Rwanda: Green village helps farmers adapt to flooding
Rwanda's hillside farming communities are increasingly vulnerable to flooding. For some whose livelihoods were washed away, a green village illage offers hope.
Berlin start-up connects African makers with German consumers
A Berlin-based startup has made it possible for customers in Germany to order tailor-made products directly from the artisans in Nigeria, Kenya or Rwanda.
Rwanda receives first group of refugees from Libya, including baby born in detention
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.
Rwanda’s opposition rattled by killings and disappearances of members
Opposition leaders in Rwanda are concerned for their safety following another murder of a prominent member of the unregistered opposition FDU-Inkingi (United Democratic Forces). Rwanda’s government denies any wrongdoing.
Rwanda temporarily shuts DRC border over Ebola fears
Rwanda temporarily closed the border with the DRC after a third death from Ebola was confirmed in the Congolese city of Goma. With a population of two million, fears of an epidemic in the frontier city are growing.
Rwanda’s missing opposition
Rwanda may be attracting good reviews but being an opposition member has become a dangerous mission. Members of political groups opposed to President Paul Kagame and his ruling party, the Rwandan Patriotic Front continue to face tough times in the East African nation.
Rwanda: Genocide widows struggle to forgive killers
The month of July officially marks the end of the mourning period for genocide victims in Rwanda. Between April - July, different activities are held countrywide to remember victims.
Cyber crime on the rise in Rwanda
Rwanda's Investigation Bureau revealed that crimes related to cyber fraud led to economic losses $6.6 million last year. They further revealed that at least 113 cases of cyber-crimes of which 64 were committed in the City of Kigali were recorded in 2018 leaving many people counting losses. AthanTashobya, Analyst joins CNBC Africa for more.
How technology is changing the business landscape in Rwanda
Hot off the heels of the Transform Africa Summit that took place in Kigali last week, CNBC Africa speaks to an IT entrepreneur Ernest Kayinamura, CEO of Hexakomb whom has being navigating the ICT sector in Rwanda for the past 7 years, about the deals being signed as Rwanda barrels towards being a knowledge-based economy.