Tales of China’s vastness, technology and beautiful culture

Travelling, especially to a new country is a dream for many. Last year, I had a chance to visit the world’s most populous country- The People’s Republic of China. Being the second-largest economy in the world, there is a lot to admire about China, as I came to discover. There is a...

Sunday, January 26, 2020, 12:00 AM

Chinese New Year: Rwanda, China look to better business ties

The Minister of Youth and Culture, Rosemary Mbabazi, on Thursday evening joined the Chinese community living in Rwanda to mark the Chinese New Year in an event hosted the Chinese Ambassador to Rwanda. During the celebration, Mbabazi has said that the celebrations are not only limited to the...

Friday, January 17, 2020, 3:17 PM

Rwandan coffee gains foothold in China

Cathy is a Chinese consumer whose love for Rwandan coffee has grown significantly within just a month. Rwandan coffee has become her daily consumption since last month after she had tasted it from her hometown, she says. The coffee enthusiast, who only prefers to be identified by her first...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 12:00 AM

Made-in-Rwanda products go global

At the first occasion to showcase his products in China last year, a young entrepreneur, Dieudonne Twahirwa, signed an agreement with a Chinese company called GK International Enterprises. The agreement was to reportedly supply 50,000 tonnes of dry Chili worth $100 million every year. The...

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 12:00 AM

China commits to expand market access for foreign investors

As part of the People’s Republic of China’s measures to actively open the Chinese market to the rest of the world, the country is hosting the second China International Import Expo. The exhibition has attracted 150 countries and 26 international organisations from all over the...

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 12:04 AM

Rwandan products maintain demand among Chinese consumers

As opportunities to showcase Rwandan products in the Chinese market through various exhibitions are increasing, the products have continued to draw attention in the Asian market. Rwandan products that are common here include coffee, chili, tea and handicrafts. The popularity of the products...

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:25 AM

Chinese university introduces Kinyarwanda course

The Kinyarwanda language has been introduced at the Beijing Foreign Studies’ University (BFSU), to become the second language in East Africa taught at the Chinese university after Kiswahili. The move, according to officials, is as a result of an existing framework between the...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019, 3:23 PM

Three Rwandan park rangers win continental accolades

Rwandans including Leonidas Mpumuje, Anthony Nzuki and Jean Nepomuscene Musekura are among the 50 park rangers to be recognised in this year’s African Rangers Awards slated scheduled for November 15, 2019 in Accra, Ghana. Mpumuje is the head of Rhino Monitor of Akagera National Park where...

Thursday, August 8, 2019, 11:32 AM

Chinese investors tipped on business opportunities in Rwanda

Rwanda’s outgoing ambassador to China, Charles Kayonga, has urged Chinese investors to invest in Rwanda, citing many opportunities in sectors such as manufacturing, agri-processing, tourism and hospitality, as well as real estate.  The envoy delivered the message, Friday, on the...

Saturday, August 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

PHOTOS: Kwibohora25 observed in Beijing

Activities to mark the Silver Jubilee of Rwanda’s liberation continue to be held in various countries, bringing together Rwandans in Diaspora to celebrate the country’s gains since her liberation in 1994. The celebrations also serve as a moment to reflect on the patriotism of Rwanda...

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 11:13 AM

Are Rwandan entrepreneurs ready for the Chinese market?

The most popular Rwandan products in the Chinese market include various brands of Coffee and Tea as well as handcrafts. Other common products include; pepper, soft drinks, such as Urwibutso Enterprise products, as well as honey. This is as result of trade cooperation between China-Africa, which...

Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwanda showcases tourism, business opportunities in China

Rwanda Convention Bureau in partnership with the Rwandan Embassy in China on Friday held an event in the capital Beijing where Rwandan business and tourism potential were showcased. This is part of the Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) strategy that aims to make Kigali a top...

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwandan entrepreneurs eye business opportunities in Chinese market

Local business operators who are showcasing their products at the 2019 Beijing International Horticulture Exhibition have expressed the interest in exploring opportunities in Chinese market with intention to accelerate sales in the Asian market. Rwanda businesses revealed their plans on the...

Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 12:12 AM

Sanya: What makes it a global tourist destination?

Anyone who had a chance to participate in some international events such as Miss World, International Music Festival, and the 2017-2018 Clipper the sea race among other activities can better understand the real sense of why China’s manmade island of Sanya is becoming an international tourist...

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 12:00 AM

Rwandan products showcased in Beijing horticulture expo

Rwandan companies are showcasing different products at the 2019 Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition as part of the effort by Rwandan firms to explore the Chinese market and deepen partnerships.  The products include agricultural related products such as processed fruit juices,...

Monday, April 29, 2019, 5:17 PM

China to host second Belt and Road forum next week

Heads of State and Government as well as representatives of over 150 countries are set to meet in Beijing from April 25-27 for the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. The Belt and Road Initiative is a project that was designed by China seeking to link the Asian giant with...

Saturday, April 20, 2019, 12:59 AM

Students abroad should consider their role in the development of their countries

Many students perceive studying abroad as a life-changing opportunity because of the numerous opportunities it presents. One of the many portrayed reasons for this is improved job prospects. Whereas this is all plausible, the choice of some students opting to stay abroad is not right; this is...

Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 12:00 AM

Preps for campus outreach gospel concert in high gear

Assiel Mugabe (pictured),a lecturer at Kigali based Integrated Polytechnic Regional College (IPRC) is organising an event dubbed, “Campus Outreach Gospel” concert. The show is slated for March 3 at the main hall of the college, former ETO Kicukiro, starting from 3pm and free for all....

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Tonzi takes charity to children with mental disabilities

Gospel songstress Clementine Uwitonze, alias Tonzi, on February 7, visited and supported children living with mental disability at Brothers of Charity HVP Gatagara in Ndera Sector. The centre, in Gasabo District, receives young people living with mental disabilities, and is currently home to 82...

Saturday, February 9, 2019, 12:00 AM

Bugesera residents upbeat about new education facilities

Parents with children at Zam Zam Primary School in Kasebigege village in Nyamata sector, Bugesera District, have expressed their gratitude towards the new classrooms, among other school facilities, provided to boost their minors’ education. The facilities also include books, latrines, and...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 12:00 AM

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