Articles by: Kigali Post

RwandAir launches new route to Central African Republic

RwandAir launches new route to Central African Republic

Rwanda’s national flag carrier, RwandAir, has announced the launch of a new route to Central African Republic’s capital, Bangui, on Feb. 3, as part of its efforts to recover from[Read More…]

by January 30, 2021 0 comments Business
CLIMATE: Biden pushes for Senate Kigali ratification

CLIMATE: Biden pushes for Senate Kigali ratification

President Biden moved yesterday to send the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol to the Senate for ratification, setting up a vote in the coming months on a treaty widely[Read More…]

by January 29, 2021 0 comments Lifestyle
Rwanda ranked 6th globally in Covid-19 management

Rwanda ranked 6th globally in Covid-19 management

Australian think tank Lowy Institute has placed Rwanda in sixth place in managing the Covid-19 pandemic and for making its information about the pandemic publicly accessible. The institute ranked 98[Read More…]

by January 29, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Kenya drops, Rwanda shines in global corruption index

Kenya drops, Rwanda shines in global corruption index

Kenya dropped three places in the 2020 Corruption Perception Index (CPI) published on Thursday by Transparency International (TI). The country scored 31 points out of a 100 against last year’s[Read More…]

by January 29, 2021 0 comments Business, Lifestyle
UK bans direct flights from UAE, shutting world’s busiest international route

UK bans direct flights from UAE, shutting world’s busiest international route

LONDON/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Britain is banning direct passenger flights to and from the United Arab Emirates from Friday, shutting down the world’s busiest international airline route from Dubai to London.[Read More…]

by January 29, 2021 0 comments Business
Troops withdraw from home of Ugandan opposition leader

Troops withdraw from home of Ugandan opposition leader

UGANDAN opposition leader Bobi Wine has been freed from house arrest for the first time since long-serving president Yoweri Museveni retained power in a January 14 election. The former pop[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments Politics
US says Eritrean forces should leave Tigray immediately

US says Eritrean forces should leave Tigray immediately

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – The United States said all soldiers from Eritrea should leave Ethiopia´s embattled Tigray region “immediately.” A State Department spokesperson in an email to The Associated Press[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments Politics
Norway opens embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Norway opens embassy in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Norway is increasing its presence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and is opening a new embassy in the capital Kinshasa. DRC will also be a new partner country[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments Politics
Southern Africa: SADC Loses Ten Cabinet Ministers to Covid-19 in Two Weeks

Southern Africa: SADC Loses Ten Cabinet Ministers to Covid-19 in Two Weeks

Dar es Salaam — When news came out in June last year that Burundi’s Ex-President Peirre Nkurunziza had succumbed to Covid-19, it was seen as mere hearsay. But six months[Read More…]

by January 27, 2021 0 comments COVID-19 Updates
Burundian ruling party elects new leader

Burundian ruling party elects new leader

An extraordinary congress of Burundi’s ruling party on Sunday elected former Senate President Reverien Ndikuriyo to succeed the incumbent Burundian President Evariste Ndayishimiye as the new party leader. Ndikuriyo was[Read More…]

by January 26, 2021 0 comments Politics