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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
MP Germaine Mukabalisa highlighted different challenges related to the new bill governing national parks and nature reserves .Craish Bahizi
Tourism
MP Mukabalisa ‘pokes holes’ in provision on national park abolition
Members of East African Legislative Assembly during a plenary in Kigali  on November 4. The Assembly adopted a motion to support EACOP. Courtesy
Africa
Why regional parliament backed East African crude oil project
A doctor conducts eye screening at Rwanda Military Hospital. MPs voted a law establishing the organ of Military Medical Insurance on November 8. Courtesy
Health
What an autonomous Military Medical Insurance means
The Commission’s activity report for the fiscal year 2021-2022 was presented to Parliament ,both Chambers.
Law
Over 40% defilement cases not lodged in courts – report
MPs during the Chamber of Deputies' Plenary held on Monday, November 7. The Plenary resolved that people who are responsible for public finance mismanagement be prosecuted. / Courtesy photo
Crime
MPs demand accountability for public funds abuse
Public Accounts Committee chairperson Valens Muhakwa during a hearing session as RTDA appear before the committee on September 8, 2022. Craish BAHIZI (2)
Rwanda
Parliament to examine committee findings on AG report
The National Electoral Commission Executive Secretary Charles Munyaneza addresses the media during a past news briefing (File)
Africa
Deadline set for EALA Rwandan members’ candidature
(L-R) EAC Secretary General Peter Mathuki, Rwanda's State Minister in Charge of EAC affairs Nshuti Manasseh, and  EALA ex-officio  Rebecca Miano during the regional parliament's Plenary in Kigali on November 2, 2022. (Courtesy)
Africa
‘Consensus principle’ blamed for hindering EAC progress
Burundi President, Évariste Ndayishimiye meets with the EAC Facilitator on the Peace Process in the Eastern DRC, former  Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta to discuss on the current security issues in Eastern DRC. Courtesy
Security
Uhuru, Ndayishimiye root for ‘comprehensive’ solution for DR Congo crisis
Martin Ngoga, the Speaker of EALA chairing  a session held in Kigali on Friday, November 4. Courtesy
Africa
Over $2m earmarked for EAC staff arrears
Minister of State in Charge of East African Community (EAC) Manasseh Nshuti and EAC Secretary General Peter Mathuki during a plenary sitting of EALA in Kigali. Courtesy
Economy
EAC must get ‘basics’ right prior to monetary union – Minister Nshuti
MP Fatuma Ndangiza speaks  during an EALA session that was debating on the Report of its Committee on Legal, Rules and Privileges on the East African Community Surveillance, Compliance and Enforcement Commission Bill, in Kigali, on Wednesday, November 2. Courtesy
Rwanda
EALA MPs call for usage of local currencies across EAC
Africa Improved Foods wins EAC Quality award 2022.
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Africa Improved Foods wins EAC Quality award 2022
President Paul Kagame addresses  members of EALA parliament during a  special plenary sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly in Kigali on Tuesday, November 1. Photo Village Urugwiro
Africa
Strong regional blocs key to prosperous African Union – Kagame
President Paul Kagame, Speaker of EALA ,Martin Ngoga, Senate President Augustin Iyamuremye and Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente at   a Special Sitting of the East African Legislative Assembly in Kigali on November 1. Village Urugwir
Africa
Kagame urges adoption of sustainable funding for EAC
Members of the East African Legislative Assembly during plenary session in Kigali on October 31. Courtesy
Education
Regional MPs push for closure of ‘quack’ universities
Members of the East African Legislative Assembly during plenary session session in Kigali on October 31. Courtesy
Rwanda
Regional MPs urge ratification of ‘key’ EAC protocols
The East African Legislative Assembly Speaker Martin Ngoga during a plenary session in Kigali on October 25. Courtesy
Africa
EALA Plenary to consider increase in EAC budget

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