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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
EALA MPs follow MP Mashaka Khalfan Ngole, the committee's Chairperson as he presents the report during an EALA plenary session last week in Arusha. Courtesy
Africa
Report exposes issues ‘hindering’ Kiswahili use in EAC
Some MPs who attended the workshop for EALA parliamentarians on gender responsive budgeting, on June 16, 2023, in Arusha, Tanzania (courtesy)
Women
EALA women MPs turn focus on gender-responsive budgeting
The East African Legislative Assembly has unanimously approved a supplementary budget of over $11.9 million for the East African Community in the financial year 2022-2023. Courtesy
Africa
EALA approves $12m supplementary budget
The Chairperson of the Council of Ministers, Ezéchiel Nibigira  presents the budget estimates for the EAC's financial year 2023-2024, during the EALA plenary on June 15.Courtesy
Africa
Regional MPs call for action as EAC faces high trade deficit
Workers packaging fresh green beans for export at Garden Fresh Packhouse at Kigali Special Economic Zone. Craish Bahizi
Agriculture
EAC rolls out campaign to boost agri-exports
(From L-R): The EAC budget officer, Beatrice Jerono Rono; the Counsel to the East African Community,  Anthony Luyirika Kafumbe; the Chairperson of the EAC Council of Ministers, Ezéchiel Nibigira;   the EAC Secretary General Peter Mathuki; and the  EAC Director of Finance, Juvenal Ndimurirwo, present the bloc's budget, on June 13, 2023, in Arusha, Tanzania (Emmanuel Ntirenganya).
Africa
EAC budget rises to $100m as MPs call for more to spur integration
Trainees, trainers and officials pose for a group photo as the 5-day training for RSSB staff on social security administration and governance, came to an end on June 9, 2023, in Kigali (RSSB).
Rwanda
RSSB pledges more social security coverage after ILO training
Richard Tusabe, Minister of State in Charge of the National Treasury at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning addresses members of Parliament on June 8. Courtesy
Economy
Six key proposed changes in Rwanda's VAT tax bill
EU-Ambassador to Rwanda Belen Calvo Uyarra. Hundreds of business operators from Europe and Rwanda will gather in Kigali, from June 26-27, 2023 for the EU-Rwanda Business Forum. Courtesy
Economy
EU-Rwanda business forum to boost trade, investments
President Paul Kagame receives a delegation of Volkswagen Group Executives who are in Rwanda for the 5th anniversary of Volkswagen partnership with Rwanda, at his office in Kigali, on June 9, 2023 (Village Urugwiro).
Rwanda
Rwanda set to use locally assembled Volkswagen electric tractors
Workers on duty at Inyange industries. According to a newly proposed bill by the Chamber of Deputies, powdered milk and processed water will be exempt from taxation. Dan Nsengiyumva
Economy
Govt to tax e-cigarettes, exempt milk powder, water
Some housing units at Riverside Estate in Nyarugenge District. BRD revealed reforms to the affordable housing programme, allowing more Rwandans to access low-interest loans and achieve homeownership. Bahizi
Housing
BRD explains new changes to affordable housing guidelines
At the Avocado Sea Freight Trial Workshop, Jean-Marie Vianney Munyaneza, export services division manager at NAEB, said sea route could  be a cheaper alternative shipment means to aircargo (Emmanuel Dushimimana)
Featured
FEATURED: Rwanda to extend avocado export by sea after successful initial shipment
RwandAir's Chief Executive Officer Yvonne Manzi Makolo speaks during a meeting. Courtesy
Aviation
RwandAir CEO sheds light on high cost of flying in Africa
People representing entities that were awarded for their efforts to address plastic pollution through plastic waste management pose for a photo with Environment Minister Jeanne d'Arc Mujawamariya (C), and the Director General, Rwanda Environment Management Authority (REMA), Juliet Kabera, on June 5, 2023, in Kigali. Photos by Craish Bahizi
Environment
PHOTOS: Inside Rwanda’s revised green growth blueprint
A resident is served by Irembo agent as  they unveiled the BYIKORERE Campaign, that aims at revolutionizing how citizens access and engage with government services in Burera in May. Courtesy
Technology
Digitisation: 400 more services to be accessed via Irembo
ICT and Innovation Minister, Paula Ingabire addresses Senators during a consultative session on actions in line with developing ICT in Rwanda on June 1. Courtesy
Technology
ICT Minister on why making smartphones in Africa is not competitive
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Donatille Mukabalisa (C), UN Under-Secretary-General and High Representative, Rabab Fatima (fourth right), and other officials pose for a group photo at Parliamentary Buildings in Kigali, on Friday, June 2, 2023 (courtesy).
Rwanda
Rwanda to host UN landlocked developing countries conference

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