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Rwanda targets 563MW and 70% electrification by 2017

Posted by: ESI Africa

This is part of Rwanda’s strategy to add another 563 megawatts to its power grid to help address the current electricity shortage and respond to the growing demand for energy. The government has also set a target to connect at least 70 per cent of Rwanda’s households to electricity in the next four years. More

solar rwanda

By www.aftenposten.no

Grønne penger gir grønn vekst

I sommer åpnet Erna Solberg Scatec Solars solkraftverk i Rwanda, delvis finansiert av Norfund. Besøket i Rwanda burde gi Solberg los på større bytter. More 


Life in Rwanda: Nothing like the U.S.

Living in Kigali is like 
living in any big city.

There are bustling people, traffic, lots of shopping, good food and touristy sites to see.

It’s like any other big city, except when it’s not.

Every city has its own flavor, its own vibe. If Kigali, Rwanda, was a food, I would characterize it as passion fruit with a few potatoes and maybe some rice. And beans. More

Photographer finds young Rwandans building a nation of peace

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A long row of school kids are seated on the woodland floor, heads bowed in remembrance of local teachers killed protecting their charges during Rwanda’s genocide 20 years ago.

It’s a haunting image of what these children have lost, but also what some of them have found: unity. More


VIDEO: President Kagame speaks at the World Export Development Forum- Kigali, 16 September 2014