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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
The NALA Group Chief Operating Officer, Nicolai Eddy, said the company got the licence from Rwanda’s central bank in June 2023. Photos by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
NALA promises cheap, reliable payment services in Rwanda
MPs have requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Animal Resources to indicate how it is implementing strategies to address issues hindering irrigation efforts. Courtesy
Agriculture
Lawmakers task agric ministry to fast-track irrigation schemes
Passengers  board a RwandAir's plane at Kigali International Airport. Kagame recently said ''Any African can get on a plane to Rwanda whenever they wish and will not pay a thing to enter our country.” File
Aviation
Three things to know about Rwanda’s visa-free policy
An artist’s impression of the Centre of Excellence for Aviation Skills (CEAS) to be set up in Kigali. The facility including an aircraft hangar, will partner with higher learning institutions to produce a skilled workforce to meet global aviation training standards and industry demands. COURTESY
Aviation
MPs approve Rwf29 billion funding for aviation centre of excellence
A view of Kigali-Muhanga road that is set to be expanded to four lanes to decongest traffic, which remains a big challenge to the road users. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Infrastructure
Part of Kigali-Muhanga road to be expanded to four lanes under $120m funding
A voter talks to the electoral commission's volunteers before casting her vote during parliamentary elections in 2018. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Rwanda
What are the 4 key proposed changes to Rwanda's elections law?
RPF-Inkotanyi Secretary-General Wellars Gasamagera said that RPF is at the forefront of the consensual democracy. Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
Political parties forum roots for Rwanda's consensual democratic system
Officials including Speaker Donatille Mukabalisa (third R), and Rabab Fatima, the UN Under Secretary-General and High Representative (fourth R) pose for a group photo in Kigali, on November 9, 2023 (Emmanuel Ntirenganya)
Rwanda
UN conference due in Rwanda key to tackling landlocked countries’ problems – official
The Manager of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB) Project, Vitumbiko Chinoko, speaks during an interview on agricultural biotechnology  in Nairobi, on November 3. Photo by Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Africa
Expert gives insights on GMO potential, adoption in Africa
Some participants pose for a group photo at the closure of the African Conference on Agricultural Technologies (ACAT) on November 3, 2023,  in Nairobi, Kenya (Emmanuel Ntirenganya).
Agriculture
Continental conference appeals for adequate agri-tech funding
A worker during seeds multiplication exercise in Musanze. Rwanda will host the second edition of African Conference on Agricultural Technologies (ACAT) in its capital Kigali, in May 2025. Sam Ngendahimana
Agriculture
Rwanda to host next Africa agricultural tech conference
Workers at Pink Mango C&D – a Hong Kong-based textile manufacturer that acquired former C&H Garment Factory at Kigali Special Economic Zone on 26 November 2020. File
Law
Low-income earners to get tax cut as Rwanda enforces law
Farmers spraying pesticides in a maize plantation in Musanze. FILE
Agriculture
Drought, pest-tolerant biotech maize gaining foothold in Africa
The Chief Benefits Officer (CBO) at the Rwanda Social Security Board (RSSB), Regis Hitimana, during an interview on the importance of saving in both pension plan and EjoHeza at RSSB headquarters in Kigali. Courtesy
Featured
RSSB CBO on why you should save in pension, EjoHeza schemes
Workers sort potato plantation grown in a green house in Musanze. Experts are meeting in Kenya in a conference that seeks to leverage technologies capable of advancing agro-industry for food security. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Agriculture
Experts meet over harnessing agri-tech for food security
The Minister of Local Government, Jean Claude Musabyimana (R), and the Rwanda Country Representative for International Union Conservation of Nature – IUCN, Kaori Yasuda, plant a tree in Bugesera District, on October 28, 2023, during the launch of the 2023-2024 national tree planting season. COURTESY
Environment
Climate resilience: East to get largest share of targeted 63m trees
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Aviation
RwandAir expands fleet with new Boeing 737 aircraft
(R-L) Alfred Bizoza from UR, Patricia Ondeng, the acting CEO of the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Isaac Kagara, the founder and President of AOTA, and  Frank Murangwa, director of destination marketing at RCB.
Agriculture
IBMA to focus on agribusiness models that will improve farmers’ income

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