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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Students during lunch time at Groupe Scolaire Ayabaraya in Kicukiro District on February 28. Educationists have expressed concern that the funding towards students’ meals is too small after the parents’ contribution was slashed to just Rwf975 per term despite the rise in commodity prices. Photo: Craish Bahizi.
Education
Educationists express concern over new school feeding programme
Doctors conduct an operation at Kacyiru Hospital. Rwanda is in negotiations with Finland to finance the construction of an ‘ultramodern hospital’ block in an effort to expand Kacyiru Hospital. / File
Health
Rwanda in negotiations with Finland to fund Kacyiru hospital expansion
RRA Commissioner General, Pascal Bizimana Ruganintwali addresses an event last year. While appearing before PAC on September 23, the Commissioner General said that Consumers could start getting a share of the 18 per cent value-added tax levied on taxable goods and services. File
Economy
Rwanda proposes VAT tax incentive for consumers
A view of the newly upgraded King Faisal Hospital. The government needs new strategies to save King Faisal Hospital from losses and make its medical business profitability  / File
Health
Govt outlines plans to increase King Faisal Hospital's profitability
Workers sort dry pineapples at one of small enterprises financed by BDF in Eastern Province. The Fund  is moving out of quasi equity investments into small, and medium enterprises  as this form of financing was not performing well. File
Rwanda
BDF to stop equity investment scheme for SMEs
A past training session on how to run a tech startup in Kigali. / File
Technology
Rwanda Innovation Fund starts financing ICT startups
Inter-Parliamentary Union meeting in Russia in 2017. The Parliament of Rwanda will host the 145th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and its related meetings in Kigali from October 11 to 15. / Internet photo
Rwanda
Global parliamentary assembly to convene in Rwanda in October
A view of Burera Beach Resort in Burera District. The resort is awaiting Cabinet approval, in a bid to hand over the two facilities to the private sector. Photo: Eric Bright.
Rwanda
Sale of Burera College of Trades, Beach Resort nears completion
A partial view of the eight-in-one house block in Muhanga District (courtesy)
Housing
Muhanga: 'Model apartments' to be given to vulnerable residents after failing to get buyers
PAC Chairperson, MP Valens Muhakwa asks clarifications as Kirehe District officials appear before the Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee . Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
Public institutions on the spot for defaulting on pension contributions
Kabarore Guest House in Gatsibo District.Gatsibo District officials have said they are considering selling Kabarore Guest House as its maintenance cost continues to increase. File
Housing
Gatsibo district moves to sell ‘struggling’ business entity
Some of the maize flour produced by Nyagatare maize processing plant . Courtesy photos.
Agriculture
Rwf1.3bn Nyagatare maize flour plant begins production
Cattle breeding at Gako meat project that covering 6,000 hectares in Bugesera District. / File
Business
Gako meat project on course to profitability – MPs told
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Agriculture
RAB explains disparity in fertiliser supply
Workers sort fresh green beans for export at the newly inaugurated Rwanda’s first privately owned packhouse at Kigali Special Economic Zone in Masoro on September 8. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Agriculture
Rwanda's agric exports increase by 44 per cent
Workers load some of the imported food commodities for upcountry trading at Kigali Business District. / File
Featured
Crisis ‘wakes Africa up’ to cut food import reliance
AGR Officials and delegates pose for a group photo at conclusion of the  12th Africa Green Revolution Forum in Kigali on September 9. Dan Nsengiyumva
Africa
AGRF calls for $200bn funding for resilient food systems in Africa
Kagwiria Koome, Manager for Food Initiative at The Rockefeller Foundation. Photo: Courtesy.
Featured
Rwanda, Kenya SMEs secure funding from Rockefeller Foundation to boost nutritious feeding

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