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 Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Emmanuel Ntirenganya
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
Some of the 1,260 housing units that have been constructed in Busanza in Kicukiro. CRAISH BAHIZI
Housing
Over 1,200 affordable housing units completed in Busanza
 The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Representative in Rwanda, Kwabena Asante-Ntiamoah, during the African and Asian Parliamentarians’ Dialogue towards International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD30) and the Addis Ababa Declaration on Population and Development (AADPD10).
Economy
Africa’s youthful population can be leveraged for socio-economic transformation - UNFPA representative
Two people with disabilities are assisted to board a bus in Kigali. Photo by Craish Bahizi
Rwanda
6 things to know about census for people with disabilities
The Minister of National Unity and Civic Engagement, Jean Damascene Bizimana speaks at a consultative session with media on October 20. Emmanuel Ntirenganya
Rwanda
Media vital in fostering Rwandans’ unity, resilience – Bizimana
The Cabinet appointed Providence Umurungi as chairperson of the National Commission for Human Rights, replacing Marie-Claire Mukasine, on October 20. Courtesy
Rwanda
Law scholar to head Rwanda rights body
Participants and trainers pose for a group photo after completing a three-day workshop. All Photos by Craish BAHIZI
Featured
Rwanda mulls creation of unemployment insurance scheme
Some airplanes at Kigali International Airport during the CHOGM. The Cabinet’s October 20 decision to approve relevant deals with countries on the African continent, Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
Aviation
Cabinet adopts Rwanda’s air service deals with 15 countries

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