A multi-billion-dollar shopping center named Inzovu Mall under construction is expected to be completed in September 2025.
Once complete and operational, the shopping mall being constructed by French firm Groupe Duval through Duval Great Lakes is expected to complement the tourism experience for guests in the country. Duval Great Lakes … Read More
President Paul Kagame appointed Jimmy Gasore as the new Minister of Infrastructure on Tuesday, September 12. Gasore replaces Ernest Nsabimana, who was appointed in January 2022.
Gasore is a former lecturer at the University of Rwanda who taught atmospheric sciences. He was also Station Chief Scientist for the Rwanda … Read More
Construction of the Rubavu port, which is anticipated to enhance tourism and facilitate cross-border trade between Rwanda and DR Congo, is making progress. With works underway, the port, covering two hectares, is located in Rubavu District’s Nyamyumba Sector along the shores of Lake Kivu.
According to the Senior Engineer of … Read More
Rwanda is home to a $100 million new cement manufacturing plant, thanks to a joint venture involving West China Cement subsidiary, Anjia Cement.
Located about 50km southwest of Kigali, the new cement grinding station targets an annual output of 1 million metric tonnes, once fully operational. The New Times understands … Read More
Sports infrastructure is one of sectors that continue to make strides in Rwanda 29 years after the country was liberated.
The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi left a number of major sports infrastructures destroyed and, just like other sectors, the country had to start from scratch in its rebuilding process … Read More
Rwanda plans to spend Rwf215 billion for disaster recovery, including repairing infrastructure such as roads, water, and electricity, as well as resettling families whose houses were destroyed by disasters, according to Parliament.
Such an amount represents over 4 percent of more than Rwf5 trillion national budget for 2023/2024, which Parliament … Read More
In a momentous event that took place on Sunday, June 4, St Peter’s church of Anglican Church of Rwanda inaugurated four commercial buildings and a new church of EAR Remera Parish located in Remera Sector, Gasabo District.
The ceremony was attended by government officials, including the Chief Executive Officer of … Read More
Canadian investors are among those who have expressed interest in a project to construct 1,250 ‘affordable’ houses on a 19-hectare plot of land in Ndera, Gasabo District of Kigali, according to the Ministry of Infrastructure.
Infrastructure Minister Ernest Nsabimana said that investors, including those from Canada – called Tebo Group … Read More
The government is exploring the possibility of directly investing in a social rental housing program to provide affordable accommodation for individuals earning up to Rwf200,000 per month, according to Infrastructure Minister Ernest Nsabimana.
During a session with the Lower House’s Committee on Land, Agriculture, Livestock, and Environment on Wednesday, May … Read More
Kigali Innovation City (KIC) is gearing up to welcome the University of Rwanda’s regional center of excellence in biomedical engineering and e-Health.
This milestone marks the establishment of the third higher learning facility hosted in KIC, following the African Leadership University (ALU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). The Innovation City … Read More
Construction works on East Africa’s ambitious standard gauge railway line linking the port of Mombasa to Kampala and Kigali could soon be revived, following a deal inked between Uganda and Turkish firm, Yapi Merkezi.
Yapi Merkezi is the same company contracted for the Tanzania Standard Gauge Railway.
The planned 1,500 … Read More
The rehabilitation and development of new infrastructures in Rwanda provide an opportunity for the development, training, and employment of youths. It is a fact that economic growth and development cannot be achieved without the availability of appropriate economic and social infrastructures and the need to improve the quality of infrastructure … Read More
There is a need for an estimated Rwf30 billion to construct 3,006 houses for residents who were affected by floods and landslides which occurred on May 2 and 3, in different parts of the country.
The appeal was made on Monday by Noel Nsanzineza, the Acting Director General of Rwanda … Read More
Auditor General Alexis Kamuhire has said that the execution of 55 project contracts worth Rwf644 billion was delayed in 2022, indicating that the value of the delayed projects was Rwf201 billion – implying that such cases more than tripled.
He disclosed on Tuesday, May 2, while presenting to a joint … Read More
The City of Kigali has announced plans to construct 300 kilometres of feeder roads in the capital, saying it will help ease public transport challenges across the city. A feeder road is a secondary route used to bring traffic to a major road.
The development comes at a time residents … Read More
A new assessment carried out on ‘Kwa Dubai’ real estate has shown that more than 60 houses need to be reworked, a development that will require many families to vacate their homes temporarily.
For about a month now, the Kinyinya-based estate has been a hot topic after one of the … Read More
France is set to build a memorial for victims of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi.
The announcement comes after President Emmanuel Macron in 2021 recognized that his country bore responsibility for the 1994 Rwanda genocide against the Tutsi.
The monument will be erected in Paris on the Left Bank … Read More
In a world still grappling with malaria elimination, Rwanda was the first country to integrate and deploy drones in the most malaria-endemic zones of the country for an accelerated outcome.
In 2019, the government partnered with Charis Unmanned Aerial Solutions (UAS) to introduce an innovative approach to tackle the increasing … Read More