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USA: A top White House official has said the Trump Administration will need concrete evidence of its economic benefits before backing the Kigali Amendment to phase down HFC refrigerants. While a White House official had previously indicated that the Administration supported the goals and approach of ...
AS Kigali women football Club started defence of their league title with a forfeit win after their opponents Bugesera failed to show up for the match day one fixture at Kigali Stadium, Nyamirambo. Chasing a record-extending ninth consecutive league title, the defending champions didn't start the season as ...

The City of Kigali on Friday awarded Kigali's best cultural troupes during its annual 'Kigali City Traditional Cultural Dance Competition.' Six out of nine team were awarded Rwf1m, Rwf0.8m, Rwf0.6m, Rwf 0.5m, Rwf0.4m and Rwf0.2m. The competition began in the sectors and proceeded to the districts, ...
Kigali, the capital of Rwanda has recently claimed the name of Smart city, adding on the already reality of the green/clean city. Apparently, the beauty of the city is cutting across as government, religious institutions and Private people are all erecting magnificent buildings. For sometime, the attention has ...
Rwanda is known to be one of the countries in Africa that have managed to keep their country free of pollution the best way they know how. Car free day was introduced in Rwanda's capital, Kigali, to encourage the citizens to exercise and engage in mass sports. See Also: ...
The City of Kigali on Friday awarded Kigali's best cultural troupes during its annual 'Kigali City Traditional Cultural Dance Competition.' Six out of nine team were awarded Rwf1m, Rwf0.8m, Rwf0.6m, Rwf 0.5m, Rwf0.4m and Rwf0.2m. The competition began in the sectors and proceeded to the districts, ...

Hamza Ihirwe grew up loving the arts and he always dreamed to make it his lifetime career, but when he joined high school in early 2000s he found himself studying Mathematics and physics. At Group Scolaire Officiel Indatwa in Huye district, where Ihirwe studied, the school used to hire barbers to shave ...
Abercrombie & Kent (A&K) has opened an office in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali. This is the company's 10th office in sub-Saharan Africa and its 53rd worldwide.
This walking tour around Nyamirambo, one of Kigali's oldest and most vibrant neighbourhoods, is an exclusive inclusion on this nine-day G Adventures/National Geographic Journeys trip through Rwanda and Uganda. The tour is offered by the Nyamirambo women's Centre (NWC), a project started in 2007 ...
Siemens-a German global tech multinational company has expressed interest in investing in mobility technology during the construction of the proposed Isaka- Kigali railway. "We have the right technology for the rail infrastructure and we are also aware that the rail project is looking for funding. This is one ...
From a tourist's perspective, our reporter takes us on a "Tembera U Rwanda" -- the campaign to promote domestic tourism and encourage Rwandans to explore their country. We journey from Kigali through to the popular stopover in Rulindo District, right into the middle of Volcanoes National Park, where he ...
Kigali residents will soon start paying for their liquid waste as part of the implementation of the new sewerage project due for construction soon. Residents living along the mapped areas connected on the 86 kilometers sewer network will be obliged to pay for the household sewer collected and drained from ...
This Saturday, January 27, the Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) Kigali will host the country's inaugural festival for vintage, pimped, luxurious customised cars and superbikes. Owned by both locals and foreigners living in Rwanda, American muscle cars, European and Japanese cars and ...
Integrated Polytechnic Regional Centre (IPRC) - Kigali are optimistic to put up their A Game in a bid to retain the heroes Day Tournament title they won last year. The 2018 edition of the annual mid-season tournament is scheduled to run from January 27 through to February 3 at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, ...
Tanzania and Rwanda moved a step further in their plans for joint construction of 521 kilometre Isaka-Kigali Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) when ministers for infrastructure from the two countries met in Dar es Salaam over the weekend to deliberate on how to implement construction of the joint railway ...
"I came to Kigali about five years ago to look for a job and other opportunities," says 35-year-old Hassan Mudenge, a construction site assistant, "I can say I am now financially stable. I pay my rent regularly and send some money home to help my parents. And I am saving to build myself house in the village.".
Rwanda-based Bank of Kigali has selected Fiorano Software's platform for its digital transformation project. The assignment involves integration with Bank of Kigali's Temenos T24 Core Banking Solution with support for online and offline banking features. Fiorano ESB and Fiorano API Management will ...

