Rwanda

December 3, 2022

Rwanda: GBV – Activists Call for Inclusivity of People Living With Disability

Activists have called for inclusivity of people living with disability, especially women, in fighting against Gender Based Violence (GBV).
December 3, 2022

Rwandan film festival to honour African filmmakers

Kigali held the 8th edition of the Mashariki African Film Festival this week. This is the largest film festival in the country and aims to showcase Rwandan filmmakers, but also from Africa in general.
December 2, 2022

Central African Republic CAR marks 64th independence anniversary

Only a few hundred people, handpicked and rigorously searched, were allowed to enter Avenue Barthélémy Boganda, where the parade was held in the presence of President Touadéra, who was surrounded by numerous heavily armed Central African soldiers, Rwandan UN peacekeepers, and Russian paramilitaries
December 1, 2022

Kagame accuses Tshisekedi of using eastern DRC crisis to delay elections

Rwandan President Paul Kagame has accused his Democratic Republic of Congo counterpart Felix Tshisekedi of exploiting a violent crisis in eastern Congo to delay elections.
November 28, 2022

Rwanda: City of Kigali to Restore Drainages to Cope With Floods

The City of Kigali is set to rehabilitate two drainages every year to reduce the effects of floods, The New Times has established.
November 27, 2022

Rwanda, UNESCO to Revive Talks On Heritage Sites

Rwanda will soon revive discussions with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)'s on listing memorial sites of the Genocide against the Tutsi on the World Heritage Sites list, Jean Damascene Bizimana, the Minister for National Unity and Civic Engagement has said.
November 27, 2022

Rwanda: Focus On Climate Change Fight As Congo Celebrates Proclamation

In line with the celebration of the 64th anniversary of the Republic of Congo Proclamation, the country joined Rwanda's drive to plant trees with the aim to tackle climate change effects including floods and drought, as well as erosion, officials said.
November 25, 2022

Rwanda: Why Do Some Rwandans Have Only One Name?

For years, the naming culture in Rwanda has consisted of at least two names; a family name and a given name. However, you find a number of people with only one name, defying the common naming rules.
November 25, 2022

Rwanda: First RwandAir Cargo Plane Arrives

National carrier RwandAir has received its first cargo, a 787-800 Boeing Converted Freighter (BCF), Yvonne Makolo, the airline's CEO confirmed to The New Times.
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