Friday, October 18, 2019

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Rwanda Does Away with Over 1,000 Colonial-Era...

The Rwandan government is saying goodbye to more than 1,000 laws left over from German and Belgian rule of the East African nation, describing...

Rwanda Commemorates 25 Year Anniversary of Genocide,...

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Twenty-five years after the start of a genocide that killed some 800,000 people, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines...

Rwanda Imposes Nationwide Ban on Skin-Bleaching Products

Skin-lightening creams are being purged from store shelves across Rwanda as part of the government's nationwide crackdown on the harmful products. However, some fear...

Lupita Nyong’o Rocks Hairstyle Inspired By Rwandan...

"Black Panther" star Lupita Nyong'o slayed her fierce red carpet look at the 90th Academy Awards while also letting the world know she's single....maybe. Many may...

White Artist Said Kanye West Made it...

Italian artist Vanessa Beecroft, a frequent collaborator of Kayne West's, drew the ire of Black Twitter when she believed she was Black. Beecroft has teamed...

Fab Lab and Other Organizations Helping Rwanda...

You would expect to see the words 'Made in Rwanda' on a jar of coffee, but probably not on a laptop. Rwanda is becoming a...

Rwanda to Join Ghana in Issuing Pan-African...

Rwanda has moved ahead in popularizing the Pan-African passports, with the modalities already in place to print and issue the sophisticated travel document sooner...

Rwanda on Track to Being the Startup...

There is a burgeoning tech scene on the African continent that is giving entrepreneurs a chance to develop new and innovative technologies. Rwanda is...

Rwanda Chosen To Be East Africa’s Center...

The republic of Rwanda, reputed to be East Africa’s hub for technology, has recently been selected to be the regions center of excellence in...

Rwanda’s Economy is Growing Thanks to Agriculture

Rwanda's economy grew by 7 percent in 2014 from 4.6 percent in the previous year, thanks to robust expansion in farming, services and industrial...

Barbados and Republic Of Rwanda Sign Agreement;...

Barbados and the Republic of Rwanda have taken a giant step in the strengthening of their bilateral relations. This has come with the signing...

Rwandan Fashion Boutique Owner Dreams Big

(CNN) -- When Christine Mbabazi started designing clothes in her bedroom in the Rwandan capital of Kigali, she had big ambitions. Now the owner of...

Business over Politics? African Millionaire Returns Entrepreneurship...

Ashish J. Thakkar, a 32 year-old Ugandan-born multimillionaire entrepreneur, said on Wednesday he is returning a high profile entrepreneurship award to the World Entrepreneurship...

Rwandan President Calls Out France, Belgium For...

France will not take part in the 20th anniversary commemorations of the Rwandan genocide after its president, Paul Kagame, accused Paris of "participating" in...

Documents Reveal Clinton Administration’s Responses to Criticism...

Newly released documents from the Clinton presidential library reveal how the administration worked to explain the often-criticized U.S. response to genocide in Rwanda. Documents preparing...

Top 5 Most Popular African Nations to...

Ghana Why It's Time To Invest Ghana is considered one of the most stable, peaceful and democratic nations within the African continent. The West African country...

Rwandan Genocide Trial Begins in France

A French court has begun hearing the landmark trial of a former Rwandan intelligence chief charged with complicity in the 1994 genocide. Pascal Simbikangwa, who...

East African Trade Bloc Approves Monetary Union...

According to the Wall Street Journal, "Heads of state in East Africa on Saturday signed a monetary-union deal, setting the clock on a 10-year...

Congo Rebels Disarmed After Giving Up Struggle

The Ugandan military has begun the process of disarming large numbers of rebels from the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, a military spokesman said...

Rwanda’s Parliament Has Highest Female Representation of...

Rwanda’s new parliament was seated this month, with higher female representation than any other country in the world The tiny East African nation’s Parliament was...

Egypt and Ethiopia Vow to Defuse Dam...

Ethiopia and Egypt have agreed to hold further talks to quell tensions over the building of a new dam on the Blue Nile, their...