Rwanda

Missing Rwandan Opposition Politician Sentenced To 10 Years

An opposition politician in Rwanda who reportedly escaped prison in 2018 has been sentenced to 10 years for offenses related to forming an armed group and threatening state security

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“there Is A Great Awakening Happening”: The Contentious Role Of Religion In Educating Kids

From the outside, Madjengo looks like your typical mosque. Located in the Muslim-majority town of Gisenyi, at the border between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Islamic center houses a mosque and a madrassa, or religious school....
Related topics: Religion, Democratic Republic Of Congo

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Norway To Take 600 Migrants Evacuated To Rwanda From Libya

Norway says it will take 600 asylum-seekers recently evacuated to Rwanda from Libyan detention centers as the Scandinavian country wants to stop the sometimes deadly smuggling of migrants across the Mediterranean Sea.“For me it is important to...
Related topics: Norway, Libya

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Rwanda: How Long Can A Dictator’s Malign Acts Go Unpunished By An Uncritical Media?

Rwanda is a remarkable success story. From the tragedy of the 1994 genocide, Paul Kagame — former military leader and current Rwandan president since 2000 — has crafted a business friendly economy that beats all its regional rivals and many...
Related topics: Military

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Rwanda Avoids Us-style Opioids Crisis By Making Own Morphine

Rwanda doesn’t have access to costly opioids from big pharmaceutical companies, so the African country has come up with a solution

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Payment Startup Chipper Cash Raises $6m For Southern Africa Expansion

African cross-border fintech startup Chipper Cash has raised a $6 million seed-round led by Deciens Capital. The San Francisco-based company offers mobile-based, no fee, P2P payment services in six countries: Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania,...
Related topics: Startup, Ghana, Uganda, Nigeria, Tanzania

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No Agreement Following Talks On Cross-border Issues Between Uganda And Rwanda

Ugandan and Rwandan officials failed to reach agreement Saturday on most of the contentious issues between them: mutual allegations of destabilizing actions, protection of the rights and freedoms of each other's nationals, and resumption of...
Related topics: Uganda

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10 Weekend Reads

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of Compass Rwanda Blend coffee, grab a seat by the fire, and get ready for our longer form weekend reads: • Finland Is a Capitalist Paradise (New York Times) • How Charles Schwab Set the Stage to Dominate...
Related topics: Finland, Charles Schwab

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Rwanda Co-hosts Anti-corruption Excellence Award Summit

Rwanda this week (Dec 9) co-hosted the annual Anti-Corruption Excellence Award summit to celebrate and encourage successes against graft, including at home.  Transparency International ranks Rwanda as the fourth-least corrupt country in Africa,...

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The World’s Most Beautiful Architecture Is Also The Most Equitable

“Justice is Beauty” tells the story of MASS Design Group’s work building everything from hospitals in Rwanda to a memorial in the American South. Architectural projects are often a means to an end: they fulfill a need, provide...

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Rwanda Is Doubling Down On Spending Millions With Europe’s Richest Soccer Clubs To Promote Tourism

The latest European soccer giant benefiting from Rwanda’s tourism promotion drive is French soccer club, Paris St. Germain (PSG). Rwanda’s Development Board has agreed a sponsorship deal with the French club to promote its tourism...
Related topics: France, Paris

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When African Women Are Financially Included, An Entire Continent Wins

The Global Gender Summit, hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB), and which is currently taking place from Nov. 25 to 27 in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali. Credit: Plasir Muzogeye/IPS By Emmanuel HitimanaKIGALI, Nov 26 2019 (IPS) When...

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First Ladies Panel Seeks Urgent Policies To Translate Africa’s Demographic Dividend Into Viable...

“What a man can do, a woman can do just as well,” Jeannette Kagame, First Lady of Rwanda “History will judge us if we don’t work together to take action now,” Chief Executive Officer of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, Ifeyinwa UgochukwuBy...
Related topics: Dividend

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Africa Is Better Placed Than Ever For Investment

By External SourceJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Nov 18 2019 (IPS) The Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Prime Minister Agostinho do Rosario of Mozambique engaged in a discussion titled,...
Related topics: Ghana, Mozambique

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Rogers Brings Roam Like Home, Fido Roam To Cuba And Nine More Countries

Rogers has added 10 more international destinations to its Roam Like Home and Fido Roam services.The new locations are Cuba, Uganda, Swaziland, Yemen, Mauritius, Rwanda, Benin, Botswana, People’s Republic of Congo and Western Sahara.The service...
Related topics: Cuba, Uganda, Swaziland, Yemen, Mauritius, Benin, Botswana, Republic Of The Congo, Sahara

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Rwanda Joins African Countries Signing Nuclear Deals With Russia

Rwanda is the latest African country to sign a nuclear deal with Russian state atomic company Rosatom.  But the deals between Russia and several African countries are raising concerns from environmentalists who say nuclear energy is not always...
Related topics: Russia

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Rwanda Deports American Evangelical Pastor Accused Of Hate Speech And Visa Violations

Gregg Schoof says he'll move to Uganda to start over Street scene after Sunday morning church in Rubavu-Gisenyi, Rwanda, July 12, 2012, photo by Adam Jones via Wikimedia Commons. On October 7, Rwandan authorities arrested Gregg Schoof, an...
Related topics: Uganda, Religion, World Photos

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Honey Prices Soar As Bees Die

Scientists are warning that honey bees are dying off - a threat to human survival. Bees' legs and wings carry the pollen that allow crops to flourish. While pesticides protect those plants, they also kill the pollinators, a lesson being learned in...

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This Company Claims It’s Releasing The First Phone To Be Fully Made In Africa

Mara Group, a pan-African company that works in technology and finance sectors, has claimed to launch the first fully ‘Made in Africa‘ phones in Rwanda. As per a report by CNN, the company opened a new manufacturing facility in the country’s...
Related topics: CNN

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Rwanda’s Radical Plan To Reduce Poverty By Harnessing Fathers’ Love

Like many three-and-a-half year olds, Odille Igirimbabazi loves to sing and dance. On a recent morning in her home, wearing her favorite blue and yellow dress and clutching a doll that her dad, James, made for her, she sings religious songs and...
Related topics: Religion

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