Monthly Archives: October 2009

14 Scottish varsities offer Ph.D scholarships

  Tuesday 27th October, 2009 14 Scottish varsities offer Ph.D scholarships   BY PENINNAH GATHONI KIGALI – Fourteen Scottish universities will be providing scholarships to fourteen students from Rwanda to pursue their Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.Ds) studies in Scotland. This was revealed by the Executive Director of Higher Education Council, Prof Geoffrey Rugege, at a […]

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‘One Dollar Campaign’ Complex

Tuesday 27th Ocotber,  2009 Horizon to construct ‘One Dollar Campaign’ complex   BY EDMUND KAGIRE A construction firm belonging to the Ministry of Defence (MINADEF), Horizon Construction Company, will take on the construction of seven Hostel blocs to house Genocide survivor students under the “One Dollar Campaign” The complex will be located at Kagugu, Kinyinya […]

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Property acquisition by the Diaspora

Tuesday October 27, 2009 Gov’t to ease property acquisition for the Diaspora BY EDMUND KAGIRE The Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Diaspora General Directorate (DGD), yesterday held a meeting with major stakeholders in the housing industry to address stumbling blocks in acquiring property in the country, for Rwandans based in the Diaspora. The meeting aimed at […]

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Rwandan wins East Africa’s top talent show

KELVIN ODOOBO Welcome party at Petit stade, later today NAIROBI – Alpha Rwirangira made history yesterday when he was declared the winner of the third season of East Africa’s premier music competition, Tusker Project Fame in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. The highly-rated young artiste beat a field of 12 contestants from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania […]

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RCA AGM and Election 2009

Date 17th October, 2009   Subject: Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election of a new Committee   Dear Members;   Based on section p (i)-(v) of the Governing Constitution of the Rwandese Community Association in the UK (RCA), as adopted on the 22nd day of June, 2001;   Considering the resolutions of the Committee Meeting […]

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Minutes of Cabinet Meeting of 14th October

Below you can follow news and information about activities of the Rwandan governement,  decisions, minutes of cabinet meetings etc. http://www.gov.rw/IMG/pdf/INAMA_Y_ABAMINISITIRI_14_10_2009.pdf

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TOKTEN and MIDA projects transfered to MINAFFET

TOKTEN and MIDA projects, which were under MIFOTRA, have been transferred to the Diaspora General Directorate in MINAFFET. The handover signing ceremony took place on October 7, 2009 between Hon. Rosemary Museminali, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation and Hon. Anastase MUREKEZI, Minister of Public Service and Labour TOKTEN is Transfer Of Knowledge Through Expatriate […]

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Rwanda has a lot to teach me…

Rwanda has a lot to teach me…and the world as well By Anna Reed Muraho! I arrived in Rwanda from the US about two months ago to teach Advanced English at Sonrise Secondary School in Musanze, something I will be doing for the next year. My work was made possible through an organization called Bridge2Rwanda, […]

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Fire guts Rwf50m worth of goods

Fire guts Rwf50m worth of goods   BY BOSCO R. ASIIMWE Fire gutted a shop in the busiest commercial centre in Kigali city on Monday evening destroying goods worth Rwf 50 million, according to the owner. The fire that ravaged the Magasin El-Shadai started at around 7 pm shortly after the business owner Anita Mukayije […]

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Heavy rains destroy 53 houses

Tuesday, 6th October 2009 E-mail article   Print article   Heavy rains destroy 53 houses   BY ROBERT MUGABE RUBAVU – Heavy rains that hit Rubavu district over the weekend have left 53 houses and 257 hectares of crops destroyed, local officials said. Residents continue to live in uncertainty as projections show that the downpour […]

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