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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
The government has launched a $300 million (Rwf382 billion) relief project that aims to deploy various measures to mitigate flooding along the Mukungwa River. Photo: Courtesy
Environment
Govt launches Rwf382b project to combat Mukungwa river flooding
Farmers  in Rwangingo Marshlanda in Nyagatare District trying  to salvage their crops in the aftermath of heavy rains on May 06 2020. Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB) announced plans to save the 1,753-hectare Bugarama arable wetland from recurrent floods that have plunged rice farmers into losses in Rusizi District. Photo: Courtesy
Agriculture
Govt to save 1,700 ha Bugarama arable wetland from floods
Some of the over 6,000 homes that were wrecked by disasters on May 3, 2023, in Nyundo Sector, Rubavu District. The government is identifying ‘disaster hotspots’ prone to floods and landslides nationwide to move more families from danger zones before March.
Environment
Govt to identify ‘disaster hotspots’ ahead of three-month heavy rains
University of Rwanda's Gikondo campus. The relocation initiative is part of a broader framework of the university’s ongoing institutional reforms. File photo
Education
Relocation of UR Gikondo campus students pushed to June
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Rwanda
Rwf77 billion project launched to upgrade informal settlements in Kigali
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Crime
Huye official arrested for concealing information on Genocide
Minister of Trade and Industry, Jean-Chrysostome Ngabitsinze, during the interview on Friday, September 23. Olivier Mugwiza
Environment
Govt to reclaim ‘undeveloped land’ in industrial parks
City of Kigali announced that it will demolish up to 28 substandard houses in Urukumbuzi estate commonly known as Kwa Dubai, in Kinyinya Sector, Gasabo District.
Housing
Kwa Dubai estate: City authorities to demolish 28 substandard houses
A Farmer weeding in an Irish potato garden. Use of pesticides in treating potato disease could stop the decline in bee population and help increase honey production. Photo Courtesy
Agriculture
Genetically modified potatoes could address honey crisis – scientists
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Environment
Eight districts to face strong winds, Meteorological agency warns
A banana plantation that was attacked by Panama disease. Courtesy
Agriculture
Agric biotechnology could save banana varieties ravaged by Panama disease - experts
The Energy Private Developers Association (EPD) has launched an energy female inclusion subsector, on Friday, February 9. All photos by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
FEATURED: EPD committed to catalyzing positive change and promoting gender inclusivity in Rwanda’s energy sector
Juliet Kabera, Director General of the Rwanda Environment Management Authority presenting to visitors how Nyandungu wetland was revamped and became Nyandungu Wetland Eco-Tourism Park. Photo by Sam Ngendahimana
Environment
Nyandungu Eco-Park expansion to affect 74 properties
Some of the newly completed 257 homes at Bwiza Riverside estate  in Nyarugenge District in the City of Kigali. Photo by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
70% of Bwiza Riverside Estate homes sold
M23 rebels look on in Kibumba in Eastern Dr Congo on December 23, 2022.
Africa
M23 vows "to deal with" DR Congo artillery, air attacks
A segment of the newly revamped Wetland Ecotourism park in Kigali. The wetland spanning 121 hectares,has more than 62 indigenous plant species. Photo by Olivier Mugwiza
Environment
Nyandungu Eco-Park to be expanded by 43 hectares
A view of Rugezi Wetland in Burera District. The wetland stands as Rwanda's sole Ramsar site. Photo by Samuel Ngendahimana
Environment
Rwanda designates 35 swamplands to be 'fully protected'
An artist's impression of Rwintare wetland that is about to be revamped. The revitalization of five degraded wetlands in Kigali is expected to create 112,800 green employment opportunities. Courtesy
Environment
Kigali's wetland rehabilitation project set to generate over 100,000 green jobs

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