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www.theredquest.com My arrival into the Rwandan capital coincided with the 18th anniversary of the Genocide. I check into the Top Tower Hotel and see the sights, including a city centre walk, a trip on the back of a motorbike taxi, a visit to the Genocide Memorial Centre, and a beer in the Milles de Collines, the hotel made famous by the movie 'Hotel Rwanda'. Read my book about visiting every former Soviet Republic. Visit www.theredquest.com
Rwanda is positioning itself as an I-C-T hub and leader in the East African region as well as the continent. By the end of 2015, more than a quarter of the country was connected to the Internet and many government services are available online. But the best example of the country embracing ICT is the free Wi-Fi in many parts of Kigali. CCTV's Uche Okoronkwo tried it out.
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President Paul Kagame on July 8th 2016 officially unveiled the region’s biggest convention centre located in Rwanda's capital, Kigali.The facility also known as Kigali Convention Center is worth $300 million. It comprises of a five-star hotel with 292 rooms, a conference hall that can host 5,500 people, several meeting rooms, as well as an office park. President Kagame considers the facility not only truly Rwandan but “it’s also multinational. Looking at the history of construction of this facility, it involved the Chinese, Germans and Turkish that brought it to a conclusion working with others including Rwandans.” Kigali Convention Centre will host the 27th African Union summit between July 10-18. Script & Editing: Richard Kwizera Camera: Sesonga Junior & Courtsey
Rwandans are preparing to vote for their country's presidential election as campaigning comes to an end. Paul Kagame, the incumbent president and candidate for the ruling party, has gained massive popularity from both ethnic Tutsis and Hutus who recognise his leading role in boosting the country's economy. But more and more people are questioning his record on democracy amidst claims of a violent crackdown on opposition supporters in the run up to the election. Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the capital Kigali. [August 8, 2010]
Rwandan peacekeepers patrolled hilly and forested terrain north of the capital in the Central African Republic on Friday. Their mission was to intercept and disarm militants from both sides of the sectarian conflict that is paralysing the country, one of the poorest in the world. As they patrolled along trails past farming communities, soldiers surprised villagers out foraging for mushrooms in the hills. The soldiers moved in to surround houses that local informants had led them to believe sheltered fighters from the mostly-Muslim Seleka militia. The men they intercepted proved to be Christian militia men. One assault rifle and a few homemade guns were seized and the disarmed men were set free. The Rwandan contingent, sent from a country with its own legacy of genocide, is expected ...
www.abndigital.com This week Doing Business in Rwanda is exploring the country's infrastructure sector. Rwanda has achieved remarkable economic growth post 1994 averaging double digit figures for the past 10 years. That's thanks to sound government policies enshrined in its vision 2020 blue print, that has restored macro-economic stability and reduced poverty. One of the priority areas of vision 2020 is infrastructure development. ABN's Irene Birungi Mugisha takes a closer look at the current state of the sector, focusing on strides made not only in the capital city of Kigali, but Rwandan outskirts as well.
These streets are spotless