• Raw Materials & Mining in Rwanda

    The African continent is very rich of minerals. This mineral wealth could make a tremendous contribution to the economic development of the continent. Still, the African mining sector serves primarily as a source of raw minerals exported for processing in Europe and Asia. Many countries are struggling to add value to the minerals they extract. In 2011, the Evert Vermeer Stichting visited Rwanda and executed an extensive research on Rwanda's mining sector. Learn more about the relation between mining, development, and European policy on www.fairpolitics.eu. And read our research report about mining in Rwanda.

    published: 23 Aug 2012
  • Sara's Journey: Conflict-Free Mines in Rwanda

    KPMG's Sara Ellison traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to visit the first conflict-free mine in Rwanda. She had her camera and captured some moments along the way. For more information on Conflict Minerals visit: http://www.kpmg.com/US/en/topics/Pages/conflict-minerals.aspx

    published: 13 Dec 2013
  • final Rwanda Project

    published: 09 Sep 2016
  • Raw Minerals & Mining in Rwanda

    The African continent is very rich of minerals. This mineral wealth could make a tremendous contribution to the economic development of the continent. Still, the African mining sector serves primarily as a source of raw minerals exported for processing in Europe and Asia. Many countries are struggling to add value to the minerals they extract. A production for the Evert Vermeer Stichting and Fair Politics, August 2012.

    published: 29 Aug 2012
  • Mining and gender in Rwanda

    Although Africa has a great natural resource wealth, many of its inhabitants are still plagued by poverty. Mining provides men aswell as women an opportunity to escape this poverty. In 2011, the Evert Vermeer Stichting visited Rwanda and executed an extensive research on Rwanda's mining sector. Learn more about the relation between mining, development, and European policy on www.fairpolitics.eu. And read our research report about mining in Rwanda.

    published: 07 Jul 2012
  • Motivated miners in Rwanda

    Artisinal miners in Rwanda take a motivational break.

    published: 30 Dec 2016
  • Rwanda: a new mining destination of choice

    published: 23 Mar 2015
  • UPS partners for drone deliveries in Rwanda

    Drones delivering vital medical supplies to Rwanda will take to the skies in July 2016. UPS has partnered with drone company Zipline to deliver blood and vaccines.

    published: 09 May 2016
  • Rwanda: Foreign reserves slide after mining revenues tumble

    Rwanda has said it expects its official foreign exchange reserves, to fall after a dip in the prices of its mineral exports. This month, Rwanda secured an 18-month $204 million standby facility from the IMF to bolster reserves. The IMF said reserves stood at $817 million at the end of March. Rwanda has a policy of keeping its foreign exchange reserves at above three months of import cover. Despite the commodity price shock, Rwanda's economy grew at 6.9 percent in 2015 and is forecast to expand by 6 percent in both 2016 and 2017. The exchange rate has however come under pressure and the current account deficit has widened. Reserves would slide to 3.2 months import cover by the end of 2016 and 2.5 months at end-2017, before rising to 2.9 months by the end of 2018.

    published: 16 Jun 2016
  • Business Digest focus on a Chilli Farm in Rwanda

    published: 27 Jan 2017
  • What does the future hold for Rwanda's mining sector?

    Rwanda's mining sector stands as one of the main contributor to the country's GDP, contributing 103 million dollars from January to August 2016, averaging $143 million dollars per year for the last 7 years. As the country aims to improve output by 28 per cent and revenue gains to 400 million dollars by 2017/2018, what is the future of the country's mining sector over fluctuating global commodity prices?

    published: 05 Oct 2016
  • Coltan: Conflict minerals in Congo

    Fungamwaka - a mine in the east of Congo. These men work so that we can make telephone calls. They are mining coltan, which is indispensable for the production of mobile phones. The Democratic Republic of Congo is the world’s second-largest supplier of this rare mineral. Fungamwaka is a model mine. There is no child labour, state controls are carried out, taxes are paid. Those in charge of the mine operate legally. And above all there are no militia groups who finance themselves by smuggling resources. The long civil war is the biggest problem in east Congo - funded by the resource wealth in the ground. Ninety percent of the mines are managed by small-scale miners in remote border areas - an El Dorado for rebel groups who demand a share of the yield and sell it the global market via n...

    published: 18 Feb 2016
  • BLOOD DIAMONDS--The True Story.

    Blood Diamonds, The True Story Documentary of Sierra Leone, Angola, and the Republic of the Congo.

    published: 24 Dec 2011
  • UNMC(USA) and UG (RWANDA) Students at Muremure Health Center, Rwanda, 15th July 2016.

