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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
President of the African Development Bank Group Akinwumi Adesina delivers remarks during the second Africa food summit  in Dakar, Senegal on January 25, 2023. Courtesy
Economy
Africa’s food import bill doubles in seven years
Mourners at Bisesero Genocide Memorial in Karongi District. Rwanda has engaged the Mémorial de la Shoah  to help the country preserve the memorials of the 1994 genocide  against the Tutsi. Sam Ngendahimana
Rwanda
Rwanda engages Israeli foundation on preservation of Genocide memorials
Workers sort some seedlings inside of the  green houses in which some crop multiplication exercises are conducted at Gabiro Agribusiness Hub. Courtesy
Agriculture
How Gabiro residents will benefit from agribusiness hub
Agric expers have called for a set of actions to unlock Africa’s potential to become a global food powerhouse.
Agriculture
Experts want Africa's $1 trillion agric potential unlocked
WASAC technician tries to fix a water pipe at Kanombe in Kigali. SCADA software will help to detect leakages along water networks, monitor levels, and quality, as well as contribute to water loss reduction. File
Technology
Water utility introduces monitoring software to cut losses
Member of Parliament Theogene Munyangeyo has proposed that Rwanda should make reforms in lowering major tax rates for all concerned entities. File
Economy
Cut taxes for all, instead of incentives for some – MP Munyangeyo
Mosquito repellent  that should be used by workers during at night. Internet
Health
MPs want mosquito repellents for late-night at-risk workers
Some of 40 new ambulances donated by Belgium to Rwanda on September 24, 2020. Parliament has requested the government to show the road map to address the shortage of ambulances in six months. Craish Bahizi
Health
Parliament tasks Govt to acquire more ambulances
An Aerial view of the ongoing construction activities of some infrastructure at Gabiro Agribusiness Hub in Nyagatare District.  Developed to cater for the country’s food security needs and  to increase the  exports, so far eleven investors are set to start carrying out commercial farming on 4,000 hectares  in April 2023. Courtesy
Agriculture
Rwanda identifies investors for Gabiro Agribusiness Hub
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Business
'Shattered hope': Plight of chia seed investors
Some chia seeds packed in sacks in Akenes and Kernels Ltd warehouse at Kigali Special Economic Zone (Photo by Dan Gatsinzi)
Agriculture
Chia seeds revenue to dip as sale is disrupted
Fish production in Rwanda slightly increased from 41,664 tonnes in 2021 to 43, 560 tonnes in 2022. Courtesy
Business
Why fish production targets have become ‘unachievable’
A view of CHIC, one of leading commercial complex in Kigali. A new bill suggests to reduce by half the fines imposed on a taxpayer who declares due tax on time, but does not pay it in the prescribed period.  Craish Bahizi
Economy
Penalties on late tax payment could be slashed by 50%
MP Omar Munyaneza, Chairperson of the Committee on National Budget and Patrimony speaking to journalists about the tax procedure bill, at Parliamentary buildings, on January 11, 2022. Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Law
Lawmakers to engage public on tax legislations
RRA Commissioner General, Pascal Bizimana Ruganintwali during a press briefing last year. File
Law
Tax refund fraud to attract 5-year jail term
Doctors conduct an operation at Kacyiru Hospital.  Medical personnel  will continue to start work at the usual time, 7 am. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Law
Experts urge review of legal provisions on working hours
Workers employed in private institutions, including banks and telecommunication companies,are concerned that they are given short unreliable contracts.
Business
Recruitment firms face scrutiny over ‘exploitative employee contracts’
Minister of Agriculture Gerardine  Mukeshimana during a guided tour of Nasho Maize plantation in Eastern Province. The maize production target by 2024, was 2.94 tonnes per hectare. File
Agriculture
Why agriculture still falls short of set targets

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