But the Kigali party was a grisly affair. So, when Radio Mille Collines belted out the order, "Cut down the tall trees!", "Crush the cockroaches!", the globe was awake to perhaps the greatest horror since Hitler. The "tall trees" were the tall, gangling Tutsi, who though a minority, monopolized political power.
"The way we do it, we do it in our context but sports we cannot say it is exclusively for Kigali people or Rwandan people. But the way we are trying to promote sport may be done in our context or in our way which means others countries other people across Africa may, maybe learn from what we are doing or ...
Two surface-to-air missiles had been shot at Habyarimana's jet as it made to land at the Kigali airport. Hutus christened their ethnic neighbours - the Tutsis, with whom they had been living even before the Belgian colonists arrived the state capital, Kigali in 1916 - with the highly connotative tag of ...
Rock music lovers in Kigali have not had many options to enjoy the genre in the city but now RG Consult, the brains behind Kigali Jazz Junction, has brought live rock music to town. The first ever 'Rock & Fresh' night in Kigali happened on Saturday, bringing the first ever rock live experience in town - at the ...
The standard gauge railway (SGR) was agreed between Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda - that it would move from Mombasa-Nairobi-Kisumu-Malaba (Kenya) on to Kampala (Uganda), which would be extended to Kigali,Rwanda. Burundi and eastern DR Congo were to tap from the project once the line ...
Former French President Nikolas Sarkozy and the latest high ranking French official to have visited Rwanda in the last 23 years is in Rwanda. "President Kagame receives former French President Nicolas Sarkozy at Urugwiro Village," reads an official tweet from office of the president. Upon arrival to ...
Dar es Salaam, Tanzanai | XINHUA | Tanzania and Rwanda on Sunday agreed to construct a 400-kilometer standard gauge railway line from Isaka to Kigali in efforts to connect Rwanda, the landlocked east African country, to the Dar es Salaam port. Tanzanian President John Magufuli told a news ...
Rwanda Premier League side AS Kigali have signed former Rayon sports midfielder Faudi Ndayisenga on a two-year contract, according to head coach Eric Nshimiyimana. The Burundi international has previously played for the top clubs in Rwanda, including APR FC, which he joined in 2008 until 2009, ...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (L) shakes hands with Rwandan President Paul Kagame during their meeting in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, on Jan. 13, 2018. (Xinhua/Lyu Tianran). Kigali, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- China is willing to strengthen exchanges with Rwanda in various fields from governance to ...
Kigali Breaking Cypher is an annual hip hop event nurturing and promoting the hip-hop dance scene in East Africa and Africa at large. The event ... Organised by Rwanda Twins Family, the annual Rwanda Twins' Day will take place on Sunday January 14 at Olympic Hotel in Kimironko, Kigali from 1pm.
But despite its rolling green hills, sparkling clean streets and energetic young arts scene, Kigali still struggles to attract tourists -- most visitors to Rwanda pass right through on their way to jungles and safaris, making now an ideal time to visit before the world catches wind of all Kigali has to offer. With low ...
Zihiga, who works at a bank in Kigali, noted that the Umuganda tradition predates the genocide as "ubudehe," when communities would gather to cultivate fields together. Ubudehe slowly faded out of use as Rwanda transitioned from a bartering society to a cash-based society in the second half of the 20th ...
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol, which will phase down HFC consumption in developed countries by 85% by 2036 (compared to a 2011-2013 baseline period), will enter into force on 1 January 2019. The third in our series of policy articles looks at how Australia and New Zealand are ...
President Paul Kagame, yesterday, met Uganda's Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa in Kigali in what was described as a "good discussion" on a number of issues the two neighbouring countries have interests in. According to Louise Mushikiwabo, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cooperation and East African ...
Since February 2017, Rwanda Correctional Service (RCS) started relocating 3,000 male inmates from "1930" prison, located in Kigali City Center, to the newly constructed prison at Magerere in Nyarugege District. "We still have around 500 female inmates in that prison, but we shall complete the relocation ...
The first robotics boot camp kicked off in Kigali yesterday, bringing together at least 40 outstanding students (20 boys and 20 girls) from 20 schools across the country. The three-weeks 'Robotics Camp Rwanda 2018', organised by Bank of Kigali TecHouse, will be facilitated by senior students from the ...
