Rwanda

10-Dec-2019

African Development Bank and partners inaugurate Shango power substation in Rwanda to facilitate access to the regional electricity market

The African Development Bank, Embassy of Germany in Rwanda and the KfW Development Bank joined the Government of Rwanda to inaugurate the high voltage 188 MVA Shango power substation in the capital Kigali and its related transmission network. The substation is part of the NELSAP Regional Interconnection Project involving Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, DRC and Burundi. The Rwandan component, at an estimated cost of 111.03 million euros, involves the construction of 286 km of 220 kV lines, three substations and the upgrade of two substations. The African Development Fund, part of the African...
03-Dec-2019

Sommet Mondial sur le genre 2019 à Kigali : avec « Entreprenarium », les femmes entrepreneures à l’école des bonnes pratiques d’investissement

Dans le cadre du Sommet mondial sur le genre 2019 organisé à Kigali, des sessions interactives de formation et de renforcement de capacités ont été animées par des experts, via le programme « Entreprenarium », à destination des entrepreneures du continent, intéressées par les meilleures pratiques d’investissement. La formation s’est déroulée en deux phases : la première sur les aspects théoriques avec des discussions sur les stratégies de recherche et de gestion fonds, les investissements et les relations avec les investisseurs. La seconde sur les outils techniques permettant une...
02-Dec-2019

IFB - Rwanda - Supply and delivery of Service Cables

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in UN Development Business, issue of 21st August 2013 and on African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. The Government of Rwanda has received a loan from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of Scaling-up Energy Access Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the Contract for Supply and delivery of Service Cables.
02-Dec-2019

IFB - Rwanda - Supply and delivery of Prepayment Meters

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in UN Development Business, issue of 21st August 2013 and on African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. The Government of Rwanda has received a loan from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of Scaling-up Energy Access Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the Contract for Supply and delivery of prepayment Meters.
02-Dec-2019

EOI - Multinational - Capacity Building to Women Informal Cross Border Traders in Rwanda under the Project : Inclusive Cross Border Trade Capacity Development

The Government of Rwanda has received funds (Grant) from the African Development Bank, acting for the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund (EI-AITF), towards the cost of implementation of the Multinational: Uganda/Rwanda: Busega - Mpigi and KagitumbaKayonza - Rusumo Roads Project: Rehabilitation and Widening Works for KagitumbaKayonza - Rusumo Road (208 km), and intends to apply part of this grant to cover eligible payments for the Consultancy Services to support to the transport sector: “Capacity Building to Women Informal Cross Border Traders in Rwanda under the Project Entitled “Inclusive...
26-Nov-2019

First ladies panel seeks urgent policies to translate Africa’s demographic dividend into viable potential

“Investments in gender equality are critical to realizing demographic dividend, but we need to ensure that women have the tools to overcome the barriers they face,” First Lady of Rwanda, Jeannette Kagame told participants at a panel at the Global Gender Summit in Kigali on Monday. The panel, made up of First Ladies Kagame, Margaret Kenyatta, ministers and development experts, observed that too many women and girls still face barriers to basic rights, particularly access to labour market opportunities. Rwanda’s First Lady recalled the role women played following the 1994 Genocide against...
25-Nov-2019

Global Gender Summit 2019: African leaders take on the responsibility to urgently close the gender gap

‘There is no template to follow…we (women) can deliver but we can deliver differently” - President Sahle-Work Zewde, President of Ethiopia ‘We are making sure that narrowing this gender gap is everyone’s responsibility,’ President Paul Kagame of Rwanda “This discrimination is political, economic and social; it is politically incorrect, unjustifiable socially.’ - Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat ‘ A smarter world must invest in women and girls. Let’s be smart and let’s be wise. Women are the best investment any society can make,’ Dr. Akinwumi Adesina,...
25-Nov-2019

Opening remarks by Dr Akinwumi A Adesina President of the African Development Bank Group - Global Gender Summit - Kigali, Rwanda - Monday 25 November 2019

Your Excellency, Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda; Your Excellency, Sahle-Work Zewde, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; Your Excellency, Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission; Your Excellency, Joyce Banda, former President of the Republic of Malawi; Your Excellency, Rt. Honourable Édouard Ngirente, Prime Minister of the Republic of Rwanda, and Members of the Government of Rwanda; Your Excellency, Hailemariam Desalegn, former Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia; Your Excellency,...
20-Nov-2019

Sommet mondial du genre 2019 à Kigali : la Banque africaine de développement et le Rwanda veulent accélérer la promotion de l’égalité des sexes

Pour la première fois, l’Afrique accueille, du 25 au 27 novembre à Kigali, le Sommet mondial sur le genre, un événement qui vise à partager les meilleures pratiques et stimuler l’innovation afin d’accélérer les progrès en matière d’égalité des sexes. Environ 200 délégations, chefs d’État, décideurs, représentants du monde universitaire et de la société civile sont attendus à Kigali pour échanger autour du thème central de cette 4ème édition du Sommet : « Éliminer les obstacles à l’égalité des sexes ». Le Rwanda est un pays modèle en matière d’égalité entre les sexes :...
20-Nov-2019

