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Clement Uwiringiyimana

Qatar Airways to take 60% stake in new Rwandan international airport

10 Dec 2019

KIGALI Qatar Airways has agreed to take a 60% stake in a new $1.3 billion international airport in Rwanda, the state-run Rwanda Development Board said on Twitter on Monday.

Volkswagen brings electric cars to Rwanda for ride-hailing service

31 Oct 2019

KIGALI Volkswagen is importing a batch of electric powered Golf models into Rwanda for a local ride-hailing service, establishing a bridgehead in the country that it hopes to expand to other nations as it seeks to increase market share globally.

'A better life somewhere else': Europe-bound African migrants wait in Rwanda

24 Oct 2019

GASHORA, Rwanda At the United Nations emergency transit center next to a serene lake south of Rwanda's capital on Wednesday, the quiet mood was broken by the sobs of a group of female migrants from Ethiopia. | Video

DP World chairman says Djibouti dispute hurt company's ability to borrow

22 Oct 2019

KIGALI Global ports operator DP World has struggled to borrow from banks to finance new investments since a port it partially owns in Djibouti was seized by the government there in 2018, its chairman said on Monday. | Video

Rwanda launches first 'Made in Africa' smartphones

10 Oct 2019

(This October 7 story is refiled to fix figures for investment and production in paragraph 7)

U.S. pastor arrested in Rwanda for 'disturbing public order' -police

08 Oct 2019

KIGALI, Oct 7 Rwandan police on Monday arrested an American pastor who was to hold a news conference in the capital and whose radio station in the country was shut down by authorities last year.

Rwanda kills 19 assailants after deadly national park attack

07 Oct 2019

KIGALI Rwandan security forces have killed 19 people who were part of a group that carried out a deadly attack in a tourist hub in the north of the country on Friday, a police spokesman said.

Unknown assailants kill eight near Rwanda's volcanoes park: police

05 Oct 2019

KIGALI Unknown assailants killed eight people on Friday night in Rwanda's northern area near the Volcanoes National Park that is popular with tourists for its mountain gorillas, police said on Saturday.

Rwanda charges 25 men tied to rebel outfit with treason, other crimes

02 Oct 2019

KIGALI Rwandan prosecutors on Wednesday charged 25 men with treason and other crimes related to their alleged activities in a rebel group founded by a South African-based dissident.

Rwanda receives first group of refugees from Libya, including baby born in detention

27 Sep 2019

KIGALI Rwanda has received 66 asylum-seekers that were being held in a Libyan detention centre, the first of a group of 500 to be sent there under a new agreement with the United Nations to help resettle people detained while trying to reach Europe.

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