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Nyabihu: Baributsa Minisiteri y’Umuco na Sport gusohoza amasezerano ya miliyoni 65 yabemereye

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Nyabihu: Baributsa Minisiteri y’Umuco na Sport gusohoza amasezerano ya miliyoni 65 yabemereye

Posted on 17 April 2015 by peter

Nyabihu: Baributsa Minisiteri y’Umuco na Sport gusohoza amasezerano ya miliyoni 65 yabemereye

Hashize imyaka irenga 5, mu karere ka Nyabihu basezeranijwe na Minisiteri y’umuco na Sport Miliyoni 65 z’amafaranga y’u Rwanda zo kurangiza urwibutso rwa Mukamira. Uhereye Minisiteri yayabemerera kugeza ubu, ngo ntirasohoza amasezerano kandi barayibukije kenshi. Ni nayo mpamvu hasozwa icyunamo bahisemo kongera kuyibutsa iki kibazo,mu ijwi ry’uhagarariye IBUKA mu karere ka Nyabihu Juru Anastase.

Nyabihu: Baributsa Minisiteri y’Umuco na Sport gusohoza amasezerano ya miliyoni 65 yabemereye

Juru avuga ko hashize imyaka irenga 5 bemerewe na MINISPOC ayo mafaranga. Avuga ko  icyo gihe ari Joseph Habineza wayoboraga Minisiteri y’umuco na Sport,akaba yari yaje kwifatanya nabo mu  kwibuka,ari nabwo yabemereraga ayo mafaranga yo kurangiza igice cya kabiri cy’urwibutso rwa Mukamira.

Nyuma yo kurangiza igice cya mbere cy’uru rwibutso,aho urwibutso rwavuguruwe neza,rugasigwa amarangi,rukazitirwa,rugashyirwamo amakaro ku gice kimwe,hagakorwaho indi mirimo myinshi itandukanye ku bufatanye bw’akarere n’abaturage kuri ubu hategerejwe ko Minisiteri y’umuco na Sport yasohoza amasezerano ngo hanubakwe igice cya kabiri cy’uru rwibutso(Phase II).

Nyabihu: Baributsa Minisiteri y’Umuco na Sport gusohoza amasezerano ya miliyoni 65 yabemereye

Juru akomeza avuga ko mu kuvugurura urwibutso,imirimo yarukozweho yatwaye amafaranga miliyoni zirenga 70 ku bufatanye bw’akarere n’abaturage .

Kuri ubu bakaba bategereje inkunga MINISPOC yabemereye yo kubaka icyiciro cya kabiri “Phase II” y’uru rwibutso,nubwo bamaze kuyandikira kenshi bayibutsa ariko akaba nta gisubizo barabona.

Juru avuga ko icyiciro cya kabiri cy’uru rwibutso cyakubakwa, kizaba kigizwe n’inzu y’amateka,icyumba n’ibiro,amakaro azashyirwa ku gice cyo hejuru ahashyirwa indabo mu gihe cyo gushyingura mu cyubahiro cyangwa kwibuka,ibirahuri mu mpande z’urwibutso,amakaro muri kave ku gice gishyingurwamo mu cyubahiro imibiri y’abazize Jenoside yakorewe Abatutsi ndetse hakazubakwa n’ubwiherero n’akazu k’umuzamu,kuko uru rwibutso ntabyo rwagiraga.

Iyi mirimo ikaba yahita ikorwa mu gihe Minisiteri y’umuco na Sport yaba ibahaye inkunga ya miliyoni 65 yabasezeranije nk’uko Juru abivuga.

Urwibutso rw’akarere ka Nyabihu rukaba ruherereye mu murenge wa Mukamira,akagari ka Rugeshi,umudugudu wa Kazuba.Kuri ubu rukaba rushyinguwemo mu cyubahiro imibiri y’abazize Jenoside 2074.

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Rwanda's Tourism Sector grabbed massive Americans 2014

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Rwanda’s Tourism Sector grabbed massive Americans 2014

Posted on 16 April 2015 by peter

The United States is the largest contributor to Rwanda’s tourism revenues, accounting for 20% of the total revenue.

