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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
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Agriculture
Regional lawmakers assess GMO legislation in EAC partner states
A woman with her newborn at Kacyiru Hospital. Maternity leave benefits insurance or scheme is a maternity protection scheme that grants working women (mothers) their full (100 per cent) remuneration  Craish Bahizi
Health
Six key proposed changes to maternity leave benefits scheme
Patients wait for services at Masaka Hospital in Kicukiro District. PHOTO BY CRAISH BAHIZI
Health
Banks, insurance firms to contribute to Mutuelle de Santé as government looks to increase scheme services
Health Minister Dr Sabin Nsanzimana  addresses members of the Lower House’s Committee on Unity, Human Rights and Fight against Genocide , as Rwanda Social Security Board Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Louise Kanyonga looks on, on Monday, February 5. Minister Nsanzimana has revealed that, starting from 2025, the government will include cancer treatment and kidney transplants in the community-based health insurance scheme " Mutuelle de Santé." Photo by Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Health
Cancer, kidney transplant services to be covered under Mutuelle de Santé
A view of a reservoir that helps in irrigation at the ongoing construction activities of some infrastructure at Gabiro Agribusiness Hub. Developed to cater for the country’s food security needs and to increase the exportation.
Economy
7 firms to invest over Rwf50bn in Gabiro Agribusiness Hub
Students with portraits of heroes of Nyange during a commemoration event at Ecole Secondaire de Nyange. Courtesy
Rwanda
Ubutwari 2024: How national heroes are selected
Rwandans and friends of Rwanda during Rwanda Day in  Belgium  Brussels on  June 10, 2017. Rwanda has witnessed a significant surge in remittances from its diaspora over the past decade, with the amount soaring to $470 million in 2023 from $65.1 million in 2010. File
Economy
How Rwanda is leveraging rising diaspora remittances
A milk seller serving customers in her milk bar in Kigali. File
Health
The drivers of Rwandans’ increased milk consumption
The Loos Islands, a group of islands located between 4.5 kilometres and 14 killometres off the coast of Conakry, are some of coastal sites in Guinea (Photo by Guinea's National Toursim Office).
Tourism
What you need to know about Guinea-Conakry
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Africa
Kagame, Doumbouya commit to greater ties between Rwanda, Guinea
The participants pose for a group photo after the training in Kigali on January 24.
Featured
FEATURED: I&M Bank Rwanda, USAID to raise agri-SME financing
Workers filling milk at collection centre in Gicuimbi District. MINAGRI announced that annual milk production reached more than one million tonnes (one billion litres) in 2023. Courtesy
Economy
Rwanda’s milk production exceeds one million tonnes
The Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Dr Vincent Biruta, and UK Home Secretary James Cleverly during the signing of a new migration treaty between the two countries in Kigali, December 5. Photo by Olivier Mugwiza
International
Cabinet endorses bill ratifying Rwanda-UK migration treaty
Presidents Kagame and Doumbouya at Kigali International Airport Thursday evening. PHOTO BY VILLAGE URUGWIRO
Africa
PHOTOS: Guinea president Mamadi Doumbouya visits Rwanda
Health Minister, Sabin Nsanzimana speaks at the 19th National Dialogue Council Umushyikirano on Tuesday, January 23. Courtesy
Health
Fourteen patients have received kidney transplants in Rwanda – Nsanzimana
Irrigated land significantly increased for higher farm output in the government’s seven-year programme of the National Strategy for Transformation (NST1). File
Agriculture
NST1: Rwanda’s fertiliser use doubles, irrigation scaled up
An electrician inspects a cash power after connecting a residential house in Kamonyi. Prime Minister Ngirente told delegates that over 1.5m new households connected to electricity since 2017. Courtesy
Energy
Over 1.5m new households connected to electricity since 2017 – PM
Minister of Local Government, Jean Claude Musabyimana.File
Infrastructure
Expropriation: Over Rwf58bn paid in compensations as process continues

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