SPN - Rwanda - Supply of 220/110Kv transformers and bay equipment’s for Shango and Bwishyura substations - NEL

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in Development Business, issue of 21st August 2010. The Government of Rwanda has received a grant from the African Development Fund (ADF) towards the cost of Interconnection of Electric Grids of Nile Equatorial Lakes, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments under the Contract for Supply of 220/110Kv transformers and bay equipment’s for Shango and Bwishyura substations.
18-Nov-2019

EOI - Rwanda - Sanitation Expert - RSWSSP

Through the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) has received funds from the African Development Bank (AfDB), to finance the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program (RSWSSP). Part of these funds is intended to cover eligible payments for the recruitment of Sanitation Expert to provide technical assistance in the program implementation and capacity building to WASAC staff.
18-Nov-2019

EOI - Rwanda - Electro-Mechanical Engineering Expert - RSWSSP

Through the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) has received funds from the African Development Bank (AfDB), to finance the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program (RSWSSP). Part of these funds is intended to cover eligible payments for the recruitment of ElectroMechanical Engineering Expert to provide technical assistance in the program implementation and capacity building to WASAC staff
18-Nov-2019

EOI - Rwanda - Water Treatment Process Specialist - RSWSSP

Through the Government of the Republic of Rwanda, Water and Sanitation Corporation (WASAC) has received funds from the African Development Bank (AfDB), to finance the Rwanda Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation Program (RSWSSP). Part of these funds is intended to cover eligible payments for the recruitment of Water Treatment Process Specialist to provide technical assistance in the program implementation and capacity building to WASAC staff.
14-Nov-2019

EOI - Rwanda - Developing Rwanda Integrated National Water Supply and Sanitation Masterplans

The Government of the Republic of Rwanda has received a grant from the African Water Facility which is hosted and administered by the African Development Bank to finance the “Rwanda National Integrated Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plans Project”.  The Government intends to apply part of the grant proceeds to payments under the contract for the Consultancy Services for the Development of National Integrated Water Supply and Sanitation Master Plans.
11-Nov-2019

2019 Africa Investment Forum: There’s never been a better time to invest in Africa than now, infrastructure, agriculture investment opportunities abound

It was a presidential start on Monday to the African Development Bank’s Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa. Dignitaries and delegates from the continent and around the world gathered to listen to Presidents Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa, Paul Kagame of Rwanda, Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana and Prime Minister Agostinho do Rosario of Mozambique.  They engaged in a discussion titled, Invest in Africa’s Space: Conversation with African Heads of State, moderated by Dr. Victor Oladokun, African Development Bank Group Director of External Relations and Communications....,
18-Oct-2019

2019 Global Gender Summit plans to tackle the constraints to gender equality

Rwanda is preparing to welcome women from all over the world for the first Global Gender Summit to be held in Africa. At a press conference on 18 October in the capital Kigali, the organizers laid out plans for the event. “We believe that GGS 2019 will be an opportunity to share best practices from all participants so that we accelerate progress on gender equality and women’s empowerment in Africa and around the world,” said Rwanda’s Minister of Gender and Family Promotion, Soline Nyirahabimana. The Global Gender Summit is a biennial event organized by the multilateral development...
03-Oct-2019

PPM - Rwanda - Centre of Excellence in Biomedical Ingeneering & E-Health

PPM - Rwanda - Centre of Excellence in Biomedical Ingeneering & E-Health
20-Sep-2019

Rwanda - Regional Information Communication Center Of Excellence (RICT CoE) Project - Project Completion Report

The project was designed within the context of the 2008-2012 Economic Development and Poverty Reduction Strategy (EDPRS) of the Government of Rwanda (GoR), which identified skills development as a key element of GoR’s strategy to achieve its objective of becoming a modern nation, able to generate and disseminate technological knowledge and innovation. It focused on the information and communications technology (ICT) sector, with the aim of contributing to government’s efforts to develop a wide range of technical skills, responsive to labor market demands, as highlighted in the Science,...
19-Sep-2019

Rwandan women making a difference at water treatment plant

About 30 minutes’ drive outside Kigali, the tidy capital of Rwanda, past lush forests, marshland and makeshift roadside stores advertising their offerings on hand-painted signs, a group of women are quietly making history. On a construction site next to the Nyabarongo River, the women are hard at work on a water treatment plant that will change the destiny of the country, as well as their own. Florence Ntibazakwirwa spends several hours a day bending steel to precise angles, after which the metal is used to reinforce the structure of the buildings. “This comes along with passion....
16-Sep-2019

Global Gender Summit

WHO: African Development Bank and the Republic of Rwanda                      WHAT: Global Gender Summit DATE: 25-27 November 2019 VENUE: Kigali Convention Centre – Kigali, Rwanda THEME: Unpacking constraints to gender equality The African Development Bank and the Republic of Rwanda are pleased to announce that the next Global Gender Summit will take place November  25th  to 27th 2019, at the Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda. The Global...