The immigration office says 1,220,000 visitors were received in 2014, compared to 1,122,000 visitors hosted in 2013, corresponding to a 9% increase (98,000 visitors).

In 2014, of the total number of visitors, 24,488 were Americans, followed by India with 13,008 visitors, then United Kingdom with 12,320, Belgium with 8,733, and 8,228 Germans on the fifth spot.

Rwanda Development Board (RDB) says the country generated$304.9 million in 2014 from tourism, compared to$293.6 million in 2013, representing an increase of 4%. These revenues increased from $62 million in 2000.

Apart from being the safest spot for vacation in Africa, wildlife sight-seeing, especially gorilla and bird watching, and conferences draw the biggest portion of the revenues. The country hosted 19,085 conference visitors, compared to 15,441 in 2013, earning $29 million.

Georgianne Nienaber, an American author and regular visitor to Rwandatold KTPress that “Americans realize thatRwanda is one of the safest places to vacation in Africa. More and more tourists will come.”

Rwanda's Tourism Sector grabbed massive Americans 2014

Georgianne on Canopy Walk in Nyungwe forest

Tourists enjoy the variety of landscapes, the other wildlife, and especially the birds, Nienaber says. “Americans are big bird enthusiasts.”

Payments for gorilla permits accounted for 70% of this year’s tourism revenues worth$213.43 million, RDB says. A foreigner pays $750 to visit mountain gorillas.

Being home to two thirds of the world’s mountain gorillas aggressive conservation efforts in the last 10 years have helped breed 179 mountain gorilla infants, usually cerebrated and given names during the Kwita Izina ceremonies, inspired by the Rwandan baby naming tradition following the birth of a new baby.

Global figures such as Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Rick Warren have participated in the event.  Last year, over 500 international guests participated.

Meanwhile, the country targets generating $860 million from tourism by 2016, but analysts say the target is a little too ambitious and may not be attained due to different shortfalls, especially in the quality of services.

“When you look at Rwanda’s tourism growth in a regional perspective, a lot needs to be done,” said Joseph Opondo, a lecturer at Rwanda Tourism University.

“There should be more efforts in improving services like hospitality in different sectors of this country,” he said.

Rwanda's Tourism Sector grabbed massive Americans 2014

An encounter with mountain gorillas in their natural habitat in Rwanda.

Rwanda's Tourism Sector grabbed massive Americans 2014

tourists trekking in one of the forests in Rwanda

Source:KT Press

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Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

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Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Posted on 14 April 2015 by peter

Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Urwibutso rwa Ngororero ruri ahahoze ari Ingoro ya MRND

Umuyobozi w’akarere ka Ngororero Ruboneza Gedeon avuga ko kubera amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside mu karere ayoboye, bazakomeza kwegeranya no kubungabunga ibimenyetso by’amateka ya jenoside muri aka karere. Ibyo bimenyesto ngo bikaba bizabikwa by’umwihariko mu nzibutso za Kibirira na Nyange muri aka karere.

Ruboneza asaba abaturage bo mu karere ayoboye gukomeza kugaragaza ibimenyesto byaba bigihari maze bigashyirwa mu nzibutso. Amwe mu mateka y’umwihariko mu bwicanyi bwakorewe muri aka karere ni aya akurikira :

Kabaya : muri uyu murenge niho Leon Mugesera yavugiye ijambo rifatwa nk’imbarutso yo kwica abatutsi, kuko akirivuga ako kanya batangiye kubiraramo barabica.

Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Aho mugesera yavugiye ijambo ubu hubatswe kiliziya

Kibirira : aha i Kibirira kuri paruwasi ya Muhororo ni hamwe mu hageragerejwe jenoside, ndetse abatutsi bakaba baratangiye kuhahungira muri 1990 ku buryo hari abamaze imyaka 4 bahunga ababahigaga. Urwibutso rwa Kibirira rurimo bimwe mu bikoresho byifashishijwe n’abicanyi ndetse n’ibyo abari bahahungiye bari bafite.

Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Kibirira hari bimwe mu bimenyetso bihabitswe

Nyange : Kiliziya ya Nyange yahiritswe ku batutsi mu 1994. Ubugome nkubu bukaba nta handi bwagaragaye mu Rwanda.

Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Umusaraba wari ku munara wa kiliziya ya nyange

Mu Kesho: Ahitwa mu kesho ka Rubaya mu murenge wa Kabaya niho ubwicanyi bwatangiriye mu 1994, mu karere ka Ngororero ubwo hagezwaga umurambo w’uwari perezida muri karago ubu ni mu karere ka Nyabihu gahana imbibi n’umurenge wa Kabaya.

Ngororero : Akarere kazakomeza kwegeranya ibimenyetso bigaragaza amateka y’umwihariko ya jenoside

Ibisigazwa bya kiliziya I nyange

Ngororero: Urwibutso rwa Jenoside ruri mu murenge wa Ngororero ruri mu mazu yahoze ari Ingoro ya MRND aho abicanyi bakoreheje lisansi n’amasasu mu kwica abari barahahungiye. Aha kandi hagaruwe abatutsi bari barahungiye I kabgayi maze bapakirwa amabisi ya Leta babasubiza kubicira I wabo mu Ngororero.

Aya mateka hamwe n’ayandi yo muri aka karere ka Ngororero niyo umuyobozi wako avuga ko gazakomeza kubika kugira ngo abakiri bato bazayamenye.

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Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

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Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

Posted on 01 April 2015 by peter

Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

Icyifuzo cy’ Abaturage bo mu karere ka Kirehe cyaba kigiye gushyirwa mu ngiro nyuma yo gutegereza igihe kirekire ko urwibutso rw’abazize jenoside yakorewe abatutsi mu mwaka 1994 rwubakwe.

Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

Mu muganda wa nyuma y’ukwezi wakorewe ku rwibutso rwa Jenoside rwa Nyarubuye tariki 28/3/2015, abaturage bakomeje kubaza impamvu bizezwa kubakirwa urwibutso rw’abazize Jenocide yakorewe abatutsi ariko bigahera mu magambo.

Rwakayigamba Ferdinand wo mu murenge wa Nyarubuye yabajije impamvu urwibutso rutubakwa kandi hahora intumwa zishinwe kubaka inzibutso.

Aragira ati“uru rwibutso buri mwaka rukorerwa inyigo ariko muzatubarize impamvu bidashyirwa mu bikorwa ngo rwubakwe, iyo hataje intumwa ya Minisiteri haza iya Komisiyo y’igihugu ishinzwe kurwanya Jenocide(CNLG) ariko twibaza impamvu bihora mu magambo ntibubake uru rwibutso”.

Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

Rwagasana Ernest Umuyobozi wa Njyanama y’Akarere ka Kirehe aganira na Kigari today yagize ati“amakuru yanyuma dufite nuko hamaze gukorwa inyigo n’ igishushanyo mbonera cy’urwibutso rwa Nyarubuye, kikaba cyarakozwe k’uburyo bifuza ko rwubakwa vuba, igisigaye barashaka ko dutanga ibitekerezo kuri pura bakoze tukanayemeza urwibuto rukubakwa.

Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

Aravuga ko bagiye kujyayo gutanga ibitekerezo baganira n’ubuyobozi bw’akarere kuri iyo pura k’uburyo mu ngengo y’imari y’umwaka utaha batangira kubaka.

Murekatete Jacqueline Visi Meya ushinzwe imibereho myiza y’abaturage mu karere ka Kirehe arasaba abaturage kujya bibwiriza gufata neza urwibutso barukorera isuku batema n’ibihuru birukikije.

Kirehe: Abaturage ba Nyarubuye bubakiwe urwibutso

Urwibutso rusanzwe rwa Nyarubuye rwashyizweho ibuye ry’ifatizo muri 1995 ku bufatanye n’abasirikari ba FPR-Inkotanyi nyuma yo kubohora igihugu.

Urwibutso rwa Nyarubuye rushyinguwemo imibiri y’abazize Jenoside yakorewe abatutsi isaga ibihumbi mirongo itanu, abasaga ibihumbi mirongo itatu na bitanu bakaba bariciwe kuri Paruwasi Gaturika ya Nyarubuye aho bari bahungiye.