Rwanda National police has launched an investigations into the death of a Canadian national found dead at Okapi hotel in Muhima Sector, Nyarugenge District on Tuesday. Superintendent Emmanuel Hitayezu, the police spokesperson for Kigali City said that Vicash Chandra Mishra was found dead in his ...
Meanwhile, Rwandans welcomed the new year in style with fireworks at the Kigali Convention Centre, Mount Kigali and Mount Rebero. Artistes from across Africa also performed across the city through concerts including at Kigali Convention Centre where Nigerian superstar Yemi Alade and Kenya's Sauti ...
Rayon sports have surprisingly included AS Kigali attacking midfielder Dominique Savio Nshuti and Amagaju FC forward Hussein 'Tchabalala' Shaban in their squad for next year's CAF Champions League. Nshuti has informed AS Kigali that he wants to terminate his contract on grounds that the Azam ...
City of Kigali has announced two new locations from where fireworks will be launched to welcome 2018. Apart from Kigali Convention Centre in Gasabo District, authorities have planned new locations from where New year fireworks will be launched: Mount Kigali (In Nyarugenge District) and Mount Rebero ...
Assorted narcotic drugs worth over Rwf16.7 million seized in various Rwanda National police (RNP)-led operations in the City of Kigali, were disposed of on December 29 at Nduba landfill in Gasabo District. The destroyed narcotics seized in last three months, include over 900 kilogrammes of cannabis, ...
Rwanda international Dominique Savio Nshuti has written to his club AS Kigali asking to be released less than seven months after signing a three-year contract, Saturday Sport has established. The 20-year-old former Isonga FC and Rayon sports attacking midfielder only joined AS Kigali in June on a free ...
Reggae music lovers are in for a treat, with a three-in-one reggae concert dubbed 'Roots Reggae At The Control.' The concerts are organized by reggae musician Lioneyes Jasporah from the One Cell Foundation, a roots reggae band based in Brussels, Belgium. The band was formed in 2014.
The canopy walk at Nyungwe National Park. Rwanda's climate and topography offer a unique getaway both in the city of Kigali and major towns, with various interesting experiences to suit all holiday demands. PHOTO | CYRIL NDEGEYA | NATION ...
AS Kigali came from behind to earn a point against rivals SC Kiyovu in 2-all draw at Kigali Stadium on Tuesday. The result means Eric Nshimiyimana's team remain on the top of Azam Rwanda Premier League table with 17 points. Visitors SC Kiyovu netted the opening goal through striker Jean Claude ...
It will be first against second when AS Kigali and SC Kiyovu face off in an Azam Rwanda Premier League fixture Tuesday at Kigali Stadium in Nyamirambo with the winner set to go three points clear at the top of the table. The teams have been in an impressive form so far and both will be keen to maintain ...
The museum, inside the Kandt House in Kigali, represents the transformation of former natural history museum, which hosted fauna and flora products, before it was moved to the environmental museum in Karongi in August. Rwanda became a German colony in 1985 until 1918 when the latter lost the First ...
The City of Kigali and Kobe, the sixth-largest city in Japan, are set to work out a fundamental partnership after a high-level delegation arrived in Kigali on Monday. An eight-member delegation from different private companies and government led by Shigenori Tanabe, the director of economic planning, ...
There was a time in its early days when the Kigali Jazz Junction (KJJ) was too small for the venue in which it is held, Serena hotel; now in its 7th edition, the monthly musical show appears to have become oversize for the site, at least going by the overwhelmed parking area on jazz nights. At Friday's show ...
Rwanda will host the second edition of the Next Einstein Forum (NEF) Global Gathering 2018, which is expected to take place on March 26-28, at the Kigali Convention Centre (KCC). It will be the first time the country will be hosting the NEF Global Gathering. The forum, an initiative of the African Institute for ...
From Kigali to Khartoum, pioneers are using drones to tackle some of the continent's current challenges. In Rwanda, drones deliver blood to almost half of the country's blood transfusion centres. In Malawi, UAVs deliver HIV test kits to and from remote parts of the country. Elsewhere, drones are used to ...
The envisaged Standard Gauge Railway that will link the Tanzanian port of Dar es Salaam and Kigali is a game changer, the state minister for transport has said. "It is big in so many ways," Jean de Dieu Uwihanganye told The New Times on Thursday. President Paul Kagame and his Tanzanian counterpart ...
On Friday, Tanzanian Star Diamond Platinumz left his home early morning for Kigali, not for a concert, rather for a hybrid mission; social - business trip. He is badly looking for a residential house in Kigali. On a two day trip to Rwanda, Diamond wants to prove his love for Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, ...


 

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