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 Edwin Ashimwe
Edwin Ashimwe
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
Interior view of one of the Sextanio Lodge’s huts at Nkombo Island in Rusizi District. The infrastructure is built in a vernacular style with bamboo, and straw-like structures, to depict Rwandan traditional hut. According to the owners, the Rwf250 million facility is set to be unveiled by February 2023. Photo: Courtesy.
Tourism
Multi-million Italian hotel in Nkombo to boost tourism
Rwanda Central Bank Head offices in Kigali. The National Bank  has announced its decision to reinstate the reserve requirement ratio to the pre-covid-level of 5 per cent, effective this month. Courtesy
Economy
BNR reinstates banks’ reserve requirement ratio to 5%
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Featured
FEATURED: ARC Power rolls out sustainable renewable energy in Rwanda
The national carrier, RwandAir, celebrated  the acquisition of the first cargo plane  in November 2022. Courtesy
Aviation
Major developments that shaped Rwanda’s aviation industry
President Kagame.
Rwanda
VIDEO: Rwanda looks forward to a year of peace and security in the region - Kagame
Paula Ingabire, the Minister for ICT and Innovation, lifts a prototype of RwaSat-1, the country’s first cube-satellite. File
Aviation
2022: When Rwanda prepared ground for its space ambitions

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