Urwibutso rwa Nyarubuye rubarirwa mu nzibutso za Jenocide yakorewe abatutsi muri 1994 zikomeye  mu rwego rw’igihugu.

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Les animaux du Parc de Nyungwe détruisent les champs de la population environnante

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Les animaux du Parc de Nyungwe détruisent les champs de la population environnante

Posted on 27 March 2015 by peter

Les animaux du Parc de Nyungwe détruisent les champs de la population environnante

Ce ne sont que des herbivores qui, une fois en dehors du parc, se nourrissent des cultures

Dans la cellule Uwamusebeya, secteur Ruheru, les paysans qui habitent dans les environs du Parc National de Nyungwe se plaignent que les animaux sauvages appelés « Ibihinyage » ravagent leurs champs. Ils ont besoin d’être dédommagées pour leurs récoltes.

Comme l’explique Ndayisenga Fréderic, un des habitants de cette cellule, quand ces animaux ravagent leurs champs, ils en informent le SGF (Special Guarantee Fund), mais ce fond n’a encore rien fait.

« Ces animaux ont dévasté mes champs de maïs sur 180m et celui du sorgho sur 87m. J’ai fait une liste de tout ce qui a été abimé et je l’ai remise au District pour qu’on me rembourse. Mais, jusqu’à aujourd’hui rien n’a été fait », s’est indigné Ndayisenga.

Les paysans réclament une protection plus efficace contre ces animaux afin de les empêcher d’aller au-delà du parc. Ces mesures de protection ont déjà été faites par RDB dans deux autres parcs du pays. Il s’agit du Parc National de l’Akagera avec une clôture électrique d’une centaines de kilomètres et dans le mur en pierre construit dans le Parc National des Volcans.

Niyitegeka Félicien, adjoint du Chargé des Finances et du Développement dans le District de Nyaruguru rassure la population et promet que les discussions sont en cours  avec le RDB pour trouver ensemble une solution définitive à ces incidents et voir comment rembourser les victimes.

« Il va y avoir une collaboration entre les autorités du District et celles du secteur on va étudier ensemble toutes ces plaintes causées par ces animaux qui ont endommagé les champs pour que les victimes soient dédommagées », a rassuré Niyitegeka.

Ces problèmes provoqués par les animaux du parc ne se produisent pas seulement dans le secteur de Ruheru car même les habitants des Secteurs de Kivu, Muganza et Nyabimata, autour du ce parc ne cessent de se plaindre.

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Why is Nyange memorial site in bad shape?

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Why is Nyange memorial site in bad shape?

Posted on 11 March 2015 by peter

Why is Nyange memorial site in bad shape?

Families of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi victims in Nyange sector of Ngororero district are wondering why Nyange memorial site is in a poor condition.

“Us, whose relative’s remains lie in the Rukumberi memorial site, we are really sad. We would be delighted if this site was upgraded and put up to required standards,” said Donathile Mukandekezi, a genocide survivor from Nyange sector.

Why is Nyange memorial site in bad shape?

Nyange memorial site, where remains of at least 7,217  killed in the Genocide lie, is described by Jean d’Amour Niyosenga, president of IBUKA; an umbrella organization for genocide survivors in Ngororero district, as “historical site”, considering how the Genocide perpetrators used copters to chase Tutsis who attempted to find refuge in the area.

However, it had been revealed in 2014 by Jean De Dieu Mucyo, the president of the National Commission against genocide (CNLG) that it was due to misunderstandings between Nyundo catholic Diocese and Ngororero district concerning the site.

It was due to this revelation that Gideon Ruboneza, mayor of Ngororero district highlighted that the district entered into partnership with CNLG and the Diocese to construct to upgrade Nyanza memorial site.

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Nyanza: GAERG, AERG help vulnerable genocide survivors

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Nyanza: GAERG, AERG help vulnerable genocide survivors

Posted on 11 March 2015 by peter

Members of GAERG, and AERG, the organizations for genocide survivor former university students donated to vulnerable genocide survivors to help them improve on social standards.

