UN commend Rwandan Police peacekeepers in Central Africa

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The United Nations has commended the role by Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the UN Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) for their quick response to protect an...

Rwanda moves to electronic procurement

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AOS Ltd, a Rwandan Information Technology Systems Integrator, has developed an electronic procurement system for the Government of Rwanda. Dubbed ‘Umucyo’ (transparency). The system was developed in collaboration with the...

[SPONSORED]: Twenty three years of transforming Rwanda’s aviation industry

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For the last twenty three years, Rwanda’s pragmatic and visionary leadership has sustained a secure and generally conducive fiscal atmosphere to enable a vibrant national economy and the vivid growth...

VIDEOS: Unity is our strength, says Kagame

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Incumbent presidential candidate Paul Kagame yesterday concluded his campaigns in Eastern Province with a rally in Rwamagana District. 'Where we are today and where we want to be is what...

Who will win Bank of Kigali’s Rwf60m Urumuri interest-free cash?

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The opening panel of the just-concluded YouthConnekt Africa Summit in Kigali discussed arguably the most critical question for young people; how to create enough jobs to address the continent’s unemployment...

Hope for traders as four cross-border markets near completion

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In a recent interview with The New Times, Francois Kanimba, the Minister for Trade, Industry and EAC Affairs said that three markets, namely Cyanika (in Burera District) along the Ugandan...

Mpayimana to reduce tax on cagua clothes

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Independent presidential candidate Philippe Mpayimana has promised to reduce taxes on used clothes, popularly known as 'cagua', if he wins the August 4 vote. Mpayimana was yesterday campaigning in Kigali...

I’ll make Kibeho a tourist hub, says Habineza

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Frank Habineza will boost infrastructure development and turn Kibeho hill into a global touristic heritage once elected president on August 4. The Democratic Green Party of Rwanda presidential candidate was...

VIDEO: Kagame pledges to transform Ngoma town

RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, incumbent Paul Kagame, has promised to transform Ngoma town in Ngoma District, into a modern town to match the development trend in the rest of the country.

RPF members in Ethiopia campaign for President Kagame

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Members of the RPF Inkotanyi living in Ethiopia on Saturday met and celebrated achievements in Rwanda under the party leadership and used the opportunity to rally support for President Paul...

PLWDs reassured on presidential election facilitation

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In the past elections, people with disabilities had difficulty accessing polling stations, voting for the candidates of their choice, among other challenges. During this year’s presidential election, disabled people have...

African youth urged to focus on self-reliance

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If African youths are to succeed, they must remain focused and stop over-reliance on their governments to pursue their dreams, South African billionaire, founder and chairman African Rainbow Minerals, Patrice...

UN commend Rwandan Police peacekeepers in Central Africa

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The United Nations has commended the role by Rwandan Police peacekeepers serving under the UN Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in Central African Republic (MINUSCA) for their quick response to protect an...

Drive to improve farmer participation in agric programmes

Transparency International Rwanda and its partners has initiated a project aimed at increasing participation of farmers in planning, implementation and monitoring of agriculture projects using district performance contracts (Imihigo).

Trade experts fault US over AGOA review

The American government has been faulted by trade and economic experts for the out-of-cycle review of the American Growth and Opportunities Act (AGOA) which could see Rwanda and East African...

VIDEOS: There is more in store, Kagame promises voters

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The RPF-Inkotanyi presidential candidate, Paul Kagame, told Gatsibo supporters that he will continue to deliver on the progress registered far. Kagame campaigned in Gatsibo District yesterday, telling voters that what...

Volkswagen to assemble electric cars in Rwanda

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Rwanda Environment Management Authority has said that the plan by the German car maker 'Volkswagen' to assemble electric cars as part of the environmentally friendly model vehicles is timely since...

Has Africa got a ‘civilizational’ problem?

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French President Emmanuel Macron faced a social media backlash for suggesting during the recent G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, that Africa’s challenges were “civilizational” and that providing financial aid would...

Habineza promises better health care, inclusive devt

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The Democratic Green Party presidential flag bearer, Frank Habineza, has said he will promote better health care and service delivery to all Rwandans by helping them access equitable health services.

Saving Senegal’s sons from vanishing in European seas

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The morning shift begins under a bright, clear sky. At the fishing wharf of Thiaroye-sur-mer, a coastal town of 45,000 people, a handful of pirogues return from a long night...

Kagame: Unity will transform our country for good

RPF-Inkotanyi presidential flag bearer and incumbent, Paul Kagame has urged Rwandans to foster unity and work towards common goals as this would be the ultimate tool to nurture sustainable development...

Kenyans of Indian descent become 44th tribe

President Uhuru Kenyatta has gazetted the recognition of the Kenyans of Indian decent as the 44th tribe in Kenya and invited them to participate in the political, economic, cultural and...

PHOTOS & VIDEO: Visa-free Africa will help empower youth – Kagame

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President Paul Kagame has made a case for easing movement across the continent for goods and services, saying it will have a huge role in addressing a majority of the...

Rwanda on course to deliver 200,000 off-farm jobs

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Rwanda is seeking to create 200,000 jobs annually, through multiple avenues. The latest Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey report estimates that about 146,000 off-farm jobs are created annually since 2011.

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