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 Michel Nkurunziza
Michel Nkurunziza
The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has postponed by-elections for district councillors that  were planned for August 11  in Rubavu district.
Rwanda
NEC postpones by-elections for Rubavu councillors, mayor
Mystery as smoke billows from Nyamasheke hill. Courtesy photo
Environment
Geologists start probe into smoke, fire billowing from Nyamasheke hill
The event was co-hosted by Representative Trent Kelly, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and Ambassador Mathilde Mukantabana.
Rwanda
Govt spokesperson commends growing US-Rwanda partnership
A community health worker spraying medicine to combat malaria in Ruhango district. Scientists have warned of a surge in malaria in the Northern province as temperatures rise. File
Health
Scientists warn of malaria in Northern province as temperatures rise
A view of a forest that is being havested in Rurindo District. The government has authorized the allocation of 7,716 hectares of state forests to private investors for responsible harvesting and oversight. Sam Ngendahimana
Environment
Rwanda allocates over 7,000 hectares of state forests to investors
Activits during a guided tour of a new restored forests of indigenous trees in Rwamagana. Photo by Dan Gatsinzi
Environment
Nature Conservation Day: 10 indigenous trees on verge of extinction
Participants follow a presentation during the closing event of the project. The training focused on increasing horticulture farmers' productivity using organic fertilizers and implementing cost-effective techniques. Photos by Craish BAHIZI
Featured
4,500 farmers benefit from Catholic Relief Services' USAID-funded project
ICT and Innovation Minister, Paula Ingabire interacts with Kampeta Pitchette Sayinzoga, CEO of Development Bank of Rwanda (BRD) PLC at the  meeting in Kigali, on July 25. Photo by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
Private sector urged to pursue data-driven investments
The newly constructed housing units of the first apartment in the Isange estate Phase II, on the scenic Rebero hill in Kicukiro District on July 24. Photos by Emmanuel Dushimimana
Featured
Photos: Imara Properties completes first apartment of Isange estate phase II
Louise Mushikiwabo, the Secretary General of the International Organisation of La Francophonie.File
International
Mushikiwabo not invited for Francophone games in DR Congo - official
Some seedlings of indigenous species. Rwanda is planning to plant more trees, of which 40 per cent must be indigenous species, in order to access the carbon market. COURTESY
Environment
Carbon trading: Indigenous trees to take up 40% of Rwanda’s forests
The National Electoral Commission Executive Secretary Charles Munyaneza addresses the media during a past news briefing. SAM NGENDAHIMANA
Rwanda
Date set for district by-elections
Activists during a guided tour of a protected forest in Kayonza. Rwanda is hosting the 2023 International Conference on Conservation Biology (ICCB 2023) slated for July 23-27. Courtesy
Science
Over 90 country representatives attend conference on conservation biology in Kigali
Rwanda Revenue Authority Commissioner General, Pascal Bizimana Ruganintwali, during a press conference in Kigali on Friday, July 21. Courtesy
Economy
Rwanda tax revenue up by 22.1%
A fish farm in Lake Kivu in Karongi District. Fishing communities have been warned of strong winds around Lake Kivu. File
Environment
Fishing communities warned of strong winds around Lake Kivu
Macky Sall, the President of Senegal speaks at panel discussion during the opening of Women Deliver Conference 2023 in Kigali on July 17. President Macky Sall  has pledged 150 scholarships to Afghan girls studying in Rwanda.
Education
Senegal president pledges 150 scholarships for Afghan girls in Rwanda
An artistic impression of the Rwf30bn five-star hotel. All photos: Courtesy.
Housing
Districts partner to build Rwf30bn hotel, golf course
Panelists discuss on  Status of Women in Agrifood Systems, during the Women Deliver Conference held in Kigali on July 18. Courtesy
Featured
Closing gender gap in food systems could increase global GDP by $1 trillion- FAO

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