Report has it that President Kagame has signed a $1 trillion deal with Russia to build nuclear plants. The Russians will set up a Center for Nuclear Science and Technology in Kigali.
The Rwandan President Paul Kagame Tuesday n Sochi, signed a $1 trillion deal with Russia to build nuclear plants. The Russians hope to develop a Center for Nuclear Science and Technology in Kigali.
President Kagame and other African leaders were in Sochi for the Russia/Africa Summit and Economic Forum.
With the application of atomic energy, it is believed that the nuclear power deal will modernize vital sectors such as agriculture, electricity generation, health, geology and mining amongst others in Rwanda.
The deal has first been signed in Moscow last December and hopes to have the Russian Scientists set up a center in Kigal. This center will facilitate experiment and scientific research.
The deal was boosted in May when a Russian government nuclear parastatal, Rosatom Global, reached an agreement to set up the nuclear plant by 2024–that the government says the development will help in the advancement of technology in agriculture, energy production, and environmental protection.
The Russian has similarly signed such co-operation with other African Countries: Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania yet a question of appropriateness still exists.