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 Edwin Ashimwe
Edwin Ashimwe
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Satguru, Kepler enter partnership to promote educational programs
A view of Kigali city's business district.Standard & Poor Global Ratings, has revised Rwanda’s growth to stable from negative, citing the country’s ease of fiscal pressures and low debt servicing costs. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Economy
Global rating body revises Rwanda’s growth prospects to stable
Prof Jean Bosco Harelimana was removed from his duties as Director General of Rwanda Cooperative Agency (RCA), owing to managerial failure. File
Rwanda
PM Ngirente drops RCA boss 
President of the African Development Bank Group Akinwumi Adesina delivers remarks during the second Africa food summit  in Dakar, Senegal on January 25, 2023. Courtesy
Agriculture
AfDB pledges $10 billion to Africa’s food sovereignty
Kigali city's business District. East Africa is expected to record a much lower price increase rate of approximately 5.4 per cent in 2023. File
Economy
Regional inflation rates to ease significantly - AfDB
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente has arrived in Dakar for the 2nd edition of the Dakar Summit on agriculture and agribusiness, on January 25. Courtesy
Agriculture
PM in Dakar ahead of continental food sovereignty summit
Some of the newly settled congolese refugees who fled to Rwanda last week, at Nkamira transit Center in Rubavu on January 23. According to UNHCR, almost 3,000 new arrivals from DRC have fled to Rwanda.
Security
DR Congo crisis: UN re-echoes possible Genocide in Kivu
CP John Bosco Kabera, the spokesperson of the Rwanda National Police. File
Crime
Police confirms shooting of smuggler in Nyagatare
Ozonnia Ojielo, the One UN Resident Coordinator in Rwanda. Courtesy
Rwanda
Rwanda has made huge progress in achieving SDGs targets - UN Resident Coordinator
The electronic billing machine (EBM) has helped taxpayers to easily calculate taxes. Data from RRA indicates that at least 90,000 registered tax payers use the EBM, a number that could be doubled if the bill is enacted. Sam Ngendahimana
Economy
Consumers poised for 10% in new VAT tax incentive
President Paul Kagame addresses delegates during the African conference for peace, that is underway in Nouakchott, Mauritania on Wednesday, January 18. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Africa
Preserving peace is a collective effort - Kagame
President William  Ruto speaks to members of  the East Africa Community  council of ministers, during a meeting he hosted in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday, January 17. Courtesy
Africa
Ruto, EAC ministers pledge to end trade barriers
Clare Akamanzi, the Rwanda Development Board Chief Executive speaks at a panel discussion at the ongoing World Economic Forum  in Davos, Switzerland on Tuesday, January 17. Courtesy
WEF 2023: Rwandan delegation woos investors in Davos
Nyamagabe Correctional Facility has the capacity to accommodate 1,000 female. Courtesy
Crime
500 inmates moved to new Nyamagabe women-only correctional facility
Eliane Ubalijoro,  the new Chief Executive Officer of the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry. Courtesy
Environment
Rwanda’s Ubalijoro to head global forestry agency
Rwanda Development Board Chief Executive Officer Clare Akamanzi  during an interview at the World Economic Forum that kicked off on Monday, January 16, in Davos, Switzerland. Courtesy (1)
Economy
World Economic Forum to focus on climate crisis, Covid-19 recovery
Rwanda Revenue Authority will waive Rwf27 billion this year as the government eases the current tax rates in ongoing reforms. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Economy
Gov’t to forego Rwf27b in tax following reforms
Passengers board RwandAir's plane at Kigali International Airport in 2020. President Paul Kagame has asked the Prime Minister to put restrictions on unnecessary foreign travel by public servants. File
Rwanda
Gov’t to restrict public servants’ foreign trips

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