GEARG and AERG on March 7, donated cows, renovated houses and built kitchen gardens (uturima tw’igikoni) for the vulnerable old genocide widows.

The event was marked by umuganda in Kibilizi sector in Nyanza district where participants visited and paid respect to over 300 bodies of the genocide victims at Kibilizi memorial centre.

Members of GAERG, and AERG, the organizations for genocide survivor former university students donated to vulnerable genocide survivors to help them improve on social standards. GEARG and AERG on March 7, donated cows, renovated houses and built kitchen gardens (uturima tw’igikoni) for the vulnerable old genocide widows. The event was marked by umuganda in Kibilizi sector in Nyanza district where participants visited and paid respect to over 300 bodies of the genocide victims at Kibilizi memorial centre

Odette Uwambayinzobe, a beneficiary and genocide widow commended youth for the cow saying she will be drinking milk once it gets an offspring.

“This cow will give me milk in addition to keeping me busy in my old age. May God reward your efforts” she said.

Nyanza: GAERG, AERG help vulnerable genocide survivors

AERG and GAERG members build a kitchen garden in Kibilizi sector

Uwambayinzobe added that though she lives alone in the house, she will try her best and take good care of the cow because she already grew the grass to feed it.

Jean Bosco Munyaneza, coordinator of AERG-INILAK Nyanza branch told this website that the purpose of the umuganda is to help vulnerable 1994 Tutsi genocide survivors as they prepare for 21st genocide commemoration.

Nyanza: GAERG, AERG help vulnerable genocide survivors

The renovated house was at the verge of collapsing

GAERG and AERG members were joined by residents of Kibilizi sector in community work to help improve the lives of vulnerable genocide survivors.

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9th Gorilla naming ceremony to empower communities around the Virunga parks

Posted on 19 June 2013 by peter

GorillaThis year’s Kwita Izina {gorilla naming ceremony} is under the theme, “Celebrating nature and empowering communities” and seeks to empower communities surrounding the gorilla park areas.

“We chose the theme to appreciate the local communities surrounding the parks as well as recognize their role in protecting nature and the park,” says Rica Rwigamba, the head of tourism and Conservation at Rwanda Development Board.

While unveiling this year’s Kwita Izina program,Rica Rwigamba said that it would be moer than just one event but a series of events which will include community celebrations,launch of community projects as well as the Kwita Izina caravan. This tour will go from Kigali to Kinigi passing by the different touristic attractions and community projects on that route.

Through the tourism revenue sharing scheme, RDB funds various community projects throughout the country. This year, Maize Grinding Plant, a maize production cooperative near Nyungwe National Park will be launched. This women’s cooperative used to cut trees from the park to curve mortars for maize crushing. Today, with the support of RDB, they have a modern grinding machine that has increased their production. They now supply maize flour throughout their area.

The 9th annual gorilla naming event will take place on 22nd June in Musanze District, Northern Province of Rwanda.12 baby gorillas and 1 family will be named by various government officials and international guests.

According to the organizers, there will be free transportation arrangements from Kigali to Musanze.

Kwita Izina was initiated to identify and protect the endangered mountain gorillas and their habitas in the Virunga parks. More than 80 per cent of tourists visit Rwanda for gorilla tracking.

Rwanda boasts of 293 of the 480 gorillas in Virunga parks.

The caravan tour is set to replace last year’s Kwita Izina cycling tour.

 

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Nyamagabe: Abaturiye urwibutso rwa Murambi barasabwa kwita ku isuku yarwo

Posted on 24 February 2013 by peter

 

Nyamagabe: Abaturiye urwibutso rwa Murambi barasabwa kwita ku isuku yarwo.Nyuma y’umuganda usoza ukwezi kwa Gashyantare wakozwe kuri uyu wa gatandatu tariki ya 23/02/2013, abatuye utugari twa Nyamugari na Remera two mu murenge wa Gasaka bakora isuku ku rwibutso rwa jenoside yakorewe abatutsi muri mata 1994 rw’I Murambi, umuyobozi w’akarere ka Nyamagabe yasabye abaturiye uru rwibutso kujya bita ku isuku yarwo.

