Sport

Jr. NBA Programs in Morocco, Rwanda Launch Today

The transformative power of basketball and the NBA’s mission to internationalize the sport and use it as a tool to boost third-world communities is on full display in the league’s new multi-year partnership.   The OCP Group (OCP)  a world-leader in the phosphate industry, and the NBA have joined together on a mission to expand Jr. NBA programs, teach life skills and build new basketball courts in Khouribga … Continue reading Jr. NBA Programs in Morocco, Rwanda Launch Today

TECHNOLOGY

Rwanda and Uganda agree to unblock news sites

Rwanda on Friday said it had agreed with Uganda to unlock online access to each other’s publications after some websites in both countries were targeted for censorship. Patrick Nyirishema, Diresctor General of Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (Rura) told The EastAfrican that consultations were ongoing with their Ugandan counterparts to resolve to issue”within a few days” Continue reading… Continue reading Rwanda and Uganda agree to unblock news sites

World

Rwanda aims to introduce electric motorcycles to address climate change concerns

The Rwandan government is working on a national mobility policy that will replace petrol-powered motorbikes with e-motos. Although government support for electric vehicles is already known, this is the first time it will officially extend it to cover motorbikes. Rwandan president, Paul Kagame, first made the disclosure during a youth gathering a few weeks ago at a “Meet the President” event on August 14, where he revealed that … Continue reading Rwanda aims to introduce electric motorcycles to address climate change concerns

A Rwandan’s long journey to Uganda through Tanzania

Rwandans travelling to Uganda have resorted to going through Tanzania as uncertainty shrouds the opening of the common border at Gatuna, six months after Kigali blockaded it and advised its citizens against crossing into the neighbouring country. GRUELLING JOURNEY Now, travellers use the Rusumo route in the southeast, cross into Tanzania and proceed to Kampala, a gruelling 12-hour journey. The journey through the direct route … Continue reading A Rwandan’s long journey to Uganda through Tanzania