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Latest in Tag: rwanda
Foreign Ministry called for continuing course of collective work between African countries
Minister of Communications Yasser El-Kady has reviewed Egypt’s vision to transform towards a unified digital market for Africa through adopting several policies of developing and securing communications infrastructure as well as providing trained human resources, developing frameworks, and preparing an environment that supports investment. This came during the minister’s participation, on behalf of President Abdel …
Bloc includes Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, and South Sudan, activation requires approval of 16 countries
President holds discussions with Rwandan counterpart during African four-day tour
In Rwanda, 60 percent of the population have a mobile phone – but only 15 percent have electricity. Mobile kiosks now offer not only solar power but also internet access, even in the most remote corners of the country.Project goal: Bringing electricity and internet access to remote areas without infrastructure; creating jobs for Solar Kiosk …
Under a new ‘Let’s raise them in families’ campaign, Rwanda hopes to find new families for thousands of orphans living in institutions. Carers say children need time to adapt to change.
The role of AU forces is on the rise as African leaders voted on Monday to send a large AU military force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the 12,000-strong UN protection force already in the country.
The Kigali summit addressed emerging conflicts and potential ways of inclusive growth
African leaders discussed on Sunday the launch of a free trade zone, among other common issues
The Egyptian president is attempting to revive relations with Africa following missteps by previous officials
For any football team, you have the goal keeper, defenders, midfielders, strikers, and the coach. These entities blend together so as to secure victory for their team. Separately, they would achieve nothing, for it is through team work (cooperation) that the eleven players can face their opponents (challenges) and win. The players are organised into …
The summit’s theme is ‘2016: African Year of Human Rights with Particular Focus on the Rights of Women’
Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Uganda on Monday as the first Israeli prime minister to visit sub-Saharan Africa in 30 years. For personal reasons, this could be an emotionally-charged visit for the 66-year-old leader.
Rwanda President Paul Kagame has still not said whether he intends to run for office again in 2017. Criticism of the legitimacy of a recently held referendum continues.
Marketing companies to join January event, aiming to sell Egyptian chemicals
A new media design program in Rwanda turns its students into media all-rounders. The vocational training includes internships in Germany and gives trainees the skills to shape the future of Rwanda’s media industry. It’s Monday evening and this particular post-production studio in Berlin is packed. Two interns from Rwanda huddle around the sound engineer, looking …
Rwanda’s lower house of parliament debated on Wednesday a constitutional change that would allow President Paul Kagame to run for a third term, a move opposed by the United States and other donors. The amended constitution will still be a draft that faces a referendum, but it is expected to pass. Parliament met after a …
The working dinner focused on challenges facing UN peace operations and how to overcome them
There are many agreements between African countries to develop economies, but they have not been ratified says AfDB president
Trade exchange between Egypt and Rwanda amounts to $ 4.6bn during first quarter (Q1) of 2015
Egyptian ambassador to Rwanda also met Rwandan interior minister for further security and police cooperation
Egypt to train Rwanda in techniques for fighting terrorism and extremist ideology
The project will provide the Water and Sanitation Authority with 40,000 cubic metres of potable water with $55m investments
Success story is grabbing global attention
How private groups and government try to heal the wounds of genocide
Twenty years after genocide, Rwanda makes huge development strides
Amid renewed allegations that Paris was complicit in the killings.
Success story is grabbing global attention
By Sabine Pallas Each year on 8 March, the International Land Coalition (ILC) celebrates International Women’s Day. The theme for 2014 is ‘Equality for women is progress for all’. The story of one young woman I met in Rwanda recently during a learning route organised by ILC and the NGO Procasur illustrates this theme perfectly. …
There has been a global war on women but in spite of it women are succeeding