    University of Nebraska Medical Center(USA) and University of Gitwe(RWANDA) visit Muremure Health Center-RWANDA, 15th July 2016.

    published: 15 Jul 2016
  • Rwanda Mining Association - MBI 2014

    Rwanda Mining Association at the Mining Business and Investment Conference 2014 - "Mr Kanyangoga Jean Bosco, Legal Advisor, Rwanda Mining Association "

    published: 08 Jan 2015
  • For both men and women; gender and mining in Rwanda

    Although Africa has a great natural resource wealth, many of its inhabitants are still plagued by poverty. Mining provides men aswell as women an opportunity to escape this poverty. In 2011, the Evert Vermeer Stichting visited Rwanda and executed an extensive research on Rwanda's mining sector. A production for Evert Vermeer Stichting, June 2012.

    published: 09 Dec 2013
Raw Materials & Mining in Rwanda

Raw Materials & Mining in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 4:14
  • Updated: 23 Aug 2012
  • views: 1072
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The African continent is very rich of minerals. This mineral wealth could make a tremendous contribution to the economic development of the continent. Still, the African mining sector serves primarily as a source of raw minerals exported for processing in Europe and Asia. Many countries are struggling to add value to the minerals they extract. In 2011, the Evert Vermeer Stichting visited Rwanda and executed an extensive research on Rwanda's mining sector. Learn more about the relation between mining, development, and European policy on www.fairpolitics.eu. And read our research report about mining in Rwanda.
https://wn.com/Raw_Materials_Mining_In_Rwanda
Sara's Journey: Conflict-Free Mines in Rwanda

Sara's Journey: Conflict-Free Mines in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 2:49
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2013
  • views: 569
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KPMG's Sara Ellison traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo to visit the first conflict-free mine in Rwanda. She had her camera and captured some moments along the way. For more information on Conflict Minerals visit: http://www.kpmg.com/US/en/topics/Pages/conflict-minerals.aspx
https://wn.com/Sara's_Journey_Conflict_Free_Mines_In_Rwanda
final Rwanda Project

final Rwanda Project

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  • Duration: 14:57
  • Updated: 09 Sep 2016
  • views: 280
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https://wn.com/Final_Rwanda_Project
Raw Minerals & Mining in Rwanda

Raw Minerals & Mining in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 4:14
  • Updated: 29 Aug 2012
  • views: 1435
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The African continent is very rich of minerals. This mineral wealth could make a tremendous contribution to the economic development of the continent. Still, the African mining sector serves primarily as a source of raw minerals exported for processing in Europe and Asia. Many countries are struggling to add value to the minerals they extract. A production for the Evert Vermeer Stichting and Fair Politics, August 2012.
https://wn.com/Raw_Minerals_Mining_In_Rwanda
Mining and gender in Rwanda

Mining and gender in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 2:58
  • Updated: 07 Jul 2012
  • views: 141
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Although Africa has a great natural resource wealth, many of its inhabitants are still plagued by poverty. Mining provides men aswell as women an opportunity to escape this poverty. In 2011, the Evert Vermeer Stichting visited Rwanda and executed an extensive research on Rwanda's mining sector. Learn more about the relation between mining, development, and European policy on www.fairpolitics.eu. And read our research report about mining in Rwanda.
https://wn.com/Mining_And_Gender_In_Rwanda
Motivated miners in Rwanda

Motivated miners in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 4:23
  • Updated: 30 Dec 2016
  • views: 30
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Artisinal miners in Rwanda take a motivational break.
https://wn.com/Motivated_Miners_In_Rwanda
Rwanda: a new mining destination of choice

Rwanda: a new mining destination of choice

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  • Duration: 9:24
  • Updated: 23 Mar 2015
  • views: 27
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https://wn.com/Rwanda_A_New_Mining_Destination_Of_Choice
UPS partners for drone deliveries in Rwanda

UPS partners for drone deliveries in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 2:33
  • Updated: 09 May 2016
  • views: 19455
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Drones delivering vital medical supplies to Rwanda will take to the skies in July 2016. UPS has partnered with drone company Zipline to deliver blood and vaccines.
https://wn.com/Ups_Partners_For_Drone_Deliveries_In_Rwanda
Rwanda: Foreign reserves slide after mining revenues tumble

