kigali kigali  /ki ˈɡɑ li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the national capital and largest city of Rwanda; located in central Rwanda

News

  1. Rwandans resist cremation as land solution

    By Gloriose Isugi KIGALI, Rwanda (GPI)-- Rwanda’s Parliament recognized cremation as a legally regulated form of interment in November 2012 at the request of Hindu residents. Rwanda is the most densely populated country in East Africa, and some say cremation may free up land that is currently used for burial. But no Rwandans have cremated their dead at the nation’s lone crematorium, as locals of ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Rwanda resists hasty return to sovereign bond market

    By Jenny Clover KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwanda has no immediate plans to return to the sovereign debt market after a hugely successful debut issue in April even though investors are asking when it will do so, its finance minister said on Friday. The central African country's dollar bond received orders more than eight times the bond's issue size, fetching a yield of 6.875 percent as rock bottom ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Rwanda increases annual budget, sees external financing

    By Jenny Clover KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwanda plans to raise spending in the 2013/2014 fiscal year (July-June) by 7 percent to $2.6 billion and expects to raise about 40 percent of this from external sources, Finance Minister Claver Gatete said on Thursday. In a budget statement read to parliament, Gatete said a weakening global economy and the on-going euro zone debt crisis could hurt growth in the ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "We will try in Kinshasa, in Goma and in Kigali to renew contacts, which have never been completely severed, and to establish first perhaps a calming down, which then could lead us towards peace negotiations," Kouchner told Europe 1 radio before...
    on Nov 1, 2008 By: Bernard Kouchner Source: Deutsche Welle

  2. Speaking to Reuters before a screening of the film in the Rwandan capital Kigali's sports stadium yesterday, George said: "It was really important to come back here and show the movie to people in Kigali to let them see that the world is starting to...
    on Apr 5, 2005 By: Terry George Source: RTE.ie

  3. "The increased bandwidth will allow us to send digital radiology images from district hospitals to experts in the capital, Kigali, and outside the country," Kagame said. "Given that the overwhelming majority of our population lives in rural...
    on Aug 5, 2008 By: Paul Kagame Source: NetworkWorld.com

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