Rwanda

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings

UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination publishes findings on Spain, Oman, Rwanda, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Namibia The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has published its findings on the countries it examined during its latest session from 25 April to 13 May: Spain, Oman, Rwanda, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Namibia. The findings contain […]

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Rwanda – Skilling for Change initiative empowers 16,000 women

Skilling for Change initiative empowers 16,000 women through financial literacy training, creating over 2,300 new businesses and 1,500 new jobs Over 2,300 new businesses and 1,500 new jobs have been created in two years by Rwandan women entrepreneurs involved in Skilling for Change, a unique collaboration between the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women (http://www.CherieBlairFoundation.org), Accenture […]

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Report : Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa

A new report, “Innovative Financing Models for Energy Infrastructure in Africa,” is the result of a Financial Innovations Lab that convened experts to address funding obstacles to the development of infrastructure in Africa, especially in the area of energy.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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RPF wins parliamentary elections in Rwanda amidst absence of opposition and democratic space.

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 […]

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Catherine Ashton appoints new Heads of Delegation to Ethiopia and to Rwanda

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 […]

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Rwanda – IFC and OeEB Supports Expansion of Mobile Banking

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 […]

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Rwandan National Day

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 1, 2013   On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I am delighted to send best wishes to the people of Rwanda on the 51st anniversary of your independence this July 1. […]

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Paul Barril indicted for complicity in Rwandan genocide

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 […]

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