Rwanda: Foreign reserves slide after mining revenues tumble

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  • Duration: 1:00
  • Updated: 16 Jun 2016
  • views: 220
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Rwanda has said it expects its official foreign exchange reserves, to fall after a dip in the prices of its mineral exports. This month, Rwanda secured an 18-month $204 million standby facility from the IMF to bolster reserves. The IMF said reserves stood at $817 million at the end of March. Rwanda has a policy of keeping its foreign exchange reserves at above three months of import cover. Despite the commodity price shock, Rwanda's economy grew at 6.9 percent in 2015 and is forecast to expand by 6 percent in both 2016 and 2017. The exchange rate has however come under pressure and the current account deficit has widened. Reserves would slide to 3.2 months import cover by the end of 2016 and 2.5 months at end-2017, before rising to 2.9 months by the end of 2018.
https://wn.com/Rwanda_Foreign_Reserves_Slide_After_Mining_Revenues_Tumble
Business Digest focus on a  Chilli Farm in Rwanda

Business Digest focus on a Chilli Farm in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 20:41
  • Updated: 27 Jan 2017
  • views: 1893
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https://wn.com/Business_Digest_Focus_On_A_Chilli_Farm_In_Rwanda
What does the future hold for Rwanda's mining sector?

What does the future hold for Rwanda's mining sector?

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  • Duration: 1:07:02
  • Updated: 05 Oct 2016
  • views: 51
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Rwanda's mining sector stands as one of the main contributor to the country's GDP, contributing 103 million dollars from January to August 2016, averaging $143 million dollars per year for the last 7 years. As the country aims to improve output by 28 per cent and revenue gains to 400 million dollars by 2017/2018, what is the future of the country's mining sector over fluctuating global commodity prices?
https://wn.com/What_Does_The_Future_Hold_For_Rwanda's_Mining_Sector
Coltan: Conflict minerals in Congo

Coltan: Conflict minerals in Congo

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  • Duration: 4:32
  • Updated: 18 Feb 2016
  • views: 7588
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Fungamwaka - a mine in the east of Congo. These men work so that we can make telephone calls. They are mining coltan, which is indispensable for the production of mobile phones. The Democratic Republic of Congo is the world’s second-largest supplier of this rare mineral. Fungamwaka is a model mine. There is no child labour, state controls are carried out, taxes are paid. Those in charge of the mine operate legally. And above all there are no militia groups who finance themselves by smuggling resources. The long civil war is the biggest problem in east Congo - funded by the resource wealth in the ground. Ninety percent of the mines are managed by small-scale miners in remote border areas - an El Dorado for rebel groups who demand a share of the yield and sell it the global market via neighbouring countries like Rwanda. The ore is separated from the sand with a shovel, just like in the old gold-digging days. The price of tin has dropped to 5 euros a kilo in the provincial capital; at least coltan still fetches 20 euros. That is why organisations like Misereor have been demanding for a long time that organisations should be legally obliged to ensure that human rights standards are maintained throughout their supply chain from raw materials to finished product- and to cover the costs of this. In Fungamwaka it’s only the miners who pay for the controls- they earn less. www.misereor.org twitter: http://www.twitter.com/misereor
https://wn.com/Coltan_Conflict_Minerals_In_Congo
BLOOD DIAMONDS--The True Story.

BLOOD DIAMONDS--The True Story.

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  • Duration: 44:46
  • Updated: 24 Dec 2011
  • views: 1293172
videos https://wn.com/Blood_Diamonds_The_True_Story.
UNMC(USA) and UG (RWANDA) Students at Muremure Health Center, Rwanda, 15th July 2016.

UNMC(USA) and UG (RWANDA) Students at Muremure Health Center, Rwanda, 15th July 2016.

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  • Duration: 28:21
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2016
  • views: 947
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University of Nebraska Medical Center(USA) and University of Gitwe(RWANDA) visit Muremure Health Center-RWANDA, 15th July 2016.
https://wn.com/Unmc(Usa)_And_Ug_(Rwanda)_Students_At_Muremure_Health_Center,_Rwanda,_15Th_July_2016.
Rwanda Mining Association - MBI 2014

Rwanda Mining Association - MBI 2014

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  • Duration: 13:05
  • Updated: 08 Jan 2015
  • views: 23
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Rwanda Mining Association at the Mining Business and Investment Conference 2014 - "Mr Kanyangoga Jean Bosco, Legal Advisor, Rwanda Mining Association "
https://wn.com/Rwanda_Mining_Association_Mbi_2014
For both men and women; gender and mining in Rwanda

For both men and women; gender and mining in Rwanda

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  • Duration: 2:58
  • Updated: 09 Dec 2013
  • views: 31
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Although Africa has a great natural resource wealth, many of its inhabitants are still plagued by poverty. Mining provides men aswell as women an opportunity to escape this poverty. In 2011, the Evert Vermeer Stichting visited Rwanda and executed an extensive research on Rwanda's mining sector. A production for Evert Vermeer Stichting, June 2012.
https://wn.com/For_Both_Men_And_Women_Gender_And_Mining_In_Rwanda
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