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 Edwin Ashimwe
Edwin Ashimwe
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Security
DR Congo soldiers open fire at Rwanda border post – RDF
Amb. Emmanuel Hategeka, Rwanda’s envoy to the United Arab Emirates (left), and Abdullah Nasser Lootah, Assistant Minister of Cabinet Affairs of UAE, sign the MoU between the two countries as Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente and Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy PM and Minister of Interior of UAE, witness the signing ceremony on the sidelines of this year’s World Government Summit in Dubai, on Monday, February 13. Photo: Courtesy.
Rwanda
Rwanda, UAE eye deeper ties in new cooperation deal
Starlink is operated by SpaceX, a spacecraft manufacturing company founded by billionaire Elon Musk.internet
Technology
EXPLAINER: How Starlink internet works
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Technology
Elon Musk’s Starlink to enter Rwandan market on February 22
Prime Minister Dr. Ngirente delivers remarks at  the 9th edition of the World Governement Summit in Dubai on Monday, February 13.
Technology
PHOTOS: Technology, innovation, a must to Rwanda’s development - PM
University of Rwanda Vice Chancellor Didas Kayihura Muganga, and Director General of the IVI, Jerome Ki during the signing ceremony in Kigali on February 9. Courtesy
Education
UR, global vaccine body partner on capacity building
President Kagame addressing diplomats accredited to Rwanda during a gala dinner
Security
VIDEO - DR Congo: Kagame calls out international community on political, diplomacy hypocrisy
INFOGRAPHICS: The revised budget, which is due to run to the end of the financial year in June, saw government spending increase by Rwf106.4 billion, representing a 2.3% increase to Rwf4,764.8 billion from the Rwf4,658.4 billion announced in the original budget presented in June 2022.
Economy
Revised budget: What you should know
President Paul Kagame  meets with George Bickerstaff, the chair of International Vaccine Institute  Board of Trustees, in Kigali  on Tuesday, February 7. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Rwanda
Kagame hosts global vaccine body boss 
(L-R): Diko Mukete, the board vice chair of Kigali International Financial Centre, the Minister for Finance and Economic Planning Uzziel Ndagijimana,
the Central Bank Governor John Rwangombwa and Nick Barigye, Chief Executive Officer of Rwanda Finance Limited, during the ceremony at Kigali
Convention Centre, on February 2. All photos: Courtesy.
Featured
FEATURED: KIFC reflects on three-year journey, lays out future priorities
Hafashimana who is alleged to have gruesomely murdered four people in Kigali.
Crime
Alleged serial killer arrested in Gasabo
A scene of a fatal accident where a maize drying shelter collapsed in Rusororo, killing 11 people while more than 30 were critically injured, on Friday, February 3. Courtesy
PM Ngirente consoles victims of Rusororo tragic accident
A group photo of Defence Attachés accredited to Rwanda with RDF officers after  a security briefing at Rwanda Defence Force  Headquarters in Kimihurura on February 2. Courtesy
Security
RDF briefs defense attaches on Mozambique, CAR operations
President Paul Kagame and First Lady pay tribute to Rwandan heroes on Wednesday, February 1. All photos by Olivier Mugwiza
Rwanda
Heroes Day is a reminder of our ability to stand up for what is right – Kagame
Students with portraits of heroes of Nyange during a commemoration event at Ecole Secondaire de Nyange   in Ngororero District   . Students were killed on 18 March 1997, when infiltrators attacked the school, killed a watchman and opened fire indiscriminately, then six students died on the spot and about 40 others sustained injuries. File
Rwanda
Rwanda marks Heroes Day
Shema, the owner of a company called P&A Group, is accused of defrauding Rwf70 million from 13 people. File
Law
20-year-old accused of fraud to be arraigned in court
Minister of ICT and Innovation Paula Ingabire helps a resident to switch on a smartphone in Bugesera District. File
Featured
Rwanda lays out plans to accelerate mobile phone penetration
President Paul Kagame during an interview with Jeune Afrique’s François Soudan, vows that there will never be genocide again in Rwanda. Photo by Village Urugwiro.
Rwanda
There will never be genocide again in Rwanda - Kagame vows

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