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

BIONTECH PLANS TO INITIATE THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN mRNA VACCINE MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN AFRICA IN MID-2022

BioNTech signs Memorandum of Understanding with Rwandan Government and the Institut Pasteur de Dakar. Construction of the first mRNA manufacturing facility in Africa is planned to be initiated in mid-2022 First manufacturing facility will become a node in a decentralized and robust African end-to-end manufacturing network Development and implementation of a scalable regional manufacturing network … Continued

THE RWANDA INTERNATIONAL TRADE FAIR SLATED FOR 9th DECEMBER 2021

The 24th edition of Rwanda International Trade Fair (RITF) commonly known as EXPO will officially kick off from 9th -30th December 2021 at its traditional home “ Gikondo Expo Grounds”. Over 400 local and international exhibitors from over 20 countries are expected to participate in this international event that is set to last for three weeks. The registration … Continued

RWANDAIR AND QATAR AIRWAYS SEAL MILESTONE CODESHARE AGREEMENT

Customers of both airlines will benefit from convenient access to more than 65 global codeshare destinations RwandAir’s new Kigali – Doha non-stop flights from December will provide a seamless travel experience connecting Africa to the world Kigali, 5 October, 2021 – RwandAir and Qatar Airways have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travelers more choice, … Continued

RWANDA CELEBRATES 17TH KWITA IZINA GORILLA NAMING CEREMONY ON WORLD GORILLA DAY

Rwanda celebrates 17th Kwita Izina gorilla naming ceremony on World Gorilla Day 24 baby gorillas named in a celebration of community-led conservation Visit Rwanda x Arsenal gorilla toy launched to support gorilla conservation and the expansion of their habitat, Volcanoes National Park Rwanda invites the world to visit the country and invest in ecotourism opportunities … Continued