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Rwanda State Airline Seeks New Routes to Drive Tourism, CEO Says

The Kigali-based carrier, which flies to 26 destinations, is reviewing its fleet of 12 aircraft. In 2019, four more -- two Airbus A330neo and two Boeing Co. 737 Max planes -- will begin operating. RwandAir will reduce its aircraft categories to three from four and will use planes from Airbus SE for


The mixed tale of women's empowerment in Rwanda

Kigali, Rwanda-In this old building in the colourful Nyarugenge district, one of the oldest areas in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, women sit at wooden tables, dutifully tending to a collection of colourful textiles. Ripples of occasional laughter rupture the looping drone of a dozen sewing machines as t


OAS Almagro compares Venezuela to Rwanda: I was misunderstood

Uruguay’s Communist Party (PCU) is looking to remove the Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary General Luis Almagro from his post, as well as from a coalition of parties the PCU belongs to in the small South American country, after the former Uruguayan foreign minister said he would not ru


Rwanda to improve its power distribution network

Signed by the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning in Rwanda, Dr. Uzziel Ndagijimana,Ambassador of Japan to Rwanda, H.E. Mr. Takayuki Miyashita and Chief Representative ofJICA, Mr. Hiroyuki Takada, the investment forms part of the country’s plan to strengthen thecapacity of distribution network


Two African Heroes Leave Prison in Rwanda | Black Agenda Report

Rwandan dictator Paul Kagame has released two of his best known political prisoners: Victoire Ingabire, a Hutu political activist, and Kizito Mihigo, a Tutsi gospel singer.


MTN marking two-decade milestone in Rwanda

From PHYLLIS BIRORI in Kigali, RwandaKIGALI, (CAJ News)– MTN Rwanda is celebrating and rewarding its customers as part of commemorations of 20 years operating in the East African country.


Rwanda copyright body denies infringement

According to the article, Rwandan singer Senderi International Hit had on 7 September used his Instagram account toaccusethe RDB of using his music without his consent during the Kwita Izina concert, an annual tourism promotional event that was held earlier that day.


Rwanda Votes In Parliamentary Elections - The Organization for World Peace

Voting has begun in Rwanda’s parliamentary elections. More than 500 candidates from five political parties and four independent contestants took part in the elections that begun on Sunday, September 2ndand lasted three days. According to Al-Jazeera, the elections were to elect legislators for the 80


Rwanda Football officials set for prosecution after bribery allegations

The two officials, Secretary General François Régis Uwayezu and Commissioner for Competitions Eric Ruhamiriza, wheredetained earlier this monthafter allegations that they tried to bribe a referee ahead of a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Ivory Coast in Kigali on September 9th.


Global Polymer Modified Asphalt Market 2018 – Myanmar, TAPI Gas Pipeline, Turkmenistan, KivuWatt, Rwanda - Chemical Report

Global Polymer Modified Asphalt Market2018-2025 report delivers a comprehensive research based study of the market along with the market share, forecast data, in-depth analysis, and detailed overview of the Polymer Modified Asphalt industry with respect to global market. The Polymer Modified Asphalt


How Rwanda Redrock Tourism project engages visitors and reduce poverty through sustainable education programs? | Travel News | eTurboNews

The last decade has seen worldwide effort, led by UNESCO, to promote ESD (education for sustainable development) that ensures social, ecological and economic viability and well-being.


'Design for Good' exhibition opening this weekend at the Museum of Design Atlanta

The Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) has announced their upcomingexhibitionDesign for Good: Architecture for Everyone,curated by John Cary. Opening on September 23, the museum will showcase projects featured in Cary's bookDesign for Good.


Rwanda Rises as Central Africa’s Leading Growth Engine

Its Healthcare sector has steadily improved and citizens now have access to a national health insurance plan, making healthcare services, including cancer diagnosis, more affordable for lower-income citizens; the Rwandan healthcare sector is founded on the ‘precision medicine’ model in delivering pa


Rwanda frees Victoire Ingabire, more than 2,000 other political prisoners - East Africa Monitor

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has approved the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners, including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire who was jailed in 2012 for conspiring against the government.


The renascence of Rwanda’s Akagera National Park - Chwezi Traveller

By Gilbert MwijukeBefore the1994 Rwandan genocide, Akagera National Park was awash with a variety of wildlife, and some of its star attractions included lions and black rhinos.Back then, more than 50,000 wild animals – including some 300 lions – roamed the park that spanned some 2,700 sq kilometres.


‘Why weren’t we taught this at school?’ asks star of Rwanda drama

Hugo Blick makes a habit of writing and directing television that has serious, high-minded ambition to elevate the form and educate his audience.Black Earth Rising,a drama about the prosecution of international war crimes – specifically the Rwandan genocide – is no exception.


RwandAir adds fourth weekly London flight over festive period

RwandAir is to increase flights between London Gatwick and Kigali for travel over the Christmas and New Year period due to extra demand from travellers seeking toexperience the beauty of Rwanda.A fourth weekly flight is to be added to meet demand for those looking to escape the UK’s cold winter weat


More mass graves discovered from Rwanda's genocide

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Authorities in Rwanda have found new mass graves they say contain 5,400 bodies of genocide victims nearly a quarter-century after the 1994 bloodshed.Naphtal Ahishakiye, executive secretary of genocide survivors' organization Ibuka, told The Associated Press the bodies were exhu


News24.com | Rwanda's president to newly freed prisoners: Be careful

Rwanda's president has warned a prominent opposition leader and others newly released from prison to be "humble" and "careful" or they'll end up behind bars again.[...][Published inAidNews- Readthe original article]


Two Rwanda Football Federation officials arrested after referee makes bribery allegation

Uwayezu, appointed general secretary in May of this year, and Ruhamiriza deny wrongdoing and the FERWAFA claimed it was "shocked by the remarks of the referee" in a statement in response to the claims.