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Mitrelle to construct 10,000 units in Kigali

Sector players call for more incentives for low cost houses Kampala, Uganda |   STEPHEN NUWAGIRA | The recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Mitrelle Group, to construct 10,000 housing units in Rwanda has led major players to demand reassessment of priorities. The Israel-based global …

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Kigali job hunters need to change attitude

Next generation of 200,000 jobs requires more than just going beyond farms Kampala, Uganda | STEPHEN NUWAGIRA | Damascene Tuyisenge is a graduate teacher. But he had failed to get a job – until he enrolled at Kigali Employment Service Centre (KESC), a government entrepreneurship training facility in the Rwandan …

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Sweat at Kigali job fair

Where graduating with flying colours is no ticket to a job Kampala, Uganda | STEPHEN NUWAGIRA | Finding direction after graduation can be complex, confusing, and frustrating. That is what some young graduates discovered recently when they attended `Job Net’; the annual Kigali Employment Service Centre (KESC) job fair in …

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RWANDA: Electricity changes lives

Rwanda has implemented one of the most comprehensive electrification programmes in the world Kampala, Uganda | JÖRG PETERS | More than 1.1 billion people in developing countries lack access to electricity. Some 590 million live in Africa, where the rural electrification rate is particularly low at only 14%. A lack of access to …

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Busy skies over Kigali

RwandAir spreads its wings across Africa Kampala, Uganda | INDEPENDENT TEAM | The New Year 2018 has kicked off in high gear for RwandAir, the national carrier of Rwanda with launches of new routes. The latest news is the now scheduled May 16 launch of its new Kigali-Harare-Cape Town route. RwandAir …

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Rwanda celebrates 24th Heroes Day

Kigali, Rwanda | FRANCIS BYARUHANGA | Rwandans on Thursday celebrated the Heroes Day with the celebration being organized at Village levels as speeches was held at grass root with the theme ‘Upholding Heroism to build the Rwanda we want’ However, President Paul Kagame with other senior officials laid the wreath …

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‘Rwanda and Uganda ties solid’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stated that “bilateral ties between Uganda and Rwanda remain solid” as they lashed out at local media reports indicating hostility between the neighbouring countries. In a statement released in Kampala Monday, Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Patrick Mugoya dismissed …

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