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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Traffic police officers invigilate a driving test exam in Kigali. The government is nearing the completion of plans to implement automatic driving tests and issue related licenses. COURTESY
Rwanda
Automatic driving tests, licencing in final stages
Senator Evode Uwizeyimana has suggested that the infamous ‘demarrage en côte’ or ‘hill start’ driving test should be scrapped for automatic cars. PHOTO BY Craish BAHIZI
Senator calls for review in testing for driver's license
Taxi-moto operators wade through a flooded street in Kigali. FILE
Business
Minister Nsabimana blames low motor-cycle insurance cover on high premiums
Infrastructure Minister Ernest Nsabimana during  a session with the Senate on July 25. Minister Nsabimana said that The City of Kigali is expected to receive 100 buses by the end of December 2023. Courtesy
Rwanda
Kigali to get 100 public buses by end 2023 – Minister Nsabimana
The President of the Republic of the Congo, also known as Congo-Brazzaville, Denis Sassou Nguesso has hailed the Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture. All photos by Olivier Mugwiza
Science
PHOTOS: President Nguesso hails Rwanda agric research centre
The President of the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Denis Sassou N’guesso visited Rwanda from July 21 to 23. Courtesy
Africa
Five key highlights of Congo-Brazzaville President’s visit to Rwanda
The law establishing Value Added Tax was passed by the Lower House on July 20. Craish Bahizi
Law
MPs propose ‘adequate’ VAT reward to consumers as law is passed
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Africa
For Africa to prosper, peace must reign – President Nguesso
A view of Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture (RICA) in Bugesera. The President of the Republic of Congo (Congo-Brazzaville), Denis Sassou Nguesso will visit the campus on Saturday, July 22. COURTESY
Agriculture
President Nguesso to visit Rwanda Institute for Conservation Agriculture
Lawmakers during a plenary session of the Lower House on July 20, 2023. COURTESY
Economy
Rwanda cuts corporate income tax ‘to spur investments’
PHOTO BY RBA
Politics
Congo-Brazzaville President visits Rwanda, to address parliament
The Lower House has requested the Ministry of Education to address the issue of expired laboratory chemicals and products available in some schools in the country, within three months, to avert possible harmful effects on school.
Science
Expired lab chemicals in schools: MPs urge ‘safe’ disposal
The Minister of National Unity and Civic Engagement, Jean-Damascène Bizimana. FILE
Rwanda
Unity Minister decries insufficient research on Genocide history
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Education
House calls for action on school lab shortage
People with disabilities during a meeting at Nyarugunga Sector. Senators are advocating for an expedited count and categorisation of people with disabilities to ensure adequate support for their unique requirement. CRAISH BAHIZI
Rwanda
Senators push for full count of people with disabilities
An agric expert works in multiplication center in Musanze District. The government has taken a step towards regulating genetically modified organisms with the introduction of a new draft law governing biosafety. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Agriculture
Rwanda introduces new biosafety bill to regulate GMOs
Radio presenter Solange Ayanone during a program at Isango Star Radio. COURTESY
Women
How Ayanone gained foothold in Rwanda’s male-dominated media industry
Participants pose for a group photo after the launch of Manzi Finance on July 14, 2023, in Kigali (Craish Bahizi)
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FEATURED: Manzi Finance launches, pledges to offer low-cost loans

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