC Empty Promises Angers IBUKA

    The Ministry of Culture and sports (MINISPOC) during the reign of Joseph Habineza pledged to contribute Rwf65million towards the construction of Mukamira Genocide Memorial Site. According to Anastase Juru, the coordinator of IBUKA in Nyabihu district it has been more than 5 years and the Ministry of Culture and sports never fulfilled its promise. “By […]

  • Animals of Nyungwe Park Destroy fields in Neighboring Areas

    In Uwamusebeya cell, Ruheru sector, peasants living in the vicinity of Nyungwe National Park complain that wild animals called “Ibihinyage” are ravaging their fields. They need to be compensated for their crops. As Ndayisenga Fréderic, one of the inhabitants of this cell, explains, when these animals ravage their fields, they inform the SGF (Special Guarantee […]

  • Nyanza: GAERG, AERG help Vulnerable Genocide Survivors

    Members of GAERG, and AERG, the organizations for genocide survivor former university students donated to vulnerable genocide survivors to help them improve on social standards. GEARG and AERG on March 7, donated cows, renovated houses and built kitchen gardens (uturima tw’igikoni) for the vulnerable old genocide widows. The event was marked by umuganda in Kibilizi […]

  • 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 […]