Rwanda

Flag of RwandaRwanda (/ruːˈɑːndə/ or /ruːˈændə/), officially the Republic of Rwanda (Kinyarwanda: Repubulika y'u Rwanda; French: République du Rwanda), is a sovereign state in central and east Africa. Located a few degrees south of the Equator, Rwanda is bordered by Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. All of Rwanda is at high elevation, with a geography dominated by mountains in the west, savanna in the east, and numerous lakes throughout the country. The climate is temperate to subtropical, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons every year.
From Wikipedia

General information

  • Provides detailed information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, defence, and transnational issues of different countries. The CIA World Factbook
  • Part of the World Bank's website, with information, analysis and reports on its projects and strategic plans. World Bank country information
  • Country profiles of all the countries in the world.BBC country profile
  • Offers comprehensive, comparable data and analysis of 53 African economies. African Economic Outlook
  • The University of Pretoria’s Centre for Human Rights database has documents on national legislation (Constitution) and reports from the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights as well as UN documents. African Human Rights Document database

Publications

Experts

Libraries and archives

  • Provides access to books, e-books, online courses and classes, the Henry Steward Talks (online seminars), e-journals and much more. University of Rwanda library
  • This website has videos about the 1994 Rwandan genocide including testimonies by survivors and perpetrators, synchronized transcripts, searchable index terms and maps. There is also information about the Gacaca system of justice, court proceedings, remembrance ceremonies, digitized photos, publications, archival documents and audio recordings. Genocide Archive Rwanda
  • The J.M. Derscheid Collection on Rwanda and Burundi includes about 2500 illustrations, maps, administrative reports by district commissioners and governors, oral histories, genealogies of clan chiefs, censuses, correspondence and reports by missionaries on Ruanda-Urundi, Kivu and Oriental Provinces and the Belgian Congo.J. M. Derscheid Collection

Statistics

  • Offers free access to more than 2000 financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.World Bank statistical data
  • Provides statistics, estimates and projections produced by countries and compiled by the United Nations data system on agriculture, crime, education, energy, industry, labour, national accounts, population and tourism. UN data
  • Offers repackaged data and information from relevant FAO databases with a focus on natural resources, economics, agriculture, forestry, fisheries and technical cooperation. FAO country profiles
  • Provides a compilation of data with maps and graphs from the CIA World Factbook, the UN and the OECD. NationMaster
  • This regularly updated website has a global collection of voter turnout statistics for presidential and parliamentary elections since 1945. International IDEA: Voter Turnout

Internet resources

  • Compiled by the University Library of Johann Christian Senckenberg in Frankfurt on the Main and the GIGA Information Centre: Africa Library in Hamburg. Has a database of Internet resources with more than 4900 websites on Sub-Saharan Africa. ilissAfrica internet resources
  • Links to freely available Africa-related material provided by the Nordic Africa Institute. Guide to Africa on the Internet
  • Is a guide to Africa-related Internet resources prepared by Stanford University Libraries. A guide to Africa-related Internet resources

Movies and images

  • Lists more than 1300 films/documentaries on a specific country in the library catalogue of the African Studies Centre (ASC) in Leiden. African films at the ASC

Music

  • Discographic database of African and Caribbean music at Le MediaPort de l'INA (L'Institut National de l'Audiovisuel). Afromix African music
  • Provides access to the Dutch-language website of the Stichting Centrale Discotheek (CDR). Muziekweb

News about Rwanda

Showing 123 headlines from the past two days
10/01/2017 - 08:52
Uganda has sold 13,312 tonnes of maize to its neighbours with the...
04/28/2017 - 14:02
[Rwanda Govt] Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn who is on...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 14:07
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/28/2017 - 14:09
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/28/2017 - 14:02
[Rwanda Govt] Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn who is on...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 13:15
KIGALI, April 28 (Reuters) - Rwanda plans to increase government...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
04/28/2017 - 13:23
[Daily Maverick] The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 13:31
[CIO] In support of Rwanda's Sustainable Development Goals, the...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 13:59
[New Times] In line with its policy of economic development and good...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 12:59
[Financial Gazette] More than 500 Rwandan refugees residing at...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 12:56

Donatilla Nibagwire acquired a $100,000 loan from Export Growth...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/28/2017 - 12:59
[Financial Gazette] More than 500 Rwandan refugees residing at...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 10:00

Mastercard’s Centre for Inclusive Growth has committed US$1...

Startup | Invest | Disrupt
04/28/2017 - 09:39
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/28/2017 - 08:40

Nine startups have been selected to receive up to GB£250,000 (US$...

Startup | Invest | Disrupt
04/28/2017 - 08:17

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and First Lady Roman...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/28/2017 - 07:54
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/28/2017 - 07:19
[New Times] The business community should take advantage of the good...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:20
[New Times] National and District coordinators of Rwanda Youth...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:33
[New Times] Rwanda national rugby team, the Silverbacks, will be...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:15
[New Times] Rwanda and the Kingdom of Netherlands have pledged to...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:19
[New Times] The business community should take advantage of the good...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:27
[New Times] It could be for purposes of proving infidelity, a court...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:28
[New Times] On Wednesday evening, the Dutch envoy, Frederique de Man...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/28/2017 - 07:45
[New Times] Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB) is not leaving any...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 21:10
The role of the activist within Rwanda is extremely fraught as it...
All the news you need from The Daily Maverick
04/27/2017 - 15:33
Members of the LGBT community in Rwanda are coming out of the shadows...
africa
04/27/2017 - 13:19

Nigeria's only flagbearer in this year's CAF Confederation...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/27/2017 - 13:18

Nigeria's only flagbearer in this year's CAF Confederation...