Mugisha Philbert, uyobora akarere ka Nyamagabe yashimiye abaturage bitabiriye umuganda wo gukora isuku ku rwibutso ngo kuko bakoze akazi gakomeye.

Yasabye abaturage b’akagari ka Remera kujya basimburana mu muganda usanzwe wa buri cyumweru bagaharura ibyatsi aho bitagomba kuba ndetse n’ibindi bakabiringaniza neza, kugira ngo uru rwibutso rubashe guhorana isuku.

Umuyobozi w’akarere yagize ati: “Abaturage b’akagari ka Remera twabishyira mu mihigo tukabyiyemeza, n’ubundi musanzwe mukora umuganda wa buri cyumweru imidugudu ikajya isimburana, buri cyumweru tukagira abantu baza gukora isuku hano”.

N’ubwo uru atari urwibutso rucungwa n’akarere ahubwo ruri mu nshingano za komisiyo y’igihugu yo kurwanya Jenoside, umuyobozi w’akarere avuga ko bitabakuraho inshingano zo kuhakora isuku ndetse no gucunga umutekano warwo kuko rubitse amateka y’abanyarwanda by’umwihariko icyahoze ari intara ya Gikongoro.

“Ntabwo twasaba ngo abantu bave I kigali baze gukora isuku aha ngaha, ni kimwe n’uko tutavuga ngo hari abapolisi umutekano waho ntabwo tuzawureba. Aha ndashaka kubabwira ko tugifite inshingano nyinshi kubera ko aha ngaha habitse amateka y’igihugu cyacu muri rusange, ariko n’amateka y’umwihariko y’inaha ahahoze ari Gikongoro”, umuyobozi w’akarere.

Uru rwibutso rusurwa n’abantu benshi baba abanyarwanda n’abanyamahanga bityo isuku yarwo, umutekano ndetse n’ibindi byose byagira uruhare mu mikorere myiza no gukomeza kubika amateka bikwiye kwitabwaho.

Abaturage bitabiriye uyu muganda banasabwe gutangira imyiteguro yo kwibuka jenoside yakorewe abatutsi muri mata 1994 ku nshuro ya 19 izaba guhera muri Mata 2013.

Abitabiriye uyu muganda kandi basabwe kwita ku gutegura indyo yuzuye abajyanama b’ubuzima bakabyigisha ababyeyi hirya no hino mu midugudu, uruhare rw’abaturage mu gucunga umutekano rugakomeza kugaragara, ndetse hanakirwa ibibazo by’abaturage bishakirwa umuti ibindi bihabwa umurongo bizanyuramo.

 

 

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Rubavu upbeat on tourism promotion

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Rwanda : Rubavu upbeat on tourism promotion

Posted on 05 January 2013 by peter

Rubavu upbeat on tourism promotion

Residents of Rubavu district have been urged to play a major role in promoting tourism activities by welcoming tourists, maintain tourist attractions sites and avoiding the habit of begging visitors.

Jean Marie Vianney Ruhamanya, the district official in charge of cooperatives and tourism, says that the district has come up with a tourism promotion agenda for 2013 and there is need to have the contribution of residents in order to achieve it.

The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has designated Rubavu district as one of the priority areas of tourism zones because of its vast tourist attractions. The district has over 30 sites which range from historical sites, natural forests, lakes and rivers, mountains among others.

Ruhamanya said that residents must maintain the general cleanliness of the designated sites, and give a warm welcome to tourists who visit the historical, and show a sign of self respect which will encourage more tourists to visit and thus more foreign earnings through the sector.

To the contrary, most residents living around these sites, in Rubavu district expressed ignorance of the value of tourist sites but were supportive of the district initiative.

Tourism is the largest foreign exchange earner in Rwanda’s economy. From January 2012, the sector brought in US$232million from US$204millions- making an increment of US$28million.

In his state of the nation address in 2012, President Paul Kagame also called Rwandans to promote the sector so as to give a good image of the country and encourage more tourists to visit the country as one of the most favorable tourist destinations in Africa.

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