KIGALI - Ghana’s Minister of Finance, Kwabena Duffuor,. Accompanied by the former Commissioner General of Rwanda Revenue Authority (RRA), Edward Larbi-Siaw, yesterday, toured the tax body’s head office where they were impressed by various systems, including the call centre and the queue management system.
KIGALI - The UN expert on minority issues, Gay McDougall, has hailed Rwanda’s transformation success and said that the country has taken great steps towards healing, development and growth, which other societies can learn from.
KIGALI - The National Public Prosecution Authority (NPPA), has announced immediate plans to re-freeze Félicien Kabuga’s property and bank accounts, that were fraudulently returned to the family, by fugitive Patrick Karegyeya, when he was still the director of External Security organization.
KIGALI - The Senate yesterday approved the nomination of Alphonse Munyentwari, as the Governor of the Southern Province. Munyentwari, who was the Mayor of Nyamagabe District, replaces Fidele Ndayisaba.
KIGALI - The Spokesperson of Courts, Charles Kaliwabo, has announced that courts across the country will try 85 corruption-related cases in a period of one week, as a way of marking the anti-corruption week that started yesterday.
The government is set to review the contract on the extraction of methane gas on Lake Kivu. The contract worth $325 million was signed in 2009 between ContourGlobal Kivuwatt Ltd and the government, but the project has since failed to take off.
The Mayors of the three districts in Kigali City; Nyarugenge, Gasabo and Kicukiro, have confirmed that they will stand for the second term in office. Speaking to The New Times in a phone interview, the trio, whose first term of office expired at the end of January, said that they are currently vying for the councillorship posts in their respective sectors of residence.