[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday commended Rwandan men and women in uniform serving in the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) for their bravery and dedication.
[News24Wire] South Africa remains committed to normalising diplomatic relations with Rwanda, but insulting Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Lindiwe Sisulu isn’t helping the cause as it only serves as a distraction.
[ISS] After an almost five-year delay, the Randburg Magistrate’s Court in Johannesburg last week finally launched an inquest into the murder of Rwandan President Paul Kagame’s former spymaster Colonel Patrick Karegeya.
[New Times] If you are planning a trip to Kigali, make sure you book your hotel room well in advance.
[New Times] The first Electronic World Trade Platform (eWTP) in Africa was launched Wednesday in Kigali, opening doors for small businesses in Africa to take part in cross-border electronic trade.
[New Times] Rwanda has improved 11 places in the annual series of World Bank’s Doing Business Report, ranking 29th globally from the 41st the previous year. The country retained its second position in Africa.
[New Times] Radisson Blu Hotel & Convention Centre, Kigali, has received a continental award in Best Architectural Design and Best Hotel Development category.
[East African] Rwanda’s trade deficit with its EAC peers widened by $16 million (Rwf14 billion) in the first half of 2018, as the country opted for food and cement imports from the bloc to plug domestic production gaps.
[New Times] Disposal of tonnes of waste glass is a major environmental challenge but one Rwandan says he has found an answer by recycling glasses and ceramic waste.
[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday hosted a delegation of top Japanese business leaders who were in Rwanda to explore trade and investment opportunities in the country.