News on Egypt continually updated from thousands o...
04/27/2017 - 13:35
[New Times] Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 13:35
[New Times] Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 11:33
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/27/2017 - 09:30
[Citizen] Arusha -A former convict of the disbanded International...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 09:30
[Citizen] Arusha -A former convict of the disbanded International...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:02
[New Times] Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:00
[New Times] Parliament's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs,...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:32
[New Times] Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:11
[New Times] Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (CNOSR)...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:18
[New Times] Rwanda Amateur Boxing Association (RABA) will send...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:22
[New Times] The Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) recorded a total turnover...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:22
[New Times] Telecomservice provider MTN-Rwanda and Commercial Bank of...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:23
[New Times] Tigo Rwanda customers will now be able to access Facebook...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:06
[New Times] On March 20, 2017, Pope Francis recognised the Catholic...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:00
[New Times] Parliament's Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs,...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:02
[New Times] Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:38

Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at a...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/27/2017 - 08:02
[New Times] Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:02
[New Times] Commissioners of tax investigation and enforcement from...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:32
[New Times] Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 08:12
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/27/2017 - 07:37
[New Times] Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 07:23
[New Times] Preparations are in high gear as Rwanda's top models get...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 07:29
[New Times] Subscription to community-based health insurance (CBHI)...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 07:33
[New Times] By the end of March, all banks in Rwanda had released...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 07:32
NAIROBI, April 27 (Reuters) - Kenya's TPS Eastern Africa said on...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
04/27/2017 - 07:37
[New Times] Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/27/2017 - 07:33
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/27/2017 - 07:42
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/27/2017 - 07:42
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/26/2017 - 18:08

A worker takes a lunch break while sitting amongst the stack of...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/26/2017 - 18:29

The U.N.'s World Food Program says a convoy of food aid...

News on Africa continually updated from thousands...
04/26/2017 - 17:45
[The Journalist] Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu's documentary looking at ways...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 17:01

By Christina Golubski, Brahima Coulibaly

...

Brookings Topics - Sub-Saharan Africa
04/26/2017 - 17:35

The 2017 World Press Freedom Index prepared annually by Reporters...

News on South Sudan continually updated from thous...
04/26/2017 - 16:20
[Shabait] Speech by Minister Yemane Ghebremeskel at the 23rd...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 16:06
NAIROBI, April 26 (Reuters) - Burundi has blocked a World Food...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
04/26/2017 - 16:06
NAIROBI, April 26 (Reuters) - Burundi has blocked a World Food...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
04/26/2017 - 16:02
Ten trucks carrying much-needed food for Burundi are back in Rwanda's...
africa
04/26/2017 - 15:02

Three international development agencies have come together to...

News on Democratic Republic of the Congo continual...
04/26/2017 - 14:15
Turning waste into biofuel in order to limit their impact on the...
Receive free and in real-time all news published b...
04/26/2017 - 13:56
[Shabait] Asmara -The 23rd commemoration of Rwanda genocide was...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 13:41
[East African] For visitors to Rwanda looking for tasty food that is...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 13:56
[Shabait] Asmara -The 23rd commemoration of Rwanda genocide was...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 12:21
[Rwanda Govt] Today, Rwanda joins the rest of the world in a campaign...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 11:42
[Iwacu] On 21 April, the WFP convoy carrying food aid from Rwanda was...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 11:42
[Iwacu] On 21 April, the WFP convoy carrying food aid from Rwanda was...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 10:30

When Kagame's troops opened fire on people who tried to flee...

News on Congo continually updated from thousands o...
04/26/2017 - 10:44

The Higher Education Council has engaged professional bodies in...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/26/2017 - 09:25
...
Twitter feed for: cnbcafrica. Generated by TwitRSS...
04/26/2017 - 09:36
...
Twitter feed for: cnbcafrica. Generated by TwitRSS...
04/26/2017 - 09:18
...
Twitter feed for: cnbcafrica. Generated by TwitRSS...
04/26/2017 - 08:57
[New Times] The national cycling team (Team Rwanda) head coach,...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 08:03
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/26/2017 - 08:25

When Kagame's troops opened fire on people who tried to flee...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...
04/26/2017 - 08:02
[New Times] Simply put, patriotism is love for your country. It means...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 08:40

The second edition of the Dot Finance Africa fintech conference...

Startup | Invest | Disrupt
04/26/2017 - 08:08
[New Times] While many kind people have all along been by Rwandans'...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 08:44

The Higher Education Council has engaged professional bodies in...

News on Malawi continually updated from thousands...
04/26/2017 - 07:43
[New Times] Rwanda and DR Congo have affirmed commitment to...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 07:36
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/26/2017 - 07:39
...
Twitter feed for: allafrica. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/26/2017 - 07:02
...
Twitter feed for: vatescorp. Generated by TwitRSS....
04/26/2017 - 07:28
[New Times] My business is real estate. That's what I do every day...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 07:43
[New Times] Rwanda and DR Congo have affirmed commitment to...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 07:58
[New Times] It has been 23 years since the start of the Genocide...
All Africa, All the Time.
04/26/2017 - 05:33

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a five...

News on Democratic Republic of the Congo continual...
04/26/2017 - 00:32

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a five...

News on Congo continually updated from thousands o...
04/25/2017 - 23:05

On April 5, 1994, Andy Amour remembers making a routine telephone...

News on Burundi continually updated from thousands...
04/25/2017 - 22:29
President Paul Kagame has urged women members of the Rwanda Patriotic...
04/25/2017 - 20:03
GENEVA, April 25 (Reuters) - Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma said...
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, busi...
04/25/2017 - 20:55
High school students in Tanzania are learning to build robots with...
Receive free and in real-time all news published b...
04/25/2017 - 17:56

Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have signed a five...

News on Rwanda continually updated from thousands...