Rwanda

Amidst urban water shortages, Rwanda government commits to expanding Kigali’s water supply

Kigali, Rwanda is experiencing a water shortage due to an old distribution network and illegal connections. The government plans to replace old pipes and establish new reservoirs.

RUNNING DRY: Booming informal trade of cross-border water sellers in Rwanda, D.R.Congo hit by border closure

A booming informal water trade between Rwanda and Goma, DRC, has slowed to a trickle during Covid-19, putting at risk more than a million Congolese who depend on Rwanda water.

Rwandan youth takes lead in Nyabarongo watershed protection

By Aimable Twahirwa It is a hot Monday morning in Nyamagabe, a mountainous district in the Southern Rwanda, a group

Saving Swamps in East Africa

InfoNile is marking World Water Day 2019 with 4 original multimedia stories on innovative solutions that are working to conserve wetlands in East Africa.

Rwanda: Government eviction of developers from wetlands pays off, but more left to do

This story was supported by a grant from InfoNile and Code for Africa. By Leonce Muvuni The Rwandan government is

Kigali Water gets $60m for new treatment plant

By Jean Pierre Afadhali The Kigali Water Ltd has received $60 million from the Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) and

The East African: Rapid population growth to worsen water scarcity

By Jean-Pierre Afadhali Rwanda is facing water scarcity due to rapid population growth, and inadequate investment in infrastructure in water

Water shortage threatens lives of evictees from Akagera river neighbourhoods

By Mohammed M. Mupenda Rusumo, Transboundary project – Nile Equatorial Lakes Subsidiary Action Program (NELSAP) expresses water shortage as a

Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Dam Project Launched in Rwanda, Tanzania and Burundi

The Rusumo Falls Hydroelectric Project, which kicked off in March after decades of planning, is expected to deliver 80 megawatts