This WASH project is one of the ventures to support the Government of Rwanda's ambitious target to provide safe water to 100% of its population by 2017.
Due to its geographical location, Rwanda continues to host thousands of refugees mostly from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in refugee camps as well as in urb
The singing rolls down the hillsides: Dressed in colourful, traditional dresses, the 20 women raise their voices to welcome the Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka as she arrives in Kinazi in southern Rwanda on 22 May.
YouthConnekt Hangout is a platform that brings together various partners including UNDP, ADMA, Tigo Rwanda, Zilencio Creativo and HeHe Ltd to connect Rwandan youth to resources and opportunities for employment and business development.
On Friday March 2, Rwanda marked the World Press Freedom day under the local theme “Free and professional Media, a Driver for Good Governance and Development”, to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom and evaluating the progress made towards press freedom as well as to defend the media from unwarranted attacks on their independence.
In mid-2013, Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete ordered the deportation of 20,000 Kinyarwanda speakers, stating that, given the improvements in safety and security in their country of origin, ‘all Rwandans can safely return’.
As part of the commemorations of the genocide against the Tutsi in 1994, the United Nations Secretary-General, Mr. Ban Ki-moon paid tribute to the fallen 64 UN staff and their families expressing his deepest condolences to relatives and friends they left behind.