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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
Workers sorts garbage at Nduba dumpsite in Gasabo. According to WASAC the plan to construct Kigali’s centralised sewage system is slated for March this year. File
Infrastructure
Construction of Kigali’s central sewerage system to start March
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How Green Gicumbi Project is strengthening climate resilience in vulnerable communities
Farmers spray pesticides in a maize plantation in an effort to combat Fall Armyworm  last year.  According to RAB,  at least 90 per cent of the maize and sorghum plantations were highly affected by the pests in Nyamagabe, Nyanza and Muhanga districts. Courtesy
Agriculture
Rwanda changes tack on Fall Armyworms response
Visits tour a mini-exhibition of the products that were developed by NIRDA in Huye-based laboratory. Photos by Craish Bahizi
Featured
NIRDA woos investors to takeover, commercialize developed research products
Some of cars that Tomtransfers Company rent and sell in Kigali. RIB spokesperson confirmed that Since May 2022, over 200 complaints have been recieved and more are still coming. Courtesy
Crime
Tom Transfers saga: Number of alleged victims hits 200
Aerial view of Kigali city's Business District in Nyarugenge. Rwanda Investigation Bureau has revealed that white collar crimes or fraud crimes are on the rise and named 10 companies behind the rise were listed.
Crime
Call for more consumer protection measures amid rise in white-collar crimes
Agric young entrepreneur Dieudonne Niyodushima with his mates. They say that there is a need for funding and enhanced access to finance for young entrepreneurs with startups so as to increase both production and quality. Courtesy
Technology
Local startups seek funding to tap into AfCFTA
Thierry Murangira, Rwanda Investigation Bureau spokesperson. RIB has warned the public against working with over 10 companies that are allegedly committing white-collar crimes. Photo: File
Crime
RIB names 10 companies involved in white-collar crimes
Minister of Trade and Industry, Jean Chrysostome Ngabitsinze interacts with other delegates at the World Economic Forum. Speaking during a session Ngabitsinze said that the coalition can contribute meaningfully to reducing emissions and boosting resilience. Courtesy
Environment
Rwanda joins coalition of Trade Ministers to phase out fossil fuels
Farmers havest Irish Potato in Gicumbi through green Gicumbi project.  Rwanda produces 916,000 tonnes of Irish potatoes every year, making it the third most popular food crop produced.Couresty
Agriculture
Gicumbi seed multipliers to benefit from Rwf1.3b fund
Fishermen during the fishing activities in Lake Kivu. The government will this month start implementing a €15 million five-year project to boost fish farming production. Courtesy
Economy
Govt to invest €15 million to boost fish farming
Jeanne d’Arc Mujawamariya, the Minister for Environment speaks about effort to end plastic pollution,  on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Courtesy
Environment
Minister Mujawamariya rallies global leaders to end plastic waste
Some of cars that Tomtransfers Company rent and sell in Kigali. The company has closed office amid ongoing investigations over alleged crimes. Courtesy
Business
Tom Transfers halts operations amid fraud allegations
Rwanda’s Ambassador to the UAE Emmanuel Hategeka joined leaders from DUBUY and Dubai Multi Commodities Centre
Economy
Rwanda’s coffee exports to UAE set to grow
City of Kigali headquarter in Nyarugenge District. Officials will from Monday, January 16, to January 20, provide detailed explanations on who is eligible for land tax exemption. Sam Ngendahimana
Rwanda
City officials to clarify land tax exemption
Agric specialists work in a crop multiplication center in Musanze District. Farmers have raised the need of the new crop varieties that can cope with drought, diseases, pests, and floods. Sam Ngendahimana
Agriculture
Rwanda looks to mobilise $24m for climate friendly crops
A landscape view of Kigali City's residential area. Plots of lands in Kigali that recently turned into residential zones but have not yet acquired basic infrastructure to facilitate planned settlement are likely to be exempted from paying taxes. Sam Ngendahimana
Housing
Why some plots of land in Kigali will be exempt from tax
Workers sorting new cassava varieties that were multiplied at RAB station in Huye. RAB has already Confined trials for GM cassava and potato to grow the varieties that can resist on pests. Courtesy
Agriculture
Scientists push for GMO seeds as pests threaten crops

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