26 September 2018

NISR and MoH Joinly launch 6th Rwanda Demographic Health Survey


The Permanent Secretary of ministry of Health, Mr. Jean Pierre NYEMAZI together with Director General of NISR Mr. Yusuf MURANGWA jointly presided over a first preparatory meeting on the 6th Rwanda Demographic Health Survey.

Permanent Secretary of ministry of Health, Mr. Jean Pierre NYEMAZI highlighted the importance of DHS as one of the crucial and big surveys that give data for health planning and SDGs.

30 May 2018

Newly Appointed Minister of State in charge of Economic Planning Visits NISR

May  30, 2018- The newly appointed Minister of State in charge of Economic Planning, Dr. Claudine Uwera, paid a visit to the National Institute of Statistics of Rwanda (NISR) and met with NISR Director General, Yusuf Murangwa, as well as with the senior management team.
The purpose of the visit was to meet the management team and have discussions on the work done and challenges at NISR.

25 April 2018

AfDB's technical assistance team to maintain the Rwanda Open Data platform up to date

Through the Africa Information Highway (AIH) program, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) provided an Open Data Platform (ODP) to all African countries. The main objective of this initiative is to assist African countries to improve their data dissemination system and data submission system.

29 March 2018

Winners Announced for the 2018 Rwanda Data Journalism Awards (RDJA)

Four winners were awarded during the cerebration of African statistics day on 12 December 2017. Each journalist was awarded a computer and a certificate. Awards for this first Edition were provided by PARIS 21 and UNICEF Rwanda.

29 March 2018

Rwanda Data Journalism Award (RDJA) - First Edition 2017

As a follow up on trainings provided to journalists and winners of infographic competition on data vizualization, NISR and partners launched a yearly data journalism award in December 2017. The mission of this award is to use journalists in data dissemination by promoting excellence and creativity in the reporting of statistics-based stories to the Rwandan public in this data revolution era when journalistic reportage requires practices that include statistical analyses, interpretations and visualization to tell complex and sensitive stories in simple and convincing way.