Volkswagen has opened an assembly plant in Rwanda. The 20 million-dollar investment is expected to create 1000 jobs. The German carmaker is also planning to co-operate with a local company to establish a ride-sharing service.
In a surprise move, 2,140 prisoners including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire and musician Kizito Mihigo, have been released from jail. The motive for the move remains unclear.
Many young candidates and voters hope their voices will be heard in this weekend's election. But experts predict little will change in the country's RPF-dominated parliament.
US President Donald Trump has suspended duty-free treatment for apparel products from Rwanda. What appears to be a trade war between the US and one of the smallest countries in Africa, reveals a US-China rivalry.
Gridlock is a challenge for fast-growing urban Africa, where the middle class is acquiring more cars. In Rwanda, the German car maker Volkswagen is trying out an alternative transport system.
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