Jun 122014
 
Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, calls for restoration of calm on the border between the DRC and Rwanda

Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, calls for restoration of calm on the border between the DRC and Rwanda   KINSHASA, Dem. Rep. of Congo (DRC) June 12, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Martin Kobler, head of MONUSCO, is concerned by the clashes which took place on 11 June between Congolese and Rwandan armed forces in [...]

May 272014
 
AU – Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched

AU – Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point and Regional Internet Carrier workshop launched KIGALI, Rwanda, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An African Union (AU) led Eastern Africa Regional Internet Exchange Point (RIXP) and Regional Internet Carrier (RIC) Workshop was launched today in Kigali, Rwanda with the aim to foster stakeholder discussions on [...]

May 222014
 
AUC Chairperson attends AfDB Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda

AUC Chairperson attends AfDB Annual Meeting in Kigali, Rwanda ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma arrives in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday 21 May 2014, to participate in the 49th annual meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB) holding in [...]

May 172014
 
World Telecommunication and Information Society Award

President of Rwanda Paul Kagame, President Park Geun-hye of Republic of Korea and entrepreneur Carlos Slim receive World Telecommunication and Information Society Award Broadband and ICTs for post-2015 Sustainable Development agenda GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — ITU presented the World Telecommunication and Information Society Award to three eminent personalities: Mr Paul [...]

Oct 082013
 

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, October 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Rwandan National Electoral Commission (NEC) announced the final results of the Chamber of Deputies elections that were held on 16-18th of September. The NEC announced that 98.8% of the voting population casted their vote in these legislative elections, which were almost entirely financed [...]

Jul 252013
 

High Representative Catherine Ashton appoints new Heads of Delegation to Ethiopia and to Rwanda BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, announced today the appointment of two new Heads of Delegation. Chantal Hebberecht [...]

Jul 092013
 

IFC and Development Bank of Austria (OeEB) Supports Expansion of Mobile Banking in Rwanda JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, July 9, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced it will provide advisory services to Urwego Opportunity Bank to help it expand low-cost mobile financial services in Rwanda, especially to women [...]

Jun 292013
 

PARIS, France, June 28, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — FIDH, the French Human Rights League (LDH) and the association Survie welcome the swift opening of a judicial investigation, following the complaint filed on 24 June 2013 against Paul Barril at the Tribunal de grande instance in Paris, on the grounds of complicity in genocide, in [...]

May 282013
 
Rwanda : ICT4Ag conference invites content proposals

THE WINDS OF CHANGE,  PRESS RELEASE, 28 May 2013 The ICT4Ag conference invites content proposals The international delegates representing both the public and private sectors will meet on 4 – 8 November 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda, for the ICT4Ag conference. The objective of this event, which is co-hosted by the Technical Center for Agricultural and [...]

May 022013
 

KIGALI, Rwanda, May 2, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Mary Robinson, the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for the Great Lakes Region of Africa, visited Rwanda today in continuation of a regional tour to encourage the implementation of an 11-nation peace agreement she has called a “framework of hope” for ending the conflicts and suffering [...]

Apr 162013
 

Statement by the IMF Mission at the Conclusion of its Visit to Rwanda KIGALI, Rwanda, April 16, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission, led by Mr. Paulo Drummond, visited Kigali during April 5-18 to conduct the sixth review under the Policy Supports Instrument (PSI).1 The mission met with Minister of [...]