IRONMAN ANNOUNCES RUBAVU IN RWANDA AS NEW HOST CITY FOR IRONMAN 70.3 RWANDA

IRONMAN announced today that it will add a brand-new event to its 2022 race calendar with the IRONMAN® 70.3® Rwanda in Africa. The inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Rwanda triathlon will take place on Sunday, August 14, 2022. General Registration will open on Tuesday, February 01, 2022.       “Rwanda becomes the fourth country in Africa to host … Continued

ROYAL BALLOON LAUNCHES RWANDA’S FIRST HOT AIR BALLOON

KIGALI, 17 January 2022: Royal Balloon Rwanda, in partnership with the Rwanda Development Board and Akagera Management Company, is pleased to announce the start of its operations in Rwanda by offering a hot air balloon experience in Akagera National Park, the first of its kind in the country. Royal Balloon Rwanda operates two hot air … Continued

THE REPUBLIC OF RWANDA, AFRICA50, UNVEIL THE KIGALI INNOVATION CITY URBAN MASTER PLAN

Kigali, 17 December 2021 – Africa50, the pan-African investment platform, Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and the Ministry of ICT and Innovation of Rwanda unveiled the urban masterplan for the development of the Kigali Innovation City (KIC) project, during an official ceremony organized today in Kigali. The masterplan serves as the blueprint for the 61 hectares KIC … Continued

VISIT RWANDA AND PARIS SAINT GERMAIN LAUNCH CAMPAIGN TO PROMOTE RWANDA’S TOURISM ATTRACTIONS

Today, Visit Rwanda and Paris Saint-Germain launched a new campaign to showcase Rwanda’s breathtaking tourism attractions and iconic sporting and events facilities, and to invite the world to visit Rwanda. The campaign features Paris Saint-Germain legend Jérôme Alonzo alongside first-team players Keylor Navas, Lionel Messi, Sergio Ramos, Ander Herrera, and Leandro Paredes. The campaign aims … Continued

RWANDA WELCOMES 30 WHITE RHINOS IN LARGEST-EVER SINGLE TRANSLOCATION

Rwanda Welcomes 30 White Rhinos in Largest-Ever Single Translocation 30 wild white rhinos have been successfully translocated from South Africa to Rwanda in the largest-ever single translocation effort, aimed at establishing a new stronghold for the species in Akagera National Park Kigali, Rwanda:  In the largest single rhino translocation ever undertaken, 30 white rhinos have been … Continued

IMF PROJECTS RWANDA’S ECONOMY TO REBOUND BY 10.2% IN 2021

Rwanda’s Economy could strongly rebound in 2021 helped by sustained fiscal stimulus and an accelerated vaccination rollout, according to projections by International Monetary Fund (IMF). From October 18th to November 15th, 2021 an IMF mission led by Haimanot Teferra held meetings with various Government officials to consult and discuss the 5th Policy Coordination Instrument (PCI). … Continued

GOVERNMENT OF RWANDA AND GOOGLE COLLABORATE TO ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

The Government of Rwanda, led by the Ministry of ICT and Innovation, has partnered with Google to accelerate the country’s digital transformation. This initiative is in line with Rwanda’s ambition to drive inclusive economic development leveraging technology. Rwanda’s vibrant economy is an ideal launch pad for future innovation in Africa, with focus in four key … Continued

FIVE WAYS RWANDA IS INVESTING IN ECOTOURISM AND CONSERVATION

Five ways Rwanda is investing in ecotourism and conservation Rwanda is located in the Albertine Rift, a region considered especially rich in biodiversity, making it ideal for conservation and ecotourism. From the protection of national parks to advancing responsible tourism, the country has demonstrated a strong commitment to promoting biodiversity conservation, payment for ecosystem services, … Continued

HOW RWANDA IS USING CLIMATE CHANGE DATA AND PROJECTIONS TO PLAN FOR THE FUTURE

In 2011, Rwanda adopted a Green Growth and Climate Resilience Strategy to become a developed, climate-resilient and low-carbon economy by 2050. To achieve this goal, the government and its stakeholders are working to reduce emissions and foster climate resilience. One of the strategy’s programmes of action is ‘Climate Data and Projections’, which was designed to … Continued

RWANDA CALLS FOR AMBITIOUS ACTION AT THE COP26 UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE

From 1-12 November 2021, Rwanda will join the rest of the international community at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland and call for ambitious action to address the climate crisis. The event will bring together thousands of delegates from governments, the private sector and civil society to renew commitments to limit the warming … Continued