The year 2018 will go down as one of the years when Rwanda registered incredible milestones both nationally, in the region, continent and globally. Sunday Times’ James Karuhanga looks back at the biggest stories of the year and how they impacted the country.
KIGALI, Rwanda – Forty-four African countries have signed an agreement establishing a free trade area seen as vital to the continent's economic development, the head of the African Union said Wednesday, March 21.
Rwanda’s economic growth exceeded the previously projected 5.2 percent and grew 6.1 percent last year, a positive performance that was mostly driven by fourth-quarter growth.
Television superstar Ellen DeGeneres has received a stunning 60th birthday surprise from her wife, actress Portia de Rossi – an incredibly generous gift to help build a permanent home in Rwanda for our work to protect critically endangered mountain gorillas.
President Paul Kagame has been named African of the Year 2017 by the African Leadership Magazine. The nomination was the result of both online and offline voting, with the former in itself garnering nearly 300,000 votes. The African of the Year Awards also included nominations in multiple other categories.
Rwanda and World Bank have signed a deal worth $125 million (Rwf107 billion) to kick off the ‘first Energy Sector Development Policy Operation financing agreement’.
President Paul Kagame last night awarded for the first time the Igihango National Order of Outstanding Friendship medals to nine individuals in recognition of their exemplary service to the nation in various capacities.
The Directorate of immigration and emigration has announced that starting on 1st January 2018, citizens of all countries will be able to get a visa upon arrival in the country, without prior application. The visa will be valid for 30 days.
The annual Rwanda International Trade Fair, better known as Expo, opens its doors this Tuesday, August 22, at the Gikondo Expo Grounds in Kigali.
The World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony 2017 will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre alongside the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa from 10th to 12th October.