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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
The National Electoral Commission has set July 14 and 15, 2024, as the dates for the elections of the President of the Republic, and that of specified Members of Parliament (Deputies). SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Politics
Electoral commission sets date for presidential, parliamentary elections
The law of December 4, 2023, amending the law of August 30, 2018, determining offences and penalties in general (being referred to as penal code) was published in the Official Gazette of December 5, 2023. Sam Ngendahimana
Law
Ten major changes in the newly-amended penal law
Officials pose for a grouphoto as   as USAID announced the two projects Ireme ('Quality') and Tubeho ('Let’s live'),    On December 8, in Kigali. Courtesy.
Health
US’s $85m projects expected to enhance healthcare in Rwanda
Dr Loko Abraham is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rwanda Medical Supply
Health
Who is Abraham, the Ethiopian appointed CEO of Rwanda Medical Supply?
Narcisse Mupenzi (Nyamasheke)
Rwanda
Six districts get new mayors
The previous Presidential Order – of July 9, 2012 – provided that changing ownership of immovable property for any reason shall be subject to a fee equal to Rwf20,000, irrespective of the value of the concerned property.Photo by Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
Government waives fees on over 10 services
Some impounded single use plastics that were collected from different shop in Rwanda. File
Environment
Regional MPs push for effective solution to single-use plastic materials
Minister of Environment Jeanne D’Arc Mujawamariya after signing a cooperation agreement with officials from Singapore, on the implementation of
article 6 of the Paris Agreement of the Carbon market on December 2. Photo: Courtesy
Environment
Inside Rwanda’s carbon credit deal with Singapore, Kuwait
The Lower Chamber of Parliament on December 4 passed a bill governing bio-safety, which aims to address the potential risks associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs). COURTESY
Rwanda
Parliament passes bill governing GMOs
Ignite Power co-founder Angela Homsi (6th from left) in a group photo with other winners of the 15th Zayed Sustainability Prize, and UAE leaders, in Dubai, on December 2, 2023. COURTESY
Energy
Rwandan firm wins $1m award for solar energy solutions
Rwanda signed cooperation agreements with  Kuwait towards the implementation of article 6 of the Paris Agreement that governs the Carbon market in Dubai  on December 2.
Environment
Carbon market governance: Rwanda inks deals with Singapore, Kuwait
Nyabarongo water treatment plant in Kigali. AfDB approves over $270m for water access, sanitation. FILE
Rwanda
Rwanda: AfDB approves over $270m for water access, sanitation
Environment Minister Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya officiates the launch of Rwanda's Carbon Market Framework, on December 2, 2023, at COP28 in Dubai, UAE. She highlighted that this is a crucial move to advance climate action and facilitate Rwanda’s participation and maximize carbon market opportunities.
Environment
Rwanda’s carbon market framework launch, more events at COP28
Members of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) during a guided tour of the revamped Nyandungu wetland Eco-Park, the first public recreational and touristic facility in Kigali, on Thursday, November 30. The ecotourism park is a symbol of Rwanda’s wetland restoration efforts. Photos by Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Environment
PHOTOS: EAC lawmakers wowed by Nyandungu Ecotourism Park
The financial year 2022-2023 was characterised by an increase in prices of services and goods, particularly foodstuff and fuel, which contributed to an increase in import bills and the cost of living. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Economy
Six key highlights in central bank report
Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente addresses a special sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) in Kigali, on November 29. Photos by  Christianne Murengerantwari
Rwanda
PM Ngirente commends intra-EAC trade growth
Residents are no longer charged a fee on sale-based land transfer for any plot with up to Rwf5 million value, after the government of Rwanda scrapped the charge on title service.
Infrastructure
Rwanda revises fees on land transfer by sale
Central Bank Governor John Rwangombwa addresses the media during a news briefing on August 17. File
Economy
Central bank governor speaks out on dollar scarcity, de-dollarisation talk

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