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First Lady Jeannette Kagame addresses over 2000 young people as  Rwanda joined the World to mark the United Nation’s International Youth Day, on Saturday, August 12. All photos by Olivier Mugwiza
Rwanda
Invest in your shine, First Lady urges youth in Kigali
Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the AU Commission.
Africa
Niger coup: AU chief says in support of military intervention
President Paul Kagame and his counterpart , President Andry Rajoelina of Madagascar during  a tête-à-tête at Village Urugwiro, on Monday, August 7. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Rwanda
Kagame, Rajoelina hold talks
Geographically, Madagascar – lying off the southeastern coast of Africa – is close to Comoros, Mauritius, Mozambique, Réunion, and South Africa.
Tourism
Madagascar: A sneak peek into the “eighth continent”, home to rich cultural diversity
President Paul Kagame during a guided tour of the newly inaugurated AnJia Cement Factory in Muhanga District,on Thursday, August 3.  Photo by Olivier Mugwiza
Economy
How new $100m cement plant could impact Rwandan market
President Paul Kagame with delegates during a guided tour of the newly inaugurated Anjia Cement Factory in Muhanga
District,on Thursday, August 3. The $100 million firm employs 205 staff, with plans to go up to 250 by the end of the year. In
his remarks, Kagame called for enabling investment policies, to attract major impactful investments in Africa. Photo: Village
Urugwiro.
Business
Kagame urges African leaders to enact investment policies
Some of the 160 students from Sudan chat at a reception held to welcome them to Rwanda, on Wednesday, August 2. The students from the University of Medical Sciences and Technology in Khartoum who had been stranded and unable to complete their studies owing to the current security crisis in Sudan are in Rwanda to continue their studies at the University of Rwanda (UR) - School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Photos by Olivier Mugwiza
Education
Sudanese medical students on expectations in Rwanda
The Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) has set up new measures that aim at boosting Rwanda’s capacity to prevent, combat, and criminalize money laundering and terror financing. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Security
Rwanda rolls out new anti-terrorist financing measures
Smoke billows following clashes between rival military factions in Khartoum. The uprising has resulted to closure of key facilities including universities.
Education
Over 200 Sudanese medical students to complete studies in Rwanda
Jackson Rugambwa, Tax Policy Analyst Rwanda Finance LTD during a presentation during the meeting on July 31. Photo by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
Rwanda set to undergo “mock” assessment on tax transparency
Cross border tracks that transport goods from Dal es Salaam to Kigali at Rusumo.The East Africa region experienced a decline in economic growth (GDP) from 4.7 percent in 2021 to 4.4 percent in 2022. FILE
Economy
Regional economy: AfDB highlights 5 major economic trends
The Kingdom of Belgium has rejected the accreditation of Amb.Vincent Karega’s appointment. Internet
Rwanda
Belgium's ‘decision’ on Amb. Karega: Experts say Rwanda a victim of international conspiracy
A collage pictures of Rwanda’s former ambassador to DR Congo Vincent Karega and the map of Belgium. File
Rwanda questions Belgium's decision on Amb. Karega
The forum is one of a series of events hosted on the sidelines of the Third China-Africa Economic and Trade Expo (CAETE).
Business
China-Africa youth push for innovation, entrepreneurship opportunities
Officers hoist EAC flags during an event at the bloc's headquarters  in Arusha on July 11,2021. East African governments in June presented their most ambitious budgets yet, which are expected to take effect this month. Courtesy
Economy
Mixed reactions as EAC govts roll out budgets
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente flanked by Minister of Local Government Jean Claude Musabyimana and other officials during a guided tour of the newly inaugurated Rugerero Integrated Model Village in Rubavu  District on July 4. All photos by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Rwanda
PHOTOS: PM Ngirente unveils homes for disaster-stricken families
Lt. Col Lydia Bagwaneza during the interview with The New Times at the RDF Headquarters on June 30. Photo: Willy Mucyo
Rwanda
A teenage girl's journey to liberating her country: The story of Lt Col Bagwaneza
President Paul Kagame and his counterpart of Seychelles, Wavel Ramkalawan with both delegations during a bilateral meeting on Wednesday, June 28. Photo by Village Urugwiro
Africa
Rwanda, Seychelles waive visas, ink five pacts to deepen relations

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