Hope Magazine News http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php articles from Rwandas first daily. Copyright Hope Magazine en-us http://www.hope-mag.com//images/logos.jpg Hope Magazine http://www.hope-mag.com/ Presidential Month (pictorial) http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3122 Picture highlights of some of the monthly activities undertaken by President Kagame in and outside the country, for your recap. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 21st June 2017 Second Waka Warrior Race is resounding success (pictorial) http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3121 The second Waka Warrior Race, held on Sunday on the grounds of Masaka Farms, has been a resounding success, with more than 1,200 visitors among whom some 600 participants. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 20th June 2017 Rwanda and Zambia to further strengthen bilateral ties http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3120 On the first day of a State visit by President Paul Kagame to Zambia, the two countries have re-committed to strengthen bilateral ties. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 20th June 2017 BPR launches cash deposit campaign to boost savings culture http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3119 Banque Populaire du Rwanda, or BPR AtlasMara in its official name, on Monday launched a deposit campaign called ‘Hirwa Ugwize na BPR’ with the aim of promoting a savings culture among BPR customers and the general public. - Hope Magazine Monday, 19th June 2017 RPF congress inaugurates HQ, choses Kagame as candidate http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3118 President Paul Kagame has been elected as the candidate of the Rwanda Patriotic Front for the Presidential elections in August this year. The members of the RPF’s national congress elected him unanimously, at a meeting held on Saturday at the party’s new headquarters in Rusororo, which was inaugurated by Kagame who is also the RPF chairman. - Hope Magazine Monday, 19th June 2017 Police celebrate 17 years of existence as 363 cadets pass out http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3117 President Paul Kagame on Friday morning officiated the Rwanda National Police's 17th Anniversary and the passing out of the 363 cadets who successfully completed a one-year course at the Police Training School (PTS) in Gishari. - Hope Magazine Friday, 16th June 2017 Tip leads police to four sacks of cannabis in petroleum trailer http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3115 Following a tip from residents of Jabana sector, police in Gasabo district discovered four sacks of cannabis hidden in a DR Congo-registered petroleum trailer. - Hope Magazine Friday, 16th June 2017 Rwanda’s Capital Market University Challenge instills savings culture among youth http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3112 As part of its public education and awareness campaigns, the Rwanda’s Capital Market Authority (CMA) organises the annual Capital Market University Challenge. The competition is aimed at exposing university students to the capital market industry and instilling in them the culture of saving and investment as future professionals and investors. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 15th June 2017 USAID launches program to boost youth employment http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3113 The American development agency USAID has launched a Rwf 17.2 billion initiative called Huguka Dukore to train 40,000 Rwandan youth in workforce readiness skills by 2021. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 15th June 2017 Two young Rwandans to receive Queen’s Young Leaders Award http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3114 Two young Rwandans will on 29th June receive a Queen’s Young Leaders Award from the British monarch Elizabeth II. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 15th June 2017 RwandAir to start flights to Brussels in July http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3116 From next July, RwandAir start direct flights from Kigali to Brussels, three times a week, with its Airbus A330 fleet. - Hope Magazine Thursday, 15th June 2017 Coca-Cola-sponsored project to improve water access for 50,000 Kicukiro residents http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3111 Coca-Cola in partnership with Kicukiro district, Water for People and WASAC on Wednesday launched the ‘Reaching everyone in Kicukiro district’ water project to rehabilitate and resize the existing network so as to address the challenges of water rationing and improve access for over 50,000 people in the district. - Hope Magazine Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Africa Improved Foods on a mission to improve nutrition in Rwanda http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3110 Africa Improved Foods Rwanda is on a mission to curb malnutrition not only in Rwanda but the East African region as a whole. The newly inaugurated $60 million state of the art Plant located in the Kigali Special Economic Zone is now producing high quality nutritious complementary foods specifically for young children between 6 months and two years as well as pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. - Africa Improved Foods Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Hosting internet content locally has many benefits – RICTA http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3109 The Rwanda Information & Communication Technology Association (RICTA) points out that hosting websites abroad stifles the growth of a local content infrastructure, as well as of local content development and services. Therefore, local hosting forms an important stepping stone to the development of a robust local Internet economy. - RICTA Wednesday, 14th June 2017 BRD promotes financial inclusion at Fintech Conference http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3108 Given the importance of technology for the financial sector, the Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) participated in the two-day ‘Dot Finance Africa’ conference recently held in Kigali, with experts in finance and information technology calling for leveraging of financial technology (FinTech) to drive financial inclusion. - Rwanda Development Bank Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Marriott Hotels seeking to grow with Rwanda’s tourism sector http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3107 It started in 1927 in Washington, when J. Willard Marriott and his wife Alice set up the A&W root beer stand with just 9 stools. 90 years later, Marriott International is a leading global lodging company with more than 6,100 properties in 124 countries and territories across 30 major hotel brands. - Kigali Marriott Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Big five to thrive again in Rwanda with return of rhinos http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3106 Eastern black rhinos have returned to Rwanda ten years after the last individual was spotted, in a historic move for the nation and the species. - Rwanda Development Board Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Airtel Rwanda and UNICEF provide children and youth a platform to present innovative ideas through Pitch Night http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3105 Airtel Rwanda and UNICEF have launched an innovative initiative to motivate youth below 25 to pitch their business ideas for projects on environment, health and education. This initiative, Pitch Night, began with a competitive call for applications and culminates today with an interactive event for the five finalists to pitch their ideas to a live audience of Government, private sector, civil society, and the diplomatic community. - Airtel Rwanda Wednesday, 14th June 2017 MOBISOL celebrates 80,000th customer in East Africa http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3104 Mobisol, the leading Germany-based provider of smart high quality solar solutions celebrated the connection of its 80,000th customer across East Africa region on Wednesday 12th May 2016 - Mobisol Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Tigo paints Kigali blue http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=6&a=3103 On Friday 19 May, Tigo Rwanda General Manager Philip Amoateng led the entire Tigo Rwanda team in a market visit to the Kigali Central Business District. Divided into four, the teams aimed to accomplish three main things during Blue Friday. - Tigo Rwanda Wednesday, 14th June 2017 Safintra educates engineers and builders on high-quality roofing http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3101 Safintra Rwanda, which specialises in high-quality roofing materials, has embarked on a series of educational meetings with construction engineers and Fundis (roofers) around the country to explain the advantages of using the company’s superior materials. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 13th June 2017 Commercial relations preferable to aid – Kagame at G20 conference http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3100 President Paul Kagame on Monday joined other African Heads of State at the G20 Africa Partnership conference in Berlin, Germany, held under the theme ‘Investing in a Common Future.’ - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 13th June 2017 Tigo enlists Ericsson to overhaul Business Support System http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3099 Tigo Rwanda has partnered with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) to completely overhaul its Business Support System (BSS) ecosystem. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 13th June 2017 Rwanda among top African countries to intercept stolen vehicles http://www.hope-mag.com//index.php?com=news&option=read&ca=1&a=3098 Rwanda is among the African countries where many stolen vehicles are intercepted, and assistant commissioner of police Peter Karake, the commissioner for Interpol at the Rwanda National Police, has said the force will continue to make sure that the country will not be used as a destination or transit route for stolen vehicles or other goods. - Hope Magazine Tuesday, 13th June 2017