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Which are the fastest growing countries in Africa?

Sub-Saharan Africa’s positive economic outlook has come under pressure from changes in the global economy. The continent’s overall growth is expected to remain just below 5% in 2016. Nevertheless, there are some economies that are not only weathering the storm, but showing steadfast determination to innovate and grow. More

Telecoms move to deepen 4G internet penetration

Rwanda is promoting universal access to affordable Internet as one of the enablers of business. The launch of high speed Internet, commonly known as Fourth Generation Long Term Evolution (4G LTE) over a year ago was seen as a step towards achieving this goal, besides helping in transformation of Rwanda through digital inclusion. More


Following an ongoing outbreak of yellow fever in the Republic of Angola and the occurrence of cases reported in Kenya by the Country’s Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Health of Rwanda is implementing preventive measures against the importation of yellow fever into Rwanda.

As a measure to protect the health of Rwandans and visitors to Rwanda, all travellers coming into the country are requested to present their updated yellow fever vaccination certificate at the arrival point. Yellow fever vaccination will be provided to all non-vaccinated travellers arriving at Kigali International Airport.

We also advise all Rwandans travelling to vaccinate themselves at least 10 days prior to travel for their own security.

Ministry of Health


NOTICE: Genocide Commemoration Dates and Venues for the Nordic Countries

The commemoration of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda will be observed in the following places across the Nordic Countries. The venues will be added in dues course. Updates will be added regularly:

  1. Denmark: Copenhagen–April 9th, 2016
  2. Denmark: Jylland and Fynn–April 16th, 2016
  3. Finland: Tampere–April 9th, 2016
  4. Norway: Oslo–April 9th, 2016
  5. Sweden: Gothenburg–April 22nd, 2016
  6. Sweden: Stockholm (Rwandan Community)–April 9th, 2016
  7. Sweden: Stockholm (International Community. By Invitation)–April 11th, 2016