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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 ...
A survey in Kigali markets showed prices of basic foods such as meat, maize and cassava flour, Irish potatoes, green bananas, beans, peas and rice have reduced. A kilo of beef was going for about Rwf2,000 ($2.34), a kilo of Irish potatoes was selling for Rwf160 ($0.19), a kilo of maize and cassava flour ...
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 ...
But Rwanda says they are members of the Rwanda National Congress, an opposition party in exile led by former allies of President Paul Kagame, that Kigali deems a terrorist organisation. Neighbours Rwanda and Uganda have a fractious relationship, with their leaders competing for regional influence.
In a dim corner of Biryogo market in Kigali, Rutayisire Ibrahim watches as two traders slap playing cards on to a wooden stool outside his tiny shop, which is crowded with neatly folded stacks of trousers and bunches of colourful ties. The garments are hand-me-downs from men living thousands of miles ...
There's always something going on in Kigali. Check out our guide for things to do this ... This happens at Kigali Convention Centre on December 31. Entrance fee is Rwf30,000 for ... The movie will be showing starting this Friday at Century cinema Kigali, Kigali City Tower. Every attendee will get pictures ...
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.
A survey in Kigali markets showed prices of basic foods such as meat, maize and cassava flour, Irish potatoes, green bananas, beans, peas and rice have reduced. A kilo of beef was going for about Rwf2,000 ($2.34), a kilo of Irish potatoes was selling for Rwf160 ($0.19), a kilo of maize and cassava flour ...
Summary of Event: This fourth iteration of this conference is themed "The Power of Savings Groups. Inclusion. Resilience. Empowerment." Sessions will be based on the following tracks: (1) Systemic Approaches to Increase Scale, Sustainability, and Impact; (2) Access to Formal Financial Services; ...
USA: A-Gas Americas, one of the largest refrigerant recovery and reclamation companies, is anticipating US ratification of the Kigali amendment "in the near future". There have been concerns over the Trump Administration's attitude to the Kigali agreement to phase down HFC refrigerants, but last month US ...
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 ...
Rwandan Minister of finance and Economic Planning Claver Gatete (R, Front) explains finance issues related to the youth at Rwandan annual National Dialogue Council in Kigali, captial of Rwanda, on Dec. 19, 2017. Rwandan annual National Dialogue Council, a forum where participants debate issues ...
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, ...
A US law firm contracted by Kigali has released a new report reminding Frace of their complicity in the 1994 Rwandan genocide that claimed an estimated 800,000 lives in a 100-day period. The report was compiled by Washington-based law firm Cunningham Levy Muse LLP, and it claims that France ...
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, ...
The long wait for who will win Bank of Kigali's inaugural Urumuri entrepreneurship initiative Rwf60 million interest free loan comes to an end tomorrow when the Bank announces the winners. Thirteen entrepreneurs pitched their projects before a panel of judges but only eight of them will walk away with ...
Still, the wishlist reveals a room in an art gallery in Kigali, a cozy stay with an Ethiopian family in Lalibela, or a stay in a renovated bus in Nairobi. It all points to Airbnb's shift to experiences and cashing in on how millennial tourists search for different elements than the usual overseas trip. There are of course ...
Thousand Hills RFC coach Jimmy Adam Mugabo has hailed his players after winning this year's Kigali Rugby 7's tournament held over the weekend in Remera. The Hills convincingly beat Rusizi-based Resilience 24-5 in the final of the one-day competition that was organised by Sharks and Thousand ...
The country's first center for photography officially opened to the public over the weekend, with a group photo exhibition dubbed Agahugu Gato (Little Country). The Kigali Center For Photography (KCFP) is the brainchild of Rwandan documentary photographer Jacques Nkinzingabo. The Agahugu Gato ...
Kigali Parents School - one of Rwanda's famous Private schools and La Palisse Nyandungu Hotel, both located in Gasabo district will see the biggest part of their infrastructure removed, KT Press has learnt. The move is part of an ongoing exercise by the government of Rwanda to close all businesses and ...
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 ...
It's a Monday afternoon in Kigali at one of the local bars in Nyarutarama suburb. A greenish coloured Shisha bottle hangs on strategic spot high on the wall where clients can see it well. From the bar, clients can't resist a panoramic view of the green life in Kigali and the gigantic oval shaped top of Kigali ...
WHILE the cobblestones of the "Hell of the North" are legendary in European cycling, those of the "Wall of Kigali" are on their way to achieving similar status in Africa. This year they spiced up the queen stage of the ninth edition of the Tour du Rwanda. After six stages and 698 kilometers, a road with an ...
For two nights, the Kigali Marriott Hotel's Soko Restaurant was wrapped in Belgian culinary flavors, as the hotel treated patrons to the best in Belgian food. Dubbed, "Belgian Cuisine Journeys", the food festival over the weekend, featured an extensive traditional Belgian buffet by chef Dennis Cornelis, a chef ...
President Paul Kagame and The First Lady joined dozens of Kigali residents in a fitness walk today during the Car Free Day. Dressed in a black jumper, green baseball cap, Kagame walked alongside residents in Kigali city to work out as part of the monthly Car Free Day. On the other side participants led ...
Israel will soon open an embassy in Kigali, country's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday, following his meeting with ...
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol would cut HFCs, potent greenhouse gases widely used in air conditioners and refrigerators.
However, in 2018, for the first time it will be coming to Africa, in Rwanda, Kigali to be precise. The event is occurring on the 14th to the 15th of ...
Kigali, Rwanda - The government of Rwanda and Metito have reached financial close of the first competitively tendered Build Operate ...


 

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