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Rwanda invests in cycling, helps boost clean air and jobs

Rwanda is one of the leading countries in Africa in bicycle innovations. Recognising the need for various harmonising agendas, the government has supported the development of policies, methodologies...

By Diana Odero, Janene Tuniz and Michelle DeFreese 7 Dec 2020

Top hospital in Rwanda accredited for 4 years

King Faisal Hospital Kigali has become the first hospital in Rwanda to receive a four-year accreditation award from The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (Cohsasa). The occasion was celebrated at a ceremony on 29 October 2020 held at the Marriott Hotel in Kigali...

Issued by COHSASA 26 Nov 2020

Rwanda extracts methane from Lake Kivu for electricity. How it works

Lake Kivu lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda. It's almost the size of Mauritius and has a maximum depth of 480 metres. Lake Kivu also stores huge amounts of methane gas which Rwanda extracting to produce electricity...

By Natacha Tofield-Pasche 16 Jul 2020

Rwanda's Covid-19 pool testing: a savvy option where there's low viral prevalence

Many countries in East Africa have turned to contact tracing and carrying out Covid-19 tests on thousands of individuals as a way of monitoring and trying to limit transmissions of the new coronavirus. In Rwanda, they have been investigating how they can scale up testing significantly...

By Leon Mutesa 3 Jul 2020

Rwanda is training health workers for an interconnected world

Growing scientific evidence shows that environmental transformations such as climate change and pollution are linked to people's health...

By Phaedra Henley 24 Feb 2020

Scan Display Rwanda delivers seamless solution at AIDS conference

Scan Display Rwanda was contracted to supply shell scheme and custom package stands for a 3,500m² exhibition at the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa, held in Kigali, Rwanda, from 2-7 December 2019...

Issued by Scan Display 27 Jan 2020

Lessons from Rwanda on how trust can help repair a broken health system

Seven countries around the world - three of them in Africa - have made faster than expected progress over the past 15 years in reducing deaths among children younger than five...

By Agnes Binagwaho 2 Oct 2019

Africa still behind in digital broadcasting migration

Rwanda Broadcasting Corporation wants African authorities to invest in digital migration

20 Sep 2019

StarTimes encourages Rwandans to produce local content

Local content producers can earn money if they innovate with new and original TV entertainment materials that can be aired on local cable TV channels...

16 Sep 2019

Western media, Chinese media... where is African media?

African communication professionals have started a movement to rebrand the continent....

By Zubeida Jaffer 30 Aug 2019

WSP, B2P co-build third footbridge in Rwanda

Volunteers from WSP recently worked with the team from Bridges to Prosperity (B2P) on the ground in Rwanda to build the Kazo Suspended Footbridge situated over the Sebeya River within the Rutsiro municipality....

28 Aug 2019

Forbes hosts businesswomen in Rwanda

Forbes Woman Africa announces First Regional Forum in Rwanda for businesswomen...

26 Jul 2019

Rwanda Urusaro film festival submissions open

The Urusaro International Women Film Festival is now accepting submissions for its 2019 edition, 4-11 October 2019...

8 Jul 2019

Kaspersky expands to Rwanda

Kaspersky Lab to open office in Kigali, Rwanda to boost its presence in East Africa...

21 May 2019

Rwanda plans to regulate social media content

Rwanda is working on strategies to regulate social media content to stop misinformation...

20 May 2019

Reputation management in Africa study

On an individual and organisational level, ethics and reputation are of the utmost importance and form part of storytelling and shaping a realistic narrative...

16 May 2019

Ethical storytelling to enhance Africa's narrative

The African Public Relations Association (APRA) will host its annual African Public Relations Conference, in Kigali, Rwanda from 13 to 17 May 2019...

9 May 2019

The role of rural women in making home brew: a Rwandan case study

Across sub-Saharan Africa traditional non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are made from locally available produce like cereals, fresh milk, fruits, and vegetables...

By Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu 6 May 2019

Rwanda's economic growth could be derailed by its autocratic regime

A quarter of a century ago Rwanda was a graveyard. Hundreds of thousands of lives had been lost and government institutions were in a shambles...

By Noel Twagiramungu & Joseph Sebarenzi 9 Apr 2019

37 African PR SABRE winners announced

The African SABRE awards demonstrate excellence in the public relations industry across the African continent...

8 Apr 2019

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